Yarnells Hill, Oxford, OX2

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A substantial detached house with a very versatile layout covering 3,412 sq ft, with a double garage and large gardens.

The property is set in a commanding position at the top of Yarnells Hill and on nearly a third of an acre plot with a west facing rear garden. It enjoys generous lateral space over two floors with five adaptable reception rooms on the ground floor. It also possesses a good deal of charm with an arched stone door surround at the front, herringbone parquet flooring and working fireplace. An entrance hall leads to the principal reception rooms, those being a sitting room, dining room and a kitchen/breakfast room. Beyond the kitchen is a utility room, a garden room and converted garage which works well as a playroom or ground floor bedroom. This wing of the house could also be easily adapted to make ancillary accommodation. At the opposite end of the house and off the sitting room is another room which links with the garage via an internal door,could be used as a gym or a studio. On the first floor are five well proportioned bedrooms with a main bedroom that has a dressing area and en suite. The second bedroom has an en suite shower room, and there is a family bathroom. Part of the roof space has been converted to provide another useful living space with Velux windows.

Most notable is the generous grounds that the house occupies with a driveway for several cars at the front and a sizeable mature rear garden in all extending to 0.3 acres. From the road the house is very private with an array of mature shrubs and trees protecting it. There is a double garage that links with the house internally. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn flanked by well established trees and a mature hedge around its border. There is a large patio dining area at the rear of the house and a block paved path leading to the garden sheds.

Vale of White Horse District Council. Tax Band G

Located to the south west of Oxford city centre, Yarnells Hill is an elevated and highly-regarded residential area close to the countryside of Boars Hill and Cumnor village yet only a short commute from the city centre. Nearby Botley village offers a wide range of day-to day amenities including boutique and high street shopping in the Square, West Way, Elms Parade and Botley Mills together with numerous cafes and restaurants. There are more extensive shopping, commercial, leisure and educational facilities in Oxford city centre. Communication links are excellent with local bus services to the city centre, Oxford train station offering regular services to central London in a little over forty five minutes and easy access to the A34 linking to Newbury and the M4 and to the M40 connecting to London and Birmingham. The area offers a wide range of schooling including North Hinksey C of E Primary School and Matthew Arnold School together with several grammar schools and a good selection of independent schools including Oxford International College, Christ Church Cathedral School, Cherwell College, Oxford Sixth Form College, New College, Magdalen College, Wychwood, d'Overbroecks's and Dragon School.

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John D Wood

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