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7 bedroom detached house for sale
Castelnau, Barnes, SW13 9EX
- Double Reception Room
- Kitchen/Family Room
- Dining Room
- 7 Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms
- Games Room
The property is situated in this much sought after location close to the heart of Barnes Village with its varied facilities including excellent individual shops, art galleries and award winning restaurants. Close by are Barnes Green & duck pond and The River Thames which provides pleasant towpath walks.
Barnes offers a wide range of sporting and recreational activities which include The Wetland and Wildfowl Centre. For the keep fit and sporting enthusiast The Riverside Club and The Roehampton Club are within a short drive whilst Richmond Park offers 2,000 acres of land to occupy those who enjoy horse riding, cycling, polo and golf on its two courses.
The property is approached via electronically controlled gates onto a landscaped gravelled driveway which features raised planted beds and boxed hedges.
The front door is framed by a stone portico which leads into the elegant entrance hall which is fitted with the original tessellated tiled floor.
The superb double reception room provides a welcoming environment and is laid with oak wood flooring and under floor heating. To the front elevation there is a large square bay window which has retained the original inlaid stained glass segments and is fitted with secondary glazing. There is also an attractive original marble fireplace with open fire. This room has been cleverly divided into a formal reception room and a less formal room with an alcove for a flat screen TV with built in cupboards for the Bose sound system controls. There are French doors with original shutters which can be used to separate the reception room area from the dining room.
The formal dining room features a pitched glass roof with double doors that lead out to the garden, it is fitted with solid oak wood flooring and under floor heating and there is a marble fireplace with gas coal effect fire. There is an arched opening through to the open plan family room into the kitchen, which is also laid with oak wood flooring. The family area is arranged as a lovely area for relaxed entertaining and benefits from French doors that lead out to the garden.
The kitchen is fitted with a range of Mark Wilkinson wall and base level units and island unit, incorporating granite work surfaces, inset double butlers sink and a built in wine rack. The integrated appliances include fridge freezer with water dispenser and a two oven gas Aga with electric oven and gas hob.
The study to the front elevation is laid with oak wood flooring and under floor heating, the square bay window retains the original inlaid stained glass and is fitted with secondary window glazing. The marble fireplace with gas coal effect fire provides a focal point for the room with rose wood cabinets with shelving above in the alcoves. There are attractive arched double doors leading off from the kitchen to a games room.
The utility room features a pitched glass roof and there are built in units and inset sink. There is also a cloakroom and a separate door leads into the garage. The cellar provides three chambers, one of which houses the boiler.
Returning to the entrance hall, the elegant original staircase leads to the upper floors and there is a half landing which features the original stained glass bay window.
There are two double bedrooms to the front elevation which benefit from original fireplaces and are linked by a Jack & Jill bathroom with mosaic tiling and a heated towel rail. The master bedroom suite which is situated to the rear of the house benefits from wonderful views over the Wetlands nature reserve and the London skyline beyond. The separate dressing area is fitted with a range of fitted cupboards and leads into the bathroom which is laid with Travertine floor tiles, a claw foot roll top bath, his and hers basins and a steam shower with mosaic tiling.
There are four further double bedrooms on this floor, with a bathroom and separate cloakroom. The bedrooms to the rear have wonderful views over the Wetlands nature reserve and the London skyline beyond.
The attractive 104' landscaped garden is mainly laid to lawn with a paved terrace with pergola and steps down to a meandering path which borders the garden perimeter. There is a further pergola to the rear of the garden as well as a children's wendy house and shed.