Savills | Village Lane, Hedgerley, Gerrards Cross, SL2 3UY | Property for sale
4,406 sq ft(409.33 sq m)
Guide price £1,595,000

Village LaneHedgerley, Gerrards Cross, SL2 3UY

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Listed period house
  • Located in the heart of the village
  • Double garage with outbuildings
  • Excellent transport links and schools in the area
  • Beautiful gardens

Period residence in the heart of the village set in beautiful gardens including a double garage and outbuildings.

About this property

  • Beautifully presented and situated, enveloped within its delightful gardens this charming family house offers immense character and appeal. Listed Grade II* and understood to originally date from 1487, the property offers fine 16th century architecture including exposed ceiling beams and wall timbers, open vaulted ceilings and large inglenook fireplaces with panelled and carved surrounds.

    The accommodation revolves around the large central reception hall which opens into the drawing room, study and dining room. The drawing room features a characterful inglenook fireplace and French doors opening onto the garden. The dining room also features a fireplace and leads through to a large kitchen and breakfast room beyond. The kitchen is well appointed and the hand painted traditional range of bespoke wall and floor cabinets complement the historic aspect of the house and the oil fired Aga make this and the neighbouring breakfast room the hub of the house with direct access to the garden, ideal for family life. There is a utility room, a larder and a boot room with fitted cupboards and a cloakroom.

    On the first floor the principal bedroom is situated at the front of the property and benefits from an en suite bathroom with a period style roll top bath. There are two further bedrooms and the family bathroom on this floor. Bedroom four and a store room (possible en suite bathroom) located on the second floor, complete the accommodation.

    A five bar gate provides access from Village Lane onto the gravel driveway which sweeps past the detached garage to form a spacious parking area. Open level lawns are interspersed with mature trees including Maple, Acacia, Oak and fruit trees. Deep perennial borders and open lawns wrap around the house. To the front of the house a flagstone terrace enjoys the morning sun and has a pedestrian gate to Village Lane and is bordered by a flower bed and gravel walk which leads around the house.

    The garage is detached and has an enclosed store attached which was previously used as a stable. A conservatory style building houses the indoor swimming pool with a changing area. The pool is unheated and requires recommissioning. There is also a summer house which is in the style of a summer chalet and overlooks the garden. Overall this is a superb family home for those seeking a historic house of character within a picturesque setting.

    Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Please note that none of the services have been tested.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Perfect if you are looking for a landmark house in the heart of the village.

Ben DommettProperty agent

Local information

  • Farnham Common Village 1.7 miles, Gerrards Cross 3.4 miles (trains to London, Marylebone from 20 minutes), Beaconsfield Old Town 3.3 miles, M40 (Junction 2) 2.5 miles, Heathrow (T5) 13.5 miles, London (Marylebone) 22 miles, Gatwick 51 miles.
  • The Old Quaker House overlooks open countryside and is located in the heart of Hedgerley, a small picturesque village near to Farnham Common and Gerrards Cross. Surrounded by rolling countryside, yet conveniently placed for transport links The Old Quaker House provides the perfect location to enjoy the benefits of both town and country living. Farnham Common and Gerrards Cross offer a wide range of amenities including supermarkets for day to day shopping and boutiques, cafes, restaurants, with the neighbouring town of Beaconsfield providing further choices. The South Buckinghamshire countryside is renowned for its attractive walks and bridle paths, country inns and pretty villages, while the Thameside towns of Marlow, Henley and Windsor offer the opportunity for boating.
  • Buckinghamshire is renowned for its choice and standard of schooling, both state and public. In particular, Gerrards Cross and the surrounding area boast a number of highly regarded independent schools for boys and girls. These include Thorpe House, Gayhurst, Davenies and Caldicott, Maltmans Green, St Mary's, Godstowe, High March and Wycombe Abbey to name a few. The county is also one of the last to maintain the traditional grammar school system, with schools in Beaconsfield and Burnham.
  • Sports enthusiasts are well catered for with tennis, riding, squash, golf, cricket, rugby and football clubs in the area.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the M40 exit at junction 2 and travel south on the A355 signposted Farnham Common. Follow this road for 1.5 miles and turn left into Parish Lane. Follow this lane and take the second turning left into Hedgerley Hill. This will bring you into the village of Hedgerley. Travel through the village passing the public house on your right. As you leave the village The Old Quaker House is the last property on the left and the drive is the last drive on the left.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure = Freehold