Chalk Lane, Hyde Heath, Amersham, HP6

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6

De Fontenay is a remarkable detached property that has been transformed and refurbished in recent years into a stunning country house, with a refined and meticulous attention to detail. The reception hall welcomes you with an oak staircase featuring barley twist spindles that leads to the galleried first floor landing and then to the second floor. The formal dining room has a round bay window and bi fold doors connecting to the hall and kitchen, creating a great space for entertaining and parties. The graceful drawing room has an open fireplace and stairs down to the lower ground floor where you can find the office/gym, wine store and cinema room. The kitchen/breakfast room is spectacular featuring a bespoke Mark Wilkinson kichen, with a wide range of cupboards, drawers and dressers with contrasting granite worktops and oak breakfast bar. It has integrated appliances including an an Aga with companion, twin dishwashers, microwave, waste disposal, and 'Quooker' hot water tap. The kitchen has a bay window with overlooks the garden with room for a table and chairs for casual dining, and a family area to sit and relax. The study area leads off the kitchen and has limestone flooring and bespoke Mark Wilkinson fitted furniture. A charming octagonal shaped conservatory overlooking the terrace links to the leisure facility, which is filled with natural light from the large windows and roof lantern. The indoor swimming pool offers a wonderful area for fitness and relaxation with a Jacuzzi and changing facilities at one end; space for a gym can be found on the lower ground floor,

The master bedroom suite is superb, with two fully fitted 'His and Hers' dressing rooms and a luxurious en suite bathroom. There are three more bedrooms on this floor, one with an en suite shower room and the others sharing a 'Jack & Jill' bathroom. The second floor landing has a large apex window that gives panoramic views over the Misbourne Valley. There are two more bedrooms on this floor, both with well appointed en suite facilities.

Accessed through electric gates leading to the forecourt area in front of the two double garages, there is ample parking for several cars. There is a large terrace with stone balustrade running across the rear of the house, perfect for outdoor entertaining. The terrace overlooks the spacious lawn with many mature trees and shrubs, such as poplars, spruce and cypress, and a wooded dell in one corner. There is a charming folly thought to date from 1813 at the end of the garden, as well as a fish pond with fountain. The property enjoys stunning views across the Misbourne Valley


De Fontenay is ideally located for those looking to enjoy a semi rural lifestyle as well as commuting to London. Amersham on the Hill, about four miles away, has a variety of shops including Marks & Spencer and Waitrose food halls, as well as the Metropolitan/Chiltern Line station connecting to Baker Street/Marylebone in London. Great Missenden, about three miles away, has the Roald Dahl Museum and story centre, and the Chiltern line station. Amersham old town has a historic high street with period buildings, boutique shops, coaching inns and restaurants. Buckinghamshire is known for its excellent schools, such as Dr Challoner's Grammar School for boys in Amersham and Dr Challoner's High School for girls in Little Chalfont. Hyde Heath is a thriving village three miles west of Amersham, with a lovely common, The Plough pub/restaurant and the village hall, which includes the community shop for everyday needs. The popular Infant School for children 4 – 7 is at the heart of the community. Chalk Lane can be reached from Brays Lane in the village or off the A 413 opposite the turning to Little Missenden.

A number of the internal photos have been digitally staged.

Additional Information:

Council Tax Band H

EPC rating: D

All mains services connected

Tenure: Freehold

Broadband and mobile coverage can be checked here: According to the website standard broadband is available at the property. There is likely to be mobile coverage available.

The property is situated within the Wycombe District Green Belt and the Chilterns AONB

The HS2 Chilterns Tunnel is situated to the north of the property. Further details can be found at

Please note that restrictions relating to future compensation claims in respect of HS2 will be included in the sales contract. The selling agent will be able to provide further information on request.

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