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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashendon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18

Sold STC £925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Modern detached house
  • Five bedrooms, three bathrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, utility room
  • Integral double garage, block paved driveway
  • South facing rear garden backing onto farmland
  • Panoramic far reaching views over open countryside
  • Catchment for Waddesdon Upper School and Aylesbury grammar schools

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A modern five bedroom detached house with far reaching panoramic views towards The Chilterns and 3,071 sq. ft. of versatile accommodation including a double garage. The Ridge House is situated in an elevated position with a south facing rear garden backing onto open farmland. The split level property has potential for further accommodation incorporating the integral double garage subject to the necessary consents. The majority of the reception rooms have double doors to the terrace with views over open countryside. The village of Ashendon offers The Hundred public house and restaurant, a church, a village hall and playing fields. Waddesdon is approximately 4.5 miles away and has the National Trust owned Waddesdon Manor, a village shop, a post office, public houses, restaurants, hotels, a village hall and a coffee shop. The property is also in catchment for Westcott Church of England School and Waddesdon Church of England Upper School.

Utility Room 
The utility room is dual aspect with views to the rear and a courtesy door to the side. There is a range of storage units, a glass display cabinet, an inset sink and work surfaces. Space is provided for a washing machine, a tumble dryer, fridge/freezers and a microwave oven.

First Floor Landing and Bedrooms 
The split level landing has a front aspect and stairs to the upper landings. The master bedroom overlooks the rear garden and has panoramic views over open countryside. There is a built-in double shelved cupboard, two double wardrobes with hanging space and eaves storage cupboards. Within the room, there is a shower cubicle and a cloakroom comprising a wash basin and a WC. Bedrooms two and three have vaulted ceilings and open countryside views to the rear, with bedroom three currently in use as a study.

Upper Landings, Bedrooms and Bathrooms 
The principal upper landing has a front aspect, a built-in cupboard with hanging space and shelving, and an airing cupboard. Bedroom four overlooks the front via two Velux windows. The family bathroom has a freestanding roll top cast iron bath with a shower attachment, a wash basin and a WC. Bedroom five is accessed via the second upper landing and is dual aspect. The second family bathroom includes a bath with a shower attachment, a wash basin and a WC.

Integral Double Garage 
The double garage has an electrically controlled up and over door to the front, is dual aspect and has a courtesy door to the rear. Power and light are connected.

Outside - Front 
The Ridge House is approached via an electrically operated five bar timber gate and a block paved driveway with space for parking. There are areas of lawn with mature shrubs and two separate side gates lead to the rear garden.

Rear Garden 
The southerly facing rear garden backs onto open farmland and is principally laid to lawn with an Indian sandstone paved terrace. Mature shrubs and flower borders surround the lawn and a paved path leads to the concealed oil tank and to two storage sheds. The grounds of The Ridge House are enclosed by timber fencing and mature hedging.

The market town of Thame is 7.5 miles away and offers a range of shops, boutiques, restaurants, beauty/hair salons and sports facilities. The property also lies between Aylesbury and Bicester with both towns having commuter rail links to London. Aylesbury (approximately 10 miles) has a choice of shopping, social and sports facilities, the Waterside Theatre, grammar schools, a college and university, and a mainline railway station with Marylebone reached in 60 minutes. Bicester (approximately 11.5 miles) also offers a range of shopping facilities including Bicester Village Outlet Centre and a mainline railway station with Marylebone reached in 59 minutes.

Sitting Room and Garden Room 
The sitting room is dual aspect with picture windows overlooking the side patio and double doors opening to the rear garden with panoramic views towards The Chilterns. There is a sandstone fireplace with a gas coal effect fire which is fuelled by Calor gas bottles. Double doors open to the garden room which has a vaulted glass roof and double doors to the garden with views over open farmland.

Dining Room and Family Room 
The dining room also has panoramic views over farmland and countryside and there are double doors to the terrace. The family room has a side aspect, built-in display and book shelving, and an Adam style fireplace with inset marble and an electric fire.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of handmade solid oak storage units, drawers, pan drawers, display shelving, larder cupboards, a butler’s sink and blue granite work surfaces. Integrated Bosch appliances include a double oven, a four ring induction hob with an extractor above, and a dishwasher. Space is provided for a breakfast table with seating for four and double doors open to the rear terrace with elevated views of open countryside and farmland.

Entrance Hall and Inner Hall 
A hardwood door opens to the entrance hall which has an opening to the inner hall. The inner hall is split level, has a front aspect and three built-in storage cupboards with hanging space and shelving. There are stairs to the first floor landing and the lower inner hall which has a reading area and an understairs storage cupboard. The cloakroom comprises a wash basin and a WC.

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16 November 2016

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