A beautifully presented state of the art country house
This substantial family home is approached through electric entrance gates; the 800ft driveway allows for tantalising glimpses of the rear elevation of the house as one approaches. The house is offered on 2.8 acre plot with entrance from one road, the sweeping driveway takes you round the property with a separate exit via another road. Providing a very high standard of presentation the house is accessed via a stunning crittall glass porch and upon entering the house you are greeted by an impressive entrance hall beautifully decorated with vaulted ceiling and unique helical staircase with glass banister, featuring a hand stitched leather handrail. Dropping from the vaulted ceiling is a 6m bespoke crystal chandelier. Off the entrance hall is a practical boot room allowing storage for coats, school bags and the like, also in the entrance is downstairs WC with antique mirror décor. The house combines an excellent selection of reception rooms including a cinema room with surround sound, a starlight ceiling and full size cinema screen. A beautifully finished open plan kitchen/breakfast room is a passionate cooks dream fully equipped with the latest Gaggenau appliances even with a teppanyaki plate and integrated coffee machine. The kitchen features stunning views onto the parkland like garden and a relaxing casual family lounge area with original fireplace dating back to 1901 when the house was built. Leading on from the kitchen/family room is another large reception room currently being used as a playroom but could equally be offered as a formal sitting room . The other side of the kitchen there is a beautiful formal dining room with a fully fitted bar to include fridge, bar sink & dishwasher. There is a lantern roof over a dining table that seats up to 18 people and stunning floor to ceiling wine racks made from brass and glass. There is a large home office with doors directly onto the garden. Upstairs the house features a large principal suite complete with a stunning bathroom with rainforest shower and 24 carat gold tiles. The principal bedroom has dual aspect views over the garden and leads into two dressing rooms. The ladies dressing room is fully fitted out with an open plan design based on the Jimmy Choo Bond Street shop. There is a makeup area complete with a hand sink in the windowsill and a fully mirrored wall with Hollywood makeup lights. The finish and detail is second to none and no expense has been spared in the fit out of this beautiful home. There are a further four bedrooms all ensuite. Two of the bedrooms feature a generous sized balcony off the bedroom offering further views of the outside of the property. There is also another dressing room fully fitted out that is currently used as a children's dressing room. As well as one of the bedrooms featuring a secret' playroom/study room hidden behind a bookcase door. One of the bedrooms also turns into a panic room offering extra security and peace of mind for occupants of the house. Air conditioning is installed throughout. The property boasts a very high specification of technology and provides the ideal 'intelligent' family home. The current owners have undertaken a comprehensive refurbishment programme ensuring the property offers the very latest in touch-screen technology. A state of the art Crestron system in all rooms, including the annexe and pool complex is fully controlled by iPads. Low energy Lutron lighting, ultimate insulation and PV solar panels all add to the comfort of the occupiers and extremely high specification sought by the current owners. Adjoining the main house through the dining room is a self contained annexe with fully fitted kitchen, downstairs WC, lounge and three en suite bedrooms. Ideal for relatives, guests, staff or teenage children. A triple garage is accessible from the driveway with accommodation above.
1.5 miles to Cuffley Station (to Moorgate from 42 mins), 4 m