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    Kingston  -  695,000  SOLD


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This detached 4 bedroom stone property set in fabulous gardens extending to approximately 5.5 acres. A detached building in the grounds provides a garage/workshop and a good size room with a wc and handbasin. Outbuildings include two barns used for garaging.

Property Features

  • 4 bedroom stone detached house
  • Set in approx 5.5 acres of gardens, woodland and natural wildlife areas

Down a long winding gravel drive, completely hidden from the road is this detached stone property dating back to the 1700's set in fabulous gardens extending to approximately 5.5 acres. Emmett Hill House was originally constructed as a pair of farmworkers cottages and has been extended and improved to provide a lovely family home in a stunning setting.

The ground floor accommodation has been extended to provide a generous dining room, good size living room with inglenook fireplace, sun room with great views of the gardens, two utility rooms, study and good size welcoming hallway. Three bedrooms upstairs with ensuite facilities to master bedroom and bedroom 2.

A detached building in the grounds is divided into a garage/workshop and a good size room which would be suitable as an office/extra accommodation with a wc and handbasin. A large wooden barn with two sets of double doors provide further garaging if required.

The grounds have a formal garden area surrounding the house and natural wildlife areas, woodland and natural pond. A lovely rural retreat yet still within half a mile of the hamlet of Chale Green with a popular deli-café and post office. Within a short drive is The Wight Mouse Inn at Chale.

GROUND FLOOR Glazed door to:

PORCH Stone and glazed with quarry tiled floor. Front door with stained and leaded glazed inserts to:

ENTRANCE HALL 23 max' 0" x 14' 5 max" (7.01m x 4.39m) A generous and welcoming entrance with beamed ceiling. Turned staircase to first floor with built in cupboard under. Radiator. Glazed double doors to:

DINING ROOM 17' 10" x 13' 8" (5.44m x 4.17m) A lovely light room with triple aspect windows enjoying views over the gardens. Corner fireplace with wood burning stove to a stone surround. Beamed ceiling, 2 radiators, wall light points.

CLOAKROOM/WC Fitted with a low level wc and handbasin. Window. Radiator. Airing cupboard housing hot water tank and shelving.

LIVING ROOM 32' 4 max" x 13' (9.86m x 3.96m) A lovely large window overlooking the garden is a feature of the room also giving plenty of natural light. Woodburning stove fitted to an Inglenook fireplace with former bread oven and large timber beam inset. Flagstone hearth. Beamed ceiling. Wall light points. 2 radiators. Opening through to a 'sitting area' with window overlooking the garden and beamed ceiling, originally a separate room which could easily be re-instated. Door to:

SUN ROOM 13' 8" x 12' (4.17m x 3.66m) Enjoying views all around the gardens. Radiator. French doors to a flagstone terrace. Ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. Access to loft storage.

STUDY 14' 4" x 9' 9" (4.37m x 2.97m) With dual aspect. Radiator. Door to:

KITCHEN 18' 10 " x 9' 5 max" (5.74m x 2.87m) Fitted with a range of pine fronted wall and base units with worksurfaces over incorporating 1 ¼ bowl sink with mixer tap. Tiled splashbacks. NEFF electric hob with cooker hood over. Double oven. Plumbing for dishwasher. Radiator. Windows overlooking the garden. Spotlights to ceiling. Door to PANTRY with light and shelving.

UTILITY AREA 9' 9" x 9' 1" (2.97m x 2.77m) Quarry tiled floor. Single drainer sink. Drawer unit. Radiator. Door to garden. Archway to:

UTILITY ROOM 13' x 13' (3.96m x 3.96m) A good size room with sink and mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Boulter oil fired central heating boiler. Radiator. Quarry tiled floor. Access to loft space. Large built in cupboards with shelving and hanging space. Dual aspect windows.


LANDING Access to loft space. Radiator. Dormer window overlooking gardens.

BEDROOM 2 170' 5" x 13' 2" (51.94m x 4.01m) Triple aspect room enjoying views over the gardens. Built in wardrobe. Radiator. Door to:

EN SUITE BATHROOM Tiled and glazed shower cubicle. Pedestal basin and low level wc. Light and shaver point. Port hole window. Radiator. Heated towel rail.

DRESSING ROOM/BEDROOM 4 9' 7" x 7' 11" (2.92m x 2.41m) With built in wardrobes and dressing table area. Window to side radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM 13' 6" x 11' 5" (4.11m x 3.48m) A double room with built in wardrobes to one wall with hanging space and shelving. Double glazed window overlooking the gardens. Door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM 14' 3" x 10' 7" (4.34m x 3.23m) A good size room with wood panelled bath, tiled and glazed shower cubicle. His and hers sink to a vanity unit with storage below. Low level wc. Cupboard housing two hot water tanks. Dual aspect windows. Radiator.

BEDROOM 3 9' 7" x 7' 11" (2.92m x 2.41m) A small double room with window overlooking the garden. Radiator.

BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising bath with folding glazed screen and shower over, pedestal basin and low level wc. Radiator, light and shaver point.

HEATING Oil fired central heating system.

OUTSIDE The property is beautifully set in approx. 5.5 acres of gardens with a long driveway winding its way down to the house which is tucked away in complete privacy and seclusion. Formal gardens surround the house with mature trees and bushes including weeping willow and silver birch tree, a flagstone courtyard adjacent to the sun room provides an ideal spot for al fresco dining and entertaining.

A detached building is divided to provide a single GARAGE/WORKSHOP and an OFFICE with night storage heater and sliding patio doors to the front, window to side. Door to Cloakroom/WC Fitted with a low level wc and hand basin. Window. Light and shaver point.

Further garaging is provided by the LARGE TIMBER BARN (30' x 20') with light and power, two lots of double doors to the front. Wood store/open store to the rear. Alternatively this could provide a holiday let (subject to planning permission) for future investment. Beyond this is SMALL TIMBER BARN (25' x 13') with double doors to rear, windows, light and power.

Two further sheds one which houses ride on mower and another bike shed. Wood Store. Tractor shelter in bottom field. Lovely large natural pond. Walkways have been cut through the woodland and the majority of the grounds are wildlife gardens with an abundance of wildlife including red squirrels.


TENURE Freehold

SERVICES Mains electric, water and private Klargester drainage. Photo-Voltaic Solar Panels were fitted in 2010, these more than cover the electricity bill and the 25 year, transferable contract with SSE has 20 years to run. Meanwhile, woodland management provides more than enough logs for the two wood-burning stoves.

AGENTS NOTES Our description of any appliances and/or services (including any central heating system) should not be taken as any guarantee that these are in working order. None of these statements contained in these particulars as to the property are to be relied on as statements of fact. These particulars do not form part of any contract. Especially if travelling long distances, if there is any point of particular importance, please contact Hose Rhodes Dickson who will be pleased to clarify the information. Floorplans and promap are schematic and for guidance only. Measurements are approximate. Please note that our photographs depict the property in a furnished condition. On completion all furnishings will be removed unless specifically mentioned elsewhere as being included in the sale. Details

and photographs prepared June 2015.

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