The original farmhouse, believed to date from the 17th century, was torn down in the 1970s. A new house has been erected and the surrounding land continues to be farmed.
It is possible that Southlea Farm has a farming history stretching back to late Roman times.
- 'Parishes: Datchet', A History of the County of Buckingham: Volume 3 (1925), pp. 249-255.Victoria County History: Buckingham, Volume 3