A large elegant Edwardian house totally refurbished in 2014 to a very high specification, nestled in the heart of this quintessentially English country village, provides spacious luxury accommodation over three floors with 6 large bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 5 reception rooms and a garage. The house has been sympathetically renovated keeping several original fireplaces and interior features.
Outside, the house offers private gardens of approx. 0.75 acres, overlooking The Thames Valley towards Cliveden House at Taplow. The House has services of a local manager to check guests in and out, and advise the visitors of the day to day running of the house (alarms, heating, satellite TV, Wi Fi, Cookers etc).
The 6 bedrooms and bathrooms offer variety of luxurious accommodation over the top two floors of the house and all but top twin have satellite television.
On the top floor, one principal suite offers a large bedroom with vaulted ceiling and beautiful views over farmland towards Cliveden House. The room is tastefully furnished with designer wallpaper, crushed velvet accessories, silk curtains and crystal beading giving a somewhat boudoir feel. Leading off from the bedroom is the spacious white and grey marble bathroom with large circular bath, television built into mirrored effect walls, large walk in rain shower with side jets plus other usual facilities. The second bedroom on this floor has twin beds plus a day bed with trundle bed under, sleeping up to 4 comfortably. This is a great kids room! The adjacent bathroom has a full size bath with hand shower, basin and toilet.
On the first floor, the principal suite has a very large bedroom, sumptuously decorated in gilt and blue with huge super king size bed and French Versailles style furniture. The bathroom is mainly slab marble with a twin walk in shower, twin basins and television concealed in the above sink mirror plus lovely views over the local countryside.
To the rear on this floor is the smallest bedroom which comfortably houses twin single beds plus furniture and an ensuite shower room.
To the front we have two king sized rooms. The 'pink' room is decorated in deep pink and bronze with a king size bed, limed furniture, television, beautiful ensuite bathroom with full sized bath, walk in shower and double width basin, overlooking the old cricket common. The 'blue room' is again of large proportion with king sized metal frame bed and cream painted furniture. The adjacent bathroom has full sized bath with shower, basin and w.c. also overlooking the old cricket common.
The luxury bespoke kitchen and spacious breakfast room are at the rear of the house, taking advantage of views over lovely rolling fields and the beautiful morning sun. Cooking facilities include two full sized ovens, steam oven and microwave/grill set in the popular cube formation. There is an induction hob, dishwasher, American fridge/freezer, wine fridge and a large array of cupboards, granite work tops and preparation areas. The utility room includes laundry items and easy access to the rubbish disposal area through the back door plus side entrance to the detached double garage. The breakfast area houses a large oak table and seating for 12 people with easy access to the rear garden through 2 sets of French doors. There are also 2 televisions, one in the cooking area and one overlooking the breakfast table and the music system can also be operated from here.
The formal dining room is situated at the front of the house. This is a large airy room with a fine oblong dining table and twelve comfortable dining chairs - ideal for a formal dinner party or large family lunch.
The Orchard has four reception rooms in addition to the kitchen/breakfast room.
The Family room is next to the kitchen and connected by double doors making it easy to keep an eye on the younger family members whilst preparing food etc. The room has a comfortable corner sofa.
The modern Lounge with large cinema style TV and Hi-Fi System is large and suitable for any function and is situated opposite the family room across the inner hallway. This room leads off from the breakfast room via double doors and has side french windows leading to the patio and garden. The large room is sunny during the day and early evening making it ideal to swing open the doors and take in the garden during the summer months. Furnished in a tasteful modern way with twin cream chenille sofas, turquoise scatters and rug and glass accessories and housing the huge curved entertainment screen the room is minimalist yet cosy - a versatile area lending itself to many uses.
At the front of the house is the study. Next to the study is the morning room. This room is traditionally furnished and with a fine limestone fireplace, for ornamental purposes only, a quiet room ideal for reading and without the interference of a television!
The hot tub, located in the attractive gardens, is operational from the 1st April through to the 30th September only.