Somerton, Oxfordshire, OX25


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Property Description

Formerly the Stable Block of The Old Rectory, this individual converted barn occupies a quiet location in a secluded part of this popular village.

Property Details


The well-presented accommodation is arranged over two floors.All windows and external doors are made of hardwood with double glazing and the ground floor has engineered oak flooring throughout the living areas.The entrance hall, with stairs to the upper floor, has doors to an adjacent shower room/toilet and to the living room.The living room has a beamed ceiling, an attractive fireplace with a multi-fuel stove and a bespoke stained glass window to the hall. The garden room/conservatory is also constructed in hardwood with double glazing; it can be closed from the living room by folding doors and also has double bi-fold doors that open to the patio and garden.Just off the sitting room is the dining area which opens to a modern fitted kitchen containing a range of base and wall units with granite worktops, a 5-ring gas hob, double electric oven, an externally vented extractor hood, built-in dishwasher, fridge-freezer and wall-mounted LPG combi-boiler.Opening from the kitchen is the tiled utility room with plumbing for a washing machine under a worktop with space for other appliances, and a range of cupboards.The carpeted ground floor bedroom/study has double doors to the patio and a fully-tiled en-suite shower room with a large shower cubicle, a vanity unit with large mirror and a toilet with built-in cistern.The first floor contains two bedrooms, the larger with fitted wardrobes and views over the garden. The recently refitted bathroom has ample cupboard space, a low-height bath with a shower and screen, a toilet with a concealed cistern, a vanity unit with a mirrored cupboard over the basin, and a heated towel rail.External:The garden includes an attractive patio area, well-stocked terraced flower beds, a gravelled seating area, a potting shed and a brick outhouse/log store. A gate at the head of the garden leads to a freehold parking space in front of the large, detached double garage with electric roller doors.Attached to the garage, with a view over the garden, is an office with built-in desktops, cupboards and shelving ideal for home working. An independent telephone line is installed (currently disconnected).Situation:The Saxon village of Somerton lies in the Cherwell Valley, offering walks beside the River Cherwell and the Oxford Canal in open countryside. Its Grade I listed church has origins in the 11th Century.There is an excellent, well-used Village Hall, reconstructed ten years ago, which offer activities for all ages, films and talks. Its bar is open to members on Thursday evenings.The village has good access to the M40 (4 miles to Jn 10) and to the A34. Bicester is 7 miles to the southeast, its two stations providing rail connections to London Marylebone (50 Minutes), Birmingham and Oxford. Banbury is approximately 10 miles to the north and Oxford is 16 miles to the south, both offering excellent shopping and leisure facilities. Soho Farmhouse is about 7 miles distant.A viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the property. The current owners have carried out considerable work to update the house and to improve its energy efficiency.This well presented home has the added benefit of being sold chain-free.

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