• For Sale
  • Guide price 3,200,000 GBP 
  • Build Size: 7,519 ft2
  • Land Size: 7,519 ft2
  • Bedroom: 6
  • Bathroom: 6
A prominent and characterful Grade II listed house in the market town of Wendover.
The Grange is a charming Grade II listed property dating back to the 1600s. The house sits in a very sought after location at the heart of the town of Wendover in approximately 0.57 acres of gardens and grounds. The house provides a peaceful setting with lovely gardens and a wide range of characterful and well-proportioned reception rooms.The Grange was owned from 1789 to 1794 by John Barker Church, one of only two American revolutionaries to sit in the English Parliament, the other being Henry Grager Jr. He was also the brother in law of Hamilton, who is featured in the musical as one of the most influential founding fathers of America. Hamilton and Church were business partners and friends - they had married sisters. Hamilton went on to have a love affair with John Barker Church's wife Angelica Schuyler. She is featured in the musical and Church is referred to as her ''Wealthy husband”.The current owners have owned the house for over 20 years and have carried out a range of works to the house, whilst retaining and enhancing the architectural charm. With the heart of the house being originally from the 17th Century, with beamed ceilings, there is also a later Georgian addition, which boasts many original features including impressive fireplaces, corniced ceilings and sash windows with shutters.There is an excellent range of reception rooms in the house, perfect for family life and entertaining. Of particular note are the double aspect Georgian drawing room with 14ft high ceilings and a magnificent fireplace with carved wood surround and marble insets. The room is very bright and accommodates a large 18th Century original bay window facing the garden and opens as a door. The dining room is also extremely impressive with a large chandelier, beautiful fireplace, and wonderful bay window to the front. There is also a family room, library, and study. The kitchen and breakfast room is spacious and fit for purpose with bi-folding doors opening out to the garden. There is also a door directly from the kitchen to the indoor swimming pool, which is complete with wet room, jacuzzi and sauna.The first floor offers a principal bedroom with dressing room and sizeable en suite bathroom. There are then four further bedrooms on the first floor, all with en suite facilities. The second floor accommodates a self-contained guest suite with a bedroom, bathroom, small kitchen, sitting room/ second bedroom and a roof terrace.GardensOutside, the garden is very peaceful and private, a real oasis of calm. Just like the house, it incorporates some lovely features, including large terraces to enjoy sitting outside, beautiful rose sections and a series of water features. The kitchen, drawing room, family snug, study and pool all open onto the terrace so there's a lovely sense of connection between inside and out, the outlook is just stunning all year round.
The Grange is situated in the heart of Wendover. Wendover is a picturesque market town situated at the foot of the Chiltern Hills. The property is close to the train station which provides a direct service to London Marylebone from as little as 46 minutes. There are plenty of shopping and leisure facilities available in the town, with the wider range of shops and amenities found in the nearby town of Aylesbury. The local sporting opportunities include the well-known Ellesborough golf club, which is only a short distance away, the Wendover tennis and squash club and the Aylesbury sailing club. The local schooling is excellent with John Hampden and John Colet school and a range of Grammar schools, nearby.Wendover train station 0.4 miles (trains to London Marylebone from 46 minutes)Aylesbury 5 milesAmersham 10.3 miles (Metropolitan line to Baker Street in 47 minutes)Oxford 26 milesCentral London 42.5 miles
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A prominent and characterful Grade II listed house in the market town of Wendover., South East, England, United Kingdom is a 7,519ft2 South East luxury listed for sale Guide price 3,200,000 GBP. This high end South East is comprised of 6 bedrooms and 6 baths. Find more luxury properties in South East or search for luxury properties for sale in South East.