Sobre Claydon Lane, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, SL9
An utterly charming 17th century detached Grade II listed cottage offering a wealth of character and an abundance of delightful period features set in pretty landscaped gardens.
Drawing room Dining room Kitchen Breakfast/family room First floor sitting room/guest Bedroom Master bedroom with en suite bathroom Three further bedrooms Family bathroom Annexe with bedroom and bathroom Double garage Cross to London Marylebone 18 minutes fast train), Heathrow Airport 12.4 miles, M40 Denham Junction 4.3 miles, Central London Approx 23 miles
The property A beautiful period property of tremendous character with versatile accommodation over two floors. A wealth of period features, including oak joinery and open fireplaces, sets the tone to this exceptional property. Handsome rooms, and a comprehensively fitted kitchen together with a delightful breakfast/family room and practical utility area complete the ground floor. On the first floor, as well as the master suite, there are four further bedrooms, one currently used as a study and giving access to a guest bedroom which could also be used as a separate annexe, approached from its own staircase with its own bathroom.
The entrance hallway with its brick and flint facing wall and timbered ceiling, very much sets the tone to this exceptional property. A dining/reception hallway features oak panelled walls, ceiling cross beams, plate rack and an attractive open grate brick fireplace, above which is an oak panel said to have been reclaimed from a 14th century Church. Adjacent is a handsome drawing room, again with an attractive deep recessed fireplace and heavy oak timbers. An elegant double aspect dining room includes a wide walk-in bay window with a door to one side leading out onto the gardens. The focal point for this room is again a fabulous brick fireplace. The kitchen has been comprehensively fitted with an attractive range of hand crafted floor and wall mounted units with a central island unit complemented by granite work surfaces. A range of domestic appliances includes an integrated fridge, dishwasher, steamer cooker and a wide Range style cooker. From the kitchen a breakfast/ family room with double aspect windows and patio doors leads out onto the courtyard terrace. There is a utility area with space for laundry equipment.
On the first floor, a split level landing leads to one side to an impressive sitting room/guest bedroom with double aspect windows and a brick fireplace. To the other side, the landing is well fitted with wardrobes and the bedroom accommodation includes a master suite of bedroom with double aspect windows, a wide walk-in bay, a cast iron fireplace with pine surround and an en suite bathroom. There are four further bedrooms on this floor, with bedroom four currently used as a study and giving access to a large guest bedroom which could also be used as a separate annexe, approached from its own staircase and benefitting from its own bathroom.
Outside The property is approached over a driveway providing parking and access to an integral double garage with folding timber doors. The gardens are a magnificent feature, enveloping the property. There are private terraces and courtyards, well screened areas of lawn and a wide variety of mature trees, plants and bushes. There is also a pretty brick well and two brick outhouses.
Location Lying on the edge of the Chilterns, Chalfont St Peter is a vibrant village located in the green and grassy surroundings on one of Britain’s most beautiful natural environments.
Chalfont St Peter’s infrastructure is flexible enough to offer all residents, young and old, places to visit, shop and relax while retaining strong business and social links with neighbouring communities.