Sophisticated Principal Lounge With Study/Sun Room
Fitted Kitchen with Centre island & Granite Tops Open Plan Breakfast Room
Formal Dining Room With Garden Views
Superb Master Suite with Fitted Dressing Room & En-suite Bathroom
Four Bedrooms Across Two Floors Two With En-Suite & Family Bathroom
Excellent Landscaped Grounds With Entertaining Areas
EPC Rating "E"
DDM Residential are delighted to present to the market, West Acre House. This five bedroom property set in nearly an acre of grounds and nearly 5,000 square feet of accommodation, exhibits a gentle grandeur, which is immediately apparent on the first glimpse of the imposing 1930s built residence.
The property is approached through two sets of electric wrought iron gateways, which lead into the grounds via a substantial horseshoe driveway. Off the drive there is ample reception parking overlooking the front lawn, with established borders and mature trees providing a high degree of privacy. A fine glazed porch way opens into the formal reception hall with a magnificent return staircase to the matching galleried landing and providing the first impression of the elegance and style within of this recently fully refurbished 1930s house. The forward facing principal lounge has a splendid marble fire surround and is a sophisticated space perfect to entertain guests, which also flows into a sun room with French doors to a side patio. A second forward facing reception room is generously proportioned and used as a family room to relax and enjoy time together. On the ground floor there is also a third, charming sitting room which enjoys a marble fire surround, oak flooring and beautiful views of the rear lawns and garden via large French doors. Formal dining occasions are catered for in the 22 dining room, a place to celebrate and entertain. A second entrance leads practically to a utility room and into the stunning 450 Square foot kitchen, fitted in solid wood cabinets painted in a soft white complimented by granite working surfaces with a matching central Island. The generous dining area in the kitchen creates a great setting for more informal entertaining. The four first floor bedrooms are arranged from the balustraded landing and in addition to the luxurious family bathroom with its free standing bath and separate shower there is a second en-suite bathroom with a Jack and Jill arrangement serving bedroom two. The 700 square foot master suite offers an adult indulgent space, to include a dual aspect bedroom with concealed dressing room fully fitted in a range of contemporary styled furniture and an opulent en-suite continues the modern theme. To the second floor a double bedroom is approached from a personal landing with a shower room perfect for use as a guest room or for a privacy-loving teen. Externally, the delightful grounds captivate visitors to West Acre, from the impressive front approach around to the various seating areas and the rear enclosed garden with a sweeping lawn to the enchanting woodland garden. Within the garden there is a substantial semi-enclosed entertaining area, including a bar and seating for 20 people, a large greenhouse for the keen gardener and for the historian, and a fully complete World War II air raid shelter, ideal for keeping wine.
ENTRANCE PORCH Glazed panel entrance door matching side panels with arched fan shaped top light, black and cream tiled flooring. Entrance to the property, through solid wood arched entrance door with cut glass central panel window into:
RECEPTION ENTRANCE HALL A superb centrally located formal reception hallway welcomes and provides the first taste of this grand house with many features to include a dual height ceiling, with high level three panel leaded double glazed window over entrance door, access to the return staircase with leaded double glazed window to the front elevation allowing a soft natural light to flow into the entrance. Large under stairs storage cupboard, radiator, dado railing and machined oak flooring.
FORMAL LOUNGE 14'9" x 18'0" (4.5m x 5.49m). An excellent room for entertaining the focal point of the room being the original solid marble fire place with coloured marble detailing, decorative tiled inserts and tiled hearth with press brass open fire. Centre ceiling light point, decorative picture and dado railing, traditional timber framed bay window with sealed unit double glazing and lead work to the front of the property, additional timber framed sealed unit double glazed window with lead work to the rear of the property and two central heating radiators. Double doors with glazed panels leads from the room through to:
SUN ROOM/STUDY 13'10" x 9'8" (4.22m x 2.95m). Arranged directly from the formal lounge a room currently used as a study, with six traditional timber framed windows with sealed unit double glazing to three sides, double glazed French doors with sealed unit double glazing; open onto the side patio area.
SITTING ROOM 16'0" x 14'10" (4.88m x 4.52m). The solid marble fire surround with arched inset and cast iron open fire is set on a tiled hearth creating a comfortable room to enjoy the garden from throughout the changing seasons from the recessed French sealed unit double glazed doors with matching side windows and over panel to the rear of the property. Dual with a traditional timber framed sealed unit double glazed window to the side of the property, covered central heating radiator, oak flooring, ceiling light point, twin wall light points.
