Boris Johnson Is the New Proprietor of a 400-Yr-Previous Manor

Simply final week on 22 March, the previous British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared on tv for cross-examination by the privileges committee over the Partygate scandal which the politician was mentioned to be deceptive parliament. Whereas he’s beneath the scrutiny of the nation, that hasn’t stopped him from discovering a brand new place to remain. Johnson is within the technique of buying a 400-year-old mansion to his property portfolio for £3.8 million.

The historic property is situated in Oxfordshire and a moated fort is believed to have been constructed on the land by King Stephen within the 1150s whereas the home dates again to 1605s. In accordance with the itemizing company The Nation Home Division, the sale was anticipating “provides in extra of £4 million”. In complete, the property options 9 bedrooms with a visitor cottage and different luxuriant facilities.

Known as Brightwell Manor, the constructing is formally a Grade II historic itemizing and information of the home put it because the tallest within the space throughout its time. Itemizing agent Andrew Russell shared that it was “not good kind to construct a home that was taller than the native church”, and to resolve this drawback the household that purchased the property added a crimson brick tower to the church in order that it simply reaches the peak of the manor.

Standing on about 5 acres of land, the complete property has a mixed space of about 9,328 sq. ft with the primary home occupying 8,128 sq. ft whereas the one-bedroom visitor cottage is 1,200 sq. ft. The constructing is a mixture of Georgian and Tudor types with the itemizing agent sharing that its Georgian aesthetics solely took place within the late 18th century as seen by the crimson brick facade. 

Persevering with across the property is a walled backyard, a big pond, a number of fruit timber together with a chestnut tree taken from a conker from Windsor’s Royal Mile and different fruit timber. There are stables and a double storage for storage.

Similar to the outside, the property’s inside is full of interval charms. From the excessive ceiling, open fireplaces, giant home windows, wooden panelling, ornate cornices and flagstone ground, it’s as if time stood nonetheless on this house. In the primary home, it boasts six luxurious rooms every retaining its appeal of the yesteryears. 

Simply 55 miles west of London, Brightwell Manor is just a 90 minutes drive away from central London and the Homes of Parliament. 

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Rahul Diyashi
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