A wide oak panelled front door leads into the reception hall, an impressive 52’8 x 17’2 hallway with seating area to the rear and a magnificent oak staircase with curved banister rails dividing to the gallery landing above. French doors lead out to the rear terrace and to one side a cloakroom with matching marble floor tiles and with wc and wash basin.
Double doors lead into the extremely spacious drawing room with a central feature being an Inglenook style fireplace with oak bressumer and marble tiled hearth, marble floor tiles and French windows onto the rear terrace. Double doors lead through to the swimming pool complex.
The dining room is accessed off a main reception hall through double doors and includes a Minster style stone fireplace with granite lining. French doors and marble flooring. Study with broadband connection and marble flooring.
Further double doors from the reception hall lead into the open plan kitchen/breakfast room with marble flooring throughout and with windows looking out to the rear garden and farmland. The kitchen includes long granite worktops with oak fronted units and wall cabinets. There is a six oven oil/electric Aga, Miele dishwasher, U-shaped island unit with further granite top, halogen hob with stainless steel extractor hood above, wine cooler, two Miele fridge freezers, Neff microwave oven, coffee machine, two sinks (one set into the central island).
Laundry Room extensively fitted and including thick wooden worktops with white painted units beneath and including a dresser unit and butler sink, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Walk-in pantry cupboard. Door to rear terrace.
A hallway leads to a secondary staircase leading up to the first floor and onto a rear porch, this gives access out to the rear terrace and to boiler room, tank room, the three garages and also a staircase leads down to the cellar 24’ (maximum) x 12’2 (maximum regular shape). A purpose built wine cellar.
A elegant dividing oak staircase leads up to the spacious galleried landing area with French doors onto the front balcony, oak flooring, cupboard housing Opus music equipment.
Master Bedroom Suite with oak flooring and with French doors leading out to the rear balcony enjoying views of the garden and farmland. Adjoining dressing room and luxury en-suite bath/shower room including twin sinks and Jacuzzi bath, wc and tiled shower area.
Bedroom Two with oak flooring and with views to the rear and en-suite bathroom with Villeroy and Boch suite and tiling.
Bedroom three, southerly outlook, oak flooring and with adjoining fully tiled en-suite shower room.
Bedroom four, oak flooring and having a southerly aspect and adjoining en-suite bath/shower room with wash basin, wc and fully tiled walls and floor.
Bedroom five, with garden and farmland views and with oak flooring and fully tiled en-suite shower room with wash basin and wc.
Family Room/Library or Games Room. This room which accomodates up to 12 people can be flexible in its use and has oak flooring and an outlook to the rear, double doors lead through to the cinema and exercise room. The cinema room includes an Infocus projector system with Kef surround sound and can seat up to 30 peopl, Oak flooring.
Bedroom six with oak flooring, dormer windows and adjoining fully tiled en-suite bath/shower room with wash basin and wc.
Bedroom seven with southerly aspect, oak flooring.
Family Bathroom/Shower room being fully tiled and fitted with a Villeroy and Boch suite with bath/shower, wc and with oval basin.
Family Bathroom with stand alone roll top bath, wc, shower cubicle, wash basin.
Bedroom eight with oak flooring and with outlook to the rear and with adjoining en-suite bathroom/shower room with wash basin and wc.
Bedroom nine with oak flooring and with southerly aspect.
SWIMMING POOL COMPLEX
The Swimming Pool Complex is approached from the Drawing Room and is an extremely impressive hall with vaulted ceiling with Cedar tongue and groove and with exposed rafters and skylights. The tiled pool is surrounded by a flagstone terrace and includes a jet system, lighting and with electric security cover. A terrace to one end includes a sunken Jacuzzi and seating area. Six sets of double doors open out to the front and rear terraces. There is a seven seater steam room, changing room with shower and adjoining cloakroom, pool house including boiler, heat exchanger and filtration systems.
The east wing of the house includes three open plan garages with electrically operated doors and with direct access into the house.
Thistlecroft is approached by two driveways off the lane which have double electrically operated gates with video entry systems. The drives are block paved and lead up to the house and garages providing an extensive parking area to the front of the property. The driveways are bordered by lighting as well as lawns which include attractive mature trees. The lawns extend around the house and include a sunken pond, mature trees to the boundaries which border onto farmland at the rear. There are wide flagstone terraces with a barbeque area which extend around the rear of the house to the Swimming Pool Complex. In all the grounds extend to approximately 4 acres.