An outstanding family home with ancillary accommodation providing 7 bedrooms, stables and outbuildings set in about 28 acres
Mill Farm Barns is situated in the beautiful and historically
important Chiltern village of Chenies on the Bucks/Herts boundary. It nestles by the river in an unrivalled position in the Chess Valley an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village offers a primary school, cricket club, St Michaels Church, a public house and the Bedford Arms Hotel.
The most notable feature of the village is the beautiful and historic Chenies Manor. This Grade I listed, semi-fortified brick manor house, known formerly as Chenies Palace was owned by the Cheyne family who were granted manorial rights in 1180. Both Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I visited the house on numerous occasions.
Chorleywood, Rickmansworth and nearby Amersham offer good
local shopping and restaurants and the food halls ofWaitrose and Marks & Spencer. Nearby rail services provide the Metropolitan Line and Chiltern Line into theWest End and City. The M25 can be accessed at Junction 18 with its connections to the M1, M4 and M40, with Heathrow only 17 miles away.
There is an excellent selection of schools, both state and private
within the wider area including York House, Royal Masonic, Dr
Challoner's grammar schools and St Clement Danes School. Local
recreation facilities include golf at Moor Park and the renowned
Grove at Watford. There are picturesque walks and bridle paths
around Chenies and the Chess Valley.
Mill Farm Barns was converted by the current owners into a
fabulous family home to provide stylish and contemporary living,
whilst retaining many characterful features. The principal rooms
have large windows offering views across the land and along the
The accommodation is all at ground floor level and is connected via a fabulous glass reception hallway wrapping itself around a
courtyard. The kitchen/breakfast room has a vaulted ceiling and
stone floor with double doors to a most spectacular drawing room. The house has underfloor heating throughout, provided by a ground-source system and is equipped with a Living Control music system, feature lighting, CAT5e wiring and its own bore hole providing fresh water for the house, log cabin and grounds.
Bespoke kitchen with an excellent range of wall and floor units, integrated Miele appliances plus a Falcon range cooker and Amana fridge/freezer
Vaulted drawing room with feature lighting, superb French wood-burning stove and oak flooring
Master bedroom with far-reaching countryside views, superb dressing room and en suite bathroom with free-standing bath and separate shower
Three further bedrooms with countryside views and en suite bathrooms
Games room with vaulted ceiling and oak floor
Double garage/gym, boot room, utility room and cloakroom
Mill Farm Barns is approached via double, electrically operated
gates opening to a driveway with a large gravelled parking area.
The internal courtyard, which is paved and features a heated swimming pool, provides a seating area for relaxing and entertaining.
A feature of the property is the detached log cabin, which is completely self-contained offering three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a small study and an open-plan living room with wood-burning stove and kitchen area. The cabin has its own decked area with a hot tub and views across the fields.
The remaining buildings house a large open barn, a secure closed barn and nine stables.
There are approximately twenty eight acres overall including paddocks and a fenced manège. Along the west boundary and with a tributary running through the land is the River Chess. The owners of Mill Farm Barns will enjoy fishing rights on the river.
(NB): Please note that the picture of the River Chess on page 13 is a view from the side of the property and is not part of the property for sale. The fishing rights we refer to in the brochure relate to a different stretch of a tributary of the River Chess.
The ménage is no longer in use and as a result has become overgrown.
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11 Church Street
+44 (0) 1923 725 500
33 Margaret Street
+44 (0) 20 7016 3780