House is understood to have been built in the 19th century of
traditional brick construction beneath a ‘fish scaled’ tiled roof and
with a stunning carved stone façade. This superb example of gothic
revival architecture provides a rare opportunity to purchase the former
Gate House to the magnificent Hengrave Hall. Listed Grade II as being of
specific architectural or historical interest, The Gate House has been
subject to restoration and updating and now results in a wonderful and
interesting home of great charm and personality with versatile ground
floor accommodation. Comprising entrance hall, sitting room, dining
room, fitted kitchen, two comfortable bedrooms and bathroom. To the
front and rear of The Gate House are delightful gardens providing a
pleasant degree of privacy and seclusion.
gothic style oak entrance door to:
hall with 10’6” ceiling height, a light and airy entrance hall with
window to rear, double radiator and cupboard.
room with 10’6” ceiling height. This charming reception room retains
the original arched leaded windows to side. Stone bay window providing
delightful views to Hengrave Hall lake. Double radiator.
room This spacious reception room has windows providing pleasant
views to gardens and woodland beyond. Traditional cast iron fireplace
with tiled hearth. Double radiator, TV point. Shelved storage cupboard.
Refitted with matching range of eye level and base storage units
providing drawer and cupboard space with worktops. Range of built-in
appliances include a Belling four ring electric hob with stainless steel
electric oven beneath. Extractor hood. Built-in fridge/freezer. Two
‘magic corner’ cupboards and cupboard concealing the oil fired
combination boiler. Window to side.
Part glazed door to garden. Single radiator.
with 10’0” ceiling height. Charming room could easily lend itself
for a variety of uses, either as a bedroom or a further reception room,
retaining the original stone Gothic-style windows to front. Loft access.
Cast iron fireplace standing on a polished granite hearth. Window
overlooking rear gardens. Double radiator. Loft access.
Refitted with a traditional white suite comprising close-couple WC,
pedestal hand wash basin, bath with mains shower over a wooden side
panel. Frosted window to rear. Extractor fan. Heated towel rail and
light with shaver socket.
House has one of the finest approaches through a pair of magnificent
stone gates with ‘onion finials’. The Gate House enjoys a right of
access to an area of shingle situated to the side of the property
providing vehicle parking. To the front of The Gate House are flower
beds stocked with a variety of flowering plants, shrubs and cottage
plants. A shingle pathway leads in turn to the side and rear gardens.
The gardens are a charming feature of The Gate House being laid mainly
to lawn, bordered and interspersed by numerous mature trees and shrubs
whilst providing the occupants with a most pleasant degree of privacy.
The gardens are situated adjacent to a small area of woodland belonging
to Hengrave Hall. Abutting the rear and side of the property are paved
terraces providing pleasant seating areas. There is a brick built
outhouse measuring 10’0” x 7’5” of brick construction beneath a slate
roof, with plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer making an
ideal utility space.