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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Bruna Hill, Barnacre, Preston


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Traditional Gentleman's Residence
  • Nestled within over 15 Acres of Grounds
  • Helipad and Hangar
  • Full Leisure Suite with Indoor swimming pool & hydropool
  • Entertainment Suite with Bar, Snooker Room & Cinema
  • Original Brick Built Stable Block & Quadrangle
  • Self Contained Guest Bungalow
  • Sand Paddock, Barn, Loose Boxes & Horsebox Parking
  • Private Tree Lined Gated Driveways
  • Fishing Lake

Full description

Superior detached residence, elegant and full of charm, situated in a prime location but very private and surrounded by formal landscaped gardens and further grazing land totalling approximately 15.5 acres.

Automated gated access from the front and the rear driveways, the house itself is filled with period features and briefly comprises, study, drawing room, formal dining room, magnificent dining kitchen, utility room, large sitting room with fabulous vaulted ceiling, library.

When it comes to entertaining a function suite with bespoke fitted fully fitted bar, full size snooker table, cosy TV snug plus a designated cinema room. Additional wings to the property boast a full leisure suite complete with indoor swimming pool, large hydropool, sauna, steam room and also a magnificent conservatory style extension in three adjoining sections which would lend themselves to a variety of uses and must be viewed to appreciate.

To add to all of this an original brick built stable block, courtyard, grooms accommodation/annex which is completely self contained, walled garden, vegetable garden, summerhouses, further agricultural outbuildings, helicopter hangar and helipad. A true equestrian delight with further stabling and a large agricultural outbuilding which could be used as an indoor arena/menage. This property is completely unique with character that is rare to find. Viewing is essential as a mere description cannot possibly do this magnificent home justice.

Tenure: - Freehold

Main Entrance - The main entrance to the property is made through automated impressive double gates.

Principal Driveway - Once through the gates the main tree lined sweeping tarmacadam driveway proceeds towards the main house. To the right hand side you will pass some of the access gates into the grazing paddocks beyond, to the left hand side you will pass the access driveway which leads into the parking area for one of the stable blocks and sand school/menage. At the top of the driveway is a gravel turning circle in front of the imposing main house with a central water feature. Fronting this, over a mature manicured beech hedge, are fabulous views over the land belonging to the property and beyond. To the immediate left, running down the side of the main property, is another tarmacadam driveway which leads up to a five bar gate through which is accessed the feature archway and central stable courtyard, groom's accommodation/family annex and another access point to the sand school/menage.

Entrance Hallway - Impressive Georgian style entrance door with bevelled edge glass panels, ornate plaster coving, feature ceramic tiled flooring.

Reception Hallway - Double Georgian style doors again with matching bevelled edge glass and feature wooden column side panels lead into the welcoming hallway, from which the solid wood staircase leads up to the first floor. Ornate plaster coving, feature mosaic tiled flooring, central heating radiator with decorative cover.

Study - Fitted with a range of bespoke solid wood cabinetry incorporating display cases and ample shelving. Beautiful double aspect windows feature in this room, with wooden side panelling overlooking the front of the property onto the impressive gravelled frontage with landscaped lawns and the open views of the fields beyond. The second sash window overlooks the side of the property. Ornate plaster coving and ceiling with inset spotlights. Central heating radiator with decorative cover.

Drawing Room - This room also features double aspect windows, sash bay window with wooden side panelling overlooking the front of the property. The second sash bay window overlooks the opposite side of the property onto the flagged patio area and formal garden area beyond. The room features a marble fireplace with inset brass decoration and marble hearth housing a living flame effect gas fire. Central heating radiator with decorative cover, ornate plaster coving, four wall light points and central chandelier. Internal wooden door which leads to: -

Formal Dining Room - This is a very elegant, delightful room with double aspect windows, the main one which is a sash bay window with wooden side panelling which overlooks the side of the property onto the flagged patio area and formal gardens, another sash window which looks onto the gravelled driveway and fields beyond. Two central heating radiators with decorative covers, three wall lights and central chandelier. Feature wooden panel fireplace with granite back and hearth housing a living flame gas fire. Built in bespoke arch topped display cabinet with inset mirror back.

