5 bedroom detached house for sale

Downs Stables, Manor Road, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12

Sold STC £1,295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lovely views over countryside
  • Beautifully finished and presented house
  • Well proportioned and flexible accommodation
  • useful garage with two good sized rooms above
  • beautiful gardens that were professionally designed
  • A short drive to Waitrose and other conveniences in Wantage
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully proportioned and finished property with outstanding views and stunning gardens

Location

Downs stables lies about 1.5 miles south of Wantage, a popular market town with good amenities.
Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is surrounded by the Wessex Downs and The Ridgeway, there are fine walks from the end of the drive.
Community playground and tennis court about 1 mile away
Newbury (17 miles) & Oxford (19.5 miles) offer a further amenities, choice of supermarkets & high street shops.
The A34 and J14 of the M4 are 7.4 miles and 9.3 miles distant respectively providing access to the wider motorway network
Railway service to London, Paddington from Didcot (10.3 miles) taking about 45 minutes .
Local schools include primary and secondary in Wantage, as well as numerous well regarded independent preparatory and senior schools including: Abingdon Prep, Abingdon School, St Helens & St Catherine’s, Cothill, St Hughs, Downe House (Newbury) and the Oxford Schools.

Description

House comprises; a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with AGA & Rangemaster cookers, sitting room with open fire, an impressive dining room, well positioned family room, a reception hall with galleried staircase, useful utility room & cloak room, a study with stylish built in desk and library storage, 5 double bedrooms, 2 en-suite and 1 family bathroom. There is also beautiful limestone and carbonised oak flooring with under floor heating on the ground floor.

Outside are fully enclosed gardens with outstanding views designed by a three times 5 star Chelsea Flower show award winner, a good size terrace accessed from the kitchen, sitting and family rooms, and garden store. the property is accessed through an electric gated arch to a parking area at the front of the house and the detached double carport with useful studio/storage/potential annex subject to planning.

Square Footage: 3,034 sq ft
Acreage: 0.6 Acres

Additional Info

Downs stables lies about 1.5 miles south of Wantage, a popular market town with good amenities.
Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is surrounded by the Wessex Downs and The Ridgeway, there are fine walks from the end of the drive
Community playground and tennis court about 1 mile away
Newbury (17 miles) & Oxford (19.5 miles) offer a further amenities, choice of supermarkets & high street shops
The A34 and J14 of the M4 are 7.4 miles and 9.3 miles distant respectively providing access to the wider motorway network
Railway service to London, Paddington from Didcot (10.3 miles) taking about 45 minutes
Local schools include primary and secondary in Wantage, as well as numerous well regarded independent preparatory and senior schools including: Abingdon Prep, Abingdon School, St Helens & St Catherine’s, Cothill, St Hughs, Downe House (Newbury) and the Oxford Schools.


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Added on Rightmove:
23 August 2018

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Nearest station

  • Didcot Parkway (8.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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