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5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Mount Pleasant, Chearsley Road, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, HP18

Offers in Region of £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Country house set in approx. 1.6 acres
  • Five bedrooms, four bathrooms
  • Five reception rooms
  • Conservatory opening to a sunken hot tub
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, boot room
  • Annexe/au pair accommodation potential
  • Double garage, store room and workshop
  • Potential for a paddock, surrounded by fields

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A five bedroom country house located in a private and rural position with 4,214 sq. ft. of accommodation including potential for an annexe and set in 1.6 acres. Hillsdale House was originally an array of cattle barns which were converted in 1996 by the current owners. The house is situated along a private drive and is surrounded by open fields with panoramic countryside views. There is also the potential to create a paddock to the rear of the garden. This versatile house has two separate wings which offer potential for an annexe/au pair accommodation, and there is open plan entertaining space including a conservatory which opens to a seating area and a sunken hot tub. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, an oak minstrel gallery and church doors are among some of the character features. Long Crendon offers a variety of facilities including a village shop, a post office, a coffee shop, a florist, a library, a primary school, a church and publics houses/restaurants.

Entrance Hall 
A glazed door opens to the entrance hall which has access to bedroom accommodation and the drawing room.

Drawing Room, Sitting Room and Conservatory 
The drawing room is triple aspect with a glazed door to the side and arrow slit windows. A feature of this room is the Derby Stove set into a stone fireplace with an inset beam mantle. Oak flooring continues through to the sitting room which has a glazed door and picture windows to the front lawn. An oak staircase leads to the conservatory and continues to the minstrel gallery above. The ceiling is vaulted with exposed beams and a stone fireplace with a central double wood burning stove divides the sitting room from the dining/family room. The conservatory is of aluminium and double glazed construction with views of the rear garden. Bi-fold doors open to the decked seating area and a sunken hot tub. The tiled floor has underfloor heating.

Study and Sitting/Family Room 
The study has a glazed door to the front lawn and a door to the sitting/family room. The sitting/family room is dual aspect with windows to the front lawn and views of farmland to the side. There is a fireplace with an inset gas stove and a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. A wooden staircase leads to bedroom two and a spiral staircase leads to bedroom three.

Dining/Family Room and Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
The dining/family room is dual aspect with glazed doors to the front lawn and the rear garden. Space is provided for a dining table and a sofa. The ceiling is vaulted with exposed beams and the flagstone floor continues through to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen/breakfast room is also dual aspect with views of the rear garden and countryside beyond, and a courtesy door to the kitchen patio. There is a range of white high gloss storage units, drawers, shelved cupboards, a breakfast bar with seating for five, and marble work surfaces. The central island unit contains further storage cupboards and pan drawers. Appliances include a Stoves range cooker with an extractor above, a fridge, an oil fired four oven Aga set into a brick chimney breast, and a dishwasher. Space is provided for an American style fridge/freezer.

Inner Hall, Utility Room and Boot Room 
The inner hall has a picture window and a glazed door to the front lawn. There is access to the utility room and to further bedroom/living accommodation which has the potential for an annexe. The utility room has a stable door to the kitchen patio, a range of storage units, shelved cupboards, a double butler’s sink and work surfaces. Space is provided for a washing machine, a tumble dryer and a fridge/freezer. There is also a WC. The boot room also has storage cupboards, coats hanging space and access to the boiler cupboard.

Ground Floor Bathroom 
The ground floor bathroom which is accessed from the sitting/family room comprises a bath with a shower attachment, a shower cubicle with a power shower, a wash basin and a WC.

Further Ground Floor Living Accommodation, Bedrooms and Bathrooms 
From the entrance hall, there is access to a further ground floor bathroom, two bedrooms and further living accommodation, all of which has the potential for an annexe. The bathroom has an airing cupboard and a suite of a bath with a shower attachment and a shower above, a wash basin and a WC. Bedroom four is dual aspect with views over countryside. There is a range of fitted furniture including a wardrobe, cupboards and drawers. A door leads to an inner hall which has a stable door to the front lawn. Bedroom five overlooks fields to the side and has a fitted wardrobe. The sitting room/kitchen is dual aspect and has a range of storage units, an inset sink, work surfaces and a microwave oven. A fireplace with a tiled hearth provides space for an electric fire/stove. The shower room includes a shower cubicle with a power shower, a wash basin and a WC.

Minstrel Gallery and Master Suite 
The staircase leading to the solid oak minstrel gallery was originally from an old manor house. The gallery is dual aspect with full length picture windows and uninterrupted views over open countryside. There is a full height exposed brick chimney breast with an inset gas coal effect fire. The master bedroom is triple aspect with views towards Waddesdon Manor. The ceiling is vaulted with exposed beams and the walk-in wardrobe has a light connected, hanging space and a feature leaded light window overlooking the sitting room. The en suite shower room also overlooks the sitting room and comprises a suite of a shower cubicle with a power shower, a wash basin, a bidet and a WC. There are fitted cabinets with mirror doors.

Other First Floor Bedrooms 
Bedroom two has a front aspect and panoramic views towards The Chilterns. A range of built-in furniture is provided which includes hanging space, storage cupboards and drawers. Bedroom three has eaves storage, built-in cupboards and drawers, and a Velux window with views over farmland.

Double Garage and Store Room 
The double garage has two sets of timber double doors to the front and power and light connected. The store room also has power and light connected.

Grounds 
Hillsdale House is approached via black wrought iron gates and private drive which leads to gravelled parking. Within the U-shape of the barn, there is a lawned garden which is flanked with flower and shrub borders and surrounded with block paved paths. The orchard has a fresh water stone well and a variety of fruit trees including apple, cherry, peach, and plum. From the orchard, the lawn continues around the property to a greenhouse and a timber built workshop. The kitchen patio is paved for seating with tiered flower pot space behind.

Rear Garden 
The rear garden is principally laid to lawn with a decked seating and entertaining area with external lights, a glass panelled surround and a sunken hot tub. Within the garden, there is a variety of mature trees and a central flower and shrub bed. Beyond the central bed, there is a further lawned garden which has the potential for a paddock. The mature grounds of Hillsdale House measure approximately 1.6 acres and are surrounded by fencing and hedging with panoramic views of open countryside.

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19 September 2016

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  • Haddenham & Thame Parkway (2.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael Graham, Aylesbury

28 Temple Street, Aylesbury, HP20 2RQ

01296 535148 Local call rate

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