Ashwood Place was originally built as a single substantial residence in 1929 and was later occupied as a children's home before its conversion in recent years to a number of impressive apartments.
Now Grade II listed, the property was originally designed in the Arts and Crafts style by M.H. Baillie Scott a well-known architect of the period and retains an absolute wealth of period features including extensive oak panelling and joinery, window frames (now double glazed),carved stone fireplaces and some magnificent decorative plaster ceilings by J C Pocock.
The property is entered via a vast and impressive oak panelled gallery with the individual apartments leading off. Litchard benefits from a spacious inner reception hall. The superbly generous south-facing drawing room features a wide and almost full height window from which lovely garden views may be enjoyed. This leads through to a bright dining room with a feature Italian marble drinking fountain set into a niche of lapis-lazuli and gold mosaic. A French door opens to the terrace.
The well-fitted triple-aspect kitchen/breakfast room also benefits from a French door to the garden terrace. Two generous en suite bedrooms complete the ground floor arrangement while stairs lead down to a third bedroom and family bathroom. Restored and upgraded to an impressively high standard, the property now offers a spacious and highly original home perfectly equipped for 21st Century living in Arts and Crafts style. The accommodation of Litchard is well laid out and is illustrated on the floor plans included in this brochure.
Gardens and Grounds
The property is approached along a private drive with automatic wrought iron gates and intercom system. The drive leads to a very spacious forecourt with parking for numerous vehicles (allocated spaces) The drive continues to a detached garage block. The grounds for this apartment comprise a three sided south-facing elevated terrace area and level lawn with shrub and flower borders that provides seclusion whilst offering attractive views over the wellmaintained communal grounds and woodland.View payable Stamp Duty for this property