Rear Elevation/View
11.93 Ac(4.83 Ha)
Guide price £3,250,000

Speen RoadNorth Dean, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14 4NG

    Key features

    • Over 7000 square feet of beautifully presented accommodation
    • Indoor swimming pool
    • Cinema room
    • Nearly 12 acres of gardens and paddocks
    • Lovely semi rural location with stunning views

    A fabulous imposing barn conversion modernised to the highest of standards.

    About this property

    • Completely refurbished by the current owners in 2011, including re-wiring, re-plumbing including fitting a new boiler, reinsulating and re-roofing, Old Tythe Barn is like a brand new home within a 400 year old oak frame building. The property is beautifully presented and has been finished to the highest of standards with modern features including, wet and dry underfloor heating to all hard floors, CAT 5 cabling throughout, Lutron lighting, wiring for CCTV, gate intercom, hard wiring for sound systems and built in speakers in the cinema room. Traditional features include re-conditioned radiators and solid oak framed windows and doors throughout, along with the exposed timber beams of the original structure.

      The house is approached by a driveway, through electric wooden gates to a large parking area to the front of the house. A second driveway has also been put in for everyday access to the side of the house and kitchen. The front door leads into the reception hall with French limestone floors, with helical staircase to the first floor and glass ‘bridge' landing over. The drawing room with its wood burner is a large, well-proportioned room and has a bar area to one side, with exposed beams and posts throughout. The dining room, which leads through via a glazed pitched roofed oak and glazed extension through to the kitchen all have Italian stone floors. From the dining room there are 3 sets of double doors leading out to the gardens.

      The Smallbone kitchen boats a large central island with breakfast bar, electric induction hob and extractor fan. The kitchen has range of Miele appliances consisting of the ovens, dishwashers and fridge. There is also an electric Aga and a Gaggenau wine fridge. Further rooms on the ground floor include the cinema room, boot room, study, laundry room and boiler room. Steps lead down from the cinema room to the cellar.

      Also on the ground floor, there is an indoor swimming pool, with welsh slate floor, shower and changing area along with a separate WC and pump room.

      The sweeping staircase leads up to the first floor where there is an impressive master bedroom suite, with en suite bathroom, including shower. There is a guest bedroom suite with en suite shower room, three further bedrooms and family bathroom on this floor, as well as a large open landing space, ideal for study or relaxing.

      A door leads from the rear hall to an integrated double garage and stores.

      Gardens and Grounds
      Outside, the house is approached by two drives and is set within lawned gardens, on the edge of the village. Within the gardens there is a herb garden, vegetable patch and fruit trees. A terrace runs along the rear of the house with steps across the lawn leading to a raised lawn. To the side of the house there is an al fresco dining area comprising a specially built barbeque house.

      To the rear of the house there is a grass paddock which runs up the hill from the house, with a further owned grass field adjoining surrounded by a belt of woodland. This land is ideal for walking in.

      Mains drainage water and electricity. Oil fired central heating.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    An outstanding example of a tythe barn with indoor pool iin a lovely rural setting.

    Chris MoorhouseProperty agent

    Local information

    • High Wycombe 3.5 miles (London Marylebone 28 minutes), Great Missenden 5 miles, M40 (J4) 5 miles, Beaconsfield 9 miles, Aylesbury 12 miles, London Heathrow Airport 23 miles, Oxford 26.5 miles, Central London 35.5 miles. (All distances and times are approximate).
    • Old Tythe Barn is situated in the peaceful village of North Dean with wonderful views up the valley over your own land and beyond.
    • The house is conveniently located within easy commuting distance of London, Oxford and the Thames Valley. Fast trains are available from High Wycombe into London Marylebone taking about 28 minutes and the M40 (J4) is around 5 miles away.
    • Nearby villages of Bryant's Bottom, Hughenden and Great Hampden all offer well regarded public houses along with sporting including cricket and tennis clubs. Surrounded by Chiltern countryside the property is situated in a green belt location in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering beautiful walks and rides along a number of long extensive footpaths and bridle ways. The nearest town centre of High Wycombe being 3.5 miles away offers an extensive range of shops, larger super markets and smaller boutique shops in the well regarded Eden Centre, which also benefits from a small theatre and two multi-screen cinemas.
    • The county of Buckinghamshire is renowned for its high standard of education with the area being served by a good number of state and independent schools catering for girls and boys of all ages including Wycombe Abbey, Godstowe Prep, Pipers Royal Grammar School and Wycombe High School.

    Additional information

    • Agents Note: Photographs taken in April 2018.
    • Directions: From junction 4 of the M40 take the A404 into High Wycombe, proceeding through the centre and then out along the Hughenden Road, signed towards Great Missenden. Continue along Valley Road, passing the National Trust's Hughenden Manor on the left hand side and then going straight on at the roundabout towards Hughenden Valley. Proceed through the village taking the Speen Road towards Speen. After about ½ mile, on entering Lower North Dean, the gates to Old Tythe Barn will be found on the right hand side.
    • EPC Rating = D