3 bedroom property for saleWater Street, Somerton, Bicester
Guide Price £695,000
Full descriptionAn Attractive Stone Built Detached Cottage with Generous South Facing Garden and Garage.The Property Benefits from Radiator and Under Floor Heating and Double Glazed Windows
Somerton village offers a rare mix of countryside seclusion and easy access to all amenities, sitting amidst the wonderful rolling countryside of the Cherwell valley. Within a short drive are rail and road links to London M40, Oxford via Kidlington A4260 and Banbury. The local historic village of Deddington offers various food shops, pubs, a library,health centre, and a primary school and a monthly French-type market. The village itself dates back to Saxon times plus it is mentioned in the Doomsday Book, and the Church of St James dates back in part to at least 1074. There are many local activities, a number of which revolve around a fine village hall,rebuilt with lottery money in 2008. This features everything from toddler groups to films, evening talks and a Thursday evening bar (which we are told is very popular!).
Deddington c. 4 miles
Bicester c. 8 miles
Banbury c. 10 miles
Chipping Norton c. 14 miles
Oxford c. 17 miles
Stratford Upon Avon c. 39 miles
Birmingham c. 64 miles
London c. 70 miles
M40 Access c. 4 miles
London via Bicester North, c. 1 hour
Oxford to London Paddington c. 1 hour.
The kitchen is laid with original 10"quarry tiles and fitted with hand crafted wall and base units, topped with Welsh slate work surfaces. There is an electric Rangemaster cooker and built in Neff dishwasher.
From the rear lobby, there are stairs to the first floor, as well as access to a useful cupboard/larder. Reclaimed Elm floorboards extend from here and on into a comfortable, dual aspect sitting room with wood burning stove on a slate hearth.
Underfloor heating has been laid throughout the ground floor.
The more recent garden room/dining room is a wonderful vaulted living space laid with reclaimed Hornton stone flooring. Oak bi-fold doors ensure the space is filled with light and open to reveal a view over a paved seating area toward the south westerly facing gardens.
From this room can be accessed a wet room with hand painted French antique w/c and hand basin as well as a separate kitchenette/utility room with hand crafted base units, space for white goods and side access to a private terrace.
To the first floor there are three comfortable bedrooms and a bathroom fitted with an attractive white suite with contrasting tiling.
Externally, the rear gardens face south west and are mainly laid to lawn. Adjacent the property there is a York stone paved seating area flanked by a stone retaining wall with steps that lead to the lawned space Raised flower beds have been planted with a variety of plants that provide year round interest and there is an elevated spring fed pond and water feature.
At he far end of the garden and for those wanting to grow their own produce, there is a fantastic Hartley greenhouse and cold frames with water supply.
A shared driveway leads to a parking area for two/three cars and access to a detached stone built garage. As well as loft storage, there is useful utility room/gardeners workroom with hard wearing quarry tiled flooring, a sink, electricity and heating.
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