Vaux Douit - Local

St Andrew, Local Market

£ 1,250,000 Ref: LR2164A

Vaux Douit is a truly fantastic property, set in an acre of land, benefits from a rural situation whilst only being a few minutes' drive from the centre of St Peter Port and all of its amenities. Dating back to the early to mid-18th century, with additions from the early 1990's, the property has plenty of period features making for a character filled home. With accommodation including four reception rooms, kitchen, utility room, two bathrooms and five bedrooms, this property boasts ample living space. Externally, Vaux Douit's superb south facing gardens are mostly laid to lawn, however there are also two sun terraces ideal for alfresco dining and a meandering stream providing a sense of tranquillity. Additionally, there is an outdoor, heated swimming pool and changing/pool room, as well as old stable, currently used as a store room. This wonderful property really does 'tick all of the boxes', so call Cranfords today on 243878 to book your viewing!

Key Facts
5 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
  • Set in Acre of South Facing Gardens
  • Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool
  • Garage & Parking
  • Beautiful Outlook
  • Period Features
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Store Room/Old Stables
  • Plant Room
  • Changing/Pool Room


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Summary of Accommodation

Sitting Room:  Dining Room:  Breakfast Room:  Kitchen:  Inner Lobby:  Utility Room:  Covered Boiler Area: Family Room & Study:  Two Bathrooms:  Five Bedrooms:  Detached Garage:  Parking:  One Acre of Land Including Lovely Gardens:  Store Room/Old Stable:  Plant Room:  Outdoor, Heated Swimming Pool: Changing/Pool Room

Accommodation Comprises

Attractive, part glazed front door leads into

Sitting Room

24' x 16'8" (7.3m x 5m). Windows to front and rear overlooking the gardens. Radiator. Split level room. Fireplace with original granite features, furze oven and multi-fuel stove. Heavily beamed ceiling. Granite display plinth. Three steps up to

Dining Room

16'10" x 13'10" (5.1m x 4.2m). Three windows to front overlooking the garden. Radiator. Door to rear porch.

Breakfast Room

19'7" x 13'10" (6m x 4.2m). Triple aspect rear window overlooking the garden and French windows to side overlooking the rear terrace and swimming pool providing plenty of natural light. Radiator. Fireplace with Westmoreland slate inset and hearth and Jetmaster open fire fitted.


14'10" x 13'. (4.5m x 4m) Door to rear garden and rear porch. Fitted with a range of Neville Johnson limed wood units set under cream coloured work surfaces. Appliances to include fitted Zanussi double oven, ceramic hob, hooded extractor, Hotpoint dishwasher, Panasonic combination microwave and Hotpoint fridge.

Inner Lobby

8'2" x 6'9" (2.5m x 2.1m). Door to

Utility Room

10/8" x 8'1". (3.3m x 2.5m) Appliances to include Hotpoint washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to

Covered Boiler Area

9'5" x 7'9" (2.9m x 2.4m). Eurostar oil fired central heating boiler. Space for larder style fridge and freezer. Opening to front garden.

First Floor


17'3" x 4'7" (5.3m x 1.4m). Doors off to

Bedroom Two

21'8" x 13'8" (6.6m x 4.2m). Windows on three sides with garden views. Radiator. A Range of ivory fitments including a three door wardrobe and matching corner dressing table unit.

Bathroom One

13'3" x 10'6" (4m x 3.2m). Four piece suite in soft pink comprising shower cubicle, bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin built into vanity unit with mirror and shaver light above and low flush WC. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom One

17'3" x 13'10" (5.3 x 4.2m). Windows on two sides overlooking the garden and pool. Radiator. Fitted with a range of ivory fitments including an 'L' shaped six door run of wardrobes, a further double door wardrobe and a matching dressing table unit.

Second Floor


Windows to front and rear overlooking garden. Doors off to

Bathroom Two

7'2" x 5'7" (2.2m x 1.7m). Window to front with garden view. Three piece suite in soft pink. Walls tiled to dado height.

Bedroom Three

13'2" x 11'7" (4m x 3.5m). Two windows to rear with garden and pool views. Fitted with a range of ivory fitments with pink trim including a three door built in wardrobe and a matching dressing table and storage fitment.

Bedroom Four

15' x 14'10" (4.6m x 4.5m). Windows to front and rear with garden and semi-rural views. Fitted with a range of ivory fitments including a double wardrobe, low height cupboard and dressing table unit.

Mezzanine Floor

Bedroom Five

14'10" x 13'. (4.5m x 4m) Windows to front and rear with garden views. Fitted with a range of ivory fitments with pink trim including a double wardrobe, storage unit, dressing table unit and bedside cabinet.

Family Room & Study

24'9" x 15'7" (7.5m x 4.7m). Windows on three sides overlooking the garden. Split level room currently housing a study at the upper level and a seating area on the lower. Raised feature fireplace.



The property is approached over a tarmac drive which leads in, passing the garage, to a large parking/turning area at the front of the property. There is a front lawned garden edged by mature shrubs and trees with a stream extending partially down one side.

Detached Garage

17' x 10'. (5.2m x 3m) Open fronted.


To the rear of the property is a beautiful, south facing garden which gently slopes up away from a pair of sun terraces and the heated swimming pool. The garden is primarily laid to lawn and divided by a meandering stream with several small bridges. A second driveway provides additional access to the property which the nearby bungalow has a right of way over.

Swimming Pool

10m long and 3m at it's deepest. Located on the upper terrace. It has a diving board, ladders and steps at the shallow end. Tucked away in one corner is the Calorex 1400 heat pump and a Plant Room containing the pumping and filtration equipment for the pool.

Changing/Pool Room

15'8" x 11'10" (4.8m x 3.6m). Attached to the rear of the house. Row of high level windows. Three piece suite comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira 88 shower, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and separate low flush WC. Airing cupboard housing immersion heated and slatted shelving. Storage cupboard.

Storage Room/Old Stable

18'6" x 12'4" (5.6m x 3.8m). Original stalls. Currently used for storage.


Further Information

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Mains electricity, water and drainage.  Gas in road. Full oil fired central heating. Borehole for garden and refilling the swimming pool. Two satellite systems. New welsh slate roof in 1986/7.


Floor coverings, curtains/blinds, appliances and light fittings. Appliances as detailed.  Some furniture may be available to purchase by separate negotiations.


By arrangement.


Strictly by appointment.


If the recipient of these details should be party to negotiations or actions which seek to preclude, or are contrary to, the interests of CRANFORDS ESTATE AGENCY LTD, as selling agents, they may be liable for any fees which would otherwise have been due to CRANFORDS ESTATE AGENCY LTD.