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7 bedroom detached house for sale
- BEAUTIFUL FAMILY HOME
- FOUR RECEPTION ROOMS
- FOUR BATHROOMS/SHOWER ROOMS
- FAR REACHING VIEWS OVER THE MISBOURNE VALLEY
- SEVEN BEDROOMS
- GALLERIED RECEPTION HALL
- DOUBLE GARAGE
- ACCOMMODATION EXTENDS TO APPROXIMATELY 4293 SQ FT
As the sun streams into their home and the dappled light moves slowly across the garden, the Dhands admit they feel a million miles from anywhere else.
Here at Rosecroft, their exquisite mature garden opens up on to the undulating countryside beyond, creating their own unique place within time and space.
Our house looks out over the valley - and when we saw the beautiful views we knew we wanted to live here, said Arun.
It is a very contemporary house, ideal for anyone who enjoys entertaining, and it has so much open space.
The couple moved into their beautiful Buckinghamshire home three years ago now. They remember being taken with the easy flow of its layout and the airiness of its rooms.
The accommodation here is very good. You feel as if you have lots of room, said Arun.
The house was in good condition when they bought it but, nevertheless, the couple decided to make their own mark, upgrading the bathrooms and decorating to their own tastes.
I think we wanted to make it even more contemporary, he admitted.
MAKING AN IMPACT
Today, Rosecroft certainly has a bright, modern style. Wooden floors and neutral walls frame a largely black and white colour scheme, with accents of brighter tones here and there.
The dramatic entrance hall makes an immediate impact with a vaulted ceiling and galleried landing. The kitchen features white units and a black and white herringbone patterned floor.
ENTERTAINING AT HOME
The house is already ideal for entertaining, stressed Arun, but the couple did have plans to improve it further.
We have achieved planning permission to extend the house and to create an entertainment room, he explained. This would involve expanding the basement area without losing any garden.
The easy flow between ground floor rooms already makes the house perfect for parties, he went on, as well as for owners with children.
We spend most of our time in the family room, which is great for entertaining in and for just relaxing quietly on your own, he said.
It is nice to sit in there and to look out on to the garden or to be in the kitchen, which is a very, very good size.
But Arun and Meena's favourite place of all is out on the stone terrace. Here they can truly appreciate the beauty of their surroundings and the gentle pace of life at Rosecroft.
We can relax out there in the sunshine, enjoying the fresh air and gazing across the valley, he said.
In fact, he added. There is nothing more pleasant than sitting out on the terrace, spending time just listening to the birds and looking out at the view.
Set within a private road between Gerrards Cross and Denham, Baker's wood is an absolute discovery of leafy green suburbia. The first glimpse of Rosecroft with its warm brick hues welcomes you across the spacious block paviour driveway to its wide entrance of glazing. Stepping inside you find yourself in a bright galleried reception hall, elegant and with copious amounts of glazing it is the perfect introduction to the many rooms that lie within. Double doors open into the stunning drawing room with its commanding ethnic design, feature fireplace and terracotta tiles creating a warm welcoming ambiance, while an abundance of natural light floods through the large windows, which also frame amazing views of the fabulous rear garden beyond.
Returning to the hall you locate the charming family room, which benefits from further stunning views of the picturesque gardens and is ideal for relaxed and informal family gatherings. Resting at the heart of the home, you find the light and airy kitchen. A plethora of cabinets provide copious amounts of storage and there is plenty of room to prepare meals while a raised formal dining platform makes this area perfect for entertaining guests. Completing the ground floor is a separate utility room and a study/office space for those wanting to work form home.
Ascending the staircase to the first floor galleried landing, five beautiful bedrooms await you. The master suite is impressive boasting a magnificent en-suite bathroom with superb tiling and a wonderful bath which doubles as a shower, steam room and Jacuzzi, making this a haven in which to relax and unwind. The remaining bedrooms are all well proportioned, with two benefitting from further en-suite facilities.
Rising to the second floor you will find a fabulous loft conversion. This is an extremely versatile space which could be used for a multitude of purposes, either as a guest suite or a space for older teenagers wanting some privacy.
Setting the scene
The lush green garden at Rosecroft has afforded Arun and Meena hours of pleasure at the home, with illuminated steps leading to the expanse of lawn and two decking areas it's a struggle to choose where to sit. With such breathtaking views you cannot fail to relax and enjoy the mature trees, shrubs and peace.
The terrace, with its easy access to the house, has been a wonderful spot to enjoy meals and cold drinks outside, or to sit with a book in the sunshine.
The long lawn is the perfect place to hold summer parties and events, with plenty of space for a marquee.
The leafy, mature trees provide lots of shade and allow the garden to blend beautifully into its verdant, country surroundings.
To the front of the property there is a double garage and a spacious driveway which provides ample parking.
Within easy reach
Denham Village survives as a peaceful and unspoiled oasis of rural calm despite being just 18 miles from Drury Lane and 19 miles from Big Ben.
It is very peaceful with many historic buildings, including the beautiful private houses Denham Court and Denham Place, as well as the 15th century church of St Mary.
Because of this fantastically convenient position and its beautiful historic architecture, this highly photogenic village is very popular with many showbiz and political celebrities alike. Nearby Denham Country Park offers many opportunities for informal recreation and the famous Denham Golf Club is reputedly the only golf course to have its own railway station.
The village is home to Buckinghamshire Golf Club - a parkland course of 18 holes, crossed by the Rivers Colne and Misbourne, and suitable for all standards. The clubhouse is in the Grade II listed Denham Court Mansion. Walking is popular in the area with a circular walk, the Colne Valley trail and other sign-posted walks on offer. These walks encounter the Grand Union Canal, lakes and the 69 acre Denham Country Park. For the air enthusiast there is Denham Aerodrome providing both aeroplane and helicopter-training flights. There are five pubs, some serving food, such as The Swan Inn gastro-pub as well as dedicated restaurants Biggles and The Falcon Inn. Fran's Cottage is a tea shop with home-made cakes set by the canal and only accessible by foot through the woods or by canal barge. Alternatively the specialist delicatessens, Marks and Spencer's simply food and soon to be opened Tesco's plus, designer boutiques, restaurants, cafes, beauty rooms, hairdressers, cinema can all be found in nearby Gerrards Cross.
Close to the M40/A40 and within easy driving distance of the M25. The station choices are at Gerrards Cross or in Denham, using The Chiltern Main Line Trains going to Marylebone. Should you wish to use the Underground, Uxbridge Station is a short drive away.
From the M40, leave the motorway at junction 1, Denham roundabout; then head west on the A40/ Oxford Road in the direction of Gerrards Cross. Follow the A40 for approximately 1.5 miles. Turn right at Red Hill, (signposted Bakers Wood) and take the next right onto Bakers Wood. Continue to the bottom of the road and then bear right. Rosecroft can be found on the left hand side.
For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is UB9 4LG.
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