An impressive renovated and extended family home with many 'eco-friendly' devices and systems to include: off grid features such as solar panels, 6,000 litre rainwater harvester, SIPS insulation panelling together with further future proofing systems. These, together with the stunning mixture of contemporary and traditional features, allows modern family living whilst caring for the environment. The property is set within a plot of approximately 0.986 acres with far reaching views whilst being conveniently located to nearby towns of Great Missenden, High Wycombe and Beaconsfield.
As part of the current owners' renovations, they worked closely and in partnership with their Architects to ensure that this stunning Arts and Crafts home retains the integrity of its origins whilst adding a three bay oak framed extension to provide an sympathetic interior which seamlessly brings the old and new together without compromise.
The property is entered via the front door into the entrance hallway which opens directly to the open plan kitchen, dining and family room area which benefits from a double height ceiling, exposed beams and atrium roof; this space becomes the heart of the family home with three distinct zones; the kitchen benefits from a comprehensive range of floor and wall mounted John Lewis units with two Esse cookers (one electric and one wood burning), microwave, dishwasher and wine cooler. A door leads to the utility room and walk in larder. The double height dining area leads through the dual aspect sitting room area with Stuv double sided wood burner; double doors open to the snug with pretty bay window. Adjacent is the study with matching bay window which benefits from built in shelving. Accessed from the utility room is an inner lobby which leads to the gym and garage and also has access to both the front and rear gardens.
A cantilevered staircase leads up to the impressive galleried landing. The master suite has rear and side aspects with fitted wardrobes and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 also has a rear aspect with fitted furniture whilst bedrooms 3 and 4 benefit from a front aspect with and en-suite shower room to bedroom 4.
Hughenden Valley is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty and was part of the Hughenden Manor estate which is the former home of Benjamin Disraeli, now owned by the National Trust. The property is well located for commuter links to London Marylebone via High Wycombe (fastest train circa 28 minutes) or Great Missenden and is also catchment for both the Royal Grammar School and Wycombe High, with a school bus collection within close walking distance of the property. High Wycombe provides extensive shopping and dining facilities, with a large Cinema complex and excellent motorway links via the M40 at junction 4 approximately 3 1/2 miles. Buckinghamshire is renowned for its State & Private education details of which can be gained from the local authority.
The property is approached via a light illuminated, gated sweeping driveway providing turning and parking for several vehicles. The majority of the plot has been laid to lawn with several ornamental and fruit trees which provide additional privacy and interest throughout the seasons.
The grounds are bordered by mature Beech and Laurel hedging and the rear garden provides terraces to the side and rear which provide a superb space for fine weather entertaining.
To the end of the garden is a large vegetable plot and Western Red Cedar greenhouse with rainwater harvester supply, irrigation sstem, lighting and power.
Open Plan Sitting Room/Dining Room/Kitchen
Walk In Larder
Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom