Ogbourne Maisey Manor has records going back to the 14th century, although the main façade dates from the Jacobean period, as mentioned by Pevsner. Built of local banded Saracen stone, the house is Grade II listed with some fine architectural features including arched windows, stone mullions and carved stone pediment to the front door. Some of the rooms are also panelled in wood.
Accommodation comprises: reception hall, drawing room, sitting room/study, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and playroom (both with planning consent to modernise), rear hall, cellar, seven bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor and one further bedroom, sitting room and office on the second floor.
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Attached outbuildings include four stables, a games room, potting sheds and a greenhouse – there is also planning permission to create a cottage with three bedrooms from these structures.
The land comes to around 15 acres, with just under six acres leasehold. Outside, a wrought iron gate leads to the partly walled garden which is in the process of being planned. The young river Og and the water meadow border the garden to the eastern side and the field to the front of the house gives an attractive view from the manor.
Ogbourne Maisey Manor lies just over a mile from Marlborough on the edge of the village of Ogbourne Maizey. Marlbourough itself has extensive amenities, restaurants and of course its eponymous school. Swindon is 11 miles.
The guide price is £1.7m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01488 688 501 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.
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