8 bedroom manor house for sale

Formby, L37

£12,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Over 16000sq Ft of accommodation
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 9 Reception rooms
  • 5 Acres of grounds
  • Barn and Stables
  • Swimming Pool complex
  • All weather floodlit tennis court
  • Totally secluded and secure location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Unlike anything else on the market, this simply exceptional property has to be viewed in order to be truly appreciated. Standing within five acres of immaculately maintained grounds, this eight bedroom mansion house offers incredibly spacious accommodation which has been painstakingly rebuilt & extended, to create what can only be described as an utterly outstanding family home.

The main property boasts more than 14,200 square feet with additional accommodation adding up to a further 2,300 square feet, providing space which is quite phenomenal.

Approached through state-of-the-art double electric gates along a private lane, the property is flanked by an extensive sweeping driveway & has uninterrupted views of the adjoining woodland. Particular features of the exterior of the house include an all-weather tennis court, barn and stables as well as formal lawns, woodland, a family garden, a summerhouse and a pergola.

The accommodation itself is spread over four floors with there being a main house and an ancillary adjoining property. The attention to detail inside is second to none and throughout the property there is an amazing array of features from the internal bespoke oak frame, polished oak flooring, bi-folding doors and ornamental fireplaces, to vaulted ceilings, solid oak balconies and feature windows. The house has underfloor heating throughout and a state of the art Sonos sound system.

On the ground floor, there is a fabulous chlorine-free, ozone swimming pool with a Jacuzzi and male and female changing rooms. The pool house has sliding doors along the full length of the property opening onto an inside music room & an outside patio area, making it the perfect space for entertaining purposes.

Other features of the ground floor include the entrance vestibule, the grand reception hall, large fully fitted kitchen/dining room with utility and boot room, spacious lounge, inner hallway, formal dining room, stunning music room, gymnasium, inner hallway, swimming pool complex, two sets of changing rooms, linen store and cloak room.

To the first floor there is a landing, the master bedroom with personal bathroom and dressing room, a further two bedrooms and Jack and Jill bathroom.

To the second floor there is a guest suite with double bedroom, dressing area and personal bathroom.

The ancillary house has to the ground floor a large kitchen diner/entertaining area with secondary dining room, utility room and cloakroom. To the first floor there are four double bedrooms, a storage room & luxury family bathroom.

The basement of the property spans both the main house and the ancillary house and incorporates a fantastic children`s play area with stage, a wine cellar, games area, bar and entertaining area as well as a state of the art cinema.

The two storey barn is separated into a double garage to the front, single garage to side, both with oak bi-folding doors, storage area to the eaves, cloakroom with two piece suite, and door to stables

The stables are currently divided into three but can home five horses. All stables are fitted with electric and water supplies, have oak stable doors and windows to front.



Ground Floor

Vestibule
With stone step and solid oak door leading onto:

Formal Hall - 4.7m (15'5") x 3.3m (10'10") : 15.51 sqm (167 sqft)
With triple height ceiling, Velux windows above, door to cloakroom, inner hall and family dining area, solid oak flooring, oak staircase with oak balustrade to both the 1st floor and the basement, recessed spot lighting, alarm panel.

Cloakroom - 2.5m (8'2") x 1.3m (4'3") : 3.25 sqm (35 sqft)
Fitted with two piece suite comprising floating hand basin, low level wc, heated towel rail, tiled floors and frosted glass window to the front.

Kitchen Dining Area - 6.5m (21'4") x 6.5m (21'4") : 42.25 sqm (455 sqft)
Separated into two areas, the dining area has solid oak French doors opening onto the patio and a feature fireplace. The kitchen area is fitted with a selection of floor units, wall display cabinets, dual Belfast sink with Quooker instant hot water taps, granite work tops, double Aga oven and hob, dishwasher. Breakfast island with granite work top, selection of fitted drawers and wine cooler. The kitchen has windows overlooking the gardens and patio areas and comes fitted with spot lighting, low level LED lighting as well as integrated sound system. Laundry chute. Tiled floors throughout.

