Chinnor Road, Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire, HP14 4AA | Property for sale | Savills
841.98 sq m(9,063 sq ft)
Guide price £3,500,000

Chinnor RoadBledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire, HP14 4AA

    Key features

    • Exceptional and far reaching views across the Chiltern Hills.
    • Substantial family home with eight bedrooms.
    • Leisure complex including 14 metre swimming pool, sauna and gym.
    • Attractive gardens with mature trees and grassland extending to about 15.98 acres.
    • Dutch barn and separate vehicular access onto Chinnor Road

    A substantial family home situated in the sought-after location of Bledlow Ridge.

    About this property

    • The Old House is an impressive country property with far reaching views. The house is surrounded by mature gardens and its own private grounds that extend to just under 16 acres. The house, in parts dates back 400 years, with later additions being made in the early 1900s and 1990s. The house has an interesting history and was home to Lord Lister in the early 1900's and Stewart Copeland during the 1980's and 90's.

      The house, in parts dates back 400 years, with later additions being made in the early 1900s and 1990s. As you enter the house, you are greeted by a spacious entrance hallway with stone flagged flooring. On the right-hand side there is a charming drawing room with an open fireplace with a marble and timber hearth, corniced ceilings and the large bay window offering views of the garden.

      The ground floor accommodation flows well, perfect for both family use and entertaining. The dining room is bright and leads through to the lovely conservatory, both rooms have attractive oak flooring and views over the gardens and fields beyond. The kitchen accommodates a pleasant seating area, AGA and utility room with separate access which leads to a private terrace with further seating and a pergola. Other rooms of note on the ground floor are the study and library.

      The northeast side of the house accommodates an impressive swimming pool complex with changing rooms and a mezzanine gym. The connecting corridor also provides access to a large triple bay garage.

      This side of the house, on the first floor, also accommodates three generously sized bedrooms, one with en suite, perfect for guests or au pair. The main staircase in the house leads to a landing, where the primary bedrooms are located. The principal bedroom enjoys far reaching views of the grounds, with a large bay window seating area and en suite bathroom. There are then four further bedrooms off the landing, one with en suite.

      The Old House sits well in its land and is surrounded by a wealth of mature trees including Pine, Beech, Black Poplar, Hornbeam and Chestnut to name a few.

      There is a paddock to the north of the house which can be accessed through a gate from the terrace or via the sizable field to the west. The field is beyond the formal lawn and is separated by a ha-ha with a pedestrian gate providing access. There is an area of flat land within the field which has been historically used as a polo training pitch. There is a Dutch barn with a hard standing area and a separate vehicular access onto Chinnor Road.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    The view across The Chiltern Valley from The Old House is exceptional!

    Hugh MaconochieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Bledlow Ridge is a popular Buckinghamshire village located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the Chiltern Hills. Bledlow Ridge is also high up in the Chiltern Hills, approximately 700ft above sea level. The village benefits from a well-regarded Church of England first school, garage, village shop and public house.
    • The larger centres of Princes Risborough and High Wycombe are approximately 5 miles and 5.5 miles distant respectively, giving a much wider variety of shopping and public facilities, with Oxford only 22 miles to the west along the M40. The M40 can be reached at either Junction 5 (approximately 7.5 miles) or Junction 4, (approximately 6 miles) and the railway at Princes Risborough offers a regular service into London Marylebone with alternative services available at both High Wycombe and Saunderton.
    • Buckinghamshire is renowned for its choice and standard of schooling. The county is one of the last to maintain the traditional grammar school system. There are a number of highly regarded state and private schools within close proximity, catering for girls and boys of all ages.
    • Recreational and sports facilities in the area include golf at Whiteleaf, Ellesborough, Saunderton and Thame, tennis at Princes Risborough and Bledlow Ridge, cricket clubs at Bledlow Ridge, Bledlow village and Horsenden and polo at West Wycombe.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Postcode: HP14 4AA
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H