Beautiful modern home set in about 58 acres of land with outbuildings and an agricultural barn.
Longwood is a beautiful Georgian style house set in about 58 acres of land with landscaped gardens, outbuildings, equine facilities and magnificent rural views. Nestled at the end of a long drive, the house occupies an idyllic hidden rural location. The property has been refurbished and extended by the current owners and finished to an exceptional standard with state of the art technology including Control4 Home Automation, Sonos sound system and a Rako lighting system. Additional features include a ground source heat pump, limestone flooring, stone clad bathrooms, sash windows and underfloor heating.
The reception hall is spacious with an oak staircase leading to the first floor and French doors opening on to the rear terrace with lovely views of the garden. The well-proportioned sitting room has windows on three sides offering wonderful garden views and a feature limestone fireplace with a wood burner. A large remote controlled cinema screen transforms the room into a home cinema.
The superb kitchen/breakfast/family room is a wonderful family living space, extending the full depth of the house. The kitchen is beautifully fitted with bespoke units complemented by quartz worktops. Integrated Gagganau appliances include an induction hob and extractor, two ovens, wine cooler, fridge/freezer and a Quooker tap. An impressive island with a breakfast bar and seating for six is a real feature of the room. Two sets of bi-fold doors open on to the terrace and a marble fireplace with a log burner is a focal point in the family room. The adjacent utility room is large, with full height fitted cupboards and base units with quartz worktops, and a stable door giving access to the side garden. A study and two cloakrooms complete the accommodation on this floor.
On the first floor a galleried landing, overlooking the reception hall, gives commanding views to the front and rear. The opulent master bedroom is triple aspect with a dressing room fitted in walnut wood cabinetry. The fully clad marble en suite bathroom has a freestanding bath with TV and a separate shower. A lovely dual aspect bedroom lies on the other side of the house with an en suite shower room. Three further bedrooms, one with fitted wardrobes, are served by a family bathroom. Providing access to the two rear bedrooms is a lovely living area, ideal for teenagers, which could have multiple uses, with eaves storage and a bespoke media unit.
Electric gates open from the drive into a courtyard providing ample parking for multiple vehicles and a double bay car port. The drive continues, giving access to the outbuildings and equine facilities.
The beautiful landscaped gardens, with Cotswold stone pathways and areas of lawn and trees, surround the house. A spacious terrace at the rear of the house includes an integrated pond with a water feature, and far reaching views, and is an ideal spot for outside entertaining. The gardens include a belt of woodland and an orchard area, with raised vegetable and herb beds to the side of the house.
The equine facilities include a yard with a large open barn next to the three bay stable block with tack room and a separate workshop. Adjacent lies a 4697 sq ft secure agricultural steel outbuilding which is fully insulated and is ideal to house plant machinery etc. The land, which is predominately flat, extends to about 58 acres with two paddocks and stunning distant countryside views.
Mains connected electricity and water. Ground source heating system and private drainage. Please note that none of these services have been tested.
Saunderton 1.7 miles, Princes Risborough 2.7 miles, High Wycombe 6.8 miles, Heathrow (T5) 30.7 miles.
Longwood is located in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, surrounded by Chiltern countryside affording the most wonderful views. The village of Saunderton has a main line railway station via High Wycombe to London Marylebone. The town of Princes Risborough offers a range of local facilities including cafes and restaurants, day to day shops such as M&S Simply Food and a main line train service to London Marylebone with fast trains from 37 minutes. The larger town of High Wycombe also provides excellent shopping, educational and recreational facilities and a mainline train service to London Marylebone. All distances and times are approximate and correct at time of writing.
The county of Buckinghamshire is renowned for its high standard of education with the area being served by a good number of state and independent schools catering for girls and boys of all ages including Wycombe Abbey, Godstowe, Pipers Corner, Royal Grammar School and Wycombe High School to name a few.
Square Footage: 11,264 sq ft
Acreage: 58.49 Acres