Porchfield Road, Porchfield - £1,075,000 (Guide Price)
Idyllic location on the banks of Clamerkin Creek
An idyllic location on the banks of Clamerkin Creek with over 300m of water frontage in an AONB. With approx 11.25 acres of gardens, ancient woodland, stables and paddocks. South facing terrace and swimming pool.
- Idyllic location on the banks of Clamerkin Creek
- Over 300 metres of water frontage
- Four double bedrooms, two en-suite
An idyllic location on the banks of Clamerkin Creek with over 300 metres of water frontage, is the setting for this delightful country home, Clamerkin House. The grounds extend to approximately 11.25 acres of gardens, woodland and paddocks in a picturesque location in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to the natural harbour and nature reserve of Newtown.
The house itself offers four double bedrooms, two of which have ensuite bathrooms and was originally constructed around 1960 with further improvements and extensions in subsequent years.
Most rooms have dual aspect allowing plenty of natural light to enhance this lovely spacious home and to enjoy the views over the extensive grounds and through the woodland to the creek.
A south facing terrace and swimming pool provide an ideal spot for entertaining and al fresco dining. A pretty walkway between the trees leads to the creekside, ideal for those who enjoy kayaking or messing around on the water with access to Newtown Creek from Clamerkin creek.
A stable block comprising two stables and a tack room with approximately five acres of paddocks provide an ideal opportunity for those with an equestrian interest. Approximately 5 acres of ancient woodland. Large carport and plenty of parking.
GROUND FLOOR Colonial portico entrance with front door to:
ENTRANCE HALL A spacious entrance with turned staircase to first floor, with window to front. Window to side. Recessed area currently used as study.
DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM Wash hand basin and low level wc. Coat cupboard
DINING ROOM 18' 2" x 12' 9" (5.54m x 3.89m) A generous size room enjoying views over the garden and French doors to:
CONSERVATORY 12' 111 max" x 10' 4" (6.48m x 3.15m) Enjoying views overs the south facing terrace and swimming pool. French doors give access to the terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining
DRAWING ROOM 25' 2 max" x 19' (7.67m x 5.79m) A wonderful light room with triple aspect enjoying views over the gardens and through the woodland to the creek. French doors again lead to the south facing terrace. French doors to the dining room which can be opened to create a lovely sociable space.
KITCHEN/LIVING/BREAKFAST ROOM 20' 1 max" x 17' 4 max" (6.12m x 5.28m) A great space which affords room for a table, well fitted kitchen and built in sitting area around the window providing the social hub of the house designed for modern living. A range of bespoke kitchen units have been fitted complimented by maple worksurfaces. Butler sink. Larder with light and shelving. Oil fired Aga with side module of electric ovens and lpg gas hob. Tiled floor. Dual aspect to front and rear. Door to cupboard housing boiler and plumbing for washing machine. Door to:
REAR PORCH With access to car port and garden
LANDING Access to loft space. Window overlooking rear garden. Built in wardrobe with hanging space. Built in cupboard with shelving. Airing cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM 18' 2" x 14' 1" (5.54m x 4.29m) A generous sized room with dual aspect giving plenty of light and enjoying views over the gardens and through woodland to the creek. Built in wardrobes to one wall.
EN SUITE BATHROOM Comprising bath with shower over, hand basin fitted to a corner unit and wc. Window overlooking the pool.
GUEST BEDROOM SUITE A lovely double room with window overlooking the rear garden towards the creek. Built in wardrobes. French doors to the Balcony at the front.
EN SUITE BATHROOM Suite comprising bath, bidet, hand basin with built in storage under and low level wc
BEDROOM 3 16' 2 max" x 14' 4 max" (4.93m x 4.37m) A pretty double bedroom with dual aspect overlooking the grounds. Built in wardrobe.
BEDROOM 4 16' 5" x 10' 10" (5m x 3.3m) A pretty double bedroom with dual aspect overlooking the grounds. Built in wardrobe
SHOWER ROOM With tiled and glazed cubicle, handbasin and low level wc.
HEATING Oil fired central heating via radiators throughout.
OUTSIDE A gravel driveway winds through its own fields to a five bar wooden gate which leads to the driveway, formal gardens, woodland and 300 meters frontage to the creek, in all amounting to approximately 11.25 acres. A double carport is adjacent to the house.
The gardens surrounding the house are mainly lawned with large south facing terrace and heated swimming pool set in a lower paved surround, pool house with filtration and heating system. Wildflower meadow.
A lovely walk through woodland down to the creek and through ancient woodland, Clamerkin Copse which borders the creek, all within it's own grounds.
To the north of the house is a stable block comprising TWO STABLES and TACK ROOM, LARGE WORKSHOP (8m x 4.2m) and LEAN-TO TRACTOR SHED (7.5 x 4.2). Approximately 5 acres of the land is set out as fenced paddocks one of which would lend itself to a sand school, subject to permission.
COUNCIL TAX Band G
SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Sewage treatment plant owned by Clamerkin House and used by neighbours, £100.00 per annum. Oil fired Aga and central heating.
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 July 2015.
LAND PLAN Plans are reproduced using photocopying process, and as such may not be relied on as being an accurate scale. Plans are for identification purposes only. Boundaries are approximate. Ordnance Survey plans with the permission of HMSO Crown Copyright. Reserved License Number: ES100011341