Grade II Listed Barn
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Listed Grade II, the Tithe Barn was meticulously and sympathetically converted about 15 years ago into this much loved family home by the current owners. The barn is of archaeological importance and the conversion retains the features and structure synonymous with the period, there is a date stone from 1729. The garden Granary is separately Grade II listed. Good sized accommodation is spread over two floors with very generous and spacious principal rooms. The layout can be seen on the floor plans. Suffice to say all the principal bedrooms have en-suite bath/shower rooms and the house provides for home-working and multi-generational living. The kitchen is a large family, live/eat/cook space in the heart of the house. There is Lutron lighting and a centralised music system to the principal rooms and the Cinema has sound-proofing and an audio visual system. The house and annexe are underfloor heated via a ground source heat pump (bathrooms electric underfloor); other features include a water softener, some rainwater harvesting and air-conditioning to four of the bedrooms, the annexe sitting room and cinema room.
This property has 1.15 acres of land.
The house is approached via electrically operated gated gravel drive, there is plenty of parking and a substantial four bay Oak framed garage. The garden immediately adjacent to the house has pretty raised beds and various outside sitting/entertaining areas. The garden beyond is mostly lain to lawn and enjoys wonderful views of the surrounding countryside and the village.
Ewelme is within the Chiltern Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in South Oxfordshire. The village rises up to the fine church of Saint Mary where Thomas Chaucer, Alice de la Pole and Jerome K Jerome are buried. It is also home to the oldest continually operating primary school in the country, opened in 1440. The village is famous for its lovely period buildings and watercress beds. There is a pub, community shop and coffee shop. The larger centres of Henley on Thames and Oxford provide extensive amenities and more locally the attractive market town of Wallingford, on the banks of the River Thames, has independent shops, restaurants, cafes and a large Waitrose. Benson, also very nearby, has a supermarket, independent coffee shop, butcher, gift shops a post office and waterfront café. Proximity to major transport links are good being convenient for junction 6 on the M40 and trains from Didcot Parkway, which take about 45 mins to London Paddington. Reading will provide direct connections to Londons Crossrail once it is completed. Ewelme has access to high speed broadband. The area is ideally situated for some of the best schools in the country; Independent schools in the immediate area include all those in Oxford and Moulsford Prep School, Cranford House, The Oratory Prep and Public School, Downe House, Radley College, Abingdon School and the European School in Abingdon, Wycombe Abbey for Girls in High Wycombe, Pangbourne College, Bradfield College, Wellington College and Eton College.
(OX10 6ES) From Oxford head south-east on the A4074 Henley Road. At the Crowmarsh Roundabout turn first left onto Clacks Lane. At the end of the lane turn right and immediately left and left again into Days Lane and follow to the edge of the village where the house is the first on the right.
Wallingford 3.5 miles, Watlington 3.7 miles, M40 J6 6.6 miles, Henley 10 miles, Didcot 10.2 miles, Reading 15.3 miles, Oxford 15.5 miles. Didcot Parkway to London Paddington, fast train from about 40 mins.Read all
- Entrance Hall, Drawing room, Kitchen/breakfast room
- Sitting room, Utility room, Cloakroom,
- Games room, Cinema room
- 5 bedroom suites, Study/mezzanine.
- Annexe: Sitting room, Kitchen, Two bedrooms, bath room.
- Landscaped Gardens and grounds, Granary, Four bay garage and stores.
- In all about 1.15 acres.
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