4 bedroom detached house for saleChilswell Farm, Boars Hill, Oxford, OX1
- Open plan kitchen dining room
- Sitting room & Snug/music room/bedroom 4
- 3/4 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms
- Double garage and 1 bed studio annexe
- Gardens and grounds of about 1.1 acres
Enviable rural setting close to Oxford
Set in a wonderful rural position on the edge of Boars Hill about half a mile from Foxcombe Road, Stable Barn is one of a small cluster of dwellings comprising an original farmhouse, converted barns and outbuildings. In a green belt area, it enjoys fabulous views of open rolling Oxfordshire countryside and yet is close to the centre of Oxford.
Local amenities are found in the neighbouring village of Wootton, with more comprehensive facilities in Abingdon and the city of Oxford which offers extensive recreational and internationally renowned cultural facilities. The property enjoys easy access to a wonderful network of footpaths and bridleways. Stable Barn is also well located for an excellent range of state and independent schools for all ages in Oxford and Abingdon including: The Dragon, Chandlings, The Manor, Cothill, St Helen & St Katherine, Magdalen, Oxford High, Abingdon, Radley, Headington and St Edwards. The nearby arterial route of the A34 gives access to the M4 (J13) to the south and the M40 (J9) to the north. Regular train services run either from Didcot (London
Paddington about 45 minutes), or Oxford Parkway (London Marylebone, about 56 minutes).
Stable Barn, formerly part of Chilswell Farm, is Grade II listed and was converted in 2005. Of stone construction beneath a pitched tile roof today it combines period features with modern comforts. The entrance hall leads to the open plan kitchen dining area which with large windows overlooks the garden.
The sitting room is triple aspect with wood burner and French doors to south facing terrace. There is a sung/music room which could also be used as a study or bedroom four. On the first floor is a bright open landing leading to two double bedrooms, one with en suite shower room and a family bathroom. Accessed by a separate staircase from the sitting room is a third double bedroom with en suite shower room.
Outside, a detached outbuilding provides a double garage and with studio annexe. The kitchenette area doubles as laundry room and over the garage is double bedroom enjoying stunning views with en suite shower room. Approached along a shared private lane, Stable Barn is entered through a five bar gate to ample parking. There is a south facing terrace and adjoining
walled kitchen garden with espalier fruit trees. Gardens are mainly laid to lawns with established shrubs and large pond attracting wildlife.
Agent's note: - Chilswell Lane is joint privately owned from the cattle grid to the end of the lane. The turning circle area between the barn conversions is jointly owned.
Services: Mains water and electricity, septic tank drainage. Oil fired heating. Separate boiler to studio annexe.
Square Footage: 2,785 sq ft
Acreage: 1.1 Acres
Leave the A34 at the Hinksey Hill interchange and proceed up Hinksey Hill. At the top of the hill, turn right onto Foxcombe Road. Ignore the first Chilswell Lane turning on the right and then turn next right, sign posted Chilswell Farm. Proceed about half a mile down Chilswell Lane and turn right up the gravel
drive after the duck pond. Stable Barn is found on the right and entered through a five bar gate.
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