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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Durford Wood, Petersfield


Property Description

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Eckersley White are pleased to offer for sale this magnificent country house providing circa 11,216 sq ft of spacious, light and airy accommodation. The property has wonderful views South over its approximately 6.6 acres of secluded grounds.

* Five separate reception rooms * Orangery * Open plan kitchen / dining room * Separate caterers kitchen * Utility room * Wine cellar * Seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms * Integral four car garage * Additional detached garage * Outdoor heated swimming pool & pool complex * Tennis court * Breeze house * Tree house *

Durford Wood is a highly prestigious, private residential estate situated just two miles north of Petersfield and made up of a number of substantial houses in large private plots.

Petersfield is a quintessential old market town, set in the picturesqueSouth Downs National Park and offers a comprehensive range of shopping, sportingand leisure facilities. There is a mainline station offering a frequent servicefrom Portsmouth to London Waterloo. The property is also conveniently locatedwith easy access on to the A3 and national motorway network.

Schools in the area are 1st class with ChurchersCollege, Bedales and Highfield all within a short drive.

The property is approached via a large gated driveway located towards the end of a private residential road on the highly prestigious Durford Wood Estate.

The house was originally built in the 1920's and has been remarkably extended and skilfully designed with the principle rooms to the rear of the property to maximise the impact of the impressive views and excellent position.

Key features of the property include:
- An exquisite master suite with an oak framed vaulted ceiling comprising of a master bedroom with Jacuzzi bath and private balcony terrace, his and hers dressing rooms and en-suite facilities.
- A stunning open plan kitchen / dining room with a retractable wine cellar under a feature glass floor as well as a separate caterers kitchen  accessed via a discreet door off the dining room.
- Interlinking reception rooms providing a wonderful space to entertain. 
- An integral four car garage.

On the outside, the 6.6 acre grounds are located primarily at the rear of the property and consist mainly of landscaped, lawned gardens.  There is a superb paved entertaining terrace which spans the entire width of the rear of the property with a feature fire pit.  This terrace also leads to an impressive swimming pool complex, complete with two shower rooms, two cloakrooms, a bar area and a hot tub.  There is a secondary gated access leading to a large parking area as well as a substantial detached garage / workshop, a paddock and a tennis court. 

The property has oil fired under floor heating throughout.

Further attributes include solar panels, private drainage, 'SmartHouse' entertainment systems to main reception rooms, 'Rako' lighting, garden and lawn automatic irrigation system, rain water harvesting and an integrated vacuum system.

Accommodation Comprises:

Entrance Hall

Drawing Room: 28'10 x 20'9 (8.79m x 6.32m)

Dining Room: 24'3 x 18'2 (7.39m x 5.54m)
Study: 20'10 x 11'11 (6.35m x 3.63m)

Family Room: 24'8 x 17'11 (7.52m x 5.46m)

Open plan Kitchen / Dining Room: 42' x 22'8 (12.8m x 6.91m)

Media Room: 29'3 x 20' (8.92m x 6.1m)

Orangery: 26'7 x 26'6 (8.1m x 8.08m)

Utility Room

Wine Cellar

Master suite:
Bedroom 29'7 x 24'4 (9.02m x 7.42m) 
Dressing Room 1 19'2 x 9'8 (5.84m x 2.95m) & en-suite bathroom 
Dressing Room 2 19'8 x 10'2 (5.99m x 3.1m) & en-suite bathroom.

Five further bedrooms each with en-suite facilities
Bedroom Seven: 14'11 x 13' (4.55m x 3.96m)

Integral four car garage

Additional detached garage and workshop with storage room above

Outdoor heated swimming pool with pool house complex

Tennis Court

Breeze house

Storage barn


Magnificent tree house

Gated access

Grounds of approximately 6.6 acres

Agents Note:
The owner of this property is associated with Eckersley White Estate Agents.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 October 2018

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