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6 bedroom detached house for sale
Beauvale House, Moorgreen, Nottinghamshire
- 6 bedrooms
- 5 reception rooms
- 4 bathrooms
- 4 car garage
- Formal gardens
Moorgreen is located north of Nottingham City Centre in a rural yet convenient and accessible location close to a wide range of amenities and services. There are excellent road links to the regions commercial and retail centres and the City of Nottingham is within easy reach offering rail links to the City of London. East Midlands is readily accessible by the M1 Motorway.
Beauvale House is a stunning Grade II* Listed period home standing within a prominent position, set in extremely well maintained gardens and grounds. The property was designed by famous architect E W Godwin in an old English revival style and was completed in 1873 for the 7th Earl Cowper and also has historic connections with D H Lawrence, being believed to be the setting for Lady Chatterley's Lover. In more recent times the property has become a superb family home, having been occupied by the current owners for over 20 years.
The property has been subject to a full course of careful restoration, which has preserved the original features of the property whilst enhancing it with modern and convenient facilities.
The ground floor accommodation is accessed through a gothic style arched entrance door, which leads up to the main reception hall, with panelling to walls and ceiling and gives access to two principal impressive reception rooms, being a drawing room and dining room, both having views over the garden.
A fully fitted antique pine kitchen sits at the heart of this home, with granite worktops and a range of integrated appliances, which leads into an impressive Victorian style garden room with two pairs of French doors leading to the garden. An inner hall gives access to a cloakroom, utility room and snug, as well as stairs leading down to an impressive snooker room.
The ground floor of this property retains a wealth of original features including feature fireplaces with original tiles, leaded windows and high ceilings, all retaining the elegance and grace typical of the era of construction.
An impressive staircase gives access to the first floor, where a central landing gives access to a generous master bedroom with ensuite, dressing room, guest bedroom with ensuite, further bedroom, family bathroom, as well as a study. The second floor provides three further bedrooms and a further family bathroom. From the second floor a winding staircase gives access to the observation tower with period fireplace and further spiral staircase which leads up to the observation room and continues opening onto a turret giving extensive views in all directions.
Outside, Beauvale House is accessed via a private driveway, which gives access to a small number of properties and leads to twin electric wrought iron gates which give access to an extensive gravelled parking area for a number of vehicles. There is extensive garaging for up to four cars and an adjacent workshop. To the side and rear of the property opens onto delightful formal gardens with shaped lawns, gravelled pathways, mature planting including magnificent specimen rhododendrons, as well as a number of mature specimen trees.
The showpiece of the garden is without doubt the impressive semi-circular water feature with fountain, opening onto the backdrop of magnificent and far reaching woodland and parkland views.
For those with sporting interests, there is an all weather tennis court, as well as a timber stable block.
All in all, Beauvale House offers a magnificent and comfortable family home that is presented in superb order throughout and has been well cared for by the current owners. Its position, proportions and convenient location create a superb opportunity to purchase one of Nottingham's most individual and quality residencies.
* Please note that the property is in part attached to the neighbouring residence.
- Reception hall
- Drawing room
- Dining room
- Utility room
- Garden room
- Basement snooker room
- Master bedroom with ensuite
- Dressing room
- Guest bedroom with ensuite
- 4 further bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Observation tower
- Secure gated entrance
- Extensive off road parking
- 4 car garage
- Tennis court
- Formal gardens
- In all approx. 2 acres
From Junction 26 of the M1, take the B600 and if proceeding north from Watnall, on the corner just before the Moorgreen Reservoir turn right and then immediately left into a private road, where the entrance to Beauvale House can be found.