Oathurst Estate, Bampton, Oxfordshire, OX18

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A wonderful detached house set in fabulous gardens with an exceptional home office, and in a prime position down a private lane close to the heart of the village.

The house is set in a third of an acre of wonderful and well stocked garden with a range of useful outbuildings including two greenhouses. On approach to the house one is immediately aware of the virtues of its discreet position. The accommodation is generous and thoughtfully arranged to create a feeling of light and space that merges wonderfully with its surroundings. On entering the house you are greeted by a welcoming hall from which the ground floor accommodation circulates. A well proportioned kitchen/breakfast room with a range of integrated goods including a Siemens induction hob, full height fridge and freezer, a microwave and two Neff ovens. There is also a wine fridge and dishwasher. Within a rear lobby is a WC and cloak cupboard. Off the hall there is a stylish shower room/utility, two bedrooms and leading to a spacious sitting room from which the glorious garden can be viewed. Off the living room is a lean to conservatory. Upstairs are two more bedrooms and a family bathroom and a large airing cupboard. There is also loft space for storage.

The gardens of the house are most noteworthy extending to almost half an acre. At the bottom of the garden and placed in a discreet position at the far corner is a 300 sq ft home office with double glazing, power and light providing a super space to work from or retreat. A sun terrace has been created in a peaceful position halfway up the garden among mature plants with rose beds interspersed across a large lawn. There are two green houses, and raised beds for growing your own, another outbuilding serves as a gym and there is also another garden shed and a double garage at the front. The property provides a wealth of potential subject to planning permission although first and foremost a superb family house as it is.

West Oxfordshire District Council. Tax Band E

Bampton, also called Bampton-in-the-Bush, is a settlement and civil parish in the Thames Valley about six miles southwest of Witney in Oxfordshire. The city of Oxford is about half an hour away and eighteen miles. It is thirty miles from the M4 at Chieveley and thirty miles from the M40 at Banbury. The Bampton Medical Practice serves Bampton and its surrounds. St Mary's Church is at the centre of the village. The village has three public houses and several good restaurants nearby including the Fleur de Lys Bistro. There is a Co-operative store and a full-time post office. Witney is just six miles from Bampton and has an excellent shopping centre and good parking.

There are several preparatory and public schools nearby - Cothill and the junior school, The Chandlings, St Helen and St Katharine School in Abingdon, Our Lady's in Abingdon, Abingdon Junior and Senior Schools, Radley College and Cokethorpe, and in Oxford; Headington School, The Dragon School, Magdalen College School, St Edwards School, New College, The Manor and more. There is a bus service from the middle of the village to most of the prominent local schools.

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John D Wood

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