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4 bedroom house for sale
The Cottage, High Wycombe, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP13 6HW
- 4 reception rooms
- 4 bedrooms
- 3 bath / shower rooms
- South facing rear garden
The Cottage is conveniently located within High Wycombe's most desirable residential area. Rectory Avenue and the immediate surrounding residential roads are extremely popular with families as they are convenient for both the town centre and commuters. Junction 4 of the M40 is within easy reach and beyond the A404 Marlow Bypass provides a direct link to the M4 at junction 8/9.
High Wycombe has an abundance of facilities including cinema complex, John Lewis department store, a variety of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and leisure facilities, the closest being the nearby sports centre & swimming pool complex at Handy Cross. Within the town centre, the Eden Centre comprises shops, a 12-screen cinema complex, state of the art bowling alley, library and restaurants. Nearby sporting facilities include golf at Flackwell Heath and Harleyford, with Marlow offering rowing and the famous Bisham Abbey Sports Centre, as well as pretty riverside walks at both Marlow and Bourne End.
The area is renowned for its choice and standard of education, with Buckinghamshire being one of the last counties to maintain the traditional grammar school system. This particular location is ideally situated to take full advantage of the choice of grammar schools, being within the catchment areas for Wycombe High School for Girls and John Hampden Grammar School and The Royal Grammar School for boys. The Cottage is also conveniently located for Godstowe preparatory school for girls and boys, and Wycombe Abbey for girls.
The Cottage is a substantial family home conveniently located for the town centre and mainline train station. There is a large welcoming split level entrance hall with a balustrade stairway which rises to the first floor. There are steps down to a study / music area with an attractive parquet floor, from here doors lead through to the main living room, sitting room and study. The sitting room sits to the rear of the house and takes full advantage of the southerly aspect. It features a pretty corner fireplace and double doors which lead out to the rear garden. The principal living room is a bright and spacious room with a high ceiling and a door which leads out to the rear terrace. There is a good sized dining room and from here a door leads through to the kitchen / breakfast room which is fitted with a range of oak fronted wall and base units.
On the first floor there are four good sized bedrooms. The master bedroom is a bright triple aspect room which has views over the gardens and enjoys the southerly aspect. It features a large en suite bathroom and built in cupboards. Also on the first floor is a bathroom, separate shower room and a w.c. Three further bedrooms complete the first floor accommodation.
The Cottage is approached through double wooden gates and down a sloping driveway which leads to the garaging and provides parking for 2/3 cars.
The rear gardens to The Cottage enjoy a southerly facing aspect, mainly laid to lawn and are gently sloping. Immediately to the rear of the house is a paved sun terrace and pathway leading to the front of the house. The rear garden is flanked by timber panelled fencing and screened by numerous mature trees.
The front garden is laid to lawn with flower borders and screened by a high brick wall with inset hand gate. To the side of the house are two brick built storage sheds.
Reception hall, sitting room, living room, dining room, study, kitchen, laundry room, cloakroom, master bedroom (en suite), 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom with separate w.c, shower room, loft storage, garaging, south facing rear garden.
From the M40 junction 4 proceed on the A404 (signposted High Wycombe) continue for about 1.8 miles down Marlow Hill and on reaching the first mini roundabout bear right onto the A40 and then bear immediately left onto the A404 and towards the centre of High Wycombe. At the traffic lights proceed up the Hill (Crendon Street) go straight over at the traffic lights and after approximately 0.4 miles turn right into Lucas Road. Continue on Lucas Road whereupon Rectory Avenue can be found on the right hand side. Proceed along Rectory Avenue and The Cottage (number 8) can be found on the left hand side.