Manor Farm Cottages, Westcote Barton, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
This Grade II Listed period home has been transformed by the current owners and now provides a wonderful, high quality, character property situated in a sought after rural location. The main part of the house includes an entrance hall, stunning sitting room/dining room with exposed beams, window seat, stone inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, ornamental fireplace. Doors lead to the garden room which has double bi-fold doors opening on to the delightful patio and gardens. There is an excellent kitchen/breakfast room fitted with an attractive range of painted oak base units fitted with Beech worktops with inset double 'Belfast' sink. There is a built in fridge/freezer and dishwasher, walk in larder cupboard and a range cooker. Off the kitchen there is downstairs cloakroom and utility room, from which a door provides access to the cottage.

On the first floor there are two good sized double bedrooms, one of which has a vaulted ceiling a range of built in wardrobes, exposed stonework and floorboards. The family bathroom is fitted with a large shower, twin circular basins, bidet, w.c., and a roll top bath with ball and claw feet and a large linen cupboard. On the second floor there is a further double bedroom with exposed 'A' frame timbers, exposed stonework, floorboards plus a modern en-suite shower room.

Attached to the main house there is an attractive thatched cottage providing accommodation including a sitting room, with exposed timbers, stained glass window and door to the kitchen, which is fitted with a range of base units with oak worktops, built in 'Zanussi' oven and hob with extractor hood over, built in fridge and dishwasher. A spiral staircase leads to the first floor and the double bedroom with exposed 'A' frame timbers and a modern en-suite shower room. This cottage could be used as an integral part of the property, or as a self contained annexe or holiday let.

Situation

Situated in a delightful rural location in the west Oxfordshire countryside, nestled between the villages of Westcote Barton and Sandford St. Martin. Westcote Barton is a pretty parish with predominantly old stone cottages, adjacent to Middle Barton, between Oxford, Chipping Norton and Banbury. The Fox Inn and the church of St Edward the Confessor, which dates back to the 11th century, are both within easy reach as is the Middle Barton shop/post office. There is good access to the M40 at Junctions 9 and 10, excellent train service from Bicester North to London Marylebone or from Lower Heyford and Oxford to Paddington. There are several primary and comprehensive schools in the area and private schooling in Oxford (Dragon School, Magdalen College School, St Edwards, Oxford High School and Headington Girls), Sibford School and Bloxham School or Tudor Hall Girls School in Banbury. There are shopping facilities in Chipping Norton and Oxford. Soho Farmhouse is approx 4 miles away.

Outside

An outstanding feature of this wonderful home are the landscaped gardens with views to the rear over the Dorn Valley. The gardens include areas of lawn, exceptionally well stocked flower and shrub beds and borders, climbing plants and many different seating areas positioned to take advantage of the delightful surroundings. There is a very productive fruit and vegetable garden, 'Victorian' style Glasshouse, and an Oak framed open bay carport, workshop and potting shed.

Additional Information

Council Tax Band D

Oil fired central heating

Under floor heating to the ground floor of the main house.

Limestone and ceramic floor tiles.

Double glazing.

Water softener

Septic Tank

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