FAMILY ROOM 21'1" x 12'11" (6.43m x 3.94m). A forward facing family lounge ideal for relaxing together in centred around a painted Edwardian style fire surround with integrated oval mirror with inset and cast iron open fire and tiled hearth. Dual aspect with a traditional timber framed bay window to the front of the property with sealed unit leaded double glazing and twin feature timber framed windows with leaded floral design. Picture and dado railing, ceiling light point and two central heating radiators.
DINING ROOM 22'7" x 12'2" (6.88m x 3.7m). A separate elegant formal dining room for special family celebrations and formal dining occasions with guests. French doors with sealed unit double glazing lead out onto the rear patio. Twin ceiling light points, decorative cornicing to the ceiling, sealed unit leaded double glazed timber framed window to the rear, chimney breast with recess, oak flooring and two central heating radiators.
OPEN PLAN DINING/KITCHEN 24'11" x 21'3" (7.6m x 6.48m). The kitchen space is fitted in a range of solid wood fronted units in a soft white colour to include wall and floor units, with contrast granite work surfaces with inset one and a half bowl porcelain sink and drainer unit with chrome mixer tap over, chimney breast recess housing Rangemaster 1200 cooker with five ring gas hob, electric hot plate and twin electric ovens with granite splash back and integrated extractor above and decorative wood mantle and side cupboards with drawers to each side to match the kitchen. A substantial matching central island with recess to porcelain sink with chrome mixer tap, additional tap for hot and cold filtered water with cupboards and drawers to both sides of the lengths of the island and a breakfast bar to one side also with kickboard lighting and two ceiling light points over the Island. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher and microwave oven, the kitchen area has high gloss quality ceramic tiled flooring and central heating radiator.
DINING AREA The dining area of the room is open plan from the kitchen and has recessed French sealed unit double glazed doors with matching side windows and over panel to the rear of the property to appreciate the garden whilst enjoying family meal times. Spotlights and decorative cornicing to the ceiling, radiator and a continuation of the quality high gloss ceramic tiling to the floor.
UTILITY ROOM 8'1" x 5'1" (2.46m x 1.55m). Practically appointed with a range of white coloured wall and base units with granite work surfaces, inset porcelain sink and granite drainer, chrome mixer tap. Spotlights to ceiling, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and high gloss tiled flooring. Timber door with sealed unit double glazed panel to the rear of the property.
GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM Vanity cabinet with white coloured doors with composite stone hand wash bowl stood on an oak block surface set in a mosaic tiled splash back recesses with wall mounted to mixer tap. A close coupled w.c, high glossed tiled flooring, ceiling light and extractor fan.
STAIR CASE TO FIRST FLOOR High glossed polished wooden hand rail over cast iron spindles in a traditional cast design return.
LANDING Galleried landing with matching balustrade, traditional plaster work to ceiling, currently there is a feature hanging chandelier from the landing into the central staircase space, doors lead to the first floor accommodation and access to the stair case to the second floor.
MASTER BEDROOM A perfect adult retreat of quality and style to include:
BEDROOM 20'2" x 22'7" (6.15m x 6.88m). Spotlights to the ceiling, three timber framed windows with leaded sealed unit double glazing to the front elevation create a dual aspect with two further windows providing rear garden views, three central heating radiators and interior to the en-suite. A feature bed wall has twin bedside wall light points and leads around to open into a:
DRESSING ROOM 22'8" x 9'6" (6.9m x 2.9m). Spotlights to the ceiling, radiator and timber framed sealed unit leaded double glazed window to the rear. Comprehensively fitted with a range of modern dark wood wardrobes and drawers with brush chrome handles, with feature glazed panelling and integrated dressing area with mirror above, integrated LED kick board lighting.
EN-SUITE 7'10" x 14'11" (2.39m x 4.55m). Spotlights to ceiling, traditional timber framed leaded sealed unit double glazed window to the rear of the property, four piece white suite, which comprises low rise shower pan with frameless glazed shower screen with thermostatically controlled rain shower and hand held shower attachment. A wall mounted maple effect vanity cabinet with curved sides mounting a white double wash hand basin unit with chrome mixer taps, recess with illuminated mirror above, tile panelled double ended bath with chrome mixer tap, close couple w.c, bathroom is predominately tiled in high gloss marble tiles, with mosaic boarder detailing, chrome heated towel rail and flush fitting bathroom T.V.
