Lovely family home on the edge of this sought-after town
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A much loved and beautifully maintained and presented 1930's family house on the edge of the sought-after market town of Witney. The house has lovely views to the front over open countryside. The ground floor is particularly generous with a very large drawing room and family kitchen to the rear enjoying the south-facing aspect on to the gardens. There is a ground floor room with a shower room, which is idea for an elderly relative/two generational living. The lay-out can be seen from the floor plans. The current owners have enjoyed the house for some 31 years so this is a once in a generation opportunity to acquire a lovely family home.
This property has 0.2 acres of land.
The house is approached via a slip-road parallel to the Burford Road. The front drive provides ample off-street parking. There is wide access to the rear on the right hand side of the house. Immediately to the rear of the house is a large south-facing paved terrace, the garden beyond is largely lawned with some mature hedges, shrubs and fruit trees. In all about 0.2 acres.
Witney, famed for its historic wool trade and blanket making, is a vibrant market town with excellent amenities and a thriving local community with confirmed origins dating back to at least AD 969. Within Witney itself there is a wide range of independent shops restaurants and boutiques, as well as a number of more notable larger stores including Waitrose, Marks and Spencers and Sainsburys to name but a few. Marriotts Walk provides the community with an impressive cinema, entertainment and retail complex.
The magnificent 13th century church of St Mary the Virgin is to the south of the charming Church Green together with Henry Box School, which was founded in 1660.
Other schools include Cokethorpe and St Hughes, the town is within striking distance of the Oxford schools including The Dragon School, St Edwards, Oxford High and Magdalen College School to name but a few. There are good transport links to Oxford with regular bus services, as well as excellent rail links to London via either Hanborough Station to Paddington, or Oxford Parkway to Marylebone.
(OX28 6ED) From Oxford head west on the A40, leave the dual carriageway at the second Witney turn, the A415, and go round the roundabout and head north, back under the A40, towards the town centre. Proceed straight on Ducklington Lane to another roundabout and take the second exit, A4095, at the T junction turn left towards Burford, the house can be found on the left after a few hundred yards, accessed from the slip road.
Witney town centre 1 mile, Burford 6.5 miles, Hanborough Station 6.5 miles, Charlbury 7.5 miles, Oxford 13 miles.
Trains to London: Oxford centre to Paddington from about 50 mins, Long Hanborough to Paddington from about 1 hour and Oxford Parkway to Marylebone from about 1 hour and 10 minsRead all
- Entrance Hall with Cloak/shower room
- Drawing room, Sitting room and Study
- Dining room/ground floor bedroom 5
- Large family kitchen/breakfast room & Utility room
- Principal bedroom with en suite shower
- 3 further bedrooms and family bathroom
- Off street parking, south-facing garden with Summerhouse. In all about 0.2 acres.
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