Magnificent converted barn with a wealth of exposed beams & character together with modern day family requirements. In a delightful rural setting with 1.5 acres plus further land potentially available
Hockley Threshing Barn together with its neighbour Hockley Barn plus one other property are nestled within the delightful Chess Valley between picturesque villages such as Latimer, Flaunden and Ley Hill.
The Chiltern village of Ley Hill, about a mile away, has a large common where both golf and cricket are played and is overlooked by The Swan and The Crown, two popular pubs/restaurants. A village shop provides everyday shopping needs. The larger centres such as Chesham (about 3 miles), Little Chalfont (about 2½ miles) provide multiple shopping facilities and amenities as well both as providing a Metropolitan or Chiltern Line (Chalfont & Latimer), London commuter service to Baker Street/Marylebone respectively. The M25 is a accessible at J18 Chorleywood.
Hockley Threshing Barn, with its classic brick and flint walling and black weather boarding was converted in 1991. Skilfully crafted it combines a wealth of character features such as exposed beams, feature fireplaces with all the requirements of modern family living. The spacious receptions hall creates a wonderful first impression as you enter, with the large window on the staircase providing plenty of natural light as it rises to the first floor galleried landing and magnificent beamed vaulted ceiling. A hallway provides access to the dining room rich in colour, study and the elegant drawing room. Both the formal receptions have feature inglenook style open fireplaces.
The family sized kitchen/breakfast room was refitted in early 2017 with an extensive range of solid wood units with oak worktops and matching island incorporating integrated appliances including a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, induction hob and oven. An oil fired Aga and quarry tiled floor provides a farmhouse style feel. Leading off the kitchen is an inner hall providing access to a second cloakroom, utility/boot room and an additional reception room with a woodburner, used as a snug.
Upstairs there are a total of five bedrooms with an abundance of exposed wall and ceiling beams. The spectacular master bedroom has an en suite dressing room and contemporary bath/wet room which also provides access to a bonus room ideal as a workroom or gym for example.
There are four further bedrooms, one at the far end with an en suite shower room, makes an ideal guest bedroom. Bedrooms three and four are similar sized doubles with one also benefitting from en suite facilities. The fifth bedroom at the top of the stairs is also ideal as a morning room or further study due to the large full height window offering far reaching views down the valley.
Outside, a five bar gate leads to a gravelled parking area and turning space in front of the matching detached garaging for three vehicles. Beyond the areas of formal garden the land rises in the top of the slope and provides breathtaking views across the valley. The total is about 1½ acres. Beyond there are further paddocks/fields equating to about 11½ acres which are available by separate negotiation and border a bridle path so will appeal to the equestrian enthusiast.
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