Dunedin, a gem of a home

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - BUCKS PROP­ERTY -

15 min­utes to reach Heathrow and you can be at Maryle­bone in Lon­don within 20 min­utes of catch­ing a train from the sta­tion.”

Be­lieved to date back to around 1930, the sub­stan­tial house, which takes its name from the Gaelic word for Ed­in­burgh, Dùn Èideann, sits on a plot of ap­prox­i­mately 0.5 acres. Hav­ing been ex­tended in the past, it of­fers a com­bi­na­tion of char­ac­ter-filled, invit­ing rooms and bright, airy spa­ces with a more con­tem­po­rary feel.

“There is a very large, bright en­trance hall, which has a wooden floor and could make a mar­vel­lous din­ing hall,” she says.“From here there is ac­cess to all the well-pro­por­tioned re­cep­tion ar­eas; these of­fer great flex­i­bil­ity of use, depend­ing on the lifestyle re­quire­ments of the new own­ers.”

She adds:“And, sub­ject to the rel­e­vant plan­ning per­mis­sions, with the garage at the front of the house, there could even be the pos­si­bil­ity of cre­at­ing ad­di­tional liv­ing space.”

DUNEDIN: OPEN­ING the doors of the or­angery and head­ing out into the fresh air with a cup of tea, the new own­ers of Dunedin will ap­pre­ci­ate the seclu­sion of their ma­ture, leafy gar­den.

The prop­erty is ide­ally placed for any­one seek­ing an easy com­mute into Lon­don as well as all the ben­e­fits Ger­rards Cross has to of­fer, ex­plains the agent mar­ket­ing the prop­erty.

“The po­si­tion of the house is fan­tas­tic,” she says.“Homes like this, within walk­ing dis­tance of the town cen­tre, re­ally are few and far be­tween.

“Dunedin is set back from the road, be­hind elec­tric gates, with a good-sized drive and a lovely back gar­den, which in­cludes a hid­den or­chard area with pear and plum trees, as well as rasp­berry canes.

“From Dunedin, the new own­ers will be able to walk to the com­mon and into Ger­rards Cross, with its shops and restau­rants, through an­cient wood­land.

“School­ing in the area is ex­cel­lent, it takes just

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