Mere Road, Finmere

£700,000 Offers Over
  • Type: Character Property
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
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Property Features

  • Period Property
  • Self Contained One Bedroom Annexe
  • Private Walled Garden
  • Four Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom and Separate W.C
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Snug, Study.
  • Original Features
  • Flexible Living Accommodation
  • Two Door AGA
  • Village Location
  • Off Road Parking

Property Summary

A beautifully presented four bedroom period home, with the benefit of a self contained one bedroom annex and south facing walled garden, tucked away in the heart of the desirable Buckinghmashire village of Finmere, which is close to excellent schools and commuter links.

Full Details

Mere House is a substantial Grade II Listed mainly Georgian family home full of character features, including an elegant panelled sitting room with display alcoves.

The present owners have undertaken a comprehensive programme of restoration and improvement with careful attention to detail to enhance the period features and to provide every modern comfort and convenience.

An eight panelled front door leads in to a traditional entrance hall. The sitting room has pretty bench window seating, a fireplace with a stone mantle and surround, that has a gas fire makes this a charming room to relax in.

French windows lead out to the delightful rear garden.
Adjacent is the dining room and a family room with a Victorian cast iron fireplace, shelved recess and again a bench window seat.

The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted and has a stock brick recess housing a two door gas fired Aga, with views over the garden and plenty of space for a farmhouse table and chairs it is a lovely room for casual entertaining.

There is a Mezzanine floor that works very well as a study and a W.C completes the ground floor accommodation.

On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, the largest of which is double aspect and has fitted wardrobes. A fifth room would make for the ideal nursery or dressing room. The family bathroom has both a shower cubicle with a rainfall shower and a panelled bath.

On the second floor are two further bedrooms and a night cloakroom.

With a separate access and situated within the grounds is The Garden Barn. Beautifully fitted with oak joinery and flooring and finished to a high standard it offers flexible accommodation that could suit a number of purposes.

The sitting room is open plan with the kitchen area fitted with cream painted units, integrated appliances and wooden work surfaces. Stairs lead to the bedroom and bathroom.

Outside are lawned gardens with a stone retaining wall and raised planters which are full of colour. There are wide areas of flagstone terraces and a timber storage barn. The gardens are secluded and very private.

With a southerly aspect the garden is ideal for enjoying long summer evenings and Al-fresco dining with friends and family.

A double width timber gate leads out to a car parking area to the side of the property, which has a hard slip proof surface.

Situated on the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire borders, the sought after village of Finmere benefits from a church England school, a pub, a 14th Century church, a village hall which hosts a number of activities and a recreational ground, home to cricket and football clubs.

The historic market town of Buckingham is about four and half miles away and has a good selection of shops, pubs, restaurants, a leisure centre and schooling including the renowned Royal Latin Grammar School and a number of primary and secondary schools. There are a variety of local independent schools in the area including Stowe School.

Trains to London Marylebone can be found at Bicester and to London Euston from Milton Keynes.

There are easily accessible main road connections to the M1 and M40 motorways. M40 J9 Approx. 13 miles away, M1 J13 is approx. 22 miles away, Bicester North Station is approx. 8 Miles away (Marylebone approx. 55 minutes).