A Grade-II listed house connected to the Earldom of Rochester which combines Baroque and Georgian styles is on the market for £12.5m.

The eight-bedroom and eight-bathroom Adderbury House, which dates back to the 17th century, is now for sale. 

Located on Lake Walk in the small and ancient village of Adderbury, the property is being sold by estate agents Sotheby's International Realty with an asking price of £12.5m.

The house, which had been a care home for the elderly, has been renovated but "retains stunning period features with an unusual blend of different architectural styles", according to property experts. 

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The property is accessible to the M40 and London via Junction 10. 

Set within "beautiful gardens and overlooking its own parkland", Adderbury House is under four miles from Banbury, close to a number of facilities such as Kings Sutton Station and four local schools, 20 minutes from the ever-fashionable Soho Farmhouse and a 30-minute drive from Estelle Manor member's club.

Addebury House Addebury House (Image: Rightmove) The house features a state-of-the-art kitchen, underfloor heating in the bedrooms and a wine cellar.

The ground floor is divided into two sections separating more formal spaces from the main living areas. 

The west wing features formal rooms for grand-scale entertaining, while the east wing serves as everyday living space with a kitchen, utility room, boot room, study, and sitting room, which opens to the garden.

A wood-panelled reception hall leads to eight-bedroom suites on the upper floors, with adjoining bathrooms and dressing rooms.

Extensive cellars, including a wine cellar and plant room, are also available inside the home.

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Two cottages, accessible through a gated courtyard, offer accommodation for visitors, staff or family members.

The first cottage provides three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a study, a sitting room, and a kitchen, while the second has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a hall, a reception room, a kitchen, utility, and boot room.

The home was once owned by the Earl of Rochester who fought on the Royalist side during the English Civil War in the 17th century. 

The park grounds were landscaped by Lancelot Brown around 1768 before being updated over the years - with part of the park including the lakes given to Oxfordshire County Council as a public park for the village. 

Adderbury has a village shop, library, a number of pubs and sporting clubs with Banbury only a short drive to the north, and Oxford around an hour drive south. 

The house is also only a few minutes from RH England (Restoration Hardware) at Aynho Park.