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6 bedroom house for sale
Yvoire, Farnham Common, Farnham Common, Buckinghamshire SL2 3RD
- 5 reception rooms
- 6 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms
- Integral triple garage
- Landscaped gardens
Yvoire occupies a superb setting adjoining light woodland, down a private driveway, one mile from Farnham Common centre. Farnham Common has an excellent range of shops, restaurants and cafes for everyday needs, including Tesco Express, hardware store, pharmacy, Sainsburys local, post office and newsagents. Burnham Beeches, owned by the City of London Corporation is within 1.5 miles and provides hundreds of acres of outstanding walking. Local schools are excellent, possibly the most renowned being Caldecott preparatory school for boys. More comprehensive facilities and access to the Chiltern train line (London Marylebone) is available from either Beaconsfield or Gerrards Cross.
The county is one of the last to maintain the traditional grammar school system, of which the Royal Grammar School in High Wycombe, and Dr Challoner's in Amersham, are the most famous. Burnham also has its own grammar school. For details of current secondary school catchment areas, please visit www.buckscc.gov.uk/schools/admissions/PostcodeChecker.asp.
Private schools available in Beaconsfield include Davenies for boys and High March for girls.
Yvoire is a superbly built xxx sq ft house constructed by renowned local builders Bowyer & Davies. Fine detail and quality has been incorporated throughout, starting with the very handsome red brick, with part tiled hung and herringbone pattern brick elevations, under a clay tile roof. Yvoire has a very practical layout, with superbly arranged ground floor reception rooms all radiating off the reception hall. An interior design package was commissioned by the current owners who have enjoyed Yvoire since it was built, and it is presented to a very high standard. The four principal reception rooms all overlook the south facing garden, onto which they have double doors that open. There is a beautiful outlook to an adjoining protected deciduous woodland owned by a trust.
Highest quality English and European fittings have been incorporated into Yvoire including oak floors and oak doors, custom built display shelves and cabinets in the drawing room, Philippe Starck fittings in the downstairs cloakroom. The comprehensive and substantial family kitchen / breakfast room, has a comprehensive range of wall and floor units with black granite worktops, inset twin sink unit with waste disposer, six ring Smeg gas range cooker and ovens beneath with Smeg extractor above, AEG wall mounted oven and Miele steam oven, Miele coffee machine and integral fridge. Space for Maytag fridge / freezer. The guest / staff accommodation above the garage is self contained with direct access from outside. Adjoining the kitchen / breakfast room are the family room and a superb conservatory overlooking the gardens.
Oak floors to principal reception rooms, security / video gate entry system, zoned security alarm. Individual room thermostats and under floor central heating to ground floor. Vilavent 'clean air' circulation system.
Yvoire is approached through brick piers with electrically operated wrought iron gates. There is a substantial block paved parking and turning circle, with additional parking to the side of the house. The gardens lie principally to the west and south of the house. A substantial stone terrace runs across the back of the house, giving way to a principally lawned rear garden, with beautiful beach and cedar trees together with mature hedging on the garden boundary with the woodland. Solid panelled fencing provides privacy on either side. Garden lighting has been incorporated to highlight the mature trees. There are some beautifully planted borders to the front and side of the house and on the northern boundary. Behind the garage, and with access to from the conservatory, is an additional substantial paved terrace. The gardens of Yvoire and the setting that they adjoin are very special.
Reception hall, drawing room, dining room, study, family room, conservatory, substantial kitchen / breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom, master bedroom with south facing balcony and en-suite dressing room and bathroom, four further 1st floor bedroom suites, substantial 2nd floor games room / cinema room with en-suite wc, guest / staff flat above garage comprising sitting room, en-suite bathroom and kitchen. Integral 3 car garage with substantial parking and turning area, beautiful lawned and landscape gardens. About 0.73 acres.
From M40 junction 2 proceed south on the A355 signposted Farnham Common. Proceed for approximately 2 miles and on passing the Farnham Common sign turn left at the traffic lights in to One Pin Lane, signposted for Hedgerley. Proceed along One Pin Lane for 0.4 miles and after the turning to Heatherside Gardens take the next drive on the right signposted to Yvoire. Bear right and follow the tarmac drive to the front gates.