College and County
55 North St
A Grade II listed four double bedroom detached former public house refurbished to a high specification with 2,800 sq. ft. of accommodation on offer. Extensions were made in the Victorian era and the property has been refurbished and further extended by the current owners. These refurbishments and additions include an impressive bespoke kitchen, utility, wet room and master bedroom suite and underfloor heating to the majority of the ground floor. There is also a double detached garage, private driveway parking and a westerly facing garden.
Long Crendon boasts an unrivalled array of beautiful character properties spanning many centuries. Its long meandering high street is bound at one end by an impressive 14th Century grey limestone Church and set amongst a picturesque mixture of colour washed houses and cottages, mostly of the 17th Century. The remainder of Long Crendon consists of a pleasant mix of both period and contemporary property and enjoys a good range of facilities including post office, butchers, general stores, a coffee shop, numerous sporting clubs including tennis and cricket, churches catering for all denominations, a number of public houses and a highly regarded restaurants. For schooling, the village has an excellent primary school, feeding into both the reputable Lord Williams comprehensive school in Thame and the Aylesbury Grammar Schools. A number of good private schools are also situated close by. The golden Cross offers an extremely rare opportunity to acquire a beautiful Grade ll listed residence set in stunning setting in the popular High Street in Long Crendon. The property has been sensitively renovated and extended over time to offer accommodation of the highest order. Upon entering the property the entrance hall with cloakroom and steps down to a cellar with good head height and the entrance further provides access to the principle reception rooms, including a spacious family room with working fireplace, walk-in box bay window and wonderfully elevated views towards the High Street, a dining room featuring a fantastic inglenook fireplace and a bright and cosy sitting room with open fireplace. The kitchen has been tastefully fitted with a bespoke floating units and large range wall cabinets, double ovens and electric hob (gas available). One of the many beautiful features are the extensive tri-folding doors from the kitchen that bring the outside space on offer into a socialable entertaining space for family and friends. To the rear of the kitchen you step up to a utility area with storage, butler sink and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Just off the utility is a delightful and spacious wet room with large rain shower and further steps leading to master bedroom that enjoys private views over rear patio and gardens as well as a walk through dressing room. On the first floor of the main residence The golden Cross offers three further double bedrooms with exposed brick work and many beans as you would expect with a property of this nature. There are two bathrooms on the first floor one of which is a shower room. Externally arrive provides access to a detached double garage and parking for up to 4 cars in front and to the side. The gardens have deep well stocked border, vegetable patch and an extensive patio area. The previous single garage has been converted in to a great covered entertaining area with electric heaters, Wi-Fi and a built in pizza oven. Additional gardens laid mainly to lawn enclosed by a mix of fencing and hedgerow, the gardens offer peaceful seclusion, set in breath taking surroundings and are quite simply outstanding. As part of the modernisation the property benefits from cat-5 cabling and an extra large capacity mains pressure hot water system.
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