Gayhurst, NEWPORT PAGNELL, Buckinghamshire, MK16 8LG £325,000

THE APARTMENT REQUIRES SOME MODERNISATION AND BENEFITS FROM RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING, A SINGLE GARAGE AND IS OFFERED WITH NO UPWARD CHAIN.

COMMUNAL FACILITIES FOR THE OWNERS USE INCLUDE TWO NEWLY SURFACED TENNIS COURTS, MAINTAINED GROUNDS COMPRISING WELL STOCKED LAKES AND FORMAL GARDENS.

THE GARDENS SURROUNDING GAYHURST MANSION HOUSE INCLUDE A LARGE MANICURED LAWN TO THE FRONT ENCIRCLED BY A GRAVELLED DRIVEWAY PROVIDING SHORT TERM PARKING, THE PICTURESQUE 18TH CENTURY ST PETER'S PARISH CHURCH COMMANDS THE FOREGROUND TO THE SIDE IS A BEAUTIFUL DOUBLE PARTERRE, MANICURED ROSE GARDENS AND HEDGEROWS.

IN ADDITION TO THE MANSION HOUSE BUT SITUATED WITHIN THE ESTATE, THERE ARE SEVERAL MEWS STYLE RESIDENCES ALONG WITH SOME DISCREET DETACHED DWELLINGS WITHIN THE OLD WALLED GARDEN.


COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL
Flagstone floor and period bench seating to either side of the Vestibule. Each apartment has its own secure post box and there is a main entrance intercom security door.


COMMUNAL RECEPTION AREA
An impressive hall with mullioned leaded light windows providing beautiful vistas over the front grounds. High ceiling and flagstone floor. Feature period fireplace complemented by a mirrored mantle.


ENTRANCE
APARTMENT 16 (THE COTTAGE)

A private glazed entrance door directly from the rear of the main house provides access through to a long hallway with arched ceiling. Laminated wood-effect floor. Radiator.


LOUNGE / DINER
This delightful room is divided into lounge and dining areas and
has leaded light windows to the rear tennis courts elevation and also to the inner courtyard elevation. Three radiators. Feature fireplace with marble surround provides the main focal point.


KITCHEN
High ceiling with recessed lighting. Natural pine, limed finished,
bespoke kitchen units to low and high levels with tongue and grooved upstands and ample work surfaces. White butler sink with mixer tap. Space for dishwasher. Hotpoint electric cooker with extractor hood above. Hotpoint fridge/freezer. Wood-effect laminate floor and a radiator.


INNER HALLWAY
Wood-effect laminate floor and a radiator. Built-in storage cupboard.

UTILITY ROOM
Extractor fan. Plumbing and space for automatic washing machine.
Wash basin.


BEDROOM ONE
Two leaded light windows to the inner courtyard. Radiator.
Extensive range of fitted wardrobes/storage cupboards.


BEDROOM TWO
Leaded light window to the inner courtyard. Fitted over-bed storage cupboard and electric boiler cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Radiator.


GARAGE
A single garage is situated in a nearby block. The garage has an up and over door, power and light.

Substantial visitor parking area and an enclosed communal
refuse store.



LEASES & RENTS
All Leaseholders automatically become a Shareholder in the Freehold Management Company GCMC Ltd (Gayhurst Court Management Company Ltd) Lease Term 999 years from
April 1978
No Ground Rent
Service Charge £300.00 pcm, includes Water, Sewage and all exterior Communal Garden and Property Maintenance. Buildings Insurance Approx. £412.00 PA



AGENTS NOTE:
HISTORY :

GAYHURST HOUSE IS A GRADE I LISTED ELIZABETHAN MANSION HOUSE, EVEN THOUGH THERE ARE ORIGINS
FROM THE EARLIER TUDOR PERIOD.

LATER ADDITIONS DURING THE QUEEN ANNE AND VICTORIAN PERIOD HAVE TRANSFORMED THE PROPERTY TO WHAT WE SEE TODAY. DURING THE 18TH CENTURY THE GROUNDS WAS DESIGNED BY THE FAMOUS ENGLISH LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT CAPABILITY BROWN.

DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR THE HOUSE AND GROUNDS WERE USED AS AN OUTSTATION FOR
BLETCHLEY PARKS DECODING ACTIVITIES.

THE PROPERTY WAS CONVERTED INTO FOURTEEN APARTMENTS DURING THE 1970'S.

FAMOUS PAST OWNERS INCLUDE SIR FRANCIS DRAKE, WILLIAM MOULSOE, SIR EVERARD DIGBY (WHO WAS ONE OF THE CONSPIRATORS INVOLVED IN THE GUNPOWDER PLOT) AND LORD CARRINGTON.


FEATURES
RARE OPPORTUNITY
RETAINS NUMEROUS ORIGINAL FEATURES
GRADE 1 LISTED ELIZABETHAN MANSION HOUSE
COMMUNAL GROUNDS WITH TENNIS COURT

FLOORPLANS Click to enlarge