Mitford Bridge House, Burmington, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Substantial and spacious Georgian house, in need of renovation, situated in a generous plot, backing onto open farmland.

A much loved family house in need of modernisation, with significant potential to extend and refurbish, subject to the necessary consents


Believed to have been used as a coaching inn, dating back to 1790, this highly attractive house occupies generous grounds of approx. three-quarters of an acre, backing onto open farmland

Enclosed canopy pitched porchway leads into the reception hall, with flagstone flooring, access to cellar and stairs rising to the first floor

Spacious drawing room, with a large inglenook open fireplace with inner brick surround, flagstone hearth and a separate glazed door leading to the inner hallway

Separate dual-aspect sitting room with open fireplace with decorative stone surround and hearth, and exposed painted ceiling beams; we understand the flooring is 200 year old oak

Further along the hallway, is access to the lower ground floor originally a milking parlour, referenced to as the 'games room', with original flagstone flooring, and access to the garden terrace

Above the milking parlour is an additional room, offering a number of different uses, bedroom four / study

Good-size utility/boot room with stable door access to the gravelled driveway, quarry tiled flooring, plumbing for washing machine, and sink with base units

Farmhouse-style kitchen/breakfast room, with a good range of wall and base units, built-in Neff two/double electric ovens with double length cooker hood, Neff dishwasher and four-ring hob, twin-belfast sink, space for fridge-freezer, indoor BBQ, tiled flooring, and tri-folding doors opening onto the raised garden terrace and surrounding grounds, backing onto open farmland

Cloakroom, with vintage-style low-level wc and pedestal wash-hand basin with half-wall tongue and groove panelling

To the first floor landing with exposed wall beams, there are two large double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes

Good-size "Bloomsbury" fitted family vintage-style bathroom with panelled bath and separate shower cubicle

There is also a dressing area, leading off bedroom two, which connects to the principal bedroom

Measuring approx. 20' x 15' in total, the principal bedroom is particularly generous in size, with an en-suite bathroom and independent stairwell leading to the ground floor

From the first floor landing, is an open attic space providing an additional bedroom or an ideal hobby room, with exposed A-frame beams throughout and eaves storage

EPC Band F


Council tax – currently band F

Tax payable for 2022/23 - £2,958.74


Main water and electricity are connected; septic tank drainage

Oil fired central heating

BT FTTP is connected offering up to 900 Mbps


Burmington is a small village situated about 1¾ miles to the south of Shipston-on-Stour and about 5 miles north-east of Moreton-in-Marsh set in rolling Warwickshire countryside

There are shops for everyday needs in Shipston-on-Stour where there is a primary school, with the larger centres of Stratford-upon-Avon and Banbury within 12 miles

In the area there is a wide range of schools to meet most requirements and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre is situated at Stratford-upon-Avon, which is one of the region's cultural centres

The Members' Club, Soho Farmhouse, is about 14 miles away

There are regular services to London from Moreton-in-Marsh, the fastest reaching London Paddington in about 92 minutes or from Banbury (about 15.5 miles) with trains to London Marylebone


Outside, the property is beautifully situated on the edge of the well-regarded village of Burmington, in grounds offering a good deal of seclusion

A large dual-access gravelled driveway with parking for several vehicles, provides provision for garaging and outbuildings, if required and subject to consent

The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn, backing onto open farmland, the whole in need of cultivation, with a raised paved terrace with railings leading off the kitchen, stepping down onto an additional patio area

In all extends to about 0.75 of an acre

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