White Oak Green, Hailey, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29

Guide price

Compact residential estate within the Cotswolds National Landscape.

Chasewood Farm offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a ring fenced residential farm in an elevated position which was formerly a 'model' Victorian farm for the Duke of Marlboroughs Blenheim Estate.

Boasting a rich history Chasewood Farm retains many features synonymous with the era and comprises an imposing farmhouse with attached annexe, 2 holiday cottages and commensurate garden and grounds. The adjacent buildings are of a similar vernacular and enabling extensive stabling and storage over 2 floors in places.

Completed by an outdoor manege and more modern portal framed buildings the property sits in an elevated position surrounded by a stand of trees, its own paddocks, an orchard and arable land.

In all extending to about 65 acres (26 ha).

For sale by private treaty as a whole.


Chasewood Farmhouse is a handsome, unlisted property of mainly stone construction with some wooden framing and brick additions. At just under 4,400 sq.ft in its entirety it is completed with hanging tiles to the gable end windows and all under a slate roof with tall brick chimneys and an oak framed, covered porch front and rear.

Extending to around 3,400sqft the main farmhouse is well laid out and consists of a tiled entrance hall with well appointed, dual aspect sitting and drawing rooms to the easterly elevation. With high ceilings they benefit from fireplace and log burner, wooden floor and excellent external views to the garden.

The adjacent kitchen has eye and base level units with fitted appliances and recessed range cooker whilst the and inner hallway provides stairs down to cellar.

The first floor provides storage on a half landing with principle bedroom with ensuite facilities, second dual aspect double bedroom and family bathroom. To the second floor are three further double bedrooms, one with en suite facilities and additional cupboards.

The cellar from the hallway provides extensive, dry storage, mainly sitting under the westerly portion of the house.

The exterior grounds provide a stoned driveway giving access to the front and side elevations with lawned areas leading to the wooded surrounds, paddocks.


Attached to the westerly elevation of the farmhouse is an annexe which provides 985 sq.ft of accommodation over two floors. Comprising an entrance hall from covered porch there is a sitting room, kitchen and twin bedroom to the ground floor with stairs to first floor containing and additional double bedroom and bathroom.

A small, screened garden lies to the rear.

Akeman Cottage

Sited west of the main farmhouse and annexe are two sympathetically redeveloped cottages used for shorter term lets.

Akeman Cottage extends to some 665 sq.ft and provides entrance hall with open plan living space and kitchen, bathroom and principle bedroom to ground floor. Stairs from the hallway give access to a second double bedroom with storage on the landing.

The property is finished to a high standard with doors to the exterior and its own

Rose May Cottage

Rose May Cottage is single storey with entrance hall, open plan living space, kitchen to rear, bathroom and two interconnecting double and twin bedrooms in all about 690 sq.ft.

The property is finished to a high standard with doors to the exterior and its own enclosed garden.

Farmyard and Buildings

Set away from the residential property the traditional buildings and yard are set out in a 'model farmyard' style and share the same vernacular as the house and cottages. Unlisted they provide a blank canvas for alternative use (subject to planning) and extend in all to some 13,800 sq.ft.

With stone under slate construction with brick detailing throughout, at the core is an imposing former threshing barn with mezzanine. Attached is a further stone covered yard with reinforced stanchions and dovecote atop. Adjacent is a stone barn providing ground floor stores with brick arches with second floor open storage access via stone steps. All enhanced by wooden framed roof structures internally the majority of the buildings are now used for equine purposes with a mix of prefabricated 'Bradmore' stables forming internal housing or under open fronted covered stalls with former stores converted.

The stables are complemented by a railed and drained manege measuring 40m x 20m with floodlighting and silicone sand and rubber surface.

To the west of the farmyard is a separated area with 6 bay steel portal framed building with box profile roof, earth floor and partial concrete panel walling proving 2,400 sq.ft of general agricultural storage. Adjacent is a single storey set of brick barns under box profile roofing forming open storage of some 1,400 sq.ft.


Around the house and farmyard are about 33.62 acres (13.61 ha) of grass and orchards which iare subdivided into paddocks with interconnecting walkways. Generally used for equine or livestock grazing there is water connected to the majority. There is an attractive block of woodland enclosing the property itself extending to 3.01 acres (1.22ha).

The arable area at Chasewood Farm extends to about 19.87 acres (8.04 ha) located in a block to the north east and a small strip is also included to the west of the driveway. Both of these are subject to a Farm Business Tenancy.

The land is not currently under any schemes and is classified as being Grade 3. It is further characterised as being mainly free draining, lime rich soils over chalk or limestone.

Method of Sale

For sale by Private Treaty as a whole

Tenure & Possession

Freehold and with vacant possession available barring the unexpired term of the Farm Business Tenancy on the arable land. Further detail on request.

EPC ratings

Farmhouse – 64 D

Annex – 58 D

Akeman Cottage – 66 D

Rose May Cottage – 61 D


We have not undertaken our own investigations but understand that mains water and electricity serve the main house with some sub meters for individual properties and yard. Drainage is to a singular private system and heating is oil fired with all residential properties having their own boilers. Fibre broadband is connected.

Local Authority

West Oxfordshire District Council



Viewings are by appointment only by contacting the sole selling agents Carter Jonas, Oxford.

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