The Steane Park Estate, Brackley, Northamptonshire, NN13 6DP | Property for sale | Savills
276 Ac(111.69 Ha)
Guide price £8,000,000(€9,460,400)

The Steane Park EstateBrackley, Northamptonshire, NN13 6DP

  • Freehold

Key features

  • Grade II Listed, 16th Century Manor House, Five Reception Rooms, 11 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms
  • Stunning Formal Gardens and Grounds, Ponds and Water Gardens, Kitchen Garden, Tennis Court
  • Period Stable Block
  • Coach House, Three Cottages, Studio Flat
  • Extensive Mature parkland, Paddocks, Woodland, Pasture, Arable Land (part let)

Stunning Parkland Setting

About this property

  • Steane Park is approached by a long straight carriage drive passing the Gate House, through the mature parkland and past the Grade I listed St. Peter's Chapel, to open onto a gravelled turning circle overlooking the attractive gardens and parkland beyond.

    The house features a grand stone arched front door on the east side, leading into a spacious reception hall with imposing 18th Century staircase. Accessed off the reception hall is a run of attractive reception rooms, comprising a spacious drawing room, the wood panelled library, dining room with inglenook fireplace and a fully equipped billiards room, all boasting views over the gardens and mature parkland.

    On the ground floor, in addition to the formal reception rooms, there is a spacious kitchen and breakfast room, along with utility facilities and pantry, a boot room, and four cloakrooms. Moreover, the property includes a sizable cellar featuring a storeroom, boiler room and expansive wine storage.

    Ascending the stairs, leads to the first-floor landing, where the principal bedroom, complete with an ensuite bathroom, occupies the southwest corner of the house, offering splendid views of the parkland. Adjacent to this is an additional bedroom, potentially serving as a spacious dressing room or sitting room for the principal bedroom.

    Additionally, the first floor provides two principal guest suites, along with four additional bedrooms and two bathrooms. The second floor provides substantial additional guest accommodation, comprising three bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen, and bathroom. Having been last renovated by the previous owners in the 1990s, Steane Park presents an opportunity for a new owner to renovate the house to its former glory.

    GARDENS AND GROUNDS: The gardens at Steane Park are a highlight of the property and
    were once opened to the public by the previous owners. Formal lawns with vibrant herbaceous borders surround the house to the south east and west. To the east of the Chapel is a tennis court and sections of historic walled and kitchen gardens.

    The primary woodland gardens, located to the north of the house, include walkways which meander through and encircle the historic fishponds. These gardens feature distinctive landmarks such as The Monet Bridge, The Moon Gate, and The Folly, all of which contribute to the gardens' considerable charm.

    THE COACH HOUSE: Situated to the west of the main house is the Coach House. Sympathetically converted from old stables, the Coach House provides ample accommodation across 3,167sq. ft. The property provides perfect secondary accommodation to the main house for family, guests or staff.

    ESTATE OFFICE AND STABLES: Adjacent the Coach house is a brick and stone stable and garage block under a slate roof housing four stables, a store room, two garages and an estate office. In addition are two further loose boxes adjacent.

    LOWER STABLE BLOCK AND STABLE COTTAGE: The Grade II Listed, 17th Century stable block is constructed from stone under a slate roof. The traditional stables include six loose boxes, two stores and a tack room. Above the stables is a timber framed hay loft and adjacent on the first floor is one bedroom Studio in need of refurbishment.

    Stable Cottage is situated at the west end of and attached to Lower Stables. The three bedroom cottage offers accommodation over two floors including a sitting room, kitchen, sitting room, cloak room and bathroom. The cottage is in need of refurbishment.

    GATE HOUSE: Situated at the entrance of the driveway, inside the stone pillars is the attractive stone built gate lodge. Following a water leak, the property is in need of complete renovation.

    THRUPNY-BIT COTTAGE: This charming cottage sits on the southern edge of the estate and has a separate access from the main drive. The cottage is currently let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.

    PARKLAND: Much of the land at Steane Park is magnificent mature and historic parkland, lying to the south and west of the house and gardens, creating a wonderful setting for the house.

    The part walled parkland is all down to grass and creates a wonderful habitat which includes mature parkland trees such as Oak, Walnut, Cedar and Beech. Areas of the parkland were historically used as racehorse gallops. A former drive runs south through the park to Thrupny-Bit Cottage and the A422.

    FARM BUILDINGS: To the north of the Gate House is a steel portal framed Dutch barn which could have potential for alternative uses (STP). There are a number of timber framed farm buildings and field shelters around the estate.

    FARMLAND: The house and stables are situated at the heart of attractive parkland, all of which is down to pasture and fenced for livestock. On the edge of the Estate are areas of farmland let on three tenancies, two Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies and one Farm Business Tenancy.

    WOODLAND: Much of the parkland is scattered with trees and coppices. Beyond the park in the south east of the estate is mature woodland extending to about 8 acres.

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Local information

  • Nestled in the rolling countryside in Northamptonshire, Steane Park offers an idyllic setting with convenient access to amenities and transport links. The estate is situated to the north of the A422, to the east of the village of Farthinghoe, three miles east of the market town of Brackley and eight miles south east of Banbury.
  • Brackley offers daily amenities, including a Waitrose supermarket, while Buckingham, Banbury, Bicester, Milton Keynes, and Oxford are all under 23 miles, offering more comprehensive shopping, and entertainment.
  • The estate benefits from excellent transport links via the A43 connecting to the Midlands, Northampton, and the north, as well as the M40 at junction 10 providing routes to the west, southeast, and London. Furthermore, Bicester offers a fast rail link to London Marylebone in just 48 minutes, with Milton Keynes offering a journey to London Euston in approximately 30 minutes.
  • Oxford Airport caters to private jets, with major airports like Heathrow and Birmingham within easy reach. There are a number of highly regarded schools within commutable distance to Steane Park, including Beachborough, Carrdus School, Winchester House, Stowe, Rugby, Tudor Hall, Radley, and Bloxham, as well as prestigious Oxford schools like The Dragon and St Edwards.
  • The estate is situated only 11 miles south west of Silverstone Racing circuit while golf can be enjoyed at Buckingham and Whittlebury Hall, horse racing at Towcester, and the local area provides wonderful routes for walking, cycling and riding.

Additional information

  • SERVICES: All residential properties benefit from mains electricity, oil boilers, mains water and private drainage.
  • LISTINGS AND DESIGNATIONS: Steane Park House, Grade II Listed, List Entry Number1286523. Lower Stable Block, Grade II Listed, List Entry Number 1192660. Part of Parkland south west of Steane Park House, Schedule Ancient Monument, List Entry Number 1418381.
  • DIRECTIONS AND POSTCODE: NN13 6DP
  • VIEWINGS: Alll viewings must be accompanied and arranged through Savills.
  • EPC Exempt