Edge of Village with glorious views

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Spanswick Farm is full of character with spacious and versatile accommodation arranged over three floors. Whilst in need of renovation, the property offers the prospective purchaser an opportunity to create a delightful family home. The lay-out can be seen from the floor plans. The ground floor has three reception rooms, two of which are particularly light and enjoy the view. The sitting room is charming, with a fireplace and bay window seat overlooking the rear garden, while the adjacent drawing room also benefits from a bay window and fireplace, providing further space for entertaining. The dining room has a double aspect and fireplace.

On the first floor there are three bedrooms, including a generous principal bedroom with a fireplace and fitted storage. The second bedroom also benefits from a feature fireplace and useful built-in storage, a bathroom and smaller bedroom completes the accommodation on this level. On the second floor there are three further bedrooms.

This property has 4.14 acres of land.


The house is set well back from the road, with a driveway leading to the extensive gardens to the front, side and rear. The rear garden is south-facing and has lovely views over the paddocks and countryside beyond. There is a public footpath which crosses the field from Forsters Lane. There is water to the field, also from Forsters Lane. Currently the western boundary of the paddock/field is not fenced; the vendor will require a stock-proof fence post sale which will likely consist of post and three strand barbed wire, with sheep netting.

In all about 4 acres.


Letcombe Bassett is a delightful village, in the lea of the Ridgeway. It’s the source of the Letcombe Brook which feeds the well-known and pretty Watercress Beds. Ideally located just three miles southwest of the thriving market town of Wantage, which offers a range of amenities for everyday needs, including pubs, cafes, independent shops and a popular Saturday market. Nearby Newbury and the historic University city of Oxford are also within easy reach, each providing a wider range of facilities.

Transport links are excellent, with a mainline train station in Didcot (London Paddington from 45 minutes). Wantage provides easy access to the A34 and M4 as well as the A417 between Reading and Cirencester and the A338 between Hungerford and Oxford.

The area offers a range of highly regarded schools, including all in Oxford and Abingdon, Downe House, St. Hughes, Pinewood, Radley, Bradfield and King Alfreds in Wantage to name but a few.


(OX12 9LR) From Wantage head east on the B4507, Ickleton Road. Very soon having left the town turn left sign posted Letcombe Regis. Proceed through the village on Bassett Road following signs for Letcombe Bassett. Spanswick Farm can be found towards the end of the village on the left.

Wantage 3.3 miles, Lambourn 6.5 miles. Faringdon 10 miles, A34 10 miles, Didcot Station 13 miles, Newbury 17 miles, Oxford 18.5 miles. Didcot to London Paddington by rail from about 40 mins.

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Other features

  • Drawing room Sitting room and Dining room
  • Kitchen, Utility and cellar
  • 5/6 bedrooms and bathroom
  • Outbuildings
  • Parking and Gardens & Paddock
  • In all about 4 acres

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