6 Bedroom Detached House Sold
Downham Grove House is a stunning and substantial Georgian property with accommodation extending to just under 7,500 sq. ft. Many period features can be found, including exposed timbers, pamment floors, Gothic style windows to the front elevation, fireplaces and cornicing,
The accommodation is set over three floors and comprises a fine entrance hall with a beautiful French pamment tiled floor, vaulted staircase hall with exposed timbers and views of the garden through the glazed garden room. Four main reception rooms to the front include a study, dining room, drawing room and play room. The heart of the home is the fabulous bespoke fitted kitchen breakfast reception room with hand painted units, granite worktops, an island unit and a pamment tiled floor. The sitting area is a sympathetic oak framed extension with a roof lantern allowing an abundance of natural light in, oak flooring and glazing with double doors leading to the garden. Further accommodation offers a boot room, laundry room, games room/hobbies room, old dairy, indoor swimming pool with changing facilities and a shower room.
The spacious first floor landing serves a vaulted principal bedroom with a dressing room and en-suite bathroom, five further bedrooms, family bathroom and a separate shower room. A spiral staircase leads from the playroom to the first floor that could offer a self contained wing. The top floor serves attic space.
Outside the property is approached over a gravel drive which leads into a circular turning and parking area around a central lawn. The drive divides and continues to the south of the house where there is a double garage with electrically operated up and over doors.
The gardens and grounds extend to approximately 2 acres (STMS). To the south side of the property there is a sheltered flagstone terrace which overlooks a delightful area of lawned garden, well stocked with various shrubs, specimen trees and fruit trees including apple, pear, cherry and fig, and beyond this there are far-reaching countryside views. This area of garden can be accessed from the swimming pool, kitchen and main entrance hall, making it a particularly ideal setting for entertaining.
Situated to the north of the house there is a most attractive and secluded area of partly walled garden with well stocked mixed shrub and herbaceous borders, together with a sheltered flagstone courtyard garden with ornamental pond.
There are a great variety of mature trees including fine oak and beech trees, and to the northeast is a further lawned area with a variety of flowering cherry and apple trees. To the northwest there is a further area of lawned garden together with an enclosed vegetable garden.
A further 2 acres (STMS) of paddocks are available by separate negotiation.
WYMONDHAM Wymondham is a bustling town, famous for its Abbey, and offers direct train links to Norwich, Cambridge and London, Kings Cross. Wicklewood Primary School is approximately 1 mile away and is rated outstanding in the Ofsted report and both Wymondham College and Wymondham High are minutes away. Wymondham provides excellent facilities including a Waitrose supermarket and an interesting array of boutique shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. The Cathedral City of Norwich is approximately 8 miles away and offers a number of sought after schools and colleges as well as a large number of restaurants, shops, supermarkets and services.
SERVICES CONNECTED Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating and private drainage.
COUNCIL TAX Band G.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING F. Ref:- 8723-6623-9970-6038-3992
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PROPERTY REFERENCE 37679
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