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Location: Avon, United KingdomClick Here for detailed information on United Kingdom)
This splendid small country estate is set in nearly 11 acres of parkland and formal gardens including a large lake and water feature and has been restored to its former glory. Formerly the home of Great Brampton antiques the house is a superb private residence or subject to planning consent could be converted into a boutique hotel.
Steps lead up to the main entrance portico & a full paneled entrance door leads into a reception hall with moulded corning and paneled door leading into the drawing room where you will find a beautiful carved marble fireplace. The dining room has an impressive ceiling, marble fireplace, two principal windows facing west with window seats under the main windows.
From the hall a gold pillared entrance leads into the inner hallway off which are two large store cupboards for silver & china and a cloakroom with wash hand basin and separate WC. There is also a private sitting room with large bay window, two west facing windows and a fireplace.
The kitchen is very well fitted and has a range of floor cupboards and wall cupboards, single drainer sink unit, integrated dishwasher, microwave, eye level ovens & extractor hood. The utility area has a sink unit, integrated dishwasher & ceiling spotlighting.
The breakfast room has natural wood flooring, French doors to the tiled courtyard, shelving & from the inner hall a doorway leads to the main reception hall. Here a wide, easy rising staircase leads to the first floor, oak flooring & double oak paneled doors with oak side paneling leading the Wedgewood Room. This is a very impressive room with vaulted ceiling with embossed frieze, matching paneled walls, three large, south facing windows & polished oak parquet flooring.
The Green Room has beautifully paneled walls, large south facing window, two east facing windows and the library has a very impressive ceiling with a stained glass & leaded, matching oval window to the west elevation & polished wood flooring.
The stunning staircase from the main reception hall leads up to the first floor gallery landing with vaulted ceiling, large windows & polished oak flooring. Shower room with wash hand basin, fully tiled shower cubicle & WC
BEDROOM 1 has an open fireplace, fitted cupboard & window facing east, BEDROOM 2,(The Red Room), has large walk -n storage cupboard with shelving, window to the east & doorway into shower/bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, WC & wash hand basin. This also links with the BEDROOM 3 (The Gold Room)with its own access off the landing, window to the east, large south facing bay window, moulded ceiling & built in cupboard.
From the main landing further stairs lead up to the first floor sitting room with south facing windows & French doors out onto the balcony where the lovely views over the grounds to the lake in the distance can be appreciated. From the landing a further oak paneled door leads to the WEST WING which has its own stairs down to the front hallway and is comprised of : -
INNER LANDING with large walk-in linen cupboard & paneled door into the MASTER BEDROOM 4 with large bay window and further windows to the west, moulded covings to the ceiling, fireplace with marble inset and coal effect gas fire, wall lighting & natural wood flooring. Walk-in dressing & en-suite bathroom with marble tiled paneled bath, vanity unit, WC & walk-in shower. Off the landing of the West Wing there is a bathroom with paneled bath with shower over, vanity wash hand basin & WC.
BEDROOM 5 has two west facing windows & moulded ceiling, en-suite shower room with shower cubicle with glass entry door, marble tiling, WC, wash hand basin & built in wardrobe. BEDROOM 6 has a south facing bay window overlooking the gardens to the lake in the distance, coving to the ceiling, built-in wardrobes & window to the west. There is an en-suite bathroom with paneled bath, bidet, WC, His & Hers vanity units, large wall mirror, wall lighting & shower cubicle with glass entry door and a dressing room has full width fitted wardrobes & further cupboards with shelving above.
Off the West Wing landing stairs lead up to the PENTHOUSE SUITE with small landing off which is the shower room with shower cubicle having glass entry door, marble tiled floors and walls, WC and two wall lights
From the small landing steps lead up into the bed/living room with walk in wardrobe & glazed French doors that lead out onto the roof terrace where you can enjoy far reaching views over the unspoiled countryside.
From the main reception hall a part glazed door leads into the rear entrance hall with door to the rear parking area. There is access to the estate offices comprising two offices with door into the inner hallway, door to library & door into secondary kitchen which has a range of fitted units including double drainer stainless steel sink unit, floor cupboards, plumbing for dishwasher, solid fuel Rayburn, & further floor cupboards and drawers.
Office three has a window overlooking the gardens, fitted shelving & there is a cloaks area and from the inner hallway steps lead down to the basement accommodation with door out to the rear veranda. Off the hall are three rooms and from the inner hall on the ground floor stairs lead up to the first floor rear wing comprised of landing area with window, two bedrooms with open fireplaces, one has a marble wash hand basin, bathroom with bath, wash hand basin, WC and steps lead down to a kitchenette. This room has a sink unit, cupboards, drawers, work surfaces and electric points two boiler rooms, cold room, laundry room, three stores and two workshops.
The main entrance gates lead onto a long, graveled driveway sweeping to the front of the main residence providing ample parking and turning. To the side of the main driveway is the garage block which includes chauffeurs´office, triple garage and workshop. The large lawn in front of the garage is clear for helicopters to land and is bounded by many mature trees. To the side of the garage are the oil and propane gas storage tanks.
The driveway continues to the north side of the property where the grounds again are laid to manicured lawns and include a hard court tennis court surrounded by mature trees and further lawns,
To the rear of the property is access to the parking area and the courtyard and the brick built former stabling which now has a number of rooms, two garages, stable block with five stables, tack room to the rear, workshop/store and the land to the side is a large manicured paddock which includes a natural stream and access to a wide variety of magnificent, mature trees.
Brampton Cottage has a partly glazed entrance which leads into a hall and doorway through to the sitting room where there is a brick fireplace, window to the side and door to large, under stairs cupboard. From the entrance hall a doors leads thorough to the dining room and door to the rear hallway with door to kitchen with gas fired Worcester Danesmoor boiler, windows to side and front, matching wall and units and base and plumbing for washing machine.
From the rear hallway stairs lead up to the first floor landing with window to the rear and door to bedroom 1, exposed feature fireplace, exposed timbering, bedroom 2 is the same and a bathroom with bath/electric shower, WC and wash hand basin.
Outside there is space to park adjoining the cottage and the property has mains water, electricity, private drainage and oil fired central heating.
Great Brampton House is situated 7 miles from Hereford, 14 miles from Hay on Wye and 160 miles from London.