Stratfield Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2

£1,595,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A stunning Victorian villa tastefully refurbished and extended by the current owner. The end result is simply exquisite with a mix of period features and interior design. Upon entering into the hallway, the sitting room can be found on the right hand side with a charming woodburning stove and encaustic style tiled hearth and painted surround, complimented by a feature wall and storage cupboards at either side. The windows have been fitted with New England style shutters giving privacy to the front. The room has been finished with a solid partridge wood parquet floor and ornate ceiling cornicing. Proceed through into the dining room/inner hall where a feature gas fire and wardrobe style storage can be found. The beautiful parquet flooring continues into this area. There is access into the wine cellar and a ground floor cloakroom. The inner hall opens up into the kitchen/dining room which is flooded with natural light from the vaulted ceiling lights. The luxury handmade kitchen has been fitted with marble work surfaces, under cupboard lighting, a white electric Aga and a centre island with an inset sink and seating. The floor has been finished in large tiles which extend out onto the garden terrace. There is space for separate dining and a living/lounging space with folding doors leading out onto the rear garden.

On the first floor is the light and airy main bedroom with double windows fitted again with New England shutters and an array of wardrobes. There is a concealed bespoke ensuite by an award winning bathroom designer with walk-in shower, floor to ceiling feature marble wall and contrasting marble floor, oval free standing bath, double vanity stand of Corion sinks and counter top, all finished tastefully with black matt fittings A further bedroom with bespoke ensuite shower can also be found on this floor. On the second floor there are further two bedrooms and a bespoke bathroom.

This property benefits from a basement studio apartment or separate home office, fully equipped with shower room and kitchen having its own separate entrance from the front, used by the current owner for holiday and long term lets.

Situation

Lying within this particularly sought after residential area of North Oxford, Stratfield Road is one of the side roads leading off the Banbury Road in Summertown. The City of Oxford with the Dreaming Spires is world renowned for its university and architectural beauty and has been home to royalty and scholars for over 800 years. Forming part of the North Oxford conservation area, Summertown is a lovely residential area with a high percentage of period properties. The property is superbly located with easy access to a wide range of schools including St Philip and St James, The Dragon, Summer Fields, Magdalen College, St. Edward's, Wychwood, Oxford High and Cherwell. The delightful University Parks and St. Giles are close by with access to the City centre and a vast array of facilities including theatres, museums, cinemas, shops and restaurants. There are frequent buses to the City centre and to Oxford mainline railway station and the new Oxford Parkway station with regular trains to London and beyond.

Outside

The property is approached via a pathway leading to the house and steps down to the basement studio. The pathway is part paved with Victorian style tiles. The main garden lies at the rear of the property accessed from the main kitchen living space via folding doors. The large tiles continue from the kitchen into the garden forming a terrace. The garden is mainly lawned with pretty planted beds and enclosed by timber fencing. Midway down the garden is a circular paved area for sitting and there is a separate paved dining area at the end of the garden and also a useful garden shed.

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