Chapel Lane, Bampton, Oxfordshire, OX18 2JT | Property for sale | Savills
3,586 sq ft(333.15 sq m)
Guide price £1,300,000(€1,546,916)

Chapel LaneBampton, Oxfordshire, OX18 2JT

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Key features

  • An appealing setting
  • Light & flexible accommodation
  • An abundance of character
  • Exposed timbers & inglenook fireplace
  • Generous west facing garden

Detached, period home with generous west facing gardens, tucked away in the heart of the village.

About this property

  • Situated in a conservation area at the end of a private shared drive, Gate Cottage is a detached property constructed of Cotswold stone beneath a pitched slate roof. Grade II Listed, with origins dating to the early 1800s the property was once a pair of cottages and retains many period features such as exposed timbers and inglenook fireplace.
    The accommodation arranged over three floors is flexible and light. The spacious kitchen breakfast room is particularly impressive with high vaulted ceiling and French doors to the garden. There is a pantry and work island with electric oven and hob. There is also a four oven gas Aga. The dining room and sitting rooms are both double aspect with views overlooking the garden. There is a large inglenook in the sitting room with wood burning stove. Further reception rooms include a study/family room and a garden room. There is a useful utility room with side door to the garden and a boot room.

    On the first floor the principal bedroom is double aspect with en suite shower room. There are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor is an attic bedroom and box room.

    Outside the property is approached along a shared gravel drive, with off road parking to the side of the house. The walled west facing gardens extend to just over a third of an acre with attractive stone terrace areas, fruit trees and a vegetable garden. There is a garden store.

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Lying this lovely village and set in appealing west facing gardens, this could be a great family home, or it could be an ideal weekend getaway - somewhere to unwind from the stresses of daily life.

Huw WarrenProperty agent

Local information

  • Situated in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds between Oxford and Cirencester, Bampton is sometimes described as a town because it was an important market town until the 19th century. Today it is designated a village, which boasts both an Italianate Victorian Town Hall with art gallery and a village hall.
  • Also renowned as the historic home of Morris dancing, the picturesque location was more recently featured as the fictional village of Downton in Downton Abbey.
  • With an active community enjoying numerous clubs and events, amenities in Bampton include a mini-supermarket, butcher, three pubs, a French bistro, two coffee shops and a Post Office. It also has a primary school, doctor's surgery with pharmacy and a public library. More extensive facilities are found in Witney, Faringdon, Oxford and Cheltenham.
  • The area offers an excellent range of both state and independent schools

Additional information

  • Services
  • Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage are connected.
  • Photographs taken 2022, brochure prepared June 2024.
  • Directions: From Oxford take the A40 towards Cheltenham, exiting to Witney and Abingdon and then follow the A415 towards Abingdon, by-passing Ducklington. After a short distance take the right turn to Aston. In Aston turn right on the A4449 to Bampton. On arriving in Bampton keep right onto the High Street and Chapel Lane, where Gate Cottage can be found on the left.
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: F