Savills | Longworth, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 5EP | Property for sale
6,416 sq ft(596.07 sq m)
Guide price £3,250,000

LongworthAbingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 5EP

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in March 2022
  • Impressive room sizes and ceiling heights
  • Fabulous Kitchen/family room
  • Detached garage barn with flat above
  • Landscaped gardens and orchard

A beautiful and substantial classical Georgian style house set in an acre of garden and grounds in the heart of this sought after village

About this property

  • Yew Tree House is an immaculately presented house situated in the pretty and sought after village of Longworth. The house was built in 2005 and is constructed of predominantly brick under a slate and tile roof in a traditional Georgian style with the benefit of a modern interior. The house enjoys a lovely outlook to the rear over the gardens and beyond towards the Berkshire Downs. The house has excellent proportions throughout with good ceiling heights, sash windows and a light and bright aspect.

    The accommodation is arranged around an elegant oak staircase that links the ground to the top floor.
    Of particular note is the fantastic kitchen/family/dining room which has a beautifully fitted central Bulthaup kitchen with the sitting area to the right and the stunning frameless glass conservatory ahead. The conservatory has direct access out to a wide terrace and onto the gardens beyond. Arranged off the kitchen is a large utility room and cloakroom. To the left of the entrance hall is the sitting room which has a large sash window and limestone fireplace. To the right of the entrance hall is the drawing room which is double aspect with views onto the garden to one side and the courtyard to the other.

    A lift has recently been installed, cleverly concealed from the drawing room, to the first floor within an external chimney breast. There is an impressive first floor master bedroom suite, two further double bedroom suites on the first floor with four further bedrooms, a family bathroom and a shower room. There is also a secondary kitchen on the second floor.

    Garage and Studio
    In addition to the main house there is an attractive two storey garage block, the first floor being a guest suite. This sits above the two bay garage and workshop. Garden and grounds Yew Tree House has an immaculate garden mainly laid to lawn with an orchard beyond. The limestone terrace leads onto a symmetrical lawn bordered by flower beds and stone pavilions at the end of each. Gates lead onto the orchard which creates additional privacy with views over the surrounding countryside.
    In all about 1.09 acres.

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New meets old. All the advantages of a modern family home with the style and charm of a classic period house. Who says you can't have it all?

Huw WarrenProperty agent

Local information

  • Longworth is a pretty village lying 11.5 miles west of Oxford in attractive open countryside. The village amenities include a primary school, a village pub, village hall and a parish church dating from the 12th Century. Day-to-day shopping and services can be found at Faringdon, Abingdon and Witney.
  • There is an excellent choice of schools in the area including: Chandlings, Cothill, St Hugh's, Cokethorpe and the also highly regarded schools in Oxford and Abingdon including St. Edward's, Headington School, Dragon School, Oxford High School and Radley College. Intercity trains run to Paddington from Didcot (about 40 minutes) and Oxford (about 1 hour). Both the A40/M40 and M4 motorways are easily accessible.

Additional information

  • Abingdon 8 miles, Witney 9 miles, Oxford 11.5 miles, Didcot Parkway 13.4 miles (London Paddington 40 mins) Oxford Parkway 15 miles, London 70 miles. (Distances and times approximate)
  • Services
  • Mains water, power and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.
  • Directions: From the Oxford Ring Road, take the A420 towards Swindon. On reaching the second roundabout (after approximately 10 miles), turn right for Witney and then take the first left turning for Longworth. Take the first turning right (Cow Lane), signposted Longworth Village. Proceed into the High Street and Yew Tree House will be found on the left hand side just before Tucks lane on your right.
  • EPC Rating = D
  • Tenure = Freehold