Southend, Garsington, Oxford, OX44
£2,250,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
Manor Farm House is an elegant Grade II Listed stone built detached house under a clay tiled roof with an array of character features so indicative of a property of this period. The property is situated in the desirable village South Oxfordshire village of Garsington, which has historical connections to the Bloomsbury Set. The village is also conveniently located for access to the City of Oxford.

The property is being sold for the first time in 54 years and the current family have enjoyed many happy memorable years in this beautiful period home and village community. The main house is arranged over three floors and boasts a spacious cellar. The accommodation measures approximately 2,871 square feet and the living space comprises, a welcoming entrance into a dining room with brick inglenook fire place, double aspect study, an elegant drawing room measuring 32 ft. long with exposed ceiling timbers, open fire place and French doors to the terrace. There is a good sized kitchen breakfast room which could be extended subject to the necessary consents, a utility room and downstairs cloakroom with shower. Access to the cellar is under the stairs. To the first floor there four spacious bedrooms and a family bathroom. To the second floor is a triple aspect and spacious bedroom with ample storage, a further bedroom and bathroom. All commanding far reaching views across South Oxfordshire.

In addition to the main house there is a detached one bedroom cottage situated to the left hand side of the driveway. The property is built with part stone, brick and timber under a clay tile roof. The living accommodation is located on the ground floor and comprises a kitchen, sitting room, bathroom and bedroom. Separate external stairs lead to a first floor loft room. The first floor has been used as additional storage, but could be incorporated into the living accommodation on the ground floor, subject to the necessary consents.

Outside

The property is accessed via a private driveway with ample parking. There is spacious enclosed and open bay garaging offering ample storage, a workshop and delightful original dovecote. The gardens and grounds measure approximately 3 acres with beautiful quintessential gardens and flower borders, interspersed with mature trees. An elevated south west facing terrace commands far reaching views over the rear garden, paddock and countryside beyond. There is also a wooded section of the garden running along the northern boundary. The paddock is enclosed with post and rail fencing and has separate vehicular access from the lane. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and wrap around the main house. They incorporate an enclosed outdoor swimming pool with terracing, ideal for outdoor entertaining as well as a genoursly sized vegetable garden.

pSituation

Garsington is a vibrant rural village located approximately 5 miles to the east of Oxford City. The village enjoys a strong community spirit, The Three Horseshoes public house, an active sports and social club as well as a very good C of E Primary school. This location offers excellent access to a number of independent schools including Magdalen College School, The Dragon, Rye St Anthony, Headington Girls School, Cothill, Radley, St Edwards and Oxford High as well as Wheatley Park secondary school. For the family shop, Tesco and the retail park is a 10 minute drive away. Access to London is via the M40 - 5 miles away or by rail from Oxford, Didcot, Thame or Bicester Parkway.

Additional Information

South Oxfordshire District Council - Band G

01865 708616

Hamptons International - Oxford

257 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford

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