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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Appleford, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14

Guide Price £1,299,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Pantry
  • Garden Room
  • Sun Room
  • master bedroom with en suite

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A delightful period residence set at the end of a long driveway in a plot of approx. 1.09 acres and with scope to further improve and add a personal touch.

The property is in a private setting at the end of a gravelled in-and-out driveway and hosts a range of out buildings.

The wing to the right, in what is the oldest part of the house, dating back to circa 1650, comprises the reception hall, an elegant triple aspect drawing room and an open plan sitting and dining room partitioned by exposed timber framing.

The wing to the left offers the most opportunity to transform the property. Plans have been drawn up and building regulations granted to transform the kitchen, utility, pantry and garden room into a fabulous open plan area with an Aga set centrally into a fireplace located in the kitchen.

Upstairs is expansive with seven bedrooms and three modern bathrooms including a guest bedroom with en-suite facilities and a sumptuous Master bedroom with built in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom with dressing area.


Appleford has a railway station on the Cherwell Valley Line with direct rail services to London Paddington in approximately 60 minutes and is also approximately two miles from the town of Didcot with its many amenities, mainline rail station with direct fast train services to London Paddington in approximately 45 minutes and access onto the A34, the M4 and the M40.
The neighbouring village of Sutton Courtenay has local shops and a post office or for a far wider choice of shops, sporting clubs, facilities and amenities including a Waitrose supermarket in Abingdon on Thames that is only approximately 3.5 miles away

There are primary schools in Sutton Courtenay and Long Wittenham as well as preparatory schools such as The Manor, Chandlings, Our Lady's, Cothill and Moulsford nearby. The village is also ideally located for the world-renowned schools in and around Abingdon, which have a school bus that stops in the village, including Abingdon School, the Dragon, St Edwards, Summer Fields, Oxford High, The European School, St Helen & St Katherine, Our Lady's and Radley College.


Outside there is a central lawn immediately to the front of the house with the driveway continuing around it. To your left is the former stable block and workshop next door to which is a triple garage with scope, subject to planning, to convert to additional accommodation. Continuing to the left of the house is an outdoor pool and pool house with shower and changing facilities. The gardens are walled and laid to lawn with mature trees, including fruit trees, flower beds and vegetable areas.

Additional Information

The drive way is owned by Barnards. Cost of drive upkeep is shared with neighbours and they have access along it to their properties

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 February 2016

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