The Emeralds, Longue Rue, Vale

The Emeralds
Longue Rue, Vale
£1,900,000
Open Market - Part A

Key information


  • Superb Edwardian home
  • Set in 1.9 acres of gardens
  • Beautiful period interior
  • Fabulous pool room/gym
  • Four reception rooms
  • Five bedrooms, two bathrooms
  • Lovely kitchen/breakfast room
  • Double garage & extensive parking
Perrys Ref: 9 F 4
  • Built in 1924, this substantial Edwardian home beautifully depicts the Arts & Crafts movement and a genteel era when form and style were intricately linked to architecture and design. The house has undergone complete renovation and refurbishment by the current owners who have faithfully reproduced the interior in keeping with its original style whilst adding modern elements in the handsome extension, which houses the pool room, with a stunning indoor swimming pool and a gym or hobbies room. Throughout the house fabrics, wallpapers, radiators, fixtures and fitments have been chosen to suit the period and to complement the original staircase, fire surrounds and stained glass windows. The result is a fantastic home ranging over three floors plus extensive cellars, with superb views out over its own private grounds which extend to approx. 1.9 acres filled with lawns and an abundance of shrubs and trees. The house, with its attached double garage, is set back from the road behind a sweeping in/out drive and a beautiful foregarden which provides excellent privacy and seclusion.

    ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY
    MASTER BEDROOM WITH ENSUITE BATHROOM: 4 FURTHER BEDROOMS: FAMILY BATHROOM: SEPARATE WC: DRAWING ROOM: DINING ROOM: KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM WITH MEZZANINE LIBRARY BALCONY ABOVE: STUDY: CLOAKROOM: LINEN ROOM: EXTENSION CONTAINING INDOOR DECK LEVEL SWIMMING POOL: POOL ROOM: GYM OR HOBBIES ROOM: CHANGING/ SHOWER ROOM: SEPARATE WC, LAUNDRY ROOM: DOUBLE GARAGE: PLANT ROOM: PARKING: TWO ACRES OF LANDSCAPED GARDENS
    ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES
    Part of the facade is set under a glass-topped verandah to one side of which there are wide steps leading up to the .....
    ENTRANCE PORCH
    1.8m x 1.1m (5'11" x 3'6")
    Part glazed double doors to outside with a lovely view over the garden. Part glazed stained glass door with matching side and top panels leading through to ....
    ENTRANCE HALL
    4.3m x 2.9m (14'3" x 9'6")
    Original mosaic tiled floor. Beautiful curving staircase leading to the first floor with period light on the lower pediment. Feature polished hardwood arch. Door to...
    SITTING ROOM
    6.7m x 4.3m (22'0" x 14'1")
    A superb room with a 7'2" circumference octagonal extended area at one side with five windows with stained glass toplights overlooking the garden. The main section of the room has a wide window to rear and French windows to front each with stained glass toplights, the latter leading to the front verandah. Original polished hardwood three-quarter height fireplace with marble inset and hearth.
    Returning to the Entrance Hall an opening leads through to the ...
    INNER HALL
    7.6m x 1.5m (24'10" x 4'9")
    Original mosaic tiled floor. Beautiful arched door, with stained glass panel, to rear garden. Doors off to...
    DINING ROOM
    5.5m x 5.2m (18'0" x 16'11")
    A magnificent room with a wide window with stained glass toplights to front overlooking the garden. Superb original dark oak fire surround with tiled inset and hearth. Hatch to kitchen.
    CLOAKROOM & WC
    2.7m x 1.6m (8'11" x 5'3")
    & 2.18m (7'2") x 1.85m (6'1") Divided into two rooms. The first has a part glazed stained glass door and matching inner window. A door leads to the second room with a two piece white Villeroy and Boch suite. Partly tiled walls. Side window with stained glass toplights.
    STUDY
    2.8m x 2.5m (9'1" x 8'2")
    Windows to side and rear with stained glass toplights and aspect over the garden.
    KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST ROOM
    8.0m x 4.8m (26'2" x 15'7")
    A fabulous room, partly set under a half-vaulted ceiling inset with a triple skylight throwing light down into the room and onto a mezzanine library balcony.The Kitchen area is extensively fitted with Scottwood of Nottingham hand-painted pale cream units set under black polished granite work surfaces with tiled splashbacks. Central island unit with a 1½ bowl porcelain sink and drainer and a built-in AEG dishwasher. Two-oven cream Aga with an AEG griddle at one side and a Neff gas wok hob to the other. Built-in Liebherr larder fridge and matching freezer. Bruce wood veneer flooring. Glazed double doors flanked by windows providing a beautiful view out over the rear garden and giving acess out to a decked balcony leading to same. Superb Art Nouveau stained-glass double doors with matching side and top panels lead through to the...
    POOL ROOM
    5.1m x 4.8m (16'10" x 15'8")
    L Shaped. Tiled floor. Glazed double doors flanked by windows overlook the beautiful rear garden and give access out to a decked balcony. Step down into.......
    DECK LEVEL SWIMMING POOL
    13.2m x 8.1m (43'3" x 26'8")
    This magnificent room houses a superb indoor pool (10m x 5m) edged by a tiled floor and set under a large lantern roof. Windows or doors on three sides overlook the gardens and lead out to the same. Doors off to....
    UTILITY ROOM
    3.5m x 2.9m (11'4" x 9'7")
    L-shaped. Smartly fitted with a range of wood effect units. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Tiled flooring. Door to Double Garage.
    SHOWER/ CHANGING ROOM
    1.7m x 1.6m (5'7" x 5'1")
    Fully tiled.
    SEPARATE WC
    1.7m x 1.6m (5'7" x 5'4")
    Two piece white Villeroy & Boch suite. Fully tiled.
    FITNESS GYM OR HOBBY ROOM
    6.9m x 3.7m (22'8" x 12'3")
    A lovely room with a wide window to front overlooking the garden. Access to a roofspace area. Bruce wood veneer flooring. Large trapdoor with ladder leading down into a dry cellar area containing two hot water cylinders.
    Returning to the Entrance Hall, a beautiful original curving staircase leads up through a half landing to the First Floor.
    HALF LANDING
    4.7m x 2.0m (15'3" x 6'8")
    L-shaped. Stairs continuing up to first floor landing. Doors off to...
    FAMILY BATHROOM
    2.7m x 2.3m (8'11" x 7'8")
    Two piece primrose suite. Partly tiled. Side window with stained glass toplight.
    SEPARATE WC
    2.2m x 0.9m (7'1" x 2'11")
    Low flush primrose unit. Fully tiled walls. Side window with stained glass toplight.
    LINEN ROOM
    2.4m x 1.6m (8'0" x 5'2")
    Open slatted shelving on both sides. Window to rear with garden view.
    MEZZANINE LIBRARY BALCONY
    2.8m x 1.1m (9'3" x 3'9")
    Overlooking the breakfasting area of the kitchen and with an aspect out through the triple rooflight to the gardens. Excellent range of book shelves.
    FIRST FLOOR
    LANDING
    5.54m(18'2'') max x 4.45m(14'7'') min Staircase continuing up to second floor. Beautiful range of mahogany fitted wardrobes on three sides with top cupboards above.
    MASTER BEDROOM SUITE
    4.2m x 3.6m (13'10" x 11'11")
    plus an octagonal area 7'2" in circumference. The octagonal area has five windows with stained glass toplights overlooking the garden. Further window with an aspect to the front garden. Door to...
    ENSUITE BATHROOM
    4.6m x 3.5m (15' x 11'6")
    Five piece white Villeroy & Boch suite. Partly tiled walls. Tiled Flooring. Windows to side and rear with stained glass toplights.
    BEDROOM 2
    4.7m x 4.5m (15'4" x 14'8")
    Original solid wood fire surround with open shelving inset. Side window and window to front each with stained glass toplights, the latter overlooking the front garden. Built-in single wardrobe.
    BEDROOM 3
    4.5m x 3.6m (14'8" x 11'11")
    Side window with stained glass toplight.
    Returning to the First Floor Landing, stairs continue up through a half landing with wide picture window to rear with garden view and on up to a door leading into the...
    SECOND FLOOR
    LANDING
    3.1m x 1.8m (10'2" x 5'11")
    Walk-in storage cupboard. Doors off to...
    BEDROOM 4
    6.8m x 6.8m (22'4" x 22'4")
    A lovely room with arch-shaped windows to side with treeline views and to front overlooking the front garden and an agricultural field across the road. Access to under eaves storage.
    BEDROOM 5
    4.6m x 3.2m (15' x 10'5")
    Window to rear with garden view. Access to under eaves storage.
    OUTSIDE
    FRONT
    The property is approached through two sets of double gates over a long curving in/out drive edging a semi-circular lawned garden affording incredible privacy and planted with mature trees and shrubs including a magnificent magnolia. The other side of the drive is edged by large well stocked shrubbery borders with specimen trees. Access to the Double Garage and Plant Room.
    DOUBLE GARAGE
    6.8m x 6.2m (22'5" x 20'3")
    Electrically operated up and over fibreglass double door to outside. Recotherm heat exchanger and climate control unit for the pool area. Side door to the garden.
    PLANT ROOM
    3.2m x 3.0m (10'6" x 9'10")
    Pair of EuroStar oil fired central heating boilers with pressurised water systems. The pumping and filtration equipment for the pool. Tiled floor.
    SIDES
    Generous sized gravelled paths extend around both sides of the house edged by wide shrubbery beds. Oil tank in catchpit.
    REAR
    Immediately to the rear of the house are raised sun decks and a flight of steps leading down to a second cellar ideal for general storage. Access to ash disposal pit from sitting room fire above. An incredibly private, extensive lawned garden filled with a profusion of shrubs and specimen trees extends away into the distance. Extensive automatic irrigation system (using Bore Hole water) for lawn and plant areas, strategically located taps throughout.
    DOMESTIC GREENHOUSE
    8.4m x 3.1m (27'6" x 10'0")
    Irrigation point and water tap.
    Appliances
    AEG dishwasher, Two-oven cream Aga with AEG griddle, Neff gas wok hob, Liebherr larder fridge and matching freezer.
  • Floorplan
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