An exquisite and unique five bedroom residence built to an impeccable standard within the last 5 years. The house features exposed oak beams and woodwork throughout, providing a wonderful mix of traditional style with contemporary open plan living space and the convenience of a modern property, and is finished with distinctive fixtures and fittings including a bespoke handmade kitchen and luxurious copper bath and basins. The property sits in a quiet location behind electric gates on a private lane within an exclusive enclave of only 4 individual properties. The extensive accommodation is in excess of 5,000 square feet, with planning permission granted for further rear extension. The immaculate accommodation includes: entrance lobby, reception hall, sitting room, open plan dining/family room, kitchen, utility room, WC, main bedroom with en-suite, guest bedroom with en-suite, three further double bedrooms, family bathroom and double carport. EPC Rating B.
Frimley House is situated on the edge of the pretty village of Aston Upthorpe among many period and character properties. The village, together with its twin Aston Tirrold, was featured in the Domesday Book and is just 3 miles from the ancient Ridgeway Path and the Berkshire Downs. The Astons have a varied history, originating as a farming community, with a more recent high profile in the equestrian world, at one time housing multiple stud farms breeding race horses. It has three early churches, a pub, repairs garage, visiting post office as well as a good village hall and recreation ground which host many of the activities and clubs which thrive in this vibrant community. There are some fine schools nearby including Moulsford Prep School and Cranford House, and a wide choice of schools in and around Oxford and Abingdon including Cothill, Chandlings Manor, The Dragon, Abingdon School, Headington, St Edward's (Oxford) and Radley (near Abingdon). Wycombe Abbey Downe House, Bradfield and Pangbourne College are also within easy reach. South Moreton has a thriving primary school for the catchment of the Astons. Aston Upthorpe has good access to the mainline railway station of Didcot (4 miles), with London Paddington accessible in under 45 mins. There are also frequent fast services to Oxford, Reading, Swindon and Bristol. The A34 is about 5 miles away connecting to the M4 and wider motorway network. The Thameside market town of Wallingford is just 3 miles distant, providing local shops including a Waitrose, pubs, restaurants and doctor's, dentist's and a community hospital. There are miles of outstanding walking and riding across the neighbouring Berkshire Downs. For further details please visit www.theastons.net.
An oversized oak door opens into an entrance lobby with a WC and glazed double doors into the reception hall. The ground floor reception spaces feature a wealth of exposed oak beams and woodwork, affording a classic and traditional style. Dual sliding glass doors lead into a sitting room with French doors to the side and a wood burner with exposed brick surround. The reception hall also leads into an open plan dining and family room space, with a feature 360 degree turning cast iron wood burner and double sets of French doors to the garden. The kitchen is bespoke and handmade by Griggs and Mackay with a central island with a mix of marble and oak worktop. The kitchen is cleverly designed with disguised storage cupboards, a walk in pantry, butler sink, integral dishwasher, space for an American style fridge/freezer and an electric 3-oven AGA Total Control with an integrated conventional electric double oven and gas hob. Double sets of oak bifolding doors open to the rear terrace, allowing a real sense of indoor/outdoor living. Off the kitchen there is also a feature glass fronted wine store room (with plumbing in situ to install temperature controls if required) and double glazed doors into a lobby with access to both a utility room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and additional sink, and a door to the carport. To complete the ground floor accommodation there is a side aspect study with built in cupboards.
A turning staircase with a hand carved banister and full drop window leads to the first floor landing with a full height vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. The principal bedroom is a superb and elegant suite with ample and flexible space for both sleeping and living areas. A dressing area has fitted glass fronted wardrobes, and glazed double doors lead into a luxurious en-suite with a feature William Holland copper and nickel roll top bath, large walk in shower with rain cloud shower head, and tiled heated bench. The guest suite has a full height vaulted ceiling with a Juliet balcony with double sets of French doors overlooking the rear garden. There is again a luxury en-suite, with a freestanding bath and walk in shower and linen cupboard, and a staircase that leads to a mezzanine level, with a versatile space which could be used as a dressing room, gym or personal study area, and in turn leads to a walk in attic storage space. The first floor offers three further double bedrooms, all with high ceilings and exposed woodwork, and the family bathroom has a freestanding bath and separate walk in shower.
An electric gate opens to a gravelled drive leading to the double carport. The front is bounded by a mix of brick wall and timber fencing. To the side there is a timber built shed with double doors.
The rear garden has a southwesterly orientation, and is laid to a gently sloping lawn. A natural stone patio is adjacent to both the family room and kitchen. A gravelled path leads around the side of the property with a pretty cottage herb garden.
Planning permission has been granted for a triple storey rear extension (including subterranean cinema room), and the addition of skylights to the main bedroom.
South Oxfordshire District Council. 01491 823000. Council tax band G. Gas fired central heating. Mains water and drainage. Rainwater recycling system. Remainder of 10 year new home warranty.
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