Offers in excess of £800,000
The Manor, Fringford, Oxfordshire
An exceptional wing of a Victorian manor with five double bedrooms arranged over three floors presented to the highest of standards throughout with the benefit of 3/4 of an acre of grounds, a double garage and generous parking located in the desirable village of Fringford.
A substantial stone-built family home in a secluded village location with high ceilings and character features presented to a high standard throughout.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors and offers flexible living space to suit modern family needs.
The kitchen/breakfast room is, without doubt, the "hub" of this stunning village home. Fitted with a generous number of floor and eye level units, a larder and a central island complemented by black granite worktops and oak flooring. There is plenty to satisfy the aspiring cook.
Being dual aspect the room is also filled with natural light making for the perfect space to relax with friends and family.
Leading off the kitchen/breakfast room is a very practical utility room and boot room that has access to a small courtyard garden, ideal for dogs and storing muddy boots and coats.
The sitting room boasts an elegant fireplace and wood-burning stove setting the scene for cosy winter evenings or more formal gatherings.
The dining room also has a feature fireplace and parquet flooring, whilst it is a lovely room for entertaining it would also lend itself to being a playroom or family room.
A W.C completes the ground floor accommodation.
Stairs leading off the hallway take you to the elegant first-floor landing, which provides access to the principal bedroom with en-suite shower, two further large double bedrooms and the impressive family bathroom.
The second-floor bedrooms each have their own staircase, bedroom four is split level and has a dressing room area/study making it ideal for the teenagers in the house. The fifth bedroom, with en-suite bathroom, enjoys far-reaching views over the gardens and neighbouring farmland.
Outside, to the front, the property is accessed via a private gated entrance and path that is shared by the small group of surrounding Manor properties.
The garden to the rear is accessed via five bar gates that also lead to the double garage with an inspection pit. A solar PV system has been fitted to the roof of the garage providing an additional electricity supply to the main house. To the rear of the garage is a purpose-built gym that would also lend itself as a home office or games room.
The gardens are delightful, with fully stocked flower beds and well-planned seating area. There is also a raised pond and a woodland which boasts a clearing with room to have a fire pit and BBQ whilst enjoying the sunset over the neighbouring farmland.
With a large proportion of the garden being laid to lawn, there is plenty of room for al-fresco dining and children to play and a summer house at the top of this stunning garden completes the package.
The sought-after village of Fringford, famously featured in the popular stories Larkrise to Candleford by Flora Thompson is approximately 4 1/2 miles from Bicester.
Fringford is a vibrant no-through Oxfordshire village with many community groups, a primary school, playgroup, public house, recently refurbished village hall, a green, cricket pitch and a church. The local area boasts a wide selection of walking and riding along with a network of footpaths and bridleways.
There are a number of good local independent schools in the tri-county area including Bloxham, Oxford High, Beachborough and Stowe. The Royal Latin School is a highly regarded grammar school that is located only 9 miles from the property.
Bicester is the nearest town 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. By car, the M40 is within easy reach and offers access to London, M25, Oxford and Birmingham.
Bicester Village Station offers a direct service to Oxford and an additional service to London Marylebone.
Buckingham and Milton Keynes are also with easy reach both with a wide variety of shopping and leisure facilities.
Bicester itself is a historic market town with a wide range of shops, together with cafes, pubs, numerous restaurants, weekly markets and a Sainsburys supermarket and cinema complex.
Bicester Village is a dream destination for designer shopping with 170 luxury boutiques all on your doorstep and is a few minutes drive or a five-minute walk from the town centre.
- Five Double Bedrooms
- Stunning Garden Including A Woodland Area
- Three Storey Wing Of A Victorian Manor House
- Character features, Including Exposed Beams And Fireplaces
- Stunning Mature Gardens And Woodland Area
- Large Double Garage With Gymnasium /Home Office Attached
- Quiet Location In Desirable Village
- Gated Driveway Parking For Numerous Vehicles
- Immaculately Presented
- High Ceilings