Sandpit Hill, Tingewick, Buckingham, MK18
£2,250,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A rare opportunity to acquire a private, detached period farmhouse set in 24 acres in the middle of open countryside with far reaching views. Approached along a long drive, Sandpit Hill Farm presents an amazing and rare opportunity for a stunning, edge of village family home with numerous possibilities to extend and develop. It is understood to be only the second time the property has come to the market in over 120 years.

The main sitting room in the Farmhouse is well proportioned with oak wooden flooring, a stone fireplace and triple aspect windows. The second reception room features an exposed brick fireplace with wood-burner, oak wooden floors and dual aspect views over the garden and paddocks. It is currently used as a snug and will also make an excellent family dining room.

The open plan kitchen/diner, with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, has an oil-fired Aga along with companion electric oven and Halogen hob and stone floors. Sliding windows open out onto the large terrace giving inside/outside entertaining with sensational views over fields and woodland towards historic Stowe. A large, vaulted utility/boot room offers further space for family living as well as access to the parking/courtyard at the rear of the house. A downstairs cloakroom/shower room and office complete the spacious ground floor.

The first floor has four double bedrooms and a modern family bathroom with roll top bath and separate spacious rainfall shower. A studio/games room/gym may be found in the courtyard, which could also be converted to a granny annex STPP. Overall the accommodation is flexible, modern and very well presented totalling 2075sq ft.

A rare opportunity to acquire a wonderful family home with gardens, paddocks, barns and stables in a private tranquil location with outstanding views, yet still close to local amenities.

Outside

The farmhouse is surrounded by established gardens with lawns, borders, raised vegetable beds and a terrace for entertaining with stunning countryside views towards Stowe. The 24 acre plot, bordered by established hedgerows, offers a range of well-maintained paddocks with easy access to the barns and nine stables. The paddocks are free draining with sandy soil perfect for equestrian use. The stone barn in the courtyard had previous planning permission to be converted into a four bedroom house, offering huge potential for development (STPP).

The property is accessed down a gated private drive with the paddocks running to the right of the drive, around the house and beyond the barns There is parking for several cars and a pretty central courtyard consisting of a selection of stables and a period stone barn. The agricultural barns currently incorporate a foaling area, tack room, hay storage, parking for horse boxes and a youngstock barn with direct access to the paddocks. All barns have electricity and water. The fields are divided into a selection of paddocks with water.

pSituation

Tingewick offers a wide range of facilities with a centrally located general stores/post office, a public house,

a first/infant school, village hall, recreation ground and children's playground. The village is about 3 miles from

the centre of Buckingham.

Sandpit Hill Farm is very conveniently located;

• Bicester Village – the designer shopping outlet is only 20 minutes away

• 30 mins to Milton Keynes with theatres, cinemas, indoor skiing and large shopping complex

• Heathrow, Birmingham and Luton airports are all within an hour's drive.

• London Marylebone 50 mins from nearby Bicester train station

• Waitrose 10 minutes away in Buckingham

• Silverstone race track and Addington equestrian centre are both 15 minutes away

• Buckingham Golf course is 10 minutes away

Tingewick is within the catchment area for the Royal Latin Grammar School in Buckingham and Buckingham School (senior education), a specialist Sports College. Private education is well catered to for all age groups within a ten mile radius of the village.

Additional Information

There is a video tour upon request.

01869 388036

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