Banbury Golf Centre was converted by the present owners from a dairy farm and its outbuildings and opened for business in 1993. It occupies around 230 acres to the south east of the beautiful village of Adderbury. Banbury is 3 miles to the north and Oxford about 20 miles to the south. Junction 10 of the M40 is just a 10 minute drive away.
The sale is being handled by the Oxford branch of James C Penny and a guide price of £3.75m has been set for the property, which is being sold as one lot although the fact that an area of 17 acres opposite the Banbury Business Park has been proposed for a new golf club house and associated development, subject to planning, means that the six bedroom farmhouse could be afforded a greater degree of privacy in future.
The property comprises a detached 18th century farmhouse and a comprehensive range of outbuildings including an attached two storey barn, the U-shaped former dairy building currently used as the golf clubhouse, offices and ancillary accommodation originally arranged as three cottages. There is a double garage, stable, grain store currently used as the greenkeepers workshops, and 27 hole golf course, in all amounting to approximately 230 acres.
The farmhouse accommodation comprises of; entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, drawing room, dining room, living room, snooker room, study, utility room, cloakroom, dry cellar, master bedroom suite with dressing room and bathroom, five further bedrooms and two bathrooms. To the exterior the property has front and rear gardens with a paddock to the rear and a former walled kitchen garden to the front.
The golf course is a going concern with a good course length of 6,600 yards with the potential to extend. The raised greens are built to USGA specifications, providing good drainage. There is automatic irrigation to greens and tees from natural sources. Part of the 18 hole course can be subject to flooding. Details of the business will be provided on application.
The land enjoys coarse fishing rights on lakes within the golf course and the rivers Swere, Cherwell and Sor, all of which flow through or border the property.
For further details contact James C Penny, Oxford branch, on 01865 554422.