Rear Elevation
528.71 sq m(5,691 sq ft)
Guide price £2,000,000

WilcoteChipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 3EA

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in February 2020
  • Wonderful countryside views
  • Peaceful setting
  • Tennis court and paddock
  • About 6.4 acres in total

Enchanting Cotswold country house with views.

About this property

  • Situated in a prominent position within the hamlet, next to the
    church, Wilcote Grange adjoins and overlooks the Cotswold

    The principal dwelling of a large farmstead which has since been divided, Wilcote Grange has origins dating to the late 17th century with further 18th and 19th century alterations.
    Constructed of coursed limestone with a Stonesfield slate roof and attached to Wilcote Grange Barn at the rear, the property is Grade II listed.

    The property retains a wealth of original features from each era, including the flagstones and large inglenook fireplaces, to the high ceilings, sash windows and shutters, ceiling cornicing and deep skirting boards.

    Accommodation over three floors lends itself to family living
    and entertaining. With two staircases, formal reception rooms, a farmhouse kitchen, some grand bedrooms with en suite bathrooms on the first floor and three further bedrooms on
    the second floor, which are ideal for children and teenagers.

    Having been clearly very much enjoyed by the current owners
    for many years, Wilcote Grange will benefit from some updating, and offers a wonderful opportunity for the next

    Outbuildings, gardens and grounds: A detached timber clad garage block includes double closed garage, two open bay areas, workshop and first floor store room accessed via an external staircase. There is also a green house and summer house. Wilcote Grange is accessed along a private gravel drive to ample parking. Gardens and grounds extend to about 2.74 acres and include formal lawns, terraces, a tennis court (in need of repair), fruit cages, vegetable gardens and an orchard. Viewed from the terraces and front lawns of the house, is an adjacent paddock of about 3.66 acres, which is gated and has a water supply.

    Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil-fired boiler and Aga.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This charming home has clearly been loved and enjoyed by the current owners. I'm sure whoever lives here next will do the same.

Charles Elsmore-WickensProperty agent

Local information

  • Wilcote is a hamlet situated about four miles north of Witney in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. The hamlet is made up of
  • a scattering of dwellings including St. Peter's Church of Norman origins, and a manor house. The neighbouring village of Ramsden is just one mile away, with The Royal Oak public house, tennis club, village hall and playing fields.
  • Everyday amenities are close by at Charlbury, Woodstock
  • and the market town of Witney. More extensive facilities are
  • found in Oxford and Cheltenham.
  • There is a good choice of schools in the area including primary schools in Finstock, Stonesfield and North Leigh, and state secondary in Witney, Burford and Chipping Norton. Local independent schools include Kingham Hill, St. Hugh's, Cokethorpe, Kitebrook, Tudor Hall, Bloxham School and the well regarded schools in Oxford.

Additional information

  • Directions: Take the A40 from Oxford (sign posted Cheltenham). A short distance after Eynsham, take the right turn at Bernard Gate following the road towards East End. At the small junction with the A4095, cross over in the direction of Finstock. At the next cross roads turn left to Wilcote and Ramsden. The drive to Wilcote Grange is found on the left, just before St. Peter's Church.
  • EPC Exempt