Savills | Old Boars Hill, Oxford, OX1 5JJ | Properties for sale
11,037 sq ft(1,025.37 sq m)
Guide price £2,950,000

Old Boars HillOxford, OX1 5JJ

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in October 2020
  • The added attraction of ancillary accommodation
  • Generous parking and garaging
  • A sought after location
  • Good for the Oxford and Abingdon schools

A substantial family house

About this property

  • Boars Hill House is a substantial and striking house of brick construction and offers extensive accommodation and leisure facilities in a private setting close to Oxford. The ground floor has a number of large reception rooms, with the principal rooms overlooking the gardens. The kitchen and breakfast room lie to the rear of the house with a number of domestic offices and staff rooms. On the upper floors, there is a good ratio of bedrooms to bathrooms which are well proportioned and enjoy views over the gardens. The master bedroom suite has a generous bedroom with two private balconies, sitting room, three dressing rooms and a study.

    The swimming pool complex incorporates a salt based swimming pool, a spa bath and sauna. The pool room has retractable glass walls which open up to both the lawn and large deck area with summer house. Above the pool room is a family/ games room with wooden floor. A large balcony overlooks the garden with views both to the house and ponds. Stretching the length of the lower pond is a raised deck which forms the roof of the bowling alley. To the west of the house, beside the parking area, is a large purpose built garage block with space for 3 cars and the annexe is to the rear.

    Gardens & Grounds
    To the front of the house is a large lawned area with borders and flanked by large mature trees. The lawn is approached from the terrace which is to the rear of the house with steps down to the lawn. The tennis court has decking above the bowling alley which doubles up as a gallery area. The decking area beyond the swimming pool complex is built around a fish pond with a small island and a covered gazebo and a rock waterfall that flows from the upper pond down to the lower pond.

    To the west of the house, is a large purpose built garage block with up and over doors and space for 3 cars. There is access from the garage to the annexe which provides a sitting room with kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms.

    Services
    Mains electricity, water and gas connected

    Local Authority
    Vale of White Horse District Council

    Tenure
    Freehold

    Energy Performance
    A copy of the full Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.

    Viewing
    Strictly by appointment with Savills.

    Brochure prepared April 2020.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

With plenty of room for everyone to spread out, and the attractions of the pool, tennis court and bowling alley, is this the ultimate Boars Hill family house?

Ronnie van der PloegProperty agent

Local information

  • Boars Hill is a sought after residential green belt area approximately four miles south west of Oxford city centre.
  • Lying in an elevated position above the Vale of the White
  • Horse, it enjoys wonderful walks and some of the best views of the city and its spires.
  • Local amenities are found in the neighbouring village of Wootton, with more comprehensive facilities in Abingdon and Oxford.
  • Boars Hill is also well located for an excellent range of state and independent schools for all ages in Oxford and Abingdon.
  • The nearby arterial route of the A34 gives access to the M4 (J13) to the south and the M40 (J9) to the north. Regular train services run either from Didcot (London Paddington about 45 minutes), or Oxford Parkway (London Marylebone, about 55 minutes).

Additional information

  • Directions: Leave the A34 at the Hinksey Hill interchange and proceed up Hinksey Hill. At the top of the hill turn right onto Foxcombe Road. After approximately one mile turn right onto Berkeley Road. At the end of Berkeley Road bear left on to Jarn Way, follow this road around a sharp right and left hand bend. The road then begins to descend and Boars Hill House is on the left hand side, identified by the large brick pillars and wrought iron gates.