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Exclusive detached property, built by the current owner to the design of an old school house in Flaunden, set in grounds of 17.29 acres, constructed to extremely high standards, with considerable charm and character, using hand cut bricks and locally sourced flint. Entrance hall and cloakroom, extremely well fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room with cast iron patio, Drawing Room, Dining Room with further cast iron patio, four bedrooms, three of which are ensuite, galleried study / 5th bedroom. Some of the other features of this unique property are a lift, air conditioning throughout the first floor, whole house sound system, under floor heating, vacuum system throughout the whole house, and aga/rayburn providing high pressure hot water throughout the house via a mains pressure Megalow system. Stunning views from all of the main rooms. Detached garage block. A wonderful pond fed by a natural spring. Extensive barns and workshops all in first class order, excellent stabling, separate office with facilities, 20m x 40m menage. Set on the borders of Middlesex and Hertfordshire.
House Ground Floor
Main Entrance Porch
Via sealed unit wooden front door with decorative stained glass panel inset. Leading to Entrance Hallway
Amtico wood flooring. Feature carved wood panelled walls to picture rail height. Ornate ceiling light point. Beamed ceiling. Door to cloakroom. Half glazed door leading to Drawing Room with ornate stained glass panel inset. Built in cloaks cupboard with light.
Amtico wood flooring continued from hallway. Fitted with a vanity unit mounted wash hand basin, with chrome twin taps, and low level WC with cabinet enclosed cistern. Sealed unit front aspect opaque glazed ornate stained glass window. Ceiling light point. Wall mounted mirror with shavers only point and down lighters. Wall mounted thermostat.
19' 4" x 13' 7" (5.90m x 4.14m)
Amtico wood flooring. Fitted with a very extensive range of base and eye level units, all with granite tops. Central island feature. Vaulted ceiling with wooden beams. Triple aspect with half glazed sealed unit door with leaded light, stained glass panel inset leading to the front of the property, sealed unit stained glass, leaded light windows overlooking the front of the property, two sets of sealed unit stained glass, leaded light windows overlooking the side of the property and full width sealed unit casement doors leading to a feature ornate cast iron kitchen patio area with ornate cast iron steps leading to the rear of the property and beyond. Feature Rayburn matched to an electric Aga companion which is set to the right, providing hot water for central heating and all the hot water in the house via a mains pressure Megaflow system. Large expanse of granite work surfaces inset with a one and a half bowl drainer sink with chrome mixer tap. Space and plumbing for appliances.
Kitchen Patio And Views
24' 1" x 23' (7.35m x 7.00m)
Fully carpeted. Double aspect with two sets of stained glass, leaded light sealed unit windows overlooking the patio, gardens, pond and paddocks with extensive views of the surrounding countryside, sealed unit stained glass, leaded light windows overlooking the front of the property and sealed unit casement door, fitted with blinds, leading to Juliet balcony again overlooking the rear and with extensive views. Feature ornate polished iron fireplace with granite hearth. Metal finished mantle and surround. Door to Kitchen / Breakfast room, half glazed with an ornate stained glass panel inset. Eight wall light points. Vaulted ceiling. TV point. Telephone point. Door to storage area with vaulted ceiling, two wall light points and access to the lift.
Area housing lift running between ground and lower ground floor.
24' 3" x 11' 5" (7.40m x 3.49m)
Double aspect with sealed unit stained glass, leaded light windows overlooking the side of the property and sealed unit casement doors opening onto further ornate cast iron patio area with ornate cast iron steps to the rear of the property and beyond. Feature fire place with pine mantle and surround, cast iron back with decorative tiles inset and a granite hearth. Vaulted ceiling with sealed unit stained glass, leaded light window overlooking the rear of the property. Five wall light points. Ornate coved cornice. Fully carpeted. Door leading to Master Bedroom. Turning staircase with exposed spindles and hand rails descending to lower ground floor and rising to First Floor and Study/Bedroom Five.
24' 1" x 10' 8" (7.35m x 3.26m)
Large triple aspect master bedroom with sealed unit patio door leading to the side of the property, fitted with blinds, and sealed unit stained glass, leaded light windows overlooking the front and rear of the property with wonderful views of the surrounding land and countryside. Coved cornice. Adjustable low voltage lights to ceiling. Large expanse of built in wardrobe storage (two double wardrobes). Double louvered doors leading to En-suite Shower Room. TV point. Telephone point.
Ensuite Shower Room
Sealed unit opaque glazed stained glass, leaded light windows overlooking the front of the property. Ceramic tile flooring. Built in fully glazed and fully tiled shower cubicle. Fitted with a suite comprising low level WC, bidet and vanity unit mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, storage surround. Wall mounted mirror with lighting and shavers only point. Fully tiled walls and tiled splash backs. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Low voltage lights to ceiling.
House Lower Ground Floor
Lower Ground Floor
Carpeted Lobby Area with doors off to Bedrooms Two, Three and Four. Three wall light points. Under stairs storage cupboard.
