The Lower Court Estate sits on the north side of the Evenlode Valley, four miles south of Chipping Norton, in beautiful rolling North Oxfordshire countryside.
The Estate's centrepiece is Lower Court, a Grade II* Listed Manor House sitting in an elevated position overlooking the valley. Behind the house lies a traditional range of Cotswold stone farm buildings and five cottages. Due west of Lower Court lies Barter's Hill, which is a charming farmstead positioned down a long driveway off Greenend Road. The farmstead comprises an E-shaped range of farm buildings and a pair of semi-detached cottages which now present a fantastic opportunity for conversion into a spectacular residential property, subject to the necessary planning consent.
This selection of property is surrounded by approximately 515 acres (208.7 ha) of rolling arable land. The Estate is for sale as a whole or in lots as follows:
Lot 1 – Lower Court Farm
Grade II* Listed Manor House, traditional Cotswold stone courtyard, modern farm buildings, arable, pasture and woodland. About 150.16 acres (60.75 ha)
Lot 2 – Barter's Hill
Two, former semi-detached cottages, large range of traditional farm buildings with significant potential for conversion (subject to planning consent), general purpose building, arable land. About 136.65 acres (55.31 ha)
Lot 3 – Land at Barter's Hill
Arable land and pasture with access off Greenend Road and Pudlicote Lane. About 95 acres (38.44 ha)
Lot 4 – Land and Building north of Barter's Hill
Arable land, a disused quarry and building with access off Greenend Road. About 127.24 acres (51.50 ha)
Lot 5 – Alfie's Cottage
Semi-detached cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.17 acres (0.07 ha)
Lot 6 – Lower Court Cottage
Semi-detached cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.29 acres (0.12 ha)
Lot 7 – Old Forge Cottage
End of terrace cottage, two bedrooms, large garden. About 0.35 acres (0.14 ha)
Lot 8 – Centre Cottage
Mid-terraced cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.06 acres (0.02 ha)
Lot 9 – Westbridge Cottage
End of terrace cottage, two bedrooms. About 0.11 acres (0.04 ha)
Lot 10 – Paddock at Lower Court Farm
Paddock and former walled allotment. About 5.79 acres (2.35 ha)
As a whole – The Lower Court Estate. About 515.82 acres (208.74 ha)
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Chadlington is a delightful Cotswolds village hosting a coffee shop, butchers, groceries store, sports club, primary school and public house. There are a wider range of amenities, including supermarkets and a secondary school, at the nearby town of Chipping Norton. Chadlington is within easy reach of the popular Soho Farmhouse and Daylesford Organic Farm, which offer sustainable organic produce in a beautiful setting.
The train station at Charlbury (4 miles away) serves Oxford in 18 minutes, as well as London Paddington in 1 hour and 16 minutes. The Chipping Norton to Oxford Road (A44) is within 4.5 miles and provides easy access to Oxford and the M40.
At Oxford there are some renowned schools including the Dragon, Summerfields, The High School, St Edwards, Headington and Magdalen College School to name but a few. Radley, Tudor Hall, Bloxham, Cokethorpe and Kitebrook are also nearby.
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