Hatford, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7

£815,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
FABULOUS views of open fields and the Ridgeway, a STUNNING 0.5acre plot...COSY logburners now the nights are drawing in. This detached family home is one to view.

This substantial and highly flexible family home, occupying an overall garden plot of approximately half an acre, is nestled in the heart of the sought-after village of Hatford, with its pretty parish church, St. Georges, and a strong sense of community.

This much-loved family home has been extended and improved by the current owners to an exceptional high standard, with the large sitting room being particularly impressive, offering an attractive corner fireplace with cast-iron burner and bi-folding doors opening to the stunning rear gardens.

The kitchen/breakfast room has been fully modernised, with space for a large double oven, a good selection of floor and wall units, granite work surfaces and attractive slate flooring, open through to the side lobby/utility room and a separate downstairs cloakroom.

Accessed via the utility room, there are two further reception rooms - a study/family room and a formal dining room with vaulted ceiling - both connecting to the stunning sitting room.

To the far side of the house is the generous entrance hall, linking to all the double bedrooms and family bathroom. The master bedroom enjoys fabulous views of the extensive lawned gardens, and having the benefit of an en suite shower room and separate walk-in wardrobe.

It is also worth mentioning that the vast loft space could be converted to provide an impressive master bedroom, dressing room and en suite, subject to the usual planning consents.

Externally, the front garden are predominantly laid to lawn, with some hardstanding for several vehicles leading to the single detached garage and an adjoining covered patio area linking to the main house.

The idyllic rear gardens offer an expanse of lawn interspersed with shrubbery, patio and pathways, a wooden decked area leading from the dining room patio doors, a pretty ornamental fish pond and various trees/plantings.

There are also various outbuildings on offer, including a large greenhouse, potting shed and space for a chicken run.

The gardens back on to stunning open farmland, with far-reaching views of the Ridgeway and the surrounding countryside.

Our vendors say: "Quiet, tranquil and peaceful village. Friendly and helpful neighbours. Beautiful area - walks and footpaths on the doorstep. Perfect garden for relaxing and watching the changing seasons and wildlife - it's a south-facing sun trap."

Hatford is a village and civil parish of some 1,000 acres in the Vale of White Horse, steeped in history, with its imposing manor house, dating back to the 15th century, and the St. Georges parish church.

Local amenties and good schooling can be found in Stanford-in-the Vale, which is a popular and thriving Downland village situated in the Vale of the White Horse.

Situated midway between the market towns of Wantage (6 miles) and Faringdon (5 miles), easily accessible from the A417, the village has an array of amenities with a pub, church, Co-op convenience store, Post Office, Primary School, Pre-school and village hall. Both Wantage and Faringdon offer a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities.

There is a wide selection of both state and private schools within the locality including Radley College, Abingdon School, St Helen & St Katherine and St Hugh's together with well-regarded comprehensive schools at Wantage and Faringdon.

The village of Hatford has good road links with both Oxford (17 miles) and the commercial centre of Swindon (16 miles) easily accessed via the A420. Oxford and Didcot (18 miles) have mainline train services to London (Paddington/Marylebone) in under 1 hour. A No.67 bus provides regular service to Wantage and Faringdon, from Stanford-in-the Vale.

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Perry Bishop & Chambers - Faringdon

16 Market Place, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

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