Standing in an elevated position half a mile from the village of Fingest, Mousells is a beautifully presented Country House with stunning panoramic views of the Hambleden Valley. The main house has striking brick and flint elevations, the accommodation is beautifully presented and arranged to give all the principal rooms enjoyable views both up down the valley. In addition to the main house, there is wonderful detached guest barn and an oak frames garage block with a full length room over.
The house is entered into a welcoming entrance hall with an open fire, from here all the rooms are accessed. The living room and panelled drawing room are at either end of the house offering alternate aspects of the wonderful landscape of the valley and rolling hills. The Living room has a wonderful open fireplace with views towards the village, whilst the drawing room steps out to a raised patio with commanding views of the valley. The kitchen steps out to a separate patio area leading down to the pool and has welcoming Aga oven. The kitchen leads through to the separate dining room. Also on this floor is the study and cloak room. The main stairs leads to the landing and there is a second stairs that leads up to the first floor and down to the lower ground floor domestic room and garaging.
On the first floor all the bedrooms enjoy stunning views. the Principal suite has a large bedroom, separate dressing room and ensuite shower room. The main guest suite has a separate bedroom and bathroom, there are three other double bedrooms and family bathroom. The lower floor has a large integral double garage, utility room and store room.
Standing in the corner of the lower garden, the Barn is arranged as a beautiful guest or party building, the main area is open plan with full height vaulted beamed ceilings, there are french doors to the front and rear letting in plenty of light with a large wood burning stove. There is a mezzanine sleeping area, shower room and a very stylish hand built kitchen with integrated appliances and wine fridge. The perfect area to host a dinner party.
A more recent addition, this attractive oak framed building, has three separate bays, with tiled floors power and fully insulated. The first also has a w/c and kitchenette. Above the garaging is a full length room additional accommodation or gym.
Mousells has two separate driveway entrances with security entry, the main driveway sweeps up to the house, past the garage building to a large parking area at the formal entrance. There is secondary entrance that pulls into a generous parking area with hard standing in front of the integral garage and access to the barn.
The gardens and grounds are a particularly striking feature of the property, The house sit centrally in the grounds, with beautifully laid out gardens arranged in zones for all year colour and different areas to sit and enjoy the natural beauty of the surrounding area as well as interesting feature planting, wild flowers and sweeping lawns, there hidden paths, a lavender path, a lovely pond with a "Breeze House".
Fingest is a picturesque village nestled in The Hambleden Valley which has The River Thames at one end and The Chiltern Hills at the other, designated and renowned as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty yet with within an hour of central London. The walking and riding in this area is incredible linking the neighbouring villages of Hambleden , Skirmett and Turville that make up the valley. Henley on Thames is about 6 miles away and Marlow about 8 miles. There are numerous renowned calendar events in the area including The Royal Regatta, Henley Festival of Arts and the Rewind Festival every summer, as well as a myriad of other country and river events all year round. There are some excellent schools including Wycombe Abbey, Radley, The Oratory, Moulsford, and Cranford House. There is Golf at Huntercombe, Harleyford and Henley.
Mains services: Electricity / water / Oil-Fired central heating, private drainage.
Council Tax: Buckinghamshire Council
Mousells EPC Rating, E
The Barn, EPC rating, G
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From London, take the M40 north and exit at Junction 5 onto Ibstone Road towards the village of Ibstone. Passing through Ibstone, the village cricket club will be on your right, continue straight though the village and as you leave the village you will pass Ibstone C of E Primary School on the left, continue on and the lane will drop down the hill passing Cobstone Mill Windmill on the right, continue to the end of the lane. At the crossroads turn right into Fingest, continue through the village passing the Church on the left and The Chequers pub on the right, continue and Mousells can be found on the right after about 1/2 a mile.