Set in this carefully preserved and historic village, a fine period house with a superbly converted detached Tythe barn providing a versatile home office, business and annexe facility. Whitchurch is a most carefully preserved village set in the Aylesbury Vale having many fine period homes along the High Street and The Market Hill. The village is rich in history being home to Bolbec Castle which was was destroyed by Oliver Cromwell around 1652 and much of the old stone from the castle was used in the construction of the houses including 1 Oving Road and can still be seen today. During World War Two the village was home of 'Churchills Toy Shop' where an array of weapons and munnitions were developed such as the Limpet mine, sticky bombs, PIAT and Hedghog amongst others. Of particular note Whitchurch is in the catchment or four Grammar schools and various and private schools including Stowe and Swanbourne which are within easy reach. Situated in the village the primary school is rated Ofsted 'Good' and there is a public house/restaurant and filling station which incoporates a small supermarket for every day needs. More extensive shopping facilities are at nearby Aylesbury, Buckingham and the renowned retail outlet village at Bicester. For recreation 1 Oving Road is close to a number of National Trust properties including Waddesdon Manor one of the most visited Trust properties in the country, Stowe House and Gardens, Claydon House and Ascot House in Wing. For commuters the A421, A34 provides an easy route to Bicester, Oxford and to Milton Keynes. With Leighton Buzzard and Aylesbury offering access to London and the south via the A5, M1 and M40. With mainline station at Leighton Buzzard ( Euston) and Aylesbury (Marylebone) you can be in the Capital within 32 and 55 minutes respectively. In 2025 the new Oxford and West cross coutntry rrail link is schduled to open with a station at nearby Winslow.
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