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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Norham Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2

Sold STC £3,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception Hall
  • Drawing Room
  • Library
  • Sitting Room
  • Conservatory
  • Kitchen
  • Cloakroom
  • Master Bedroom with Dressing Room
  • Five further Bedrooms
  • Four Bathrooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

13 Norham Road is a stunning double fronted detached Victorian house set in beautiful gardens surrounding the property. Designed in 1878 by Frederick Codd the house retains much if its original character with feature fireplaces and has been occupied by the current owner since 1957. Norham Road lies east of the Banbury Road in Central North Oxford and within the Norham Manor area which consists mainly of large Victorian houses. To the south are Bradmore Road, Crick Road, Fyfield Road and Norham Gardens, to the north is Park Town. There is pedestrian access from Norham Road to the Dragon School and to the University Parks.

The accommodation is arranged over four floors and consists of an impressive reception hall leading to the three main reception rooms which include the library with a bay window, the drawing room with a bay window and the sitting room which opens up to the landscaped and beautifully maintained rear garden. In addition there is a conservatory off the library with a second kitchen and bathroom. To the back of the property is a kitchen/breakfast room with a larder and store. From the reception hall gracious stairs lead to the first floor landing with a master bedroom with a dressing room with two further bedrooms and two bathrooms. The stairs continue to the second floor with three bedrooms, a family bathroom and a third kitchenette. This floor could make an ideal nanny or granny flat.

Situation

Oxford, the City of dreaming spires is world renowned for its university and architectural beauty and has been home to royalty and scholars for over 800 years. Forming part of the North Oxford conservation area, Norham Road is arguably one of the most highly regarded roads in the City of Oxford comprising substantial Victorian residences designed by renowned architects. The property is superbly located with easy access to a wide range of schools including The Dragon, Summerfields, Magdalen College, St. Edward's, Wychwood, Oxford High and Cherwell School. The delightful University Parks and St.Giles are close by with access to the City centre and to a vast array of facilities including theatres, museums, cinemas, shops and restaurants. There are frequent buses to the City centre, to Oxford railway station with regular trains to London Paddington and to Oxford Parkway railway station with regular trains to London Marylebone.

Outside

The property is set in well screened and landscaped gardens, approached via a private gravel drive leading to a single garage with a store room to the back. To the front of the property is a stone wall with an area laid to lawn and a footpath leading to the library door with a stunning wisteria flourishing alongside. The walled rear garden which backs onto the rear gardens of Park Town is beautifully kept with herbaceous borders and two mature apple trees centred around a perfect lawn. In addition there is a brick potting shed and a gardener's WC.


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Added on Rightmove:
20 May 2016

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