The Green, Lyford, Wantage, OX12

£1,850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
The hamlet has a thriving community spirit, and is conveniently located for commuting from Didcot or Oxford mainline station, and centrally placed for easy access to a wide variety of excellent schools, both preparatory and senior.

Stunning architect designed interiors, with a unique living and entertaining space, utilising the full height of the main elm barn, with a double height kitchen in the adjoining barn. Master bedroom suite, three double en suite bedrooms, two of which have mezzanines, and an optional self contained annex, or two further bedrooms and a bathroom. Totalling a possible 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms.

Additional features include mezzanine office/playroom, temperature controlled wine store, plant room/boot room, guest shower room, larder and laundry. Separate to the main house there is a delightful and substantial storage barn which could be converted to an office, garage, gym or additional guest suite, subject to planning.

An architecturally designed larch cladded barn conversion converted by the present owners in 2012, set in approximately 0.7 of an acre. Elm Barn is entered through electric gates with a wild garden and ancient willow to the right, and a gravelled driveway with parking for several cars to the front. There is a formal round lawn, forming the centre piece of the courtyard with a sandstone south facing terrace for outdoor dining and entertaining. Dry stone walls and native hedgerow allow a totally private world for the occupants to enjoy. There is also a storage barn with lapsed planning consent for conversion.

The property is flooded with light and has engineered oak floors and beautiful elm beams throughout. The versatile accommodation boasts a very spacious double height sitting and dining room with a modern fireplace and floor to ceiling windows on either side of the room with views out to the garden. An elegant Italian kitchen with integrated appliances, a large breakfast bar and space for a family kitchen/dining table. There is a shower room and WC off the kitchen. A mezzanine office/playroom and a wine cooling room are off the main space. A very stylish split level master suite with Japanese wooden soaking tub and walk in wardrobes. The annex can be accessed separately or used as part of the main house.

The village of Lyford has records dating from 900 AD with the first manor house built-in approximately 944 AD. The Church of England parish church of St Mary the Virgin was built as a chapelry of Hanney in the first half of the 13th Century. The property is well placed for the many excellent schools in the area. The award winning dining pubs, The Greyhound at Letcombe Regis and The White Hart at Fyfield, approximately fifteen minutes away. There is good access to the A34, A420 and M4 motorway to London, the south west and the north. Didcot mainline railway station is about ten miles away with a regular service to London Paddington in approximately forty five minutes.

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John D Wood

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