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4 bedroom house for sale

Blackthorn Hill, Blackthorn, Bicester

Sold STC £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Farm House
  • Four Bedrooms
  • 1.7 Acres of Land
  • Oversized Double Garage and Gated Driveway
  • Basement
  • Conservatory
  • Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Stunning Views and Gardens
  • Village Location
  • Period Features

Full description

A beautifully presented stone built Georgian property, on an impressive 1.7 acre plot enjoying stunning views. Close to Bicester with excellent commuter links to London, Oxford and Birmingham. This spacious four bedroom property is considerately arranged over three floors with the addition of a large conservatory.

Situated to the East of Bicester in the Hamlet of Blackthorn Hill. Originally the Mill owners residence, the property dates back to the 18th century and retains many original features.

The property maximises its position within the plot, approached from a sweeping gravel driveway you arrive at this charming stone built Georgian property and its surrounding views.

The light hallway, with its stripped wood flooring sets the tone for this classically styled family home. Leading to the kitchen/breakfast room which has the potential to be the heart of the home, to stand preparing food is to look over the charming gardens. The dining room, bathed in natural light, is a fabulous room for formal entertaining, with its original fireplace, stripped wooden floors and large sash window this room is nothing short of magnificent.

The warm sitting room with wood-burner, exposed brick surround and one of the two original bread-ovens, overlooks the front garden and leads onto a further study. A large conservatory has been added to make the most of the views across the garden and countryside beyond. To follow down a further flight of stairs is to find a family room and study area perfect for multi-generational family living.

To the first floor, the master bedroom with fitted wardrobes is light and spacious, and steps down into a large en-suite bathroom. Two further double bedrooms, a single and the family bathroom complete the upstairs accommodation.

Sat in grounds of 1.7 acres, to the front (South) of the property there are 2 lawned areas separated by a pathway leading to the front door. There are 2 mature Holly trees and 1 yew tree which pre-date the residence, with flower borders running along the front of the property. A mature hedge borders the front of the property. A large 7ft wall separates the front garden from the side garden (the original orchard) which is laid mostly to a well maintained lawn, with a number of fruit trees, as well as an established planted garden incorporating a Dovecote.

A flint driveway leads from one side of the property into the rear of the house and provides secure off road parking for many vehicles. Additionally there is a large double garage via electrically operated door with a heated workshop area leading off. Entrance to the house and grounds is via a shared secure driveway through electrically operated security gates incorporating an intercom system to the residence.

The nearest villages are Launton and Blackthorn, the latter situated close to the Oxfordshire/Buckinghamshire borders, offers an impressive selection of properties, many of which are period houses, barn conversions and cottages. The village social committee organises various events at the village hall throughout the year including Quiz nights, summer BBQ, Christmas Carols and other ad-hoc fun-gatherings for the community.

Blackthorn is approximately 3 miles from Bicester and the designer retail outlet at Bicester village. Aylesbury, Thame and Oxford are also within easy reach for a comprehensive range of shopping, recreational and cultural facilities.

By road, the property is convenient for the M40, A41, A43 (leading to the M1) and A34. Bicester has two railway stations. Bicester North offers a great commuter service to London Marylebone in around 45 minutes and you can reach Birmingham in 1 hour. Bicester Town station has been upgraded and offers a service to London and Oxford.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 November 2016


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