An outstanding classic contemporary detached five bedroom country home on the outskirts of the village.
Bishops Place was constructed in 2002 to exacting standards by the present owners and is situated on the outskirts of this popular village. The house has been constructed with attractive mellow brick elevations under a hip sloped roof. The façade faces south and has an elegant portico over the front door with balcony above. The architecture is to a classical Georgian design with evenly spaced sash windows set either side of the front door. The house stands close to the centre of the plot with landscaped and lawned gardens and grounds. To the west of the house is a swimming pool set in a wide tiled surround and overlooked by a pool house, surrounded by tropical plants and palms.
Internally the house has been designed and decorated to a very high standard with a contemporary feel. The rooms are of good proportions and size and commence with an entrance hall, of particular note is the glass and steel staircase with oak treads. To the left is a spacious dining room with dual aspect windows and Amtico rosewood flooring. Immediately to the rear of the property is the drawing room which again has windows to two aspects and an open fireplace inset with LPG fire on a raised granite hearth. The outstanding kitchen/ breakfast room has a range of Italian Binova contemporary units with integrated Miele oven, Fischer and Poykal double oven, the central island unit has a marble top and Gaggenau six ring ceramic hob and steamer. The garden room has a vaulted ceiling and has extensive views across the rear. The remainder of the rooms on the ground floor comprise an office, cloakroom and utility room.
The spacious landing provides access to all the first floor rooms, has built in storage facilities, child friendly ¾ length sash windows, made by Mumford and Wood, and an oval skylight immediately above the stairs which floods the area with natural lighting. The master bedroom includes an en-suite bathroom comprising a free standing bath, shower, his and hers matching wash hand basins, wc, heated chrome towel rail and is fully tiled to the walls and floor. In addition there are further built in wardrobe facilities and a door leading to a balcony above the portico which has an ornate stone balustrade. The remaining bedrooms are all doubles, with bedroom two and five having independent en-suite facilities, bedrooms three and four have a Jack and Jill arrangement to the central bathroom which comprises a bath, a shower, two wash hand basins and wc. All the
bathrooms are fully tiled.
The property is approached via a shaped shingle drive which is secluded by mature hedging, and once beyond the hedging opens up to reveal the façade of the property. As previously mentioned the grounds extend to approximately two acres, with the front borders adjacent to the house having an abundance of topiary box hedging. The gardens comprise of a large expanse of well tended lawns to three sides of the property with a paved terrace to the rear, and in the right hand corner of the garden is a feature fish pond retained by shale, pebble stones and trees. To the left of the property is a swimming pool, adjacent terrace and pool house which has a kitchen area, changing area and separate wc. The property also benefits from having an astro turf tennis court and the remainder of the boundaries are secluded by an abundance of silver birch and conifer trees. Adjacent to the property is a garage block which comprises two double length tandem garages with a double car port between and a third garage/storage room to the rear. The garage block has previously had planning permission for an annex but this has lapsed.
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Lot Acres: 2