Taston, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 3JL | Property for sale | Savills
3,757 sq ft(349.04 sq m)
Guide price £2,000,000(€2,336,992)

TastonChipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 3JL

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Well appointed barn in edge of hamlet setting
  • Versatile, spacious and light accommodation
  • Impressive drawing room with countryside views
  • Walled garden and paddock grazing
  • Integral single garage with workshop/storage
  • In all about 1.4 acres

Modern versatile living with delightful views.

About this property

  • Positioned on the edge of the hamlet, the property is of local Cotswold stone construction under a slate roof. Taston Barn was converted in 1993 and offers versatile, spacious and light accommodation.

    Arranged on ground and first floors the property offers well presented modern day accommodation whilst retaining elements of its history and charm including exposed timbers and attractive stone walling.

    Modern fixtures and fittings particularly to kitchen and bathrooms. Double glazing throughout. Lutron interior scenic lighting.

    Bedroom one on the ground floor, being the principal bedroom, has a spacious en suite bath/shower room with under floor heating, vaulted ceiling, extensive bedroom furniture and French windows opening to front and thereby offering far reaching views across the Evenlode valley. The adjoining study can easily be adapted to a dressing room.

    Kitchen has a range of built-in appliances including two oven Aga, four ring electric hob, built in convection oven, microwave and hot drawer, refrigerator and dishwasher, Quooker boiling water tap and waste disposal unit.

    The reception rooms are distinctly light, spacious and, being predominately open plan, flow into one another making for ideal entertaining and allowing parents and children to have their own space.

    The drawing room is a particular feature with vaulted ceiling, French windows to courtyard, feature window on the western elevation, open fireplace with Clearview wood burning stove and arched alcoves to either side. From here one can take in the lovely views across the paddock towards Spelsbury church and the Evenlode valley beyond.

    Bedrooms to the first floor have built-in wardrobes and storage cupboards.

    The property is approached via a five bar timber gate which opens to a shingle driveway, parking and turning area to the rear. From here steps lead to a paved south facing courtyard which can be accessed from five doors, namely the drawing room, dining hall, entrance hall, study and principal bedroom. The courtyard is a delightful, sun trap ideal for summer entertaining. The courtyard has exterior lighting and is interspersed with a variety of shrubs. In addition there is an awning covered seating area.

    The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with dry stone wall boundaries. Five bar timber gate opens to the paddock grazing to the west.

    Integral single garage with workshop/storage over. Timber garden store.

    In all about 1.4 acres.

    Being in an elevated, edge of hamlet position, the property enjoys delightful, far reaching views to the west.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

I love the layout of this well presented barn conversion, particularly the drawing room which takes in the stunning views. And it's in the Evenlode valley- my favourite corner of the Cotswolds!

Nick RudgeProperty agent

Local information

  • Taston is a very attractive hamlet containing a number of period stone houses and cottages. The nearby historic towns of Charlbury (1.9 miles) and Chipping Norton (5.4 miles), with their selection of retail, leisure, theatre/cinema, pubs, cafes and restaurants - create dynamic and bustling local centres. General weekly and specialist monthly farmers' markets. At Kingham (8.7 miles) is the nationally renowned Daylesford Organic Farm Shop and Health Spa, has organic shop, retail therapy, garden centre, boutique and health spa. Soho Farmhouse is approximately 6.9 miles away at Great Tew. Longborough Festival Opera approximately 15.6 miles away.
  • Woodstock (8.2 miles), home of Blenheim Palace, has local shops catering for most everyday needs, while the university city of Oxford provides for more specialist requirements and educational facilities.
  • The British Rail stations at Charlbury (1.7 miles), Banbury (14.2 miles) and Bicester (16.4 miles) provide mainline services to London, the Midlands and the North. Regular train service from Charlbury to London Paddington in about 70 minutes.
  • The M40 junctions at Banbury and Bicester provide access to the national motorway system. In addition, A44 provides access to Oxford, M40 to Birmingham as well as the West Country via the M5.
  • Educational facilities include village primary as well as secondary schools at Chipping Norton and Burford; Kitebrook (Moreton-in-Marsh); The Dragon School and Summerfields (Oxford); St Edwards (Oxford); Radley College (near Abingdon); Tudor Hall and Bloxham (near Banbury); Cheltenham Boys and Cheltenham Ladies College.
  • Recreational facilities include golf courses at Chipping Norton, Burford and Lyneham; horse racing at Stratford-up-on-Avon, Cheltenham and Warwick; excellent walking and riding throughout the Evenlode Valley. Theatres at Chipping Norton, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford.
  • All distances and times are approximate.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H