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A 10 bedroom super estate of rare historical pedigree for sale in Jordans
An amazing combination of new and old, Old Jordans is a completely one-off property. Incorporating the beautiful 18th century period manor house, the house has a modern feel with open plan accommodation, excellent garaging and ample guest accommodation overlooking Japanese inspired gardens.
A 'super estate' is traditionally described as an estate property whose buildings and gardens boast the typically unconstrained layout of a country estate whilst being architecturally aligned with the modern London town house. Grade II listed, Old Jordans is such a property. Purchased by the current owner after 400 years of ownership by The Quaker Trust, Old Jordans holds a unique place in British history. Adjacent to The Quaker Meeting House, the resting place of William Penn, Old Jordans served as a hiding place for Quakers from Oliver Cromwell. In addition, it is the location of a historic barn built from the timbers of the famous Mayflower ship, furthering the estate's extraordinary legacy. The brief was to create a uniquely impressive and versatile design equally suited to providing the ultimate property for entertaining in keeping with Old Jordans previous usage. Or simply a stunning single residence with incredible attention to detail, accommodating intimate private areas, breath taking views and an atmosphere palpably steeped in history.
Set in approximately 6 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, including a natural swimming pond and surrounded by the rolling Buckinghamshire countryside, the Old Jordans estate comprises a cluster of carefully restored historical buildings, including a secondary house with 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, as well as a guest cottage with two, 2 bedroom apartments, with considered contemporary additions, all approved by English Heritage. The elements combine to create a magnificent country residence, but one that effortlessly doubles as the ideal high-end private or corporate events venue.
Old Jordans is situated on the edge of the quaint and private Jordans village, with its village green surrounded by Arts and Crafts cottages and a convenient village shop. Avoiding rush hour, one can drive to London within half an hour. Train commutes are simple, with Jordans train station only 0.7 miles away, and a 23 minute direct train access to Marylebone. (All distances and times are approximate)