Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, HP22
- 4 - 5 bedrooms
- 5 reception rooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 6.73 acres
Constructed of red brick with some blue bricks, the principal part of the house has a hipped tile roof behind a brick parapet. The impressive south front of the house has 3 bays of widely sashed windows and the central bay projects out, under a triangular pediment with an inset circular panel. Stone steps lead up to the front door, with a Gibbs door surround and dentil pediment in masonry imitating painted wood.
The house has a combination of fine, formal reception rooms and comfortable family rooms on the ground floor. From the impressive principal reception/staircase hall, a door leads to the double aspect dining room. Opposite, on the other side of the hall, is the drawing room with steps down to the family room. Steps lead down from the hall to the inner hall, gymnasium, wine cellar and store room. There is a WC off the inner hall, aswell as the kitchen/breakfast room, with a butler's pantry. There is also a study and sitting room on this floor, along with a large utility/boot room and further WC.
The first floor comprises a large principal bedroom suite including a large bedroom, dressing room (with separate access to the landing) and en suite bathroom. There is a second bedroom with en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms, family bathroom and a study/bedroom 5.
The former stables and coach house are also Grade II listed and now comprise former stables, a tack room, stores double garage and boiler room.
The property is approached by a long entrance drive, with mature hedging either side, which then splits, sweeping around to the front of the house or to the cobbled courtyard parking area and garaging to the rear of the house. The principal formal garden area, including kitchen garden is situated to the east of the drive. The beautifully landscaped formal and lawned gardens have a stream running through it, with ponds. There is a fruit orchard, wildflower meadow, greenhouse, stream-side summerhouse/outdoor dining area as well as a tennis court. As well as the parkland field there are post and rail paddocks with a separate stable block with two stables and a tack room/feed store.
In all about 6.73 acres
A significant secondary house, Home Farm, and gardens are also available separately (Lot 2). Please contact the selling agents for further details.
Rookery House is located in Aston Clinton, which lies to the south-east of Aylesbury. The village offers a local shop, post office, churches, doctors surgery and a choice of public houses and restaurants. Nearby Wendover has an interesting mixture of cafes, restaurants, boutiques and shops. The town of Aylesbury offers a comprehensive range of amenities including good shopping and entertainment facilities. Aston Clinton is conveniently located for the A41 providing access to the M25 and M1, Chiltern Railway services from Stoke Mandeville and Wendover to London Marylebone and also London Euston from Tring.
Buckinghamshire is renowned for its educational facilities and there is a primary school in the village with Grammar schools in Aylesbury and The John Colet in Wendover. There is a good selection of private schools in the area including the Tring Park Arts Educational Theatre School and Berkhamsted School.
A41 1 mile
Tring 3.3 miles
London Euston 39 minutes
Aylesbury 3.8 miles
London Marylebone 50 minutes
Central London 41 miles
(All distances and times are approximate)
Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, HP22
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Stoke Mandeville Station2.5 miles
- Wendover Station2.7 miles
- Aylesbury Station3.8 miles
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