TEL: 01993 851881 / 01865 880697

Shores Green, Witney
Guide Price £625,000

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Refitted Kitchen
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 1/3 acre plot
  • Double garage with room above
  • Inset swimming pool
  • Gas CH
  • Close to A40/access road
  • Scope to update
  • No onward chain

A stone built detached house of period origins, rebuilt in the 1950's alongside a small group of properties on the eastern fringes of Witney. The property stands in an established gently sloping plot of about 1/3 of an acre close to the A40 and adjoining open farmland along it's northern boundary. The garden boasts a small inset swimming pool, a large double garage with pool store and room above (ideal home office/studio) and ample driveway parking. The house has been let for a number of years and would now benefit from some updating but has been recently redecorated and does benefit from a refitted Kitchen. Features worthy of note include open fireplaces, exposed ceiling timbers, leaded windows (not throughout) and parquet flooring.  The accommodation includes 4 Bedrooms, 2 Reception Rooms, a Garden Room, modern fitted Kitchen and a ground floor Shower Room.  An individual family sized property in the same ownership for over 50 years with considerable potential for extension and alteration and available with no onward chain.  Viewings available with proceedable buyers only.  

The bustling and hugely popular Market Town of Witney lies some 12 miles west of Oxford and is well situated for the A40, A34 and M4 & M40 motorways. The vibrant and rapidly expanding Town has a wide range of shops in the sympathetically designed Woolgate Centre, traditional High Street and more recently built Marriotts Walk shopping mall with major shopping brands including Marks & Spencer and a multi-screen 3D cinema. The Market Square with historic Butter Cross opens onto the delightful Church Green flanked by beautiful period properties with St. Mary’s Church dominating the south side. Amenities in the Town include supermarkets, banks, two secondary schools and numerous primary schools, leisure centre, Witney & Abingdon College, a vast array of restaurants and public houses, a fantastic daily bus service into Oxford and, on the outskirts of the Town, Witney Lakes Resort with golf course, health club and swimming pool. There are also plenty of countryside walks within easy reach of the Town.

Leaving Witney on Oxford Hill bear left towards Oxford/A40 and the property is the first house on the left at the bottom of the hill on the A40 approach road.


On the Ground Floor

Woodblock flooring continuing into the Dining Room, exposed ceiling timbers, staircase to first floor with understairs storage.

Sitting Room
Fireplace feature on raised hearth, windows to front (with seats) and rear, exposed beam and ceiling timbers.

Dining Room
Inglenook fireplace, exposed beam and timbers, windows to front with seat.

Shower Room
WC, wash basin, shower (not tested).

Recently re-fitted, contemporary style base and wall units, Corian worktops, 1.25 bowl sink, plumbing for dishwasher, gas cooker point, tiled floor, windows each side, extractor hood, tiled splashbacks.

Garden/Sun Room
Pitched roof, tiled floor, overlooks the garden/driveway, plumbing for washing machine. French doors and doors to both driveway and Shower Room.

On the First Floor

Access to roof space.

Bedroom 1
Double aspect room with windows front and rear.

Bedroom 2
Windows front and side, wash basin in vanity unit, built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 3
Window to front, built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 4 / Office
Window to side, sloping roof, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, single wardrobe.

Older style white suite comprising panelled bath, wash basin, WC, window to side, towel rail/rad.


Detached Double Garage
Detached stone built garage with a pair of timber double doors and room above, accessed via an external staircase. A covered area enclosed with shutters at the side of the garage houses the pump and filtration system.

The Gardens
The mature gently sloping plot is of an irregular shape narrowing to a point at the far end and extends to approx. 1/3 of an acre. It comprises areas of lawn, numerous mature trees and shrub borders. The garden enjoys a high degree of privacy and adjoins open farmland on one side. The passing A40 access road is screened by a high hedge. A driveway offers parking for several vehicles. The inset swimming pool is discretely sited at the side of the garage. The garden narrows to a thin strip where there is an old well.

West Oxfordshire District Council - Band F.

By prior appointment through Abbey Properties on 01993 851881.

Interested parties are advised to consider the location of the property, adjacent to the A40 eastbound access road, and those who are sensitive to traffic noise should thoroughly check the location in advance of requesting a viewing. Mains services are connected. Septic tank drainage.

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Name Location Type Distance
Shores Green
Witney OX29 6UU
County: Oxfordshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: BA00001288

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