Reception Rooms: 5
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Poulton Priory is positioned at the end of a sweeping tree-lined drive
and sits centrally within its land. Constructed of Cotswold stone
under a stone tile roof, the house has been extensively refurbished
and modernised as well as extended by the current owners. This
work included adding a secondary staircase as well as extending
and converting the second floor to create four en suite bedrooms.
A larger entrance, portico and entrance hall were added as well as
complete rewiring, replumbing and reroofing of the house taking
From the gravel parking area, a new portico entrance with four stone
columns has been constructed, having large double oak doors
opening to the entrance hall. From the entrance hall, doors lead to
the beautifully proportioned double height reception hall within
which the staircase has been repositioned with a galleried landing
above. There is a large open fireplace in the hall, with ornate marble
The principal reception rooms lead off the hall and include the
dining room with its oak board wood floor and part-painted wood
panel walls and stone fireplace. This room has lovely views out onto
the gardens and to the driveway at the front of the house.
The drawing room to the rear of the house has a large bay window
with views out over the gardens. There is also a large marble
fireplace as well as ornate cornicing. It is a well-proportioned room
providing excellent family space, ideal for entertaining.
The study/library has a marble fireplace, fitted bookshelves and
a door to the outside; it also enjoys views over the gardens. The
recently created large kitchen/breakfast room extends the full
width of the house. It has a range of modern fitted wall and floor
cupboards, two central islands and Aga, along with an open
fireplace within the breakfast/dining area.
Also on the ground floor the house has a media/sitting room with
a cinema screen and projector. There is also a home office, laundry
room, flower room and large boot room/rear hall, also comprising
the recently added secondary staircase to all floors. Steps also
provide access down to the cellars, with their extensive storage,
along with a temperature-controlled wine cellar.
The main oak staircase rises to the galleried landing on the first
floor. The master bedroom has a stone fireplace, inset lighting and
dressing room with fitted shelves and cupboards. This suite also
comprises an en suite bathroom. The remainder of the first floor
has a further four large bedroom suites with the secondary stairs
leading up to the second floor, with four further bedroom suites.
Source: Knight Frank