Offers in excess of £1,200,000
Stratton Audley, Bicester
A unique opportunity to purchase a detached stone-built barn conversion with a stunning kitchen/dining room that overlooks the spectacular south-facing rear garden, in a tranquil setting less than 2 miles from the village and a short drive to excellent commuter links.
Mill Barn offers the perfect "escape to the country" approached via a quiet lane and occupying a substantial 3/4 of an acre plot, it is ideal for those seeking tranquil living, whilst still being accessible to nearby amenities and commuter links.
A light and spacious entrance hallway that takes in the views over the delightful rear garden welcomes you into this immaculately presented family home.
The jewel in the crown is the extension to the rear of the property. A room to suit contemporary living for all the family it has a generous number of floor and eye level kitchen units, integrated appliances, a large central island with a wine rack and cooler that are complemented by granite work surfaces.
The dining area has bifold doors that open to the terrace and with plenty of room for a large table and chairs, it is perfect for both casual dining and more formal entertaining.
In addition to the kitchen units, there are plenty of storage cupboards on the opposite wall and velux windows help to flood the living space with natural light, making for a comfortable area to relax in with family and friends.
The drawing room is to the left of the hallway and boasts a vaulted ceiling, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a feature fireplace with a wood-burning stove.
There are two bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor providing the type of flexible accommodation that suits multi-generational living.
A useful utility room with a door to the side of the property ( ideal for wet dogs and muddy boots ) and further storage cupboards in the hallway complete the accommodation.
The first floor has a spacious landing that lends itself to being utilised as a study or somewhere to relax on a comfy sofa with a good book.
The master bedroom will not disappoint, with fitted wardrobes, an en-suite bathroom, and a Juliet balcony overlooking the carefully landscaped rear gardens with a pool and winding stream, it is a luxurious space to enjoy early mornings with a cup of tea and summer evenings listening to the birds.
Outside there is off-road parking to the front and a gravel path to the side leads to the stunning rear garden.
It is clear to see many hours have been spent creating a garden for all seasons, with wildflowers, mature trees, pretty shrubs, winding paths, and numerous seating areas there is something to please everyone. There is a vegetable garden in the orchard and plenty of storage too for the gardening tools.
A large terrace and swimming pool are enclosed by mature hedging and enjoy a southerly aspect, which is ideal for garden parties and al-fresco dining.
In addition to the pretty gated entrance on the left-hand side, there is gated access to the right that leads to the utility room, a bike store, and the stone-built home office/garden room.
The garden room itself offers further flexibility to be converted to an annex or additional living space that could be adjoined to the main house, subject to planning consent.
Stratton Audley is about 2.5 miles north-east of Bicester and about a quarter of a mile south of the A4421 Bicester to Buckingham road. The village has a church and a public house The Red Lion
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. Bicester Village Station offers a service to Oxford and 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 a historic market town with a wide range of shops, together with cafes, pubs, numerous restaurants, weekly markets, a Sainsburys supermarket and cinema complex.
Nearby Bicester Village is a dream destination for designer shopping with 170 luxury boutiques, and the latest addition to the retail park is a Marks and Spencer Food Hall.
- Barn Conversion
- Four Bedrooms
- Immaculately Presented
- Exceptional Gardens
- Off Road Parking
- Flexible Accommodation
- Rural Location
- Large Kitchen/Breakfast? family Room
- Short Drive To Commuter Links