Savills | Sutton under Brailes, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5BE | Property for sale
7 Ac(2.83 Ha)
Guide price £2,500,000

Sutton under BrailesBanbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5BE

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Grade II listed edge of village home
  • Generous ceiling heights and room proportions
  • Natural light
  • Countryside views
  • Ample gardens and paddock
  • Real sense of space
  • In all about seven acres

Elegant edge of village living with stunning views.

About this property

  • Detached Grade II listed house of local stone construction under a pitched Welsh grey slate roof with dormer windows.

    Believed to have early 18th century origins with 20th century additions, Greenhill Farm offers a wealth of period features including open fireplaces, exposed timbers, deep window boards, panelled doors, flagstone floors, window seats and leaded lights.

    In more recent years the house has been modernised including a bespoke kitchen fitted with handcrafted units, island, Corian work surfaces, four oven Aga, integrated dishwasher and fridge; bathroom fittings and numerous handcrafted fitted furniture including shelving, wardrobes and built-in wine fridge.

    Attention to detail and décor throughout. Various improvements include the addition of a bespoke double glazed conservatory with under floor heating, automatic roof lights and blinds, handmade stable doors and low voltage lighting.

    There are enclosed level gardens to the front laid to lawn with yew hedge boundaries and garden gate. To the rear the garden has a paved entertaining area and is mainly laid to lawn with part wall and hedge boundaries.

    Gravel parking area and integral open two bay garage.

    Range of timber outbuildings comprising two loose boxes, hay store, garden store, oil tank store. Power and water connected. Treehouse.

    A five-bar timber gate leads from the garden to paddock grazing of about 6.3 acres. Frontage to the Sutton Brook. There is separate farm access (right of way) and public footpath to the north which leads to two further gateways and the paddock grazing beyond. A public footpath crosses the paddock grazing.

    In all about seven acres.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Having lived in the village previously I can't recommend it enough. I've always admired the striking blue windows and the view.

Nick RudgeProperty agent

Local information

  • Greenhill Farm is on the edge of this attractive and popular North Oxfordshire village unspoilt by modern developments. Sutton under Brailes is an attractive village situated on the northern edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surrounded by rolling countryside with far reaching views, this south Warwickshire village lies close to the borders of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Laid around an open green, this unspoilt village comprises a wealth of period stone houses and cottages and St.Thomas a Becket's church.
  • The neighbouring villages of Upper and Lower Brailes (approx. 1.3 miles) provide two public houses, hotel, well regarded primary school, butchers, French bakery, paper shop and general stores, fine parish church, garage and golf club. The neighbouring villages of Stourton, Cherington and Whichford provide Whichford Pottery with its own café and The Cotswold Distillery. There is a village shop/post office and primary school in the local villages of Long Compton and Hook Norton.
  • The local market towns of Shipston-on-Stour (4.4 miles), Chipping Norton (9.2 miles), Moreton-in-the-Marsh (8.2 miles) and Banbury (12.5 miles) provide an excellent range of local amenities and shops, with Oxford (28 miles) and Cheltenham (33 miles) easily accessible. The Cotswolds is well known for its gastro pubs as well as farm shops including Wyatts Farm Shop (5.6 miles) and Daylesford Organic Farm Shop with café and spa (10.2 miles). Soho Farmhouse members club (13 miles).
  • There is a good mix of schooling in the area; secondary education can be found at Chipping Norton, Shipston-on-Stour, King Edward VI (boys) and Shottery Grammar (girls), both Stratford-upon-Avon, whilst there are private schools at Warwick, Bloxham, Tudor Hall (girls) and Kingham Hill. The highly regarded Kitebrook Preparatory school is 8 miles distant. Both Oxford and Cheltenham are renowned for their schooling.
  • There are mainline railway stations at Moreton-in-Marsh (8.2 miles) and Kingham ( miles) providing regular services to Oxford and London Paddington (from 1hr 34 minutes and 1hr 26 minutes respectively), and Banbury (12.5 miles) with direct services to London Marylebone (from 56 minutes). There is good road access to London and the North via the M40.
  • Local leisure activities include golf at Feldon Valley, Lower Brailes, Tadmarton, Rye Hill and Chipping Norton; racing at Stratford-upon-Avon, Cheltenham and Warwick; theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and Chipping Norton. The area boasts a great network of walks and rides across the Cotswolds AONB

Additional information

  • Directions: From Banbury take the A4035 sign posted to Shipston-upon-Stour. Proceed through Swalcliffe and pass turnings for the Sibfords. Descend the long hill into Lower Brailes, passing the village church on the right hand side and then take the left hand turn signposted Sutton under Brailes. Follow this road passed the Feldon Valley Golf Club and as you enter Sutton under Brailes, Greenhill Farm is the second property on the left.
  • EPC Rating = F
  • Tenure = Freehold