An immaculately presented, detached family home in mature gardens of about 0.63 of an acre, Merrydown is situated centrally in the prestigious Chalfont Heights private estate in a prime location for the local villages, train stations and schools.
Five bedrooms (1 en-suite) | Family bathroom | Shower room
Kitchen breakfast room
Reception hall | Utility room | Cloakroom
Two garages | Store room
Gardens approximately 0.63 of an acre
The property This delightful and contemporary family home is designed with a fluid and split-level layout to provide spacious and flexible living.
On the ground floor, a welcoming reception hallway leads to the kitchen/breakfast room and attached large dining area with wooden flooring. The kitchen is fitted with maple wood units, integral appliances and granite work surfaces. The sunny family room features a log burner with stone hearth, wide sliding doors leading out to the garden and steps leading up to the music room complete with feature stained glass window. An adjacent sitting room enjoys its own built-in fireplace and similarly wide windows looking out over the garden. Next door, the spacious study has French doors connecting to the garden via a courtyard patio. The first floor is arranged to provide a master bedroom with an exceptionally spacious ensuite bathroom and dressing areas with walk-in wardrobes to both sides.
There are four additional bedrooms, a family bathroom and a separate shower room. Outside Merrydown is very well placed within a most desirable private estate. A deep front lawn, with the house set well back, hosts a longgravel drive leading to a large double garage providing ample space for parking. The sizeable rear, secluded gardens are mainly laid to lawn enjoying a south-westerly aspect, with mature natural screening to the boundaries and a south facing decked area to the side of the house.
Location Merrydown is within easy reach of both Gerrards Cross high street and Chalfont St Peter village Centre. In a recent study by CBRE, a major national Property Consultant, Gerrards Cross was voted London’s most sought-after commuter town and being as little as 21 minutes from Marylebone Station, it’s easy to understand its popularity. The town features excellent shopping facilities including well-known high street names, boutique shops, other independent stores and a wide array of restaurants, bars and cafés. Gerrards Cross also boasts a 2-screen Everyman Cinema and an eclectic mix of leisure and entertainment facilities nearby including an extremely wide choice of golf courses, tennis clubs, and gym/spa/fitness centres.
If you enjoy exploring, Gerrards Cross is the gateway to the stunning Chiltern Hills area of outstanding natural beauty. Much nearer to home areBlack Park Country Park offering 530 acres of attractive woodland, grassland and heath land with Colne Valley Park providing a mosaic of farmland and woodland including 60 lakes and200 miles of river and canals. There is a large selection of high performing independent and renowned outstanding grammar and other state schools inthe area.As well as being within easy commuting distance from central London, Gerrards Crosshas excellent access to the M40, M25 and wider motorway network. If travelling further afield, Heathrow T5 is less than 12 miles away.
Directions From Strutt and Parker’s office, head south-easton Ethorpe Crescent. Turn left onto Packhorse Road/B416 and drive for 0.9 miles. Take the2nd exit at the roundabout, turn immediately left into the Chalfont Heights estate, followWoodside Hill to the top and turn left into EllisAvenue. The property will be found towards the end of the avenue on the left hand side. General Local Authority: Chiltern District Council Tel:01494 792000 There is a subscription to Chalfont Heights Roads Committee (responsible for the management and upkeep of the estate) of £300pa