This outstanding detached family property sits in an enviable position, offering a high degree of privacy from passers by being approached from a circa 200 metre traditional lantern lit entrance road; which leads to the private circular horse shoe approach fronting the house.
The formal entrance has double doors opening into a porchway to the reception hall which gives access to the main three reception rooms and a feature sweeping staircase leads to the first floor. A sophisticated well-proportioned sitting room is centred on a period style fireplace, this dual aspect room allows for garden views to be enjoyed from a borrowed view from the rear corridor. Double doors with matching side panels allow for the dining room to be accessed from the sitting room perfect for when entertaining. Also arranged from the front reception hall is a forward-facing home study room which is fitted with a range of cabinets and shelving.
, The kitchen is open plan to a comfortable sitting area with an oak fire surround and a gas burning stove, three windows provide views over the stunning rear garden and in addition there is a separate family dining area. The kitchen has a pantry and is extensively fitted with a range of oak solid fronted units finished with granite work surfaces which incorporate a Belling stove with six ring burner and a matching centre Island completes the kitchen space perfectly.
,, Arranged from the dining area of the kitchen a uPVC half glazed door opens to an informal entrance porch which also serves as a boot room with exterior door to the outside parking area. To this entrance area is a large home office room perfect for a person working from home with visitors being able to call without infringing on the main house. In addition, there is a fitted utility room and a large laundry room.
,,, A corridor runs parallel to the sitting and dining room which has centrally located French doors onto the paved patio with windows to either side, allowing for plenty of natural light into the house and also the views to be appreciated over the rear garden from the two main reception rooms. A fabulous leisure/snooker room which has an oak bar area and an oak floor fitted to a dance floor standard this room has catered for many family occasions and evenings entertaining friends.
,,,, Completing the ground floor leisure area is a pool room with heated swimming pool finished with blue mosaic tiling the pool room is served by a changing room with cloakroom, shower room and dressing areas.
,,,,, To the first floor a spindled staircase leads up to a galleried landing which accesses three double bedrooms and a family bathroom with feature freestanding slipper bath. The master suite has an entrance area to a spacious en-suite bathroom and dressing room. A squared archway opens seamlessly into the bedroom with windows arranged to three sides, allowing for the fabulous rear garden to be fully appreciated.
Outside The property benefits from an exclusive position with a high degree of privacy approached from a brick pillared entrance to a tarmac driveway which is flanked by a lawned border with three traditional lantern style lights with established privacy hedging to the boundary to a neighbouring field. The driveway firstly accesses Heather Lodge a substantial detached bungalow positioned around mid-way to the main house.
. The driveway extends down past a neighbouring property shielded from Merry lodge by high privacy hedging. To the front of the house is a circular entrance drive allowing for an easy in and out access aswell as leading to the double garage which is partially screened by a mature willow tree.
.. To the side aspect from the garage is a paved pathway, flanked by a lawned garden which leads seamlessly around to the rear aspect and a canopied outside storage area which also continues around to a further paved area to the rear of the laundry room with space for garden sheds and has deep filled established borders.
.... The vendor tells us of many summer get togethers when people have been able to swim step out onto the patio to enjoy barbequed food with drinks whilst looking over the stunning garden with mature tree line and woodland beyond.
... Steps lead down to the main extensive patio which runs across the majority of the central part of the house and has a pergola with canvas canopy covering a dining area. The patio can be accessed from the dining room and kitchen via two sets of French doors, also from the pool room via a sliding door.
..... Leading around to the rear of the pool room is a fenced in tennis court which is also surrounded by lawned garden. Further to the side aspect of the property is a paved patio area and the oil tank for the central heating to the pool room and leisure area, the remainder of the property is on mains gas central heating.