Savills | Bampton Road, Black Bourton, Bampton, Oxfordshire, OX18 2PD | Property for sale
394 sq m
Guide price £1,650,000(€1,817,127)

Bampton RoadBlack Bourton, Bampton, Oxfordshire, OX18 2PD

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Spacious house with scope to improve
  • Mature gardens giving great privacy
  • Tree lined drive
  • Attached fields ideal for horses or livestock
  • Wonderful location for children to grow up

An impressive and individual family house in need of some updating in rural location with extensive paddocks, garden and grounds.

About this property

  • Abbotts Ground is a spacious, light and airy family house that was built in 1989 in Cotswold stone under a tiled roof. Set back from the road in its own secluded garden and grounds of about 2 acres, it is attached to further land giving a total of about 22.82 acres.

    The house has lots of character and was thoughtfully designed; a welcoming reception hall leads to all the reception rooms and the impressive shallow rise and turn staircase. The drawing room is well proportioned and double aspect with exposed beams, an open fireplace, Jetmaster grate and Adam style mantelpiece and surround. There are doors to the terrace that stretch around the garden side of the house. The sitting room, a comfortable room, also with an open fireplace, Jetmaster grate with doors leading in to the conservatory and then out to the terrace. The dining room is double aspect and leads to the breakfast room, again with terrace access, leading through to the kitchen with utility room beyond which provides covered access to the garages.

    On the first floor is the generously proportioned principal bedroom suite with a bathroom and a dressing room. There is also a guest bedroom with en suite bathroom and 2 further double bedrooms, family shower room, a study/ nursery and a large airing cupboard. The loft space is extensive with natural light and may offer scope for conversion.

    The mature garden is south and west facing and with an interesting range of mature trees, shrubs, borders, expansive lawns, wild flower area, fish pond and sitting out areas.

    The paddocks are all in permanent pasture with two access points, stock proof fencing and a water supply. A further feature is the attractive Shill Brook which flows along a belt of trees on the northern boundary.

    Mains water and electricity are connected to the property.
    Oil-fired central heating. Private drainage. Fibre optic broadband available subject to connection.

    Occupancy Condition
    The occupation of Abbotts Ground shall be for those either in agriculture and/or private equestrian.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

It is so rare these days to find such a wonderful family house with so much land.

Huw WarrenProperty agent

Local information

  • Abbotts Ground is situated on the edge of the small West Oxfordshire village of Black Bourton with its 12th century church which is surrounded by attractive open countryside with numerous walks.
  • The villages of Bampton and Clanfield (both about 2 miles) provide extensive amenities with primary schools, shops including butchers, post office, mini supermarket, doctor's surgery, library and public houses.
  • The market towns of Faringdon and Burford are within easy reach. The thriving town of Witney has a wide range of shops including supermarkets, secondary schools, hospital and sports centres.
  • In addition there are many well respected schools, both state and private, within the vicinity.
  • Local points of interest include Cotswold Wildlife Park and there is golf at Burford, Frilford and Cirencester. Sailing at the Cotswold Water Park and other aquatic pursuits on the nearby River Thames. There are theatres in Oxford, Startford- upon-Avon, Bath, Cheltenham, Chipping Norton with racing at Newbury and Cheltenham. A good range of public houses and restaurants are closeby.
  • Oxford and the busy commercial centre of Swindon both offer road and rail connections to London, Bristol and Birmingham. Alternatively, Didcot Parkway Station provides frequent commuter services to London Paddington with journey times from 45 minutes.
  • Access to the wider road network is via the M5 at Cheltenham, the M40 at Oxford and the M4 at Swindon.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the market town of Bampton take the A4095 towards Clanfield. After about half a mile turn right signposted Black Bourton. Abbotts Ground is on the right on entering the village after about one mile, the gated entrance has stone pillars and a cattle grid.
  • EPC Rating = D