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12 bedroom detached house for sale

Whitehouse, Chandlers Cross, Hertfordshire, WD3

Sold STC £4,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 reception rooms
  • 12 bedrooms
  • party barn
  • 151.43 acres available separately
  • 3 bed lodge
  • landscaped gardens
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Whitehouse stands in a most idyllic setting positioned in the middle of 20 acres of beautiful gardens and meadows. The oldest part of the property is Georgian with later additions. Whilst the property has been renovated to a high standard over the years, the owners have been careful to maintain many of the character features including a
beautiful panelled sitting room, splendid plasterwork and large sash windows.


Whitehouse is situated in between the pretty Hertfordshire villages of Chandler's Cross and Sarratt, within a Conservation Area and a designated Area of outstanding Natural Beauty. Amongst the beautiful surrounding villages of Belsize, Chipperfield, Chandler's Cross and Sarratt there are 4 pubs, a village shop, 2 village schools and a post office. It is also close to Chorleywood, Rickmansworth, Little Chalfont, Berkhamsted and the market town of Amersham, all of which contain a broad selection of shops, boutiques, restaurants and supermarkets. The larger centre of Watford is nearby and Central London is only about 24 miles away.


Lot 1 - Whitehouse

The ground floor accommodation is well laid out and flexible, with high ceilings and generously proportioned reception rooms. The kitchen is situated in the heart of the house making a warm and comfortable family environment adjacent to the dining room and aided by a breakfast room, utility room and servery.

The reception hall is large and impressive with a fine wooden staircase at one end. The hall leads to a similarly large drawing room which has stunning views of the garden through large sash windows. A useful wing accessed via the breakfast room comprises a study, bedroom and shower room, playroom and a large triple aspect garden room opening out onto the garden.

On the first floor the master bedroom has the finest southerly view over the garden and countryside beyond through a large bay window, this is accompanied by a spacious shower room. In addition on the first and second floors there are 10 more bedrooms, all with tall ceiling heights, serviced by three bathrooms and a shower room.

Party Barn
This has been magnificently refurbished into a large vaulted
dining hall perfect for entertaining with kitchen, WC, two galleries and shower room.

The Lodge
This very useful ancillary accommodation comprises a kitchen, utility room, dining room, sitting room, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a separate drive to parking and a large single garage.

Gardens & Grounds
The house enjoys beautiful views over the grounds with a lawn, half walled garden and avenue of trees to focus the eye to the south. Meadows surround the garden on three sides to ensure privacy and a long tree lined drive approaches the house to the original Georgian house. There is an abundance of garaging with the tennis court behind this, conveniently close to the house but out of eyeshot.

Lot 2 - Well-kept woodland and arable farmland extending to about 151.43 acres in all. Available by separate negotiation with a guide price of £1.5million.

Acreage: 20.33 Acres


From M25 J20: Take the exit onto the A41 south to Watford, after a short while take the first right hand turn onto Langleybury Lane. Continue on this until just before the rear entrance to The Grove where the road bears right and becomes Fir Tree Hill towards Chandler's Cross. In the centre of the village turn right onto Chandlers Lane, after half a mile the entrance to Whitehouse can be found on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 June 2016

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