Moreton Pinkney is set amidst undulating South Northamptonshire countryside. Village facilities include St Mary’s Church, a village hall, playground, public house and numerous footpaths and bridleways. There is a local school at Culworth, with many other well regarded schools in the area including Stowe, Northampton High School, Winchester House, Bloxham and St Loys Primary Academy, many of which have a school bus service from the village. The Culworth butcher provides a twice weekly grocery mobile shop service to the village. The nearby villages of Blakesley, Sulgrave and Woodford Halse provide a range of local services. More extensive shopping and leisure facilities are available in Brackley, Daventry, Towcester and Banbury. There is motor-racing at Silverstone, approximately 12 miles away. Moreton Pinkney is within reasonable driving distance to the M1 and M40 motorways and there are main line train services at Milton Keynes Central (London Euston from 35 minutes), Bicester North (London Marylebone from 49 minutes) and Banbury (London Marylebone from 56 minutes and Birmingham from 45 minutes).
Gravel Hill Farm is an attractive Grade II Listed farmhouse situated on the edge of the village and is thought to date from the 18th century with later additions. The property is constructed of local stone under a slate roof having been extended by the current owners to create an enlarged kitchen and first floor principal suite. There is also planning permission to extend the house further to create a large glazed linked living room with en-suite bedroom above.
This light and stylish period house has many period features including exposed beams, flagstone floors, stone and inglenook fireplaces (both housing Clearview log-burners) and window shutters in the drawing room. The kitchen has French doors to the garden terrace and extensive painted floor and wall cupboards. The first floor bedrooms are all double, light rooms; the master bedroom having an en-suite and there is a family bathroom. There are 3 further bedrooms on the second floor, bedroom 4 having a vaulted ceiling and exposed A frame.
Planning permission and Listed Building consent was granted by South Northamptonshire Council on 22 November 2018 for a circa 800 sqft (GIA) two-storey side extension with glazed link to the existing house under references S/2018/2094/FUL and S/2018/2095/LBC. This will provide an additional living room and cloakroom with bedroom and bathroom over. Further details and plans are available for the selling agents upon request.
Grounds and gardens
To the front of the property is gravelled parking with gated access from the north side of the house. There is a good size entertaining terrace in the angle of the house with the main southeast garden principally laid to lawn which merges in to the paddock. The grounds make an ideal play area for children and include outbuildings and new timber barn. In all the grounds extend to about 2.5 acres.
House For SaleGravel Hill Farm, Gravel Hill Farm, Moreton Pinkney, South Northamptonshire NN11
Guide price £925,000
Family home with flexible accommodation set in attractive grounds and permission to extend. In all about 2.55 acres
- Drawing room
- Kitchen/dining room
- Family room
- Utility room
- Boot room
- Master bedroom with en-suite shower room
- Two further first floor double bedrooms, bathroom
- Three second floor double bedrooms, bathroom
- Attractive gardens and grounds with views
- Edge of village location
- In all about 2.5 acres