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7 bedroom house for sale

The Limes, Broombarn Lane, Great Missenden, Bucks HP16 9PF

Under Offer £1,950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 7 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 4 bath/shower rooms
  • Double garage
  • Plot of 1.5 Acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


The Limes lies to the north west of Great Missenden, north of High Wycombe and north west of Amersham. Great Missenden, High Wycombe and Amersham all have main line stations with Chiltern line services running into London Marylebone in about 40 to 50 minutes.
For those wishing to commute to London and the north by car the M40 ( junction 4) is approximately 6 miles away at High Wycombe.
There is excellent private and state schooling in the area including The Gateway at Great Missenden , Pipers Corner for girls at Great Kingshill, Wycombe Abbey, as well as boys and girls grammar schools in High Wycombe and Aylesbury.
Excellent shopping can be found at the Eden Centre at High Wycombe whilst for those day to day needs Great Missenden, Prestwood and Amersham all have a good range of local shops, banks, building societies, pubs and restaurants.


The Limes is a substantial country house with over 4,200 sq ft of spacious family accommodation. The Limes sits in a very private setting and boasts some wonderful far reaching views down the valley and over stunning open countryside.

The accommodation briefly comprises a large reception hall with the principal staircase rising to the first floor and below a good sized cloakroom. From the hall, attractive solid oak floors run through to the sitting room and dining room.The drawing room is a light and spacious room with a feature bay window with French doors opening out onto the rear terrace and an attractive stone open fireplace to one side. The dining room is also a bright spacious room which enjoys views over the gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a good range of oak fronted wall and base units, complemented by a 4 oven Aga with a gas companion cooker.There is a door into the utility room and shallow stairs lead to large and useful walk in larder. From the dining room, a door leads through into the inner hallway and from here , doors lead out to the rear terrace and through to the family room. The informal family room features an attractive bay window with a door opening to the outside. There is also a well equipped study, with separate telephone line connected ( for business use if required) and a second cloakroom. From the inner hall a door leads through to an inner lobby where stairs descend to the garaging and cellar whilst a small rise of stairs lead to a further room which could make a good home office/playroom or a further bedroom if reqired.
The principal staircase rises to the first floor where 6 bedrooms are found. The master bedroom enjoys a double aspect with a large bay window offering views over the gardens and in particular, fabulous far reaching views accross wonderful countryside. The master bedroom suite has an extremely spacious and stylish bathroom with separate shower area; bedroom 2 also has its own en suite shower room, whilst the four further bedrooms are served by two separate bathrooms.

The Limes is approached from Broombarn Lane and across a carriage driveway which leads to the garaging and extensive private parking facilities.
There is a large double garage with electronically operated up and over doors. From within the garage a door leads into an extremely useful cellar.

Gardens and Grounds :
The gardens and grounds to the Limes are a particular feature and are predominantly set on three sides of the property. Immediately to the rear of the house is a fabulous sun terrace paved with York flagstones which extends around to the southside of the house and ulitmately around to the front. The terracing offers excellent space for outdoor entertaining and steps lead up to formal gardens. These gardens have been carefullly landscaped and comprise large lawned areas flanked by well stocked herbaceous borders and established trees. There is a flagstone path which leads away from the terracing to a pretty circular water fountain and pond. Neighbouring woodland flanks the garden to one side, whilst adjoining paddock land to the rear of the boundary provides a wonderful open vista.To the north eastern side of the house is a further area of attractive garden with herbaceous beds and flanked by attractive mature trees and hedgerows. Standing within this part of the garden is an attractive timber framed and clad summer house which has light and power connected. A productive vegetable garden is situated to one side and beyond the summer house is a large gravelled area which could provide excellent space for a boat or horsebox as there is a second access onto Broombarn Lane via double five bar wooden gates. There is a very useful outbuiliding, perfect for garden storage and separate detached prefabricated double garage , useful for garden machinery.

There is a most attractive outdoor heated swimming pool which is heated by its own oil supply and has a depth of 3 ft at one end and 6 ft at the other. The pool has a paved surround and is flanked by attractive low level brick walls. The pool also enjoys an electronically operated secure cover which is both child and pet proof.


Reception Hall, Drawing room, Dining room, Family room, Kitchen/Breakfast room, Study, Master Bedroom with En Suite Bath/Shower room, Bedroom 2 with En Suite Shower room, Four Further Bedrooms, Two Further Bathrooms, Home Office/ Bedroom 7, Double Garage, Cellar, Outbuildings, Further Garaging, Summer House, Landscaped Gardens, Plot totalling 1.5 Acres


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13 December 2011


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