5 bedroom detached house for saleNorth Park, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- 3 Bathrooms (2 en suite)
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Games/Billiards Room
- Double Garage
- Carriageway Drive
- EPC Rating = D
Chalfont End offers versatile accommodation and leisure facilities in a convenient location.
Chalfont End is situated in one of Buckinghamshire's premier addresses, conveniently near to the town of Gerrards Cross. Surrounded by rolling Chilterns countryside, yet conveniently placed for transport links, it provides the perfect location to enjoy the benefits of both town and country living. Gerrards Cross offers a wide range of amenities including supermarkets for day-to-day shopping and boutiques, cafes, restaurants and a cinema for recreation, with the neighbouring towns of Amersham and Beaconsfield providing further choices. The South Buckinghamshire countryside is renowned for its attractive walks and bridle paths, country inns and pretty villages, while the Thameside towns of Marlow, Henley and Windsor offer the opportunity for boating.
Gerrards Cross Station 0.6 mile (trains to London Marylebone from 25 minutes);
Beaconsfield 5 miles; M40 (Junction 2) 4 miles; M25 (Junction 17) 5.5 miles;
Heathrow Airport 14 miles; Gatwick 52 miles; Knightsbridge SW1 20 miles
Golf at: Gerrards Cross; The Buckinghamshire; Beaconsfield; Stoke Park
Polo at: Royal Berkshire Polo Club, Winkfield; Guards Polo Club, Windsor Great Park
Tennis at: Gerrards Cross; Stoke Park; Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre
Horse racing: Windsor and Ascot
Buckinghamshire is renowned for its choice and standard of schooling in the independent and state sector. The area is one of the few to maintain grammar schools and these include Dr Challoner's Grammar School (boys), Dr Challoner's High School (girls), The Royal Grammar School (boys), John Hampden Grammar School (boys) and Beaconsfield High School (girls). Independent schools include Maltmans Green School (girls), Caldicott (boys), St Mary's (girls), Wycombe Abbey (girls),Gayhurst (co-ed), Thorpe House (boys) and Eton College (boys).
Chalfont End is an impressive period property with extensive accommodation arranged over three floors, as ideally suited to family living as to more formal entertaining. The house has been the subject of careful refurbishment over recent years and boasts flowing living space with well proportioned and elegant rooms. Modern additions include air conditioning and an integral entertainment system fitted to the principal rooms, with underfloor heating to the kitchen and main bathrooms. There is much of note: the pillared reception vestibule leading to the reception hall; the 33' drawing room with large feature fireplace and French doors opening to the paved terrace and gardens; the delightful dining room with French doors in the deep bay window; the family room which might be a morning room or informal TV area and the well-appointed study which looks over the frontage. The kitchen/breakfast room is of good size and has been well fitted with a wealth of oak units and integral appliances, topped with granite surfaces. A central island features additional storage and provides a breakfast bar area with an attractive outlook over the gardens via the French doors.
A door leads to the fitted utility room with further external doors to front and rear gardens and a secure door opens to the integral garage with gymnasium above and fabulous games/billiard room beyond. The latter is particularly useful, ideal for entertaining, teenagers or for guest accommodation, with a fitted kitchenette with sink and fridge and a separate shower room with timber sauna within.
The main house has two upper floors: stairs rise to the landing with room for seating or a study area and continue to the upper floor. The first floor provides two or three double bedrooms including a master bedroom with door to the roof terrace. There is a luxurious en suite bathroom fitted with a steam/jet/rain shower, deep spa bath with integral TV over and dual basins with vanity units under, whilst the double bedroom opposite is currently used as a dressing room. The guest bedroom comprises of a double bedroom, fitted dressing room and en suite bathroom, again with spa bath. The upper floor has two double bedrooms which share a bathroom off the landing area and both benefit from fitted wardrobes. One of these bedrooms has access to two store rooms which might be converted for use as further accommodation, subject to the necessary consents.
Chalfont End occupies a fine, broad plot and may offer further extension potential, subject to any required regulations/planning consent.
Gardens and Grounds
The gardens at Chalfont End have been carefully designed and planned to ensure year-round interest and a wonderful setting for the house. A terrace spans the rear of the property with room for entertaining and relaxation. A covered barbeque area fitted with work surfaces with storage under offers the opportunity for al fresco dining whilst admiring the surroundings. A shingle path winds around the perimeter and bisects the wide lawn, past stocked borders and clipped hedging, flower beds and rose gardens. A small orchard and a magnolia tree add further interest and the garden has been fitted with discrete lighting, designed to enhance the outlook after dark.
Chalfont End is approached via electrically-operated gates which open onto the wide carriage driveway and garaging with remote controlled door. The frontage has stocked borders under the windows and a side gate offering access to the rear gardens.
GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATIONS
LOCAL AUTHORITY: South Bucks District Council.
Services: Mains electricity and water, private drainage.
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Brochure produced: December 2015
Square Footage: 5,565 sq ft
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