Savills | Souldern, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX27 7HS | Property for sale
3,255 sq ft(302.40 sq m)
Offers over £1,450,000

SouldernBicester, Oxfordshire, OX27 7HS

    Key features

    • Unique barn conversion
    • Hillside setting surrounded by countryside
    • Open plan modern living
    • Far reaching view
    • Bicester station (seven miles) trains to London Marylebone

    Contemporary barn surrounded by countryside.

    About this property

    • Foxhill Barn is a unique contemporary barn conversion, snuggled into the hillside, surrounded by open fields and thus benefits from the far-reaching views around it. It offers huge amounts of open plan living space with a beautifully constructed gable end ,completely fitted with glass sliding doors allowing plenty of natural light to stream into the west side of the barn, benefitting from the rural views.

      The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with sleek contemporary wall and base units with matching island breakfast bar. There is a five -ring induction hob, a three oven Stoves cooker, Blanco double sink unit and fitted Bosch dishwasher. The Clearview wood burner provides a focal point between the kitchen and sitting room, whereby there is plenty of room for relaxed seating. Further living accommodation includes a separate dining room with double glass doors leading out on to the terrace and study which has dual aspect windows, making the perfect home office. The cinema room which could also be used as a fifth bedroom is fitted with projector and is a lovely addition for extra entertaining. There is also a very useful utility room with fitted Bosch dishwasher and cupboards, sink and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. There are four spacious bedrooms, and family bathroom. The principal bedroom has double glass doors out on to the terrace and incorporates a dressing room with fitted cupboards and an en suite with separate shower and roll top bath. Bedrooms two and three have high ceilings and benefit with en suite facilities. The fourth bedroom has a large south facing window which could also be used as a children's playroom or second study.

      Outside the property is enclosed with stone walling and post and rail fencing. Fabulous views dominate the space, with plenty of lawn area to stretch out on. There has been some recent planting with young fruit trees, however there is plenty of scope for further landscaping. The wonderful decked terrace wraps around two sides of the property providing plenty of al fresco entertaining spaces to watch the sunset and sunrise. There is a log shed for storage and space for a car port or garage subject to the relevant planning consents. There is plenty of hard standing for vehicles to be stored.

      This house offers the perfect hideaway for those looking to be in a private rural location.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I love the way this barn provides so much open space internally. It offers such commutable ease yet benefits from the exceptional rural countryside surrounding it.

    Sophie GannonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Situated between the villages of Souldern and Somerton. These villages lie on the Oxfordshire/Northamptonshire border. Souldern is full of attractive stone period houses with a central village pond, parish church and public house. Other local facilities can be found at Deddington (6 miles), including a post office, shops, restaurants and public houses. The nearby market towns of Bicester (7 miles) and Banbury (8 miles), together with the university city of Oxford (19.1 miles), provide wider facilities.
    • Soho Farmhouse at Great Tew is approximately seven miles away. The local primary schools is Fritwell Primary School with secondary education available at Bicester or Banbury. Local private schools include Winchester House, Stowe, Bloxham and Tudor Hall, in addition to a number in Oxford including The Dragon, St Edwards, Magdelen, Oxford High and Headington Girls.
    • The area is conveniently situated for access to the M40 (junction 10) leading to Birmingham to the north and London to the south. The railway station at Bicester North provides train services to London Marylebone, and the Midlands. There is also a local station at Upper Heyford to Oxford and London Paddington. Local Leisure facilities include golf at Tadmarton and Chipping Norton, horse racing at Stratford upon Avon and Warwick, plus theatre at Oxford and Chipping Norton.
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • There is a bridleway which runs along the drive and the farmer has a right of way over the drive.
    • Council Tax Band - G
    • EPC Rating = E
    • Tenure = Freehold