Lower End, Great Milton

£1,600,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
SITUATION Situated in the attractive and highly regarded village of Great Milton c. 8 miles south east of Oxford and c. 7 miles west of Thame. There are excellent communication links, including J7 and 8/8a of the M40 (2 miles away) providing easy access to London and the Midlands, there is a bus service to Oxford via Wheatley and for the commuter, there is a main line station at Haddenham and Thame parkway providing a regular fast train service to London Marylebone station. There is a first-class range of independent and preparatory schools in the area, including Magdalen, St Edwards, The Dragon, Headington Girls, Radley and Abingdon amongst others.

There are also comprehensive shopping facilities in the nearby town of Thame with its weekly market, or the city of Oxford has extensive shops, theatres, museums. Great Milton has a thriving and sociable village community and offers an excellent range of amenities including a primary school, two churches, village shop/post office, clubhouse and recreation ground, a community owned public house (The Bull), and for those special occasions the renowned restaurant, Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, a two Michelin-starred hotel and restaurant. The village is surrounded by delightful countryside with a network of footpaths and bridleways. The Oxfordshire Golf Club and the Waterstock Golf Club are nearby.

DESCRIPTION Pegswell House is a generous five bedroom family home offering stunning, unobstructed countryside views, multiple living spaces, unique design features and a central position in the highly sought-after South Oxfordshire village of Great Milton. This much loved family home was built in the 1930s and is discreetly positioned behind a stone wall, offering privacy from the road. It benefits from double driveway parking, a garage to the right of the house and double gates to the left, offering vehicular access to the garden and paddock beyond.

The property is ideal for both family living and entertaining. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and provides versatile living accommodation to include an atmospheric dining hall, with windows looking onto the split-level sitting room and steps down into the light and airy kitchen/family room with generous ceiling height, unhindered views and French doors opening out onto the garden. The 'Plain English' fitted kitchen boasts a gas fired Aga, Iroko wooden worktops and cross cut Italian travertine flooring. There is also a good size utility room and garden cloakroom with side door access. To the right of the kitchen is the sitting room, with Jetmaster working fireplace, built in shelving units, French doors and multiple windows, allowing light to flood into the room. Steps lead up to a balcony-snug reading area, separate study with garage access and inner hallway beyond with additional guest cloakroom. The ground floor benefits from underfloor heating throughout.

The first floor features a galleried landing with picture window overlooking the front driveway. There are three light-filled double bedrooms with ample storage and a family bathroom with reclaimed antique French bi-fold shutters, housing the airing cupboard. The master bedroom is of generous proportions and features a Juliet balcony and offers dramatic countryside views, along with an en-suite walk in shower with mother of pearl mosaic tiles and granite bathroom tops. The top floor features a fifth attic bedroom with space for a double, ample cupboard storage space and again stunning countryside views.

Pegswell House has an enviable garden of c.0.7 of an acre with dense herbaceous border, three seated areas, perfect for al fresco dining, raised vegetable beds and an orchard, with apple, pear, damson, greengage and cherry trees. Towards the bottom of the garden there is a sizeable shed and adjoining four acre paddock with water supply.

NB: Towards the bottom of the garden, there is a footpath leading to a disused well.

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Morgan & Associates

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