This super newly-built country house is set within grounds of around 17 acres of land, woods and a pond.
On the market for £1.4 million, Wood Farm, in Rakesdale, Alton, comes complete with an indoor swimming pool, six bedrooms all with en suite facilities, a leisure complex including a gym, and a garage with a one-bedroom apartment above.
The property is entered via a storm porch which leads to the stunning reception hall with a beautifully-crafted wide oak staircase with galleried landings rising up to two floors.
In the main reception room are windows overlooking three elevations, offering fabulous views of the garden and the countryside beyond. It also boasts an inglenook-style fireplace with gas log effect fire grate and canopy above.
The living/dining kitchen has an extensive range of wall and floor units, a tall corner fridge, twin bowl sinks, dishwasher, built-in microwave, wine rack, recycling draw, chef's larder, pull-out larder and broom cupboard.
The stove has a four ring induction hob, two electric rings, four ovens, warming plate and grill.
Immediately off the kitchen is an L-shaped conservatory, which wraps around two sides of the house, linking the main building to the garage block and provides plenty of additional sitting and storage areas as well as a practical everyday entrance in and out of the house.
The study has fitted furniture and also to the ground floor is a separate guest cloakroom/dressing room with fitted wardrobes and whirlpool shower/bath.
To the first floor the large dual aspect principal bedroom enjoys beautiful views and features an extensive range of oak furniture including wardrobes, dressing table and bedside units.
There is a separate dressing room with a fitted oak storage unit, and the en suite bathroom includes a whirlpool bath.
There are three further bedrooms situated on this floor, each with fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room with heated towel rails and limestone tiling and floors.
Rising to the second floor there are two further large attic bedrooms, each with en suite shower rooms and would be ideal as children's rooms as there is ample space for desks and soft furnishings, as well as double beds.
A huge basement runs below the property and extends underneath part of the garage to accommodate the 16 metre (around 52 feet) by five metres (around 16 feet).
It features a heated swimming pool, a climate control system, large tiled area and plant room.
Immediately adjoining the pool, with glazing partitions and doors, is a leisure area which the current owners use as a gym but could be used as a cinema room. There is also a changing/ shower room with wc and basin.
The large garage has two electrically operated doors, tiled flooring, power and light, sink and storage cupboards, windows and separate personnel doors leading to the outside and the conservatory.
There is also a cubicle for a wc and the internal stairs to the apartment above which features a bedroom with fitted wardrobes and storage cupboards, a shower room, living kitchen and a separate external staircase.
Outside the property the garden and grounds adjoining the house extend to about 2¼ acres and are partly enclosed by stone walling with the remaining featuring dog proof fencing.
There are in and out drives, both with electrically-controlled entrance gates and a side drive which leads to a levelled area which may be suitable for an agricultural or stable building, subject to any necessary planning consents.
Lying to the west of Wood Farm is land extending to around 15 acres with undulating grassland and wooded areas which include a large rock outcrop known as Wright's Rock.
It provides an excellent amenity and leisure area as well as being ideal for walking with dogs, but could also provide grazing for livestock as previous owners have done. A footpath crosses the land.
Wood Farm is set on high ground within the renowned and beautiful landscape of Dimmingsdale, in the Churnet Valley between the villages of Alton and Oakamoor.
It is about one mile from Alton with Cheadle about three miles away,.
For further information, or to arrange a viewing, call the agent, John German, on 01889 567444.