A wonderful Georgian residence situated in the private and mature grounds on The Bilberry Estate of some 78ha (195 acres) on Bilberry Hill. Stunning views over the south facing surrounding countryside in this tranquil position. Coach House, Gate Lodge, Caretaker’s flat, Mews, heated indoor pool, tennis court, stables, hay barns and sheds make this a very attractive holding.
A charming estate of some 78ha (195acres) set in this most spectacular, elevated setting. Bilberry House approximately 590sq.m (6,350sq.ft) sits within mature woodland, with wonderful grounds and gardens that have been extremely well maintained. The front section of this welcoming and appealing house was built in c.1770 and the rear added at a later stage. The current family have resided in Bilberry House since 1959. The bright and elegant accommodation of this Georgian gem comprises of morning room, dining room with fine views over the surrounding countryside, spacious lounge and library which leads to a wonderful patio and garden, kitchen, pantry, scullery, heated indoor swimming pool and sauna. On the first/second floors there are six bedrooms including a master bedroom ensuite with dressing room, bathroom, wc and sewing room.
THE COACH HOUSE
Overlooking the Court Yard is the delightful Coach House of approximately 65sq.m (699sq.ft) with its own set of piers and wall for privacy comprises of a living room, kitchen, bedroom, shower room and bathroom. Ideal as guest accommodation due to its location just off the main house and benefitting from wonderful gardens, lawns and the swimming pool on its doorstep.
Offering panoramic views, the two storey mews of approximately 84sq.m (904sq.ft) is located in the yard and is fully glazed comprising of living room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room.
THE CARETAKER’S FLAT AND GARAGES
The caretaker’s flat is approximately 220sq.m (2,368sq.ft) and is situated over the two garages and workshop and comprises two bedrooms, living room, kitchen and bathroom.
The Gate Lodge is approximately 85sq.m (914sq.ft) and is located across the road from the main entrance. Comprising of kitchen, shower room, 2/3 bedroom and living room. This is an ideal investment opportunity.
The gardens and grounds are a particularly fine feature of this property designed by the world renowned garden architect, Russell Page. The lush lawns that surround the property have been extremely well maintained over the years and the gardens, with colour and blossom through the different seasons, are truly magnificent. The walled garden with its orchard and lawns is magical and a real peaceful haven. The tennis court on the grounds is also an added bonus.
The traditional stables, tack room, feed room, hay barns, workshops and storage sheds have also been extremely well maintained and lend themselves directly to either a farming or equestrian enterprise.
In all, this property lends itself as a working farm within a private estate or an extremely private refuge.