An exquisite and chic contemporary country home set within magnificent grounds approaching 5 acres. The cleverly designed architecture boasts excellent sized rooms throughout with an emphasis on natural light and entertaining space.
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Constructed of mellow red brick under a clay tile roof, Langley Wood House was completed in early 2016 and is finished to an exceptional standard.
Internally the house combines light and spacious reception rooms on the ground and lower ground floors, with five bedrooms and bathroom suites on the first floor. There is an additional sixth bedroom and bathroom suite on the lower ground level. Of particular note is the sheer volume of the habitable space (over 11,000 sq. ft. in total) and the drawing room which measures 42'0" x 31'0" with windows to the South, East and West. The entrance hall gives a wonderful sense of arrival, with a double height vaulted ceiling, glazed doors into the garden, and a wonderful sweeping staircase leading to the first floor.
The kitchen is beautifully designed with clean lines and a curved central island whilst being open plan through to the dining and sitting areas.
Langley Wood House caters for today's modern living standards and includes Lutron lighting, wiring for audio system, air handling system in the entertainment room and automated blinds into he principal reception room.
This property has 4.75 acres of land.
Gardens and Grounds A sweeping gravel driveway leads to a large parking and turning area and a lit stone path to the main entrance. The gardens are laid mostly to lawn and studded with a selection of mature trees including cedar of Lebanon, Eucalyptus, Scots Pine and Horse Chestnuts, some of which are underlit. The laurel hedges add to the privacy of the grounds whilst mature deciduous woodland provides a majestic backdrop. A stone and pavoir terrace surrounds the entire house and overlooks the principal lawns with lighting which, together with a Julian Christian garden entertainment lodge that can accommodate ten people for outdoor dining and entertainment.
Outside There is a traditionally constructed large outbuilding suitable for a range of alternative uses (subject to planning consent). Planning consent has been granted for the construction of an indoor swimming pool which will be fully glazed on two sides and measures about 57'5 x 32'5. Planning consent has also been granted for a new garage block comprising two double garages, an open double garage and an enclosed store.
Langley Wood House sits elegantly within a private and secluded setting on one of the most sought after and exclusive locations in the Home Counties. The nearby village of Fulmer (1.4 miles) has a church, village hall, pub and recreation ground. Gerrards Cross (3 miles) has a greater selection of amenities including supermarkets, banks, cafes, restaurants and a cinema together with a mainline station offering fast and frequent direct services into London Marylebone (taking approximately 20 minutes).
There are excellent transport links into the City via the national motorway network (M40 J1 3 miles and M25 J16 5 miles). Langley Wood House is also ideally placed for London Heathrow Airport (12 miles) as well as Gatwick Airport (49 miles).
Buckinghamshire is renowned for its schooling, including a selection of excellent grammar schools such as Dr Challoners in Amersham, Royal Grammar School in High Wycombe and Beaconsfield High School together with highly regarded independent schools including Stowe, St Mary's, St George's Ascot and Wycombe Abbey.
There is a wide selection of golf courses in the area including Beaconsfield, Stoke Park and The Buckinghamshire Golf Club. The famous Ascot and Windsor race courses are also nearby.Read all
- Entrance hall
- Drawing room
- Kitchen/Dining area/Sitting area
- Family room
- Utility room and two cloakrooms
- Master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom
- Five further bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms
- Entertainment room
- Mature gardens and grounds, woodland and planning for indoor pool
- Planning for extensive garaging
- In all about 4.75 acres
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