5 bedroom detached house for saleCrown Lane, Farnham Royal, SL2
Under Offer £1,750,000
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 receptions rooms
- 3 bath/shower rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Library/TV room
- Double garage & store
- Studio/annexe with kitchenette and shower room
- Large private garden
- EPC Rating = F
A beautiful historic house, newly renovated to very high standards
Gerrards Cross 4 miles (mainline trains to London Marylebone 29 minutes), Beacons field 5 miles, M40 (J2) 4.5 miles, M4 (J6) 4 miles, London (Knightsbridge) 24 miles.
The property is ideally situated for access to the village of Farnham Common with its variety of shops and popular public houses and restaurants. The small towns of Gerrards Cross and Beaconsfield only four and five miles respectively, provide access to London and offer main line railway stations to London (Marylebone) and Birmingham. There are also mainline services to London Paddington (and future Crossrail services) from Slough (about 4 miles) and London underground connections at Uxbridge (about 11.5 miles).
The house is situated equidistant between the M40 and M4 motorways, giving access to the national motorway network, London, Heathrow and the south west.
The surrounding offers a diverse range of sporting facilities including golf at Gerrards Cross, Beaconsfield, Denham, Stoke Park and the historic Burnham Beeches woodland providing excellent walking and riding. Gerrards Cross also benefits from two active tennis clubs along with cricket, hockey, rugby and equestrian centres.
The property is within a few hundred yards of the renowned Caldicott school. Buckinghamshire is renowned for its choice and standard of schooling, and is one of the very few counties to maintain the traditional grammar school system. For details of current secondary school catchment areas, please visit the Buckinghamshire County Council website.
A thoughtful and stylish renovation of this appealing historic house has been newly completed to very high standards. The combination of historic architecture and good design provide exciting and dynamic accommodation. Believed to date from the 18th century and enlarged during the late 20th century there are a combination of architectural styles which combine to provide the appealing house of today. Automated wooden gates open onto a gravel drive which runs to the south of the house and garden. The front door is on the garden facade and upon entering, the quality of the design and presentation is immediately apparent. The superb kitchen/breakfast room with pattern tiled floor has beech wall and floor cabinets with extensive marble work surfaces. There is space for a large fridge freezer, a Miele 4 ring electric hob with CDA extractor hood above and a Neff double oven. Across the hall is the sitting room with its open fireplace, ceiling beams and bookshelves. An open doorway leads into the library/snug which is arranged in two rooms at the front of the house. The drawing room has French doors opening onto a terrace and the garden beyond. There is a staircase from the hall to a small landing serving the master bedroom and bathroom. The principal bedroom has a fireplace, a good range of built in wardrobes and a door to the main landing. The bathroom offers classic white sanitary ware with ball and claw bath, separate shower and marble tiles. There are two further bedrooms and the family bathroom on the first floor and a bedroom with an en suite shower room on the second floor.
The large garden is private and enjoys a magnificent Cedar tree at its eastern end. Mainly lawn there is a large fire pit, perennial beds and a Magnolia tree as well as laurels, yews and a clipped topiary bed in front of the kitchen. There is a large detached garage and at the rear a studio/annexe with a kitchenette and an en suite shower room. It is rare to find properties which combine period and contemporary living of this quality and style.
General Remarks and Stipulations
Freehold with vacant possession on completion.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating (electric heating in the studio/garage).
Please note that none of the services have been tested.
South Bucks District Council
Strictly by appointment with Savills
Fixtures and Fittings
All curtains, light fittings and garden statuary are expressly excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
Square Footage: 2,496 sq ft
From the M40 exit at junction 2 and take the first exit onto the A355. Continue for about 3 miles, travelling through the village of Farnham Common and turn right into Kings Way. Follow this for about 0.1 miles before bearing left into Green Lane and then immediately right onto Hawthorn Lane. Continue for about 0.4 miles before turning left into Crown Lane. The property will be found on the left hand side, opposite Crown House and prior to the entrance for Wyevale Garden Centre.
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