The Paddocks is a stately home for the 21st Century, a property of palatial proportions with land and leisure facilities beyond a buyer's wildest dreams.
Amid a private estate of 42 acres of land and grounds lie fenced paddocks, a tennis court, a pergola with hot tub, landscaped gardens, an outdoor assault course, mature woodland, a lake and extensive lawns suitable for helicopter landings. The indoor features including a 26ft swimming pool, gym and games rooms with full size bar.
Once the Wynyard estate manager's house at the time of Lord Londonderry's ownership, the original Georgian property has undergone significant extensions and modernisation yet retains the look and feel of a traditional home. With views across extensive parkland and woodland, it has all the attributes of a rural idyll and the opportunity to live the country life yet is close to village amenities and major transport links.
Inside, the property is timeless in style offering the perfect blend of classic and contemporary.
Recent refurbishments have included the kitchen diner which has the benefit of a beautiful, bespoke handmade kitchen by award-winning Mowlem & Co. incorporating a five-oven electric Aga, a must for any kitchen in the country. A centre island includes a breakfast bar with marble tops and contrasting walnut butcher's block, while cooks will love the pantry. The practical flooring is Italian tiles and bifold doors with electric internal blinds open up to the stylish award-winning stone sun terrace which has mood lighting with the infinity water feature and views over the estate.
A space for the whole family to enjoy together, the open plan kitchen area also has a generous spacious dining area and an inglenook fireplace with AGA log burner for cosy evenings by the fire; it is ideal for entertaining, especially in summer when the doors can be opened for parties to spill outside.
The kitchen is served by an outstanding wine cellar and a circular kitchen garden with greenhouse,
Continued:- - From the elegant hallway, the substantial reception space includes, a light and spacious lounge, dining room, orangery, laundry, study and cloaks/wc.
The original staircase has been retained and leads to the bedrooms, all of which are doubles and have contemporary en suite facilities in addition to the beautifully fitted family bathroom. The master suite has a balcony with views across the land and a fabulous open plan fully fitted dressing room and stylish en-suite
The games room is on the first floor and offers fabulous opportunities for entertaining guests with its bar and lounge and large balcony area, taking full advantage of the views.
The property is perfect for those who also enjoy the outdoor pursuits including equestrian sports. Four stable blocks and one Circa 9000sq ft barn to the Northern fringe of the land could be suitable for stabling, alternatively and subject to planning permission being granted for the barn to be converted into a holiday let. There is also a formal gallop around the perimeter of the estate.
Peaceful and quiet, the property benefits from not being entirely isolated but also enjoys complete privacy and the calm afforded by its rural location. The Paddocks is approached through a private, gated entrance with a drive leading to a four door garage. The garage block incorporates a gardener's WC and a kitchenette. Above the garage is a large room that could be adapted to provide additional accommodation or a studio.
The Paddocks really is a property with the scale and every feature any family could ask for; importantly it also has character to ensure it feels like a home.
Agents Notes: - * Council Tax Band: F
* EER c76
* All main services
The property is subject to a community charge of £450.00 inc VAT per annum to cover the cost of security services and the maintenance of public open spaces and woodland fringes.
Viewings: - Via Fine & Country
Tel: 01740 645 444