Savills | East Hanney, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 0JJ | Property for sale
912.86 sq m
Guide price £3,000,000

East HanneyWantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 0JJ


    Key features

    • Impressive former mill converted to four apartments
    • Excellent investment opportunity
    • Stunning apartments with open plan living spaces
    • Waterside setting in the heart of the village
    • Award winning conversion in 2009/2010
    • Off street parking and gardens

    A fascinating Grade II listed former silk mill converted to create 4 individual dwellings that fuse traditional elements with innovative technology.

    About this property

    • Built in 1820, the mill was originally constructed as a water-driven silk mill and has been used for various purposes in the intervening period. Following the collapse of the silk trade it was repurposed as a grain mill and continued to operate in this capacity until the Second World War when it was then converted to an engineering works, which produced parts for the Mosquito Bomber aircraft. More recently it was used as a sculptor's studio.

      In 2008 Dandridge's Mill was converted by Hallidays Developments to create an exclusive complex of apartments that combine luxury materials with ground-breaking low and zero carbon technologies.

      The development offers an attractive mix of original features, reclaimed materials and contemporary elements. Each kitchen comprises bespoke fitted units, laser cut granite work surfaces and sinuous glass panels. The bathrooms and shower rooms throughout feature sleek fittings and either stylish limestone or polished black tiling. All apartments benefit from Rako lighting, multi point Sky+/HD TV and DAB system and security features such as touch panel video entry phones and key fob alarm system. Hallidays Developments have also made great use of the mill's beautiful surroundings, ensuring that each apartment enjoys views of the communal gardens and Letcombe Brook. The ethos of Dandridge's Mill has achieved widespread recognition. The development was ‘Highly Commended for Sustainability' in the RIBA Downland Prize 2009 and was winner of ‘Best Technical Innovation' at the 2010 LABC National Building Excellence Awards.

      The apartments offer superb space, with an abundance of light and lovely views over Letcombe Brook and the mill's gardens. The features include, large open plan living areas, moderns kitchens, utility rooms, storage, impressive principal bedrooms with dressing areas and en-suite bathrooms. There are three apartments in the main building, one on each floor. Each apartment is impressive in its own right. The largest apartment is the Penthouse which has an eighteenth century French staircase leading from the living room to a mezzanine area with glass doors that open onto a private decked roof terrace. The garden apartment has direct access on to a private terrace and the first floor apartment has wonderful views across Letcombe brook. The fourth property is the Wheelhouse which is arranged over three floors with a private entrance and decked terrace siting over the brook below.

      Outside
      The communal gardens at Dandridge's Mill are predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and a charming summerhouse that provides shelter on cooler days. There are delightful views of Letcombe Brook and the neighbouring mill pond at Mill House. The apartments all benefit from allocated off-street parking at the front of the property. A gravelled area to the rear of Dandridge's Mill provides visitors' parking.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Not everyone is messing about by the river. This is a seriously impressive building. I love the individuality of each apartment and the care the clients have put into every detail, from the sustainability to the quality of the conversion. Whether you buy with your head or your heart, this makes sense.

    Charles Elsmore-WickensProperty agent

    Local information

    • Dandridge's Mill is situated in the thriving and popular village of East Hanney in south Oxfordshire.
    • The Hanneys, comprising East Hanney and neighbouring West Hanney, offer a range of amenities including St James C of E primary school, St James the Great church, community shop/post office, Dews Meadow Farm Shop, The Black Horse public house and The Plough Inn, together with a delightful community woodland.
    • There are also numerous sports clubs locally such as the Hanney Cricket Club, Hanney Tennis Club and Frilford Heath Golf Club.
    • East Hanney has excellent road links; the A34, M40 and M4 are within easy reach and there is a regular bus service that operates, running to Oxford, Wantage and Abingdon, where there are a variety of shopping facilities.
    • Abingdon and Oxford offer numerous well regarded state and private schools and the village has daily school bus services during term time.

    Additional information

    • Oxford: 11 miles Wantage: 3 miles, Abingdon: 7 miles, Didcot Parkway: 8 miles(London Paddington from 40 minutes), All distances are approximate
    • Directions: From the Oxford Ring Road, take the A420 to Swindon. After approximately 5 miles turn left onto the A338 signposted for Wantage. Continue on the A338 through Frilford to East Hanney. On reaching the village, turn right into Main Street. After half a mile, turn right to Mill Orchard and Dandridge's Mill will be found after a short distance on the left.
    • EPC Exempt