Savills | North Street, Fritwell, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX27 7QS | Property for sale
3,896 sq ft(361.95 sq m)
Guide price £1,600,000

North StreetFritwell, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX27 7QS

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Grade II listed home in an edge of village setting
  • Wealth of period features and charm
  • Vaulted open plan kitchen/breakfast room
  • Double garage
  • Lawned garden
  • Paddock grazing
  • In all about 6.77 acres

Traditional farmhouse overlooking open countryside.

About this property

  • Situated towards the edge of the village, Heath Farm is tucked behind the Church of St Olave and borders open countryside.

    Constructed of local stone, the property is Grade II Listed and with origins dating to the 1700's the property retains a wealth of period features contributing to its charm including back to back Inglenook fireplaces, chamfered exposed beams, shutters and window seats.

    Upon entering the house, you are welcomed into an impressive vaulted open plan style kitchen/ breakfast room with four door oil fired Aga and into a stunning green oak glazed dining/garden room. There is a utility room off the kitchen which gives access to the courtyard and to the ground floor guest bedroom with ensuite shower which could be used for Airbnb or for au pair, independent teenagers or elderly relative.

    There are three versatile reception rooms, offering space and scope for family life and entertaining depending on needs.

    The study benefits from ample built in storage units on two walls, one housing the boiler.

    The principal bedroom has an original fire place and fitted wardrobes and is dual aspect with views of countryside and over the courtyard.

    Three further bedrooms all have period features such as exposed floor boards, window seats and sloping ceilings.

    Outside, the property is approached up a private, shared tarmac drive over which Heath Farm enjoys a right of way.

    Attractive courtyard parking area with duck pond fed by a natural spring. Gated access from the courtyard to the paddock.

    Traditional dry stone walls surround most of the gardens to the rear which are mainly laid to lawn with shrub borders.

    There is a useful double garage and workshop.

    The garden is separated from the paddock by a dry stone wall or stock proof post and rail fencing and the two paddocks are separated by a ditch and hedge.

    In all about 6.77 acres.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This house has a real sense of purpose, where the old and new combine so well to create lovely family living plus you have the advantages of land and views.

Nick RudgeProperty agent

Local information

  • Fritwell is a sought after Conservation village, conveniently located in north Oxfordshire between the market towns of Banbury and Bicester.
  • With Saxon origins it is thought there were originally two separate settlements each with their own manor house and divided by fields. The church was built in the twelfth century between the two settlements.
  • Today the village is made up of an attractive blend of stone built houses and period cottages with some more recent dwellings.
  • Local amenities include: - post office, shop/butchers, primary school, village hall, playing field and 2 churches.
  • Communications are good with M40 (J10) approximately 3 miles and mainline railway link from Bicester North to London/ Marylebone from approximately 47 minutes.
  • An excellent choice of independent schools in the area include: - Preparatory schools St Johns Priory (Banbury), Winchester House (Brackley) and The Dragon and Summerfields (Oxford). Senior independent schools include: - Tudor Hall, Bloxham School, (Bloxham); St Edwards, Headington and Oxford
  • High (Oxford); Radley and Stowe schools.
  • More extensive facilities can be found in the market towns of Banbury (approx. 10 miles) and Bicester (approx. 7 miles) with Oxford (approx. 15 miles) and Milton Keynes (approx. 27 miles) offering a wider variety of cultural and leisure facilities.
  • Leisure activities include golf and polo at Kirtlington, racing at Towcester, Stratford and Warwick; motor racing at Silverstone; Soho Farmhouse private members club and world renowned shopping at Bicester Village.
  • All distances and times are approximate.

Additional information

  • A footpath crosses the property. Please refer to site plan for further information.
  • Goose Farm owns the first part of the drive over which Heath Farm has right of way.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure = Freehold