High House is a fascinating property, with a handsome Georgian facade which was built in 1810, whilst the original farmhouse dates from circa 1650. This stunning home has now been transformed by the present owners and affords a striking contemporary home with a sumptuous interior designed to provide living space with a definite wow factor. For entertaining and recreation High House is unequalled containing an all weather tennis court with pavilion and terraced areas, a heated outdoor swimming pool with a fabulous 'al fresco' covered dining area, complete with bar and barbecue, poolroom lounge, plus snooker/recreation lounge. The house is perfect to hire for any occasion.
The wrought iron double entrance gates give way to a lower level parking area, able to park between 10 and 15 cars, and car port to house 2 further cars. Wide steps lead up to the lovely formal knot garden lying to the front of the house. The impressive wide light and spacious reception foyer sets the tone for the remainder of the accommodation, appointed as it is to a particularly high standard, with some amazing innovatively designed rooms, well worthy of 'Grand Designs'.
Not only are there some eight fabulous reception rooms, plus a fantastic contemporary kitchen equipped with every appliance and utensil, but also nine bedrooms and six bathrooms. Of special mention must be the outstanding white principal bedroom which boasts a magnificent cathedral ceiling, fantastic dressing room, luxurious ensuite and a gym - perfect for a bride and groom or special couple celebrating.
The variety of superb reception rooms include a formal drawing room, study, television room, snug and family room with a wonderful dining conservatory leading off the contemporary kitchen. A large snooker/recreation room with stone open fireplace has three sets of doors opening to the gardens whilst the stylish pool room opens to the veranda overlooking the heated swimming pool.
The refinements within this striking home are many and varied and include inset subtle up and down lighting, limestone, tiled and oak flooring and facility for large wall mounted inset plasma screens in the majority of rooms, contemporary and traditional fire places, quality sanitary ware and double French doors from the principal rooms opening up to provide lovely views of the knot garden and countryside beyond.
High House is set in a beautifully landscaped plot with sunny terraced sitting areas which take advantage of the south facing views over the adjoining countryside, a perfect setting from which to while away a warm summer' evening by the pool or tennis court.
All in all a beautiful, highly individual and strikingly designed country house, perfect for entertaining, family getaways, corporate events, location shoots or wedding receptions.