Copse Stile House, Spring Lane, Aston Tirrold, Didcot, OX11 9EJ | Property for sale | Savills
5,693 sq ft(528.90 sq m)
Guide price £3,250,000(€3,705,686)

Copse Stile HouseSpring Lane, Aston Tirrold, Didcot, OX11 9EJ

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in July 2023
  • Eight bedrooms
  • Two bedroom annexe
  • Tennis court
  • Swimming pool heated by air source heat pump
  • Barn and stables with potential for conversion
  • Stunning gardens
  • Walled kitchen garden
  • In all about 12.64 acres


About this property

  • Approached via a sweeping gravel drive, past the outbuildings and stable yard and through a beautiful archway lies Copse Stile House, sitting elegantly overlooking the gardens. A Copse Stile House is a simply stunning example of a country house built in the beautiful Queen Anne Style. With an enviable edge of village location in Aston Tirrold, one of Oxfordshire's most sought-after villages, and set in 15.55 acres, this is arguably one of the most attractive houses to come to the market in some time. The house was mostly built in the 17th Century with some 19th Century alterations, although parts of the house would appear to predate this.

    Set in 15.55 acres of which 3.07 acres are garden and 12.48 acres are made up of paddock and agricultural land, the numerous outbuildings and additional accommodation give Copse Stile House the feel of a small country estate.

    The house is awash with stunning period features including panelled rooms, window shutters, beautiful flooring and fireplaces. The main house is an ideal size for a family, with five bedrooms in the main house, all of which are en suite. The principal bedroom suite is magnificent and includes two dressing rooms and two bathrooms There is a two bedroom guest annexe, attached to the main house

    Additionally, there is a separate one bed guest cottage.

    Numerous outbuildings include a modern barn, a 17th century barn, stabling with 11 loose boxes and a foaling box.

    The large and standalone home office is attractively weather boarded and includes a log burner and kitchen, with garaging to the rear.

    The gardens are beautiful and there are a number of magnificent mature trees.

    The outdoor swimming pool which has been recently re lined and installed with an air source heat pump, is tucked away within the old walled garden, set in a beautiful south facing position, which is ideal for soaking up the sun.

    There is a traditional green house and attractive kitchen garden as well as a tennis court and enchanting timber gazebo.

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Possibly one of the prettiest village houses in South Oxfordshire.

Hugh MaconochieProperty agent

Local information

  • Situated in a picturesque Oxfordshire countryside, at the foot of The Downs, are The Astons - the collective name given to the villages of Aston Upthorpe and Aston S Tirrold. The two are contiguous with thriving communities supporting a village hall, three churches, a popular village pub, cricket club and post office.
  • As well as Didcot, Wallingford is the closest town; situated on the on the banks of the River Thames, with its desirable setting and attractive architecture offers market town living at its finest. Bordered by the rolling Chilterns on one side and the magnificent Berkshire Downs on the other, it's an idyllic spot with inexhaustible options for lovers of the outdoors. With its large open market square and famous castle ruins, this bustling market town is suffused in history. But what you might not know is that contemporary Wallingford is home to a fresh and energetic vibe, stoked by some great independent shopping, a sparkling array of dining options and a thriving café culture. Goring and the neighbouring village of Streatley are also close by and both sit attractively on the banks of the River Thames. The two villages offer a wide selection of pubs, cafés and convenience stores. Goring and Streatley railway station provides a good train link to London.
  • The property, Copse Stile House, is located on the Oxfordshire side of the OxfordBerkshire border, at the foot of the Berkshire downs with the Ridgeway National Trail only moments away.
  • There is a wide choice of excellent schools, both state and private within the area including Moulsford Prep School, Cranford House, St Andrews Prep School, The Manor, St Edwards Oxford, Abingdon School and Bradfield College. The A34, M4 and M40 motorways are all easily and quickly accessible. Nearby train stations at Reading and Didcot offer high speed access to London and the west country, the latter only being 4 miles away.

Additional information

  • Copse Stile House is found on the edge of the attractive downland village of Aston Tirrold, south of the historic city of Oxford. The village and neighbouring Aston Upthorpe are highly regarded and well equipped with post office, garage, two churches, village hall, cricket club and The Chequers public house. There is also the well renowned gastro pub, The Sweet Olive, just a short distance away.
  • The surrounding villages also offer a further range of good local amenities and services. More extensive shopping facilities are found at Newbury, Oxford and Reading. There is excellent access to London and the national motorway network at Junction 12 of the M4 (13 miles) and Junction 6 of the M40 (18 miles). A regular fast train service runs from Didcot Parkway (4 miles) to London Paddington, the journey taking approximately 40 minutes.
  • The village of Aston Tirrold is located at the foot of the chalk downs and there are many fine routes providing wonderful walking and riding opportunities. The nearby Ridgeway offers a long distance path running some 40 miles to the standing stones at Avebury. Excellent local schools are numerous and include Summerfields, Downe House, The Oratory, Moulsford, Cranford House, Cothill and Chandlings Manor. There is a wide choice of schools in Oxford and Abingdon including The Dragon, Headington, St Edward's (Oxford) and Radley (near Abingdon). Wycombe Abbey is also within easy reach.
  • Golf can be enjoyed at a course in the neighbouring village of Blewbury or at the Springs Golf Club in North Stoke. There is racing at Newbury and rowing at Henley Royal Regatta.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: H