A charming 15th century home of immense character, set within about 3 acres of secluded grounds with the unusual feature of a moat
Reception hall 3 Reception rooms Craft room/office Study Kitchen/breakfast room 4 en suite bedrooms (1 with dressing room), 2 Further bedrooms and shower room About 3 acres with a moat Garaging for 4 cars The Moat House has been in the same family for 40 years and presents an increasingly rare find for those seeking a unique family home with the unusual feature of an original moat. Starting life in the 15th century as a hall house, the property has since been sympathetically and thoughtfully extended over the years to provide a charming family home. The house boasts a wealth of features including fireplaces, original exposed beams and leaded light windows. Surrounded by mature secluded gardens, the house enjoys a tranquil setting and offers flexible accommodation with the benefit of additional rooms above the garaging, useful as hobby/play rooms or storage space.
A welcoming reception hall provides access to the elegant drawing room with its exposed brick fireplace and to the family room, also with a fireplace with attractive tiled slips. The drawing room adjoins a good size dining room, with an Adam style fireplace and tiled slips, and both of these rooms enjoy access to a discreet snug area. The country style kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of oak units, a built-in seating area and integral appliances including a Neff ceramic hob, Neff double oven and a Siemens dishwasher. The ground floor further comprises two further rooms, currently used as office and hobby/crafting space, a utility room, a useful larder and a boot room.
The first floor may be accessed via two independent staircases and is arranged to provide a spacious master bedroom with fitted wardrobe cupboards and an en suite bathroom, a guest bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and en suite bathroom, four further bedrooms (2 en suite) and a shower room.
The Moat House is approached via double electrically operated wrought iron gates opening onto a sweeping shingle driveway that leads through the extensive lawns to the garaging and on towards a parking area to the side of the house. The beautifully landscaped gardens are stocked with a wide variety of mature shrubs and trees, including a magnificent Mulberry tree, and are a notable feature of the property. A paved patio spans the front of the house and provides excellent ’al fresco’ dining and relaxation space, perfect for those warm summer days.