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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Lane, Farthinghoe, Brackley

Guide Price £825,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Library hall
  • Drawing room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Utility room
  • Six bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Cellar
  • Double Garage with workshop
  • Garden - 0.25 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Constructed of local stone under part tile,
part slate roof, Byland House is a spacious,
period property, offering excellent family
accommodation over three floors.

The large library hall features a cast iron
fireplace, understairs storage and the main
staircase to the first floor. The drawing room
has a wood burner under a stone fireplace and
exposed beams with French doors opening to
the garden. The dining room features exposed
wooden flooring, beamed ceilings and a window

The double aspect kitchen has an integrated
gas-fired AGA, larder, a variety of kitchen units
and provides access to a useful cellar. Another
door opens to the secondary stairs rising to the
first floor. All the downstairs reception rooms
and the kitchen enjoy a lovely aspect over the

The first floor comprises of 4 bedrooms and
two bathrooms, each overlooking the garden,
with the further two bedrooms situated on the
second floor, accessed from the secondary
staircase. The master bedroom is a good size
with access from the main stairs with bedroom
2 close by, ideal for a dressing room or nursery.
Bedrooms 3 and 4 are led off the secondary
staircase and share a shower room. Stairs on
this landing rise to the second floor to Bedrooms
5 and 6, both featuring exposed beams.

Farthinghoe is a conservation village located
in attractive, rolling countryside between the
market towns of Banbury and Brackley.

A thriving community with excellent local
facilities including a good public house with
restaurant, a 12th century church, primary
school and Limes Farm shop and Tearoom

More village facilities are available in nearby
Middleton Cheney. Banbury and Brackley (with
a Waitrose) have more specialist requirements,
with more comprehensive facilities further afield
in Milton Keynes and Oxford.

There are close communication links within easy
reach, Banbury Train station within 6 miles and
the M40 within 5 miles.

A large gravelled driveway providing ample
parking, and access to the double garage with
electric doors. To the one end of the garage is a
spacious workshop with light and power. There
are wrought iron gates opening on to the large,
attractive garden, with a gravelled pathway to
one side, leading up to the house.

The gardens are a special feature of the property
and are predominately laid to lawn. They are
beautifully secluded with herbaceous borders
with many plants and shrubs, and there is
an entertaining terrace along the front of the

The stone walled garden provides the property
with privacy and has a variety of mature trees,
herbaceous borders and a vegetable garden,
including apple trees.

The gardens are very much in keeping with the
attractive village, surrounded in local stone and
radiating English charm.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 July 2016

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