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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Piddington Road, Ludgershall, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18

Sold STC £1,175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Excellent edge of village setting
  • Potential for further outbuildings
  • Highly efficient home to run
  • Convenient for commuting
  • Additional 7.8 acres by separate negotiation
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Superb new family home in about 2 acres with substantial outbuildings set in open countryside within convenient access to road and rail and additional 7.8 acres by separate negotiation


Ludgershall is an attractive village on the Oxfordshire/ Buckinghamshire borders providing easy access to Thame, Oxford, Bicester and Aylesbury.

Within the village is a parish church, chapel, public house and a village hall.

Primary schools can be found at Brill and Ambrosden with secondary schools in Thame, Bicester and Aylesbury. Also within reach are Aylesbury Grammar School and High School along with Ashfold Preparatory school.

Communications are good with the M40 (junctions 8 & 9) nearby and intercity rail from Bicester North.


Orchard Corner is situated on the edge of the village with far reaching views of the surrounding countryside. Built in natural stone in 2016 it has feature brick quoin detailing beneath a pitched clay tiled roof. The property benefits from a 10 year warranty . Furthermore, the contemporary well insulated design incorporates green credentials including triple glazed windows, ground sourced heat pump (providing central heating and hot water) and a mechanical ventilated heat recovery system. This, together with RHI payments until 2023, ensures that the property is very economical to run.

The accommodation is arranged over 2 floors and has been thoughtfully designed around modern living. A spacious reception hall with large oak staircase and impressive feature window allows natural light to flow in to the house. There is a study, family room, cloak/shower room and utility room.
The heart of the house is undoubtedly the large open plan kitchen/dining/ living room. With a vaulted ceiling and full height picture windows to the terrace and there is a log burning stove to the living area. The kitchen has a substantial central island with ceramic hob and other integrated Miele appliances including fan oven, microwave, warming drawer and coffee machine. There is also a wine fridge and American style fridge/freezer.

On the first floor the principal bedroom has high ceiling with bespoke fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom. There are 3 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Orchard Corner is entered through a pair of five bar timber gates which opens on to ample parking and turning area. The gardens are mainly laid lawn to the front and rear and there is a terrace overlooking a natural pond with water rushes and a wild flower garden. There is also a recently established orchard with a variety of fruit trees. The adjoining 7.8 acre field is in permanent pasture with stock proof fencing and is available by separate negotiation.

The property benefits from several outbuildings including a newly built double garage with electric doors, an agricultural barn and smaller Dutch barn. There is current planning consent for a triple bay garage with log store and office over, stables and workshop.

General Remarks
Agents note: The ground source heat pump qualifies for a RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive) payment for £1,214 pa until 2023.
There is an overage clause on part of the land in respect of future development. No footpath or bridleway cross the property.
Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Ground source heat pump providing central heating (underfloor heating to the ground floor) and hot water. Gigaclear fibre optic broadband.

Square Footage: 2,552 sq ft
Acreage: 2 Acres


From A41 between Bicester and Aylesbury take the turning south signposted Ludgershall. On entering the village turn right at the T-junction and then take the next right towards Piddington and Orchard Corner will be see on the right about a mile out of the village.

Additional Info

Thame 11 miles, Oxford 13 miles, M40 (J9) 9 miles, Bicester North Mainline 8 miles (London, Marylebone from 49 mins)

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 May 2018

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