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Property details

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Floor area From 5,015 - 5,870 sq. ft


  • Freehold
  • Reception Hall and Cloakroom
  • Three principal reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Boot room, utility room, work room & cellar
  • Principal Bedroom with bathroom and Dressing room/bedroom 2
  • 5/6 Further bedrooms
  • 2 Further bathrooms.
  • Coach House. Gardens and Paddock, in all 5 acres.

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The Old Rectory is a charming Grade II Listed Georgian house built in 1762. The property has been the family home of the present owners for nearly 60 years. As such, the sale offers a once in- a-generation opportunity to buy a house of this nature with its beautiful views and location. The house retains many original and period features including some lovely panelling and shutters, fireplaces and wonderful cellar. The detailed layout can be seen on the floor plans, but suffice to say the house has much potential for change and updating, subject to the necessary consents.
There is a particularly fine drawing room having lovely high ceilings and shuttered bay-windows. Good sized family accommodation is spread over two principal floors with attics in addition. The kitchen was extended by the current owners and opens onto the lovely gardens.

Grendon Underwood is an attractive village on the Oxfordshire/Buckinghamshire borders with history dating back to the 16th and 17th Centuries, many attractive thatched cottages and noted buildings can be seen in the village today. There is a church, village pub, school and village store. A full range of shopping, commercial and recreational facilities can be found at Bicester, Aylesbury and Oxford including the Bicester Village Retail Outlet.
Grendon Underwood Combined School provides education from 4-11 year olds. There are grammar schools in Aylesbury and Buckingham and a good selection of private schools nearby, including Swanbourne Preparatory School and Ashford School at Dorton. The A41 provides good access to Aylesbury, Bicester and the M40 network (J9). For those commuting by rail there are railway stations at Bicester North and Aylesbury providing Chiltern line services to London.
For those wishing to enjoy the immediate surroundings, there are countryside walks to be enjoyed along the nearby bridleways and footpaths.

The house is surrounded by wonderful mature gardens, with extensively stocked herbaceous borders and areas of well-kept lawn. There is a pond and kitchen garden. In all the house and garden occupy about 1.8 acres. There is a tennis court (in need of repair) Beyond the garden there is a lovely paddock with an attractive wooded area and independent road access extending to about 3.2 acres. In all the property has 5 acres.

The Coach House comprises a double garage, original stables and hay-loft above. The building has potential subject to the necessary consents.

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Local Amenities

  • Bicester Village 5.6 miles
  • Bicester North 5.8 miles
  • Grendon Underwood Combined School 0.3 miles
  • Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School 2.1 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Bicester Village 5.6 miles
  • Bicester North 5.8 miles
  • Grendon Underwood Combined School 0.3 miles
  • Marsh Gibbon CofE Primary School 2.1 miles

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  • £589,021
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  • -£17,900
  • (-2.949%)
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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
3rd Jul 2020 £1,750,000 Price reduced by £200,000
23rd May 2020 £1,950,000 First listed

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