Ryders Farm a Grade II listed farmhouse, that has been a much loved family home for over 26 years. The main house offers six bedrooms & a paddock of 4.1 acres with an overall plot size of 4.7 acres, plus two further rental cottages and various out buildings. Situated in the popular village of Sydenham.
The property offers the opportunity to continue as a fabulous family home with ample space both inside and out, room for horses or other livestock and also generate a respectable income from the rental cottages if desired, with further potential with the numerous out buildings
The Property is set back from the road and enjoys views over the surrounding countryside along with its own gardens and paddock land behind the house.
The property consists of: A farm style kitchen/breakfast room with built in storage plus a walk in larder, double oven range cooker, Belfast sink and granite work tops. From the kitchen is the formal dual aspect dining room with an open fireplace, creating a sociable and grand room to entertain with family and friends. There are three further reception rooms all boasting charm and original character including beams and open fire places. There is also a separate laundry room and door to the rear garden.
On the 1st floor there are four double bedrooms, a modern bathroom with claw bath and separate shower, with the second bathroom yet to be completed although the plumbing is in place ready for the next owner to finish to their choice.
On the top floor there are two spacious attic rooms that could be used as bedrooms/play rooms or a home office.
In addition to the main house there are two rental cottages that have been recently converted to a very high standard and are set away from the main house with gates defining the boundaries, allowing privacy for all. Please call us for full details on the rental terms and amounts.
There are numerous out buildings including a brick built garage, a unique timber framed Granary Barn that could be used for many purposes including a home office or child`s play den, and another large out building that has power and lights and with the correct planning permission could be connected to the main house if desired. In addition there is a gardeners toilet located on the side of the building, meaning you don`t have to take off your wellies when out gardening.
Garden and Land
The front and rear gardens measuring approximately 1/2 an acre are laid mainly to lawn with mature Horse Chestnut, and Silver Birch trees providing shade and privacy and a blank canvass for the green fingered.
Directly behind the garden lies the 4.1 acre paddock which is ring fenced with mature hedging, has mains water and three portable stables on skids. The properties gravel driveway also leads to the stables and fields.
Whilst the the property has been well maintained by the current owners, there are areas that may need attention.
The picturesque South Oxfordshire Village of Sydenham is situated at the foot of the Chiltern Hills and is surrounded by beautiful countryside with lovely walks and rides. Within the village, there is a popular pub, a church and a preschool. For day to day shopping, recreation and schooling, Chinnor is about a mile away. Further amenities can be found in Thame, which is situated about 2½ miles north of Sydenham and offers schools at all levels, sports clubs and a leisure centre. There is a choice of supermarkets, including Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury, a wide variety of high street stores, restaurants, cafés and pubs and a weekly market. There is a health centre with pharmacy, a number of dental practices and a cottage hospital.
More comprehensive facilities can be found in Aylesbury, High Wycombe and Oxford, about 12, 14 and 15 miles away, respectively.
Excellent communications in the form of the M40 and Chiltern train line accessed from Princes Risborough to London Marylebone are both within 5 miles. Chinnor (1 mile) has good everyday shopping facilities and the historic market town of Thame (3 miles) has an excellent range of shops, restaurants, pubs, other facilities and Lord Williams School.
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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
Aylesbury Vale District Council, Band F