Pantry - 2.8m (9'2") x 1.8m (5'11") : 5.04 sqm (54 sqft)
Fitted with a selection of cupboards and shelves, automatic lighting and stone tile flooring.

Boot Room - 3.4m (11'2") x 1.8m (5'11") : 6.12 sqm (66 sqft)
Fitted with a selection of floor and wall units, granite work top and stainless steel sink. With oak window to front and solid oak door to side.

Lounge - 5.8m (19'0") x 4.7m (15'5") : 27.26 sqm (293 sqft)
Situated off the kitchen dining area, with log burner and oak fireplace, fitted oak shelving, oak skirting, oak windows to sides, oak French doors to patio, tiled flooring, recessed spot lighting and integrated sound system.

Inner Hallway
With window to the front, door onto formal dining room and two steps up to gymnasium.

Formal Dining Room - 7.1m (23'4") x 4.8m (15'9") : 34.08 sqm (367 sqft)
Impressive formal dining room with wood burner and stone fireplace, fitted oak shelving, solid oak flooring and skirting, oak French doors to patio, oak window to side.

Music Room - 7.1m (23'4") x 5.7m (18'8") : 40.47 sqm (436 sqft)
Grand music room with vaulted beamed ceiling, tiled flooring with inset lighting, oak French doors onto patio, oak windows overlooking front gardens and a sliding oak and glass screen overlooking swimming pool.

Gymnasium - 6.1m (20'0") x 5.8m (19'0") : 35.38 sqm (381 sqft)
Steps down to large gymnasium area fitted with solid oak flooring, mirrored wall, windows to the front of the property as well as overlooking the pool, recessed spot lighting and integrated sound system, steps with fitted LED lighting up to sliding oak door leading onto:

Inner Hallway
With tiled flooring, turned oak staircase to 1st floor of ancillary house and basement, doors to changing rooms, linen store and swimming pool.

Swimming Pool Complex - 19.2m (63'0") x 8.5m (27'11") : 163.2 sqm (1757 sqft)
Truly unique, the complex not only boasts a chlorine-free, ozone infinity swimming pool with Jacuzzi, flume and water jets; but the room itself has fully tiled surround with inset lighting, vaulted oak ceiling, single piece glass skylight running the full length of the complex and retractable full height oak doors onto the patio bringing the outside in.

Linen Store - 2.3m (7'7") x 2.2m (7'3") : 5.06 sqm (54 sqft)
Fitted with a selction of shelves and having tiled floor.

Cloakroom - 2m (6'7") x 1.7m (5'7") : 3.4 sqm (37 sqft)
Fitted with two piece suite comprising pedestal hand basin, low level wc, tiled flooring and spot lighting.

Male Changing Rooms - 3.3m (10'10") x 2.5m (8'2") : 8.25 sqm (89 sqft)
Fitted with oversized walk-in shower having waterfall as well as traditional shower heads, fully tiled walls and floors, dressing area with vanity unit, fitted mirror with lighting, recessed lighting, integrated sound system, heated towel rail, fitted oak seating.

Female Changing Rooms - 4.2m (13'9") x 2.6m (8'6") : 10.92 sqm (118 sqft)
Fitted with oversized walk-in shower having waterfall as well as traditional shower heads, fully tiled walls and floors, dressing area with vanity unit, fitted mirror with lighting, recessed lighting, integrated sound system, heated towel rail,

Second Dining Room - 10.6m (34'9") x 5.7m (18'8") : 60.42 sqm (650 sqft)
Large dining/living area servicing the ancillary house and having stone tiled floor, wood burning stove into stone fireplace. Sliding oak doors onto patio and leading onto:

Second Kitchen - 5.7m (18'8") x 3.7m (12'2") : 21.09 sqm (227 sqft)
Again servicing the ancillary house, and fitted with a selection of bespoke floor and wall units. Black granite work tops and under-slung Belfast sink. Double Aga stove and hob, American style fridge freezer and dishwasher. Oak sliding doors onto patio.

