Southend, Garsington, Oxford


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
SITUATION Stone House is situated in the heart of the old part of Garsington which lies approximately six miles to the south east of Oxford. The village has good local amenities including a public house, village hall, church, school and sports club. Further shopping and recreational facilities are available in Oxford.

There is a good primary school in the village, with a further selection of independent schools in Oxford and Abingdon. Communications in the area are excellent; the M40 and A34 are both within easy reach. Oxford mainline station gives access to London Paddington and Chiltern Railways from Haddenham Parkway provides a fast train service to London Marylebone.

From nearby Thornhill park and ride there also runs a 24 hour coach service to London, and further services to Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The area is renowned for its many sporting facilities including golf at Frilford Heath and The Oxfordshire; racing at Windsor and Newbury; and watersports at the Farmoor Reservoir. There are many footpaths and bridleways locally to appreciate the surrounding countryside.

DESCRIPTION The entrance hall has a vaulted ceiling and original leaded light window to the front aspect, with exposed wooden oak flooring, and access to the ground floor cloakroom, with low-level wc, pedestal wash-hand basin and wooden flooring. The connecting latch and brace door leads through to an elegant sitting room, with original flagstone flooring, stone inglenook fireplace with bread oven, brick hearth and triple aspect leaded light windows. There is an inner hallway with twisting oak staircase, which leads through to a charming dining room with quarry tiled flooring, exposed ceiling beams and an impressive stone fireplace.

The "bespoke" traditional-style kitchen offers handmade wall and floor units, with oak work surfaces, a double Aga cooker with mosaic tiling, breakfast area with rounded window bay and fitted oak chapel bench, travertine tiled flooring, twin belfast sink, individual cupboards housing washing machine, fridge, dishwasher, freezer and wall-mounted glass display cabinets. There is also an external door to a rear courtyard area with gated access to the main lane.

To the first floor, there is a generous dual aspect master bedroom with fully vaulted ceiling, vertical and horizontal exposed beams and ample space for wardrobes. There are two further bedrooms, bedroom 2 features an open stone fireplace and both rooms benefit from exposed floorboards. The family bathroom offers a roll top bath, separate shower, low-level wc, wash-hand basin with attractive marble circular bowl, polish slate mosaic wall tiling, porcelain tiled flooring and underfloor heating. There is also a large storage cupboard/walk-in wardrobe accessed from the hallway.

Externally there is a generous westerly-facing garden, which is predominantly laid to lawn, a large patio terrace area running across the front of the cottage and driveway parking.

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