Guide Price £5,350,000
A stunning six bedroom family home, set within 0.36 acre, built in 2008, by the renowned Lifestyle Projects developers, located on a private road on the Coombe estate. Boasting approximately 7,200 sq. ft. of accommodation spread over four floors, the property comprises six bedrooms, two en suites and two further bathrooms, kitchen/dining room with a family room and study, drawing room, utility and laundry rooms and a basement floor with a games room and gymnasium. The property also enjoys a sunken conservatory and a delightful countrified rear garden.
Coombe is conveniently located close to Kingston and Wimbledon town centres with their excellent shopping facilities. The A3 offering fast access to central London and both Gatwick and Heathrow airports via the M25 is also close at hand. The nearest train station at Norbiton is within walking distance and provides frequent services to London Waterloo and Vauxhall (approximately 20 to 25 minutes) with their underground links to points throughout the city. The immediate area offers a wide range of recreational facilities including three golf courses and tennis and squash clubs. Richmond Park, the largest of the capital’s eight Royal Parks at 2,368 acres of natural beauty, is close by and provides a picturesque setting in which to picnic, go horse riding, cycling, jogging, or just to take a leisurely walk. Theatres at Wimbledon and Richmond are popular with local residents, with many a new production debuting here before launching in the West End and both also have an excellent choice of restaurants. There are numerous private, state and International schools for all ages within the immediate vicinity, including Coombe Hill Infant and Junior School, Rokeby School for boys, Holy Cross Prep School for girls and Marymount International to name but a few.
ENTRANCE HALL | DRAWING ROOM | KITCHEN/DINING ROOM | FAMILY ROOM | STUDY | UTILITY ROOM | GUEST CLOAKROOM | MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN SUITE DRESSING AND BATHROOM | FIVE FURTHER BEDROOMS, ONE WITH EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM | TWO FAMILY BATHROOMS | LAUNDRY ROOM | BASEMENT LEVEL WITH GAMES ROOM, GYMNASIUM, SUNKEN CONSERVATORY AND GUEST TOILET
TRADITIONAL ENGLISH LIMESTONE FLOORING IN HALL AND SUNKEN CONSERVATORY, QUARRIED IN LINCOLNSHIRE | WATER SOFTENER | GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMP | RAINWATER HARVESTER TANK UNDER DRIVEWAY | WOODWORK BY KEW JOINERY THROUGHOUT | SONOS SYSTEM CONNECTED THROUGHOUT THE PROPERTY | OUTSIDE HOT WATER TAP | STUNNING MATURE REAR GARDEN | FRONT DRIVEWAY WITH AMPLE OFF STREET PARKING
A welcoming gravelled driveway with ample off street parking for several cars leads to a portico with a solid door opening onto a grand entrance hall. With high ceilings and a large window overlooking the sunken conservatory’s ceiling, this space benefits from traditional English Limestone flooring and a large fitted guest cloaks cupboard. This is a wonderful overflow entertaining area, with double doors leading to the spacious front aspect drawing room benefitting from a wide bay window with a bench seating overlooking the front driveway and a large fireplace with stone surround creating a focal point to this spacious room.
The kitchen/dining area, a fantastic space with two sets of French doors leading onto the rear patio, benefits from a range of solid painted wall and base units, topped with both solid wood worktop around the AGA and granite around the butler’s sink on top of the island. The range of fitted Miele appliances includes a two ring gas hob, a dishwasher, and fridge/freezer. There is also a dresser with shelving, drawers and cupboards. The island comprises further storage, in addition to providing space for 4 breakfast stools. A door leads to the rear facing study, overlooking the rear garden, which benefits from a range of fitted base cupboards and shelving. A set of French doors open onto the rear patio. The kitchen also benefits from an annexed pantry, located just outside the kitchen and albeit small, is well equipped with ample shelving.
