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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Frimley Yard, Aston Upthorpe, OX11

Sold STC £2,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Newly built, with 10 year warranty
  • Offering over 4,600 square feet
  • Unique modern design with exquisite finish
  • Triple carport with self-contained annexe above
  • Approx 3 miles to Didcot Parkway mainline station
  • Awaiting EPC Rating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Dutch Barn is a modern twist on a traditional wooden Dutch barn, built with steel, wood, bricks and glass to create an amazing home full of space and sophistication. Believed to be the first of its kind the property is brimming with personal touches. Awaiting EPC Rating
THE ACCOMMODATION
Set privately at the end of Frimley Yard is a unique architectural delight that is The Dutch Barn. Formerly the Frimley Park Racing Stables, the site has been developed into five bespoke grand new homes by Intelligent Design Homes Ltd. They offer beautifully crafted new homes within a quintessential village setting. The Barn itself is a modern twist on a traditional wooden Dutch barn, built with steel, wood, bricks and glass to create an amazing home full of space and sophistication. Believed to be the first of its kind to be built specifically as a private residence in the UK, the property is brimming with personal touches. Highlights includes, subtle lighting to help create the perfect mood, the main door handles are created from cast driftwood, twigs and pebbles. Farrow and Ball paint has been used throughout, a masterpiece in the open plan kitchen living room is a handmade kitchen which is complemented with rare Brazilian leathered marble work surfaces and Gaggenau appliances. Everywhere you look is a talking point, from a round metal bath in the master en-suite, 15 foot barn doors, a professional handmade sculptured staircase, a full height arched reception hall, to a 360 degree fire place. Each room brings yet another delight, and the property will appeal to only the most discerning of home owner looking for their personal gem.
THE ASTONS
Aston Tirrold and Aston Upthorpe are charming quintessential Oxfordshire village which lie to the north of the Berkshire Downs and only three miles from the market towns of Wallingford and Didcot. Both villages are effectively a hamlet of houses, with fine dining offered by The Sweet Olive restaurant. Easily commutable with mainline train stations at Didcot and Goring which are only four miles away, offering access to London Paddington (45 minutes), Reading and Oxford, while the M4 and M40 are within a 20 minute drive. The villages offer a lively community with numerous clubs, societies and groups. The Astons are now a friendly and vibrant community of about 600 people. The villages are surrounded by fertile farming land; the soil is loam and lies partly in the upper greensand and partly on the chalk of the Downs. The area has varied sources of employment as well as excellent road and rail communications.
THE SPECIFICATION
• 10 year BLP warranty • Hand made kitchen with marble and granite work surfaces • Farrow and ball paint throughout • Hand made and burnt bricks • Underfloor heating • Hardwood double glazing. • Cat 5 points to principal rooms • Feature nickel plated tin bath and sinks • Exposed steel beams • Aluminium cast twigs, driftwood and pepples for door and cabinet hardware
THE SPECIFICATION


GROUND FLOOR

Feature 15ft twin timber barn doors lead into a glazed lobby with uplighting and French doors opening into the main reception space. This stunning open plan room begins with a full height vaulted ceiling and bi-folding 10ft high doors enjoying an unspoilt outlook over the rear garden, and bespoke glass, steel and wooden staircase modelled on London Bridge. This open plan space is extensive and flexible serving as kitchen, dining and sitting room, complimented by stained oak flooring and underfloor heating throughout.

The kitchen offers a beautifully built bespoke hand made kitchen, which is finished with Farrow & Ball paint. The kitchen offers a unique Brazilian leathered marble island, Gaggenau appliances including combination oven and microwave, second oven, five ring hob and dishwasher, and a Fisher Paykel fridge freezer, and feature hand made American black walnut wine store with the ability to easily add air conditioning. The sitting area has a feature Harrie Leenders 360 degree woodburner, and bi-folding doors onto the rear garden.

This open plan space leads to an inner lobby with storage and communications cupboards, with additional front door, and full height picture glass window. A second staircase leads to the east wing. There is a front aspect study, a rear aspect snug with French doors to the rear garden, and a w.c, which includes a feature nickel plated tin bowl sink.


FIRST FLOOR

Oak and brushed silver open tread staircase leads to a galleried first floor landing with glazed balustrade, offering a full height vista of the design and roof shape, with glazed windows also overlooking the entrance hall.
The master suite also offers a rounded vaulted ceiling, and full length box windows offering distant views across the countryside and Ridgeway beyond. The spacious en-suite leads off the bedroom, with a unique handcrafted round nickel plated tin bath, walk in shower with rain cloud shower head, and sink.

To the other side of the landing are two double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower rooms, again fitted with walk in rain cloud showers and nickel plated tin sinks. Second staircase from the inner lobby leads to two additional double bedrooms with a family bathroom, fitted with freestanding claw foot bathtub with rain cloud shower overhead, and nickel plated tin sink.


OUTSIDE SPACE

Remote controlled electric gates open onto gravelled drive offering ample off street parking and access to the triple carport. Side access leads to the rear, a spacious garden laid mainly to lawn with a feature starting gate which could be used as a seating or bar area. Block paved patio runs across the length of the house and the garden is enclosed by timber fencing.

TRIPLE CARPORT

There is a triple car port with garden room and a room above fitted with a kitchenette and shower room, and velux windows, which could function as an annexe, au pair accommodation, or home business suite.
TRANSPORT LINKS
BY TRAIN: The village is situated approximately four miles from Didcot Parkway main line station with frequent fast services to London Paddington (45mins), Reading, Swindon, Oxford and Bristol.
BY CAR: The A34 is easily reached within five miles and making the M4 just a 15 minute drive away and the M40 just 30 minutes.
BY AIR: London Heathrow is approximately 50 minutes by car or it can be reached via the RailAir link from Didcot Parkway through Reading.
BUS LINKS: Local buses connect the village to Didcot and Wallingford. The buses run six times a day to
Didcot and once per week to Wallingford.

LOCAL AUTHORITY and SERVICES
South Oxfordshire District Council 01491 823000. Council Tax Band to be assigned.

Gas fired central heating, mains water and drainage. Alarm system, underfloor heating downstairs, rainwater harvester.
FRIMLEY YARD
Frimley Yard is a stunning development of only five individual properties constructed by Intelligent Design Homes nestled in the heart of this highly desirable Oxfordshire village. The conception behind Frimley Yard is to demonstrate the progress and changes in the appearance of properties throughout history. Frimley Yard embraces all construction materials, including timber, hand made bricks and metal. Each property is unique in design and build whilst complimenting one another on their generous plots. Each home offers flexible living accommodation whilst not compromising on quality of fixtures and fittings with each property offering a few special and unique features.
CONVEYANCING
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DISCLAIMER
These particulars are a general guide only. They do not form part of any contract. Services, systems and appliances have not been tested.

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