7 bedroom Detached House for sale: Chesham Road, The Vale, Buckinghamshire

  • bedrooms 7
  • bathrooms 4
Reference: 36909_28912810


A gated entrance with a sweeping driveway rises to a magnificent country home positioned within stunning and established gardens of approximately 10 acres and enveloped by mature woodland to all three aspects.

The property has a huge degree of flexibility to include a self contained annex and a separate one bedroom apartment giving ample space for staff quarters. Of particular delight are the formal gardens with a wonderful pond area with timber framed pond house which has a wood burning stove and bridge over the water to make this area a useable space all year round!

The main house has a selection of reception areas to include a formal drawing room with a wood burning stove, separate family room with wood burning stove and full height bay window, a living space off the formal kitchen/breakfast room and the most stunning orangery which makes an ideal dining space. Further accommodation on the ground floor includes a study, boot room, utility room and wine cellar.

The bedrooms of the main house are of a particular feature of this property and cleverly designed to really take in the views over the breath taking gardens and outlook beyond, indeed, the master bedroom suite has a large balcony area and full ensuite bathroom with two dressing rooms.

The grounds are predominately laid to lawn with a wide variety of mature shrubs and borders to include a wonderful Japanese Garden to the rear of the detached gym building. The garaging provides enough space to accommodate 4 cars and gives a direct link into the boot room. VIEWING IS ESSENTIAL.

The Location - Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the Green Belt, and with views as far as the eye can see, Short Heath Farm offers the discerning buyer both privacy and the rural dream, yet with excellent, easy access to nearby towns, major road networks, and train stations. Berkhamsted, with its mainline train station providing a regular service to London Euston in around 30 minutes, is just 4 miles away, while Chesham underground station, around 4.5 miles away, is served by the Metropolitan line.

On Your Doorstep - Berkhamsted - The High Street of Berkhamsted runs parallel with Grand Union Canal and offers shops, restaurants and cafs side-by-side with beautiful river walks, picnic spots and canal-side pubs and bistros. You'll find a variety of shops in the town centre ranging from quaint stores and boutiques to high street brands all catering for your everyday needs and shopping spree desires. A traditional market is set-up along the high street every Wednesday and Saturday selling fruits, vegetables and artisan foods fresh from local farmers and producers.

Wining & Dining In Berkhamsted - A great choice of eateries can be found throughout the heart of Berkhamsted such as independent pubs, wine-bars and restaurants and popular favourites such as Here, Giggling Squid, Zaza and Bill's there's something for everyone for every occasion.

Sporting Interests In Berkhamsted - Sporting and leisure activities are well catered for in the Berkhamsted area with the Sportspace centre under half a mile* from
the property providing swimming pool facilities, sports courts and a gym and fitness studio. Playing fields, recreation grounds and woodlands dotted throughout the town all provide green spaces perfect for sports, walks and socialising. The local cricket and golf clubs offer the chance to start up a new hobby and meet new people whilst enjoying the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside.

Education In The Area - There are a number of excellent schools in the area including Berkhamsted School for Boys and Girls, Westbrook Hay, Merchant Taylors for Boys, Heatherton House, Royal Masonic School, Chesham Prep and Wycombe Abbey School for Girls. There is also the world famous Ashridge Management College. A mix of comprehensive and independent institutions from nurseries and primary schools to secondary schools and colleges make this area an ideal place for families.

Transport Links - The property is ideally positioned for easy access to Train stations including Berkhamsted overground station which serves London Euston in approximately 30 minutes which is less than a 10 minute drive away and Chesham under ground can be reached in less than 5 minutes drive. There is easy access to both the M1 and M25 motorway networks which give direct access to the International airports of London Heathrow and London Luton airports in only a 30 minute drive.

Agents Information For Purchasers - Thank you for showing an interest in a property marketed by Sterling Estate Agents.

Please be aware, should you wish to make an offer for this property, we will require the following information before we enter negotiations:
1. Copy of your mortgage agreement in principal.
2. Evidence of deposit funds, if equity from property sale confirmation of your current mortgage balance i.e. Your most recent mortgage statement, if monies in bank accounts the most up to date balances.
3. Passport photo ID for ALL connected purchasers and a utility bill.
Unfortunately we will not be able to progress negotiations on any proposed purchase until we are in receipt of this information.

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Reference: 36909_28912810

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Berkhamsted & Hemel Hempstead Property Centre
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