Take a look at these fabulous Fine & Country properties that boast awe-inspiring libraries and studies.
As summer fades into autumn, it’s time to enjoy the cooler days and darker nights. There’s nothing better than coming home to curl up with a good book at home in the study or library, so we have found five homes with quiet corners that are perfect for an evening of reading.
Clynfyw Mansion, Abercych, £935,000
Elegant and majestic, Clynfyw Mansion sits peacefully in over eight acres of parkland, woodland and manicured gardens that include beautiful ponds and lower level grass tennis courts.
The library is complete with the original built-in bookcases, including a false section that conceals the small strong room closet. For when the weather turns cooler there is a magnificent fireplace with a beautiful grey marble surround and hearth, with a large inset wood burning stove.
Fine & Country Pembrokeshire (01834 862 138; www.fineandcountry.com)
Aswardby Hall, Lincolnshire, £1,650,000
Aswardby Hall nestles in the Lincolnshire Wolds – an area of outstanding natural beauty – and enjoys an idyllic countryside setting. An impressive unlisted country mansion together with a cottage and stables standing in delightful grounds of 15 acres.
The library has an oak and marble open fireplace surrounded by light oak fitted cupboards. There’s also a cocktail cabinet and fridge, so it’s the perfect place to enjoy a drink and a book.
Fine & Country Lincoln (01522 287 008; www.fineandcountry.com)
The Elms, Little Burstead, Billericay, £2,500,000
This imposing Grade II listed residence in an idyllic village location, boasting a leisure complex with a cinema room, gymnasium, snooker room, sauna and heated swimming pool.
The library has cool and calming colours with a cosy sofa for reading and large traditional windows. If the room gets colder in winter, the wood-burning stove will give the room a lovely warm glow.
Fine & Country Billericay (01277 654 555; www.fineandcounty.com)
Marsett House, Southwell, £2,800,000
Marsett House is a stunning and immaculate English country home presented in superb style and ultimate luxury, making this one of Nottinghamshire’s most desirable homes. The highest attention has been given to every detail with unique fixtures and fittings, combined with a flair for design and decor.
All the rooms are furnished with grand style, including the study with its dark colour scheme and glass cabinets to house a collection of books.
Fine & County Nottingham (0115 982 2824; www.fineandcountry.com)
Bredon’s Norton Manor, Gloucestershire, £1,499,500
This magnificent Grade II listed Manor House stands majestically above Bredon’s Norton village and enjoys superb views over open farmland to the distant hills. This unique and historic building dates back to 1575-1585 and was once a small country house hotel.
The library has a wonderfully warm open fireplace with three walls full of shelving for books. When the weather is mild, there are French doors that open onto the terrace and out to the garden.
Fine & Country Cheltenham (01242 220 080; www.fineandcountry.com)
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