One of the finest neoclassical homes in the UK, the property was once home to former Prime Minister Arthur Balfour, while past visitors include royals, aristocrats and famous writers from King Edward VII – who planted an oak tree in the park – William Gladstone, Winston Churchill and David Lloyd George, to HG Wells and Arthur Conan Doyle.
It has an educational history as well as a political pedigree as at one point it became the Whittingehame Farm School for Jewish refugee children fleeing Nazi Germany for Britain through the Kindertransport rescue program at the start of the Second World War. World War, and later served as Holt School. for boys until it closed in 1980.
Now it offers the tranquility of a rural house in a spectacular setting, with the garden apartment for sale consisting of a separate entrance door and an entrance hall with built-in storage, dining room, living room open plan and breakfast kitchen, utility room, master bedroom with dressing area and en-suite bathroom, guest suite with lounge area and en-suite shower room, two additional double bedrooms, family bathroom and private parking for residents.
On the market with Cullerton’s for deals over £725,000, more details can be found HERE.