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4 bedroom house for sale

Quainton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22

£799,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Early 18th century converted dovecote
  • Four bedrooms, fitted dressing room, three bathrooms
  • Dual aspect sitting/dining room overlooking the gardens
  • Contemporary kitchen/breakfast room, utility room
  • Split level versatile accommodation of 2,364 sq. ft.
  • Double carport, gravelled parking
  • Paddock of approx. 2.5 acres
  • Far reaching views over open countryside

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An 18th century four bedroom converted dovecote situated on a rural development in approximately 2.7 acres with a high specification interior and versatile accommodation. Dove Cote dates back to 1723 and originally formed part of Grange Farm which was a Domesday manor granted before 1146 to Thame Abbey. In 2013 Romark Estates Ltd. converted this individual split level dovecote into a contemporary dwelling with character features including vaulted ceilings, ledge and brace doors and handcrafted ironwork window openings. All doors and window frames are of solid oak. The grounds back onto fields with far reaching views over open countryside. Quainton offers a village store, a butchers shop, tennis courts, a football pitch, a playground, a church and The George and Dragon public house and tea room. Aylesbury is 9 miles away and has shopping and social facilities, the Waterside Theatre, a mainline railway station, schooling - including grammar schools - a college and a university.

Entrance Hall 
A part glazed oak framed door opens to the entrance hall which has views of a natural lake and fields beyond. The ceiling is vaulted, the floor has been laid with tiles and there is underfloor heating. The cloakroom comprises a two piece suite of a Vitra wash basin and a Duravit WC.

Sitting/Dining Room 
The sitting/dining room is accessed via a set of stairs from the entrance hall. This room is dual aspect with glazed double doors opening to the paved terrace and far reaching views over open countryside. A further glazed door opens to a gravelled seating area. Stairs with a storage cupboard under lead to bedroom accommodation and there is underfloor heating.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room is triple aspect with views of the lake and open fields. A solid oak door opens to the front. There is a range of white high gloss and walnut effect storage units, drawers, pan drawers, a recycling bin drawer and Corian work surfaces. In addition, there is an island unit with further storage cupboards, drawers and a breakfast bar with seating for two. Integrated Neff appliances include a full height fridge and a dishwasher. There is also a Rangemaster cooker with an inset extractor above. Space is provided for a breakfast table with seating for six. The tiled floor with underfloor heating continues through to the utility room which overlooks open fields and has a matching range of white high gloss storage units, a broom cupboard, an inset sink and work surfaces. Space is provided for a washing machine, a tumble dryer and a freezer.

Master Bedroom Suite and Guest Bedroom 
The master suite is accessed via an inner hall. The master bedroom has views of the garden, paddock land and countryside views beyond. There are two built-in double wardrobes with hanging space, shelving and solid oak doors. The en suite bathroom comprises a contemporary white suite of a bath, a shower cubicle with a rainwater shower head and a handheld shower, a wash basin with a storage cupboard beneath, and a Duravit WC. The dressing room has a range of fitted hanging space, shelving, drawers and a shelved cupboard with mirror doors. The master suite has underfloor heating and the dressing room has the potential to be used as a fifth bedroom. The guest bedroom is accessed via the entrance hall, overlooks the pond and fields and has underfloor heating. The en suite shower room includes a white suite of a shower cubicle, a Vitra wash basin and a Duravit WC.

First Floor Landing, Bedroom and Shower Room 
The landing overlooks open countryside to the rear and has a walk-in airing cupboard with shelving and storage space. Stairs with a storage cupboard under lead to bedroom four. Bedroom three overlooks fields and countryside beyond. There is a feature cast iron fireplace with a wooden surround and a slate hearth. The shower room comprises a three piece suite of a curved shower cubicle, a Vitra wash basin and a Duravit WC.

Second Floor Bedroom 
Bedroom four has the potential for a number of uses. It is dual aspect with views of Quainton hill and open fields. The walk-in storage cupboard extends the length of the room.

Outside 
Dove Cote is approached via a gravelled driveway which has views of a small lake and fields and has parking for up to eight cars. The double carport provides a further two spaces and has power and light connected. There is a paved area to the front of the property and a timber pedestrian gate leads to the formal gardens. A metal farm gate opens to the paddock. The formal gardens are principally laid to lawn with a raised decked seating area taking advantage of the countryside views and lake. Immediately behind the property, there is a further decked seating area with a hot tub, and an Indian sandstone patio. The lawn is flanked with flower and shrub borders and a timber gate leads to the paddock. The gardens are surrounded by mature hedging and post and rail fencing.

Paddock 
The paddock measures approximately 2.5 acres, backs onto open fields and is surrounded by hedging, trees and fencing. Within the paddock there is a lake and an enclosed area suitable for small animals/chickens.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2016

Nearest station

  • Aylesbury Vale Parkway (4.7 mi)
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28 Temple Street, Aylesbury, HP20 2RQ

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01296 535148 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Aylesbury Vale Parkway (4.7 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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