A substantial detached property, with a cinema room and one bed annexe, surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds
The property was built in 1961 in the shape of an aircraft with the balconies forming the cockpits and the wings either side and is set within the Fulmer conservation area. It was built and designed to maximise the south facing views over its own glorious grounds which extends to approximately 4 acres the property did have planning permission to extend (ref 12/1533/ful)
Fugelmere Grange is an immaculately presented property offering generously proportioned accommodation, arranged across two floors, in an unique configuration with east and west wings. The interior has been fully updated to elevate the property to a modern, contemporary home while features such as a self-contained one-bedroom annexe provide flexible opportunities for use. There is ground floor underfloor heating and air-conditioning in main rooms and triple glazed doors and windows throughout.
The main entrance leads through into the grand double-height reception hall with its sweeping staircase and fireplace. From here a door leads through into the generously sized open plan kitchen and family area. This light-filled space benefits from two sets of bi-fold doors opening the room to the outside deck. The contemporary kitchen features sleek units, integrated appliances including triple ovens, and a substantial kitchen island with breakfast bar.
There is an expansive 37ft drawing room featuring bi-fold doors leading out onto a verandah, with steps leading down into the garden, as well as a dining room, a dedicated cinema room, and a large fitted office. The ground floor also benefits from a utility and two cloakrooms.
On the first floor, the impressive principal bedroom benefits from extensive built-in storage, a large en suite bathroom with separate shower, and a sizeable balcony overlooking the garden. Located in the east wing is a second generously sized bedroom with dressing room plus living area, en suite bathroom and balcony, while two further en suite bedrooms are located in the west wing of the property. Above the garage, with both internal access and its own entrance, there is a one-bedroom annexe that features a spacious open plan kitchen and breakfast room, a good-sized bedroom with built-in storage and a shower room. A laundry room and further balcony are also accessed from the first-floor hallway.
Outside there are 3 entrances to the property.
This property has 4 acres of land.
Enjoying a peaceful and private situation bordering onto open countryside, the property is approached via a private driveway from the main road leading to a large parking area with turning circle. Beautifully landscaped grounds wrap around the property, with large areas laid to lawn. Several areas have been designed especially for al fresco dining and entertaining, including a spacious deck leading from the rear of the property, and a circular patio with uninterrupted countryside views. Several semi mature and mature trees are studded across the property, adding interest and shade, while a lagoon style pond offers a unique feature.
Set away from the main road near the centre of Gerrards Cross, the property is in a convenient location close to day-to-day amenities, as well as great shopping and dining options. Gerrards Cross frequently appears in surveys of the most desirable places to live in England and offers a wide range of shopping facilities including independent boutique shops as well as M&S and Waitrose stores together with cafés and restaurants, public houses, a cinema, community library and superb Chiltern Rail link to London Marylebone. Local sporting amenities are excellent with town squash and golf clubs and Dukes Wood Sports Club offering tennis, cricket and hockey.
Ideal for the commuter, the motorway network can be accessed at Junction 1 (Denham) or Junction 2 (Beaconsfield) of the M40, linking to the M25, M1, M4, and Heathrow/Gatwick airports while regular Chiltern Line services from the towns train station reach central London in around 20 minutes.
The mainline station less than two miles away provides a direct link to central London in just half an hour, while the property also benefits from excellent road links, with both the M25 and M40 being easily accessed nearby. Located near the edge of the Colne Valley Regional Park, the town of Gerrards Cross benefits from proximity to unspoilt green spaces, and there are also several good golf clubs in the area.
South Buckinghamshire is renowned for its excellent range of state schooling for boys and girls, including Fulmer Infant School, The Gerrards Cross CofE School (both rated Outstanding by Ofsted) and the Chalfonts Community College together with notable independent schools include St. Marys, Thorpe House, Gayhurst and Maltmans Green.
From the Strutt & Parker office in Gerrards Cross, head south-east on Oxford Road (A40) towards Dukes Wood Ave, and then turn right onto Fulmer Road where the property is located.Read all
- Reception hall
- Drawing room
- Dining room
- Cinema room
- Kitchen/Family area
- Wine cellar
- Boiler room
- 2 Cloakrooms
- Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom and balcony
- 3 Further bedrooms with en suites
- Triple garage
- 2 Stables
- EPC rating C
- Annexe: Kitchen/breakfast room
- Shower room