A stunning Georgian Country House with separate stable block, flat and coach House set in beautiful gardens and paddocks.
Attractive Georgian Country House
Well laid out family accomodation
Large open-plan kitchen with orangery
Stable block with one-bedroom flat
Extensive gardens and adjoining woodland
Swimming pool in walled garden
In all about 12 acres
Fellyard is a charming period Georgian family house that dates back to 1731. The house has a stunning elevation to both the front and rear. The house was altered and extended in the late 1980s and early 1990s to include the kitchen and back hall. The Orangery was added in 1996. The property has been owned by the current family since 1994 and has been well maintained over the years.
On arrival from the village via a pair of electronic wooden gates to a large gravelled driveway giving access to the Main House, the Stable Block and the Coach House. A pair of solid wood doors conceal the main door that opens to the entrance hall with book shelves and door to a separate cloakroom. The entrance hall leads to the main staircase with access below to the wine cellars. The main reception rooms include a large drawing room with open fireplace with marble surround, dwarf cupboards with display shelving either side and large window overlooking the gardens. The sitting room has a wood-burning stove with open cupboards either side and display shelving above.
Between the entrance hall and the kitchen is a delightful dining room with fireplace with cast iron inset. The kitchen is large and open plan. Fitted by Mark Wilkinson with a range of base and eye-level units with a white Corian work surface and oil-fired 4-oven AGA. To one side a matching built in “Welsh” styled dresser. A large central island with separate electric oven. A bay window with space for a breakfast table overlooking the garden.
To one end of the kitchen is a disused fireplace with a cast iron fire grate. Linking from the kitchen is a large orangery with sitting and dining space. The orangery has electric window vents. The back hall is a good size with ample shoe and boot shelving, butler’s sink and wooden work surface. A staircase rises to a landing with ample built-in shelving and access to the office / games room. From the back hall access is to the large laundry room, cloakroom and pantry.
The first floor landing gives access to the three principal bedrooms with a staircase leading to the second floor and a small linen cupboard. Both guest bedrooms are large with extensive built in cupboards and benefit from a wash basin set in a vanity unit. From bedroom 2 a concealed door opens to the landing leading to the office and games room. The master bedroom is large and overlooks the main gardens with access to an ensuite bathroom, with bath, wash basin set in vanity unit, shower cubicle, bidet, w/c and heated towel rail.
The family bathroom has a bath, wash basin sent in vanity unit, w/c and heated towel rail.
The second floor landing gives access to the water tanks, shower room with wash basin, linen cupboard and w/c and two further bedrooms, both with ample storage.
The layout of the house can be seen from the floor plans, suffice to say this is a very comfortable home with the principal rooms enjoying views over the gardens which are a particular feature. The ceiling heights are good throughout and the windows allow excellent amounts of natural light.
Stable Block and Flat:
The Stable Block is built of brick under a slate-tiled roof and is in good order. The building comprises five loose boxes and other store rooms. A central door opens to a small store area with staircase rising to the first floor landing. A separate door opens to the flat and another to a large store/gym. At the far end is the office. Attached to the Stable Block is a Cart Shed with a solid door that opens to the lane. An open two-bay car port extends to a covered area housing two large oil tanks that can be filled from the village lane. To the side is a large store room.
Comprises a walk-in kitchen fitted with base units, sink and cooker. Bathroom with wash basin, bath/shower and w/c. A small comfortable sitting room and separate double bedroom.
Built of brick under a slate-tiled roof. The building has a pair of wooden doors, giving use as a garage for a single car, over half is a first floor mezzanine useful for storage.
The gardens and grounds are very much in keeping with a house of this style and period. At the front a large gravelled driveway which allows access to all the outbuildings. There is ample parking for many cars. A large wooded area lies beyond the Coach House with a bluebell wood, a number of mature trees, and an orchard. The area is mostly lawn with pathways, one leading to the impressive tree house that overlooks an area of garden which could, subject to planning, be an ideal location for a tennis court. The far end of this area is a track that leads to the paddocks and the village lane.
To the side of the main house is a beautiful walled garden. A side door opens to a magical hidden garden with flower borders and a large open-air swimming pool. There is terraced area at the far end and a sun room with electricity. The pool filtration and heating is housed in a wooden hut outside of the walled garden.
An impressive vegetable garden is separated from the main garden by a large mature beech hedge. A Ha-Ha divides the gardens from the paddocks. Along the back of the house is a terrace with steps that drop down to the lawns, many flower borders, topiary and a small stream on the eastern boundary. A gravel path leads around the side of the Orangery, to a greenhouse and the formal parterre herb garden. Beyond is the dog kennel with enclosed grass run.
The paddocks are all laid to grass/pasture. There is a small holding paddock adjacent to the vegetable garden. At the end of the main paddocks is the river Tove. A large wooden bridge, suitable for agricultural vehicles leads to the “long meadow”. This again is laid to grass/pasture.
Approximate Square Feet:
Lot Acres: 12