Drive Cottage

Akeley Wood, Akeley, Buckingham, MK18 5BN


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Property Highlights

  • 19th century property
  • Four bedrooms
  • En suite shower room & bathroom
  • Three reception rooms
  • 1.75 acre plot
  • Rural location
  • Woodland views
  • Parking and stables

Property description

A four bedroom detached house dating back to the 19th century on a plot of 1.75 acres with stables and paddock in a rural location

The accommodation includes three reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom, four bedrooms, en suite shower room and family bathroom. There is parking for six cars, mature gardens, woodland garden area, stables and paddock.


An entrance porch with quarry tiled flooring opens into the dining hall.

Reception Rooms

The dining hall has a brick fireplace with a multi fuel stove, and a bay window with a window seat. There is also a sitting room with wooden flooring and a play room that has a vaulted ceiling.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room

The kitchen/breakfast room has tiled flooring, double bowl stainless steel sink set into a base unit, Aga, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge and space for appliances. The kitchen opens into an area where there is a larder, store room and a utility room that has a Butlers sink, storage units and space for appliances.

Inner Hall and Cloakroom

The inner hall has stairs to the first floor, a cupboard housing the oil boiler and a door to the cloakroom.

First Floor

The landing has a storage cupboard and an airing cupboard. The master bedroom has built-in wardrobes and an en suite with WC, wash basin and panelled bath with shower attachment. There are three further double bedrooms - two with built-in wardrobes and fireplaces. The family bathroom has a WC, wash basin and panelled bath.


A five bar gate opens onto a driveway providing parking for six cars. The enclosed rear garden has a patio area, raised flower beds and also has the oil tank. To one side of the house there is a woodland garden. To the other side of the property there is access to the stable block which has two stables, tack room, store and water supply. A further wooded area leads to the paddock which also has a water supply.

Situation and Schooling

The village of Akeley has a primary school and is in the catchment for the Royal Latin Grammar School in Buckingham. There are private schools in Akeley, Thornton, Swanbourne and Stowe. A range of shopping, leisure facilities, doctor and dental surgeries and a golf club can be found in Buckingham approx. 3 miles away.

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