Savills | High Street, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6DG | Properties for sale
2,567 sq ft(238.48 sq m)
Guide price £725,000

High StreetShipton-under-Wychwood, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 6DG

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Traditional house with funky garden terrace.
  • Versatile layout.
  • Thriving village.
  • Potential to generate income.
  • Views over village green.

A spacious and stylish house in a thriving village.

About this property

  • Shaven Cottage is situated opposite the village green in the heart of Shipton-under-Wychwood. This period property has been sympathetically renovated in recent years and provides generous, stylish and versatile accommodation set out over two floors.

    The accompanying floor plans illustrate the layout with the main features of the accommodation being:

    Dual aspect living room with exposed ceiling timbers and stonework and open fireplace housing a wood burning stove.

    A staircase leads from the living room to a guest bedroom with en suite shower room and mezzanine which can be closed off from the rest of the property to provide holiday or guest accommodation.

    Spacious sitting room with exposed ceiling timbers and a magnificent inglenook fireplace.

    A staircase leads from the sitting room to the first floor accommodation.

    Cosy snug accessed from the sitting room with a substantial open stone fireplace with adjacent alcove.

    Arched double doors provide a dramatic entrance to the fabulous and beautifully appointed kitchen/dining room with bi-fold doors which opens to the terrace.

    A useful utility adjoins the kitchen/dining room with door to garden.

    Generous dual aspect principal bedroom with en suite shower room.

    Two further double bedrooms which are served by the family bathroom.

    The family bathrooms and en suite shower rooms are very well appointed and contemporary in design.

    To the rear of the house is a very stylish landscaped and terraced garden, ideal for summer dining.

    An area of decking leads to a raised paved terrace with a purpose-built dining area with fire pit.

    Steps lead up through walled beds stocked with sculptural evergreens to the lawn.

    The property is offered in excellent order and would lend itself particularly well to those looking to downsize from a larger property or those looking for a stylish weekend retreat.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A traditional house with a surprising but fabulous garden!

Kay McCluskeyProperty agent

Local information

  • Shipton-under-Wychwood nestles in the Evenlode Valley, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Burford and Chipping Norton in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.
  • Amenities include a post office and general store, a doctors' surgery, three public houses, a fine parish church and Wychwood Church of England Primary School.
  • The community offers clubs from tennis and outside bowls to a cricket team which won the National Village Championship at Lords in recent years. Golf is close by with courses at Burford, Chipping Norton and Lyneham.
  • More extensive amenities are available in the nearby market towns of Burford, Chipping Norton and Witney.
  • Oxford is the main shopping and cultural centre for the area with Stratford-upon-Avon and Cheltenham about 45 minutes drive away.
  • There is a good choice of local state and independent schools including the village primary school, Windrush Valley Preparatory School and senior schools at Burford Academy and Cokethorpe near Witney.
  • There is a mainline station at Charlbury, (six miles), which provides regular train services to London Paddington.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Burford pass over the bridge at the bottom of the hill and bear right at the roundabout onto the A361. Continue along this road until you reach Shipton-under-Wychwood. Shaven Cottage will be found on the left hand side immediately before the Shaven Crown and opposite the village green.
  • EPC Rating = D