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Believed to have been built c.1913, this delightful 4 double bedroom detached family home has been built in an Edwardian style with many period features. These include open fireplaces, high ceilings and wooden sash windows. To the ground floor there are three light and airy receptions rooms, including the sitting room to the front with open fireplace and attractive bay window. The dining room has original wooden floors and open fire place, with large bay window and wooden doors leading to the inner hall connected to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen and dual aspect family room were extended in 2001 to the rear creating spacious family accommodation with sprung wooden floors. The kitchen has been refitted to include solid wood worktops, built in Bosch dishwasher, AEG cooker with electric hob and extractor over. A dining area has been created with window seats overlooking the rear garden. Downstairs also features a utility room with tiled floor and storage cupboards.
On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, including the master bedroom with ensuite shower room. The front two bedrooms have fireplaces, built in cupboards and large sash windows. The family bathroom has been refitted in the last three years to include a neutral white suite and airing cupboard containing a gas fired boiler.
On the second floor there is a further double bedroom with ensuite shower room and built in cupboards. There are also cupboards with access to the roof space and eaves storage.
Islip is an attractive and desirable village in a conservation area just 5 miles outside of Oxford with a beautiful church, local infant/primary school & art centre, railway station and a health centre. The large and well stocked playground and village cricket pitch together with the village hall/local shop and two traditional pubs create a thriving and welcoming local community. Running through the village is the River Ray and surrounding the village is lovely countryside with an extensive network of footpaths and bridleways. The village currently benefits from its own link to Oxford Mainline and Bicester Village Stations and from October 2015, there will be a new direct rail service opening from Islip to London Marylebone and Oxford on the new Chiltern Line. The M40 can be accessed at (J8) and (J9) and the A34 is approximately 1.5 miles distant. Both Heathrow Airport and Birmingham International airport are accessible within approximately one hour by car. There are school bus services to the Gosford Hill Secondary School and many of the private schools in Oxford. The historic City of Oxford provides a more comprehensive selection of shopping, leisure and educational facilities.
The garden to the front of the property is mainly laid to lawn with gravel pathway to the front door and to the side entrance to the garden that could be used as parking. The southerly facing rear garden is well established and mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders, patio and decking areas. Bordered by tall hedges, trees and stone walls the garden is well enclosed and features a stone outbuilding with generous room for storage.
Master Bedroom ensuite
2 further Bedrooms on First floor
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