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North and south plots offer huge potential
Two properties at opposite ends of the county offer a challenge for anyone seeking a project.
The first, in the village of Arlescote on the north Oxfordshire border, is a Grade II-listed farmhouse near the site of the Battle of Edgehill, scene of the opening pitched battle of the First English Civil War.
Agents say Primrose Farm offers significant potential for improvement. It comprises a farmhouse, outbuildings and 130 acres of ring-fenced pasture and woodland. The property is available as a whole or in three separate lots.
The holding includes modern and traditional outbuildings in a courtyard around the house with an opportunity to convert either for further accommodation or diversified use. The property also enjoys a commanding position close to Edge Hill and breathtaking views over open countryside. For more, and to book in a viewing call agents Bidwells on 01865 790116 or visit bidwells.co.uk Meanwhile, in the village of Letcombe Bassett, planning permission exists to replace a sub-standard bungalow with a luxury family home.
Prater’s has views over open countryside and is the last dwelling at the top of Smith’s Hill before reaching The Ridgeway and about 21 miles of the Downland Villages Riding Route.
The planning consent is for a “new replacement dwelling with car parking” covering a principal bedroom suite, living room and guest suite at first-floor level.
Four further bedrooms and an extensive lounge, dining, kitchen and utility facilities will make up the ground floor, while outside the plans outline a triple car port, courtyard and gardens.
The scheme by BHP Architects, of Wantage, is available to view on the company webiste at www.bhpharwood.co.uk Prater’s is on the market for £800,000. For more, call Green & Co on 01235 763561 or visit greenand.co.uk