Hall - Inner hallway with feature inset archways with display down light spotlights, central heating radiator with decorative cover, timber and glaze door leading down to the cellar and a Georgian style timber and bevelled edge glass door leading into: -

Kitchen - Fabulous fitted kitchen with bespoke kitchen cabinets to wall and floor with glass display units complete with LED kick board lighting. Bespoke cabinetry surrounds the (Rangemaster) range cooker with double ovens and a six burner gas hob, fully tiled back and side display nooks. A butler style double 'Belfast' sink has a mixer tap with flex hose fitting and a granite drainer either side. A central island unit housing additional cupboard space and also a glass fronted (Rangemaster) cooler fridge. Contrast tiling and sparkle solid granite worktops complement the gloss ceramic flooring. Integrated dishwasher (Smeg), Inset ceiling down lighting and feature chandelier. Window looks out onto the courtyard at the side. Open to: -

Dining Area - Double glazed window looks out to the courtyard to the side. Feature central chandelier. There is a rear porch with a ceramic tiled floor, door to utility room and an external door which opens out onto the side courtyard.

Utility - Fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with contrasting tiling and worktops incorporating plumbing for automatic washing machine and ducting for tumble dryer. Opaque windows to the side, ceramic tiled floor, inset ceiling down lights and feature 'Velux' roof light.

Sitting Room - Fabulous room with fitted 'Velux' window set into the vaulted ceiling. Central exposed brick chimney inset wood burning stove which is open to both sides of the room itself complemented by beamed ceiling with stone corbels. Alcove fitted with bespoke cabinetry including wine rack, ample storage units with feature inset mirrors. Feature floor to ceiling arched window facing out onto the courtyard, stables and grooms accommodation. Double doors leading out onto the stable courtyard, feature stained glass wooden window facing onto the courtyard. Two central heating radiators with decorative covers.

Library - Formerly part of the original stable block this beautifully proportioned room affords wood panelled walls throughout with built in cabinets and shelves, window to side and central heating radiator.

Cloakroom - Two piece cloak room suite in white comprising low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Ceramic flooring, central heating radiator with decorative cover and ceiling down lights.

First Floor: -

Landing - Light floods onto the main landing through an original stained glass panel inset into the ceiling further enhanced by a hanging chandelier. The landing leads to a front facing sash window which affords enviable views across the formal gardens and far reaching countryside beyond. A door from the main landing leads to a further staircase to the second floor.

Master Bedroom - Fabulous master suite, as you enter this room you immediately have the feeling of light and space, there are three sash windows the one to the front of the property gives a magnificent view out across the frontage of the property and fields and views beyond. Coving to the ceiling, inset ceiling down lights, picture rail, three central heating radiators with decorative covers.The master bedroom is also open to enter into the opulent en-suite

Dressing Room - Fully fitted with a combination of bespoke open and mirror fronted cabinets incorporating drawers, full and half-height hanging. Coving to the ceiling and inset ceiling down lights.

En Suite To Master Bedroom - Stunning en-suite with a sash bay window, beneath which sits a roll top bath with ball and claw feet, fully tiled walls and floor, oversized walk in shower cubicle, wash hand basin in vanity unit, low level WC, coving to ceiling, inset ceiling down lights, vertical chrome heated towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom 2 - Facing the front of the property with dual aspect sash windows this beautiful room is spacious and light, coving to ceiling, dado rail, central heating radiator with decorative cover.

Bedroom 3 - Sash window overlooking the side of the property onto the sand school/menage. A beautiful light filled room with ample space, coving to ceiling, picture rail, central heating radiator with decorative cover.

En-Suite To Bedroom 3 - Fully tiled walls and floor, step in oversized shower, low level WC wash hand basin, inset ceiling down lights and extractor fan.

Bedroom 4 - From the half landing to the right hand side there is a step up into an inner hallway to the right hand side is the door into bedroom 4 this room boasts a bay window with sash opening, coving to the ceiling and picture rail.

En Suite To Bedroom 4 - Fully tiled walls and floor, feature leaded window, walk in shower, low level WC, wash hand basin set in a vanity unit, coving to ceiling, inset ceiling down lights.

Main Bathroom - A generously proportioned room, offering a free standing bath, glazed wet room style open shower, wash basin, bidet and low level w.c. and vertical chrome heated towel rail/radiator.

Second Floor: -

Attic Room - Open staircase with gallery landing opens into this large and airy room, currently used as a twin bedroom, with a vaulted ceiling into which are set three 'Velux' windows. There is a feature picture window set at floor level which directly overlooks the sand school/menage. Central heating radiator with decorative cover. Three steps lead up off this room giving access to an en-suite bathroom which is shared with bedroom 5 beyond.

Shared En-Suite - Window with lovely views. Fully tiled walls and floor, step in shower cubicle with mixer shower, wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC, inset ceiling down lights, vertical chrome heated towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom 5 - This room features three windows, central heating radiator with decorative cover and coving to ceiling.

