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Star property over £500,000

You’ll struggle to find another five-bedroom period farmhouse this stunning for such a reasonable asking price.

Grade II-listed Manor Farm dates back to the 17th Century and is a detached stone under thatch farmhouse with two bathrooms and a double garage, set back from the High Street in Lavendon village in Buckinghamshire not far from Marlborough.

The property is for sale for offers over £795,000 and is marketed by Michael Graham, Olney via OnTheMarket.

Manor Farm was renovated in the mid-1990s, work which included new windows, rewiring and plumbing and a damp proof course.

Within the last 10 years the main roof has been rethatched and two new gas fired combination boilers installed.

The property has character features throughout such as exposed timber beams, an oak staircase and exposed oak flooring.

There is more than 2,800 sq. ft. of accommodation including a sitting/dining room with a trap door to the cellar, a traditional farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room and a Victorian tiled reception hall on the ground floor.

The five double bedrooms are set over two floors with three bedrooms, an ensuite bathroom and a family bathroom on the first floor and two additional double bedrooms on the second floor.

The dual aspect open plan sitting/dining room has a large feature inglenook fireplace with an open fire set on a stone hearth with a wooden mantel over, exposed ceiling beams and a central pillar.

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There is a second stone-built fireplace in the dining area with built-in storage to the side. The room has exposed wood flooring, and double doors to the garden.

The main bedroom on the first floor has an ensuite Victorian style bathroom with a free standing roll top bath, a pedestal wash basin and low level WC.

One of the second floor bedrooms measures 31ft and has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and dual aspect windows with views over the gardens.

The front garden is laid to lawn with established trees and shrubs. A double width driveway provides off street parking for four cars leading to the double garage which has a cloakroom.

The southerly aspect rear garden has a paved and gravel seating area with a raised rockery with flower and shrubs. The rest of the garden is mainly lawned with a natural pond and waterfall and various tree and shrub borders.

Lavendon village has a primary school, pre-school and nursery, a shop and Post Office, a village hall and The Green Man and The Horseshoe pubs.

Further amenities and catchment schooling are available in the town of Olney, which is approximately three miles away.

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