Farnham Common, Buckinghamshire, SL2 3ND

Guide Price:

£ 1,195,000
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Jonathan Mannings
0118 208 1616
07432 001 377

Key Features:​

  • A handsome Grade 2 listed village house offering generous 5 bed family accommodation situated within easy walking distance of local amenities and nearby Burnham Beeches
  • Characterful cottage interiors with scope to extend or repurpose (subject to necessary consents)
  • Within easy access of the motorway network; M4, M40, M25 & Heathrow
  • Ready access to excellent range of public and private schools some within easy walking distance
  • Prominently situated, detached two-storey converted coach house ideal for those wishing to run their own business or work from home or for use as an annexe

A Charming Grade II listed village house in excess of 2,800 sqft including a detached 2 storey studio/office, ideal for those wishing to run a business, work from home or use as a self contained annexe.

Built in the reign of Queen Anne, this handsome Grade II listed former farmhouse is prominently located within level walking distance of the multiple village amenities. Having been the subject of considerable improvement and expenditure by the current owners, the house offers scope for further extension subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

The detached studio/office makes this an ideal choice for those wishing to run a business or to simply have somewhere separate from the house from which to work from home. 
The property is set within beautifully landscaped and maintained gardens surrounded by a high brick wall providing a sense of privacy and seclusion and benefits from a large gravel drive providing parking for multiple cars. 
An outstanding feature of the property is the imposing Wisteria clad, covered entrance which opens to the dining hall with inglenook fireplace and double doors which lead to a bright, double aspect Morning Room with feature cast iron fireplace. 
The charming drawing room has an impressive inglenook fireplace with cast iron log burner and beamed ceiling creating a cosy, welcoming feel.  French windows open onto the beautifully landscaped rear garden.  
The well-proportioned kitchen offers a range of fitted cupboards beneath granite work surfaces and incorporates a range of appliances including an integrated Liebherr fridge freezer, Smeg dishwasher, single oven and induction hob.  A large glass topped island provides seating for informal family dining. 
Adjacent to the kitchen is an attractive reception room currently used as a study and a large utility room with extensive range of cupboards and plumbing for laundry appliances. 
To the rear, is a double aspect, en-suite bedroom with vaulted beamed ceiling which completes the ground floor accommodation. This would make an ideal space for visiting guests but also offers scope to extend and enlarge the kitchen to create a large farmhouse kitchen style space potentially with double door access to the courtyard garden which has been beautifully planted and has an attractive well and oak framed garden store/office. 
At first floor, four bedrooms, one with en-suite shower-room are located together with a beautifully appointed family bathroom. 
A real feature of this village house is the beautifully landscaped cottage style garden with expansive lawned area and well stocked herbaceous borders offering a number of secluded seating areas providing the ideal setting for al fresco dining.  A rose covered archway, leads to the large carp pond with Monet style bridge and water cascade. Two well screened sheds and log store provide further storage.   
The property is approached through double wooden gates and the adjacent detached former stable building provides a self-contained office/studio arranged over two floors with kitchenette and WC.
Farnham Common is an attractive Buckinghamshire village located on the edge of Burnham Beeches, a 374 hectare National Nature reserve which offers a vast array of opportunities for families to enjoy the many trails and open spaces set within its ancient woods. 
The vibrant village hosts a range of cafes and restaurants as well as a number of convenience stores including a Sainsbury’s Local and Tesco Metro. Three miles to the north, Gerrards Cross offers a large Waitrose and a frequent rail service to Marylebone (approx. 20 mins) 
National road and rail connections are excellent with the M4, M40 and M25 all being readily accessible and Slough train station offering frequent services to London Paddington (approx. 15 mins). The opening of Crossrail, now planned for 2023, will enhance connectivity to The City and onward rail services to Europe. Heathrow airport is located some 12 miles to the East.