Abingdon Road, Dorchester-on-Thames | 5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 3 Receptions | Guide Price, £1,385,000
A 1920s detached family home set in superb grounds exceeding 1⁄2 an acre: the house is set in a delightful residential road just to the north of this keenly sought after village. It features a traditional house with a stylish extension and glazed atrium adding a fabulous 29’ kitchen/breakfast room, 16’ bedroom and shower/wet room. It has five bedrooms and three bathrooms, 18’ living room with fireplace, office and garage/utility room. The property is set back from the road with a long drive, triple carport and garage as well as a beautifully stocked and secluded 200’ rear garden with studio.
A 1920s detached family home set in superb grounds exceeding 1⁄2 an acre: the house is set in a delightful residential road just to the north of this keenly sought after village. It features a traditional house with a stylish extension and glazed atrium adding a fabulous 29’ kitchen/breakfast room, 16’ bedroom and shower/wet room.
It has five bedrooms and three bathrooms, 18’ living room with fireplace, office and garage/utility room.
The property is set back from the road with a long drive, triple carport and garage as well as a beautifully stocked and secluded 200’ rear garden with studio.
Tenure - Freehold Council tax band - F
Situated just nine miles from Oxford, Dorchester-on-Thames is one of the most delightful villages in South Oxfordshire. Dominated by the magnificent Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul, the picturesque High Street features a range of historic buildings including three original coaching inns that still provide hotel accommodation and food and Other village amenities include a local store, two tea rooms, a hairdressers’ and a public house.
The village primary school was rated Good in the latest Ofsted report and there is also a very popular pre-school. Other village groups include a tennis, cricket, football, golf, bowling and sailing clubs, an angling society, WI, and flower-arranging and bell ringing groups. There is also a recreation ground in the heart of the village and within one and a half miles there is a dental surgery, GP surgery, post office and pharmacy. Every other year the village hosts a two week Festival that attracts acts from all over the UK providing a fun packed fortnight for the whole family.
The village is very popular with families because of its proximity to a large number of excellent independent schools including Abingdon School, St Helen and St Katherine School in Abingdon, Our Lady’s Abingdon, The Manor Preparatory School, Headington School and Magdalen College in Oxford and Moulsford Preparatory School and Cranford House School both of which are in Moulsford. There are bus services to all of these private schools from the village as well as to the state secondary schools in Didcot, Abingdon and Wallingford.
Excellent communication links to Oxford, the M40 to London, Didcot and Culham train stations, Abingdon, Wallingford and Reading make the village highly attractive to anyone working in the Thames Valley and London.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside including Wittenham Clumps, Dorchester-on-Thames is also very popular with both walkers and cyclists.
Gas central heating to radiators/underfloor heating, double glazing.
Entrance Hall: Quarry tiled, stairs to landing.
Inner Hall: Wood floor, down lighters, under-stair cupboard, radiator.
Living Room: 18’5 x 10’4 A double aspect room with central fireplace and slate hearth, radiator.
Office: 12’1 x 9' Bay window to the front, tiled fireplace with wood surround, radiator.
Rear Atrium: With a heated limestone floor and glass roof, linking the kitchen, bedroom shower room and garage.
Kitchen/Breakfast/Living Room: 28’9 x 16'8 A fabulous space with bi-folding doors and window to the rear garden. Attractive range of cupboards with silestone worktops and an island-breakfast bar with marble top, dishwasher and heated limestone floor. Larder cupboard and spaces for both range and US style fridge/freezer, down lighters.
Bedroom 1: 14'1 x 13'8 (excl. wardrobes) Double aspect with 3 tall windows to front and French doors to the garden, range of fitted wardrobes, down lighters, heated limestone floor.
Shower/Wet Room: 11’6 x 7’10 Heated limestone floor, down lighters, tiling, monsoon shower head, low level wc and hand basin, window, heated towel rail, cupboard housing gas boiler.
Stairs to 1st Floor Landing: Window to rear, linen cupboard.
Bedroom 2: 12’1 x 8'11 Bay window with views of the lake to the front, wood floor, radiator, tiled fireplace.
En Suite Shower Room: Fitted with a white 3-piece suite, tiling, down lighters, 2 windows.
Bedroom 3: 12’3 x 7’11 Rear aspect, tiled fireplace, radiator, wood floor and radiator.
Bedroom 4: 10’4 x 8' Rear aspect, wardrobe, radiator, wood floor.
Bathroom: White 3-piece suite with shower and screen above the bath, window, tiling, radiator and wood floor, down lighters and cupboard.
Stairs to 2nd Floor.
Bedroom 5: 19’5 x 11’6 Cottage style windows front and rear, radiator, down lighters, balustrade.
Walk-in Wardrobe: 8’5 deep to side of chimney stack.
To the Front: Gated drive leads to an extensive parking/turning space and lined by 3 specimen magnolias, large central lawn with established hedge borders.
Triple Bay Carport.
Garage/Utility: 20'5 x 13’1 Twin doors to the front, worktop with appliance spaces, door to the atrium and French doors to the garden.
Rear Garden: A lovely feature beautifully planted and very private it extends to 200’ and faces southwest. There is a wide area of decking and a terrace behind the house leading to a large lawn with established hedge borders, large apple tree, 2 silver birches and a pin oak. A gravel path flanked by plants leads to:
Studio: 19’3 x 13’4 French doors and tall windows, double glazed, insulated with power and down lighters.
Secret Garden: Set beyond the main garden with two garden sheds and greenhouse, vegetable garden and chicken run.