Guide price £1,200,000
A substantial and superbly presented Edwardian house in a sought after town location set in delightful secluded grounds approaching 0.6 of an acre in all. Covered Entrance Porch, Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Family Room, Study, Garden Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom. Galleried Landing, Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room, Five Further Bedrooms and Two Bathroom/Shower Rooms. Integral Annexe with Sitting/Games Room, Kitchenette, Bathroom and Mezzanine Bedroom. Driveway and Parking, Integral Double Garage, Large Established Grounds and Garden Stores. The Property Windermere is an impressive detached Edwardian house in a sought after town location, offering 4405 sq ft of beautifully presented accommodation and attractive established grounds. Built in 1926, this attractive extended family home has colourwashed elevations under a peg tiled roof, with a stained timber decorative gable to the front and pentagonal turreted window to the side, double glazing, gas fired central heating and alarm system. The property boasts attractive period features including high ceilings, marble and decorative wood fireplaces, fine oak wooden staircase, mahogany doors and entrance porch, all of which came from the original Cheveley Park House, which was pulled down in the early 20th Century. Arranged over two floors, the light and spacious accommodation incorporates a welcoming reception hall with an oak staircase, parquet wood floor and store cupboard, three reception rooms, study, garden room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom, galleried landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, five further bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. The integral annexe has a sitting/games room, kitchenette, bathroom and mezzanine bedroom. The triple aspect sitting room has a bay window to the front, window to the side and French doors to the garden room, fireplace with stone surround and gas fire and decorative cornicing. The vaulted garden room is glazed to three sides with a mosaic tiled floor, electric panel heater and French doors to the garden. The attractive dining room has an open fireplace with decorative carved surround, display shelves with cupboards below and French doors to the garden. The study has a window to the front and fitted cupboards. A useful cloakroom is located off the reception hall. The generously sized open plan kitchen/breakfast room has two windows to the front, beech fronted base and eye level units, granite worktops with upstands, one and a half bowl sink with drainer, integrated appliances including Britannia Rangemaster cooker with stainless steel extractor hood above and dishwasher, space for American style fridge/freezer, fireplace housing a wood burning stove, tiled floor and recessed ceiling downlights. The spacious double aspect family room has two windows to the rear, fitted shelves and cupboards, recessed ceiling downlights and part glazed doors to the garden. The useful utility room has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, part glazed door to outside and door to the integral garage. The galleried landing has a bay window to the front and access to the roof space. The triple aspect master bedroom enjoys views over the garden with an en-suite shower room. There are five further bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room. The integral annexe offers flexible ancillary accommodation with a kitchenette to the ground floor, which can be accessed from the rear. There is a first floor vaulted sitting/games room with windows to the front and rear, built-in cupboards, wood effect floor and ceiling mounted spotlights. A spacious and well finished bathroom serves this part of the house and there is also a mezzanine bedroom. Outside Windermere has a sweeping gravel driveway providing turning and parking for several vehicles and access to the house, double garage and garden. The integral double garage has two up and over electric doors to the front, a workbench, wash basin, gas fired boiler, power and light. The front of the property is well screened by mature trees including a copper beech with a lawn and well stocked flower and shrub beds. Gates to both sides of the house lead to the attractive established garden, which is mainly laid to lawn surrounded by mature trees including the notable early 20th Century monkey puzzle tree. A large paved terrace adjoins the rear where there is outside lighting and a water tap, there is a brick built garden shed with power and light.
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