An outstanding and rarely available family home, situated on one of South Bucks' most prestigious residential roads. This superbly located property is within easy walking distance of both Great Missenden train station (40 minutes to London Marylebone) and the attractive period high street.
Penrose House commands an elevated position on Great Missenden's premier tree-lined avenue, Grimms Hill. This stunning property has been transformed by the current owners, who have sympathetically redesigned and extended it in order to create a substantial and contemporary family home, whilst successfully retaining the original Arts and Crafts style.
Set within beautifully landscaped gardens, this characterful property takes full advantage of the secluded south facing plot and offers glorious views over the Misbourne valley. Surrounded by the picturesque rolling Chiltern Hills, this sought-after area is also renowned for its outstanding selection of grammar and private schools.
Great Missenden -
Nestled in the picturesque Chiltern Hills and surrounded by open countryside, Great Missenden is extremely popular with families looking to relocate to a pretty countryside location yet retain easy access to London. With easy access to both Amersham and Beaconsfield shopping facilities, plus a regular and fast rail link to Central London, Great Missenden is an unbeatable location.
Entrance porch - Quarry tiled floor, multi-pane door leading to:
Large spacious vaulted entrance hallway - original stripped wooden flooring, cast iron Victorian style radiator. Wood panelling with plate rail, under stairs storage cupboard, cupboard housing SONOS media system and wool carpeted stairs rising to first floor.
Dual aspect snug/sitting room - characterful bay window picture rail, original stripped wood flooring. Cast iron Victorian style radiator, fireplace with inset wood burning stove with mantel piece surround and York stone hearth.
Triple aspect open-plan kitchen/living/dining room - solid wood flooring with wet underfloor heating system, two sets of multi-pane doors to the garden, two bay windows with bench seating and storage underneath, spotlights and flush mounted ceiling speakers. Beautifully fitted, bespoke, handmade kitchen with matching base units and large pantry cupboard with integrated Miele fridge and freezer either side. Integrated dishwasher, double Belfast sink with mixer tap, island unit with breakfast bar end. Lacanche 5 ring range with double oven, grill and extractor hood.
Boot room - Door to side pedestrian access. Terracotta style flooring, large storage cupboards, shelving, storage ottoman bench.
Utility room - Fitted with base units, wooden worktop and inset butler sink. Terracotta style flooring, plumbing for washing machine, and tumble dryer plus floor to ceiling contemporary styled radiator.
Triple aspect sitting room - Approached through double multi-pane doors, large open fireplace with mantelpiece surround and inset cast iron wood burning stove set on a York stone hearth. Solid wood flooring with wet under floor heating system and large bay with multi-pane French windows to southeast facing garden.
Study - Crucial Trading fitted carpet, cast iron Victorian style radiator, range of built-in storage, shelving units, spotlights.
Downstairs cloakroom/WC - Contemporary matching white suite comprising WC, wash hand basin set on Victorian style chrome pedestal, extractor fan, spotlights and quarry tiled floor.
Split level galleried landing - Original stripped wooden floorboards, cast iron Victorian style radiator, stairs rising to top floor with understairs storage and laundry cupboard.
Family bathroom - White Victorian style suite comprising freestanding claw foot roll top bath with Victorian style mixer taps, large shower cubicle with rainfall shower head. Wash hand basin and cupboard, WC, Marmoleum tiled flooring and wall lights.
Vaulted principal bedroom suite - wool carpet, inset Victorian style cast iron fireplace with mantelpiece on a slate hearth. Under-eave storage cupboards, large walk-in wardrobe and access to loft.
En-suite bathroom WC - Contemporary Victorian style white suite comprising: Fired Earth freestanding claw foot roll top bath with Victorian style mixer taps, twin wash hand basins with drawers and cupboards below. Large shower cubicle, WC, Victorian styled cast iron radiator with heated towel rail surround, Marmoleum tiled flooring.
Vaulted bedroom two - dual aspect, wool carpet, beautiful circular window typical of the Arts and Crafts Movement.
En-suite shower room / WC - approached through double doors and comprises shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin with cupboard below and two bench seats with storage.
Bedroom three - wool carpet, cast iron Victorian style radiator, views across Misbourne valley.
Bedroom four - wool carpet, cast iron Victorian style radiator and attractive raised window seat.
Landing - Velux window, wool carpet.
Bedroom five - fitted woollen carpet, cast iron Victorian style radiator and attractive window seat. Cupboard housing gas fired central heating boiler and Megaflo hot water system.
Approached via wooden electric sliding heritage style gate, a sweeping carriage driveway provides ample parking.
Detached Arts and Crafts style double garage - currently used as an art studio, with access to loft space above.
Handsome stone steps rise to a front terrace, affording picturesque views across the Misbourne valley.
A particularly well stocked and beautifully designed landscaped garden, taking full advantage of the southerly aspect.
Set over different levels, the garden features a large entertaining area, with landscaped lighting and contemporary style pond and trees either side. The rear lawned areas include a summer house and fruit trees and has landscaped gravel paths leading to garden room/office, currently used as a gym.
The garden plays host to a selection of mature plants and trees including Olive, Cherry and Bay.
In total, the plot is in excess of 0.6 acres, and truly must be seen to be appreciated.