Guide Price £3,750,000
An exceptional residence standing within mature level grounds of 2 acres together with Leisure complex, Tennis Court and dedicated cinema Annex. Approached from a long private drive, the property stands on the fringe of the beautiful 155 acres of Marden Park and Woldingham Village.
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Attractive white rendered elevations and a shallow pitched roof characterise the property which borrows much from the Arts and Craft Movement. The house was built in 1910 and potrays a robust construction typical of this era when craftsmanship was held in high regard.
In total this family estate provides 7,500 sq/ft of floor area spread across the main house and Leisure facilities which include a Cinema, Annex, Swimming Pool House and Gym.
Upon entering the property, you are greeted by a large welcoming reception hall. Illuminated by the natural light of a central lantern feature, the hall has a contemporary feel. The solid polished oak flooring adds a touch of opulence.
At the heart of the house is the capacious kitchen and family area with underfloor heating. A bespoke kitchen by Figura is fitted in solid oak, complimented by dark granite work surfaces and a central curved breakfast bar island complete with inset chopping board sitting on slate flooring. Quality integrated equipment includes a Lacanche fan oven, five-ring hob range, concealed extractor unit, space for plumbed American style fridge freezer, Fisher & Paykel double drawer dishwasher. Excellent storage units include a double larder unit. The adjoining utility room is concealed by obscured glazed doors and fitted with a sink, Miele washing machine and tumble dryer.
Open Plan Family and Dining Areas:
There are two distinct leisure areas to the front and rear of the property, with wood burners forming a focal point. The flooring is in polished oak and both areas benefit from good natural light. To the rear, two lantern lights and three sets of bifold doors bring you into the landscaped gardens, perfect for seasonal entertaining.
Double aspect drawing room with central stone fireplace fitted with gas flame fire. The flooring is in a beautiful oak herringbone pattern.
A double aspect study of office proportions sits at the rear of the house and is characterised by a square bay with window seating. Adams style fireplace with marble inset.
A comfortable room with herringbone patterned oak flooring and a bay window, fitted with bifold doors giving access to the rear terrace.
Accessed via a secondary ‘servants’ staircase or the principal staircase
The theme of large, well appointed rooms continues into the master bedroom suite. Located in the southern wing of the property, the suite features a south aspect bay window with a further leaded window facing west, affording distant views toward Marden Park. A dressing area fitted with a range of full length Figura wardrobes and drawer units with bench style window seat with storage below. Luxuriously fitted bathroom with central shaped bath, separate shower enclosure, twin sinks inset to bathroom furniture adjoining mirrored linen cupboards, wall hung bidet and W.C.
A fully tiled room fitted with Amtico flooring, double shower enclosure, bath with overhead shower, W.C, large vanity unit and obscured window to front.
Double Bedroom benefitting from window with rear aspect. En suite facility.
Features and Benefits:
Gas central heating, Double glazed throughout with some leaded and stained glass windows. Decorative coving, cast iron radiators, original bell call system, comprehensive alarm and CCTV system.
Professionally landscaped with motion sensor lighting, the extensive gardens are laid out to provide a number of entertaining areas and afford views across Marden Park. A large rear terrace faces South West and is divided into two sections. A loggia sits to the rear of the study providing cool shade on hot Summer days. The main area can be shaded by an automatic awning, this terrace gives way to a large sunken fire pit area with formed circular timber bench seating with a back drop of planters and a central gas fire. Shaped dwarf walling forms a boundary to the formal gardens which includes a beautiful pond area, seating with small feature bridge, shaded by mature woodland copse to the left hand boundary. An extensive lawn features topiary hedging with planted shrub and flower beds.
Swimming Pool Complex:
Completely refurbished building, this wonderful leisure facility comprises of a new heated pool, with mini bar area. Adjoining W.C, shower, sauna and gym.
Completely self contained the building sits to the front of the main house and adjoins the double garage. Formally a stable block, the building was converted in 2012 and provides a leisure facility presently used as a cinema and pool room. A well equipped kitchen and shower room complete this wonderful facility.
Full size Tennis Court:
Enclosed with newly laid court. Putting green to side.
Concealed vegetable garden provides a series of raised planters and large greenhouse.
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