3 Bed Property For Sale in Forest

Le Jardin D'Amour, Forest
Price: GBP £1,250,000
Bedrooms:
3
Baths:
2
Location:
Forest, Guernsey
TRP:
282
Type:
Property
Market:
Local
Property Reference:
swf_rps_swf-LMA240013 - #16274

Property Description

Set within a land area known as “Le Jardin d’Amour” since 1650 and originally built in 1888, this beautiful Victorian Villa is a character filled home laid out over three floors, offering three bedrooms serviced by two bathrooms together with two ground floor reception rooms and a lovely Vine House. For those requiring more space, lapsed plans were approved for a two storey extension to the rear. The gardens are, as you would expect given the name, equally stunning. Professionally landscaped and home to an abundance of wildlife whilst planted with a multitude of mature trees, all of which combine to provide privacy, interest, and shelter. A real gem of a home in a quite stunning, quiet location on a plot of just over three quarters of an acre.

GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Hall

4.75m x 1.96m (15'7" x 6'5")

Half glazed wooden door to front with glazed top light over. Wood flooring. Solid wood staircase to first floor with understair storage cupboard below providing space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

Bathroom

3.00m x 1.78m (9'10" x 5'10")

Three piece white suite of bath with shower over, wash hand basin and low flush wc. Vinyl flooring. Window to rear.

Dining Room

4.47m x 3.40m (14'8" x 11'2")

Lovely room, the focal point of which is an open fire place with recessed alcoves to either side incorporating low height storage and shelving. Solid wood flooring. Fitted Welsh dresser. Window to front.

Kitchen

3.20m x 2.67m (10'6" x 8'9")

Range of country style units incorporating single bowl, single drainer sink. Tiled floor. Windows to side and rear with wooden half glazed door along side. Shelved pantry.

Lounge

4.50m x 3.53m (14'9" x 11'7")

Victorian cast iron fire place, with floral patterned cheeks, set on marble tiled hearth. Windows to front and rear. Solid wood flooring.

Vine House

5.13m x 4.57m (16'10" x 15')

This beautiful vine house is of wooden single glazed construction built on low height walls with a part brick, part tiled floor. Wooden half glazed door to side and with the whole room enjoying a delightful aspect over the gardens.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

2.92m x 2.03m (9'7" x 6'8")

Windows to front and rear. Continuation of staircase to Second Floor.

Bedroom 2

4.57m x 3.66m (15' x 12'0")

Victorian cast iron feature fireplace with arched alcoves to either side. Windows to front and rear.

Bedroom 1

4.57m x 3.56m (15' x 11'8")

Victorian cast iron feature fireplace with arched alcove to one side incorporating low height storage. Windows to front and side.

SECOND FLOOR

Landing

2.20m x 2.00m (7'3" x 6'7")

Window to rear. Access to under eaves storage.

Bedroom 3

3.70m x 2.84m (12'2" x 9'4")

Wood flooring. Dormer window to front. Velux roof light to rear.

Bathroom

3.73m x 3.70m (12'3" x 12'2")

Lovely room incorporating a Victorian roll top bath with "ball and claw" feet, wash hand basin and concealed low flush wc. Wood flooring. Dormer window to front, velux window to rear and gable window to side.

OUTSIDE

Front

To the front of the property is a driveway providing parking for up to four cars in front of a...

Garage

4.98m x 2.74m (16'4" x 9')

Wooden part glazed double doors to front. Window to side and wooden pedestrian door to rear. Incorporating electric central heating boiler together with immersion heater and pressurised water system.

Gardens

The gardens are highly mature and professionally landscaped. Boasting a variety of mature trees, shrubs and bushes, it provides a beautiful sheltered and highly private area within which you can enjoy the sun for the majority of the day. Within the gardens is an elevated summer house and a separate detached barn. The overall site extends to just over three quarters of an acre.

Detached barn

5.74m x 4.40m (18'10" x 14'5")

Incorporating two windows to front together with stable door.

Lapsed Plans to Extend

For those that require a little more space, plans were approved (now lapsed) for the property to be extended to the rear, creating a two storey space incorporating a larger kitchen, a utility room and separate wc, together with a first floor glazed garden room overlooking and opening onto the gardens. In addition, permission has also been given for an ensuite bathroom to be built over the current garage.

Appliances

Rangemaster Elan stainless steel range cooker with Hotpoint extractor fan over, Liebherr free standing fridge, Bosch slimline dishwasher and Hotpoint freestanding freezer.

Price: GBP £1,250,000

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