From grand sweeping entranceways to spiral staircases, climbing up the stairs in these Fine & Country homes will make bedtime a delight.
Knowsley Manor, Knowsley Grange, Bolton
Knowsley Manor has all the hallmarks of an astounding family home designed around a traditional Georgian style manor house incorporating sliding sash windows and stone detailing. Its extensive accommodation is in excess of 14,000 square feet and is warmed by underfloor heating. The property is set in exceptional gardens and is within walking distance of Bolton School and has convenient access into Bolton town centre.
Fine & Country Ramsbottom (01706 826 754)
West Sussex, £3,950,000
Clayton Priory is Grade II Listed and a superb example of a classic Regency Country House. The property is understood to date from 1820, designed by John Biagio Rebecca for a Brighton merchant called Robert Podmore. The main double-fronted eastern facade is typical of the Regency style, with symmetrical sash windows, a classical pediment and a fine entrance portico with fluted ionic columns. To the southern side of the house is a colonnade of Doric columns extending along the whole of the ground floor, over which is the Latin inscription ‘Sola in Deo Salvs’, which translates as ‘Only in God is our Salvation’.
Fine & Country Brighton & Hove (01273 739 911)
Beechs Maze, The Green, Hilton
This outstanding and well-appointed luxury family home offers approaching 9,000 sq.ft, the latest technology and high end fittings throughout. A special retracting walk-on-cellar glass door and deluxe cinema room are just a taste of what this amazing home offers. Set back from the village green behind twin gates in 1.3 acres of mature landscaped grounds, the property also comes with a well-tended historical maze.
Fine & Country St Neots (0330 333 1060)
Cefn Bryntalch Hall, Abermule, Montgomery
Cefn Bryntalch Hall dates to 1869, was designed by GF Bodley and is reputed to have played a pivotal role in the Neo Georgian movement. Built for Richard Edward Jones who made his fortune in the flannel trade, the property was later the home of famous composer Peter Warlock who wrote much of his music in the amphitheatre within the grounds. Beyond the sweeping driveway and striking elevations of the main house is a stunning courtyard with clematis lined pathways and lawns, surrounded by an annexe, a groom’s cottage and a range of beautiful barns currently home to a cinema room, games room and studio above. The property is surrounded by approximately 18 acres of grounds including formal gardens, a Bronze Age Motte and Bailey castle, grazing and woodland. The property is extremely private yet has wonderful access to the A483 and Montgomery with its Michelin Star restaurant.
Fine & Country Newtown (01686 623 123)
The interior spaces of this home are versatile, light and fresh with bi-folding doors at the rear of the home, letting the outside in. The extremely spacious sitting room occupies a central position at the rear of the home and is flanked by the dining room and family room; all three rooms are linked via double doors, creating an effortless flow when entertaining. The family room is the ideal space for the younger members of the family, therefore reserving the main sitting room for the adults. Busy family life revolves around the kitchen/breakfast room, which is well equipped and has an island unit where friends and family naturally gravitate.
Fine & Country Loughton (020 8418 0018)
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