You enter into an enclosed entrance porch and on into the reception hall with stairs rising to the first floor. To your right is a formal drawing room which is triple aspect and has a fine open fireplace. To your left in what is the oldest part of the house, dating back to circa 1650, is a family sitting room looking out to the rear with another fine fireplace and a formal dining room partitioned by exposed timber framing looking out to the front. Continuing from the sitting room is another inner hall with a study to your right and the rooms to the left have recently been transformed with an updated of the kitchen which is open plan to a family dining room which is in turn opens to a family room at the rear over looking the garden. Off the family dining room is a conservatory looking out over the courtyard to the side.
Upstairs is expansive with seven bedrooms and three modern bathrooms, including a guest bedroom with en-suite facilities and a sumptuous master bedroom with built in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom and dressing area.
Appleford has a railway station on the Cherwell Valley Line with direct rail services to London Paddington in approximately 60 minutes and is also approximately two miles from the town of Didcot with its many amenities, mainline rail station with direct fast train services to London Paddington in approximately 45 minutes and access onto the A34, the M4 and the M40.
The neighbouring village of Sutton Courtenay has local shops and a post office, and there is a far wider choice of shops, sporting clubs, facilities and amenities including a Waitrose supermarket, in Abingdon on Thames that is only approximately 3.5 miles away.
There are primary schools in Sutton Courtenay and Long Wittenham as well as preparatory schools such as The Manor, Chandlings, Our Lady’s, Cothill and Moulsford nearby. The village is also ideally located for the world-renowned schools in and around Abingdon, which have a school bus that stops in the village, including Abingdon School, the Dragon, St Edwards, Summer Fields, Oxford High, The European School, St Helen & St Katherine, Our Lady’s and Radley College.
Outside there is a central lawn immediately to the front of the house with the driveway continuing around it. To your left is the former stable block and workshop, next door to which is a triple garage with scope, subject to planning, to convert to additional accommodation. Continuing to the left of the house is an outdoor pool and pool house with shower and changing facilities. The gardens are walled and laid to lawn with mature trees, including fruit trees, flower beds and vegetable areas. The drive way is owned by Barnards, and the cost of the upkeep of the drive is shared with neighbours as they have access along it to their properties.
The drive way is owned by Barnards. Cost of drive upkeep is shared with neighbours and they have access along it to their properties
master bedroom with en suite