Hampton Gay, Kidlington OX5

Hampton Gay, Kidlington OX5

2 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Baths | Character Property

Guide price £475,000
Tackley 2.5 miles
Hampton Gay Turn 0.8 miles
Shipton on Cherwell Turn 0.8 miles

A charming two bedroomed semi-detached cottage set in an idyllic location in the small village of Hampton Gay enjoying an extensive tiered rear garden with river frontage and riparian rights.

DESCRIPTION
River Cottage is a pretty semi-detached property located in the small village of Hampton Gay. The village is accessed from the village road down a single track lane and is surrounded by open countryside. The appealing cottage has a welcoming dining room with doors leading to the sitting room, kitchen and stairway. The light filled living room has 3 multi pane windows to the front and benefits from a working stone fireplace. The kitchen is to the rear of the property and has door access to the rear paved terrace and fabulous garden beyond. There is a sink base unit with space for a washing machine, fridge freezer and cooker and wall space for freestanding cupboards/dresser. A useful boiler room/pantry is located next to the back door. On the first floor there are two adjoining bedrooms, both with generous vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and attractive pitched dormer windows. These rooms could readily be reinstated to give three bedrooms if required. There is a family bathroom on the first floor and wet room to the ground floor.

OUTSIDE
To the rear of the house is a fabulous tiered garden which steps down to the river at the far end. Predominantly laid to lawn the generously proportioned garden benefits from a stone outbuilding and smoke house with wood store. There is a paved entertaining terrace to the rear of the house and gravel parking area to the side. The rear aspect is truly stunning with far reaching views over open countryside beyond the river.

The property benefits from riparian rights.

There is scope to extend the property to the rear subject to the necessary consents.

LOCATION
Surrounded by beautiful open countryside the lovely village of Hampton Gay is conveniently located just five miles from Oxford and with excellent links to the A34 and the M40. There is a regular bus service from the end of the lane and Oxford Parkway is a 10 minute drive away (under 5 miles) with regular trains to Marylebone. The neighbouring village of Hampton Poyle has a church and a highly regarded gastro-pub, The Bell. More comprehensive amenities can be found in nearby Kidlington. Primary schools are available in the neighbouring villages of Bletchingdon and Kirtlington, with secondary schooling in both Kidlington and Woodstock. There are many excellent private schools in the city of Oxford, which is within an easy drive.

Please note, although not listed, the cottage is considered to be within the curtilage of the Grade II listed building opposite.

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Situational Details
Property attributes
Semi Detached
Era
Period
Parking available
Off Street Parking
Additional attributes
Character Property Garden
Locality
Rural
Tenure
Freehold
Energy Efficiency Rating
F
Carter Jonas reference
OXF190078
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