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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Rainbow Farm, Bampton, Oxfordshire

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite)
  • Home office & stabling
  • Menage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


The property lies along Buckland Road, some 2 miles to the south of Bampton and approximately 7 miles from Witney, a thriving market town, which provides an excellent range of shopping facilities. The University City of Oxford is only 16 miles away and provides a comprehensive selection of schools, hospitals, shopping and leisure opportunities. There are regular rail services from Oxford and Didcot to London Paddington, and the A420 and A40 also provide access to the M40, M4, A34 and the M5 to the west.


Rainbow Farm is a spacious stone built detached house complemented by a home office and 18 acres of gardens, grounds and paddock land. The extensive equestrian facilities include an all weather ménage with flood lighting, c.15 acres of paddock land enclosed by post & rail fencing with a water system and individual field shelters (two of the paddocks being purpose built for stallions) and a detached 2,583 sq ft barn with four loose boxes and two isolation pens, two of the loose boxes are double for foaling. Part of the barn also provides an excellent double storey office with kitchenette and cloakroom. In addition, planning permission has been granted (application no. 09/1135/P/FP) to erect a further 'American style' barn with eight loose boxes within the substantial hard standing yard.

Constructed of stone, the house provides spacious well proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors. The ground floor comprises three reception rooms, a fitted kitchen/breakfast room with utility room off, two cloakrooms and a guest bedroom suite with en-suite bathroom. The triple aspect drawing room is a particularly light and spacious room with oak flooring, fireplace and French doors to the rear garden. In addition planning permission has been granted for the erection of a conservatory off the rear of the drawing room (application no. 09/1136/P/FP). The first floor provides a spacious master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a family bathroom and four further bedrooms. From the rear of the house, the property enjoys countryside views over its own land and beyond.

Rainbow Farm is approached via high electric gates opening to a large gravelled parking area in front of the office and house. From here a five bar gate gives access to the hard standing yard, stables, ménage and paddocks. Within the yard is a hay barn and kennels with run. Arranged at the rear of the house is the garden with terrace, shrubs, trees and lawn. Leading off the garden to the side is the mature orchard with two ponds enclosed by fencing.


Entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room/study, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, 2 cloakrooms, master bedroom suite, guest bedroom suite, 4 further bedrooms, family bathroom.
Garage with study/store room over.
Barn comprising stabling with 4 loose boxes and double storey home office
Gardens. Paddock land.
Ménage, hay store. Dog kennels
In all about 18 acres.


From Oxford take the A420 towards Faringdon. After about 13 miles, turn right, signposted Bampton, Tadpole Bridge and Buckland. After about 2 miles, cross over the bridge by The Trout Public House at Tadpole Bridge. Continue past the turning for Chimney and Cote, and the property will be found after about a half a mile on the right hand side just after passing Hedgefields Farm on your left.

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04 October 2011


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