GENERAL Beechcroft is a wonderful and unique property with many elements to explore. Set within 9.7 acres of land with a private lake and outbuildings, this property has been lived in by the current owners for over thirty years. The main house itself dates back to the 1800s and offers fantastic living accommodation with many character features with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The property has been lovingly extended and restored to enable space for entertaining in the large open plan kitchen/dining room and snug area, as well as an impressive sitting room with large open fireplace. The properties land is extensive with formal landscaped gardens, leading into less formal country gardens laid to lawn, giving way to open countryside for miles. There is an additional property within the land, a detached three-bedroom cottage known as The Bield, which is ideal for further accommodation if required. Situated close to the main house the cottage also benefits from its position looking into open countryside.
BEECHCROFT PROPERTY DESCRIPTION The property consists of entrance hall with solid wood floor, large fireplace with wood burning stove and beautiful wooden staircase leading to a galleried landing. To the right of the hall leads you to the snug where there is an open fireplace and wooden floors, this opens out into a large open plan kitchen/dining room, benefiting from large patio doors opening onto the garden and patio area. The kitchen which is made from maple wood, is well equipped with large island with sink and plentiful storage, large aga with granite work surfaces on either side. The study echoes the maple cabinetry in the kitchen with shelving, could also potentially lend itself as a playroom if required. At the back of the property there is an ample sized utility room with plumbing for a washing machine, there is also a double Belfast sink and plenty of work surface. From there is access to the back door where there is plenty of built in space for coats and boots, a good sized w/c. Back towards the front of the property the family room offers a large versatile space with doors to the garden, usefully there is a shower room with loo which could be used as further guest accommodation. Through from here we enter the oldest part of the property the formal sitting room, where we have large bay windows overlooking the gardens and field beyond. This room features original wooden beams and large open fireplace, the true heart of the home. Access to upstairs is via a wooden fireplace with gallery landing, where there are large bespoke bookcases. To the right we enter the master suite which inhabits half of the first floor with large dressing area and fantastic inbuilt wardrobes, overlooking the landscape the bedroom, large enough to fit a super king sized bed has vaulted ceilings giving you a wonderful sense of space and grandeur. The en-suite has ample space with twin sinks, bath and walk in shower. Bedroom two feature a bespoke raised double cabin bed and multiple in-built wardrobes, this bedroom also benefits from a large en-suite with bath, w/c basin and bedet. Bedroom three and bedroom four are of equal sizes benefiting from garden views and built in wardrobes, they good sized double rooms. These bedrooms share a family bathroom which houses a bath, walk in shower, basin and w/c.
THE BIELD PROPERTY DESCRIPTION The Bield is a three bedroom cottage that sits closely beside the main house. The property is well equipped with good sized kitchen, utility, dining room, sitting room, study and downstairs w/c. Upstairs there are three good sized bedrooms, one of which is en-suite. A family bathroom contains a bath, twin sinks and w/c. The property sits in a great position to enable views of the grounds and far reaching views.
LAND AND OUTBUILDINGS The property is approached via a drive owned by Beechcroft, the drive is also used by a neighboring property. Beechcroft, within its 9.7 acres boasts a private lake with geese and ducks in situ. Various outbuildings offer a range of uses. There are several barns offering storage, one is equipped with shelving, a second barn is currently used as a home office and gym. Oak framed carports for five cars allow plentiful parking. Stables to house two horses are also situated within this area.
LOCATION Beechcroft is situated in the picturesque village of Prestwood, Great Missenden is one mile away and has a picturesque high street with many historical buildings, pubs, restaurants and shops as well as The Roald Dahl Museum. The station offers a London Marylebone service in about 40 minutes and the Metropolitan line runs from Amersham (approx. 6.5 miles distant). Prestwood is under half a mile away. Of particular note are the stunning views from the house and the proximity to a wonderful network of footpaths and bridle paths. The area is also renowned for its state and private education including grammar schools, details of which can be gained from the local authority.
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