Offers in excess of £2,500,000
An imposing property with a one bedroom annexe in an acre of stunning gardens, on a private no-through road. Whiteacre originally dates back to the 1930s and has in recent years undergone an extensive programme of extension and refurbishment creating a wonderful, spacious and bright family home in a truly outstanding plot. In addition, the property has the added benefit of an attached one bedroom apartment with its own private entrance; perfect for a live in au-pair or nanny or elderly relatives. Ground floor accommodation is set from the central hall with part double height ceiling. There is an impressive triple aspect drawing room with fireplace and access to the garden, a sizeable study and a stunning extended open plan living dining kitchen to the rear. This room features two sky lanterns and incredible views toward the gardens with triple access points including a wall of bifold doors. A feature corner log burning stove has been installed adding a coziness to this large bright room. The kitchen is hand built and features extra deep cupboards, a central island with breakfast bar and a range of integrated appliances including both electric and gas Esse range cookers. Completing the ground floor of the main house is a guest WC with cloak cupboard and utility room which enables internal access to the annexe apartment. Accessed from the family room, the lower ground floor houses the entertainment area with a media room and games room with bifold doors to the large sunken sun trap patio. There is also a separate storage room of a good size with high ceilings that could serve multiple purposes. To the first floor are four good sized double bedrooms. There is one en-suite to the master bedroom, a Jack and Jill bathroom for two other bedrooms and a large family bathroom. The master also features a large dressing room. This could, if preferred, be a fifth bedroom. Annexe The apartment is fully self-contained with its own private entrance however it can also be accessed internally if preferred. The annexe offers an open plan dining kitchen, living room with French doors onto its own patio area, double bedroom and bathroom. Outside Whiteacre is set in a clearly exceptional and mature plot of around one acre. To the front, the property is set well back from its gates with a deep, beautifully planted garden bed and large parking area with access to the detached double garage. The rear gardens have been landscaped in a natural and varied way to give the impression of being in the countryside and a great perception of depth. They incorporate multiple seating and relaxation areas from which to enjoy its tranquility including four individual patios and decked areas directly abutting the rear of the house. There are a variety of flowering and ornamental plants and bushes, giving the property incredible privacy as well as screening from several mature evergreen trees. The rare bonus of backing onto the grounds of Hale Barns Cricket club allows the property an additional level of privacy to the rear. There are numerous outbuildings including a further single lean-to garage, which could make an ideal gym, a log store, and a summer house with an attached garden shed.
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