Basement
Accessed via main hallway, inner hallway and with the added benefit of a double width staircase from the side of the property.

Entertainment Area
With built-in storage, seating and television area, double radiator and leading onto:

Children`s Play Room - 14.3m (46'11") x 5.6m (18'4") : 80.08 sqm (862 sqft)
Large children`s entertainment area, with hand painted walls, stage and lighting, sound system, programmable LED lighting, two double radiators and door to service staircase.

Inner Hallway
With oak staircase to ground floor of ancillary house.

Wine Cellar - 4.7m (15'5") x 3.5m (11'6") : 16.45 sqm (177 sqft)
Fitted with a selection of bespoke oak wine racks and cupboards, LED lighting, half height double glazed oak windows overlooking games area.

Games Area
With two viewing windows on to swimming pool, recessed lighting, door to plant room, communications room and steps down to party room.

Communications Room - 2.8m (9'2") x 1.9m (6'3") : 5.32 sqm (57 sqft)
Housing all the communications, CCTV and sound system for the entire property.

Plant Room - 4.2m (13'9") x 2.9m (9'6") : 12.18 sqm (131 sqft)
Housing all the underfloor heating systems.

Pool Plant Room - 7.6m (24'11") x 4m (13'1") : 30.4 sqm (327 sqft)
Housing all the swimming pool filtration and heating units.

Party Room - 16.06m (52'8") x 6m (19'8") : 96.36 sqm (1037 sqft)
Large seating area, 88" television screen, bar area with wooden bar front, fitted wine racks and shelving to rear, LED lighting and doors to cinema, cloakroom and inner hallway.

Cloakroom
Fitted with two piece suite comprising pedestal hand basin and low level wc.

Inner Hallway
Hanging cloakroom area and stairs to main house hallway.

Laundry Room - 4.6m (15'1") x 3.7m (12'2") : 17.02 sqm (183 sqft)
Fitted with laundry chute servicing main house, fitted shelving, plumbing for two washing machines and dryers, fitted work tops and stone flooring.

Cinema/Games Room - 8.6m (28'3") x 6.3m (20'8") : 54.18 sqm (583 sqft)
With wall projected cinema screen large and surround sound, large seating area to front, games area to the rear.

Main House 1st Floor

Landing - 4m (13'1") x 2.9m (9'6") : 11.6 sqm (125 sqft)
Galleried double height landing with windows overlooking the front gardens and accessing the three first floor bedrooms.

Master Bedroom - 8.5m (27'11") x 3.9m (12'10") : 33.15 sqm (357 sqft)
Front facing master bedroom running the full width of the property with windows to three sides, fitted carpets, dressing table and seating area, television point and leading onto:

Master Bedroom Personal Bathroom - 4.1m (13'5") x 2.4m (7'10") : 9.84 sqm (106 sqft)
Fabulous bathroom with walk-in oversized shower with waterfall shower head, traditional shower, feature teardrop free-standing bath, large floating sink with vanity unit under and fitted lit mirror above. Low level wc, bespoke ripple effect tiled walls, fully tiled floor and laundry chute.

Master Dressing Room - 2.7m (8'10") x 2.4m (7'10") : 6.48 sqm (70 sqft)
Fitted with a selection of fitted shelving, cupboards and rails, fitted carpet and spot lighting.

Bedroom 2 - 5.8m (19'0") x 4.8m (15'9") : 27.84 sqm (300 sqft)
Rear facing double bedroom with two windows overlooking gardens, fitted wardrobes and dressing table, fitted carpets television points, laundry chute and leading onto:

Jack And Jill Bathroom - 4.8m (15'9") x 2.4m (7'10") : 11.52 sqm (124 sqft)
Servicing bedroom two and three and fitted with Villeroy & Boch His and Hers sinks with vanity units, mirrors, double-ended bath, oversized walk-in shower, fully tiled floors and walls, frosted glass window to rear.

