Sold (STC) - £2,500,000 - 105.3 acres, Brill, Aylesbury, HP18 9XA

Fisher German

Fisher German
17 High Street, , Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 2BZ

Tel:01844 212004
Fax: 01844 261425

A rare opportunity to purchase a traditional grassland farm with farmhouse, bungalow, outbuildings and land in desirable rural setting. In all about 105 acres. As a whole or in 3 lots.


The property is situated in glorious open countryside between the villages of Piddington and Brill, an attractive hilltop village with a village green, cricket pitch, well known windmill, and panoramic views over rolling countryside, two shops, a doctor's surgery, local butcher's shop, Post Office, two public houses, church, CofE Primary school, village hall and a sports and social club. More extensive facilities are available in Thame, Oxford, Aylesbury, and Bicester.

The M40 is about fifteen minutes by car, providing excellent access to the M25, Heathrow airport, London and the M4. Train services to London run from Haddenham, Bicester North Station and Bicester Village station. (London Marylebone just 37 minutes from Haddenham & Thame parkway and approximately 45 minutes from Bicester). For day-to-day shopping the nearby market town of Thame offers a good selection of shops ranging from supermarkets to specialist shops and boutiques.

Bicester is a historic market town with a wide range of shops, together with cafes, pubs, numerous restaurants, weekly markets, a Sainsbury’s supermarket, and a cinema complex. There is a leisure centre, with a gym and swimming pool nearby. Bicester Avenue, just a short drive from the town centre, is very popular. It consists of a Garden Centre and a retail park comprising shops. A Marks and Spencer Food Hall, and further shops can be found in the newly completed Bicester Retail Park. The property is a short drive to Bicester Village, which is a dream destination for designer shopping with 170 luxury boutiques and a number of eateries.

Buckinghamshire is renowned for its education, with the state school system having retained the selective (Grammar) secondary schools. A number of good private schools are also situated close by (Ashfold School is in the village of Dorton and The Dragon School, Headington Girls & St Edwards are to be found in the nearby city of Oxford).

Headley House and Piddington Gate Farm offer an excellent opportunity for farmers, investors, and lifestyle purchasers alike.

Headley House comprises a large three-bedroom detached modern dwelling with spacious accommodation sat in its own grounds with buildings and fine views over its own land.

Piddington Gate Farm lies on the opposite site of the road with a dilapidated bungalow, range of traditional and modern farm buildings with enormous development potential (subject to planning). The dwelling is located to the rear of the farm buildings and also benefits from fine views over its own land and beyond.

Lot 1: Headley House
The property offers well-proportioned and spacious living accommodation throughout. To the front of the house the entrance hall leads to a wonderful open plan sitting room and dining with a feature brick fireplace with wood burner. The room is flooded with light from the dual aspect windows which take advantage of the spectacular views. The kitchen, utility room and WC are situated off the dining room. The ground floor continues with two large reception rooms and a family shower room. The first-floor features three large double bedrooms, with family bathroom and a good landing area. The first floor benefits from lovely sweeping views over its own land and surrounding countryside.

The property is surrounded by attractive enclosed gardens and a good sized parking area.

The buildings are set back from the road and primarily comprise a large steel portal frame and concrete block building with hardcore and part concrete floor. The main covered yard extends to circa 60’ x 65’ with additional lean to’s to the north and west. The building has been successfully utilised for storage and livestock housing. Situated in parcel SP6316 comprises an additional five bay s8teel portal framed covered yard with concrete block walls and partly concreted floor. The building extends to circa 80’ x 40’.

The land for Headley House is a compact ring fenced block of permanent pasture with a small stream running through the northern part of the land. The land is bounded by mature hedges and is stock proof with a significant amenity appeal and ideal for a small scale stock enterprise.

In all about 47.5 acres (19.22 hectares).

Lot 2: Piddington Gate Farm
The bungalow is set well back from the road to the rear of the farm buildings and is believed to date from the 1920’s and is now in a poor state of repair but provides the ideal opportunity for redevelopment and replacement subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions. The existing accommodation comprises 2 reception rooms, kitchen, shower room and two bedrooms.

The good range of modern and traditional farm buildings are easily accessed and again provide the opportunity for improvement and redevelopment subject to obtaining the necessary permissions. At the heart of the yard is an impressive traditional wooden framed barn with lean to’s. There are also a couple of useful modern portal framed buildings including a three bay implement storage building together with the former milking parlour and some further single storey traditional buildings that have been used for stock and storage.

Gently sloping to the north is a good block of ring fenced traditional pastureland ideal for small scale stock use or equestrian purposes. The land is bounded by mature hedgerows and is stock proof. The land also benefits from good road frontage on to the B4011.

In all about 36.4 acres (14.7 hectares)

Lot 3: Land
Accessed from the B4011 is a useful single enclosure extending to around 21 acres. The land is permanent pasture and generally stock proof.

In all about 21.4 acres (8.7 hectares)

Acreage: 105.3 Acres


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