Clare Park Farmhouse dates from around the mid 19th Century and has subsequently been extended to create a superb up to date family house. Set in wonderful gardens which back onto it's own fields this is a classic edge of village property. The high beamed ceiling in the reception hall, sets the scene with a fine oak staircase and panelling. The triple aspect drawing room has French windows, an open brick fireplace, exposed timbers and good views over the formal gardens. The dining room has oak floorboards, exposed timbers and a brick fireplace with wood-burner. The sitting room too has an open fireplace and is opposite the study off the inner hall, which has a travertine floor with under floor heating which continues into the kitchen breakfast room. This is superbly fitted with a range of hand crafted Pippy oak units and granite work surfaces including an island unit with preparation sink; there is a gas Aga and companion oven. Off the kitchen there is a utility room and a rear lobby with an outside door, access to the double garage and a staircase to the triple aspect games room which has views over the surrounding farmland. On the first floor there are five bedrooms and four smart bath/shower rooms including three suites.
Gardens and Grounds
A pair of gates open to the gravelled drive which provides a parking and turning area in front of the barn and is flanked by lawns and interspersed with shrubs and fine topiary. Rose arbours and paths lead to the more formal gardens which are divided by mature hedges with herbaceous borders. Adjoining one side of the courtyard there is a productive fruit and vegetable garden including raised beds, fruit cage and a greenhouse. There is a large fenced paddock with a field shelter and further wildflower paddock with a large pond. To the rear of the house, beyond the terrace and lawn there is a swimming pool complex with a changing room and shower. The courtyard with barn and associated outbuildings offers huge scope for a great variety of uses, including equestrian. In all - 7 acres. Approached over a drive with parking for several cars there is a detached Prime Oak 2 bay barn-style garage with ½ bay store to the side.View payable Stamp Duty for this property