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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Youlbury, Boars Hill, Oxford, OX1

Guide Price £2,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Tranquil gardens, about 3/4 acre
  • 6 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Striking kitchen/family room
  • Double garage with workshop
  • In & out drive
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An exceptional detached family home set within tranquil gardens and woodland


Oxford 4 miles, Abingdon 5 miles, Didcot 13 miles, M40 (junction 9) 12 miles, Didcot to London Paddington via rail approximately 45 minutes. All mileages are approximate.

Little Fosters is situated within an excellent location in the highly regarded elevated residential area of Boars Hill, which lies approximately 4 miles south west of Oxford city centre. In addition to being in close proximity to Oxford, Boars Hill is
well positioned for communications to London Heathrow (via the A34/A40/M40) and the national motorway network. Didcot mainline station can be easily reached via the A34 with a regular service to London Paddington (approximately 40 minutes) or
Oxford station is only four miles away with a service to Paddington (1 hour) and from 2016 Oxford to Marylebone via the new station at Oxford Parkway in North Oxford (which will be equally convenient). There is an excellent choice of schooling and amenities in both Oxford, Abingdon and the surrounds.


Little Fosters is a beautiful individual detached house originally dating from the 1920s. Within recent years, it has been thoughtfully and substantially extended and modernised to now
offer interesting, versatile accommodation over three floors with numerous attractive features. The gas centrally heated accommodation is well presented throughout and the property enjoys a particularly good relationship with its gardens and grounds which are extensive and private. The majority of the rooms overlook the gardens and the woods beyond, and from the top floor of the house there is a generous roof terrace offering spectacular views acros the gardens and woods.
A floor plan is provided showing the approximate size, layout and orientation of the rooms, and the photographs illustrate the appeal of the internal features of the rooms, together with the splendour of the gardens.

Outside, the property occupies a quiet position within the
conservation area of Youlbury and is approached via an 'in and out' driveway providing ample parking. Additionally, there is a substantial double garage with a workshop at the rear. The extensive gardens of approximately 0.75 of an acre lie predominantly to the rear and side of the property and are attractively arranged with an elevated terrace, extensive lawned areas with a range of flower and shrub beds and a variety of trees including fruit trees. Garden outbuildings and store.

Mains electricity, water and gas connected. Mains drainage. Gas fired central heating. Fibre-optic Gigaclear high speed broadband connected to property.

Square Footage: 3,975 sq ft
Acreage: 0.75 Acres


Leave the A34 at the Hinksey Interchange and proceed up Hinksey Hill. At the top, turn right towards Wootton and Boars Hill and continue for about 1 mile, taking a right turn into Berkeley Road. Continue to the first left hand bend, there going
straight across into the private road The Ridgeway. Proceed to the end of The Ridgeway and where the road bends to the left into Sandy Lane, go straight across following the sign to the "Youlbury Scout Activity Centre". After 50 metres, Little Fosters will be seen on the left.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 June 2016

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