Culworth House
13,843 sq ft(1,286.06 sq m)
Guide price £995,000

Queens StreetCulworth, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 2AT

  • Under offer

Key features

  • A substantial Grade II Listed Georgian house with later additions
  • 13,850 sq ft (GIA) of accommodation plus cellars on three floors with a two storey service wing offering versatile accommodation including a self-contained staff flat
  • The property is now in need of extensive modernisation
  • Now has residential planning granted March 2018
  • Extensive mature gardens
  • Outbuildings
  • Pond and parking
  • In all about 4.9 acres

Elegant country house with tremendous potential.

About this property

  • An established former nursing home in an edge of village position backing onto countryside on the border of Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire.

    Substantial grade II listed country house of mid 18th century origins, remodelled in the 19th century.

    Formerly a private house and converted into a nursing home in 1987. The property now has residential planning.

    Predominately of square coursed ironstone under a hipped slate roof. The service wing to the rear has rendered elevations.

    A wealth of period features including fireplaces, sash windows, wood panelled walls and an early 19th century principal staircase with turned balusters. Extensive accommodation on three floors with a two storey service wing offering versatile accommodation including a self-contained staff flat.

    The property is now in need of extensive modernisation.

    There is considerable potential for alternative uses subject to the relevant consents. Alternative uses include conversion to residential apartments, hotel/wedding venue, offices, residential training facility. Extensive gardens and grounds of approximately 4.9 acres including a pond. Within the original grounds, but outside the sale of Culworth House, are sited five close care lodges. These care lodges currently enjoy a right of way through the main entrance to a shared parking area on the main driveway, where there are 5 allocated parking spaces.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Rare opportunity to take on a project providing status and land, on the edge of Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire borders.

Sophie GannonProperty agent

Local information

  • The Conservation village of Culworth is situated in rolling countryside within the renowned ‘Golden Triangle' on the Oxfordshire/Northamptonshire border.
  • The village has a thriving community and amenities include a parish church, primary school, butcher/grocery shop and public house.
  • More extensive facilities are available at the nearby market towns of Banbury and Brackley.
  • Independent schools in the area include prep:- Winchester House, (Brackley), Beachborough, (Westbury), The Carrdus, (Overthorpe). Public schools are Bloxham and Tudor Hall, (Bloxham), Stowe and Rugby.
  • Communications are excellent with access onto the M40 just to the east of Banbury (7.5 miles) and also junction 15A of the M1 (15 miles). Main line stations at Banbury to London/Marylebone (from 57 minutes) and Milton Keynes to London/Euston (from 35 minutes).
  • Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Hellidon, Tadmarton and Middleton Cheney; horse racing at Towcester, Stratford-upon- Avon and Warwick; motor racing at Silverstone and a full indoor sports complex at Banbury. Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon are both within reach for excellent cultural facilities.

Additional information

  • M40 (J11) 7.5 miles, Banbury 8 miles (Banbury to London Marylebone from 57 minutes), Brackley 10 miles, Towcester 15 miles, Oxford 33 miles, Birmingham Airport 46 miles, London 82 miles (Approximate distances/times).
  • Directions: From Banbury, M40 (J11), take the A422 towards Brackley. At the end of the dual carriageway turn left at the roundabout onto B4525 as signed towards Northampton. After about 3 miles turn left, as signed to Thorpe Mandeville and Sulgrave. Passing signs to Thorpe Mandeville on the left and Sulgrave on the right take the next left turn into Culworth. Follow the road into Culworth and just after the sharp left hand bend, take the second entrance (ornate gated main entrance) on the left into Culworth House.
  • EPC Exempt