Modern Georgian style country house for sale for £19.5 million – complete with bowling alley and ‘Indian room’ with LED ‘night sky’ ceiling
Property developers Gerard and Caroline Ayrton-Grime don’t do things by halves. Having moved a Georgian mansion from the bottom to the top of a hill, they most recently constructed a Georgian style house outside the wealden hamlet of Lurgashall, near Petworth in West Sussex. It is for sale for £19.5 million ($28.8 million or €24.8 million).
Quirkily named ‘Millicent’, the 17,776 square foot house is described as being “a magnificent state-of-the-art modern home with the proportions of a classical Georgian country house” that is “both hugley impressive and tasteful” by selling agents Savills. As well as three reception rooms and seven bedrooms, the vast property has some unusual extras. There is a lift to all four floors, a cold room and a lower ground floor leisure suite that includes a party room with a bar and dance floor, a cinema, a snooker room, an ‘Indian sitting room’ made from Haveli stone with an LED ‘night sky’ ceiling and a two-lane ten pin bowling alley with ultra violet illumination.
Standing in around 40 acres of gardens, parkland and woodland, Millicent also benefits from a four-car garage with a staff flat above, a heated outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a lake.
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