Land For Sale

The Close House, Waterstock, Oxford

Guide price £1,250,000 Sold


A most delightful and unique property occupying beautiful enchanting riverside gardens and grounds of circa 1.89 acres. Call to discuss in more detail.

  • Welcoming reception hall
  • Delightful sitting room
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Orangery
  • Three bedrooms
  • Two en suite bathrooms
  • Shower room
  • Gardens and grounds with riverside views
  • Detached stone out building/store



Situation
The Close House is situated within the village of Waterstock located 5.3 miles of the market town of Thame and 13.3 miles of Oxford. The nearby town of Thame has the benefit of a range of amenities including shops, leisure facilities, pubs and restaurants. The Fox & Goat at nearby Tiddington is a popular restaurant to be enjoyed, whilst a convenient bus route from Oxford to Aylesbury from the village of Waterstock is available. Additionally, the village of Waterstock has a popular golf course which can be enjoyed by the golf enthusiast. The M40 (junction 8A) is approximately 1.6 miles and a railway service into London Marylebone via the Chiltern line, is located in nearby Haddenham, connecting to London in approximately 40 minutes. The M40 (junction 8A) is approximately 1.6 miles and a railway service into London Marylebone via the Chiltern line, is located in nearby Haddenham, connecting to London in approximately 40 minutes. For a wider variety of educational and recreational facilities Oxford and Bicester are just a short distance.?

Description
The Close House is a delightful property located in a secluded location with truly magical and captivating gardens and grounds covering 1.89 acres. Historically, Close House was built in the early 1970’s within the grounds of a prestigious Georgian property with most of the boundary defined by a grade ll listed wall which not only creates privacy but also an aesthetically pleasing feature to the garden. Close House itself is a very welcoming home and benefits from natural light which only enhances its appeal throughout. ?The entrance door leads to a welcoming reception hall leading to a single bedroom, shower room and a spacious double bedroom with an en suite shower room. Following on, the hall leads to the kitchen breakfast room and a very pleasant Orangery overlooking the rear garden with French doors providing access to the patio area outside. Finally, from the hallway a delightful sitting room with an open fire and marble fireplace can be enjoyed, whilst a master bedroom with useful storage and an en suite bathroom is located nearby.


Grounds and Gardens ?The property is approached through a driveway leading to the front aspect of the property. To the right is a useful detached outbuilding used for storage. A gated entrance leads to a lawned area to the rear aspect of the property, whilst the formal garden is located to the side. The range of mature trees and herbaceous borders can be enjoyed from the Orangery or from the patio area outside. Following on, an interesting grade ll listed wrought iron gate provides access to a most magnificent garden beyond the walled garden. Swathes of lawn and specimen trees adorn the landscape, whilst the River Thame runs gently by creating a truly wonderful place to enjoy a wide range of wildlife and nature at its best. Further along, a detached stone outbuilding currently used for storage is nestled along the listed walls and could offer huge potential.


Fixtures and Fittings?All fixtures, fittings and furniture such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments and statuary are excluded from the sale. Some may be available by separate negotiation.


Services?Mains water and electricity are believed to be connected to the property. Electric heating. LPG gas for range cooker. Mains drainage system. None of the services, appliances, heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agents.?

Tenure?The property is to be sold freehold with vacant possession.


Local Authority?South Oxfordshire. Council tax band E


Public Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements?The property is sold subject to all rights of way, wayleaves and easements whether or not they are defined in this brochure.


Viewings
By strict appointment through Fisher German LLP?Telephone: 01785 257011?email: stafford@fishergerman.co.uk.


Directions?Leaving Thame high street turn left onto Priest End and continue onto Oxford Road. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Thame Road/A418 and continue to follow A418 then turn right onto Ickford Road continuing for approximately half a mile then turn left and continue for about a mile into the village of Waterstock. On entering the village of Waterstock turn right into a private driveway where the property will be located straight ahead. ?• Merge onto A40/A418 via the slip road to Aylesbury/Thame/Birmingham/M40?• At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto London Rd/A40/A418?• At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A40/A418?• Continue to follow A418?• Turn left?• Turn right?• Destination will be on the left?• Arrive: Waterstock, Oxford OX33 1JT, UK

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