Furzey Hall Farm is a blank canvas ? a dream house for an imaginative buyer. Located on the edge of the pretty village of Filkins, Gloucestershire, the Victorian farmhouse has picturesque views, period features and an adjoining Cotswold stone barn, ready to convert into extensive accommodation.
The house is set back from the road in a very private rural setting with views so far-reaching that it is possible to see the White Horse hill on a clear day. In the drawing room there is a pretty sash window with window seat, perfect for enjoying the splendid views.
‘In addition to the large barn, Furzey Hall Farm has a range of outbuildings and equestrian facilities that include a tack room, a 6.4 acre paddock and a corral of four open-fronted stables,’ explains Sophie Salter, head of Butler Sherborn’s Burford office. ‘The gardens are mature and there’s an orchard. While the farmhouse would benefit from some updating, this is a hugely attractive property with great potential. With almost nine acres in all, this is an opportunity not to be missed.’
|Furzey Hall Farm is on the market for £1.25 million|
Accommodation at Furzey is arranged over three floors with a number of sash windows, open fireplaces and working shutters. The ground floor includes a drawing room, sitting room and kitchen/breakfast room, which is classically designed and includes an Aga. The room opens into a conservatory that has a York stone floor with under-floor heating and an attractive stone well in one corner. Also on this floor is the utility room and a boot room.
On the first floor are two bedrooms, each with its own Victorian fireplace, and the family bathroom. A further two bedrooms, with exposed beams and good ceiling heights to the roof pitch are located on the second floor.
The village of Filkins, situated within a conservation area, has a church, post office/local shop, public open-air swimming pool and a children’s playground. Various other amenities in the area include theatres at Oxford, Chipping Norton, Cheltenham and the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon; golf at Burford, Witney and the Wychwood and Naunton course; the Cotswold Wildlife Park; racing at Cheltenham and hunting with the VWH & Heythrop Hunt.
Burford and Lechlade are within five miles and the market town of Cirencester is just 16 miles away and Oxford 23 miles. For commuters, Charlbury Station (10 miles away) runs services to London Paddington with the journey time around 65 minutes.
Butler Sherborn’s Burford office invites offers for Furzey Hall Farm in the region of £1.25m. Telephone +44(0) 1993 822325 for further details.
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