A splendid Grade II Listed Tudor home enjoying an enviable elevated positon within the desirable village of Long Crendon and boasting some magnificent period features.
Lower House is a splendid Grade II Listed Tudor home set in an enviable position within the village of Long Crendon. Significant architectural features dating back to the Medieval period have been sympathetically retained whilst the property has been considerably improved, both decoratively and structurally, by the current owners. Features include an original Medieval cruck beam, Inglenook fireplace, original wooden doors, exposed beams, tiled floors and prominent chimneys as well as decorative gables and panels.
Lower House has extensive accommodation arranged over three floors. On the ground floor is the welcoming kitchen with newly fitted bespoke 'Stuart Barr' units, complementing the charming characterful dining room and attractive open plan sitting / reception areas to the front of the house, with impressive Inglenook fireplace. To the first and second floors are five generously proportioned bedrooms. The striking master bedroom benefits from an en suite bathroom and dual aspect far-reaching views.
The property sits behind a wooden gate in an elevated private position on the fringe of the village. The attractive gardens extend to just under half an acre. Lovely far-reaching views over North Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire can be enjoyed from the front of the house.
There are various outbuildings including an artist studio or office as well as a separate versatile guest annexe attached to the double garage, comprising large bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom.
Situation and Location
Lower House is well located within the desirable and picturesque village of Long Crendon, situated approximately 2.5 miles north of the market town of Thame. This attractive and vibrant village enjoys a host of amenities including village shop, a post office, a coffee shop, a florist, a library, a primary school and impressive 14th Century grey limestone Church. Public houses/restaurants include Long Crendon’s oldest inn The Eight Bells, The Churchill Arms and The Angel Restaurant. Long Crendon has a first/middle school, which is within walking distance which serves as a feeder school to the well regarded Lord Williams comprehensive school in Thame, as well as falling within the catchment area for the Grammar schools in Aylesbury. Ashfold Preparatory School for boys and girls is in the nearby village of Dorton, whilst the stop for the coach that serves several of the private schools in Oxford is within walking distance of the property. Well placed for access to mainline rail services to London Marylebone, Haddenham and Thame Parkway station is only a 3.5 mile drive away, with services to Marylebone taking from 40 minutes. The M40 can be accessed at junctions 7 & 8.