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Bishop's Waltham | 4 bedrooms | Guide Price £1,200,000

Description

Fabulous detached period home, impressively set just a short stroll away from the heart of Bishop's Waltham town centre with superb elevated forward views over the surrounds and grounds of the historic Bishop's Palace Ruins. The property has the most handsome proportions and has been passionately and sympathetically restored over recent years. Inside, there is a perfect blend of tradition and atmosphere which has been retained and enhanced to create this stylish and stunning family home. The established grounds, have been extensively landscaped and designed to capture the surroundings and enjoyment of the gardens, with plenty of room for entertaining. There is a spacious studio room with cloakroom above the garaging which is a great versatile space - ideal for home working/hobbies.

ENTRANCE
Part glazed, double opening entrance doors leading to:

ENTRANCE PORCH:
Tiled floor. Front door with attractive traditional stained glass panelling leading to:

ENTRANCE HALL:
Oak staircase, leading to the first floor. Wood flooring, picture rails, ornate coving and moulding. Radiator.

SITTING ROOM:
A beautifully proportioned room which features an impressive marble fireplace surround with tiled inserts and an open fire. There is a lovely bay window overlooking the front aspect which has double opening glazed doors with stained glass inserts. Picture rails, coving, ornate moulding and ceiling rose. Radiator.

FAMILY ROOM:
Handsomely proportioned, featuring two sash windows overlooking the front aspect, attractive marble fireplace surround with fitted wood burning stove. Built in alcove cupboards with shelving above. Wood flooring. Radiator. Picture rails, coving, ornate moulding and ceiling rose.

SUPERB OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING/LIVING ROOM:
Superbly extended to provide a stunning kitchen/dining room which is beautifully light with a roof lantern and two sets of bi-folding doors which connect to the garden. There is underfloor heating a tiled floor and four sash windows to the side elevation. The kitchen has been stylishly fitted with a comprehensive range of shaker style units and a central island unit which are complimented with Granite work surfaces. Integrated dishwasher, fridge and microwave. Inset Rangemaster Falcon electric range cooker. Coving, ceiling rose and inset lighting.

UTILITY ROOM:
Fitted with shaker style units, Granite work surfaces and inset butler sink. Built in cupboard with gas fired boiler. Space for appliances. Tiled floor and window to the rear aspect.

INNER HALL:
Door leading to the side aspect. Tiled floor. Radiator. Wood flooring.

STUDY:
Fitted with a range of study furniture and shelving. Wood flooring. Radiator. Two sash windows overlooking the rear garden. Inset lighting.

CLOAKROOM:
High level cistern WC and wash hand basin. Sash window to the side aspect. Tiled floor. Radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
Sash window to the front aspect. Two radiators. Picture rail and coving.

BEDROOM ONE:
Spacious and well proportioned bedroom with sash window to the front aspect with lovely views over the Palace grounds. Built in wardrobe. Radiator. Picture rail, coving and ceiling rose. Loft access.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM:
Beautifully fitted with a large shower cubicle, concealed cistern WC, vanity unit with wash hand basin and recessed cupboard with mirror. Heated towel rail. Tiled floor and attractive wall tiling.

BEDROOM TWO:
Super room of similar proportions to the master bedroom with a sash window to the front aspect, again enjoying the lovely views. Picture rails, coving and ceiling rose. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE:
A generous size bedroom with a sash window overlooking the beautiful landscaped gardens. Traditional fireplace surround (not in use). Radiator. Picture rail and coving. Loft access.

BEDROOM FOUR:
A pretty and spacious bedroom with sash window to the rear aspect. Radiator.

BATHROOM:
Superbly fitted in a traditional style with a high cistern WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle and a free standing claw foot bath. The room is complimented with half tiling, wood flooring and a sash window to the rear with fitted shutters. Radiator. Coving. Loft access.

OUTSIDE:
The grounds of the property extend to the front, side and rear with the driveway providing off road parking, turning and leading to the DETACHED GARAGE, which measures approximately 25'2" x 9'9". The rear garden is beautifully landscaped and established with a large terrrace entertaining area to the rear of the house. There are raised borders and steps leading to the upper terrace which in turn leads to the STUDIO/HOME OFFICE with cloakroom, wood flooring, spot lights, door and window overlooking the rear garden - a great space for a variety of purposes. There is a good sized lawned area, vegetable garden area. Potting shed. Garden Store and Summer House, perfectly positioned to enjoy the views.

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