Picture No. 04
135 Ac(54.63 Ha)
Guide price £8,000,000

Brightwell BaldwinWatlington, Oxfordshire, OX49 5NS

  • Freehold

Key features

  • Stunning park, tree-lined avenues, wonderful views of Chilterns
  • Grade II Listed coach house & Dower House divided into three flats
  • Two Grade II listed Georgian lodges
  • Potential site for significant Park House
  • Farm buildings & modern farm cottage
  • Parkland and lakes approximately 135 acres

Stunningly beautiful park with parkland trees, tree lined avenue lanes and wonderful views of the Chilterns.

About this property

  • Brightwell Park is arguably some of the most beautiful parkland in Oxfordshire, with far reaching views towards the Chiltern Hills.

    Brightwell Park
    The main house, known itself as Brightwell Park, is a former coach house converted to a six bedroom, four reception room house with potential to create more accommodation (subject
    to the relevant permissions).

    Dower House
    The Dower House and has been converted into three flats. Both of the properties have views across the attractive park.

    Modern Farmhouse & Two Georgian Lodge Cottages
    There is also a modern farmhouse and two Georgian lodge cottages; one at each gated entrance to the estate. Subject to planning, it makes a wonderful opportunity to build a significant new “Parkhouse” in a beautiful quintessential English park.

Local information

  • Brightwell Park is on the edge of the village of Brightwell Baldwin at the foot of the Chiltern Hills in Oxfordshire between Henley-on-Thames and Oxford.
  • Brightwell Baldwin is a small village which is home to the Lord Nelson pub, a 300 year old traditional inn which has a reputation for serving very good food. There are also other well renowned ‘gastro-pubs' in the area.
  • Nearby Watlington (2.5 miles), is a former market town with a range of specialist shops and services including a butcher, interior design, pharmacy, gift shops, travel agency, post office, osteopath, vet, architect and doctor. A full range of shops and services are available in Oxford, Henley-on-Thames and Wallingford.
  • Didcot mainline station is within 12 miles, providing a regular high speed service to London Paddington, taking from approximately 42 minutes. Reading is within 17 miles with trains into Paddington from 28 minutes. There are also trains from Oxford to Birmingham which take approximately 1hour 10 minutes. A regular coach service (Oxford Tube) to London runs from junction 6 of the M40 which is within 6 miles. Heathrow Airport and Birmingham Airport are 38 miles and 75 miles respectively.

Additional information

  • The area has very good recreational facilities, with a selection of golf courses, including the Oxfordshire Golf and Country Club, Waterstock Golf Course and Thame.
  • Horse racing can be enjoyed at Newbury, Ascot and Windsor, with Cheltenham also being within easy reach.
  • There is also a local network of walks and rides with nearby footpaths and bridleways across the surrounding countryside.
  • Excellent schools are in abundance locally with St Edwards, The Dragon School, Summer Fields,
  • Headington, Oxford High School and Magdalen College School in Oxford, as well as Abingdon, Moulsford, Cothill House, Radley College and Wycombe Abbey.
  • Directions: From the M40: (Postcode: OX49 5NS) Leave the M40 at Junction 6 and turn left onto the B4009 following signposts for Lewknor/Watlington. In Watlington turn right on Brook Street, continuing on the B4009. At the junction with the B480 keep right, onto Cuxham Road (B480). Continue on the B480 towards Cuxham and then keep left following signs to Brightwell Baldwin. Continue through Brightwell Baldwin, passing the Lord Nelson Pub, on your left and the Church on your right. The estate wall is on your right. At the end of the wall turn right, on a sharp bend, into the gates of Brightwell Park's Eagle Drive. From the M4 (travelling east): Leave at junction 13 for Oxford/Newbury and head north on the A34 to Oxford/Chieveley. Continue on the A34 for about 8 miles. Take the A4185 exit towards Wantage/A417. Keep right and follow signs for Chilton. Turn right onto the A4185 and continue on A4185 until the junction with London Road. Turn right onto London Road (A417). Continue on A417, past Blewbury. After about 5 miles turn left onto Halfpenny Lane. At the next junction turn left onto Reading Road (A329). At the Winterbrook roundabout take the third exit onto Nosworthy Way/A4130. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto Portway/A4074. After about 2.7 miles take the 2nd exit (right) at the Elmbridge Roundabout onto Oxford Road/B4009. After about 2.6miles turn left, signposted Brightwell Baldwin, Cuxham and The Lord Nelson Pub. Continue on this roads for about 1½ miles and as you enter the village of Brightwell Baldwin the gates to Brightwell Park, and Eagle Lodge, will be ahead of you.
  • EPC Rating = E