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Butlers Court, Queen Elizabeth Crescent, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9

Guide Price
£1,175,000
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Savills, Beaconsfield
PROPERTY TYPE
Apartment
BEDROOMS
x2
BATHROOMS
x2

Key features

  • Prestigious gated development
  • Conveniently located in Beaconsfield Old Town
  • First floor two bedroom apartment
  • Two generous balconies
  • Garage and parking space
  • EPC Rating = B

Property description

Tenure: Leasehold

Westerly facing first floor apartment with views over maintained walled gardens.

Description

Butlers Court is a home with a history. Conceived in 1891 as the prestigious retirement residence of a well-established Beaconsfield gentleman, Arthur Grenfell, with all the style, grandeur and distinction that befitted a man of such means. When he died in 1895 he left the house to his younger brother Francis Grenfell, who added the eastern library wing. He was an Army officer who spent most of his career in South Africa and Egypt rising to the rank of Field Marshall and ultimately being made a baron in 1902-3. Thereafter the house was owned by Francis Reckitt, chairman of Reckitt & Sons /Reckitt & Coleman and subsequently army captain Shirley Sutton Timmis. During World War II Butlers Court became a Red Cross hospital for men of the Free French navy during which time we understand it was visited by Charles DeGaulle. Most latterly prior to the conversion by St James (part of the Berkeley Homes Group) the building was owned by the paper making firm of Wiggins Teape`

Butlers Court is now a prestigious gated development of six units of very high quality which take advantage of some of the wonderful original period features, for example the high ceilings with cornicing and wide staircase in the impressive hall. At the same time care has been taken to ensure the apartments also have stylish contemporary fixtures and fittings appropriate to properties of this calibre. This is one of the two first floor apartments and has two generous balconies, the one off the Family Room faces west so catches wonderful afternoon and evening sunshine and looks down the beautiful walled garden which is available for all the residents. The apartment has its own lockable garage and a parking space to the front of the building.

Below are some of the features from the original specification.

Kitchens/Family Rooms
Fully fitted Alno kitchen units from Germany
Miele appliances including single oven, combination microwave oven, induction hob, extractor and wine cooler
Fully integrated Miele dishwasher and larder fridge
Double bowl sink and drainer with designer tap and pull out spray
Silestone worktop with upstand
LED lighting under wall units
Large Saloni ceramic floor tiles

Utility/Laundry Rooms
Full height Miele freezer
Miele washing machine and tumble dryer
Water softener

En suites/Cloakrooms
Villeroy & Boch basins with chrome fittings (dual basins to the principal en suite)
Soft close Villeroy & Boch wall mounted W/C with chrome dual flush plate and concealed cistern
Low profile walk-in shower trays with glazed screen to en suites
Villeroy & Bosch quartz-based Quaryl bath to principal en suite
Built-in mirrored storage cabinet with internal lighting and shaver point to principal en suite
Chrome ladder heated towel rail to en suites
Full height Saloni ceramic wall and floor tiles

Internal Finishes
Glazed doors to reception rooms
Floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobe to the principal bedroom
Bespoke fully fitted dressing area with wardrobes to the second bedroom

Electrics and Lighting
Wiring for Sky+ to living room looped to all bedrooms
Wall mounted media plates to lounge, kitchen/family room and principal bedroom, and provision for wall mounted TVs
Sonos speakers to living room, kitchen/family room and principal bedroom
Five amp lighting circuit to living room and principal bedroom
Wiring for home audio and data distribution system to all rooms including ceiling speaker wiring
All apartments benefit from a communal satellite and aerial distribution system
Power and lighting to garage

Services
All mains services connected. Please note that none of the services have been tested.

Location

The New Town, just over half a mile away, offers an excellent range of shops including a Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and a Marks & Spencer Simply Food plus a selection of cafes and bars and restaurants. There is also a library and a main line train station with services to London (Marylebone, approximately 30 minutes) and close by is the Old Town which provides an excellent range of restaurants and pubs together with some specialist shops.

The M40 motorway is just over 2 miles away, providing fast access to the M25, London and Oxford.

The area is well served with excellent schools, both grammar and private and has a range of leisure and sporting venues including those for squash, tennis, cricket, rugby, football, golf and horse riding.

All times and distances are approximate and correct at the time of writing.

Square Footage: 1,985 sq ft
Leasehold with approximately 993 years remaining.


Directions

From Beaconsfield Old Town heading towards the New Town, take the fourth turning on the left into Wattleton Road. After passing Beaconsfield High School turn into Redwood Place on the right and the entrance to Butlers Court will be seen shortly on the left.

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Butlers Court, Queen Elizabeth Crescent, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9

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  • Beaconsfield Station0.6 miles
  • Seer Green Station1.8 miles
  • Bourne End Station3.2 miles
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