- Substantial 7 bed farmhouse
- Circa 8 acres
- Orchard & grazing
- Rural views
- Available immediately
- Separate 3 bed cottage
- Mature gardens
- Tennis court
- Various outbuildings
- Pets considered
Southrop House is a charming 17th century farmhouse situated in a quiet position on the edge of the popular village of Hook Norton. The property has been in the same family for several generations and includes a substantial seven bedroom farmhouse, a separate three bedroom cottage, outbuildings, stabling, mature landscaped gardens, an orchard, paddock and tennis court. The accommodation within the farmhouse includes entrance hall, cloakroom, snug, a large sitting room with an open fire, a separate dining room plus a kitchen breakfast room with an AGA and access to the gardens. On the 1st floor there are four double bedrooms, a library, a bathroom and a newly refurbished shower room. On the 2nd floor there are three further bedrooms and a bathroom. The self contained cottage has three bedrooms and offers ideal ancillary guest accommodation or for a housekeeper/au pair. The private gardens are south facing and are well established with mature borders including an abundance of perennials & shrubs, a vegetable garden, greenhouse and orchard. The Landlord's gardener will be retained and invoiced separately. There are several outbuildings suitable for storage, 2/3 stables, a tack room and circa 5 acres of fenced paddock. The property enjoys lovely rural views and due to its edge of village position ensures no road noise and dark night skies. The property is available to rent immediately, pets will be considered and viewing is recommended.
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Hook Norton is a sought after location due to the range of local shops, a post office, a doctors and dentists surgery, a choice of public houses, a parish church and a Church of England maintained primary school. The location also benefits from being an easy commuter distance to Chipping Norton (6 miles) and Banbury (8 miles). The M40 motorway can be accessed from near Banbury plus Banbury rail station offers national links to Oxford & London Marylebone (circa 55 mins).
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The following are permitted payments which we may request from you:
a) The rent
b) A refundable tenancy deposit (reserved for any damages or defaults on the part of the tenant) capped at no more than five weeks' rent where the annual rent is less than £50,000, or six weeks' rent where the total annual rent is £50,000 or above
c) A refundable holding deposit (to reserve a property) capped at no more than one week's rent
d) Payments to change the tenancy when requested by the tenant, capped at £50, or reasonable costs incurred if higher
e) Payments associated with early termination of the tenancy, when requested by the tenant
f) Payments in respect of utilities, communication services, TV licence and council tax; and
g) A default fee for late payment of rent and replacement of a lost key/security device, where required under a tenancy agreement
Please call us if you wish to discuss this further.