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This enchanting house, originally dating from the 1700's, has been extensively renovated and extended in recent years to create a charming and practical family home. The entrance lobby leads into one of two main reception rooms with an inglenook and exposed beams that have been restored to the original oak. The dining area forms part of the Martin Moore kitchen, which has an extensive range of base and wall units, with granite and oak work surfaces. There is a gas fuelled Rayburn, which provides heating and hot water plus cooking facilities, and a separate gas hob. An engineered oak floor in the kitchen has underfloor heating. Bespoke folding glazed oak doors give access to the rear courtyard and the exterior building. The sitting room has a granite hearth with multifuel woodburner and exposed oak beams making it a most inviting space. From an inner hall, the downstairs shower room with basin and wc has a limestone floor with underfloor heating. Upstairs are two double bedrooms with built in cupboards, the master bedroom has views to the rear garden and an adjacent single bedroom, which is ideal as a nursery or peaceful study. The family bathroom has a re-enamelled roll top bath and hand held shower. Accessed from the courtyard, the garage building has a separate utility room with plumbing for the usual appliances and space for an additional fridge/freezer. Behind the car area are two generous storage rooms. This building has its own separate gas boiler to keep the temperature ambient all year round.
The property is situated in the popular Waterside area of Chesham, which is conveniently located within half a mile of the town centre and its Metropolitan line train station. There are various amenities and recreational facilities in the local area, including a gym with tennis courts and outdoor heated swimming pool close to the house. For the commuter, there are regular Metropolitan Line services to Baker Street, whilst road transport to London and beyond has convenient access to the M25 at Chorleywood or from the nearby A41. Chesham offers a variety of shopping with Waitrose and Sainsburys as well as local independent shops. The area is renowned for its excellent range of schooling, including Waterside Combined, Chesham Grammar and Dr Challoner's Grammar and High Schools. Admission criteria available on Bucks County Council website.
The front of the property has a gravelled entrance and paved area with parking for three cars and access to the garage at the rear. A pretty landscaped front garden has mature planting and shrubs. The rear courtyard is a secluded area ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining in the summer. Attractive brick steps lead to the beautifully maintained garden which has a further terrace and playhouse area followed by a lawn with well planted flower beds and shrubs to the sides. At the top of the garden there is a greenhouse and vegetable growing area which benefits from a sunny aspect. There are also productive fruit trees.
2 Reception Rooms
Open Plan Kitchen/Dining
Off Street Parking
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