A large converted barn with a detached cottage and a self-contained wing surrounded by its own land with stables, outbuildings and manège.
Farnborough Barn commands an enviable rural setting between the villages of Farnborough and Fenny Compton. This detached property is of brick construction under a pitched tile roof and offers spacious, versatile accommodation to suit today's modern family. The property has been extensively modernised, including kitchen and bathroom fittings, Amtico flooring, an oil-fired boiler and central heating system, radiator covers, double and triple glazing to all but three windows and doors, and a secondary spiral staircase. These all combine well with various features, including an open fireplace, cast iron kitchen range and exposed timbers.There is a generous kitchen and breakfast room, the all-important hub of the house, with granite work surfaces, five gas rings, two electric rings, four oven kitchen range, Indian slate flooring with a delightful eating area enjoying the glorious aspect on to the garden to the rear, all ideal for summer entertaining. A spacious drawing room offers a dual aspect, particularly with a lovely aspect to the east and the gardens. The Dining Room is spacious and could be used as a games room (in the past has accommodated a full-sized snooker table). A study and playroom could form part of the south wing accommodation if desired.There is ample bedroom accommodation on the first floor accessed from two staircases, all with delightful views across the garden and open countryside beyond. The principal bedroom has an en suite dressing room/office and bath/shower room.At the southern end of the property is The Annexe, which has two ground-floor bedrooms, a kitchen/sitting room, a bathroom, a study area and a separate entrance porch. The annexe would be ideal for teenagers and guests, or a separate annexe with its own heating system. Across the courtyard is The Gallery, a detached brick building recently renovated to separate two bedroom accommodation with a newly fitted kitchen and a bathroom.One of the property's key features is its rural setting and the extensive gardens surrounding the house, all providing a real feeling of space and privacy. Access from the road is via an electric gate, with a complete CCTV system controlling the gate and security. There is a delightful partly walled garden to the west, north and east with many mature trees, a pond, pergola and paved entertaining areas. Vegetable garden and greenhouse, summerhouse and gazebo. Hard tennis court. A stunning tree-line avenue leads from the garden to the secluded seating area.There is a double garage, extensive workshop and stores, and ample off-road parking in the central courtyard.A comprehensive range of modern buildings includes a steel portal frame barn with block walling and Yorkshire boarding above with six oversized stables with windows, drinkers and rubber matting and Tailored partitions, two tack rooms and two wash boxes. An American timber barn provides 12 boxes with drinkers and rubber matting, two timber stables, and four-bay open-fronted stores. There are two brick stables, two field shelters and a 40 x 60m all weather manege with irrigation.The property extends to about 40.16 acres (16.25 hectares) in total and is currently split between the following uses:● Pasture 22.96 acres (9.29 hectares)● Permanent pasture 11.91 acres (4.82 hectares)● Woodland 0.56 acres (0.23 hectare)● House, buildings, ponds and miscellaneous 4.74 acres (1.92 hectares)The farmland surrounds the house and yard. Most fields are bordered by mature hedges and are fenced for livestock, one with a pond. A series of grass tracks connect most fields back to the farm buildings.
Farnborough is a sought-after village in rolling North Oxfordshire/South Warwickshire countryside with access to Banbury, Warwick, Leamington Spa, historic Stratford-upon-Avon, Birmingham and Oxford. Local facilities i