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7 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Norham Road, Oxford, OX2


Property Description

Key features

  • Exciting opportunity
  • South side of highly regarded road
  • Existing accommodation of c.4700 sq ft
  • Planning permission to extend to c.9700 sq ft
  • Large gardens
  • No chain
  • EPC Rating = G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial semi detached Victorian house with detailed Planning Permission to provide c. 9700 sq ft / 900 sq m of accommodation. Located on the favoured south side of one of the most highly regarded roads in Central North Oxford.


Norham Road is situated in the heart of Central North Oxford within the North Oxford Conservation Area, approximately
half a mile from the historic Oxford city centre. Within easy reach of the renowned excellent schools including The Dragon
School, Oxford High School for Girls, Wychwood School for Girls, St Edwards School, Magdalen School as well as the Cherwell
Secondary School. Transport options are readily available with Oxford mainline station and the new railway station at Oxford
Parkway in North Oxford and from the coach station at Gloucester Green are regular services to London Victoria, Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Comprehensive amenities are available in both Oxford city centre and Summertown.


28 Norham Road is a fine and substantial semi detached Victorian house built in 1882 of mellow brick elevations under a
mansard slate roof. The property has many original period features throughout including fireplaces, mouldings and some
stained glass windows. It is now in need of refurbishment and offers the potential to become a beautiful family home with well
proportioned rooms with high ceilings and good sized gardens which are walled and southerly facing to the rear.
Additionally, the property has the exceptional advantage of detailed planning permission to extend the property substantially to provide c. 9700 sq ft (904 sq m) of gross internal accommodation. Progress summary in relation to the obtained planning permission This is an exceptional opportunity for buyers to undertake a project in a fabulous location. Both Savills and Riach Architects,a renowned firm of North Oxford architects who have led the project, will be happy to help buyers with any queries.

Planning - Generally, all matters relating to pre-commencement conditions for the attached drawings have been dealt with
other than the specification for the plant equipment for the swimming pool. Please refer to planning permission 13/02640/FUL at

Party Wall Notices - Awards have been served and agreed with one neighbour although this will need to be redrafted with any
new occupiers' ownership. The details and discussions are well developed with the other neighbour but not yet awarded.

Structural work - Tender stage drawings and documents complete other than minor updates to layout. Architectural drawings/schedules/documentation - These are largely complete for the building envelope. Small amount of further work for internal fit-out required. Specifications of finishes and fittings will need to be adapted for the requirements of any future owners.

Building Regulations - Principles of development have been agreed and are ready for tendering.

Mechanical & Electrical - Basic performance spec has been compiled but would have to be updated for any future owners

Within these particulars are plans showing the existing accommodation and plans relating to the planning permission.

Freehold with vacant possession.
All mains services are connected.
Local Authority
Oxford City Council

Square Footage: 4,674 sq ft


From St Giles proceed along the Banbury Road for about half a mile turning right into Norham Road. Number 28 will be found
towards the end on the right hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 June 2016

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