Superb country house with annex in sought after village
Chiltern House is a beautiful Edwardian country house with painted render elevations, stone mullion windows and under a slate roof. The accommodation is generous and well-presented and extends to in excess of 5,700 sq ft in total. It is set in beautiful mature gardens and the main reception rooms take full advantage of the surroundings with large windows overlooking and French doors opening to terraced seating areas.
The drawing room is spacious and light being double aspect with an open fireplace, high ceilings and doors to the garden. Off the drawing room is a sitting room with a sky light, wood burning stove and door to the garden. The dining room overlooks the side and front gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with a range of wood and painted floor and wall units around a central island. There is a 4-oven Aga and double doors to the garden. From a side entrance there is a boot room with fitted cupboards and off the kitchen is a family room and utility.
To the first floor are six bedrooms and three bathrooms. The principal bedroom suite comprises a lovely bedroom with bay window and built-in wardrobes and en suite bathroom with shower. There is a separate dressing room with built-in cupboards. There are five further bedrooms and family bathrooms with showers.
From the utility a door leads to the attached annexe accommodation which can also be accessed from an external door. There is a shower room to the ground floor, a reception room which could be a bedroom and an open plan sitting/dining/kitchen with doors to the garden. To the first floor is a bedroom with en suite WC and sitting room with kitchen area.
Chiltern House is accessed from the road via gates opening to a sweeping gravel driveway, turning circle to the front of the house and on to the triple open bay oak framed garage with storeroom above and parking area alongside. The gardens and grounds are private and a particular feature of the property. Immediately accessed from the house are covered terraces which provide the perfect place to sit and enjoy the beautifully landscaped surroundings. From here gravel pathways lead through mature beds planted with a variety of shrubs and perennials and there are many specimen trees throughout. The formal garden opens to an area of lawn and play area with a hard tennis court beyond. This glorious garden is framed by a backdrop of mature native trees adding to the atmosphere of peace and tranquillity that this property has in abundance.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating to the main house.
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It's not often that you see such an imposing country house in the middle of a village- the best of both worlds.Margaret Connerty