An opportunity to acquire a unique Grade II listed property with equestrian potential set within just over three acres.
Originally two cottages, this charming brick and flint property has been a much loved family home for over 50 years. Bursting with character features, the property is currently configured with five reception rooms, kitchen and separate utility, four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The property does require modernisation allowing the new owners to create their ideal home.
Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with south facing gardens and land, the property is located at the end of a private no through lane and backs on to open countryside. The cottage is ideally placed within catchment for renowned state and private schooling and within a short drive to train stations for easy access to London.
Bedroom One with En-Suite Shower Room
Situated at the end of a private no through road, Darvills Cottage is approached via a gravelled driveway with parking for several cars in addition to a detached garage.
There is an extensive area laid to lawn at the front of the property, in addition to a rear garden with vegetable patches and a greenhouse.
The plot measures 3.07 acres and in addition to the formal garden, the land is suitable for equestrian use as there are existing stables and a barn.
There is a public footpath running through the garden at the front and a paddock to the side of the property.
Services: Mains electricity and water, cesspit drainage, oil fired central heating
Council Tax Band: G
Local Authority: Wycombe District Council
Turnip End is a hamlet consisting of a handful of properties located on the outskirts of the village of Speen. Speen is one of the most desirable and consistently sought after addresses in the county arguably the archetypal Chilterns village. Speen Stores and Post Office in the heart of the village provide immediate day-to-day requirements, whilst more extensive amenities can be found at nearly Princes Risborough or Great Missenden.
The substantial village green/playing field hosts a pavilion, sports nets and a tennis court, and is home to the annual village fete, bonfire night and Speen festival, as well as other social events throughout the year. Speen has an active community with groups ranging from a cricket club to a Philosophical Society.
Schooling in the area is highly regarded, beginning with the village pre and primary schools, through to local grammar schools including The Royal Grammar for Boys and Wycombe High School for Girls. There are also a number of prestigious independent schools, such as The Gateway and Pipers Corner.
The village itself sits between Great Missenden (just under 6 miles away) and Princes Risborough (just over 4 miles away), each providing more extensive facilities and mainline trains to London Marylebone. A more comprehensive range of shopping and leisure outlets can be found in the large towns of Aylesbury and High Wycombe.
The national motorway network can be accessed at Junction 4 of the M40 at High Wycombe, allowing travel to the M25, the M4 and Heathrow Airport.
The immediate area boasts arguably some of the prettiest Green Belt countryside in the county, designated in its entirety as being within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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