5 bedroom detached house for sale

£5,995,000
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Beds: 5
Baths: 5
La Route Des Issues, St John, Jersey JE3 See map

Exquisite family home in a beautifully rural setting.

Description
Whitton Grange is a stunning family home with elements dating back to 1797 as seen on the marriage stone of the original building. The surrounding rolling countryside offers the best of rural living and the electric gated driveway provides complete privacy. The property is in immaculate walk-in condition with tasteful refurbishments throughout.

On entry to the main house the blend of character and space is demonstrated by the vast reception room with exposed granite walls.
The large living room features a wood burning stove with more exposed original Jersey granite work.
The dining room with a beautiful stone fireplace, which currently has been closed off but can easily be opened up again, can accommodate a 12-seater dining table.

An updated modern Sonos system has been installed in both of these rooms, as well as the kitchen and pool room.

The kitchen is fitted with a fabulous range of modern Miele appliances including two dishwashers, a microwave combination oven, a steam combination oven, two warming drawers, a wine fridge, a separate freezer, an American fridge/freezer and a Rangemaster cooker. The wine fridge is fitted within a large kitchen island, which matches with the bespoke fitted units.

The kitchen opens onto a large private terrace, lawn and beautifully maintained gardens with views across its own apple orchard field. The whole house has been fitted with stunning Plantation shutters.

The modern refurbishment includes a cinema room with a large wall-mounted screen, Boss projector with surround sound, and Lutron operated blackout blinds. The whole house TV system is Sky/Sky Q and Apple TV ready is fitted with Lutron lighting and integrated Sonus speakers in the kitchen, lounge, dining room, master bedroom and Pool house. The entire house is fitted with cat5(e) cabling throughout enabling seamless WiFi connectivity including outdoor areas.

The ground floor is complete by a WC and large utility room with shower room for washing down dirty feet/paws.
The utility is fitted with two Miele washing machines and Miele tumble dryers.

An impressive wooden staircase leads to the four large en suite bedrooms, one of which is a stunning principal suite with bespoke fitted units and a walk-in dressing room. Beautiful shuttered windows overlook the surrounding landscape. The final en suite bedroom is located on the second floor.

An exciting contrast granite atrium designed by well-known architect George Clarke, links the main house with an exceptional two bedroom barn conversion. This is perfect for extended family live in housekeeper, or as a separate living space.

The barn is open plan in layout and comprises a lounge with wood-burning stove, kitchen area and space for a six-seater dining table. The kitchen also has a range of Miele appliances fitted. This area is also fitted with a speaker system which is Sonos ready. A new orangery has been added offering stunning views of the barn’s own private back garden area. Upstairs are two large en suite bedrooms with built in storage.

The atrium also leads to a fabulous indoor pool surrounded by a patio with underfloor heating and vaulted ceilings. A changing room and walk in shower room complete this space. The swimming pool is fitted with a retractable, energy saving, insulating cover. New aluminum bifold doors open onto the lawn, making it perfect all year round.

The farmhouse has sweeping lawns connected by central steps and its wrap around Orchard not only has around 150 cider apple trees, but also dessert apple, pear, plum and nut trees.

Finally, the grounds feature a triple garage with electric doors, as well as ample parking to the front. To finish off this exquisite home is a large games room/bar which is also currently being used as an office. The garage has a toilet for the games room, and to the rear of it, a gardeners toilet.
Privacy and top quality are just some of the pleasures of this property.

Location
Whitton Grange is ideally situated in the St John countryside, conveniently located a short stroll away from the local amenities provided by St Johns Village. This is a perfect position to enjoy the stunning Bonne Nuit Bay and cliff path walks approximately a five minute drive away, whilst being well connected to town with major bus routes of circa 15 minutes’ drive.

For families, the highly regarded preparatory schools such as St Michael’s and St George’s, and secondary schools including Jersey College for Girls and Victoria College are a similar distance away.

Square Footage: 9,584 sq ft

Acreage:
4.5 Acres

Additional Info
Main house and cottage: Converted to mains water Full internal redecoration to all rooms All windows and doors repainted. Upgraded WIFI in main house, cottage and games room with store for seamless connectivity throughout house.

Fitted with Lutron lighting system Fire and burglar alarm system with direct feed to G4S External: All garden taps on borehole. Roof integrated solar panels.

Exterior drainage and holding tank serviced, pumped and cleaned, stainless steel floats fitted and all new pumps installed by Bell Pumps

Pool: Uprated Pool air handling system to include humidity sensor with automatic adjustment linked to pool cover

Listed: January 30, 2023
Views: 87
ID: 22808711

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