Lyons Green, Plaistow

£2,950,000 Guide Price
Lyons Green, Plaistow £2,950,000

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A remarkable five-bedroom Victorian farmhouse set within an idyllic rural position offering the most versatile accommodation, extensive gardens, several outbuildings, a swimming pool, paddocks, and fields. In all 16 acres.

Positioned along a leafy tree-lined private driveway, Lyons Farm enjoys an idyllic rural position surrounded by your land and backing onto open farmland. With wonderful vistas from
every elevation. This handsome Victorian farmhouse with mellow clay tiles elevations, brick and stone lower parts exudes character and style complimented by ornate period windows and the most charming gardens and grounds.

A tremendous hardwood door opens into a warm and welcoming reception hall with stone-flagged floors gorgeous nooks and an original stained-glass window. From here the ground floor accommodation is split North and South. Towards
the Northern end of the house is an outstanding kitchen, utility/laundry room, cloakroom, boot room, and finally a music room/study. To the south end of the building is a charming
snug, formal drawing room. Access from the drawing room is a stunning Orangery designed by David Salisbury, which then links into the dining and then back into the kitchen. The kitchen was designed and fitted by the reputable
Somerset kitchen company Smallbone. With a wide range of handmade cabinetry, ample storage, glazed display cabinets, and a wonderful oversized central island. A four-oven Aga with
side module, is further complimented by a companion Aga with an electric oven and calor gas hob, and perfect for more occasional cooking. A separate walk-in pantry further adds to this fabulous kitchen. The dining room leads from the kitchen and enjoys a large open hearth with wood burning stove, and double doors to the Orangery.

The snug has a wonderful dual aspect and enjoys the east and southerly light. A large Inglenook fireplace with a beautiful beehive canopy offers a wonderful central feature.

The first-floor accommodation is equally impressive, with a wide and bright landing servicing the bedrooms. At the far end is the Principle bedroom suite, with a generous
dressing area with several fitted wardrobes and cupboards, this opens to a superb vaulted bedroom which is opulent in size and enjoys a double aspect drinking in the rural views from every aspect. A full luxury en-suite bathroom
completes this fabulous main suite.

Staying on this floor are two further suites, bedroom four, and a well-appointed family bathroom. A side stair leads to the second floor of the house where you will find bedroom five and another independent bathroom.

The approach to the house is along a private tree-lined driveway which allows for a wonderful sense of arrival.

The electric five-bar gate opens into a generous graveled parking area for several vehicles.
The house is surrounded by its gardens which have been beautifully landscaped. A large York stone terrace extends across the back of the house and enjoys a slightly elevated position allowing for a great view across the surrounding
fields and lawn garden. To the right of the main lawn is a cut flower garden and Victorian-style Alitex glasshouse.

One of the outstanding features of this wonderful country home is the walled enclosed swimming pool area. The pool is heated via an air source heat pump and overlooked by a raised loggia, perfect for those evening drinks and BBQ around the pool. To the other side of the pool area is a
substantial pool house with a mezzanine level, kitchenette, sauna, shower, changing room, and cloakroom.

To the northern part of the front garden area at the end of the gravel driveway is a double barn-style garage with an internal mezzanine. The land consists of several paddocks and fields which
extend to the south of the driveway and most of the land leads to the north.

Lyons Farm is situated in an outstanding rural position, close to the Surrey/Sussex border and about 0.5 miles to the picturesque village of Plaistow, a traditional soughtafter village with a cricket green, village store, public house, church and an excellent Primary School. The property is
set amidst beautiful open countryside and approached by a private tree-lined avenue.
The larger town of Haslemere with an abundance of excellent schools, shops, and a mainline train service to Waterloo (Min 49 minutes) is within 6 miles, whilst the villages of Loxwood (3.9 miles), Chiddingfold (5.4 miles), and Cranleigh are approx. 8.2 miles. and provide excellent facilities, whilst the larger centres of Horsham and Guildford are equidistant approx. 13 miles.
From Horsham, there is a mainline rail service to London Victoria (52 minutes) and from Guildford to London Waterloo (37 minutes).

There are excellent sporting and recreational facilities in the area including golf at The West Sussex (near Pulborough), The West Surrey (near Milford), Slinfold, Cranleigh, and Rookwood (Horsham), racing at Goodwood and Polo at
Hurtwood Park and Cowdray Park.

Within a short distance, there are excellent schools including village schools, Pennthorpe (Rudgwick), Farlington, Seaford College, Cranleigh School, St. Catherine’s (Bramley), and Charterhouse at Godalming or Highfield (Haslemere) The Royal School or St Ives (Haslemere).

The Surrey county town of Guildford to the north
provides more comprehensive shopping, restaurants, and recreational facilities. There is good access to the A3 at Milford, which in turn connects with the M25 motorway network providing easy access to both Heathrow and
Gatwick international airports.

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Property Features

  • Treelined avenue with gated entrance
  • Drawing room, dining room,
  • Family/ snug, study
  • Orangery designed by David Salisbury
  • Substantial Smallbone bespoke kitchen with a four-oven Aga and side module
  • Laundry, boot room, cloakroom
  • Principal bedroom with dressing area and en suite bathroom
  • Four further bedrooms, four bathrooms (three en-suite)
  • Double barn-style garage with mezzanine level
  • Small barn, vegetable garden, machinery store/workshop
  • Heated swimming pool, loggia, and pool house with changing facilities
  • Stunning gardens with an Alitex Victorian-style glass house
  • In all 16 acres

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