Bedroom 3 - 4.8m (15'9") x 4.8m (15'9") : 23.04 sqm (248 sqft)
Front facing double bedroom with windows to the front and side, fitted wardrobes and dressing table, fitted carpets television point and laundry chute and door onto Jack and Jill bathroom.

Main House 2nd Floor

Guest Suite Bedroom - 5.5m (18'1") x 5m (16'5") : 27.5 sqm (296 sqft)
Front facing double bedroom with vaulted ceiling, exposed oak beams, fitted dressing table area, church windows to the front and side, fitted carpets, laundry chute and leading onto:

Guest Suite Dressing Room - 5.7m (18'8") x 2.2m (7'3") : 12.54 sqm (135 sqft)
Currently used as a play area with arrow slit window to rear,

Guest Suite Personal Bathroom - 4.6m (15'1") x 4.5m (14'9") : 20.7 sqm (223 sqft)
Entered via the dressing area and with free-standing, claw foot, roll top bath fitted with Villeroy & Boch taps and shower head. Free-standing Villeroy & Boch hand basin set into solid oak vanity unit with Villeroy & Boch mirror above. Walk-in shower with waterfall shower head and additional traditional shower, two church windows, exposed oak beams, vaulted ceiling.

Ancillary House 1st Floor

Landing
Oak balustrade and doors leading onto five main rooms.

Bedroom 4 - 5.6m (18'4") x 4.3m (14'1") : 24.08 sqm (259 sqft)
With round window to the side, traditional window to the front, fitted carpeting and television and telephone points. Interconnecting door to bedroom 5

Bedroom 5 - 6.2m (20'4") x 5.2m (17'1") : 32.24 sqm (347 sqft)
Round window to the side, interconnecting door to bedroom 4, fitted carpets, television and telephone points and built in bespoke children`s Wendy house.

Bedroom 6 - 4.4m (14'5") x 3.4m (11'2") : 14.96 sqm (161 sqft)
Having large window overlooking swimming pool, skylight, fitted carpets and door onto:

Storage Room - 5.8m (19'0") x 2.2m (7'3") : 12.76 sqm (137 sqft)
Fitted with selection of shelving, storage to eaves and door onto:

Bedroom 7 - 10m (32'10") x 4.3m (14'1") : 43 sqm (463 sqft)
Large double bedroom with fitted bespoke oak wardrobes, dressing area, fitted carpets, television and telephone points, integrated sound system, window to front, bi-folding doors leading onto a spectacular balcony overlooking the rear gardens.

Family Bathroom - 5.6m (18'4") x 4.6m (15'1") : 25.76 sqm (277 sqft)
Fitted with four piece suite comprising double-ended bath with tiled surround, large walk-in shower with oversized waterfall shower head. His and Hers sinks with recessed vanity units above, low level wc, fully tiled floor and walls, and window to the front.

Barn
Two storey barn with solid brick construction and clad in green oak and cedar shale roof.

Ground Floor

Garage - 5.7m (18'8") x 5.3m (17'5") : 30.21 sqm (325 sqft)
Solid oak sliding garage doors, three phase electric and water supply and door leading onto:

Garage/store - 9.7m (31'10") x 5.9m (19'4") : 57.23 sqm (616 sqft)
Solid oak sliding doors, electric and water supply, boiler housing and access to:

1st Floor

Mezzanine - 6.7m (22'0") x 5.9m (19'4") : 39.53 sqm (425 sqft)
Mezzanine double height storage area.

Stables - 18.5m (60'8") x 6.1m (20'0") : 112.85 sqm (1215 sqft)
Separated into five double stables all with traditional oak doors, lighting and water supplies.

Notice
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  • Formby (0.6 mi)
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  • Hightown (2.5 mi)
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