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Northwick Park, Blockley, Gloucestershire, GL56 9RJ

Guide Price £825,000
This elegant and imposing house is built in ashlar stone with rusticated quoins and sash windows with bolection architraves, forming part of the magnificent Grade I Listed Mansion House at Northwick Park, and was originally created as the main art gallery for the residence
  • Property Type
    Terraced House
  • Bathrooms
    3 bathrooms
  • Bedrooms
    3 bedrooms
  • Reception Rooms
    4 reception rooms
Key Features
  • Imposing Grade I residence over four floors
  • Forming part of impressive mansion house
  • Originally created as the main art gallery
  • Three bedroom, three bathroom
  • Two garages
  • 35 acres of communal parkland
  • Communal swimming pool and tennis courts
  • Lovely walks nearby
  • Two mile walk to Blockley or Paxford
  • Mainline train station to Oxford and London at Moreton-in-Marsh
Property Description

Approached from the rear of the apartment, overlooking the central circular driveway, you access through an unassuming front door, into the spacious reception hall, with stairs leading to the lower basement dining room and kitchen, and a central stairwell providing access to the sitting room, separate open study and the upper floors

The sitting room is highly impressive, with high ceilings, two large sash windows with integrated seats and ornate decorative surrounds, recessed mirrored alcoves, picture rails, ceiling rose and an attractive fireplace with marble inserts and hearth

The open study area to the upper hallway, offers an additional reception space and is generous in size

The lower basement area has a spacious dining room with ceramic tiled floor and Romanesque columns, providing access to the kitchen area
The kitchen is finished to a good standard, with oak-fronted wall and base units, integrated "Smeg" fan-assisted electric oven, fitted "Smeg" induction hob, inset stainless-steel sink unit, recess for large fridge-freezer, granite work surfaces and lightwell

To the first floor, is the main family bathroom, which services the third bedroom, consisting of a panelled bath with overhead mains-operated shower, low-level wc, bidet, and pedestal wash-hand basin. The bathroom also has the benefit of an enclosed cupboard housing a “Miele” washing machine and tumble dryer

The first floor bedroom is double in size, with fitted decorative book shelving

On the second floor, both the principal bedroom and the additional double bedroom, have the advantage of en-suite facilities

The principal bedroom has a decorative fitted wardrobe with base cupboards and fitted wall mirrors, with attractive views over the circular gravelled driveway; It has a stunning en-suite shower room with walk-in double shower cubicle with mains-operated shower over, vanity wash-hand basin with twin sinks and granite surfaces, and a low-level wc, and bidet

The second double bedroom also has a good selection of wardrobe cupboards, with steps leading up the an additional en-suite, with panelled bath with shower over, low-level wc, pedestal wash-hand basin and bidet

If this is a lettings investment, we would recommend a lettings guide price in the region of £2,500 pcm

Northwick Park Mansion is reputed to have been visited by Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton. In more recent history the Estate housed the famous collections owned by Captain Spencer Churchill, cousin of Sir Winston Churchill, who himself often visited the Estate. Following Captain Spencer Churchill's death in the early 1960s the Estate had various owners. In addition to the conversion of The Mansion, the various outbuildings forming part of this historic Estate were also converted to form individual houses and cottages such as the former Orangery, Coach House, Gallery, Stables etc.

Since 1989 Northwick Park has been the subject of a sympathetic and careful program of restoration which has involved the adaptation of the Grade I listed Mansion House, Stables, Coach House and ground etc from the previous seat of Lady Northwick and Sir Edward Spencer Churchill to form individual houses and cottages, as well as the construction of various quality new houses, all in an attractive vernacular style

Other development companies completed the work, adding the houses of William Emes Garden, Julianas Court, Churchill Square, John Woolfe Court and The Lodge. The Estate was taken over from Clarendon, the final development company, in 2003 by Northwick Park Ltd and thus passed into the joint ownership of the residents, as it is today

Council tax – band G
Tax payable for 2024/25 - £3,618.06
The current service charge payable to Northwick Park Management Company is £900 per quarter, to maintain the communal grounds and facilities

Mains water, electricity and gas are connected.
Northwick Park Estate has its own sewerage/waste water treatment plant
Average broadband speeds advertised within this postcode are up to 74.4 Mbps if provider is BT
The whole of Northwick Park is managed, for which there is a quarterly fee payable; this includes caring for the grounds and gardens, the facilities and a 24-hour security patrol

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