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6 bed Character Property - Detached - For Sale
Bix, Henley-On-Thames
£2,999,950

  • Idyllic quiet setting
  • Period Oxfordshire Farmhouse
  • Surrounded by beautiful countryside
  • Period Features
  • Grade II Listed
  • Space for pool or tennis court
  • 6 bed, 4 bath
  • 2 bed barn
  • Studio/Office
  • 4.5 miles from Henley
A 17th Century Grade II Listed, character family home with six bedrooms. The house is set around a cobbled courtyard in an idyllic rural setting.
There is an adjoining two bedroom barn, a separate studio office and gardens, and grounds of approximately 1.1 acres, located within 4.8 miles of Henley.

Description

This period 17th Century house has been in the same family for some 40 years and one cannot imagine a better home or surroundings in which to bring up a family.

The original Farmhouse is believed to date from the 17th Century and at one time was probably 2 cottages.
The house is Grade II listed and constructed of brick under a tiled roof. Some of the original fireplaces and flagstone floors remain with exposed ceiling and wall timbers. There is oil central heating, with an Aga in the Kitchen.

The house and gardens have magnificent open views down the valley and are situated in complete seclusion, with a Duckpond and orchard. . The Gardens and Grounds amount to approximately 1.1 acres where there is room for a tennis court and swimming pool. A viewing is recommended to appreciate the setting and accommodation of this fine Oxfordshire Farmhouse

Situation

Set within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and lying in one of the most desirable picturesque valleys in Oxfordshire, some 350 feet above sea level and yet only 50 miles from London, Pages Farm adjoins the Warbourg Nature reserve. The situation is an idyllic rural setting with the most glorious views down the valley and onto open countryside.

There is a livery yard approximately 2 miles away, with many bridleways and footpaths in the area. Luscombes at The Golden Ball restaurant is within 3 miles. The Five Horseshoes pub at Maidensgrove is also within walking distance. Henley-on-Thames is 4.8 miles away, which hosts the annual Royal Regatta followed by the Henley Music and Arts Festival. There are also a number of boutique shops, pubs and restaurants, a 3 screen cinema and the Kenton Theatre which was founded in 1805.
Schools for all ages are well catered for and they include Rupert House, St Mary's, Moulsford, Cranford House, Shiplake college and Queen Anne's as well as shuttle links to Lambrook.
There is racing at Windsor and Ascot and Golf at Huntercombe and Henley.

Services

Mains water and electricity, sceptic tank drainage and oil central heating.
EPC rating: E.

Viewing please strictly by appointment

Accompanied viewings by SOLE AGENTS Robinson Sherston on
Office: 01491 411911 OR Mobile: 07855 375 979
henley@robinsonsherston.co.uk

Directions

Post Code RG9 6BL
From Henley take the A4130 towards Wallingford and Oxford. Proceed along the Fairmile for about one mile and take the right hand turning towards Middle Assendon, just before the dual carriageway.
Proceed along this road for a further mile until you reach the village of Middle Assendon. Proceed through the village until you reach The Rainbow Pub.
Go past the pub and take the half turning on the left, towards Bix Bottom. Proceed along this lane, taking the right hand fork at the next junction. Go on past two farm cottages on your right and Valley Farm on your left. You will then go past a ruined church on your left and on towards Warburg Nature Reserve. Drive past the Warburg nature reserve sign until you see a small barn with a yellow alarm box with an aerial on the roof. Drive past the barn keeping it on your left follow the flint wall on your left, and turn into the entrance through the wooden electric gate.

The lane is a restricted by way which is long, winding and poorly maintained. We do not recommend regular use by low vehicles.

Sales Disclaimer

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order. Measurements and distances referred to are given as a guide only whilst descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and not as a statement of fact. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise on such matters prior to purchase.

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