Property: Jersey; May 2021 offerings

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Jersey jewels


Island life couldn't be more appealing. Livingroom Jersey showcases some of the most spectacular properties ... whatever your budget.


St John


Le Pont Farm

Located in a tranquil country lane, the property is surrounded by woodland and fields just beyond the immaculate four-acre grounds, meticulously landscaped with paths, lawns, herbaceous borders and a charming pond complete with a family of ducks and a visiting peacock.

The property features an impressive and luxurious, state-of-the-art indoor pool / spa complex complete with relaxation area, changing room and entertaining kitchen, a charming open plan kitchen and Orangery / dining room, fit for entertaining guests or a great space for intimate family meals.

There are four elegantly styled en-suite bedrooms with dressing rooms and a two-bedroom en-suite garden cottage. A further two en-suite bedrooms are located in the barn while the studio is the ultimate flexible living space – currently configured as an office with a separate gym and bathroom facilities.

The house boasts two entrances, a double garage (with space for four cars) plus space for additional cars in the driveway.

The refurbishment team’s impressive eye for detail has turned this farmhouse into a contemporary living space, while respectfully retaining its traditional charm.

The guest house sits adjacent to the pool on the grounds of the farm. Substantial in size the two-bedroom en-suite house is ideal for two- or three-generational living. The house is equipped with an open-plan sitting and dining room, a spacious kitchen, laundry room, private terrace and its own lawned garden. It’s the perfect space to make guests feel at home, while remaining separate and private from the rest of the property.

The barn is a lovely, quaint granite building that sits next to the garage with a private entrance. It provides delightful accommodation with two en-suite bedrooms, well-equipped kitchen and sitting room. The beauty of this enclaved property is the ability to have relatives staying in the barn, while keeping the guest house free for visitors or friends.

The studio is a spectacular part of the house, with its high ceiling and notable wooden beams. The room is designed with a clean and neutral palette, the large windows allow for the space to fill with natural light.

It’s the perfect place for a dreamy home office, with the six-seater table able to be used for dining or hosting meetings and a large white sofa creating space for a more casual occasion. Upstairs on the mezzanine level, one is met with a wonderful home gym and white marble bathroom. The gym is fitted with a cross-trainer and exercise bike with space to add more equipment if desired.

This beautiful house has a traditional feel but a contemporary edge. A wonderful palate of natural colours has been used so that any prospective new owner will immediately feel at home in their new house. The combination of neutral palettes and light pastel colours allows the house to have a feeling of warmth in the winter yet remain cool in the summer months. The main house, studio and pool are all equipped with state-of-the-art integrated music systems.

The designers are masters in developing homes for those who simply want to arrive at their new home with only their suitcases.

Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 7
Land: 4 acres
£POA

To find out more go to Livingroom Jersey – Le Pont Farm


Trinity


Holmbury

The most exquisite country estate located in the heart of the beautiful Jersey countryside. Set within 10 acres of equine suitable grounds, this exceptional family home was completely rebuilt by the current owners to exacting standards – fusing all the charm of a historical Jersey granite home with contemporary elegance.

Enormous care has been taken to add luxurious detailing and up-to-the-minute home technology while retaining a warm and welcoming ambience akin to the requirements of discerning, international buyers.

Offering in excess of 10,000 sq.ft of accommodation within the main residence, Holmbury comprises a range of both formal and informal reception spaces together with eight bedrooms (six of which are en-suite). In addition, there is a self contained cottage which is ideal for housing guests or staff.

Externally, the immediate grounds have been landscaped to flow seamlessly from the property, with an Italian inspired garden, secluded pool area and stunning courtyard – all set behind high granite walls to provide shelter, seclusion and privacy.

Internal viewing is essential.

THE RENOVATION

Complete renovation and extension in 2014 by the current owners of the original property which dates back to 1659. The structural renovation was carefully conceived to incorporate new electrics, wiring and cabling, plumbing and heating solutions, roof structures together with new glazed links and extensions. As sympathetic guardians of this exquisite home, the owners have future proofed the home for generations to come.

TECHNOLOGY

Great care has been taken to provide easily manageable technology within the property with a minimal carbon footprint. The Building Management System is located within a dedicated plant room and controls energy usage when applied to heating and lighting the energy efficient property.

