In a rare opportunity, Harrington House, a vacant Grade II listed 3-storey family home dating back to the early 17th century, is going under the hammer. This exquisite property, located in the picturesque village of Great Milton, Oxfordshire, is poised for auction with a guide price of £500,000.
Harrington House offers a unique blend of historical charm and modern potential. The property, needing refurbishment, presents an exciting opportunity for improvement and extension, subject to planning permission. It's a canvas waiting for the right buyer to restore its former glory.
Situated just a three-minute journey from the world-renowned double Michelin-starred Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, buyers are just a stone’s throw from culinary excellence.
Set in beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, this property promises more than just a home. It's a lifestyle. Le Manoir, celebrated for its exquisite cuisine and led by the legendary chef Raymond Blanc, offers an unparalleled dining experience. The restaurant earned 2 Michelin stars upon opening 39 years ago and has retained them every year since. They have a reputation as one of Britain’s best restaurants, a must-visit dining experience for gourmands across the world.
Great Milton is more than just a location; it's a community. This delightful village, known for its period homes and approximately six miles southeast of Oxford, offers excellent amenities. These include a primary school, two churches, a community-owned public house, a general store, and a post office.
Daniel Gale, Head of Auctions at First for Auctions, who is marketing the property, said, “If culinary excellence is important to you, then this property couldn’t be more perfect. With Le Manoir just a 3 minute walk away, this property has everything – a charming historical home in a quintessential Oxfordshire village and on the doorstop of one of Britain’s best restaurants.”
Harrington House is a freehold property with vacant possession, offering six bedrooms and ample space for a family. The property falls under Council Tax Band G in South Oxfordshire. Due to its historical significance, an EPC rating is not applicable.
Potential buyers can arrange viewings prior to the auction. Registration for bidding and detailed information about the property, including the Legal Pack, are available through the auctioneer's website.
Harrington House is listed for sale in First for Auctions January auction on Wednesday, 31st January 2024, with bidding opening at 10.00am with a guide price of £500,000. Interested parties are required to register before the auction date to participate.
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