Gerrards Cross


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Situated in prime Marsham Way, Arkley offers a harmonious blend of historical charm and modern comfort. Originally built in 1922, designed by Robert G Muir, this elegant family residence now provides exceptional living space, tastefully modernised and enhanced to an impressive standard.

Entrance porch with lighting and oak front door leading to the main reception hall.
The generously proportioned reception hall with cloakroom and coat cupboards, features a heated ceramic tiled floor with four sets of glazed double doors and a beautiful oak split staircase, creating a most welcoming atmosphere.

From the reception hall, the drawing room was formerly the billiard room for Arkley and has a large ornate brick fireplace, beamed ceiling and original parquet flooring. The family room with a bay window and exposed beam overlooks the front garden. The sitting room has views of the garden and terrace through full height French doors providing an abundance of natural light. In addition there is a separate study overlooking the garden.

The heart of the home lies in the renovated kitchen/dining room that caters to the demand of contemporary living. Features include under floor heating, a central island with oak circular breakfast table, granite worktop, gas hob with ceiling extractor unit, inset food preparation sink, and storage.

There is a comprehensive range of kitchen cabinets with granite work top providing ample food preparation surface and storage. Integrated appliances include Miele coffee machine, two Miele ovens, Miele microwave, separate full height Liebherr fridge and freezer, dishwasher, Quooker tap, mixer tap with filtered water. Wide bi-fold doors give views of the garden and terrace. There is an inset feature double sided fireplace in the dining area which can also be seen from the sitting room.

From the kitchen there is access to the utility room with sink, granite worktop, bespoke larder cupboard with marble shelf and door to a shower room. There are also doors to a boot room with access to the front, a wine store and door to the double garage which has a vaulted ceiling, two Vaillant boilers, two pressurised water tanks, water softener light and power.

There is an annexed suite from the reception hall which comprises open plan kitchen/living area with fitted kitchen cabinets and appliances, bay window, door to inner lobby with doors to shower room and bedroom. The bedroom has a glazed door opening on to the terrace and access to the front driveway via twin gates.

On the first floor there is a galleried landing with natural light from the second floor atrium.

The principal suite comprises a spacious bedroom overlooking the garden with a glass Juliet balcony, fitted wardrobes, access to further dressing room with a comprehensive range of wardrobes, drawers and shelving and door to the ensuite bathroom.

There are a further three double bedroom suites, bedroom five and family bathroom. There is also a large laundry room comprising storage units and shelving, worktops, sink, and space for separate appliances.

On the second floor the galleried landing has 9ft 10" ceiling height with atrium flooding the area with natural light and doors to bedroom six, shower room and snug room. There is further access to two store areas.

Set back from Marsham Way with a mature front laurel hedge and twin set of electric gates hung on brick piers Arkley has a spacious paved driveway with parking for several cars. Twin wrought iron gates lead down the side of the property to the terrace and rear garden.

Adjoining the property is a wide terrace ideal for alfresco and entertaining. The garden is fully enclosed and divided into two distinct areas comprising a large area of level lawn bounded by mature hedging and shrubs. The swimming pool area has gated access with a sunbathing terrace, pool house with kitchenette, shower, w.c , plant room and wi-fi booster. The swimming pool is heated by a highly efficient air source heat pump. There is also a greenhouse with raised flower beds.

General notes:
Underfloor heating to reception hall, kitchen/dining room and bathrooms.
Sonos system (subscription required) to include ceiling speakers to kitchen/dining room, drawing room, reception hall, principle bedroom and outdoor terrace speakers .
Smart lighting and CAT cabling installed.
Fibre cable to property ( subscription required)

Tenure: Freehold
South Bucks Council Tax Band: H
EPC rating: C

Quick Overview

  • Prime central location close to Gerrards Cross village centre
  • 10 minute walk to shops and railway station
  • Fully refurbished family home retaining original character features
  • Ground floor annex facility for extended family life
  • Located within Gerrards Cross Conservation Area
  • Well proportioned accommodation with an abundance of natural light
  • Five ensuite double bedrooms, two further bedrooms and two shower rooms
  • Double gated driveway with extensive parking and garage
  • Air source heated swimming pool and pool room
  • Mature plot of around 0.43 acre with 112' rear garden and 103' road frontage

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