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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Cumnor Hill, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Five bedrooms
  • kitchen breakfast room
  • dining room
  • drawing room
  • hall
  • cloakroom
  • utility room
  • two ensuites
  • family bathroom
  • office

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Idlewild is an elegant and delightful detached family home believed to have been built for the proprietors of Boswells, a name familiar throughout the City. This stunning family home with well proportioned principal reception rooms offers many original character features including high ceilings, wooden flooring, fireplace and bay windows. The property also benefits from a modern and stylish kitchen breakfast room with modern integral appliances including an island and breakfast bar.
The property is arranged over three floors giving flexible living accommodation measuring 3,732 square feet. The property has been redesigned and refurbished by the current owners offering a charming and sympathetic mixture of traditional and contemporary styles ideal for modern living. Both the drawing room and dining room benefit from underfloor heating. In addition to the spacious reception space there are a good balance of bedrooms and bathroom facilities.


Just two miles to the west of Oxford, Cumnor Hill is a residential area that offers excellent access into the centre of Oxford via Botley and to Oxford Mainline Railway Station. There is easy access to a number of main arterial roads principally the A34 (Ring Road) and the A420 which in turn connects with the A40, M40 and M4. The historic City of Oxford offers a comprehensive selection of shopping, sporting, recreational, leisure and education facilities and nearby countryside with a network of footpaths and bridleways.


The property is accessed via a gravel driveway with parking for several vehicles and flanked by a mature front lawn interspersed with trees and shrubs. The garden wraps around the property
to a good sized rear lawn and incorporates an elevated terrace which is ideal for outdoor entertaining.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 August 2018

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