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Launton House is a Grade-ll listed building, built in 1908 in a Palladian style. The house commands far-reaching views towards the Chiltern Hills and is constructed of honey-coloured sandstone from the quarry at Eydon. It is still used as a family home and retains its original Edwardian atmosphere and charm. There are ten acres of grounds in which are included the walled garden and the stable block.

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Launton House is a Grade-ll listed building , built in 1908 in the Palladian style for the Heywood Lonsdale family.
The house commands far-reaching views towards the Chiltern Hills and is constructed of honey-coloured sandstone from the quarry at Eydon. It is still used as a family home and retains its original Edwardian atmosphere and charm.
There are ten acres of grounds in which are included the walled garden and the stable block.

Inside

This Palladian is fashioned in a graceful and understated decorated style, the interiors are warm and inviting. On the ground floor, a stone-flagged hall leads to four well-sized reception rooms with access directly onto the substantial terrace from which you may see unspoilt countryside and views towards the south and the Chiltern hills. The dining room seats sixteen comfortably and all rooms have open fires. (The house has full central heating in addition).

Bedrooms

8 elegantly stylish Bedrooms. 5 Bedrooms and 4 bathrooms are situated on the first floor with a further 2 Bedrooms and 1 bathroom found on the second floor.

Entertainment

Widescreen TV

Outside

The ample terrace covers the full length of the house and looks over unspoilt farmland to the south.
Gravel paths surround the house and lead to the ornamental pond and lawns on the lower level.

Location

The property is located between Bicester and Buckingham.

Train

The Chiltern line connects Marylebone to Bicester North and runs approximately every 20 minutes taking under an hour.

Air

Heathrow and Birmingham are an hour away by car. Birmingham airport is on the Chiltern line.

Staff & Dining

The kitchen is equipped with a full sized AGA, gas and electric cooking facilities. Substantial fridge freezer space is available in the larder. cleaning is included.

Please remember to ask about our concierge service which will take care of your every need…

Things to Do

Guest are encouraged to explore. Take a ramble in the countryside, or visit the near by Bicester shopping village.