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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

School Road, Penn, HP10

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming character village house
  • In need of updating
  • Three bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Garage and parking
  • Walk of local shops and school

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Now requiring updating, this charming semi-detached home is set in the heart of the village overlooking the green and pond and offering the potential to create an interesting family home.

A charming semi-detached property of historic interest in the heart of this picturesque village, retaining many original features with scope to update and create a delightful family home.

Ground Floor: Entrance hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen/breakfast room.
First Floor: Three bedrooms, bathroom.
Outside: Detached garage, parking, gardens.
LOCATION
Penn and Tylers Green has a thriving village community with large village pond, historic public houses, churches, excellent local schools and local shops for day to day needs. School Road is centrally located for the larger towns of Beaconsfield and High Wycombe with both offering exceedingly good shopping and schooling facilities as well main line stations serving London Marylebone (fast train from Beaconsfield now about 23 minutes). There is also good access to the M40 linking London, Heathrow and the national motorway network.
THE PROPERTY
St Margarets Cottage was believed to have been built shortly after 1863 by Sir Philip Rose, and his family owned the property up until the mid 1920s. (More information about Sir Philip Rose can be found on the Penn and Tylers Green village website.) The house was then divided in the early 1960s, to become St Margarets and Silvester Cottage, and the property was purchased by the current owners in the early 1970s.

An arched timber front door leads into the entrance hall with barley twist balustraded staircase rising to first floor, and doors leading to the principal reception rooms and cloakroom.

The sitting room is double aspect and enjoys a pleasant outlook over the garden with large picture window and casement doors. This room has retained many original features and has an open fireplace with marble hearth.

The dining room is another good sized room with a double aspect overlooking the rear garden, with brick fireplace, ornate coving, and original serving hatch through to the kitchen. From the dining room a door leads into the study, again of a generous size with an outlook to the rear.

Original features include fireplace in dining room, original interior doors.

The kitchen/breakfast room offers an extensive range of units with work surfaces and space for appliances, including integrated oven and hob and sink. Floor mounted gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water, walk-in pantry, door to rear.

A spacious landing with roof light gives access to the three bedrooms and bathroom. Bedroom one is a large double aspect room with outlook over the rear garden, ornamental fireplace, built in storage cupboards, one housing the lagged hot water tank and shelving. Bedroom two is front aspect, again with built in cupboard, and recess for shelving. Bedroom three with aspect to rear. The bathroom is fitted with suite comprising bath, shower cubicle, low level WC, and pedestal wash hand basin.
GARDENS
The property is approached through wrought iron gates over a pavioured driveway providing off street parking and leading to a detached garage. The front of the property is well screened from the road with mature shrubs and trees and a side gate gives access to the rear and side gardens. The rear garden is laid to lawn with well stocked and established trees and shrubs, with feature flower beds, and enjoys a high degree of natural screening to the boundaries. A paved pathway leads round to the rear, where there is a vegetable garden, timber shed and greenhouse.
AGENTS NOTE
Energy Efficiency Rating – E. Please contact us for a full copy of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).


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Added on Rightmove:
12 August 2016

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