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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Newstead Abbey Park, Nottingham, NG15

Sold STC £2,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning family home of some 10,750 sq ft
  • Located in the grounds of the historic Newstead Abbey
  • Wonderful swimming pool and leisure complex
  • Adjoining annexe
  • Separate one bed cottage
  • Extensive range of garaging and outbuildings
  • Mature trees and woodland
  • Lake
  • In all some 8.5 acres or thereabouts
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning family home of over 10,750 sq ft with a wonderful swimming pool and leisure complex, in a high quality residential setting amongst the grounds of the historic Newstead Abbey.


Newstead Abbey is one of the principal residential locations within Nottinghamshire where Redwood enjoys an exclusive location within the grounds of the Abbey itself. This area boasts some of the counties most prestigious houses set within a managed woodland setting and yet within easy reach of the main Nottingham to Mansfield Road the A60 and the local facilities available nearby in Ravenshead. Nottingham is 11 miles and the M1 Motorway is within 8 miles. There are rail connections to London and the South East from Nottingham Train Station: Nottingham to London St Pancras approx 102 mins. Also the Newark train station is accessible. East Midlands Airport is 26 miles.


This carefully remodelled substantial family house offers a stunning principal residence refurbished, planned and fitted to the very highest standards with stunning leisure complex including gym and a wonderful swimming pool with steam room and sauna. There is an adjoining annexe which links through to the main house, with its own independent access. Within the fully enclosed and very private grounds there is a separate
modern cottage and extensive range of garaging and outbuildings within the landscaped and well maintained 8.5 acres of garden and carefully managed woodland. Overall the property offers some 10,750 sq ft of immaculate accommodation seldom available on the open market and a very rare opportunity.

The original property has been extensively refurbished and refitted and now benefits from adjoining links and more modern additions creating a substantial luxurious home including a leisure suite with games and entertaining room, wonderful swimming pool with steam room and sauna and with a large gymnasium off. A carefully conceived glazed atrium link and living room leads through to the adjoining annexe which provides separate
study and office space with an independent guest suite benefitting from separate external access. There is integral garaging and to the first floor a glorious master bedroom with extensive walk-in wardrobe, full high quality en suite bathroom, three further bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. The
property has an impressive approach through a recessed remote control gated driveway. This driveway leading to the house and also around to further garaging and storage. There is a carefully planned and modelled one bedroom cottage set overlooking the lake at the approach to the main house. The cottage also has its own separate gate entry. The grounds and gardens are carefully managed with generous lawns, deep paved terrace
and outdoor entertaining areas including a very carefully conceived garden room set off the principal drawing room. The terrace also links through to the leisure and swimming pool complex. There is a carefully planned internal courtyard with access from many of the ground floor rooms with a high degree of privacy. The property is finished and fitted throughout to the very highest standards with under floor heating throughout much of the ground floor and touch control lighting within the main drawing room which has a cleverly concealed cinema screen with Bose surround sound.


Open porch to a fine reception hall with tiled floor, galleried landing over and security entry system. Double doors to drawing room with hardwood flooring. An impressive triple aspect room with a carved stone chimney piece set with a remote control gas log effect fire and two sets of glazed doors leading out onto
the expansive private side terrace. A carefully concealed drop down cinema screen with discreet Bose surround sound system. Touch panel for lighting control. A further set of French doors leads through to the garden room, a cleverly conceived entertaining and partial outdoor room with a vaulted and
panelled ceiling, full height glazed and open screened windows with a lovely garden aspect and a brick fireplace with a raised open hearth, with doors to the side and front terrace areas. Family room, freestanding multi fuel stove with French doors leading out onto the principal rear/side terrace and linking
through to the exceptional fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room in Pippy Oak with an extensive range of wall and base units. Matching fitted dresser unit, granite tops, twin inset sinks with waste disposal and central island unit with inset hand basin, extensive range of built-in appliances including wine cooler,
combination oven and Falcon oven range with gas and electric hobs.

Dining room, set directly off the kitchen/family room and with a double aspect out to the front courtyard and terrace area. From one side of the kitchen, there is access through a generous rear hall with extensive range of fitted cupboards including a separate walk in pantry. Ground floor cloaks and deep concealed
walk in store housing one of the gas fired boilers. Double doors lead through from the inner hallway to the leisure and entertainment area and a single door leads out to the rear terrace. Also from the other side of the kitchen is a separate side lobby with half glazed double doors leading through to the
carefully conceived linked and glazed orangery/ atrium which has a view out directly into the central courtyard and the front terrace area. It enjoys under floor heating and is a versatile and impressive room linking as it does to the main original house.

Leisure Room
A stunning reception and entertaining room with direct access out to the inner courtyard and the principal side/rear terrace area. Discreet bar/preparation area with granite tops, a raised hearth with an attractive wood burning stove. Integrated T.V with an integrated sound system. Double doors lead through
to the outstanding swimming pool and leisure complex. The pool room nearly 66ft in length by 26ft with bi-fold doors leading out to the side terrace and a wide tiled surround to the main swimming pool. There is a part vaulted ceiling with a concealed remote controlled lighting system, the pool cover is also remote controlled. A side area boasts a fully integrated and fitted
sauna, six person steam room and a fully equipped plant room with an oil fired boiler providing the pool heating, Heatstar air handling system and other fitted equipment. Good sized shower room and changing room. There are glazed double doors from the pool to the home gymnasium which has air conditioning and looks out directly into the central courtyard area.

Orangery/office/annexe area
From the glazed orangery, half glazed double doors lead through to a hallway where the accommodation off is currently arranged as an office with direct access out to the front courtyard and built-in desk and storage, useful study/ studio overlooking the central courtyard. This could be further adapted to an
individual purchasers more specific requirements. Then on to an extensive half tiled boot and store room, separate cloak room with low suite W.C, integrated wash hand basin and a range of fitted cupboards, laundry room with sink unit. This then leads to the adjoining annexe currently arranged as a self contained guest accommodation with a generous fully fitted living kitchen space with glazed doors opening out onto the central courtyard, double bedroom with a well fitted shower room with W.C. There is direct access out from the annexe to the side and central courtyard of the house. The whole of this part of the accommodation has under floor heating throughout.

First Floor
Generous and spacious galleried landing with fitted cupboards.
Magnificent master bedroom with a large fully fitted walk-in wardrobe and dressing room, a high quality en suite bathroom with separate shower and twin wash hand basins. There are three further bedrooms, one with en suite with shower, W.C, sink and cupboards and two with a Jack and Jill shared en suite bathroom, shower room and W.C, all fitted and finished to a very high standard. All three bedrooms have built in closets.

An impressive very private high remote controlled gated entrance to a split driveway, principal part leading round to the front terrace and paved area and the side driveway linking round to the detached garage block with double garage and adjoining garage/workshop store with separate W.C. Around the property are hard landscaped paved and terrace/patio areas leading down to generous sweeping lawns and onto a large pond/ lake close to the entrance driveway. Immediately above the lake and with independent vehicular gated access is 'The Cottage'. This comprises a substantial chalet style house looking directly out onto the lake.

In all the property sits in approximately 8.5 acres.

Square Footage: 10,766 sq ft
Acreage: 8.5 Acres


Proceed out of Nottingham on the A60 Mansfield Road. On entering Ravenshead turn left into Newstead Abbey and pass the porters lodge into the private estate. Take the first turning on the left and follow the road round through the woodland area and take the right-hand fork and Redwood House will be seen a little way up on the right-hand side.

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10 February 2017

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