7 bedroom detached house for saleChurch Lane, Padbury, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18
Offers in Excess of £1,395,000
- Reception Vestibule
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Utility Room and Cloakroom
- 4 1st floor Bedrooms (en-suite Shower Room)
- Family Bathroom
- 2 separate WCs
- 3 2nd floor Bedrooms including Master Suite with Bathroom and Dressing Room
- Garage with Annexe over
Originally the Manor House for the village, this fine Grade II Listed 7 bedroom William and Mary country house (origins circa 1750s) with period features and charming gardens/grounds. Many of the charming features have been retained, with the sympathetic restoration including exposed beams and timbers, open fireplaces and an Inglenook in the Drawing Room. Approached by a sweeping gated driveway, the accommodation is arranged over three floors in addition to a cellar.
The reception vestibule opens into a Snug with access on either side to a formal Dining Room and a Drawing Room with an Inglenook fireplace. The Dining Room gives access to the fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a range, walk-in larder and a utility room with a cloakroom. The Snug opens into a Sitting Room with a feature first floor internal minstrel balcony.
There are four first floor Bedrooms (one with en-suite shower room), a Family Bathroom and an additional two separate WCs. To the second floor there are three Bedrooms including a generous Master Suite with Bathroom and Dressing Room.
Padbury is an attractive hilltop village situated just off the Buckingham-Winslow road. The Main Street, lined with many pretty cottages runs gently from the top end of the village where the Church of St Mary The Virgin stands to the open fields towards 'The Claydons'. Within the village is the C of E school two public houses, a highly regarded local butcher and small shop. Further facilities are at Buckingham including the Royal Latin Grammar School, shops, dental and doctors surgeries and Hospital. More comprehensive facilities are at Milton Keynes, Northampton and Oxford all of which offer excellent commuter rail links with London. The M40 and M1 motorways are within 15 miles.
The property occupies well stocked enclosed gardens with a sweeping gravelled and gated driveway. The front garden is laid in the main to lawn with a pond and a wide variety of trees, shrubs and plants. To the rear a secluded and largely hard landscaped garden is a bustling horticultural festival with ample space for al-fresco dining.
A short walk along this quiet cul de sac and behind the historic church, there is a paddock of approximately 4 acres with consent and plans prepared for a detached stable block. This paddock has its own minor road access and the property can be acquired without the paddock if required.
Aylesbury Vale District Council 01296 585858. Council Tax Band G.
Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.
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