Access - From the main original house an inner hallway links to the entertainment area, leisure suite and function rooms beyond.

Entertainment Area - Through arched wooden doors accessed from the main hallway you walk into the entertainment area, this comprises of a bar area with bespoke cabinets which include two chiller glass fronted cabinets, built in drinks and display cabinets with mirror backs inset stainless steel single bowl sink unit with mixer tap. There are inset down lights to the ceiling area and a central heating radiator with a decorative cover, this is open to the main area which houses a full size snooker table with overhead lighting, there is then a step down into a snug/tv viewing area. Floor to ceiling arched windows overlook the main indoor swimming pool.

Cinema Room - Two opaque glass windows fitted with blackout blinds. Central heating radiator. Central cinema projection screen which can be retracted when not in use. Inset ceiling down lights.

Leisure Suite -

Swimming Pool - A corridor with four open archways face onto the main swimming pool itself, on the opposite side there are four sets of french doors which all open onto and overlook the frontage of the house to the wrap around patio area and formal garden and views beyond.

Pump/Boiler Room - Entered through a door off the top corridor is a pump boiler room which is vented to the rear wall of the building.

Shower & Changing Room - Entered through a door off the top corridor is a fully tiled shower/toilet and changing room, with extractor fan, velux window for light and inset ceiling down lights.

Inner Hall - At the top of the corridor there is an inner hallway with a ceramic tiled floor and a central heating radiator, a door from here leads into a further shower room with ceramic floor.

Gym - Full mirror wall to one side of the room, full height window, double doors leading out onto the rear access area. Central heating radiator, fitted wall lights. Door to hydro pool plant room.

Hydropool Room - A further doorway leads into a spa area with ceramic floor, this comprises of a hydrotherapy pool, alcove which is open to walk into which is fully tiled and fitted with a shower, a glass door leads into a fully tiled steam room which has a wash basin built in with a mixer tap over. There is also a separate WC. Double doors lead from here to the rear exterior of the building.

Sauna/Steam Room - Entered through a door off the top corridor is another fully tiled changing/locker room with tiled walls and floor and two vertical central heating radiators, there are two separate shower units this room gives access to a large timber sauna/steam room which has a built in cupboard which houses the boiler/pump/extractor units to the side.

Function Suite - This section of the property could lend itself to many different purposes. The front conservatory style sections look out through various sets fully glazed doors and windows all of which overlook the wrap around patio area, formal garden and open views beyond. Staircase descending to the lower level which has a double height ceiling with floor to ceiling windows and doors which open out onto a hardstanding area, which in turn leads around to the side and rear entry driveways.

Annexe - A self-contained one bedroom bungalow is approached through the stable block quadrangle. A glazed door and glazed side panels which are set in a feature stone archway open into a hallway. There is coving to the ceiling and inset ceiling down lights.

Annex Lounge - A large and airy lounge with a high level window and french doors which lead out onto a stone flagged patio and overlook the walled garden beyond.

Annexe Kitchen - A fully fitted kitchen with wall and base units with an electric oven and four burner hob with extractor fan over, contrast tiling and worktops, plumbed for automatic washing machine ceramic tiled floor, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, extractor fan, vertical chrome heated towel rail/radiator, high level window.

Annexe Bedroom - L Shaped double room with French doors which open out onto the stone flagged patio and garden beyond. Door leading to: -

Annexe Bathroom - The bathroom is fitted with a semi circular jet power shower cubicle, wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC, fully tiled walls, opaque glass window, cushion flooring, inset ceiling down spots and there is a loft hatch.

Rear Driveway Entrance - Impressive double electrically operated entrance gates lead onto a tree lined tarmacadam driveway to the left hand side are fenced paddock areas with field shelters and further fields beyond. This driveway links up to access the side and rear driveways and additional hardstanding area with ample space for many different uses.

Outside Information - To the outside areas of the property are the following, a large steel agricultural building, for the equestrian minded this building would lend itself perfectly for an indoor school if required, access is currently via a large roller shutter door, the building has natural light coming from four large UPVC double glazed windows to one end plus light panels in the roof, it does have power and light. There is also a fire door exit. This Building could have a variety of different uses as required. To the side driveway leading round to the rear of the property to the right hand side is a brick building currently housing a store/workshop, which could be used for additional stabling if required, there is also an area which has a chicken house and run. In the outside area to the front of the property hidden behind mature trees is a helicopter hangar.

Disclaimer - These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. It is not company policy to test any services or appliances in properties offered for sale and these should be verified on survey by prospective purchasers.

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