At the other end of the kitchen/dining area, two doors at opposite ends open onto yet another beautiful and spacious room, the family room. Enjoying a double aspect and with large windows to the front and French doors opening onto the rear patio, this is a wonderful room also benefits from a recessed wood burning stove which is flanked by fitted base units with upper shelving.
From the hall, the utility/boot room, with tiled floor and a half glazed door to the side of the property, offers ample fitted cupboards and shelving. This also benefits from a butler’s sink with mixer taps and houses a free standing fridge/freezer, washing machine and a small oven.
The basement has been designed to provide all the extra facilities you would expect from a property of that standard; a large tiled room perfect for a gymnasium, with mirrored walls and two large storage rooms, one of which is currently used as a wine cellar and houses a fridge/freezer and built in shelving.
The bright games room, with wood flooring, benefits from having access to the conservatory through a set of French doors, and offers ample space for casual family entertainment. The large plant room is accessed through a door at the back of the room.
The conservatory provides the wow factor of the property; a tiled double volume space accessed from the front driveway via a wrought iron spiral staircase, provides a lovely setting for relaxing while catching the morning sun. The basement also benefits from a tiled guest toilet, comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin inset into marble worktop with vanity unit below.
The easy rising staircase leads to the first floor landing, double aspect and spacious. The master bedroom is double aspect with wide windows overlooking both the front and back. The spacious en suite bathroom boasts a white suite comprising a low level WC, ‘His and Hers’ wash hand basins inset into a marble worktop with vanity unit below, a corner fully tiled shower cubicle and a free standing bath. The en suite dressing room is well equipped with fitted drawers, shelving and hanging and is also accessed from the landing.
Bedroom two overlooks the front with two large windows, and benefits from an en suite dressing area and shower room. This comprises a low level WC, a wash hand basin with vanity below and a fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed surround. Bedroom three is rear facing with a built in wardrobe.
A useful laundry room is located on the first floor; with fitted units and a laminate worktop, it houses a Miele washing machine and tumble dryer, a butler’s sink with mixer taps and a large airing cupboard.
The family bathroom boasts a white suite comprising a low level WC, a wash hand basin, a panelled bath and a fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed surround. In addition, there are two large built in airing cupboards.
The easy rising staircase leads up to the second floor landing which is again flooded with light coming through the windows and two skylights. Three bedrooms are located on this floor; bedroom four is large, with double aspect and access to the deep under the eaves storage while bedroom five benefits from a beautiful outlook over the front driveway through a large arched window, as well as a deep walk in under the eaves storage cupboard. Bedroom Six is the smallest in size but benefits from built in double wardrobe, drawers and shelving and a dormer to the rear.
The family bathroom boasts wood flooring and half wood panelled walls, low level WC, wash hand basin inset into a marble worktop with vanity unit below, a panelled bath with tiled surround and a fully tiled glazed walk in shower cubicle.
Outside, and stepping into the rear garden is pure magic; this is a mature, colourful and varied countrified garden which has been lovingly looked after by the current owners. The rear patio benefits from having a pergola covering part of it, thus creating visually a separate outdoor seating area, set amongst the flowering beds, plant pots and a variety of shrubs. The mainly laid to lawn area is defined at the back by a low rising hedge, which separates it from the shrubs running along the rear of the garden A further paved circular area at the back provides a quiet setting for a morning coffee. A charming gravelled path to one side of the property is also covered with a pergola and leads to the front driveway, while to the other side, steps lead down to a paved area where a wooden gate opens onto a gravelled path with a shed for tools and bin area. A further gate leads to the front driveway where a large storage shed is located.
The front driveway does not lack in character either; gravelled with ample space for several cars, it is again surrounded with a hedge and mature trees. A paved path leads to the front door, with a secluded seating area to the side, set amidst a myriad of plants and shrubs, which eventually leads to the rear garden via the gravelled path.
In short, this property offers both functionality and beauty in its design, and it does it so well, both inside and out.