Savills | Radcot, Bampton, OX18 2SX | Property for sale
Guide price £1,300,000(€1,504,976)

RadcotBampton, OX18 2SX

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in March 2021
  • Income from 26 Moorings (let on annual leases)
  • Immaculate, 3 bedroom cottage
  • about 1.87 acres with close to 1000ft of river frontage
  • Countryside views

Rare and idyllic Thames Island setting with cottage and moorings

About this property

  • This delightful Grade II listed cottage with glorious views sits tucked away in an enviable position on an island with the River Thames meandering around its boundary. The cottage has been completely renovated by the present owners. Downstairs offers a generous sized kitchen with hand built oak units and a range cooker, and a large sitting/living room with wood burning stove. The utility room also doubles as a useful shower room. Upstairs, the master bedroom with walk through wardrobe has double doors opening onto a balcony with views all round. The internal oak doors and oak winder staircase were hand crafted locally.

    A decked terrace wraps around two sides of the cottage and looks out onto the delightful private garden, with mature trees and a wild flower area leading down to the river and private mooring. There are also two single garages, raised vegetable beds and a pretty mature rose hedge to the front of the property.

    The separate meadow with 25 moorings is sensitively screened by natural hedging. There is also a wooden garden shed and hard standing. The moorings are let out an annual leases and generate an income of about £25,000 per annum. Further information regarding management and income can be obtained from Savills.

    The property is available as a whole or in 2 lots. Lot 1 and 2 are available together at £1,300,000 or Lot 1 on its own at £950,000.

    Lot 1 is the cottage, 0.49 acre of private garden and single mooring.

    Lot 2: The Whole 1.86 acre site with Cottage, mooring and the meadow with 25 moorings.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

With 26 moorings, countryside views and 1.85 acres of an island on the Thames, this is more than messing about on the river, it's living the dream, surely.

Charles Elsmore-WickensProperty agent

Local information

  • Radcot is a small hamlet sitting at an historic crossing of the River Thames. The Swan pub is situated just across the river and the nearby villages of Clanfield and Bampton offer a variety of amenities, including a Post Office, shop, bakery, church, primary school, pub, supermarket, doctors surgery and butchers.
  • There is a variety of state and private schools in the area.
  • Oxford and Swindon offer road and rail connections to London, Bristol and Birmingham. Didcot Parkway provides frequent train services to London Paddington.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Oxford take the A420 towards Swindon. After 15 miles turn right to Faringdon. Take the A4095 towards Clanfield and Bampton. After 3 miles, the turning into the property can be found on the left after the first small bridge.
  • EPC Exempt