A Grade II Regency Manor House – Literary gem in the Chilterns

Troy is situated in the middle of farmland south of the pretty village of Ewelme, in the Chiltern Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in South Oxfordshire. The village rises up to the fine Church of England parish church of Saint Mary where Thomas Chaucer, Alice de la Pole and Jerome K Jerome are buried. It is also home to the oldest continually operating primary school in the country, opened in 1440.

Henley on Thames is 9 miles away and provides extensive amentities and leisure pursuits. Less than 3 miles west is the attractive market town of Wallingford, on the banks of the River Thames, convenient for local independent shops, restaurants, cafes and a large Waitrose. Troy’s stunningly rural location, reached via hedgerow flanked lanes belies its proximity to major transport links: junction 6 on the M40 is less than 10 miles away and trains from Didcot Parkway (10 miles) take 45 mins to London Paddington. Reading (13 miles away) will provide direct connections to London’s Crossrail once it is completed. Ewelme has also recently been given access to high speed broadband, one of the first rural parishes in Oxfordshire to benefit. London is just 45 miles distant.

Troy is ideally situated for some of the best schools in the country; Independent schools in the immediate area include all those in Oxford (16 miles away), Moulsford Prep School, Cranford House, The Oratory Prep and Public School, Downe House, Radley College, Abingdon School and the European School in Abingdon, Wycombe Abbey for Girls in High Wycombe, Pangbourne College, Bradfield College, Wellington College and Eton College.

Leisure facilities are within easy reach, including racing at Newbury, rowing at Henley Royal Regatta, beautiful walking and riding on the many bridleways and footpaths near the property as well as in and around the Icknield Way and the Chiltern Hills.


Lot 1: House and Gardens – Guide Price £2,750,000

Main house: Porch, drawing room, sitting room / snug, dining room, kitchen, butler’s station, study, office, gym, back hall / utility, 2 cloakrooms, theatre/games room, 4 room cellar.
Master Bedroom suite with dressing room, 8 further bedrooms – 3 ensuite, 2 family bathrooms a cloakroom and attic room.
Staff accommodation comprising: kitchen, bed / sitting room and bathroom.
Summer house, pool house, pool, tennis court, double garage, theatre, kitchen garden, orchard,
stable/indoor pool house, paddocks, outdoor theatre/stable block.
Mechanics workshop with planning permission for office / gym / ancillary accommodation.
About 12.89 acres

Lot 2: Paddocks and woodland strips – Guide Price £365,000
About 33.2 acres

Lot 3: Farm buildings – Guide Price £900,000

Currently Let on Commercial tenancies and comprising:-
1 breeze block and wood-clad building comprising storage space, kitchenette and yard.
1 traditional Oxfordshire barn with extensions comprising storage space, ground and mezzanine office area, kitchenette and 2 cloakrooms.
3 further buildings comprising cloakroom, storage and workshop space. c.18,000 sq ft in total.
Mechanics workshop with planning permission for office / gym / ancillary accommodation.

In all about 49.3 acres



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