5 bedroom house for saleDunthrop Road, Heythrop, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Guide Price £825,000
- Three reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Five bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Off road parking
- Enclosed garden
- Idyllic village location
Built of stone under a more recent tile roof, Lime Cottage is thought to date back to the late 18th century. Situated in the idyllic village of Heythrop, the house has wonderful views of the church as well as access to the spectacular Cotswold countryside.
Entrance from the front of the property into the central entrance hall from which can be found the two reception rooms, the play room and the charming sitting room. Double aspect, with wood burning stove, and French doors to the side that open into the garden.
To the rear of the hall is the stunning kitchen and dining room. Extended by the current vendors, the kitchen is wonderfully spacious and light with a large central island, and integrated appliances including, double electric ovens, induction hobs, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
The dining area is glazed three sides with a glass lantern roof and floods the room with natural light. Doors open out to the garden terraces and to the driveway at the side of the house.
Adjacent to the kitchen, is the utility room which also provides access to the garden and has plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A downstairs shower room and cloakroom completes the downstairs accommodation. Stairs ruse from the hall to the first floor.
The principal bedroom is double aspect with built in wardrobes and views both over the garden and church and countryside beyond. A study and three further bedrooms as well as a large, recently refitted family bathroom can also be found on this floor.
Chipping Norton 3 miles, Banbury 11 miles (London Marylebone about 54 minutes), Oxford 19 miles
Heythrop is a pretty, sought after village situated in North West Oxfordshire near the market town of Chipping Norton and on the edge of the Cotswolds. With origins dating to Norman times, it took its current form in the early 19th century when the wealthy industrialist Albert Brassey built a 'model village' consisting of estate cottages to compliment Heythrop Park.
Chipping Norton provides for everyday requirements. Banbury and Oxford are also within easy reach for more extensive requirements.
Communication is good with mainline rail stations at Charlbury, (London/Paddington about 72 minutes) and Banbury, (London/ Marylebone about 55 minutes) and M40 (J8) Oxford and (J11) at Banbury.
Primary schools can be found at Great Tew and Chipping Norton, secondary education at Chipping Norton. Local independent schools include: Kitebrook (Moreton-in-Marsh), Tudor Hall, (Bloxham), Bloxham School as well as excellent schools in Oxford.
Local leisure activities in the area include the Golf and Health Club at Heythrop Park; golf at Chipping Norton and Tadmarton Heath; horse racing at Cheltenham; theatre at Chipping Norton and Oxford.
Approached from the village road lined with lime trees, there is a gravel driveway on the left hand side of the cottage that provides parking for several cars. This leads to the timber garage. Recently erected, there is a large loft above which is accessed from an external staircase. The garden lies to the rear of the house and is enclosed by stone walls, with wonderful views of and gated access to the church. Mainly laid to lawn, with mature herbaceous borders, the garden is very private. Immediately adjacent to the rear of the house and accessed form the dining area is a stone terrace. A gravel pathway extends around the side of the house to the front.
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