An outstanding country house with the benefit of planning permission, within the prime location of Chalfont St Giles, HP8.
Built around 1920 the house is a substantial country home, with separate cottage set within glorious gardens and grounds with some wonderful trees. With accommodation arranged over 3 floors the main house offers spacious living with 5 reception rooms, kitchen, utility and grand hall on the ground floor, 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms on the first floor and a further bedroom and en suite bathroom on the second floor.There is in place an approved permission to replace the existing house with a truly magnificent new build country mansion (planning permission PL/21/4858/FA) extending to in total approximately 17,500 square feet of accommodation. Whilst the proposed layout is evident from the enclosed plans of particular note is the permitted volume of the house with ceiling heights of 3,600mm to the ground floor, 3,000mm to the first floor and 3,600mm to the lower ground floor/basement. The design allows for superb entertaining and living space, and a most impressive leisure area with large pool, gym, dance studio, changing rooms, cinema and secondary kitchen.Situated off Nightingales Lane, one of South Buckinghamshire's most prestigious addresses, a country road linking Little Chalfont and Chalfont St Giles. Under a mile from Little Chalfont which provides a range of shopping facilities, restaurants, highly regarded schools and a library. In the village Chalfont and Latimer station offers a dual rail service to Baker Street (35 minutes), Aldgate and Marylebone (32 minutes). Junction 18 of the M25 provides access to the motorway network, Heathrow and Gatwick airports and the M1 and M40 are both within 5 miles. Central London is easily accessible by road via the M40 (junction 1) and M25 (junction 17).Buckinghamshire is renowned for its education and the area offers an excellent choice of schools for children of all ages, both state and independent. The house sits within the catchment are for the highly regarded Dr Challoners Grammar School and Chesham High School for boys and Dr Challoners High School and Chesham High School for girls.Sporting activities in the area include golf at Harewood Downs, Gerrards Cross, Beaconsfield and Denham; lawn tennis at Gerrards Cross and Beaconsfield; horse racing at Windsor, and the surrounding area has many wonderful footpaths and bridleways providing excellent walks and rides.
Little Chalfont 0.9 miles Chalfont St Giles 3 milesAmersham 2.5 miles Beaconsfield 8 milesLondon Heathrow 19 miles Central London 24 miles(Distances and times approximate)