lt isn’t very often that houses come for sale in Milverton a truly wonderful part of Skerries (winner of this year’s tidy towns) walking distance to the village yet magically tucked away in quiet countryside. Hattonwood is a recent construction (2009) yet it takes its proportions and splendour from another era, the strong, understated exterior belies the elegance within. Measuring a total area of c. 5,500 sq ft the well-proportioned and comfortable accommodation bears testament to meticulous attention to detail during design and construction with too many features that simply have to be seen including – bespoke fitted kitchens & wardrobes, marble tiling in bathrooms & en-suites, elegant floor to ceiling height with contemporary cornice & high skirting boards, timber sliding sash windows set into recessed, splayed, timber window surrounds, etc.
Hattonwood is, of course, detached and nicely centred on its own grounds that measure c. 0.5 acre and are enclosed on all sides by trees, shrubs & hedgerow. The gravelled driveway is accessed through stone piers with ample parking before opening onto the nicely maturing gardens complimented by limestone patios.
Entrance to House
From the private, nicely maturing gardens you step through the main door, complete with fanlight, into an enclosed porch, shielding you from anything the elements can bring, before arriving into the simply magnificent entrance hallway. The Hall sets the standard for the House, a sense of proportion, natural light from the first floor roof canopy illuminates the staircase and invites you upwards to the large spacious landing with feature office area that could easily convert to a contemplative space or library – you chose.
The main lounge, which lik ...