Tel: 01367 240356
£1,100,000 Sold STC
A substantial detached family home, situated in a rural location just outside the historic market town of Faringdon and enjoying far-reaching views over surrounding countryside. Oldfield is complemented by its own well tended landscaped gardens, ample parking and a separate pool room. The well-presented and characterful accommodation is both light and spacious and includes a double-height oak-framed entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor. The main reception rooms include a drawing room with fireplace and
wood-burning stove, a study, a dining room with French doors on to the rear garden and an oak-framed garden room. There is an impressive family kitchen/breakfast room, complete with wood-burning stove, gas-fired Aga, an electric oven, integral microwave, dishwasher and gas hob with fire and steamer. Also on the ground floor are a utility room, cloakroom and a large family room which has been designed in such a way that it could easily be converted into annexe accommodation.
On the first floor is a large landing/study area/library with fitted shelving and the master bedroom enjoys dual aspect with a window seat, fitted wardrobes and en suite shower room. There is a guest bedroom with en suite shower room, three further double bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Outside, the tree-lined driveway provides ample parking and leads to the double garage at the rear of the property. Adjacent to the garage is a separate detached pool room witha heated 14m swimming pool and changing/shower room. The gardens are predominantly south-facing and attractively landscaped to include large areas of lawn with well-stocked flower and shrub borders. A terrace leads off the drawing room and an additional terrace has been attractively landscaped to include a water feature, fireplace, pergola and summerhouse.
The historic market town of Faringdon, dating back at least to the 12th century, has a thriving community and amenities such as the Leisure Centre, Library, Faringdon Community College, Junior and Infant schools as well as The Old Station Nursery, doctors' and dentists' surgeries and a Family Centre. Buses travel from the town to private schools at Abingdon.
The Tower on Folly Hill was built by Lord Berners in 1935 and affords panoramic views across four counties. For over 20 years, the town has been twinned with Le Mêle-sur-Sarthe in France and in 2004, Faringdon became the first Fairtrade town in the South East of England. The town is served by the Stagecoach 66 bus which runs a half-hourly service through much of the day from Swindon to Oxford and back. The town is also ideally positioned for the A420, leading to the A34, M40 and M4 and mainline railway services from Swindon, Oxford and Didcot Parkway.