Guide Price £8,995,000
- 6 Bedrooms
- 5 Receptions
Birchglades is an elegant newly built family home completed to the highest specifications with classic elevations set within newly landscaped grounds of half an acre with a South West facing aspect to the rear garden.
Coombe Park is a 28 acre, secure, private gated estate, set in leafy surroundings only 6.5 miles from Knightsbridge and within easy reach of central London, the South Coast and Heathrow and Gatwick airports via the A3 and M25 Motorway.
With Richmond Park on the doorstep, the largest of the capital’s 8 Royal Parks and the biggest enclosed space in London, its 2,368 acres of natural beauty are home to the beautiful Isabella Plantation, Pembroke Lodge and herds of Red and Fallow deer. This fabulous area is also home to five golf clubs, including the prestigious Coombe Hill Club.
The All England Lawn Tennis Club and Wimbledon Village are within close proximity, where one can enjoy a variety of specialist boutiques and a wide range of restaurants catering for most tastes. Wimbledon Common is also close at hand, where one can enjoy a variety of activities from cycling to horse riding.
Wimbledon Theatre is a popular choice for local residents with many a new production debuted before launching in the West End in addition to Richmond Theatre in Richmond and Rose Theatre in Kingston Town Centre.
Coombe, Kingston and Wimbledon are also home to a wealth of good schools catering for all ages, including private and state with a variety of international educational establishments. There are also private school buses serving schools further afield with pick up points close by.
This elegant home is approached via pillared wrought iron gates to a block paved forecourt, leading to a stone covered entrance porch with a balcony above, which is accessible from the library.
On entering the property, one is welcomed with a triple circular atrium, illuminated by a dome to the roof height with a sweeping stone clad staircase with wrought iron balustrade and floor uplighters and skirting LED recessed courtesy lights. All the internal panelled doors are lacquered, measuring 2.4 m in height and offering grandeur openings into the spacious Drawing Room, Dining Room, Study and the modern lifestyle Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room with French doors opening onto the rear garden. The beautiful open plan bespoke kitchen is expertly designed by renowned cabinet makers Grech and Grech, with a central island and peninsula granite breakfast bar. The kitchen includes a host of built in appliances and features a recessed fireplace and a built in television, within bespoke cabinetry and book matched marble tiled floor.
This area leads into the leisure complex, featuring an indoor 10m x 4.75m swimming pool with a slate tiled wall with two water falls under a large domed sky light. There is a Jacuzzi, changing room with a wet shower, WC and wash hand basin and a separate steam room. Three sets of French Doors lead onto the terraces, with box hedging and outside lighting. From within the pool complex, there are stairs leading down to a very spacious Gym/club room with a separate plant room.
From the magnificent Italian marble tiled reception hall, the sweeping stone staircase leads to the first floor galleried landing, featuring a bespoke built library area with floor to ceiling shelving facing the front garden and elevated views beyond. The sumptuous Master Bedroom Suite comprises a private balcony with views over the rear garden, sitting area and a spacious dressing room with bespoke joinery to three walls by Woodcraft Ltd. The luxuriously appointed en suite bathroom features a walk in wet shower with rain shower head and hand shower attachment with book matched marble, His and Hers wash hand basins, free standing bath, low level WC and bidet. On the first floor, in addition to the master suite, there are three further bedroom suites, two of which have their own dressing room and en suite bathroom. All bathrooms throughout the property are of very high standards with Hans Grohe sanitary fittings, bespoke joinery, book matched marble and modern light fittings.
The feature staircase continues to lead up to the second floor with two further bedroom suites, with bespoke built in wardrobes, a ten seater home cinema with LED lighting and joinery with media equipment room and a separate games room with far reaching views. In addition there is a laundry room, guest cloakroom and a circular dome beautifully illuminating the second floor.
The whole property benefits from full air conditioning, under floor heating to all rooms, quality joinery, Control 4 home automation system for audio, lighting, heating, security cameras, and so much more.
The landscaped rear garden enjoys a paved terrace across the rear width of the house with a paved path leading to the front of the house and also benefits from a full irrigation system, water harvesting tank, landscape lighting, mature lawn and new border bushes and trees. To one corner is an elevated decked terrace enjoying the afternoon and evening aspect of the sun.
Remote control operated doors lead to the block paved forecourt with a video entry phone and benefits from a double width garage with a remote control garage door. The borders are well stocked with mature laurels offering full seclusion and security.