14' 6" x 23' 6" (4.43m x 7.16m)
Two sets of sealed unit stained glass, leaded light windows overlooking the rear of the property. Sealed unit casement doors opening onto the large lower patio area. Low voltage lights to ceiling. Built in bookcase storage to one wall. Fully carpeted. Doors off to Lift Area, Utility Room and En-suite Shower Room. TV point. Telephone point.
Enclosed area housing lift between the lower ground and ground floors.
Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Single bowl stainless steel drainer sink with chrome taps. Ceiling light point. Fitted with base and eye level units. Suspended ceiling.
Ensuite Shower Room
Vinyl flooring. Built in shower cubicle. Fitted with a suite comprising low level WC with twin flush, bidet, and pedestal mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap. Heated towel rail. Built in storage cupboard with louvered doors. Fully tiled walls. Tiled splash backs. Low voltage lights to ceiling.
15' 4" x 11' 5" (4.68m x 3.49m)
Double aspect with sealed unit stained glass, leaded light windows overlooking the side of the property and sealed unit casement doors opening onto the large lower patio area. Fully carpeted. Adjustable spotlights to ceiling. TV point. Telephone point. Two wall light points.
24' 1" x 10' 4" (7.35m x 3.15m)
Sealed unit stained glass, leaded light windows overlooking the rear of the property. TV point. Telephone point. Four wall light points. Built in wardrobes comprising two double and one single together with shelving to side. Low voltage lights to ceiling. Door to en-suite bathroom.
Ensuite Bathroom To Bedroom Three
Low voltage lights to ceiling. Vinyl flooring. Fitted with a white suite comprising panel enclosed bath with chrome mixer tap and plumbed shower, low level WC, bidet and vanity unit mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap. Wall mounted mirror with storage, shavers only point and down lighters. Fully tiled walls and splash backs.
House First Floor
Study / Bedroom Five
18' 9" x 16' 11" (5.72m x 5.15m)
Galleried room overlooking the Drawing Room. Fully carpeted, continuing from stairs. Triple aspect with velux windows overlooking the front, rear and side of the property. Vanity unit mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap. TV point. Telephone point. Broadband point. Smoke alarm. Fully carpeted. Low voltage lights to ceiling. Two eaves storage cupboards.
Outside And Gardens
The property is surrounded by beautifully well maintained gardens and grounds with many outstanding features.
At the front of the property there are two gated pedestrian entrances, one leading to the entrance porch and the other to the door to the kitchen / breakfast room. Hedged fenced and wooden picket fence surrounds. Feature gazebo over the pathway between the front and rear of the property. Mature planted areas and extensive lawned areas continuing right round the property. Outside taps.
Stepped access from the rear of the property to the front and to the garage. rising to the front of the property and the garage. Mature planted area sloping up towards the front of the property.
Large sweeping paved patio area with water feature, lawned surrounds, summerhouse with power, and timber storage shed and with stunning panoramic views over the gardens to the fabulous pond and the informal gardens, paddocks, woodland and countryside beyond.
Gravelled pathway surround to the patio leading to gated access to the pond and informal gardens, Grandma’s Orchard and further gated access to the courtyard and outbuildings.
Separate detached double garage with gated access to the front, side and rear of the property. Stairs rising to large loft area. Courtesy door.
This lovely orchard is accessed via a bower gate, is at the rear of the property and additionally features a greenhouse and growing areas.
Garden and paddock area leading onto the wooded boundary of the property.
A large, beautiful, very well stocked pond area fed by an underground stream and reservoir and with air generated by an ornate Canadian wind compressor. The pond additionally features a wooden jetty, a stepped water fall, gravelled sleeper steps leading down and delightful seating areas. Gated access to further paddock.
Electronic gated entrance via Weybeards farm entrance. Electronic gated access into Primrose Cottage courtyard.
Extensive block paved courtyard giving access to the residential property and the stables, barns and paddocks. Parking for numerous vehicles. Central water feature and extensive views over the 19 acres of the property and the countryside beyond. Post, rail and hedged surrounds.
Agricultural & Outbuildings
Agricultural And Outbuildings
Extensive posts and rails surrounding agricultural buildings.
Stable Yard with barn converted to office use, kitchen area, ladies and gents WCs, outside lighting.
Four box stables. Adjacent cowshed currently in use as tack and storage room.
Further stable block with four box stables, one with a wood burner and currently in use as a work shop.
Hard standing to forecourt of the main barn currently in use as Old Weybeards Farm museum with garaging for one to four cars, lighting, concrete flooring, windows, feature room, door leading to hay barn at the rear.
Open sided Tractor Barn
20m x 40m post and railed menage.
Post and Railed Paddocks
Extensive post and railed paddocks amounting to approximately 19 acres. The possibility of a further 22.14 acres being made available subject to negotiation
About The Property
Under floor heating throughout the residence, maintained at a constant 74 degrees.
Insulated to the highest level.
Heating generated by a gas Raeburn.
Wind turbine providing power directly to the grid.
Whole house vacuum system. Built in surround sound system.
Main house built in 1998 with kitchen extension added in 2004.
Build design was based on an old school.
Drainage system from land around the house to the pond.
Reservoir that feeds underground directly into the pond.
Energy Performance Certificate
Draft Awaiting Vendor Approval
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