Characterful detached 17th century farmhouse in peaceful location.
A spacious, detached period family home of immense character Grade II listed and believed to date from the 17th century. The property is full of period features including exposed beams, wide floor boards, vaulted ceilings, open fireplaces and wood burner. Occupying a peaceful setting in the hamlet with a gated driveway and large south facing gardens.
The house can be entered from the front or rear with a small entrance hall to the front. The reception rooms are numerous and spacious, with a lovely vaulted sitting room (formerly the shire barn), with exposed cross beams and braces, with a brick built feature open fireplace and both front and rear aspects and double doors onto the rear terrace. To the other side of the house are three interconnecting reception rooms with a central reception room with stairs to the first floor and an array of exposed ceiling beams. To the rear, steps lead down to the family room with further exposed beams, a corner display unit, door to the rear terrace and garden views. To the front is the office (formerly the dairy) with door to the frontage and a cloakroom adjacent. The dining room and kitchen are beside each other both with parquet floors and exposed ceiling beams. The dining room has a wonderful inglenook fireplace with a log burner and door to the entrance hall. The kitchen has a range of units with a central island as a breakfast bar, there is a built in dishwasher and an electric four oven Aga with gas/electric module. Utility areas include a sizeable utility/boot room with external door to front and rear, a boiler room with WC and a walk in larder. To the far side of the sitting room is a partially converted barn which has planning permission to be incorporated into the house to provide further reception, bathroom and bedroom space over two floors or an annexe.
On the first floor the generous L shaped landing has storage cupboards and leads to the five bedrooms. The principal bedroom is generous and part vaulted, with views to the front and over the rear garden, leading through to a dressing room with en suite shower room beyond. Two of the secondary bedrooms have built in wardrobes, another, exposed wide floorboards, and the remaining bedroom is part vaulted with exposed wall timbers and inset book shelving. A large family bath/shower room serves these bedrooms, with exposed wide floorboards, a free-standing roll top bath and a separate shower cubicle.
Allnutts Farm is approached through electric wooden gates onto a pavioured drive leading up to a parking area and detached double garage with store room above. To the rear of the house is a sunny terrace area to the whole length of the property with a variety of climbers and shrubs. Steps lead up to a large expanse of lawn with further shrub borders interspersed with mature trees such as Silver Birch, Cedar, variegated Holly and Cherry. The boundaries are enclosed by wall, fence and hedging and offers a great degree of seclusion.
Approaching half an acre in all.
All times and distances are approximate and correct at the time of writing.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Private gas supply central heating.
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Charming period farmhouse full of character in an attractive Oxfordshire hamlet.Chris Moorhouse