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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Windsor Lane, Little Kingshill, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16

Sold STC £1,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 reception rooms
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bath/shower rooms
  • in total about 3 acres
  • kitchen/breakfast room
  • office
  • large garage
  • stores and shelters
  • gardens
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A gardeners paradise

Location

Highfields is located off Windsor Lane, the 1st house on the left after turning right into Windsor Lane from Deep Mill Lane, itself a turning off the A413 which links Amersham (about 5 miles) to Great Missenden (about 1½ miles) and Wendover (about 6½ miles) beyond. Great Missenden with its picturesque High Street provides every day shopping facilities as well as the Chiltern Line Station offering a London commuter service into Marylebone (approx 40 minutes). Amersham on the Hill offers both a Metropolitan/Chiltern Line service into Baker Street/Marylebone respectively. The area is renowned for its excellent educational facilities including Little Kingshill Combined School (5+ to 7+). The Misbourne School (upper school), Dr Challoner's Grammar School for boys in Amersham, Dr Challoner's High School for girls in Little Chalfont and Chesham Grammar School (mixed).

Description

Highfields is a pretty wisteria-covered detached period cottage
extended and altered in later years to create a delightful home full of charm and character.

The cottage style accommodation comprises two formal reception rooms, a dining room with fireplace and wood burner and a sitting room again with a feature fireplace. Leading off the sitting room is a small garden room, a real suntrap, and also a cloak/shower room. A third good sized reception room is currently used as a home office, with double doors into the large conservatory. The kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga is fitted with a range of antique pine units with tiled worktops. A laundry room and a boot room complete the ground floor accommodation.

Upstairs there are four bedrooms, the master and guest bedrooms benefitting from contemporary en suite shower rooms, the other two have wash hand basins and there is also a pretty family bathroom. There are lovely views from all the bedrooms, in particular bedrooms one and three have stunning far reaching views over the surrounding Chiltern countryside.

Note. Planning permission has been granted for single and double storey extensions. Further details can be obtained via Chiltern District Council, planning reference CH/2013/0342/FA.

An undoubted feature of Highfields are the wonderful gardens within the total plot of about three acres. A gardener's paradise, there are extensive area of lawns with a 'woodland walk', orchard, mature trees and shrubs including colourful rhododendrons.

A gate in the beech hedge opens onto the 'secret' Italian garden with its central lily pond. Behind the house is a parterre and kitchen garden with a herb wheel. The gardens provide plenty of idyllic spots to sit and relax whether for tranquillity or entertaining.

Square Footage: 2,893 sq ft
Acreage: 3 Acres


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Added on Rightmove:
27 September 2016

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