Mill Street, Islip, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5

£1,500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Curtesy House is a charming and delightful part thatched detached period home which is believed to date back 250 years. This idyllic property located in a quintessential village on the banks of the River Ray and situated along a no-through road benefits from a wealth of character features, including exposed timbers, flagstone floors, open fire places and leaded light windows. Of particular note is the 34' drawing room which is ideal for entertaining and links to the conservatory and a cosy sitting room. A modern and stylish kitchen breakfast room with adjoining study completes the ground floor accommodation. To the first floor which can be accessed via two separate staircases there are four generous bedrooms and three good sized bathrooms.

Situation

Islip is an attractive and desirable village just 5 miles outside of Oxford with a beautiful church, local infant/primary school, railway station and a health centre. The large and well stocked playground and village cricket pitch together with the village hall/local shop and two traditional pubs create a thriving and welcoming local community. Running through the village is the River Ray and surrounding the village is lovely countryside with an extensive network of footpaths and bridleways. Within easy walking distance of Curtesy House is Islip rail station with direct services to London Marylebone and Oxford. Both rail and bus services provide access to Oxford schools. The M40 can be accessed at (J8) and (J9) and the A34 is approximately 1.5 miles distant. Heathrow Airport is accessible within approximately one hour by car. The historic City of Oxford provides a wealth of shopping, leisure and educational facilities

Outside

The property is accessed via wrought iron gates to a private driveway with a detached triple garage and a one bedroom annexe with kitchen and ensuite bedroom. The south facing garden is mainly laid to lawn and is interspersed with mature trees and shrubs and benefits from a raised sun terrace ideal for outdoor entertaining.

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