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versatility personified

Whitehill House is situated on La Rue Du Froid Vent, more well known as Bon Air Lane in the parish of St Saviour.  Originally built in the 1930’s and modernised and extended over the past four years by the current owner, this detached home stands in a generous sized plot away from the lane and is very private, so much so that you’d very easily be forgiven for thinking you were situated in a more rural parish.  

The convenience this location offers is excellent, Whitehill House is within easy walking distance to some excellent schools and the town centre is only a 15 minute walk down the nearby hill  making this well designed property modern home ideal for families. Although it would also offer a great lock up and leave option, thanks to its low maintenance needs, it really is a very versatile property.

Entering the property through the electric wooden gates you see that it benefits from a lawned garden and large terrace to the front, this includes an excellent BBQ area and a hot tub, already in situ.  This south west facing area benefits from the sun for the majority of the day and evening, making it a great addition to the house and thanks to the large mature trees surrounding the garden it feels very private.

Upon entering the house you are greeted by an impressive and generously sized entrance hall, paved in beautiful travertine, which sets the scene for the rest of the house. From here you have, to the left, a large 31ft sitting room which boasts a beautiful working marble fireplace and a small study area at one end through which you can use the French doors to head out on to the the front patio and towards the back of the room you have access into the sunroom which runs the length of the house and leads on to the rear paved courtyard.  This really would be an excellent home for entertaining at all times of the year.

There is even more living space on the ground floor, which includes a magnificent dining room which currently accommodates a 10 seater table and the current owner assured me they’ve had up to 22 sat for dinner. This leads through to the beautiful bright kitchen/family room, which also has plenty of room to eat in more informally.  The kitchen has a high vaulted ceiling allowing for light to stream through, even on the most overcast of days.  The kitchen has a fine blend of the traditional details and modern conveniences.  A large double Belfast sink is joined by a double electric Rangemaster stove, topped with ceramic radiant rings.  This is complemented by a built in microwave, large fridge/freezer and of course the essential dishwasher.  There is also a large utility room at the rear of the kitchen with huge amounts of additional storage.

Beside the kitchen there is also a convenient playroom, family room area, perfect for growing families, or just the ideal alternative place to watch television.  This leads directly onto the sunroom, which in turn leads into a further very large room, currently occupied by a full sized snooker table, but could very easily be a second generation unit thanks to the very modern shower room next door.  This room has bifold doors that lead on to the rear courtyard. There is another separate wc downstairs and also plenty of further storage for all of the essentials, coats, hoovers, you name it!

The large garage is also accessed from this part of the house.  Currently home to an amazing workshop space, the perfect home for the handy man in the family, or even perhaps the ideal place to situate a home gym, or of course your cars!

The downstairs accommodation really does flow brilliantly, there is so much space making for a very versatile property and one that would be absolutely fabulous for accommodating visitors or entertaining friends inside or out.

Moving upstairs there are three large double bedrooms and another excellent bathroom, there really have been some great additions made to this house the excellent bathrooms being just one of them.  The large master bedroom has its own ensuite and also has access to a balcony which runs the full length of the front of the house.  There is also access to storage areas here.  Moving up to the third floor and the final bedroom, cleverly built in to the eaves, whilst taking full advantage of the space and ceiling height, which means it doesn’t feel as though you’re in the former loft space.  There is another great bathroom here and also lots of storage space too, another brilliant option for the older generation or your growing family.

Whitehill House is a fabulous contemporary, spacious home filled with light and warmth, and absolutely perfect for living and entertaining in.  It is of course the ideal solution for families as it’s so near to the schools.  You will have all of the convenience of its location, whilst feeling like you are living in a more rural location, thanks to it being cleverly tucked away from the road.

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