A beautifully presented and substantial village house of great character and charm, set in stunning gardens backing on to the River Colne.
Summerfield House is an attractive country home situated in the heart of a beautiful English village. Believed to have been built in 1920, the house oozes charm and offers elegant family living across 3 floors with a self contained one bedroom annexe.
The house is accessed via timber electric gates which open to reveal the handsome façade. The front door opens to a spacious entrance hall with a decorative French fireplace and from where the staircase rises to the first floor and the principal reception rooms flow.
The L shaped drawing room enjoys plenty of natural light with a dual aspect and three sets of French windows opening onto the south facing terrace. There is also a butlers pantry which is ideal when entertaining guests. Double doors lead into the impressive dining room with tall sash windows providing access outside.
The Mark Wilkinson kitchen is fully equipped with a range of Miele appliances, breakfast island and dining area with a French windows opening to a court yard which enjoys the morning sun as well as a separate door to the south facing terrace. There is a spacious sitting room with built in bookcases and an open fire with a decorative stone surround. This leads to the family/games room and continues into the laundry room.
There is also a study with an atrium glass roof and store room off.
The ground floor annexe comprises a sitting room, kitchen and utility, double bedroom and bathroom.
There are four en suite double bedrooms to the first floor including the principal suite which has fine views of the gardens, built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with twin sinks, a free standing bath and separate shower. There is a further double bedroom suite on the second floor.
The gardens and grounds at Summerfield House are simply stunning and provide a private and tranquil setting.
To the front of the house is a gravelled driveway with a turning circle and additional parking for a number of cars. There is also a double garage with electric doors.
To the back of the house is a large south facing terrace affording magnificent views across the garden and towards the swimming pool. This is a fantastic area for entertaining and al fresco dining. Below the terrace is an attractive Carp pool.
The gardens are laid to lawn with a full irrigation system that is powered via a bore hole, with beautiful herbaceous borders planted with a colourful selection of plants and shrubs.
The gym has bi-folding doors that overlook the garden. There is a swimming pool with a pool house and hard tennis court with a viewing pavilion. The River Colne meanders through the southern boundary.
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Summerfield House is a fabulous country house within the highly sought after Denham village.Hugh MaconochieProperty agent