From the oak framed porch, a door opens to the entrance hall which has picture windows to the frontand stairs to the first floor with an understairs storage cupboard. In addition, there are two further built-inshelved cupboards. The cloakroom comprises a wash basin and WC and has a front aspect providing natural light. From the entrance hall, Karndean flooring continues through to the inner hall and ground floor bedrooms.
The sitting room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed oakbeams. There are two sets of double doors which open to the garden, and the wood burning stove is set into a fireplace with a carved wood mantel and surround. The floor is of solid oak and the oak and glass galleried landing can be viewed above. Further double doors open to the family room which has two sets of double doors to the gardens.
There is a freestanding contemporary wood burning stove and the limestone floor with underfloor heating continues through to the kitchen/breakfast room. The dining room has a stable style door and a window to the front.
The ceiling is vaulted with exposed beams and the floor has been laid with Karndean flooring. There is a bespoke fitted cupboard and book shelving, and the oak and glass galleried landing can be viewed is provided for a table and chairs.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room
The kitchen/breakfast room overlooks the gardens and has double doors to the terrace. There is a range of stone coloured Shaker style storage units, drawers, pan drawers, a recycling bin drawer, shelved larder cupboards with bi-fold doors, a corner cupboard with shelving, an inset sink with a spray tap, and granite work surfaces. In addition, there is an island unit with purple coloured storage cupboards, drawers, basket drawers, granite work surface and a solid oak breakfast bar with seating for four. Integrated appliances include
an oven, a microwave oven, a wine cooler, a dishwasher and a Calor gas fuelled Aga. Space is provided for a fridge/freezer. The utility room has a front aspect, a range of Shaker style units, shelved cupboards, an inset butler's sink and a solid oak work surface. Space is provided for a washing machine and a tumble dryer.
Ground Floor Bedrooms and Bathroom
Bedroom three is dual aspect and has a built-in wardrobe with mirrored doors. Bedrooms four and six have Karndean flooring and a rear aspect with views over fields. Bedroom five has views of the gardens to the side.
The bathroom comprises a freestanding bath with a shower attachment, a walk-in triple shower cubicle with a rain head shower and a
handheld shower, a WC and a wash basin with drawers beneath.
First Floor Playroom and Study Area
The playroom has a Velux window to the rear and space for sofas. A walkway leads to a study area which has natural light from the front
aspect. From the playroom, there is an oak and glass framed galleried landing which leads to the master bedroom.
First Floor Bedrooms and Bathrooms
The master bedroom measures 25 ft. In length and has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams.
Doors open to the balcony which overlooks fields with views of the Chiltern Hills beyond. Velux windows provide further natural light.
The dressing room has a light connected, natural light and a range of furniture including drawers, shelving and hanging space. The en suite includes a freestanding copper slipper bath with a shower attachment, a walk-in triple shower cubicle with a rain head and hand held shower, a WC, and Villeroy and Boch twin wash basins set into a walnut wood unit withdrawers beneath and cupboards above. There is further storage set into the eaves. The guest bedroom is dual aspect with views towards theChiltern Hills. There is a built-in wardrobe, a shelved cupboard, display shelving and an eaves cupboard. The en suite includes a freestanding bath, a wash basin and a WC.
Detached Garage and Home Office
The oak framed triple garage has three sets of oak double doors to the front, power and light connected, and plumbing for a washing machine. An external staircase leads to the home office above which has two dormer windows to the front, eaves storage cupboards
and built-in cupboards. The en suite comprises a shower cubicle, a wash basin and a WC. The home office and en suite have the potential for conversion to au pair/ancillary accommodation subject to planning consent.
Office Block, Stables and Detached Barn
Within the grounds is an office block comprising two offices which are dual aspect and 32 ft. In length, a reception area, a kitchen and two cloakrooms. The stable block comprises three loose boxes and a tack room. To the rear of the stables is a detached open fronted barn which measures 2,579 sq. Ft.
Gardens and Grounds
Lower Meadow is approached via a private drive and electronically controlled timber gates which open to
secure private grounds and a grey block paveddriveway. The lawned gardens wrap around the property
and include flagstone paved terraces taking advantage of the southerly aspect, a variety of mature trees, flower and shrub beds and borders, and raised vegetable plots.
There is a greenhouse and a timber building which is used for storage.The pergola provides space for seating beneath and the ornamental pond is surrounded by mature shrubs. The grounds are enclosed by timber fencing and mature hedges and measure approximately 6.7 acres in total. They also include a manège, a tennis court and paddocks.
This spacious home is located in private gardens/grounds and has been completely refurbished and extended by the present owners to an exceptional standard. This charming home offers huge flexibility.
Stoke Mandeville is a well located village to the south-east of Aylesbury in the county of Buckinghamshire and it has a local church and 3 local pubs, The Bell, The Woolpack and Bulls Head. Stoke Mandeville Hospital has the largest spinal injuries ward in Europe, and is the birthplace of the Paralympic movement.
Stoke Mandeville railway station is within a half mile walk and is served by Chiltern Railways to London Marylebone southbound which is usually around 51 minutes journey time. By road, Oxford, Hemel Hempstead, Milton Keynes and London are all easily accessible.
On the direct rail route from Aylesbury to London Marylebone and with easy road access, Wendover is in the Metropolitan Green Belt and Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is well situated to give the city-tired visitor a peaceful interlude in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside.
Wendover boasts a distinctive red brick, spired clock tower at its centre, which was built in 1842. The town has had a Royal charter to hold a weekly market since 1464, which is held every Thursday, while there is a Farmers' Market held on the third Saturday of each month.
As well as the Ridgeway National Trail that passes down the main High Street, there are 33 miles of public rights of way and bridleways criss-crossing the parish. These paths will take you over the open chalk downland of Coombe Hill with its impressive monument to the local men who died in the Boer War, to the pretty hamlet of Dunsmore in the spring where you can enjoy the carpet of bluebells, and through the shaded woods on Boddington Hill. Here you can enjoy specially prepared cycle routes, all ability walks and barbecue sites, as well as play areas for the children.
Don't miss out on visiting Wendover Woods where you can visit their Cafe in the Woods, take part in their fitness trail and swing through the tree tops with Go Ape.
Wendover is situated at the terminus of the Wendover Arm of the Grand Union Canal. Disused for over a century, the arm is in the process of being restored by the Wendover Arm Trust. Remote and rural for almost all its length, the canal attracts much local wildlife.
The high street offers boutique clothes shops and quaint antique shops and there are a selection of restaurants and cafes that are perfect for anything from a bite to eat to a special dinner.
Stoke Mandeville railway station approx. 1.5 miles
(Marylebone 53 minutes)
Wendover approx. 2 miles
Aylesbury approx. 3.5 miles
M25 junction 20 approx. 18 miles