Kingston Road, Oxford, OX2

£1,800,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Built in 1889 to a design by H W Moore the property provides wonderful proportions throughout. It possesses an abundance of character with high ceilings, fireplaces and sash windows. The accommodation has a modern layout in which the ground floor is entered via an enclosed porch also providing passage to the rear garden via a lean-to potting room which can also be used for bicycle storage. The entrance hall leads to a sitting room that has a bay window, fireplace and built-in bookcases. There is a family room which opens onto an extended open plan kitchen with island and orangery that has French doors onto the garden. Off the kitchen is a well-appointed utility room, and separate WC. The first floor comprises two double bedrooms, the principal bedroom has an en suite bathroom. The top floor has two further bedrooms and a shower room.

The house is set back from the pavement with front and rear gardens with a hedge on the road side giving good privacy. The rear garden has been well stocked and maintained with a brick paved path that meanders between borders on either side. There is a very useful home office with power, light and connectivity at the rear, and a small lawn area at the far boundary.

Kingston Road, formerly part of the estate of St Johns College, is located within the conservation area of North Oxford. The area boasts a wealth of conveniences within easy reach hence its popularity. The city centre and Jericho are a nearby, with Jericho offering an eclectic mix of bars and restaurants. The local gastro pub, The Anchor, comes highly recommended for wining and dining and the Hayfield Deli provides a selection of Mediterranean and eastern cuisine, whilst also stocking a wide variety of organic food, basic staples and household essentials.

The local schools are excellent and include St Phillip and S. James', St Aloysius, St Barnabas, the Dragon, The High, St Edwards, Lynams, Leckford Place and Wychwood School all close by. A childrens' playground and football field are one hundred yards from the house. A few minutes away are the unique rural amenities of Port Meadow, a local Nature Reserve, the River Thames and the Oxford Canal with extensive footpaths to the north and south, and a direct cycle/pedestrian route to the train station. Summertown is a short distance and provides a good range of major supermarkets including a Marks & Spencers Food Store.

Communications are good from the area with London Paddington and Marylebone from one hour two minutes from Oxford Station, and Marylebone fifty five minutes from Oxford Parkway Station. The Gloucester Green bus station is ten minutes away with excellent services to London, Heathrow and Gatwick Airport.

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