4 bedroom Detached House for sale
Abingdon Road, Culham, Abingdon, OX14
Set in private grounds of c1.1 acres, accessed by a gated driveway, Huntsmans Cottage offers luxurious living within the Oxfordshire countryside. Originally built in the late 1780s, this Georgian family home has a wealth of character and exposed timbers with four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a detached leisure complex with swimming pool, Jacuzzi, changing room, games room and kitchen plus a detached double garage with office above. All framed by wonderfully maintained gardens. One mile from Abingdon-on-Thames, 5 miles from Didcot Parkway and 10 miles from central Oxford. EPC Rating E.
Culham village is on the river Thames and enjoys the benefits of Culham pre-school and primary school as well as being very close to the European School. There is a regular bus service to Abingdon, Didcot, Milton Park and Harwell. Abingdon-on-Thames is located 2 miles from Culham, which is a historic market town on the banks on the river with many highly regarded schools. Amenities include pubs and restaurants, gyms, a leisure centre, Waitrose and Tesco and an abbey with beautiful grounds on the banks of the Thames. Abingdon is well placed for transport links, with the A34 providing quick access both north and south. Didcot mainline station is just 5 miles away with a fast link to London Paddington in approximately 45 minutes and trains from Oxford to London Paddington taking about an hour. For local commutes, Culham railway station (approx 1.5m) provides quick and convenient access to Oxford City.
The spacious accommodation is full of character and has oak beams, good head height, exposed brickwork, craftsman oak timber work and a high standard of finish with all rooms having lovely views over the gardens.
Entrance porch into reception hall
Spacious triple aspect sitting room with brick built fireplace with wood burner and exposed beams
Dining room with polished brick floor, two full height windows overlooking the garden, exposed beams, step up to the inner lobby, door through to
Study with double doors to terrace and garden
Kitchen/breakfast room with extensive range of wall and base cabinets with an island providing further workspace and a breakfast bar. Integrated oven, hob, microwave/grill and dishwasher. Nobel range cooker, stable door to
Utility room, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, base and wall cabinets, back door to garden
Stairs rise to the first floor
Superb double aspect master suite with built-in wardrobes, dressing area and en-suite shower with underfloor heating and power shower
Three further bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room
Family bathroom with underfloor heating, whirlpool bath, separate walk-in shower and a heated towel rail.
A long gated driveway leads up to the large parking area and up to the detached double garage with cloakroom and stairs up to the useful home office space. The manicured lawns sweep up to the main house where there are richly planted flower beds and a paved terrace to the front door. There is a wishing well and level lawns surrounding the house edged with herbaceous borders and mature trees and shrubs giving privacy and seclusion. There is a paved terrace to the rear of the house and a footpath leading to Culham High Street. The Leisure Complex has over 3,000 sq ft of accommodation and comprises a stunning indoor pool with wooden-clad vaulted ceiling, landscaped poolside gardens and a Jacuzzi. There is an indoor entertaining area and a covered terrace perfect for year round entertaining. With a summer house and decked area overlooking a Koi pond, the part-walled grounds have been lovingly maintained by the current owners. The gardens and grounds amount to 1.25 acres.
Main electricity, water and drainage. Oil central heating for the house and leisure complex.
South Oxfordshire District Council, www.southoxon.gov.uk.
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