Thame Oxfordshire OX9 Manor Road, Towersey

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  • 3
  • 3
  • Freehold
  • F Energy Efficiency Rating
  • F Council Band
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Features at a glance

  • Reception hall
  • Drawing room
  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • Principal bedroom with en suite bathroom
  • 4 Additional bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Garden
  • Outbuilding with garage and two stables
  • 1.41 acres

A detached 5 bedroom property

Kennett Cottage is a stunning double-fronted thatched cottage offering more than 2,500 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. Retained features include leaded casement glazing, exposed beams and original fireplaces. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall and includes a generous sitting room with feature stone-built open fireplace and French doors to the rear terrace, a large drawing room with feature brick-built open fireplace, bespoke built-in seating and French doors to the rear terrace and a spacious dining room with feature fireplace. The good sized kitchen/ breakfast room has a range of wall and base units including a breakfast bar, an Aga, modern integrated appliances and a breakfast area with feature open fireplace. A useful neighbouring fitted utility room and larder with modern cloakroom and a door to the rear garden, completes the ground floor facilities. On the first floor the property offers a spacious principal bedroom with walk-in storage and en suite bathroom, an additional double bedroom with built-in storage and en suite bathroom, three further well-proportioned bedrooms and a fully tiled family bathroom.

This property has 1.41 acres of land.


Screened by mature trees and having plenty of kerb appeal, the property is approached over a gravelled driveway offering parking for multiple vehicles. The well-maintained garden to the rear is laid mainly to level lawn bordered by mature shrubs and trees and features a detached outbuilding incorporating a garage and two stables and a block-paved terrace with covered seating area, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, the whole enjoying views over the property’s 1.41 acres of enclosed paddock and surrounding countryside.


The property is located down a private lane at the heart of the quintessentially British village of Towersey which benefits from a thriving community spirit and a range of day-to-day amenities including a church and a gastro pub which is only 100m through the adjacent field. Nearby Thame is a bustling market town with an historic marketplace, host to a weekly market, and numerous high-quality independent shops including butchers, bakers and delicatessens, in addition to Waitrose, well-known High Street chains, a sports centre and a wide variety of cafés, restaurants and public houses. More extensive shopping, entertainment and leisure facilities can be found in High Wycombe and Oxford. Communications links are excellent: the nearby M40 provides easy access to London and the national motorway network and Haddenham & Thame Parkway station offers regular services to London Paddington in around 40 minutes. The area offers a good range of state primary and secondary schooling together with a wide selection of independent schools including Ashfold, Griffin Prep, Dragon, St Edwards Oxford, Headington and Wycombe Abbey


From Strutt & Parker’s Oxford office, head north on Banbury Road (A4165), then at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Elsfield Way/North Way/A40. Follow this road for 3.7 miles, use the left two lanes to turn left onto Headington Roundabout then bear left onto London Road (A40). Stay on this road for 4.2 miles, use the left lane to merge onto A40/A418 via the slip road signposted Aylesbury/Thame/ Birmingham/M40, then at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto London Road/A40/A418. Follow this road for 4.4 miles, at the roundabout take the 1st exit to stay on A418, then after 1.2 miles at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Tythrop Way (A4129). After 1.1 miles at the roundabout continue straight onto B4012, turn left onto Towersey Road, continue straight for 1.0 mile and Kennett Cottage can be found on the right-hand side.

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