Alton Drive, Lexden - Fenn Wright Signature


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Contemporary designer home in landscaped grounds approaching a third of an acre in this sought after suburb by Lexden Park. Alton House has been designed, sourced and created with materials all over Europe inspired by five star living, to produce a lifestyle home to be proud of.

The property

Alton House has been superbly appointed using up to date technology with LED lighting, gas fired central heating with either underfloor heating within controlled zones or with bespoke Zehnder designer radiators. The double glazed aluminium windows tilt and turn with the most impressive feature being the 22'10" wide Schüco folding doors opening the living space to the garden.

The German kitchen and bathrooms are by Nicholas Anthony with a Philip Stark 1 cloakroom suite. The kitchen is beautifully appointed with stone work surfaces with ample storage. Built in appliances include Gaggenau larder fridge and freezer and wine fridge. Siemens built in oven, microwave, warming drawers and coffee machine with Barazza 4 ring gas hob with down draft extraction. The Blanco sink also has a Quooker 'boiling hot' tap. The sanitaryware is a mixture of Keuco and Duravit with tiling a mixture of porcelain and natural stone by Porcelanosa.

Ground floor

The Kloeber front door opens to a magnificent entrance with nearly 20' high vaulted ceiling with glass and stainless steel staircase and gallery with Italian porcelain Marazzi tiling that flows into the living space.

Leading off is the family or games room and study, both with oak flooring and the sitting room with a Gazco living flame fire and to include the 55" Bang & Olufsen television. At the rear is the living space with a BeoVision Avant 4K 85" with BeoLab 5 speakers, dining area and kitchen with hidden entrance to the utility, which comes complete with Miele integrated washing machine and tumble dryer.

First floor

The stairs lead up to a luxurious landing space with glass gallery and recessed designer radiators. The master bedroom has tri-fold doors with glass Juliet balcony and a "Daikin Emura" air conditioning unit and BeoVision 65" TV. The ensuite has built in wardrobes and ample storage with freestanding oval bath, walk in shower area with glass screen, dual wash basin and toilet. There are three further double bedrooms, one having ensuite facilities with shower, wash basin and toilet.

The main bathroom is also luxurious with freestanding oval bath, walk in shower area, wash basin and toilet. There is a Bisque hot hoop radiator and marble mosaic plus underfloor heating.


Set back from Alton Drive behind a soft red brick wall and accessed through an electronically operated stainless steel sliding gate is the Marshalls granite set drive with ample parking and further electronically opening gates leading down to the 'show room' garaging. The garage (22'7" x 15'2") has a tiled floor, separate heating system and stairs leading up to a studio (22' x 12'8") with Amtico flooring, kitchenette and shower room.

Leading out from the living space of the house is a Balau hardwood decking with LED lighting and linking to the internal Bang & Olufsen system, stepping down to the Global stone ceramic paved entertainment area enclosed by soft red brick wall with pillared steps up on to the lawns.

A pathway of Indian sandstone leads past a triangular bed to the rear point where a redwood cedar clad studio (19'1" x 17'10") is found with heating and water-suitable as a gym or home office.

Reception hall 22' 5" x 14' 2" (6.83m x 4.32m)


Family room 15' 9" x 13' 8" (4.8m x 4.17m)

Sitting room 21' 2" x 13' 9" (6.45m x 4.19m)

Living space and kitchen 34' 3" x 21' (10.44m x 6.4m)

Utility room 16' 5" x 6' 10" (5m x 2.08m)

Study 16' x 7' 9" (4.88m x 2.36m)


Master bedroom suite 25' x 24' 3" (7.62m x 7.39m)


Bedroom two 13' 8" x 11' (4.17m x 3.35m)


Bedroom three 13' 10" x 13' 10" (4.22m x 4.22m)

Bedroom four 15' x 11' 7" (4.57m x 3.53m)


Garage 22' 7" x 15' 2" (6.88m x 4.62m)

STUDIO 22' 5" x 12' 8" (6.83m x 3.86m)

Shower room

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