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East wing of country house for sale

Orchard House is just outside the village of Thornton in Buckinghamshire, near the Northamptonshire border. Originally the eastern wing of the impressive Grade II Listed Thornton Hall, Orchard House is believed to date from the 17th and 18th centuries. The property was divided 11 years ago and Orchard House now provides spacious and flexible accommodation over three floors in a beautiful setting.

The property has retained many period features and boasts an entrance hall, drawing room, family room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom, six bedrooms two bathrooms, a shower room and two further attic bedrooms.

Period features include Venetian windows, stripped pine doors, cast iron radiators and several original fireplaces. All rooms have superb views to the countryside beyond.

The grounds include a wonderful mature orchard with a variety of fruit trees, an attractive Knot garden, a hard surface tennis court and a large area of lawn.

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There is also a three and a half acre paddock to the front of the house with useful stabling adjacent to the double garage. The house is also well placed for access to local bridleways, footpaths and country lanes.

The property is around four miles south of Stony Stratford and the adjacent market towns of Buckingham and Winslow which provide good amenities for day to day needs whilst Milton Keynes, just nine miles distant, has further amenities and facilities. The train also departs here for London Euston, a journey of around thirty five minutes.

The guide price is £925,000. for further information please telephone 01865 790 077 or visit

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