5 bedroom detached house for sale

Witheridge Lane, Penn, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP10

Guide Price £4,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning approach and south facing gardens
  • Leisure complex with pool
  • Beautifully landscaped and maintained grounds with ponds
  • Six bay garaging
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Wonderful family residence set in beautiful landscaped grounds of over 4.5 acres.

Location

Beaconsfield Train Station 2.6 miles (for Marylebone fast trains from 23 minutes); High Wycombe Train Station 4.7 miles (for Marylebone fast trains 30 minutes); M40 (J3 for London) 3 miles; Heathrow Airport 18 miles; Central London (Baker Street) 28 miles.

Situated in a beautiful secluded setting high on Penn Ridge, on the edge of this attractive village with its green and duck pond, as well as a convenience store and an independent delicatessen for day to day needs. There are three pubs; Old Queens Head (gastro pub), The Red Lion (country village pub overlooking the green and duck pond), the Horse and Jockey (village pub) and first and middle schools.

Conveniently located for the countryside of The Chilterns, the property is well placed for commuting to central London from Beaconsfield and High Wycombe train stations, both a few miles distant. Road connections are also good with the A404, which links with junction 4 of the M40 (leading to the M25 and M4) and the M4 (junction 8/9) for the West.

There is a wealth of sporting and recreational amenities available in the local area including golf at Beaconsfield, Temple and The Buckinghamshire Golf Clubs. Stoke Park Golf and Country Club has outstanding leisure and recreational facilities and is about 10 miles distant and Bisham Abbey, one of Sport England's National Sports Centres, is about 8 miles away. Henley and Marlow offer rowing clubs and the local towns have popular rugby, football and tennis clubs.

Buckinghamshire is renowned for its choice and standard of schooling. The county is one of the last to maintain the traditional grammar school system. Independent schools in the area include Eton College, Wycombe Abbey, Caldicott, The Beacon, Godstowe and Davenies.

Description

Penbury Woods is a substantial family residence believed to date from the early 1900s. The house occupies beautifully landscaped and maintained park like grounds of over 4.5 acres. The grounds are secluded and set behind secure video entry gates with a sweeping gravel driveway leading up to the house. A large garage block offers room for six cars and has a flat adjacent and above. A leisure complex includes a magnificent indoor pool with changing rooms and sauna.

A wide front door leads into the entrance hall with cloaks cupboard and cloakroom fitted in a white suite. A door leads into the main reception hall with French doors onto the rear terrace and stairs to the first floor. The drawing room is a well proportioned, triple aspect room with views over the formal gardens. The focal point of the room is a large inglenook style fireplace with herringbone brick detail and windows to either side. French doors lead out onto the terrace. The study has an array of bespoke fitted furniture and storage. The dining room is a perfect room for entertaining with room for a large dining table, a fireplace with an 'Adam' style surround and glorious views over the gardens. The kitchen offers an extensive range of luxury units with marble work surfaces and Miele integrated appliances. A central island unit has further storage with an induction hob and warming drawers. A door leads into the breakfast room with its walk in bay window, fitted display unit and ample space for a large table. Double doors lead into the stunning hexagonal conservatory/garden room with Italian mixed stone floors French doors onto the rear terrace and views over the gardens. A rear lobby area with storage, utility room and further cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation.

On the first floor the master bedroom suite comprises of a dressing room with fitted wardrobes, a large bedroom with further fitted wardrobes, door to a small balcony and beautiful views over the gardens to woodland beyond. The luxurious en suite bath/shower room has a white suite with separate shower cubicle and is dressed in marble tiling. Two further double bedrooms enjoy garden views to the rear, both with wardrobes and they are served by a family bath/shower room. The remaining bedrooms have views to the front and side and share a 'Jack and Jill' bathroom.

Gardens and outbuildings
Penbury Woods is approached via video electric solid entrance gates onto an impressive sweeping lamp lit gravel driveway with beautifully manicured lawn areas to either side with a variety of mature trees and fine shrubs. A gravel parking and turning area lies to the front of the house leading to a paved area in front of the garaging which consists of six bay covered parking. Adjacent and partially over this is a staff/au pair flat with a bedroom, sitting/dining room, kitchen and bathroom with separate external staircase and secondary door at ground floor level. A paved area between the house and behind the garaging leads to the superb indoor leisure complex with large swimming pool with 'jacuzzi', seating and bar area ideal for entertaining. Two sets of French doors open out onto an external terrace. In addition to the pool, there are two changing rooms with showers, a separate WC, pump room and sauna.

The gardens to the rear of the house offer a park like setting, with an expanse of Yorkstone terrace adjacent to the house with two summer houses, formal garden areas and a par terre garden with clipped box hedging and rose borders. The remainder of the formal gardens are laid to a large expanse of lawn with mature trees and further shrub borders. To the very rear and side of the grounds are two areas of light woodland and three ponds connected by a waterfall. There is external lighting round the garden which goes down as far as the ponds.

The grounds are highly secluded and a sheer delight being bordered by woodland and extending to some 4.6 acres in all.

Services
All mains services connected.

Please note that none of the services have been tested.

Square Footage: 7,597 sq ft
Acreage: 4.65 Acres


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30 December 2017

Nearest stations

  • Beaconsfield (1.8 mi)
  • Seer Green (3.1 mi)
  • High Wycombe (3.2 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Beaconsfield (1.8 mi)
  • Seer Green (3.1 mi)
  • High Wycombe (3.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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01494 350066 Local call rate

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