Gatemoor Lane, Penn, Buckinghamshire, HP10 8PE | Property for sale | Savills
4,388 sq ft(407.66 sq m)
Guide price £3,950,000

Gatemoor LanePenn, Buckinghamshire, HP10 8PE

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Beautiful setting
  • Character farmhouse
  • Vaulted bedrooms
  • Tennis Court and swimming pool
  • 7.25 acres of stunning grounds with views

A beautiful 16th century former farmhouse set in wonderful grounds with outbuildings and simply stunning views.

About this property

  • Parsonage Farm is a beautiful period family home, Grade II listed, it exudes character and charm with some wonderful period features. The accommodation is flexible and well presented with good ceiling heights on the ground floor and vaulted ceilings to many of the bedrooms. The house is set in stunning grounds with an attractive pond, formal gardens, orchard and meadowland bordered by open countryside with lovely distant views.

    A quarry tiled reception hall offers views through to the rear gardens. The main reception rooms are elegant and beamed, with both the drawing room and dining room having a triple aspect with box bay windows, offering fabulous views over the grounds and doors to the rear terrace. The drawing room has an open fireplace. The sitting room is panelled with a display alcove and fireplace, the study is fitted with built in furniture, a cloakroom lies adjacent. The kitchen/breakfast room is generous with quarry tiled floors and a range of fitted oak units with tiled work surfaces and an oil fired Aga. There are exposed beams and plenty of room for a breakfast table. A secondary staircase leads to the first floor. Further accommodation is afforded to the front of the house by way of a connected converted barn which also has a separate front door and comprises a cloakroom, hallway leading to an open loggia, utility room, walk in pantry/wine store. There is also an office/sitting room as well as a bathroom and bedroom which could be utilised as an annexe.

    On the first floor the bedrooms are spacious, most of which have exposed beams and vaulted ceilings as well as wonderful views over the grounds. The master bedroom suite is a wonderfully generous, vaulted room with built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom with twin hand basins. A similar sized bedroom lies to the other side of the house and both rooms have walk in box bays with lovely views over the gardens and countryside beyond. There are three further bedrooms complemented by two family bath or shower rooms. Original fireplaces remain in some of the bedrooms.

    Gardens and Outbuildings
    Parsonage Farm is approached off a country lane through an electric five bar gate onto a long gravel, lime tree lined driveway. There is a parking area to the front of the house and a further parking area for guests to the side. The grounds are beautifully planted and maintained with an orchard and former kitchen garden with green house bordered by beech hedging. Also to the front of the grounds is a full size, all-weather artificial grass tennis court. The period outbuildings form a courtyard with a substantial barn/ workshop which could be converted to other uses subject to planning, a further detached and vaulted barn/games room and a granary. To the rear of the house is a large terrace, a formal rose garden with box hedging and gravel pathways and a loggia, ideal for outdoor entertaining. The terrace area is beautifully planted with a host of plants and flowering shrubs and a fine Wisteria adorns the rear elevation of the house. Beyond the rose garden is a swimming pool with a roman end and a summer house with veranda, this area is screened by a brick and flint wall and clipped Yew hedging. The majority of the gardens are laid to lawn and interspersed with specimen trees and are bordered by hedging, backing and siding onto the adjacent paddock of just over two acres.

    The grounds extend to about 7.25 acres in all.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Unique period home in a beautiful rural but accessible setting.

Ben DommettProperty agent

Local information

  • Penn village centre 1.6 miles, Beaconsfield 2.4 miles (for Marylebone fast trains from 23 minutes), Amersham station (Metropolitan Line to central London) 6.5 miles, M40 (J3 for London) 2 miles, Heathrow 19 miles, central London (Baker Street) 28 miles. All distances and times are approximate and correct at the time of writing.
  • Situated in a beautiful rural setting adjacent to Woodland Trust owned woodland and on the very edge of this attractive village with its green and duck pond, as well as a convenience store and an independent delicatessen for day to day needs. The Royal Standard of England reputed to be the oldest pub in England, is about half a mile away.
  • Conveniently located for the countryside of The Chilterns, the property is well placed for commuting to central London from Beaconsfield and Amersham (Metropolitan Line) train station, both a few miles distant. Road connections are also good with the A404, which links with junction 4 of the M40 (leading to the M25 and M4) and the M4 (J 8/9) for the West.
  • There are a wealth of sporting and recreational amenities available in the local area including golf at Beaconsfield, Temple and The Buckinghamshire Golf Clubs and Bisham Abbey, one of Sport England's National Sports Centres, is about 8 miles away. Henley and Marlow offer rowing clubs and the local towns have popular rugby, football and tennis clubs.
  • Buckinghamshire is renowned for its choice and standard of schooling. The county is one of the last to maintain the traditional grammar school system. Independent schools in the area include Eton College, Wycombe Abbey, Caldicott, The Beacon, Godstowe and Davenies.

Additional information

  • Services: Mains water and electricity, private drainage and oil fired central heating. Please note that none of the services have been tested.
  • Agents Notes: We have been told that this property has no cladding. You should make enquiries about the external wall system of the property, if it has cladding, and if it is safe or if there are interim measures in place.The property has private drainage and we understand it may not be compliant with the government regulations/registered with the appropriate body. Please note photos taken in 2014.
  • EPC Rating: F
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H