4 bedroom detached house for saleWeston Road, Bletchingdon, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5
- Stone detached property believed to date to the late 17th/early 18th century
- It retains many original features
- 3 reception rooms
- 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
- Conservatory, garage & parking
- Gardens & terrace
- EPC Rating = D
A well presented Grade II listed cottage overlooking the green in this desirable north Oxfordshire village. No onward chain.
Bletchingdon is a charming and sought after village situated
just 6 miles to the north of the university city of Oxford. The
parish church is believed to date from the 12th century and Sir
Christopher Wren also once resided in the village.
With a thriving community, amenities in the village include a primary school, nursery, sports field, village hall and public house; a community shop is due to open in 2018.
The market town of Bicester and city of Oxford provide for more extensive facilities and leisure needs.
Communications are excellent with the M40 (J9) about 4 miles away, access to Oxford via the A34 and intercity train service from either Oxford Parkway (about 4 miles) or Bicester station (about 8 miles) with London/Marylebone being about 55 and 50 minutes respectively. There is also a local mainline station at Islip and a regular bus service runs from Bletchingdon to Oxford and Bicester.
The area is well served for schools with a primary school in the village and senior state at Kidlington, Bicester or Woodstock, as well as the numerous highly regarded independent schools in Oxford.
Briar Cottage is a stone detached property believed to date to the late 17th/early 18th century. Grade II Listed it is understood the property was formerly two cottages. Retaining many original features, Briar Cottage has been more recently extended and improved by the current owners and today accommodation perfectly combines period charm with all the
comforts of modern living. The dining room is partially open plan to the sitting room, which with herringbone parquet floor and open inglenook fireplace with wood burner and original bread oven leads to the breakfast room. The kitchen/
breakfast area, which was extended and reconfigured in 2006 has underfloor heating, bespoke oak units, granite work surfaces and double doors to the conservatory. There is also a snug/study with fire place which could be used as play room/den depending on needs. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, one with en suite shower room, and a family bathroom.
There is off road parking to the side of the property, a detached garage and log store. The garden to the rear offers privacy with established trees including maple, beech and silver birch. There is a terrace area ideal for barbeques and at the end of the garden a fruit and vegetable area with raised
beds overlooks neighbouring paddock grazing.
All main services are connected. Gas-fired combination boiler.
Square Footage: 2,158 sq ft
From Oxford, follow the A34 north taking the exit signed to
Bletchingdon on the B4027. On entering the village take the first right turn at the Green into Weston Road and Briar Cottage is found on the right.
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