A magnificent Edwardian residence offering spacious, characterful, extended living accommodation set in over a third of an acre, screened by woodland. The house is an easy walk to local amenities and the Stray and just minutes away from Hookstone Woods offering lovely walks across Crimple Valley.
Clarice House is a magnificent Edwardian residence built in 1928/29 set in approximately 0.4 acre, screened by woodland and nestled in between two cul de sacs, off Hookstone Drive. The house used to have shooting rights over Ripley Castle, lapsed in 2004 and is butt from unusual local hand-made bricks. There are three entrances to Clarice House, main automated gates off Wayside Close, driveway off Hookstone Drive and side wooden gate access off Wayside Close.
The current owners bought it nearly 13 years ago and the original brochure and full structural survey are available. There is an abundance of Art Deco features property has since been extended and sympathetically restored, re-plastering all walls, replacing skirting, coving and door frames to match original design. There is wall and loft insulation, a mixture of double and triple glazing, a new boiler and flue fitted to latest regulations.
The back plot has been opened up, planted and incorporated into the main garden, but may be suitable for development in the future.
Clarice House is a magnificent Edwardian residence built in 1928/29, which used to have shooting rights over Ripley Castle. The property enjoys an abundance of Art Deco features and has been extended and sympathetically restored by the current owners. The main vehicular entrance is via automated gates off Wayside Close, onto a gravel drive offering plenty of parking. The gates will be open for all viewings. There is also a driveway off Hookstone Drive and a wooden side gate.
Part covered porch, with unpolished marble tiles, post box, porch light and original door with leaded glass feature window.
Door to front, original panelling and pine wood flooring, coving and picture rail. Alarm and Hive heating thermostat that can be moved anywhere in the house and operated remotely. Double glazed side window and radiator.
WC, wash hand basin and vanity unit, with marble mosaic floor and part tiled walls.
Lounge 13' 10" x 17' 10" into bay ( 4.22m x 5.44m into bay )
Dual aspect room with original Adam fireplace with marble hearth, revamped 1950's cast iron fire and gas fire fitted in 2005. American walnut hardwood flooring, wall lights, coving, three windows including the bay, two radiators with covers and TV point.
Snug / Study 9' 3" x 10' 7" ( 2.82m x 3.23m )
Natural grey slate floor, large window to rear, inset fitted cupboards and shelving. TV and computer points, radiator, original bell system box and recessed spots to ceiling.
Dining Room 13' 4" x 13' 5" ( 4.06m x 4.09m )
Dual aspect room that has changed in use over years, previously a play room. Open fireplace, wooden surround and tiled hearth. Dual aspect room with three windows to front and side, coving, original stripped pine floorboards, radiator and TV point.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room 19' 4" x 26' 8" ( 5.89m x 8.13m )
A very flexible, spacious and modern family living space. Beautiful kitchen with central breakfast island, granite work surfaces and soft close system. Professional Thermidor stainless steel range with two grills, bread making oven, stainless steel warming shelf and stainless steel extractor with infra-red warming lights. Also a Miele fridge freezer, built in double Fisher & Paykel 2 drawer dishwasher and fitted stainless steel microwave. Sound system for TV and music system built into the ceiling. Natural slate hard wearing floor. Spots to ceiling, TV point, entry phone for electric gates and five windows. Double doors to patio.
Utility Room 8' 2" x 7' 4" ( 2.49m x 2.24m )
Fitted wall and base units offering plenty of storage, sink, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, boiler and tank hidden by wooden panels with back up hot water system and booster button. Part tiling, slate floor and recessed spot lights. Window overlooking garden.
Split level, stained glass sky light, wall lights, coving and access to loft.
Master Bedroom Suite 19' 8" max x 15' 5" max ( 5.99m max x 4.70m max )
Triple aspect room with five double glazed windows. Walk in glass fronted wardrobes with good deep storage, TV and telephone points. Recessed spot lights and radiator.
En Suite 6' 8" x 9' 8" ( 2.03m x 2.95m )
Wet room shower, bath, wash hand basin with vanity unit and WC. Double glazed window to front, part tiled walls, tiled floor, ladder style radiator. Recessed lights and extractor fan.
Bedroom 2 13' 10" x 17' 8" into bay ( 4.22m x 5.38m into bay )
Original Art Deco fire place, coving and original stripped pine floor. Large bay plus windows to front and side. TV point and two radiators.
Bedroom 3 13' 6" x 13' 4" ( 4.11m x 4.06m )
Open fire place with tiled hearth and surround, coving, pine floor boards, TV point and radiator. Three windows to side and rear.
Bedroom 4 8' 8" x 14' 6" max ( 2.64m x 4.42m max )
Dual aspect room, built in wardrobes, fitted dressing area, TV point and radiator. Two windows to side and rear.
Original Art Deco bathroom with Art Deco tiles, original 6 ft Art Deco bath with shower and Art Deco wash hand basin and taps. Airing cupboard, Carrera marble floor, window to front and radiator with heated towel rail. Recessed spot lighting and extractor fan.
Art Deco WC, white marble tiled floor and window to front.
Garage 14' x 10' 4" ( 4.27m x 3.15m )
Double part glazed doors, separate main electric box for garage and office, electric gate controls, double socket, over head strip lighting.
Home Office 12' 10" x 11' 11" ( 3.91m x 3.63m )
Fully insulated with its own thermostat, with under floor heating, telephone, TV, phone and computer points, large cupboard and porcelain wood effect tiles. Recessed spot lights, two windows to rear and side, sky light and part glazed door. A separate WC and hand basin.
The property sits on in excess of a third of an acre. The front garden is predominately woodland with a good size shed on a thick concrete base. The main garden is a low maintenance, three tiered mature, well stocked and maintained garden with outside lighting, retaining fence and outside water supply. There is a large raised patio area near the kitchen and additional seating at the end of the garden.
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3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
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