4 bedroom detached house for sale

39 Mill Street, Kidlington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX5

Sold STC £1,900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A house of considerable style and character
  • Retaining many period features
  • Set in carefully landscaped gardens
  • Good for commuters and for the Oxford school run
  • Canal and country walks a short distance away
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Historic Grade II* listed former vicarage


Location

Kidlington is known as “England’s largest village”, and people are mostly familiar with its long stretch of thoroughfare, the A4260 Oxford to Banbury Road, and not the old village which lies on the east side. The Old Vicarage is situated in the old village which contains some delightful period houses.

Situated about 6 miles north of Oxford City Centre, Kidlington is extremely well placed for communications with easy access to the A34, junctions 8 and 9 of the M40.

There is a regular bus service to Oxford which stops close to the house providing an excellent service for the city centre and the well known Oxford Schools.

Mainline rail services to London Marylebone from nearby Oxford Parkway.

Close by is the Gosford Sports Centre and located in North Oxford is Esporta Health Club.

Description

The Old Vicarage is a most attractive and interesting house dating in part from the 15th century. Grade II* listed, the house is built in an L shape configuration of stone beneath a Stonesfield slate roof. Mentioned in Pevsner’s authoritative work, the western gable dates from the 16th century and the wing to the right of the porch was added in 1853 by G E Street, diocesan architect for Oxford.
The house has recently been carefully updated and enhanced and retains many striking period features including stone mullion windows with leaded lights, stone fireplaces and a wealth of exposed timbers.

The property also has a fascinating history, it is recorded that in 1565 the Vicarage was granted by Elizabeth 1 to Sir William Petre for a sum of £1,376 11s 4d who then gave his purchase to Exeter College so that the Rectors of the college became the Vicars of the Parish until the mid 19th century.

With 3197 sq ft arranged over two floors, The Old Vicarage provides fabulous family living and entertaining, with the feeling of space enhanced by high ceilings in most of the rooms. On the ground floor are two generously proportioned double aspect reception rooms, and the large, welcoming kitchen/breakfast family room has been stylishly updated and is perfect for family gatherings and informal entertaining. A covered area to the side links to the annexe which provides a sitting room/study, utility/shower room and a first floor small bedroom. The first floor of the main house provides three handsomely proportioned en-suite bedrooms.

Outside
Set back from the road, the property is accessed via a shared gravelled driveway leading to a large parking area at the side of the house and continuing round to the garage at the rear. The carefully landscaped gardens provide a most attractive setting for the house, enclosed by stone walls, trees and shrubs. The main garden lies to the south west of the house and is divided into two separate areas which are both mainly laid to lawn with well stocked borders. The courtyard to the side provides a sheltered and private al fresco dining area. To the rear of the house is a paved seating area which leads to the stone built garage and a garden area.

Within the gardens are two period stone garden stores.

Services
Mains services connected. Gas heating.

Brochure prepared and photographs taken September 2018.

Square Footage: 3,197 sq ft
Acreage: 0.77 Acres

Directions

From Oxford proceed north along the Banbury Road to the roundabout and proceed straight over towards Kidlington. At the next roundabout take the second exit to Kidlington. At the traffic lights turn right into Bicester Road, take the first second into Evans Lane and bear left into Mill Street. Pass the Six Bells pub on the left and shortly after Vicarage Road on the right is the entrance to The Old Vicarage (no.39).


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 September 2018

Nearest stations

  • Oxford Parkway (1.4 mi)
  • Islip (1.7 mi)
  • Tackley (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest stations

  • Oxford Parkway (1.4 mi)
  • Islip (1.7 mi)
  • Tackley (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Summertown

256 Banbury Road, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7DE

01865 809180 Local call rate

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