BEDROOM TWO 15'11" x 11'11" (4.85m x 3.63m). Dual aspect timber framed leaded sealed unit double glazed bay window with extensive garden views and a timber framed leaded sealed unit window to the side of the property. Ceiling light point, cornicing to the ceiling, two built in storage cupboards and central heating radiator. The room benefits from En-suite facilities to Jack and Jill arrangement to the landing. Door to:
EN-SUITE 12'0" x 11'11" (3.66m x 3.63m). An excellent sized en-suite with a modern four piece suite in white to include a double ended panelled bath with chrome mixer tap, wall mounted hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap, close coupled w.c, large shower pan with borderless glazed shower screen and thermostatically controlled rain shower with hand held attachment. There are two built in storage cupboards, spotlights and coving to the ceiling, traditional timber framed leaded sealed unit double glazed window to the rear of the property. Part tiled travertine tiling to the wet areas. Jack and Jill arrangement to bedroom two and the landing.
BEDROOM THREE 18'1" x 14'0" (5.51m x 4.27m). Feature timber framed leaded sealed unit double glazed bay window to the dormer side aspect of the room forming a bed recess is dual aspect with a timber framed leaded sealed unit double glazed window to the rear. Two central heating radiators and ceiling light point.
FAMILY BATHROOM 17'7" x 10'11" (5.36m x 3.33m). The family bathroom is an indulgent space the focal point of the room is a freestanding ovalized bath with a floor mounted chrome mixer tap which sits underneath two large Velux windows with integrated blinds to the rear garden. The five piece suite in white also comprises of his and hers vanity mounted wash basins with twin free standing mixer taps on a block oak surface with high gloss handless storage cupboards beneath corresponding white high gloss housing for hidden cistern w.c with oak block shelf over and a large walk in shower cubicle with minimalist glass shower panels thermostatically controlled rain shower with hand held attachment, bathroom is tiled in high gloss marble tiling to wet areas and floor.
BEDROOM FOUR 16'0" x 13'0" (4.88m x 3.96m). A light room created by a timber framed leaded sealed unit double glazed splay bay window to the front aspect and two further leaded double glazed windows to each side of a chimney breast. Decorative picture railing, centre ceiling light point and central heating radiator.
STAIR CASE TO SECOND FLOOR Leads to second landing area with high glossed polished wooden hand rail over cast iron spindles in a traditional cast design.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING Small galleried landing to the bedroom and access to eave storage ceiling light point.
BEDROOM FIVE 18'8" x 15'9" (5.7m x 4.8m). Dual aspect with leaded sealed unit double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, built in storage cupboard and two central heating radiators. Ceiling light point.
SHOWER ROOM 6'4" x 6'9" (1.93m x 2.06m). Velux roof window to the rear, spotlights to the ceiling, vanity housed hand wash basin in high gloss vanity unit with splash back, close coupled w.c and built in shower cubical with thermostatically controlled shower and glazed shower screen, quartz effect tiled flooring.
OUTSIDE The property is discreetly situated beyond iron railing topped walls with mature tree lined boundary screening the property beyond, two sets of electric wrought iron gates lead to a substantial block paved horse shoe driveway with semi-circular broad lawn which in turn opens to a reception area with circular raised floral bed and a three door garage with workshop. A block paved walkway leads around the western aspect of the property to a partially enclosed block paved patio garden which serves the sun room and leads around to the rear gardens.
REAR GARDENS A variation of paved, block paved and gravel pathways leads around the rear gardens which are principally laid to lawn with inset mature trees including a feature mature spruce and stunning established shrub and floral borders. To the rear of the lawned area is a raised recreational space with brick and timber bar area with power and light and with a pitched tiled roof serving a canopied timber seating area and a traditional styled street light provides exterior lighting. Wide block paved steps lead down to a further timber canopied area with space and power available for a hot tub. Discreetly screened by an established woodland garden laid to the side of the principal lawned garden and approached by a meandering gravel walkway is a large greenhouse and timber storage sheds. In addition is an air raid shelter from the second world war highlighting the history of the property and now providing a useful wine cellar or further store.
LOCATION The picturesque village of Kirkella is a highly regarded and sought after location to the western side of the city of Hull with a range of local amenities to include public house, village shops, primary school with secondary schooling at nearby Wolfreton School. Public schooling is also available in nearby locations such as Hull Collegiate, Hessle Mount and Hymers College. The property is approximately five miles away from the busy city of Hull which was awarded the city of culture 2017, the Humber Bridge is approximately eight miles away linking the south bank towns of the River Humber. The historic market town of Beverley is approximately seven miles away. A mainline railway station lies approximately eight miles away at Brough.