Hartley Grange is a splendid Grade II listed mansion house dating back to the 17thcentury with later alterations. The house has a fascinating and illustrious history and, reputedly, is the house where WW2 Pilot Douglas Bader recuperated.
Hartley Grange was divided into five separate properties in the 1950s and The Hall is the central portion. This is a wonderful opportunity for the purchaser to acquire an elegant and spacious home with well-proportioned rooms, a stunning central staircase together with a wealth of character and period features.
The Hall is accessed via the original main entrance doorway into the inner hall. A door leads through to the dining hall which has a marble floor and original double doors which open into the magnificent central hallway. The kitchen has fitted cabinetry and free-standing cupboards and has doors which lead onto the attractive paved courtyard which is ideal for outdoor entertaining. There is an inner lobby and utility room leading off the kitchen. A cloak room is situated off the main hallway. The elegant and spacious drawing room is a fabulous feature of the property which has a large period window with views over the garden to the front. It has a superb plaster ceiling, period fireplace and wooden floor. A door leads through to the study with ornate ceiling and original doorway to outside. There is a shared cellar for the property which is not currently in use but may be utilised subject to renovation.
From the hallway the original wide timber staircase leads to the first floor galleried landing with feature staircase window. Doors lead to the generously proportioned master bedroom with en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and family shower room. Access to a spacious attic is accessed from this floor. There is potential to convert the attic space into further accommodation, subject to the necessary planning permissions.
Hartley Grange is approached via a country lane leading onto a gravelled driveway sweeping across the front of the property. The Hall has access over the driveway and into its garden situated beyond. The garden is divided into two parts and is a fabulous feature of the house. There is a walled garden with feature paved terrace and storage areas. A door leads through to a further private lawned area with specimen trees and a Millennium Obelisk which was erected . This area is ideal for a swimming pool or tennis court, subject to the necessary planning permissions.
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Lot Acres: 0.8