A substantial detached six-bedroom family home with swimming pool complex in this highly sought-after private road.
Lamu offers over 7,000 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged in an L-shaped configuration over three floors and and is complimented by a swimming pool complex. Featuring a wealth of oak wooden flooring, oak doors and Italian supplied fitted furniture throughout, the ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall with wall oak panelling and leading to a large L-shaped sitting room with feature fireplace and bow window overlooking the rear garden, a generous drawing room with vaulted ceiling and garden access, a spacious study with vaulted ceiling, built-in shelving and garden access and a dining room with oak wall panelling, bow window and fireplace. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a large kitchen/breakfast room with Italian units and a useful neighbouring fitted utility room with garden access. The kitchen provides a range of Italian contemporary wall and floor units with a large central island and modern integrated appliances, while the breakfast area has space for a good-sized table for more informal dining. There is approved planning consent for a cinema room over the TV annex room overlooking the garden (PL/19/1443/FA).
On the first floor the property offers a large dual aspect principal bedroom with dressing room and modern en suite bathroom with twin sinks and separate walk-in shower with underfloor heating. There is also an additional bedroom with en suite bathroom, two further well-proportioned bedrooms, both with built-in storage, and a family bathroom.
The property's two remaining part-vaulted bedrooms can be found on the second floor, one with an en suite bathroom with freestanding bath and two large open clothes stores and the other with an en suite cloakroom and storage room. EPC rating D
The property is set back from the road and is approached over a block-paved driveway offering private parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to the two separate integral garages, one with direct access to the kitchen.
To the rear, the enclosed garden is laid mainly to lawn bordered by a covered outdoor barbecue / kitchen area and a neighbouring swimming pool complex incorporating 40 ft pool with electric cover, sauna, pool house with substantial seating area, French doors to the garden, attractive oak panelled bar complex with fireplace, a generous changing room with shower room, and boiler room, all boasting Italian flagstones flooring. A generous basement with bar, wine cellar, two additional storage rooms, the whole combining to create an ideal family entertaining space with oak flooring. to the rear of the leisure complex is a roof covered room, the full width of the leisure building, with access doors at each end to keep it separate. This houses pool equipment and general storage for garden equipment.
Gerrards Cross frequently appears in surveys of the most desirable places to live in England and offers a wide range of shopping facilities, including M&S, Waitrose and Tesco, as well as a host of independent stores, cafés and restaurants, public houses, a cinema, community library and superb Chiltern Rail link to London Marylebone. Local sporting amenities are excellent with Dukes Wood Sports Club offering tennis, cricket and hockey, Gerrards Cross Squash Club and Gerrards Cross Golf Club, with Denham and Stoke Park golf clubs also nearby.
Ideal for the commuter, the motorway network can be accessed at Junction 1 M40 (Denham) or Junction 2 M40 (Beaconsfield), linking to the M25, M1, M4, and Heathrow/Gatwick airports while regular services from the villages train station reach central London in around 20 minutes. The area offers an excellent range of state schooling including The Gerrards Cross CofE School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) and The Chalfonts Community College together with a good selection of noted independent schools including Gayhurst, St. Marys, Thorpe House and Maltmans Green.
From Strutt & Parkers Gerrards Cross office, head south-west on Packhorse Road (B416) and after 0.7 mile turn right onto Camp Road. Turn left to stay on Camp Road and after 0.3 mile Lamu can be found on the right-hand side.Read all
- Storm porch
- Reception hall
- TV room
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility room
- Principal bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom
- 2 Additional bedrooms with en suite bathrooms
- 1 Additional bedroom with en suite cloakroom
- 2 Further bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Swimming pool complex with poolhouse, bar, shower room, changing room, sauna room, pump rooms, pool plant and entertainment basement area with bar / cellar and storage
- 2 Garages
- Covered outdoor barbecue/kitchen area
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