Cebus lighting systems have been implemented to provide bespoke solutions with a variety of effects including security settings when the house is vacant. The property enjoys high-speed fibre broadband. The Sonos sound system extends to the terracing and pool areas and is controlled digitally from your tablet/smart phone.

SECURITY

The house benefits from a full CCTV and alarm system (including the cottage) to provide ultimate peace of mind for the residents whether they are ‘on-island’ or living remotely.

Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 7
Land: 10 acres
£8,750,000

To find out more go to Livingroom Jersey – Holmbury


St John


Highcliff

The stunning restoration and refurbishment of Highcliff in St John has transformed this traditional granite country estate, stables and paddocks into a striking and characterful family home with magnificent infinity sea views across 15 acres of land above Bonne Nuit Bay on the North coast of Jersey. The approach the DiCasa team have taken on this spectacular property is nothing short of a Herculean feat. While trying to be acutely respectful to the original building, this complete refurbishment has produced a home both stunning and traditional, yet also strikingly modern in execution and finish.

The former garage has been converted into a luxurious two-bedroom en-suite guest cottage for the possibility of multi-generational living while also offering a fabulous detached home office accommodation if so desired.

There is no doubt that Highcliff is one of a kind, set within gracious formal gardens, mature woodlands and natural coastal headland. A boundary-pushing refurbishment set on a magical spot with a vista across undulating coastal landscape with the DiCasa hallmark of luxury and highly deserving of closer inspection.

The main house is magnificent in its own right and the team were determined to retain its character and they have succeeded in their vision. It’s far from what you would expect and contains the signature DiCasa colour palette of luxe nudes and taupes, complemented with rich dark oak wooden flooring and velvet carpets across this five-bedroom en-suite mansion.

The imposing hallway is refreshingly bright and modern but with exquisite traditional touches like the vintage radiator covers, leading to an impressive walnut rail and wrought iron staircase.

The rich dark flooring continues into a formal drawing room and large dining room, finished with luxurious fabrics, elegant rugs and a wonderful collection of antiques strategically placed to make use of the space. The sumptuous colour scheme contains splashes of colour, bold and brave but not too much. The choice of accessories and sculptures provides an instantaneous homely feel.

Highcliff’s kitchen has an impeccable layout, neutral and pale blue palette and traditional four-oven Aga cooker. The effect of this neutral colour scheme is welcoming and cosy, minimalist and fresh. Reconfigured to produce an expansive island with three breakfast chairs and marble white top, there’s a serenity, luxury and comfort to this stylish kitchen.

Highcliff also offers the perfect family room, which has been beautifully decorated around a wood burning stove, surround sound cinema TV and blackout curtains. The thought of winter drinks and dinners around a roaring fire and log burner is too delicious to imagine, especially with their half-moon luxe sofa.

Wood burning stoves are more efficient and cleaner too and excellent alternatives to an open fire. Sustainability is key in every DiCasa home with their designers considering the environment, social and economic impact of every refurbishment, totally committed to sustainable construction and greener living.

The bedroom suites are set across the first and second floors of this grand property. The luxe velvet carpet is throughout giving one that audacious hotel feel. The first-floor master bedroom suite combines contemporary furniture shapes with traditional detailing. Gold gilt antique mirrors adorn the walls and walnut antique pieces align the bedroom.

Each bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe, an essential requirement for the modern family. The bathrooms in this vast home are en-suite, finished with underfloor heating, luxury sanitary ware and marble. The only thing one needs to bring when you move in is your clothes. Even the bathrooms come complete with robes, towels and the obligatory Sonos surround sound.

The former garage has been converted into a luxurious two-bedroom en-suite guest cottage, in the same neutral and luxurious colour palette. Substantial in size the guest house has an open plan kitchen and sitting room with a romantic Juliet balcony that overlooks the grounds and swimming pool. Next to the pool there is also a self-contained pool house which contains a full kitchen, changing and shower facilities with inbuilt Sonos to the exterior walls making for fun pool parties. The pool itself has been completely refurbished with new contemporary lighting.

Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 7
Land: 15 acres
£10,000,000

To find out more go to Livingroom Jersey – Highcliff

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