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Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17

3,253-9,839 sq. ft.

(302-914 sq. m.)

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Key features

  • Set in 41.45 acres.
  • The main house is approximately 302 sq. m / 3,253 sq. ft.
  • The main house and adjoining cottage have been recently refurbished.
  • A range of outbuildings including a large agricultural barn.
  • A beautiful rural setting adjacent to the Oxford Canal.
  • Train station in Banbury (6 miles) with direct access to both London and Birmingham.

Property description

An attractive Georgian property with outbuildings, set in 41.45 acres adjacent to the popular Oxford Canal

Located at the end of a drive adjacent to the Oxford Canal is the highly desirable Oathill Farm. The main house is a Georgian farmhouse which is believed to date in part to approximately 1780. The house has a handsome façade with Georgian style sash windows.

The cottage on the opposite side of an archway was converted into residential accommodation in 1988 and could be incorporated into the main house. The current owner has undertaken a renovation project since purchasing the property, result being a home that very much suits modern day living and thanks to their design flair, creates a space that is a perfect balance between traditional architecture & modern flair

A substantially built house, typical of the period, Oathill Farm has a warm and inviting feel, with generously proportioned rooms - ideally suited for a family and those who enjoy entertaining.

A well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room is very much the heart of the home. Not only a superb space for those who enjoy cooking but is perfect to dine and entertain.

Currently arranged as a 3 bedroom, 3 bath/shower room house with a two bedroom cottage. The two could be connected to create a 5 bedroom, 4 bath/shower room property.

The garden, mostly laid to lawn, has a variety of trees which provide a great deal of privacy. The canal side garden features a pool and pool deck with private sunbathing / dining area with the southerly most lawns opening up onto the canal” or something along those lines.

Electric gates open onto a drive which passes an orchard of plum, pear and apple trees. The gravel drive proceeds under the arch to a parking area.

There is a large agricultural barn which is currently used for storage. This could have a variety of uses such as car storage, stabling or for livestock.

A self-contained annexe, known as the cottage is adjacent to the main house. Arranged over two floors; comprising a kitchen/breakfast room, a sitting room, two bedrooms and a bath/shower room.

Oathill Farm was formerly a well-equipped stud with American barn, foaling boxes, tack room, large all-weather surface, horse walker and post and railed paddocks - these could be reinstated. If you would like further details, please speak to the selling agent.

Cropredy is a popular village nestled in the beautiful countryside along the River Cherwell. The village is renowned for its rich history, vibrant community, and the annual Cropredy Festival.

This thriving village supports a village shop, café, part-time post office, two public houses, doctors surgery, parish church, garage, village hall and marina. If that wasn’t enough, there are also cricket, tennis, garden, canoe and film clubs. The village has a primary school and annually hosts the Fairport Convention music festival. The festival takes place in August and attracts thousands of music enthusiasts from all over the country and beyond. It was first held in 1976 as a farewell concert by the renowned folk-rock band Fairport Convention, but due to its immense success, it has become a permanent fixture on the music calendar.

Banbury is a historic market town located 5 miles to the south on the River Cherwell and is situated on the edge of the picturesque Cotswolds. With a rich history dating back to the Roman era, Banbury has evolved into a vibrant and thriving town.

One of the most prominent features of Banbury is its well-preserved medieval town centre. The town is renowned for its charming mix of old-world architecture and modern amenities. Stroll through the bustling streets, and you'll find a variety of independent shops, boutiques, cafes, and restaurants, offering a delightful shopping and dining experience. The historic marketplace in the heart of Banbury is a hub of activity, hosting regular markets and fairs.

The area has a selection of schools, both state and private. Notably, Winchester House Prep School at Brackley, Carrdus School near Banbury, Sibford, Bloxham and Tudor Hall Public Schools to the south of Banbury and Warwick Schools together with a wide selection of primary schools in the surrounding villages.

Additionally, transportation options are readily available, with convenient access to the train station in Banbury (6 miles) with direct access to both London and Birmingham. Oathill Farm benefits from its proximity to the motorway network, easily accessible via the M40.

The property is sold subject to any existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way. In particular the neighbouring property has a right of way to access their property from the lane, and a pedestrian right of way from their property to a gate in the hedge to the canal to access the towpath. There are no public footpaths over the property.



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Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17


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