Imposing family home set in over 1.6 acres with golf course viewsLocationBeech Avenue is a tree lined road within a semi-rural setting.
Designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the surrounding area is renowned for offering superb walking and riding countryside all protected by the Green Belt and adjoined by National Trust land.
It is easily accessible to the main arterial routes and airports.
Effingham village has a selection of local shops and pubs and the mainline station has service to London Waterloo and London Victoria.
There is an excellent choice of both private and state schools in the area including St. Teresa's, Manor House, Cranmore and The Howard of Effingham.
For the sporting enthusiast, Effingham Golf Course is adjacent whilst there is horse racing at racing at Epsom and Sandown.
DescriptionApproached through private gates, Laureldene was built in 2001 by the current owners to create a beautiful family home set over four floors. It sits within a 1.638 acre plot and has a beautiful landscaped garden which backs on to Effingham Golf Club.
The impressive entrance hall leads to all the main reception rooms and the tiled floor flows through to the beautiful bespoke kitchen/breakfast room, incorporating an L shapedisland with breakfast bar and a walk in pantry. There are a range of high quality appliances including five gas hobs and two electric circo ovens, Sub Zero fridge freezer, two sinks with quooker taps and waste disposals and Miele dishwasher. A particular feature of this room is the stylish glass fronted gas fire which connects through to the lovely light family room withdouble doors to the outside. Open plan to the kitchen is the David Salisbury orangery with a cosy wood burning stove and double doors to the terrace and garden, perfect for summerentertaining. The utility room houses the washing machine, separate dryer and a wine cooler. There is also a useful drying room.
The drawing room is double aspect with feature fireplace. The floor has fitted carpet with tiled surround and there are double doors to outside. The large study is generously sized with bespoke fitted cabinetry. A formal dining room and guest cloakroom completes the downstairs accommodation.
The lower ground floor provides the gym and indoor swimming pool with slide. Double doors also lead to outside steps up to the terrace.
There is also a cinema room with wooden sprung floor, equipped with projector and screen, changing facilities, shower room and plant room.
The first floor comprises five bedrooms suites, two with walk inwardrobes. On the top floor is the master bedroom suite withsitting area, dressing room and luxury bathroom with freestanding bath, large shower, vanity and WC. Of particular note are the glorious views of the garden and beyond from the balcony.
Outside, the fabulous private rear gardens wrap around the house and are beautifully landscaped. There is an expansive lawn with trees and mature shrubs. The garden includes a children's play area, trampoline set into the ground, 'Breeze' House, hard surface tennis court including a practice wall and 25 metre Infinity lap pool with slide. There is also a shower room and plant room.
To the front of the house, the blockwork carriage driveway provides excellent parking and access to the triple garage with fitted units and separate annexe above, equipped with kitchenette and en suite. This would make an ideal space for an au pair or a home office.
Features of note include:• Air conditioning to the kitchen, orangery, drawing room, master bedroom and two further bedrooms.• Concrete floors to lower ground, ground and first floors.• Air source heat pump for the outside pool, with the indoorrunning from a gas boiler. Private drainage.• Underfloor heating throughout ground and first floors.• Private borehole for house potable water and garden irrigation.• There is CCTV and an enter tainment system to three bedrooms, the family room, kitchen and lower ground floor.
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