Burford Oxfordshire OX18 Swinbrook

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  • Three bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen
  • Conservatory
  • Living room
  • Downstairs toilet
  • Garden shed

Charming Cotswold cottage

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Ilott Cottage is a fine double fronted property with stone-built elevations and handsome mullioned and leaded windows. In need of restoring, the cottage offers an array of characterful accommodation across two floors and a scenic wrap-around garden.

The home is entered via the capacious 22ft. multi-aspect sitting room, with its stone and brick-built feature fireplace, log-burning stove and stairway rising to the first-floor level. Double doors open to the adjoining conservatory, with its peaceful views and plentiful natural light, leading onto the terrace and garden. Alongside is the kitchen with its terracotta tiled flooring, which also enjoys light from the adjacent conservatory, whilst a useful cloakroom completes the floor.

On the first floor are three well-proportioned and charming bedrooms all with elevated rural views. The principal bedroom has dual aspects, with bedroom two benefitting from an in-built wardrobe and the third bedroom having an original fireplace.


The property boats an attractive elevated plot in a conservation area within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nestled away among mature trees, it features a rear stone laid terrace beside the conservatory, a garden shed and a level private wrap-around lawned garden with abundant potential. There are unbeatable far-reaching countryside views.


Swinbrook is a quiet Oxfordshire village situated 2 miles from Burford. The village itself has an excellent local pub, an attractive cricket ground and a network of footpaths. Burford offers an excellent range of day-to-day shopping facilities including a butcher, newsagent, post office, baker and general store as well as two banks. In addition there are good local schools, a fine parish church and numerous public houses and restaurants. The A40 lies to the South of Burford providing good communications to Oxford and the M40 to the East and Cheltenham and the M5 to the west. Charlbury station is a short drive away, 8 miles to the north east of Swinbrook and provides a frequent service to London/Paddington in approximately 85 minutes.


Follow the A40 eastwards to Burford, take the third exit at the roundabout and after 1.8 miles, turn left. Proceed for a further 1.4 miles into Swinbrook before taking a slight right, and the property will be on the right-hand side.

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