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A Grade II listed 18th century six bedroom former farmhouse in a rural location with far reaching views, a detached three bedroom cottage, and 10 acres of land.

Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed Georgian former farmhouse with many original features
  • Six bedrooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Three bedroom detached guest cottage with bathroom and shower room
  • Three stables, tack room, hay barn and feed store
  • Double garage and storage barns
  • Rural location with far reaching views

A classic former farmhouse dating from 1727, with later additions, set in approximately 10 acres of open countryside close to the north Buckinghamshire village of Great Brickhill. The property includes a modern detached three bedroom, two bathroom cottage in the grounds as well as three stables with associated hay store, tack room and storage barns. This is the first time the property has come to market in many years.

Outer Hall and Cellars

A solid front door opens into the outer hall which has stairs leading to the upper levels. A door opens to the stone staircase leading to the cellars. One cellar has been converted into a carpeted library/office with a range of book shelves, and natural light from a high level window. There is also a smaller wine cellar with racking for numerous bottles of wine. The outer hall has oak flooring and provides access to the family room and dining room which are on either side of the front door.

Reception Rooms

The family room has wall and ceiling beams, with exposed brickwork to one wall and a brick inglenook fireplace with a cast iron log burning stove. The dining room is similar but has stained pine flooring and a larger inglenook with a slate hearth and a small recess that was formerly the bread oven. There is also a cupboard to one side of the fireplace with shelving. A second door from the dining room opens directly into the kitchen. The dual aspect L-shaped sitting room has exposed beams, beech strip flooring and a brick fireplace with an open hearth. There is a bay window with a seat and storage, and double French doors opening to the large south facing paved terrace.

Inner Lobby and Hall

The inner lobby has a cloakroom fitted with a white wash basin and WC. The lobby leads through to an inner hall with a study area.

Rear Lobby, Bedroom Six and Rear Porch

The rear lobby has oak flooring and two cupboards with shelving, one of which also houses the hot water cylinder. There is access to bedroom six which has a range of fitted book shelving. The rear porch has coats and boots storage and houses the floor mounted oil fired central heating boiler. A half glazed external door opens to the rear.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room

The kitchen/breakfast room is part vaulted and has roof lights, exposed beams and travertine flooring. It is fitted with a range of bespoke cream fronted units and display cabinets, dark grey fired granite worktops and a white ceramic Belfast sink. There is an integrated Siemens dishwasher. The traditional cream range cooker has an additional electric hob and there is space for an American style double door fridge/freezer. There are recessed ceiling lights. A latch door opens into the utility room which is fitted with a range of cream units, fired granite worktops and a white ceramic Belfast sink. There is space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A half glazed door opens to the rear and there is travertine flooring.

First Floor Landing

A dog leg staircase leads to the first floor landing. This has an airing cupboard and stairs to the second floor.

First Floor Master Bedroom

The master bedroom has far reaching views to the south west, exposed wall and ceiling beams, and a cast iron fireplace with a white timber surround. The en suite bathroom has a walk-in corner shower, a panelled bath in a recess with pillars and a display niche, a wash basin in a vanity unit with a marble top, and a WC with concealed plumbing. There are two chrome heated towel rails, and wall and floor tiles. Two steps lead up to the dressing room which is fully fitted with a range of cupboards and wardrobes, some with mirror fronts.

Further First Floor Bedrooms and Bathroom

Bedroom two is to the front of the property and has an en suite fitted with a corner shower, wash basin and WC. Bedroom three is to the rear and has a range of fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom has a white suite comprising a bath with shower over and a glazed screen, a ceramic wash basin, and a WC with concealed plumbing. There is ceramic panelling around the bath and to dado height elsewhere. There is ceramic tiling to the floor.

Second Floor Bedrooms

A dog leg staircase with exposed beams and brickwork to one side leads up to the second floor landing which has a stained pine floor. Bedroom four has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and a dormer window, and an en suite fitted with a free standing bath, a wash basin and a Saniflo WC with concealed plumbing. Bedroom five is identical but does not have the en suite.

The Cottage

The cottage is a detached two storey annexe approximately 90 metres from the main house. It comprises three bedrooms, a bathroom, a shower room, and an L-shaped kitchen/sitting/dining area with two sets of bi-fold doors to the front. The kitchen area is fully fitted with a range of white wall and base units, fired granite worktops, a ceramic one and a half bowl sink, a four burner halogen hob with an extractor, and a built under Candy oven. Bedrooms two and three and the shower room are on the ground floor, with bedroom two having bi-fold doors. The master bedroom is on the first floor and has a vaulted ceiling with a dormer and a Velux window. The first floor bathroom is vaulted with a dormer window and is fitted with a white freestanding bath, a wash basin and a WC. There is wood effect laminate flooring throughout.

Outside

Hill Farm is approached along a sweeping tarmac drive which turns to gravel in the immediate area around the house. There is a detached double carport behind the main house with an attached storage barn/workshop. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a variety of mature tree and shrubs providing colour and privacy. There is a self-contained stable yard accessed via a five bar gate with a corral area which is laid to grass. The L-shaped brick and timber stable block has a pitched roof and a concrete yard with drainage. There are three stables, a tack room, a feed/hay barn, feed store and three further storage barns. The complex has power, light and a water supply. Five bar gates lead to the two interlinked post and rail paddocks which also have running water.

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