Drayton Road, Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon, OX14

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Bedrooms: 7
Gilbournes Farm is a stunning Grade II Listed period farmhouse set in beautiful gardens and grounds approaching 8.6 acres. The property benefits from an array of character features so indicative of a property of this period, including panelled rooms and fireplaces. The accommodation which is arranged over three floors, measures approximately 4083 square feet and comprises a panelled dining room, drawing room and sitting room, study, a good sized kitchen breakfast room commanding views over the rear garden, utility room and cloakroom. To the first floor, there are two bedrooms with a sitting room/third bedroom, and a second study/fourth bedroom, an ensuite and family bathroom. To the second floor, there are two further bedrooms an ensuite and separate bathroom.

The separate two-bedroom guest cottage measures approximately 1748 square feet and comprises a kitchen breakfast room, garden room, cloakroom, and two bedrooms both with ensuite shower rooms located on the first floor.

One bedroom apartment above the carport comprises a kitchenette with studio bedroom/sitting room and ensuite shower room above.


The property is approached via a gravel driveway flanked by an avenue of trees leading to garaging and parking for several cars. The property benefits from an array of outbuildings including a luxurious indoor swimming pool with exposed timbers and period features, pool house, sauna and shower room. In 2006 an existing barn was converted into a two-bedroom guest cottage with private driveway and garden. In addition, there is a carport with annexe apartment above, a Victorian greenhouse, kitchen garden, paddock and tennis court. Of particular note is the summerhouse with heating, plumbing and a wood burning stove, outdoor decking with a pizza oven overlooking a

sizable lake and small woodland beyond.

There is a separate barn currently used as office space measuring 1600 square feet, which is available under separate negotiation.


Sutton Courtenay is an attractive Thameside village with excellent local facilities including a village hall, primary school, local convenience stores and a post office, family run florist, cricket and football pitches and three excellent public houses. The Fish gastro pub is well known for its excellent food. The Swan public house has recently started serving breakfast and third pub is The George. A comprehensive range of day-to-day facilities can be found in both Abingdon and Didcot, there are farmers ' markets regularly held, and many local farms sell directly to the public from their own shops. Being so close to Abingdon, Sutton Courtenay is ideally located for its secondary schools and the European School, St Helen & St Katharine, Our Lady's and Abingdon School and Prep Schools including the Manor, Chandlings and Our Lady's Junior School, with the excellent schools of Oxford further afield. London is 45 minutes by train from Didcot Parkway and Oxford lies 10 miles to the north, with Abingdon three miles away. The Elizabeth Line from Reading to London is now open. There is access to good walks at Millennium Common and along the towpath.

Additional Information

South Oxfordshire District Council - Band H

01865 708616

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