Norley Lane, Shamley Green
A charming barn style three/ four-bedroom equestrian property which has been meticulously designed with a fabulous mezzanine gallery over the central dining room. Set within five acres of paddocks and gardens with an array of outbuildings, stables, sand school and barns.
Pound Farm Lodge is accessed via double gates through to a sweeping driveway that leads to a large parking area providing for multiple vehicles and a detached double car port with mezzanine ancillary area above.
The newly built main residence is ideally positioned within the plot to enjoy superb views across the formal gardens and farmland beyond. On entering the property, one is immediately struck by the double height vaulted canopy of the family/dining room with wall to wall bi-fold doors opening out onto the large terrace.
To the West of the dining room is a bright and spacious farm house kitchen/breakfast room, with Shaker style units to three walls, an AGA range with 6 hobs 2 ovens and 2 grill ovens, the kitchen provides ample preparation space with granite work surfaces to three walls, central to the room is a bespoke handmade oak island/breakfast bar with matching granite work surfaces.
The fully equipped utility room is positioned to the rear of the kitchen with side door access to the garden making for an ideal dog room. The kitchen likewise has bi-fold doors across the rear for further access onto the large terrace, creating a wonderful alfresco entertaining area.
The superb oak floored sitting room is infused with light from its triple aspect windows and doors to the rear terrace, the room is centred around a brick built and bespoke tiled fireplace with its cast iron log burner. The Study/bedroom 4 is situated and accessed to the south of the living room and provides useful space for office, entertaining or as a family snug.
The architectural designed open tread staircase, built from oak, steel and glass leads to the first-floor landing with a stunning matching oak, steel and glass bridge connecting the bedroom accommodation.
The master bedroom with double doors and Juliet balcony enjoys stunning views over the farmland, with en-suite bathroom/shower room and fitted wardrobes. Across the other side of the bridge are two further double bedrooms with built in wardrobes and matching double doors, one with Juliet balcony overlooking the gardens and farmland, A family bathroom services the two bedrooms and is cleverly fitted with modern lines and a contemporary feel.
THE GARDENS & GROUNDS
Passing through the double entrance gates, the driveway approach sweeps around to the right and into a large parking area that provides parking for several cars as well as access to the double car port with farm shop on the side and mezzanine room above.
The well-manicured equestrian/farmland extends to some 5 acres with views overlooking the neighbouring farms.
The equestrian facilities are situated to the North West of the main house and comprise of a courtyard block of 4 stables (2 stables either side) with tack room, feed room and storage room, The Olympic size Pasada sand school (60m X 20m)
provides a perfect all year round jumping and dressage ring for novice through to International level.
Other outbuildings include a tractor and freezer barn,a double-sided field shelter, a 2000 sq. ft cattle/Hay barn to the far boundary and a bespoke timber Pod Studio in the formal gardens.
The remainder of the farm is set out neatly as post and rail paddocks, currently home to pigs, chickens and pedigree Charolais breeding cows and bulls.
- Drawing Room, vaulted dining room, Study/ bedroom 4
- Contemporary kitchen with bespoke central island
- Three further double bedrooms, two bathrooms
- Beautiful split-level formal gardens with a shepherds hut pod
- Badger barn with two open bays storage room and office above
- Four box stable block with feed room & tack room
- Sand school, tractor barn, field shelters, hay barn
- In all 5 acres of paddocks/ farmland