Substantial and unique family home with simply breath taking views
Green Acres is set in a superb elevated position in the Chiltern Hills, affording breath taking distant countryside views. Offering some 6000 sq ft of accommodation, the house has a high degree of versatility, with scope for a large separate apartment as well as an impressive vaulted main reception room, modern kitchen and bathrooms. The rooms are light and airy with large windows or glass doors and predominantly face to the rear, where sweeping views can be had down the gardens and across miles of open countryside.
A wide front door leads into the vaulted reception hall, where you are instantly greeted by a feeling of space with wood floors and a full height picture window offering stunning distant views to the rear, a staircase leads down to the garden level accommodation. A cloakroom with a modern white suite lies off the reception hall.
The hub of the house is the vast vaulted reception room with Velux roof light windows and wall length bi-fold doors leading to a large roof terrace with spectacular distant views. This large room is split by a central fireplace with log burning stove and brick pillars to either side, further doors open onto the terrace from this part of the room also and there is a further full height window offering more distant views. A spiral staircase leads to the garden level accommodation. The kitchen/dining room leads off this room and is comprehensively equipped with a range of modern units with granite work surfaces over, with a breakfast bar area and appliances including a Rangemaster stove with extractor, Bosch dishwasher and an American style fridge freezer. A boot room with storage and door to the outside, as well as a utility room, with abundant storage and appliance space, lies adjacent to the kitchen.
The principal bedroom suite is located on the upper ground floor level and has the benefit of an en suite bath/shower room and a dressing room with built-in storage and hanging space. The room is vaulted and has a wide French door out onto a large terrace area with chrome and glass balustrading from where outstanding views are to be had.
Stairs from the reception hall lead to the garden level accommodation, where a hall leads to a large games room with storage. There are four bedrooms on this floor (two with en suite shower rooms and three with built-in wardrobes, as well as a family bath/shower room. There is also a sitting room with a spiral staircase leading up to the kitchen area on the upper ground floor level. All of the bedrooms and sitting room have French doors out to a raised garden area and have lovely garden and countryside views. The separate apartment lies to the other side of the house on this floor and comprises of a large sitting room with a vaulted ceiling, raised log burning stove and doors out to a terrace and garden area, further outstanding views can be had from this room. The kitchen is well fitted in a range of modern units with a Neff oven and Bosch electric hob, with further appliance spaces. The bedroom is a large double in size and has a dressing room and its own well fitted bathroom. Steps lead up to the upper ground floor to an independent front door, the garage/workshop can also be accessed from here by an internal door.
Green Acres is approached off a village lane, through double five bar gates onto a generous drive, with parking for several vehicles. This leads to the large garage/workshop. To the other side of the house there is gated vehicular access to the rear.
The rear garden is on two levels with raised garden areas and terraces adjacent to the garden level of the house, there is a children's play area and the garden is split into two areas by a fence and gate. This would make a perfect entertaining area with the main rear garden as the backdrop as well as the distant countryside views beyond. The lower rear garden comprises a large expanse of well-kept lawn, bordered by mature trees and shrubs, interspersed with several young trees. To one side is a fine old vine adorning a timber structure. The grounds in total amount to some 3 acres and provide a wonderful setting for the house.
All mains services connected. Please note that none of the services have been tested.
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Huge space, equipped to a very high standard and spectacular, far reaching, countryside viewsChris Moorhouse