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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lysley Place, Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire

Sold STC £2,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sole Agents
  • Exclusive Gated Residence
  • Approx 1.5 Acre grounds
  • Indoor Pool/Gym complex
  • Tennis Court
  • Substantial Home 8,678 sq ft
  • 5 Bedrooms / 4 Bathrooms
  • 5 Reception Rooms
  • 2 Double Garages
  • Mature Landscaped Garden

Full description

Set back from the road in this exclusive gated development, The Barn is a substantial property of approximately 8678 sq ft arranged over two storeys. The extensive accommodation has been thoughtfully planned to provide well-proportioned and versatile space ideal for both family life and entertaining, with many of the principle reception areas enjoying direct access to the delightful gardens.

Approached via electric gates, The Barn has a block-paved driveway providing ample parking and a circular turntable in front of the two double garages. The house itself features a 33ft reception hall, three reception rooms, a charming kitchen/breakfast room and a study, with five bedrooms and three bath or shower rooms.

The stunning leisure complex is integral to the property and is well equipped with a sauna, Jacuzzi, shower with WC and a heated swimming pool with space for entertaining or gym equipment. This complex enjoys a southerly aspect and benefits from a number of French doors opening onto the attractive paved sun terrace with views of the gardens beyond.

The gardens extend to approximately 1.5 acres and are beautifully maintained and have been landscaped to provide year-round interest with two ponds, mature shrub borders and extensive paved and decked terraces, ideal for al-fresco dining and entertaining. The main gardens are mostly laid to lawn and there is a floodlit tennis court providing additional leisure facilities. Please note - the vendor has obtained planning permission to extend and convert the pool complex.

Location: - Lysley Place is a highly desirable address in the sought-after area of Brookmans Park, surrounded by open countryside and near to woodlands, yet with good access to local amenities and transport links. The village of Brookmans Park is nearby and Potters Bar, with its extensive recreational and shopping facilities, is only around two miles away. Brookmans Park (about 1.8 miles) and Potters Bar train stations have regular services to Moorgate and Kings Cross. Road links are very good with the M25 motorway (junction 24) and the A1 (M) at South Mimms within easy reach.

There is a wealth of sporting amenities in the area including golf and tennis at Brookmans Park and golf at Crews Hill, Cheshunt, Whitewebbs, Potters Bar and The Hertfordshire Country Club in Broxbourne.

Schooling is good with state secondary schools such as Queen Elizabeth's, Dame Alice Owen's and Chancellors and primaries at Brookmans Park and Cuffley. In the independent sector are Queenswood School, Lochinver House, St. John's Prep (Potters Bar), Haileybury in Hertford Heath and Haberdashers' Aske's in Elstree.

Front Courtyard Garden - Pair of electric gates open onto fully paved and walled private courtyard with parking for several cars.

Entrance Hall - Double height ceiling with oak staircase leading to first floor. Understairs storage cupboard.

Guest Cloakroom - Wash hand basin set within oak unit and high level W/C. Opaque window and marble tiled floor.

Dining Room - 20'9 x 17'7 (6.32m x 5.36m) - Windows to front aspect and feature fireplace with gas coal effect log burner.

Kitchen/Breakfast Rm - 30'7 x 17'6 (9.32m x 5.33m) - Range of bespoke wall and base units with granite work surfaces and and inset 1 ½ bowl sink. Central island unit and matching dressers. Vaulted ceiling, space for range cooker with exposed chimney breast over and integrated dishwasher. Dual aspect with two sets of patio doors to the decked area and skylight to ceiling.

Lounge - Two sets of doors and windows to the side giving access to the decked terrace. Inglenook fireplace with log burner.

Family Room - 18'3 x 16'2 (5.56m x 4.93m) - Windows and door to the side, again giving access to the decked terrace.

Inner Hallway - Windows and door to side giving access to courtyard and drive

Second Cloakroom - Wash hand basin and low level W/C.

Utility Room - 11'7 x 6'6 (3.53m x 1.98m) - Range of shaker style fitted wall and base units with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and sink unit. Part tiled walls.

Games Room - 17'2 x 16'11 (5.23m x 5.16m) - Windows and doors to side giving access to decked terrace.

Study - 25'6 x 10'2 (7.77m x 3.10m) - Fitted with a bespoke range of 'Neville Johnson' oak furniture including 2 desks, shelving and cabinets. Display door to the leisure complex, window to side. and spiral staircase to Bedroom 4.

Leisure Complex - Comprising 'Helo' Sauna, Steam Room, Plant room housing boiler and pool filter, Shower Room, Jacuzzi, Gym area and Swimming Pool (12m x 6m) glazed on three sides.

Master Bedroom - 24'3 x 16'2 (7.39m x 4.93m) - Windows to side overlooking the garden with countryside views and fitted dressing area with storage by 'Neville Johnson'.

En Suite Bathroom - Freestanding bath with large showerhead and curved screen, twin wash hand basins within vanity cabinet, low level W/C, fitted cupboard, twin ladder style radiators and fully tiled walls. Access to loft space and door to bedroom four.

Bedroom Two - 20'9 x 17'7 (6.32m x 5.36m) - Accessed through range of 'Neville Johnson' fitted wardrobes and with fitted units incorporating dressing table and matching bedside cabinets. Windows to side aspect.

En Suite Shower Rm - Suite comprising shower cubicle, glass wash hand basin, low level W/C and fitted drawers. Fully tiled walls and floor, ladder style heated towel rail and opaque window.

Bedroom Three - 22'3 x 17'7 (6.78m x 5.36m) - Accessed through range of 'Neville Johnson' fitted wardrobe and with built in units to two walls incorporating dressing table and drawers. Access to loft space and spotlights to ceiling.

En Suite Shower Rm - Suite comprising shower cubicle, wash hand basin with fitted oak units under, low level W/C. Fully tiled walls and floor, opaque window and spotlights to ceiling.

Bedroom Four - 16'6 x 10'8 (5.03m x 3.25m) - Fully fitted with range of 'Neville Johnson' wardrobe units with dressing table. Spiral staircase leading down to office.

Tennis Court - All weather floodlit tennis court.

Gardens & Grounds - Extensive landscaped grounds in total approximately 2.5 acres Large decked and paved area, Summerhouse, lawns, and two interconnecting ponds with gazebo.

Twin Double Garages - With up and over doors. Gated entrance leads to walled paved courtyard providing parking for numerous cars with circular turntable leading to both sets of garage. Storage area to side.

The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and so, cannot verify they are in working order, or fit for their purpose. Neither has the agent checked the legal documentation to verify the leasehold/freehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor. Also, photographs are for illustration only and may depict items which are not for sale or included in the sale of the property, All sizes are approximate. All dimensions include wardrobe spaces where applicable.

Floor plans should be used as a general outline for guidance only and do not constitute in whole or in part an offer or contract. Any intending purchaser or lessee should satisfy themselves by inspection, searches, enquires and full survey as to the correctness of each statement. Any areas, measurements or distances quoted are approximate and should not be used to value a property or be the basis of any sale or let. Floor Plans only for illustration purposes only – not to scale

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22 April 2016


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