Detached house for sale in Old School Hill, Ley Hill, Chesham HP5

Guide price £1,150,000
Detached house for sale - 4 bedrooms 4 1 3
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Property features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Cloakroom
  • Office/Study
  • Utility Room
  • Reception Room
  • Orangery/Garden Room
  • Open Plan Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom

Property description

Originally a farmers cottage, this beautiful period residence has been sympathetically enlarged and much improved over the years to provide spacious and adaptable living accommodation. The ground floor comprises a formal entrance with cloakroom, leading into a stunning reception room (currently used as a study) with panelled walls and a large window overlooking gardens to the front. French doors open into one of the more recent additions; a delightful oak framed orangery that enjoys the south easterly aspect to the rear. A further spacious reception room boasts original ceiling beams and a log burner, leading into a Kitchen Breakfast Room. Within the kitchen is an electric aga, ample work surfaces, storage and space for appliances. To one side, the breakfast cum eating area has custom bench seating, space for a dining table and access to the rear terrace. Beyond the kitchen is a stunning dining room with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, a separate external access to the front and an attractive open fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast.

Situated on the first floor are four good size bedrooms; two of which have built in wardrobes and all enjoy various aspects of the grounds. Servicing these rooms is a well-appointed family bathroom suite incorporating a free standing roll top bath, shower cubicle, WC and hand basin.<br/><br/><b>Outside</b><br/><br/>The property is approached to the front via an open gravel drive, leading to a sizeable garage and workshop within. A set of stairs to the back of the garage leads up to a store room which could be easily converted to a home office cum bonus room if required.

A pedestrian pathway from the drive opens into the beautifully kept gardens to the front, featuring a pretty water well with tiled canopy, well stocked flower and shrub beds, together with a large expanse of lawn. The property is bounded by mature hedging giving a good degree of privacy.

Enclosed on both sides by beautiful brick retaining walls, the attractive south easterly facing gardens to the rear enjoy delightful far reaching views over neighbouring farmland. Within the garden is a further expanse of lawn, raised beds shrubs and a variety of specimen plants and trees. Adjoining the house is a brick paved terrace for outdoor entertaining whilst at the rear of plot is a summerhouse / garden store.<br/><br/><b>Situation</b><br/><br/>The property is located in a semi rural yet convenient location in Ley Hill, surrounded by woodland, open farmland and opposite the village Golf Club. Chesham town centre lies approximately two miles distant with its Metropolitan Line station and shopping and leisure facilities. Ley Hill has two popular pubs and a highly regarded junior school. Berkhamsted, four and a half miles away, has shopping facilities plus a wide selection of cafes and restaurants and rail service to London Euston. The A41 (approx. 4 miles) provides easy connection to motorways and airports. The area provides highly regarded schools, state and private, including Chesham Preparatory School, Chesham Grammar and Dr Challoner's Grammars. Entrance criteria for state schools is available on .

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