A unique opportunity to purchase this delightful grade II listed, four bedroom, detached cottage situated in a highly sought after semi-rural position fronting Hawridge Common. Dating back to the 17th century, Box Tree Cottage offers a wealth of character throughout retaining many original features of the period, whilst further benefiting from attractive, mature gardens, off street parking, and a detached garage. The property enjoys charming views over the common and is just a short walk away from the popular local public house and primary school. Chain free. Freehold.
From our office proceed along Broad Street which merges into Berkhampstead Road, at the roundabout head straight over onto Vale Road, then continue along and the road eventually merges with Cholesbury Lane (you will see the sign for Hawridge Common). Box Tree Cottage can be found shortly on the left-hand side.
Hawridge is a picturesque village in the Chiltern Hills surrounded by wonderful open countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty popular with horse riders, cyclists and walkers alike. The village features a church, public house, cricket club and primary school. Hawridge is situated approximately 3 miles northwest of the popular old market town of Chesham, which is positioned at the end of the Metropolitan Line providing a fast rail service into the West End and City of London (Baker Street approx. 55 minutes). Nearby Chesham provides a busy pedestrianised high street, featuring a twice weekly market selling local produce, specialist individual shops and national retailers including Waitrose, Boots and Sainsburys. In addition, the Elgiva Theatre/Cinema offers a regular programme whilst Lowndes Park includes a lake, children's playground and immediate access to the surrounding countryside, which forms part of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Chesham station is approximately 3.8 miles from the property and access to the motorway network can be found at nearby Hemel Hempstead (M1), Chorleywood (M25) and Beaconsfield (M40).
The area is also recognised for its highly regarded schooling at both primary and senior level including the acclaimed Chesham Grammar School and the renowned Dr Challoners Grammar Schools. Independent schooling is also well catered for with Chesham Preparatory School (mixed), The Beacon School (boys) and Heatherton House (girls) locally for nursery to Year 8: whilst senior schooling can be found at Berkhamsted School (boys and girls), Royal Masonic (girls) and Pipers Corner (girls).