A stunning five bedroom Grade-II* listed country house in a secluded rural location.
This charming country house boasts Tudor origins and offers a rare-to-the-market proposition. In 1683, the property was remodeled for Charles Hurst, and later additions to the layout include a wing added in the 1800s, resulting in a unique layout which adds to the property’s extensive charm. The property has original character features throughout, including exposed timber beams, a 17th century stone inglenook fireplace and a Jacobean solid wood staircase.
The kitchen/ breakfast room features solid wood fitted units, a large tiled recess housing a full-size red Aga and space for dining. The area shares a semi open-plan space with the good sized dining room, which features windows overlooking the garden and doors leading outside. A double doorway with sliding doors, leads through into the spacious sitting room boasting an original stone feature fireplace and exposed ceiling beams. The ground floor also benefits from a family room, a cosy snug, an additional sitting room a light-filled sun room and useful utility space. On the first floor, there are two light-filled dual aspect bedrooms, one of which benefits from an en suite, whilst the other is serviced by a family bathroom. Accessed via a separate staircase is a further bedroom on the first floor. The second floor features two further bedrooms and a shower room.
The property benefits from solid wood electric gates, providing security and privacy. A long tree-lined driveway leads to an attractive cobbled courtyard / parking area, while a large double garage and workshop with power connection is attached to the main house.
The property’s grounds total approximately 1 acre, and include elegant English country gardens with established planting, specimen trees and expansive areas of well-kept lawn. A York stone patio area to the rear provides an ideal space for al fresco entertaining. There is also an attractive pond with waterfall feature in the grounds.
The property is surrounded by rolling hills which provide a stunning outlook with views of Bolesworth, Peckforton and Beeston Castles.
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