4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ascott, Oxford

Guide Price £2,450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully presented 4 bedroom Farmhouse
  • Annexe/Storage building with garaging
  • Lovely home office/barn
  • Wonderful gardens and grounds with out-door kitchen
  • Agricultural buildings (8,867 ft. sq.)
  • In all about 35 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Detached barn conversion, office building, annexe and storage building, formal garden and grounds, yard, agricultural/equestrian buildings and pasture extending in all to about 35.17 acres.

BELCHERS FARM
A single storey stone building with vaulted ceilings throughout comprising a reception hall, dining room, large kitchen/breakfast room, with patio doors opening to landscaped gardens with water features, overlooking a reverse ha-ha with far reaching country views. There is a study/library, WC, boot room, large formal drawing room and master bedroom with en suite bathroom and a third bedroom, there is also a second bedroom with shower room en suite. This house has adjoining formal gardens with paved areas, lawned gardens and water features. To the rear there is also a hot tub, enjoying views over the adjacent fields.

OFFICE BUILDING
This former barn comprises a large office room with double height ceiling and fitted desk, units and shelves. This building also has a separate sitting room/office as well as a shower room.

ANNEXE AND STORAGE BUILDING
The ground floor is entered through an entrance area with kitchenette, wet room with shower and WC, leading to a large dry store for agricultural and equestrian purposes. A staircase gives access to a mezzanine which runs the full length of the building, providing a very large further storage area.

Belchers Farm is set in a private position on the edge of Ascott, just to the east of the village of Stadhampton, which provides local amenities, including a shop and petrol station, as well as two public houses one of which, The Crazy Bear, also has its own farmshop. Despite its rural location, the house is only around 9.5 miles from the centre of Oxford, the world-famous university city with numerous cultural attractions, first class medical facilities and an extensive range of shopping, recreational and leisure facilities.

Communications to the house are excellent, with Junction 7 of the M40 being a mere 5 miles away, providing easy access to London and the South, Birmingham and the North. The M40 leads to the M25 and the national motorway network.

Didcot mainline station is within 10 miles, and provides a regular high speed service to London Paddington, taking from approximately 42 minutes. Haddenham and Thame Parkway is around 11.5 miles away with an excellent train service to London Marylebone taking from approximately 38 minutes.

The area has very good recreational facilities, with golf courses, including the Oxfordshire Golf and Country Club and Waterstock Golf Course. Horse racing can be enjoyed at Newbury, Ascot and Windsor, with Cheltenham also being within easy reach. Henley-on-Thames is also notable for its sporting and recreational attractions including rowing and the annual Royal Regatta. There is also a local network of walks and rides with nearby footpaths and bridleways across the surrounding countryside.

There are a number of excellent schools in the area including St Edwards, The Dragon School, Summer Fields, Headington, Oxford High School and Magdalen College School in Oxford, as well as Abingdon, Moulsford, Cothill House, Radley College and Wycombe Abbey. There is also a selection of great schools nearby in Henley, such as Rupert House, The Oratory School in Woodcote, as well as Eton College, near Windsor. Oxford, Henley and Marlow also host many famous fine dining spots, including The Hand and Flowers in Marlow and Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons nearby in Great Milton.

GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The buildings are surrounded by landscaped gardens and grounds comprising lawned and more formal areas. There is an open sided timber framed gazebo to the rear of the office building with seating and barbeque area. Water features are dotted throughout the grounds and the gardens are irrigated by rainwater harvested from the estate.

BUILDINGS
Adjacent to Belchers Farm are a collection of steel portal framed and timber clad barns extending to about 9,000 sq.ft. Complete with concrete floor and solar array the buildings are suitable for agriculture and equestrian purposes.

LAND
Comprising in all about 35.17 acres the land at Belchers Farm includes amenity paddocks and more extensive agricultural pasture, the land is currently grazed during the summer with farm payments available by separate negotiation.


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11 September 2019

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Nearest station

  • Radley (5.4 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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01865 809232 Local call rate

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