Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2

£3,500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 8
DESCRIPTION

A handsome double fronted property built in 1899 to a design by H W Moore which has been recently extended and modernised whilst retaining many original character features.

With a floor area of approaching 5000 sq ft, it has excellent accommodation arranged over three floors. All the rooms are of elegant proportions, with high ceilings and a wealth of period features, including tiled flooring, fireplaces cornicing and sash windows. The property has ample parking, a garage and a large enclosed walled garden.

The attractive entrance porch with tiled floor and stained glass window leads to the welcoming reception hall and to the superbly proportioned principle reception rooms. Surrounding the central reception hall are four separate reception rooms including an impressive kitchen/breakfast/family room with an Aga, double vaulted ceiling and arch windows overlooking the rear garden. On the first floor the master bedroom with ensuite has wonderful views over the rear garden, there is also a guest bedroom with ensuite and 2 further bedrooms (one with a dressing room), a single bedroom and a family bathroom on the half landing. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchenette and sitting area/play room, and has the potential to be a self contained flat.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached through brick pillars onto a driveway with ample parking for a number of cars. Adjoining the house is a garage for two cars. A garden door leads through to the rear of the house. Adjoining the kitchen/family room is a large paved terraceoverlooking the garden, with steps leading down to a lawn. The gardens are enclosed by a tall red brick wall and a selection of mature trees.

LOCATION

The property is situated at the lower end of the Banbury Road, between the City and Summertown, within easy reach of Oxford's excellent choice of private and state schools. The City provides a vast array of leisure and shopping facilities, whilst Summertown is within walking distance, ideally situated with a selection of shops and stores including a Marks and Spencer's Food Hall.

Communications are excellent to London via Oxford and Oxford Parkway train stations, about 55 minutes, and the Oxford Ring Road will give access to the M40. There are cycle lanes and bus routes located nearby offering easy access to the south to the City Centre and north to Summertown.

DISTANCES

Oxford City 0.5 miles, A34 1.5 miles, M40 (J8) 10 miles or (J9) 8 miles Oxford Station 1.7 miles (Paddington Approx. 1hr) Oxford Parkway Station 2.4 miles (Marylebone approx. 55 mins) (Distances and times approximate)

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