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Ivy Lane, Great Brickhill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17

Guide Price
£2,200,000
Reduced on 24/05/2021
Savills, Harpenden
PROPERTY TYPE
Detached
BEDROOMS
×7

Key features

  • Main house with over 4,000 sqft of living space
  • Offered for sale as a whole or in up to four Lots
  • About 41 acres in all
  • Organically certified pasture land
  • Spectacular far reaching views
  • Self contained annexe
  • Period features to the house
  • No upper chain
  • EPC Rating = D

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Significant village house with about 41 acres and outstanding views.

Description

The Old Farm is a most attractive and substantial detached Victorian house which was remodeled with a 'nod' to the Edwardian era and commands some of the most fabulous far reaching views in the county. The house is offered for sale as a whole with about 41 acres or up to four separate lots, subject to conditions.

Lot 1
The Old Farm is offered for sale with just over 1.5 acres of delightful gardens and grounds and provides over 4,000 sqft of living space over three floors as well as a separate self contained annexe of over 400 sqft. The house has been in the same family for over 40 years and has always represented a wonderful family home. The house still retains many features of the period including many sash windows, picture rails, fire places, fitted cupboards and a lovely wood turned balustrade staircase. In addition, the house has very recently undergone a full schedule of internal re-decoration works as well as new carpeting to all principle rooms and re-wiring.. The farmhouse style kitchen features a lovely gas fired Aga as well as providing ample space for a large breakfast/dining table. There are three main reception rooms in addition to the kitchen/breakfast room as well as a large conservatory which enjoys views over the gardens. There is a cellar, utility room and store room which all add to the great overall space the house offers.

There are seven bedrooms in all, five on the first floor and two on the second floor, although bedroom three would make for a great home office or playroom, if required.

Annexe
In addition to the main house is a lovely fully self contained annexe which features a living area with kitchenette, a double bedroom and separate bathroom. This would be an ideal space for those needing to work from home or has a dependent relative or needs space for a 'live-in' au-pair/nanny.

The house is approached from Ivy Lane through a gate and over a large gravel driveway which provides extensive parking for numerous cars and leads to the double garage. The gardens to the rear are an absolute picture throughout the seasons and it is from the terrace that the incredible far reaching views can really be admired. The gardens have been carefully landscaped and briefly comprise lawned areas interspersed by well stock herbaceous borders. At the bottom of the garden is a pretty hand gate which gives access over to a further area of garden including a large croquet lawn/tennis court and orchard.

Lotting
There are three areas of high quality pasture land which are currently farmed under an Organic Higher Level Stewardship tenancy. The land for sale is divided into three main fields as shown on the Lotting plan.

Lot 2
About 4.76 acres (1.93 Hectares) with vehicle access from Ivy Lane. Water connected.

Lot 3
About 11.63 acres (4.71 Hectares) with vehicle access from Ivy Lane and includes a band of mature woodland to the southern boundary. Water connected.

Lot 4
About 23.27 acres (9.42 Hectares) Water connected. Access from lower track and public bridleway.

Location

Mileages approx: Milton Keynes central and mainline station 7.8 miles, Leighton Buzzard 4.1 miles with direct line to London Euston from 30 minutes, M1 junction 13 7.8 miles, Woburn 4.6 miles, London Luton Airport 20 miles.

Great Brickhill is a highly sought after Buckinghamshire village, which is steeped in history and has a wonderful community feel about it. There is a public house, village hall,tennis club and cricket club. The village has a popular pre-school and primary school with progression into either Leighton Buzzard senior school or the Bucks Grammar school in Aylesbury for which there is a coach service provided from the village. Private schooling is available at Swanbourne, Bedford and Milton Keynes. Central Milton Keynes provides extensive shopping and leisure facilities. Direct train lines into London Euston or to the North can be found from Milton Keynes, Bletchley and Leighton Buzzard. The M1 motorway and A5 provide access routes onto the main national road networks and air travel is available locally from London Luton Airport.

Square Footage: 4,181 sq ft


Acreage: 41 Acres

Additional Info

Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way
The property is offered for sale subject to any public or private rights of way and all easements and wayleaves, whether referred to in these particulars or not.

Please not that he neighboring house know as Ivy Lane Farm has rights of access including over part of the land to the south of the house within Lot 1 shown on plan.

The area of garden beyond the main house and where the tennis court once stood, falls within the residential curtilage of the property. As such, the family did submit a planning application to build three detached residential dwellings, although later withdrew the application. However, this area of garden will be subject to an overage clause in the event that any building development should take place in the future.

Services
Mains gas, water and electricity to both house and annexe. Private drainage system.
Heating system by way of night storage heaters.
Gas fired Aga

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Ivy Lane, Great Brickhill, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17

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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Fenny Stratford Station3.0 miles
  • Bow Brickhill Station3.0 miles
  • Leighton Buzzard Station3.1 miles
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