A rare opportunity to purchase a detached grade II listed period farmhouse arranged over three floors with a number of useful outbuildings and three acres of paddock land. Offering the potential to extend or run a business subject to planning permission, located in the village of Launton.
To the front Laurels, Farm has a well-established garden laid to lawn enclosed by a stone wall. A long private driveway leads to a large parking area and provides access to the numerous outbuildings and paddock land.
OVERAGE. The seller will have a right of overage in respect of the land coloured blue on the OS Plan in relation to the erection of any building ( other than those used in respect of equine use ) which will last 20 years and be for 50% of the increase in value of the land hatched occasioned by the granting of such planning consent.
The house has four double bedrooms and offers scope for a fifth on the second floor (subject to planning).
The kitchen/breakfast room has recently been refitted with solid wood painted units complimented by black granite work surfaces.
The property boasts two generous reception rooms, both with open fireplaces and solid wood floors.
A large utility room to the rear provides access to the large stone barn. With the addition of numerous outbuildings including, stables, double garage, large workshop and the stone barn all of which open out to the courtyard.
The thriving village of Launton boasts a wide variety of well supported cultural, sporting and social groups for adults and children. Positioned alongside excellent transport links to larger towns and cities that make it an ideal place for young families and professionals alike. The village has its own primary school and two pubs, both within walking distance, as well as numerous shops including a post office, general store, butcher, baker and hairdresser. There is a regular bus service to neighbouring Bicester and beyond.
Bicester has two railway stations. Bicester North offers a great commuter service to London Marylebone in around 45 minutes and you can reach Birmingham in 1 hour. Bicester Village Station has been upgraded to provide a further route to London Marylebone. The M40 is within easy reach at J9 or J10 and offers access to London, M25, Oxford and Birmingham. The A41, A43 and A34 are all within easy reach. Bicester Village is a dream destination for designer shopping with 170 luxury boutiques all on your doorstep and is a few minutes drive or a five minute walk from the town centre.
Located 12 miles from Oxford and 24 miles from Milton Keynes, Bicester is one of the fastest growing areas in Oxfordshire with excellent transport links by rail and road to the cities of London, Oxford and Birmingham.
The town is a historic market centre, but has shown major ambitions for growth through the development of the internationally recognised Bicester Village Shopping Centre, the town centre redevelopment and Bicester Eco-town.