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Commonside, Downley, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 5XG

4 bedrooms
2 reception rooms
2 bathrooms

Key Features

  • Spacious extended family home
  • Stunning views over Downley Common and beyond
  • Detached, flexible, and extended family residence, originally built in 1830 as the village shop
  • Welcoming entrance hall and downstairs WC
  • Large lounge with views of common land and downstairs study / playroom
  • Extended open plan kitchen / dining room and separate utility room
  • Bedroom 4 garden room annex with walk-in ensuite shower room on the ground floor
  • 3 further bedrooms and four piece bathroom on the 1st floor
  • Enclosed South facing patios and garden to the rear & off road parking to the front
  • Internal viewing an absolute must!

Detached Council tax band: F Tenure: Freehold

Originally constructed in 1830 as Downley's village shop, The Pink House was initially converted for residential use in the 1950's and, more recently; the property has been sympathetically restored, improved, extended and modernised. The accommodation is flexible, well planned and spacious, and is presented in exemplary decorative order. Benefiting from gas central heating to radiators, underfloor heating in communal areas and retaining some of the original features of the building including fireplaces and sash windows. The character features combine with a re-modelled and restyled kitchen, family bathroom and with a sunny, self-contained garden annex to the rear providing a fourth bedroom/family room. The rear gardens are enclosed and the property overlooks acres the woodland and common land of Downley Common which stretches onward to the National Trust property Hughenden Manor.

Entrance Hall:

3x3m entrance hall, Solid oak door to front double radiator, slate flooring with timed underfloor heating, built in storage cupboards. Latched door with staircase to first floor.


 Two piece WC suite comprising, pedestal wash hand basin and low-level WC, tiled splashback.  Slate flooring with underfloor heating, ceiling spotlights and extractor.

Lounge 5.66m (18'7") x 4.95m (16'3")

Two sash windows to front aspect providing the most delightful views over Downley Common, central feature multi-fuel log burner , three radiators, door to storage cupboard, original shelving from the village shop, double stripped doors to breakfast room and door to study. Wi-Fi access point.

Study/playroom/bedroom 5 3.18m (10'5") x 1.78m (5'10")

Double aspect room, sash window to front, sash window to side, also proving delightful views to the common, window to side, two radiators, extractor fan and Superfast broadband connection.

 Kitchen/Dining Room 7.82m (25'8") x 3.63m (11'11")

Large open plan kitchen/dining space with solid hardwood floor, fitted with a range of wall and base Ash units with concealed carousel unit, soft closing doors and draws. Solid Walnut wood worktops and ceramic tiled splash backs, wall mounted extractor unit. 1+1/2 bowl Villeroy & Boch sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap, built-in Neff dishwasher, two built in Neff fridges, built-in electric Neff oven, four ring electric hob, window to rear, two double-glazed electric, rain sensing Velux skylights, two radiators, double glazed double doors to South facing garden. Ceiling spotlights. Walk in access to utility room.

Inner Hallway to downstairs garden room

Double glazed  hardwood windows to the side. Radiator. Double glazed door to the rear garden and doors leading to bedroom 4, and utility room.

Utility Room 2.24m (7'4") x 1.45m (4'9")

Newly added utility room with ‘Butler-style’ sink, space for washing machine (with hot and cold water input, and mains drainage), space for chest freezer and tumble dryer, fridge freezer. Door to storage space

Storage Space: 3.40m (11'2") x 2.32m (7'7")

With up and over electric garage door. Power sockets. Currently used as additional storage.

Bedroom 4.96m (16'3") x 2.57m (8'5")

Extended annex to rear. Ground floor garden room / double bedroom with En-suite. Hardwood double glazed window, double glazed French doors to garden for morning sunshine. Solid oak flooring. Door to newly added En-suite walk in shower room

En-suite walk in Shower Room

Fitted with three piece suite comprising double shower area with shower over with extractor. Spotlights.  Heated bathroom mirror, and upright heated chrome radiator. Low-level WC tiled splashback. Door to shelved airing cupboard.

First floor with character ‘port-hole’ window to the rear. Access to boarded loft space with pull down ladder and lighting.

Bedroom 3.65m (12') x 3.37m (11'1")

Double bedroom. Sash window to front with views over the common, two radiators, built in double wardrobe cupboard with hanging space and shelving above.

Bedroom 3.34m (10'11") x 3.08m (10'1")

Double bedroom. Sash window to front with views over the common, cast iron feature fireplace, built in storage cupboards, radiator.

Bedroom 3.53m (11'7") x 3.34m (10'11")

Double bedroom. South facing with sash window to rear, radiator and original shop shelving.

Bathroom 3.18m (10'5") x 3.18m (10'5"):

Double aspect room with sash windows to rear and window to side. Four piece comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with pressurised wall mounted drencher shower. Roll top bath with claw feet, Victorian style shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC. Tiled splash areas, radiator and extractor. Varnished solid oak flooring.

Outside Rear garden:

South facing garden with two natural stone paved patios areas with low level retaining brick wall and stone steps leading to an area of lawn, outside light, power and tap.  Three wooden log stores. To the rear boundary there is a raised area that would be suitable for an outdoor gym/ office/ workshop/ children’s play area (subject to any necessary permission). Raised area for vegetables and greenhouse structure.

To the front is an attractively cobbled drive providing off road parking for one car with double power socket and hot and cold taps.

Viewing is highly recommended

Floorplan 1

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