Castle Street, Marsh Gibbon, Bicester
A substantial stone-built grade II listed property, dating back to 1684, with a wealth of period features throughout enjoying extensive south-facing gardens, a swimming pool, garage and outbuildings that offer further scope for conversion, subject to planning permission, in the heart of the desirable village of Marsh Gibbon.
The Old Red Lion is a handsome stone-built period property that has provided the current vendors with flexible family accommodation.
Set in the heart of this desirable village with a south-facing garden and a useful number of outbuildings it also has scope for further development to suit a variety of purposes.
The ground floor of the property has three large reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and a further reception room to the rear that would lend itself as annex accommodation or a home office with separate access.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a generous number of floor and eye level shaker style units and space for a range-style cooker.
The formal dining room with its wood paneling and exposed stone fireplace has plenty of room for a large table and chairs.
The drawing room is double aspect and leads through to a further large reception room with three windows to the front and double doors to the garden, making for a fantastic light space for a family room or studio.
A spiral staircase provides access from this room to the master suite above.
To the rear of the property is a fourth reception room accessed from not only the main house but the driveway and rear garden with stairs leading to a double bedroom and en-suite shower, offering annex potential or a self-contained unit to let.
The master bedroom is on the first floor has a large en-suite bathroom and dressing room and enjoys views over the rear garden.
There are two further bedrooms on the first floor and a family bathroom.
The second floor has two large bedrooms, which share a bathroom located on the landing.
Outside the property has a low stone wall that encloses the front garden. The rear garden is south facing and extends to approximately 3/4 of an acre.
Mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs there is plenty of space for both the keen gardener to have a vegetable garden and for children to kick a ball.
The pool has been regularly used and is heated by an air source heat pump and the patio area is ideal for Al-fresco dining and BBQ's
Being only 2 miles 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, a Post Office. 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 170 luxury boutiques all on your doorstep and is a few minutes drive or a five minute walk from the town centre.
- Grade II Listed Period Property
- Flexible Accommodation
- Village Location
- Six Bedrooms
- Four Reception Rooms
- Garage and Outbuilding
- South Facing 3/4 Acre Rear Garden
- Annex Potential/ Further Development, Subject To Planning.
- Close To Excellent Commuter Links