Shipton Road, Ascott-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6AG | Property for sale | Savills
3,748 sq ft(348.20 sq m)
Guide price £1,750,000(€2,053,000)

Shipton RoadAscott-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6AG


    Key features

    • Detached Cotswold stone barn conversion with annex
    • Beautifully presented throughout
    • Exposed stone and timbers
    • Lovely mature gardens and additional paddock available
    • Rural views and edge of village location

    A contemporary barn conversion in popular Cotswold village

    About this property

    • Barn House
      Barn House is a detached, Cotswold stone former barn providing light and airy accommodation set out over two floors. The double height sitting room is particularly impressive with a vaulted ceiling, magnificent roof trusses, exposed stone walls and flagstone floor. At one end is a fireplace housing a wood burning stove. Glazed double doors lead to the charming traditional-style kitchen/breakfast room which has ample space for a table and chairs. Adjoining the kitchen is a useful utility room and boot room. In addition to the sitting room is a study/bedroom four and vaulted family room with doors onto the rear courtyard. Completing the ground floor accommodation are two double bedrooms, a bathroom and cloakroom.

      A staircase rises from the sitting room to the first floor galleried landing and on to the principal bedroom. This is a wonderful room which benefits from a well-appointed dressing room and shower room. There is a staircase to the second floor which is ideal for storage. The property enjoys village or countryside views from all aspects.

      Barn Cottage
      Barn Cottage sits slightly away from the main house and offers a sitting room, well-appointed kitchen/dining room, two double bedrooms and bathroom. Adjoining the cottage is a double car port and two storey stone bothy suitable for storage and possible laundry.

      The property is approached from the village lane through double timber gates which open to the driveway and onwards to the parking area and car port. A paved courtyard lies to the rear of the property and is an ideal place to enjoy a coffee or cocktail. Mainly laid to lawn the landscaped garden has well-stocked beds and mature trees.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Barn House ticks all the boxes - full of period character, awesome main reception room, lovely garden and a separate cottage.

    Kay McCluskeyProperty agent

    Local information

    • Ascott-under-Wychwood is an attractive residential village, on the edge of the Cotswolds and is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Evenlode Valley. The village has a parish church, village hall with a range of clubs including a thriving Folk Club and a very popular pre-school. There is an excellent cricket club at the community playing field with football clubs at Milton-under-Wychwood and Leafield, community shop and The Swan. It is well placed for Burford and Chipping Norton (both about 6 miles), with Witney (9 miles) providing comprehensive amenities including a cinema complex.
    • Communications are excellent with the A40 providing fast access to Oxford and the M40 and also to the west to Cheltenham and the M5. There are good train services from Charlbury Station to London Paddington (average journey 83 minutes) and Oxford Parkway to Marylebone (57 minutes). A limited service runs from Ascott-under-Wychwood station.
    • Sporting facilities within easy reach include regular horse eventing in the village, a league tennis club at Shipton-under-Wychwood, golf at The Wychwood (Lyneham, 2 miles) and Burford. The surrounding countryside provides wonderful country walks and riding. Good regional theatres are available in Oxford and the world famous RSC at Stratford-upon-Avon, with the local theatre at Chipping Norton offering cinema nights and workshops for children, as well as a variety of productions. World Heritage site Blenheim Palace is 20 mins away in the town of Woodstock. It offers beautiful walks and an annual calendar of events.
    • Primary schools are nearby in Leafield and Shipton-under-Wychwood, both highly regarded with ‘good' Ofsted ratings, as is Burford School at secondary level. There are many excellent private schools within easy reach, including the highly regarded Windrush Valley Preparatory School, which is in the village.
    • The Cotswolds' year is packed with events ranging from world famous international festivals like Cheltenham Literature Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup Week to major musical events such as the Wilderness Festival and the Big Feastival, as well as a jam-packed events calendar featuring concerts, exhibitions, arts and literature festivals and theatrical productions.

    Additional information

    • An additional 4.8 acres (approx) is available by separate negotiation.
    • Freehold.
    • Mains electricity, water and gas are connected. Gas fired central heating. Land line subject to BT transfer regulations.
    • West Oxfordshire District Council. T: 01993 861000. Barn House Band F. Barn Cottage Band D.
    • EPC Rating = D.
    • All viewings to be arranged through Savills Stow-on-the-Wold, t: 01451 832832.
    • Particulars prepared: March 2024. Photographs taken: March 2024.
    • Directions: From Burford head towards Chipping Norton via Fulbrook on the A361. After 2.7 miles turn right onto the B4437. Continue for about 5.5 miles. Turn left onto London Road and then turn left after 0.7 miles onto Shipton Road. Continue along Shipton Road until the road bends sharply left. Turn right onto a lane and the property is accessed via the second/last driveway on the right.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F