West Street, Sparsholt, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9PS | Property for sale | Savills
310.85 sq m(3,346 sq ft)
Excess of £1,395,000

West StreetSparsholt, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9PS

    Key features

    • Village centre location
    • Convenient for village pub
    • Excellent road links
    • Glorious surrounding countryside
    • Riding and outdoor pursuit opportunities

    Handsome detached village house with wonderful gardens and garaging.

    About this property

    • A substantial and imposing detached country home, constructed in 1999 in a traditional style with wonderfully proportioned rooms with high ceilings and large windows. Sitting centrally in its plot, there are gardens to the front and rear and a detached double garage with adjoining studio.
      Generous accommodation is offered on the ground floor, with an elegant triple aspect drawing room which leads to both the garden room and the reception hall. The latter gives the impression of space, with a staircase leading up to a galleried landing. There is also a dining room, a sitting room and a fully fitted kitchen with movable central island, with an adjoining utility room.
      The first floor offers a sizeable principal bedroom with fitted cupboards and an en suite shower room. Across the landing are three further bedrooms, one with en suite shower room, plus a family bathroom. The fifth bedroom is currently used as a study.

      Set behind high hedging and approached through wrought iron gates, Foxcombe House is a most attractive country home with a driveway providing generous parking in front of the detached double garage. Adjoining this is a studio which could serve as a home office. There are various stores/sheds offering excellent storage.
      The rear garden is beautifully landscaped and stocked with profuse flower borders and a wide variety of shrubs and trees, with various walkways. A sizeable terrace adjacent to the house is the perfect place for relaxing and entertaining.
      There is a pretty summerhouse in the garden which endearingly serves as the station for the garden railway which runs around both gardens and would offer hours of endless fun for a railway enthusiasts.

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    Traditional in style, this handsome house is at the centre of the village and just around the corner from the popular pub, with glorious surrounding countryside on the doorstep. The endearing garden railway runs around both gardens and would offer hours of endless fun for railway enthusiasts.

    Deborah GiacobbiProperty agent

    Local information

    • The property is enviably located in the heart of the pretty village of Sparsholt. The village boasts a parish church and the recently renovated popular Star Inn, associated with the renowned Woodspeen restaurant close to Newbury. The market towns of Faringdon (9 miles) and Wantage (3 miles) offer a range of amenities, with more extensive amenities further afield in Oxford (17 miles), Newbury (20 miles) and Swindon (19 miles).
    • Set amidst glorious countryside, the surrounding area offers endless walking, cycling and riding opportunities. Newbury, Oxford and Didcot provide mainline rail services, with the latter offering fast trains from Didcot Parkway to London in under 40 minutes with a direct connection to the Elizabeth Line for cross city travel.
    • The area offers a wide range of schools including Pinewood School, St. Hugh's, The Manor Prep School, St Helen and St Katherine, Abingdon School, in addition to those in Oxford.

    Additional information

    • Mains electricity and water.
    • Private drainage.
    • Oil fired central heating.
    • Directions: Sat Nav OX12 9PS
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H