Farnborough, Warwickshire, OX17 1DZ | Property for sale | Savills
4,510 sq ft(418.99 sq m)
Guide price £1,600,000(€1,888,811)

FarnboroughWarwickshire, OX17 1DZ


    Key features

    • Beautiful grade II listed property with stunning gardens.
    • High ceilings and elegant room proportions.
    • Private off road parking
    • Coach house to provide undercover parking with studio above,
    • Village location within walking distance of the pub and village hall.

    Elegant Georgian living.

    About this property

    • Elegant Georgian former rectory in the heart of this sought-after village.

      Grade II listed with painted rendered elevations on a stone plinth under a pitch slate covered roof.

      Internally the house offers a wealth of period features including open fireplaces, sash windows, deep window and skirting boards, picture and dado rails, cornicing, four-panelled internal doors, arched fanlight over front door, exposed floorboards, flagstone and quarry tiles, shutters and a fine staircase.

      The house has undergone extensive improvement works over recent years including installation of a new kitchen, Aga, new bath fittings, radiators and central heating system and redecoration.

      The house offers comfortable, spacious and light principal reception and bedrooms, particularly the drawing room and sitting room.

      Spacious recently refurbished family bathroom with Fired Earth and Albion bathroom fittings, tiled shower.

      2nd floor bedroom accommodation ideal for children and a further bedroom/box room, in need of redecoration or conversion to a shower room, subject to the relevant consents.

      Substantial basement with cellar, utility room workshop and stores offering potential for a number of uses, subject to the relevant consents.

      Extensive level walled gardens to side and rear, predominantly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders and beds flanked by hedge and wall boundaries. Entertaining areas. Central stone fountain and rose bed. Garden store. Pergola with climbing roses. Vegetable garden with raised beds, fruit cages, compost area. Greenhouse. Various mature trees including apple, cherry, yew, holm oak, fig. Stone steps rise to two garden gates to the village church.

      Curved loggia cloister walkway and entertaining area.

      To the front is an area of shingle covered driveway and parking for a number of cars. Part of the original coach house provides garaging and studio over. Light and power connected.

      In all about 0.7 acres.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I love the exceptional sense of history this house offers with enormous windows and stunning garden views.

    Sophie GannonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Farnborough is a pretty village set in the rolling North Oxfordshire countryside, within easy reach of the towns of Banbury, Warwick and Leamington Spa.
    • Farnborough offers a range of local facilities including village hall, parish church, nursery school and public house. There is a primary school and shops in the nearby village of Fenny Compton, about 2 miles away.
    • Banbury and Bicester railway stations provide mainline rail links to London Marylebone and Paddington.
    • Access to Junction 11 of the M40 giving links to London and The Midlands.
    • A range of state, grammar and private schools in the area to suit most requirements.
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • There is a right of way, for emergency purposes only, across the drive to the adjoining property called Glebe Cottage. It should be noted that Glebe Cottage has its own separate vehicular access off the same driveway.
    • There is a flying freehold above the hall and lower ground floor WC.
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    • Directions: From Banbury proceed out on the Southam Road and take the 3rd left turn signposted Farnborough. Follow the road into the village and with Farnborough Hall on your left hand side turn right at a triangle of grass into the village. Proceed for approximately 75 yards where the drive to The Old Rectory can be found on the right hand side. Turn in and head straight on to the front of the house.
    • EPC Rating: F
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G