Main Elevations
4,327 sq ft(401.99 sq m)
Guide price £1,650,000

LidstoneChipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 4HL


    Key features

    • Edge of hamlet position with space and views
    • Spacious well presented modern living
    • 4300 sq ft of accommodation with well proportioned, light rooms
    • Spacious family kitchen/breakfast room
    • Vaulted dining hall and sitting room
    • Ample gardens
    • Extensive entertaining areas
    • Close to good schools and mainline train services to London
    • Easy reach of Soho Farmhouse

    Space and privacy. A great place to entertain.

    About this property

    • Lidstone Court commands an edge of hamlet position surrounded by open countryside and uninterrupted views.
      Built in 2005 the house offers over 4300 sq ft (gross internal area) of well-presented and well laid out accommodation with living/entertaining to one end and bedrooms to the other.
      Due to its age and design, the house enjoys generous windows and glazed elevations providing plenty of natural daylight. Vaulted ceilings in both the dining/reception hall and sitting room, coupled with natural light, provide a tremendous feeling of space. The entertaining areas are generous particularly the kitchen and breakfast room with a bespoke kitchen units and Miele appliances.
      Windows from the breakfast area have a westerly aspect capturing afternoon and evening light. A first floor family room is ideal for informal entertaining with access to the study beyond with far reaching views to the west.
      Master bedroom suite has the benefit of extensive wardrobes, storage, generous bath/shower room and balcony with far reaching views to the west. Modern fittings include slate and bamboo flooring, double glazing, Rako lighting, underfloor heating to the ground floor and an integrated sound system.
      The house sits centrally within landscaped gardens extending to about 0.75 acres and offers extensive entertaining areas capturing the sun from dawn to dusk. Ample off road parking, double garage and storage all complement the property. Excellent for those looking to entertain, relax in the countryside or develop an income stream (Airbnb).

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    This property offers a real life style of contemporary in the country. <BR>Light, modern living, a real sense of space and enjoys plenty of privacy and views.

    Nick RudgeProperty agent

    Local information

    • Lidstone is a small hamlet consisting of a collection of period stone properties. Amenities in nearby Charlbury and Chipping Norton include supermarkets, dentist and doctor's surgery as well as sports and leisure facilities.
    • The famed Daylesford Organic Farm Shop and Spa is approximately 8.2 miles away. Soho Farmhouse (Great Tew) is approximately 6.6 miles away.
    • A good choice of primary schools include Chadlington, Kingham, Great Tew or Hook Norton, Preparatory schools include Summerfields and the Dragon in Oxford; Windrush Valley school; Pinewood, St Hugh's, Cothill and Kitebrook. Secondary schools include Burford School, Kingham Hill, Magdalen College School and St Edwards in Oxford, Tudor Hall, Radley, Stowe, Bloxham, Marlborough and Cheltenham College.
    • Transport links are excellent with Charlbury railway station (to London Paddington) approximately 5 miles away and the A44 providing swift access to Oxford and London beyond. There is also regular train services from Bicester to London (Marylebone from 45 minutes) and M40 access at Junction 11 (Banbury) and Junction 10 (Ardley).
    • The area offers a range of leisure pursuits – fishing on the Evenlode; horse racing at Cheltenham, Warwick and Stratford upon Avon; polo at Cirencester Park; hunting with the Heythrop and Warwickshire hounds; nearby access to some of the country's finest sporting estates for game shooting; golf at Lyneham Heath, Chipping Norton and Burford; sailing at the Cotswold Water Park; trout fishing at Salford lakes; theatre at Chipping Norton, Oxford and Stratford upon Avon.
    • The surrounding area forms part of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and hosts many bridleways and footpaths for walking and riding.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Banbury take the A361 to Chipping Norton. At the roundabout with the A44 turn left signposted Enstone and Oxford. Follow this road for about 2.6 miles and turn right signposted Lidstone. Follow this narrow lane down into Lidstone and as you leave the hamlet at the top of the hill, Lidstone Court is the last house on the right hand side. Just before it turn right onto a track and immediately left through a pair of wooden entrance gates. Please see site plan within the brochure pdf.
    • EPC Rating = D