Offers in excess of £575,000
Townsend, Marsh Gibbon, Bicester
A handsome Victorian three bedroom detached family home, with an abundance of character and original features located in the desirable village of Marsh Gibbon.
Priory Villa is a delightful period property that has been tastefully refurbished to a high standard throughout, whilst maintaining many of the original features including fireplaces, high ceilings, sash windows and wooden floorboards.
Upon entering the property you are welcomed into a large and light hallway with slate tiled flooring and original staircase, setting the perfect example of the quality of finish that is throughout. To the left of the hallway is the dining room, a light and roomy space with it's large bay window, Victorian feature fireplace and original flooring it provides the perfect backdrop for family gatherings and formal dining.
Opening from the dining room is the kitchen/breakfast room that has been fitted with good number of cream painted units complimented by black granite worksurfaces. Carefully designed to maximise on the space and satisfying contemporary requirements the central island has a ceramic hob, large oven and breakfast bar.
There is also a useful utility room with access to the enclosed rear garden.
To the right of the hallway is the dual aspect sitting room/playroom which is a relaxing space overlooking a small patio area and private rear garden. The sitting room is a stunning room benefitting from a Victorian fireplace and large bay window.
The play room is open plan to the sitting room and has French doors to the patio offering the flexibilty for large family gatherings that spill out in to the garden.
Completing the ground floor is the downstairs cloak room, along with additional storage located under the stairs.
A pretty staircase that has been carefully restored leads you to the upstairs landing where you will find a charming master bedroom with high ceilings and large windows. This also benefits from an en suite shower room with his and hers sink and a walk in wardrobe.
There are a further two well proportioned double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
To the front of the property is a private gravelled driveway which offers off road parking and a single garage. The rear garden is completely enclosed and mainly laid to lawn with plenty of space for children to play. There are two small patio areas which are ideal for Al- fresco dining or enjoying a glass of wine in the evenings.
Being only 1 mile to the A41, the property is situated in the village of Marsh Gibbon and convenient for recognised cultural, historical and academic facilities, giving the best of many worlds. The village has many thriving organisations - Village Hall with a diverse range of activities and social events, active Church of England, United Reformed Church, Playgroup, School and PTA activities, Cricket, Football, Badminton, Tennis, Youth Clubs, Fishing, among others. It also benefits from two Public Houses, one specialising in Thai cuisine, a Post Office and Stores. The property is also within the catchment area for the Buckinghamshire Grammar Schools.
Bicester is approximately 4 miles away and has two railway stations. Bicester North offers a great commuter service to London Marylebone in around 45 minutes and you can reach Birmingham in 1 hour. Bicester Village Station offers services to Oxford and has been upgraded to provide a further route to London Marylebone. The M40 is within easy reach at J9 or J10 and offers access to London, M25, Oxford and Birmingham. Bicester itself is an historic market town with a wide range of shops, together with cafes, pubs, numerous restaurants, weekly markets and new Sainsburys and Tesco supermarkets and cinema complex. Bicester Village is a dream destination for designer shopping with 130 luxury boutiques all on your doorstep and is a few minutes drive or a five minute walk from the town centre.
- Detached Victorian House
- Desirable Village Location
- Kitchen/ Breakfast Room
- Dining Room and Sitting Room
- Play Room, Utility Room
- Master Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room and Walk in Wardrobe
- Two Further Double Bedrooms
- Enclosed Rear Garden
- Single Garage and Off Road Parking
- Original Victorian Features