Finchley House, Bovingdon Green, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

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Bedrooms: 6













Finchley House is a considerable double-fronted family property offering over 3,100 sq. ft of stylish accommodation arranged over four floors, in a quiet and secluded setting. Built in 1995 to modern standards but of a classic mansion house design in 2 acres of land with large heated outdoor swimming pool and pool house.

The airy reception hall with its cloakroom, store cupboard and turned stairway to the first floor also gives access to the versatile converted lower ground floor. The space currently houses a well-appointed utility room and a purpose-built cinema room with inbuilt speakers and ARCAM amplifier.

On the ground floor, the accommodation flows to a front-facing study with a fireplace and the expansive open-plan kitchen and living space with attractive brick-laid flooring. The kitchen is dual aspect in French country farmhouse style with underfloor heating, comprises a wide range of bespoke wooden wall and base cabinetry, a central island with inset sink and several deluxe appliances, including two AGA range stoves. The adjacent sociable family area has glazed bi-folding doors to the garden, and open access to the sizeable conservatory alongside, with both rooms enjoying panoramic views of the garden and pool. Completing the floor is a 25 ft. central sitting room with fireplace and plush carpeting. The sitting room also boasts a bespoke shelving with lit display recesses.

The first floor comprises a large dual-aspect principal suite, spanning the depth of the property and benefits a wall of bespoke fitted wardrobes, headboard, side cabinets and a stylish en suite bathroom. On this floor, there is also a family bathroom and two double bedrooms.

The second floor comprises two further dual-aspect bedrooms and a contemporary shower room.


Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council

Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Central heating.

Council Tax: Band G

Tenure: Freehold

EPC Main Residence: C

EPC Summerhouse: D

The village of Bovingdon has a popular public house, several shops, a Post Office, primary school, and various restaurants. The exclusive Bovingdon Green is home to the Queen Elizabeth II Field in Trust status and a thriving cricket club.

The house backs onto Green Farm which dates to 1450 and is of historical significance. The public walkway on the West side of the property leads to the Boxmoor trust land that is popular with walkers.

The nearby towns of Chesham and Berkhamsted offers a comprehensive range of additional facilities, including shopping, leisure, and cultural amenities and with easy reach of mainline stations, Chesham offering the London underground metropolitan line, Chalfont & Latimer offering frequent Metropolitan line services as well as Chiltern rail services and Hemel Hempstead offering West Midlands trains, all with links to London within 25 minutes. Convenient road connections are available via the M1 and M25.The area offers a variety of well-regarded schools locally including Lockers Park, St Albans, Chesham Grammar and Berkhamsted.

The property is approached via a secure gated entrance opening to an extensive brick-laid forecourt with double detached garages. The landscaped south-westerly facing garden and 2-acre semi-rural plot, comprise a rear paved terrace flowing to the full-size 12m x 5m lit heated outdoor swimming pool and outbuildings. There are large expanses of lush level lawn enclosed via mature evergreen hedging, established planting and trees, a kitchen garden, an inset circular seating area, paddock, green house, orchard and an enviable two-storey summer house with built-in bar, cloakroom, bi-folding doors, and timber-framed floor-to-ceiling windows with pool views.

01727 530090

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