The Old Cottage

Gayhurst, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 8LG

£1,995 pcm (Other fees apply)

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Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed part thatched cottage
  • Four bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Side and rear gardens
  • Timber garage / workshop
  • Views across Water Meadows
  • Unfurnished, available early August 2022

Property description

A Grade II listed four bedroom part thatched cottage with views over Tyringham Park and water meadow, set in the village of Gayhurst.

The property retains many original features and is only 8 miles from Milton Keynes for commuting. The accommodation includes a sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen, utility room, a cellar, four bedrooms, a Jack and Jill bathroom to bedrooms two and three, and a further shower room. There are gardens with a small woodland area, and a timber built garage/workshop. The property is unfurnished, and is available early August 2022. No open fires allowed in the property.

Ground Floor

The entrance hall has original exposed ceiling and wall beams, and flagstone flooring. The cloakroom has a WC, a vanity wash basin set into a tiled work surface, and space for a washer/dryer. There is a floor mounted oil fired Worcester boiler, an original exposed ceiling beam, flagstone flooring, and a deep sill window to the side.

Reception Rooms

The sitting room has original oak beams to the walls and ceiling, two deep silled windows to the side, and a deep silled window to the rear. The dining room has a feature cast iron fireplace with a pine mantel and surround set on a tiled hearth. There are stairs to the first floor with an understairs storage cupboard, a further built-in cupboard, and a deep silled window to the front. The study has an exposed stone fireplace with a flagstone hearth, exposed ceiling beams, and a deep silled window to the front.

Kitchen, Utility Room and Cellar

The kitchen has a ceramic butler sink set into a teak work surface with storage cupboards under. There is a freestanding Rangemaster Classic 90 oven with a Rangemaster extractor over, and spaces for a fridge and dishwasher. The alcove of the original fireplace is shelved and there are exposed original ceiling beams, loft access, and a window to the rear. The utility room has a range of wall and base units with work surfaces over, and a built-in storage cupboard. Stairs lead down to the cellar which has a window to the rear, power and light.

First Floor

The landing has solid oak flooring, and a deep silled window to the front. The master bedroom has a Victorian fireplace with a brick and timber surround, built-in storage cupboards, solid oak flooring, and deep silled windows to the front and side with pine shutters. The lobby area has a fitted wardrobe, and loft access. The shower room has a double shower cubicle, a WC, a wash basin, and a window to the rear. Bedroom two has an open fireplace with a stone surround, solid oak flooring, and a window to the rear. Bedroom three has exposed beams, and a window to the front with a pine shutter. The Jack and Jill bathroom has a bath with a mixer tap and shower attachment, a pedestal wash basin, a WC, tiled flooring, and a window to the rear with a pine shutter. Bedroom four has solid oak flooring, and windows to the side and rear.


There is a high stone walled garden to the front mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and stocked borders. The side and rear gardens are laid to lawn with a step garden terrace, mature fruit trees and planted borders, a timber garage and storage shed, and an oil tank.


The small village of Gayhurst is situated in North Buckinghamshire close to the border with South Northamptonshire. Located between historic Tyringham Hall and Gayhurst Park, the village is surrounded by parkland. Local amenities can be found in the villages of Stoke Goldington and Newport Pagnell with more extensive and specialist requirements at Olney and Milton Keynes. The property lies in the catchment area for Stoke Goldington CE First school and Ousedale school in Newport Pagnell. Private education is available locally at Great Houghton Preparatory school, Bedford Harpur Trust schools and Bury Lawn Preparatory school.

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