A family home with ‘fairytale’ gardens and spectacular views of the Chiltern Hills is on sale in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside.

Broomfield Cottage in Broomfield Hill, Great Missenden, near Amersham, is on the market for a guide price of £1,700,000.

Opening into a traditional entrance hall with cloakroom, the four-bedroom property has been updated and improved by the current owners.

At the heart of the house is a an impressive dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room. Part vaulted with a bespoke design, it boasts extensive storage including built-in pantry cupboards, a breakfast bar with circular seating area and a generous dining area.

Other ground floor rooms include a triple aspect living room overlooking the gardens with doors opening into an attached sun room. There is also a double aspect family room.

On the first floor, each of the bedrooms are either double or triple aspect and all have views over both the gardens and surrounding countryside. There is a potential fourth bedroom currently used as a home office. All bedrooms are served by two well-appointed bath/shower rooms, with one en-suite. Adjacent to the main house is a detached annexe, converted from the original garage and providing an open plan living space featuring a ground floor shower room with bedroom above.

The gardens wrap around the house and have been arranged to take advantage of their views over the surrounding Chilterns countryside. Interspersed with well stocked specimen beds and a variety of seating areas, to the rear is a small orchard with a range of fruit trees.

Property agent Mike Lillitou, head of office at Savills Amersham, which is marketing the property, said: “Positioned on a glorious one acre plot and enjoying a light and airy design, Broomfield Cottage is a wonderful character home surrounded by the most glorious Chilterns countryside.

“The property has been updated and improved to provide exceptionally well-presented accommodation complemented by a lovely contemporary finish, cleverly adapted to include split accommodation that’s ideal for those wanting lots of space or ancillary living for older parents or children.

“The gardens are also an absolute dream – providing a fairytale like setting to enjoy a summer’s evening and relax after a hard day. The split level design takes full advantage of its position with some breathtaking views.”

Broomfield Cottage is on sale through Savills Amersham with a guide price of £1,700,000

For more details visit savills.com or call 01494 725636.