Laurel Cottage is a Victorian period family home offering versatile accommodation of 2,596 sq ft and is located in the pretty village of Chalfont St Giles. Constructed around the 1880’s this charming home has been extended and refurbished over recent years and is designed to meet the needs of a modern family. The accommodation comprises four double bedrooms with two ensuite shower rooms, family bathroom, home office, large sitting room, open plan kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, dining room, family room and cloakroom. There is a double garage, off street parking for several cars and a beautifully planted rear garden.
Entrance hallway with wood flooring, inset coir mat, space for hanging coats, stairs to first floor, under stairs cupboard and doors to sitting room and kitchen/breakfast room.
The sitting room is a bright double aspect room with a large bay window with window seating overlooking the front garden, another window overlooking the front garden and one window to the side. The log burner with limestone stone surround and granite hearth gives this large room a cosy feel and there is plenty of room to divide this space into separate seating areas.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a wealth of contemporary kitchen cabinets which offer a generous amount of storage including deep pan drawers, pull out carousel units and pull-out larder unit. The quartz worktop provides lots of space for food preparation and a glass splashback completes the look of this luxury kitchen with underfloor heating. There is a one and half bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, fridge/freezer, induction hob with extractor and double oven.
The breakfast room has further kitchen cabinets with quartz work top. There is a window and door to the front and double doors opening onto the rear garden.
The utility room has a range of kitchen cabinets with quartz worktop, sink with mixer tap, water softener, tiled floor with underfloor heating and inset coir mat, door to garden and door to garage. There is space for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for fridge freezer and stairs to home office.
The family room has a built in desk and the three Velux windows and a window overlooking the garden which allows natural light to flood into this versatile room.
The dining room has two windows to the rear and is fitted with a range of bespoke shelving and cupboards. There is a door to an inner lobby with door to garden, door to study and door to cloakroom which is fitted with wash hand basin, w.c and obscure glazed window to front.
The home office is a double aspect room with window to the front and rear. This room is also fitted with a range of bespoke shelving, desk and cupboards.
On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, two ensuites, family bathroom and airing cupboard.
Bedroom one has three windows overlooking the pretty rear gardens. There is a heated walk in wardrobe. The ensuite shower room comprises walk in shower with power shower, w.c, wall mounted wash basin, heated towel rail, mirrored cabinet, and obscure glazed window.
Bedroom two has a Juliet balcony overlooking the garden and archway to dressing area with hanging rails and bespoke shelving. The ensuite shower room comprises walk in shower cubicle with power shower, w.c, wall mounted wash hand basin, heated towel rail and obscure glazed window.
Bedroom three has a window overlooking the front and has a built-in wardrobe and further built-in storage cupboard.
Bedroom four has a window overlooking the front and has a
The family bathroom comprises deep bath with power shower and twin shower screens, w.c, wide wash hand basin with mixer tap and fitted mirror above, heated towel rail and obscure glazed window.
The rear garden is fully enclosed and beautifully designed to make the most of the elevated position. From the house there are three doors giving access to a paved area with electrical points, water tap, outside lighting, space for barbeque and log store. Low rise steps lead up to the rear garden. The garden has been planted with a variety of mature shrubs and trees which creates separate areas of the garden to enjoy and a good degree of privacy. There is a large sandstone patio with lots of space for alfresco dining, several areas of lawn with stepping stones to an arbour, raised beds, composting area, raised vegetable patch, two storage sheds, and a hidden children’s play area.
To the front of the property is a double attached garage with insulated electric roller door, light, power and water supply. The garage can be accessed from the utility room. There is a block paviour drive providing off
road parking for several cars. There is also a garden to the front which is planted
with a variety of cottage garden plants.
Solar panels at this property produce a significant contribution to the household cost of electricity - full details available.
EPC rating: C
Council Tax Band: G
Situated in the pretty village of Chalfont St Giles, the historic home of poet John Milton with a charming village green and duck pond. The village has a strong community feel with a butcher, baker, deli, post office, grocers, supermarket, hairdressers, beauty salon, dentist, kitchen/bathroom designers, doctors surgery, vets, library, restaurants, traditional pubs, sports fields and golf club.
Chalfont St Giles has been voted as one of the best villages to live in the UK. With it's close proximity to Heathrow airport, this location is perfect for those travelling abroad as well as commuters needing easy access to the M25, M4 and A40 into London. Little Chalfont (Metropolitan Line) and Gerrards Cross (Chiltern Line) railway stations are both within a ten minute drive away.
The local Nursery and Junior schools are within an easy walk from this property. In January 2020 the Junior School received an outstanding rating from OFSTED.
For walkers and cyclists, the South Bucks Way and the Chiltern Way run through the village and Hodgemoor Woods offer cycling, horse riding and walking routes.