Wonderful Cotswold location
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18 High Street immediately charms any visitors. The stunning late 17th Century façade is rare and highly desirable. From the ample parking to the side of the property, you are instantly conscious of the history of the building by the wonderful and vast wooden front door with original ironwork, leading into the staircase hall. The ceiling height is fantastic throughout the older parts of the building. To the right is a drawing room with a woodburning stove. To the left is the sitting room with a woodburning stove. In the newer part of the property is a wonderful kitchen with an Aga overlooking the gardens. There is a good sized separate utility room. The fine staircase is noted in the listing. On the first floor is the master en suite bedroom, one further bedroom and a bathroom. On the second floor there are two further bedrooms. The annexe is across the driveway offering excellent guest or secondary accommodation. On the ground floor is a kitchen and a large sitting room with a woodburning stove and a WC. There are double doors onto a small private court yard. Upstairs are two bedrooms and a bathroom. There is a garage, store and glass fronted home office.
From the kitchen is a west facing terrace, perfect for summer afternoons and evenings. The eye is drawn down the garden to the open countryside. At the end of the Cotswold stone walled garden is an open lawned area.
18 High Street is located on the edge of the village of Shipton under Wychwood. Within the village there are excellent facilities including a post office, shop and garage. There are also several pubs within close proximity; The Lamb Inn, The Shaven Crown and The Wychwood Arms are all in the village. There is also a primary school. Secondary schools can be found in Burford, Chipping Norton and Oxford and the school bus stops a few minutes away. A surgery can also be found in the village. The market towns of Burford and Chipping Norton are within easy reach and provide further shopping facilities. Daylesford Organic Farm Shop is located in Kingham which is 5 miles away and Soho Farmhouse in Great Tew is 14 miles away. There are good rail communications to London from Charlbury (7 miles - London Paddington 77 minutes).
From Chipping Norton take the A361 to Burford. After 7 miles, you will enter the village of Shipton-under-Wychwood. You pass through the village and as you leave, the road bends sharply to the right. Continue straight on, passing The Lamb on your left hand side, 18 High Street can be found on your right hand side.Read all
- Main house:
- En sute master bedroom
- 3 bedrooms
- Drawing room
- Sitting room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- 2 bedroom annexe
- Home office, garage and store
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