The Lee Estate, The Lee, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 9LZ | Property for sale | Savills
14.19 Ha(35.07 Ac)
Guide price £850,000(€1,005,351)

The Lee EstateThe Lee, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 9LZ

  • New
  • Freehold

Key features

  • Character detached cottage
  • Potential to further enlarge and improve
  • Sensational semi-rural position
  • In all about 35.07 acres (14.191 ha)
  • Sought after location

A charming period cottage requiring modernisation throughout which enjoys an attractive parkland situation being set within 35 acres of glorious grounds in this picturesque Chiltern's Hamlet

About this property

  • Forming part of the Lee Estate, Park Cottage is a charming detached two bedroom period cottage, believed to be a former Game Keepers cottage or similar.

    The accommodation currently comprises a cosy dual aspect living room with feature recessed fireplace and a further dual aspect dining room adjacent to a good size kitchen. There is also a ground floor bathroom. There are two bedrooms on the first floor.

    Now requiring modernisation throughout, the property offers potential to greatly improve and further enlarge subject to planning consent.

    The property is nestled within 35 acres of private land, mostly permanent pasture interspersed with magnificent infield parkland trees.

    Note: The currently has no vehicular access.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Park Cottage has to be one of the prettiest and most idyllic cottages in the Chilterns - set amongst 35 acres of historic parkland, it presents a simple unique opportunity.

Mike LillitouProperty agent

Local information

  • The Lee is arguably one of the Chilterns prettiest villages, with period cottages and houses around a central village green, steeped in Arthur Liberty family history, the founder of the world famous Liberty department store in London's Regent Street and has often featured in the Midsummers Murders TV series.
  • The picturesque village green setting has the Cock & Rabbit public house and restaurant with a local community shop for everyday needs nearby. Great Missenden (Chiltern Line) about three miles and Amersham (Metropolitan/Chiltern Line) about seven miles both provide multiple shopping facilities and amenities together with stations for the London commuter.
  • The area is renowned for its educational facilities including Dr Challoner's Grammar School for boys in Amersham and the High School for girls in Little Chalfont. Lee Common Church of England Infants School for 4-7 year olds is close by.

Additional information

  • The Lee is a quintessential Buckinghamshire village offering excellent access to the surrounding Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • The village has a very pretty village green, church, pub and is synonymous as the backdrop to Midsummer Murders. Further amenities can be found in the larger villages and towns of Great Missenden, Chesham and Amersham, all of which offer a wider range of shopping facilities, amenities and stations. The Lee is well placed for access to the main communication routes including the M40, A41, M1 and M25.
  • There is a mainline rail service to London Marylebone from Great Missenden (3.5 miles) in under 40 minutes and an underground Metropolitan Line service from Chesham (about 4.5 miles).
  • Sporting facilities in the area include a vibrant village cricket club and a large network of footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding.
  • The bids deadline for this property has passed and no further viewings are being arranged, it is unlikely further offers will be considered at this time.
  • EPC Rating: G