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Edwardian country house in Oxfordshire

Rignell Hall is a very fine Edwardian country house which is located between Banbury and Oxford, and was built in 1911. Beautifully proportioned, many period features display charming workmanship from the Edwardian period, for instance the oak-panelled entrance hall, which has an original green and white marble floor.

The large study has views across the gardens to the paddocks, while the reception hall has an impressive stone fireplaces and is lit by the large French windows leading out to the south-facing portico and terrace.

The drawing room an dining room lead off the reception hall, and both have good views out across to the paddocks. The kitchen has been recently designed and provides a wonderful family space with a four-oven Aga and wood-burning stove; a large pantry is found adjacent.

The master bedroom suite and four further double bedrooms and a family bathroom are found on the first floor while the second floor has four further double bedrooms and a bathroom.

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Outside the formal gardens lie to the front and side of the house, and are predominantly laid to lawn and flanked by mature borders. From the terrace, steps lead down to a lower level lawn and swimming pool.

The property comes with 27 acres of land, including 10 acres of post and rail paddocks and 13 acres of grazing. Three loose boxes are to be found behind the property, alongside a tack room, two stores and a foaling box.

Rignell Hall is situated in the village of Barford St Michael, a very desirable part of north Oxfordshire just nine miles from Chipping Norton. Nearby are a church, a pub and a post office/general store. Deddington and Bloxham have a good range of further local amenities and there is further shopping at Banbury and Chipping Norton.

The guide price is £4m. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01295 672 093 or visit

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