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Hinton Daubney | 4 bedrooms | £2,450,000

Description

Old Lodge is an exceptional country residence located in a small rural hamlet with grounds approaching 6 acres. Encompassing equestrian facilities and paddocks this statement home sits within the South Downs National park and is surrounded by fields and farmland with unrivalled views. It is understood that this home was formerly part of Hinton Daubney manor with its origins reputedly date back to 1680, and over the years has been sympathetically enlarged to create this magnificent home. With a double garage, stables and tack room with paddocks beyond, office and gym complex, and a further triple car barn. Other unique features include open vaulted ceilings and period features to the main house and Eco landscaping including a wild meadow and lake with a woodland copse.
Planning permission has been granted by South Downs National Park Authority to modify and extend the garage with a bedroom extension at the rear of the house ref SDNP/19/06072/HOUS

MAIN ENTRANCE Solid wood front door opens into

ENTRANCE HALL Open plan to dining room with exposed beams, brick and flint work and quarry stone tiled floor, continues through to the reception hall.

UTILITY ROOM Wood latch door opens to the utility room with field views to the front aspect and an internal window to the reception hall. Fitted with a butler sink and swan neck mixer taps onto a work surface with plumbing under and storage cupboards, stone tiled floor and a further wood and latch door to

CLOAKROOM Period leaded gothic arch window to front aspect, WC.

DINING ROOM Feature open vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and impressive dual aspects including a full height double glazed window overlooking the terrace and grounds to the rear, Old school radiator, open plan to

LIVING / FAMILY ROOM Feature Inglenook herringbone brick fireplace, stone hearth and a double solid fuel burner inset with a beamed mantle over, open vaulted ceilings with exposed beams and glazed with bi-fold and french doors to the terrace and grounds. With a west aspect the light floods through these impressive reception rooms. Door leads through to

GUEST SUITE An impressive split-level room with dual aspects, open vaulted ceiling and an exposed brick and flint feature wall, field views to the front and Velux to the rear, a contemporary glass and oak staircase leads up to a lounge area (a perfect area for reading or study) and below the bedroom with open arch to:

EN-SUITE Modern and contemporary suite includes a recessed plumbed shower, glass door and modern tiled surrounds, square ceramic bowl sink with mixer taps and WC, Wood grain effect tiled flooring and an exposed brick and flint feature wall, door to

BOILER ROOM Housing the pressurised system including the hot water tanks and gas boilers, utility area with power and a secret door leading to the terrace.

RECEPTION HALL / SITTING AREA Located in the heart of this stunning home with windows to the rear, period features include exposed beams and a quarry stone floor with a period fireplace housing a wood burner. A contemporary Oak and glass staircase leads to the upper floor.

REAR LOBBY Modern stable door from the terrace opens to the lobby with double doors to a cloak cupboard, further stained wooden door to the reception hall.

SNUG The oldest part of the house with exposed beams and wood and latch door to the front, Leaded period window to the side and internal gothic window to the kitchen, period open fireplace with exposed brickwork and stone hearth.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM With triple aspects including bi-fold doors and french doors to the rear terraces and outdoor kitchen area, bespoke fitted kitchen offers marble work surfaces and an impressive matching centre island with seating space to all sides, Modern AGA 'total control' oven with concealed double extractor over, double ceramic Butler sink with Quooker hot and mixer tap, concealed appliances include fridge, separate freezer, dishwasher and built in wine fridge. A steam oven and microwave/oven combi completes the kitchen.

ON THE UPPER FLOOR

LANDING
Open vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and brickwork, stained wood and latch doors to

MASTER SUITE Triple aspects and Velux window to an open vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, feature french doors leading to a private balcony overlooking the grounds and with direct access to the lawns, Old school radiator, Open arch to a walk-in wardrobe with cupboards and further open access leads to:

EN-SUITE Window to the rear with outlook over the grounds, double recessed and enclosed plumbed shower with contemporary tiled surrounds, wash basin and WC, wood effect tiled floor with underfloor heating.

BEDROOM 2 With dual aspects to the rear overlooking the grounds and an open vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, Old school radiator and a lounge/study area.

BEDROOM 3 Window to side elevation with field and woodland aspect, old school radiator and open vaulted ceiling with a dormant period fireplace, open arch leads to walk-in wardrobe and storage recess.

FAMILY BATHROOM Impressive suite with open vaulted ceiling includes a freestanding 'Clawfoot' bath with period style mixer taps and shower attachments, enclosed shower with plumbed shower, glass door and modern tiled surrounds, ceramic bowl wash basin with mixer taps over and modern tiled splashbacks and WC.

TO THE OUTSIDE

DOUBLE GARAGE AND CARPORT
Twin up and over doors with storage above and power and light, Open Carport/storage area further.

COACH HOUSE Designed as a gateway to the stables with an open undercroft for access, storage above and mirrored both sides with two rooms. To the left is the stable office with dual aspect windows, panel heating, desk and work space with a door leading through to a WC and utility space offering cupboards and a sink with work surfaces. To the right hand side is a store room perfect for storing equipment.

STABLES AND TACK ROOM There are three working stables all with dual access stable doors. To the rear of each stable there is a grooming hardstanding which leads out into the paddock. There is an open tack room and all is equipped with power light and water.

PADDOCK AND FIELD There are two main fields within the boundaries. One is a paddock with three five bar gate access points and enclosed by post and wire fencing and adjacent is a natural pasture field open to the grounds.

TRIPLE CAR BARN Built in Oak and with a peg tiled pitched roof. Triple oak barn doors open to the barn to a showroom style area with no dividing or supporting walls. Power and light with a screed flooring.

WOOD AND TRACTOR BARN Oak and timber framed with a peg tiled pitched roof. Triple storage available and currently used as the wood store. Power and lighting.

STORAGE AND GYM COMPLEX Hidden in the wooded copse and over two levels with the upper serving as an office area and the lower forming a gym/studio. Twin up and over electric doors for access and a covered work station with door into the gym and studio on the lower level with separate access to the office above to the front upper elevation. Power and light serves the complex.

THE GROUNDS AND GARDENS
Approaching 6 acres the grounds and gardens offer extensive and versatile areas with around a third occupying the equestrian facilities. Triple access points from the lane lead into the grounds with ample parking and turning space for vehicles. There is a gravel drive leading from the stables and winding up to the triple car barn, the wood store and tractor barn and eventually up to the gym/office complex via a concrete screed driveway. There is a walled cottage garden, wild meadow and fountain lake with uninterrupted field views and a double waterfall dropping down to a Koi pond landscaped with wild flowers and stonework. The terrace across the rear serves several areas perfect for entertaining and leads round to the outdoor kitchen complete with a pitched roof pergola, outdoor pizza oven and fireplace. Around the corner and through an arch there is a secret courtyard enclosed by stone wall offering complete privacy and houses the hot tub.

COUNCIL TAX - G

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