Are you looking for an oasis of calm and tranquillity. The Villa is located on the exclusive Cookswood Estate and is one of 143 Luxury Holiday Homes set in 450 acres of English Countryside. 5 beds/ 5 baths with rooftop garden. Bold, Beautiful and bathed in light.
If you are looking for a peaceful haven to decompress after a busy working week then look no further. The modern, contemporary, glass design of the villa extends to 4,400 square feet and is arranged over four floors including five generous bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities. The principal bedrooms benefit from elevated far-reaching views which can be enjoyed from the sun terrace, there is also a dressing room and exquisite en-suite bathroom / shower room to each.
The rooftop garden offers panoramic views over the Estate and is perfect for sun worshipers. A great place to barbecue so the VIP duo can host friends and family in style.
The ground floor accommodation offers a light and spacious open plan layout, ideal for entertaining friends or keeping an eye on the little ones. The impressive, contemporary kitchen with central island is most definitely the heart of the home the ideal place to rustle up a culinary delight. There is also a lounge area, sitting/media room and most useful utility/boot room with downstairs wc. The Villa is a simply beautiful lock up and leave additional home offering a unique perspective of waterfront / country living.
As a resident you will have access to private facilities, including a luxury spa with indoor pool, state of the art gym with personal trainers and exercise classes, stables with horse riding and livery, organic farm shop and café, fine dining restaurant and bar. For those looking for something a little more energetic there will be a tennis court, 9-hole golf course, football pitch and various water sports including paddle boarding on the clear mineral lake with private beach. Last but not least there will be an abundance of activities to entertain the children, from children’s club, woodland tree house, zip wires and nature study centre, cycleways and bridleways all of which are enclosed within this private gated estate with 24-hour security and concierge.
Cookswood use sustainable construction practices from engineer designed structural foundations, steel works, walls and roofs. The cladding on the outside of the properties will be a combination of locally sourced natural stone and sustainable Siberian Larch. Each property benefits from fully insulated floors and walls with underfloor heating powered by state-of the-art air sourced heat pumps. Your home will have double glazed windows set in powdered aluminium frames, steel guttering and downpipes which will be linked to a fully automated rainwater harvesting system. On some property designs you can choose to incorporate solar panels where you can utilise the sun's natural energy, these are linked to your heating system making your home both economical to run and environmentally friendly.
The estate is situated in the charming village of Stoke St Michael , set within ancient woodlands. Stoke St. Michael is a village and civil parish which lies in the Mendip Hills an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is situated between the Georgian City of Bath (16 miles) and the Cathedral City of Wells (10 miles). This traditional village surrounded by picturesque countryside and boasts amenities that include a medieval church set within ancient churchyard, primary school, village shop and excellent village pub. The surrounding towns offer an extensive range of independent shops, boutiques. Babington House (12 miles) part of the Soho House Group is also nearby.
The Georgian City of Bath offers an array of cultural and recreational facilities and is famous for its beautiful Georgian architecture, boutique shops, festivals and fine dining. The fashionable Market town of Bruton lies just 20 minutes south east and has become famous for its Michelin starred restaurant ‘Osip’, independent boutiques and art galleries including the renowned Hauser and Wirth.
There are excellent state and independent schools in the area including All Hallows, Downside, Wells Cathedral School, Millfield, Kings Bruton, Sexey's with further schooling in Bath. There is also a well-regarded primary school within the village of Stoke St. Michael.
Bath and Bristol are within easy commuting distance with Frome, Bath and Castle Cary all offering a good mainline rail service to London Paddington. Bristol International airport is just 21 miles away.