Buyers would be hard up to find something as magnificent as this waterfront property for a lower price. 

This five-bedroom detached home is situated in the highly sought-after village of Frilford sits in excessive grounds spanning seven acres.

Oxford Mail:

The picturesque property sits just ten miles to the west of Oxford. The expansive gardens are rich with pockets of woodland, an avenue of nut trees, an orchard and a self-contained garden lodge.

Impressing both inside and out, the property is set back from the road fronted by its own two-acre paddock. 

Approached by an extended driveway lined with specimen trees open on to a wide turning point at the front of the house with space for a collection of cars that could rival the Kardashians.  

Oxford Mail:

Built between 1938 and 1939, Dry Leys is typical of its time, the Stamford brickwork is set behind a parapet wall with a rounded extension at the westerly end of the building.

There are character features throughout including original Crittall doors and windows. 

Oxford Mail:

Once inside this brilliant family home you are met with an impressive entrance hall with a feature sweeping oak staircase.  

The breath-taking living space is introduced by a light reception hall with panelled walls, a stone fireplace and fine arched French windows allowing light to flood through and opening directly onto the terrace.

Oxford Mail:

There are an abundance of reception rooms on the ground floor including a sophisticated drawing room with the original oak-strip sprung floor running throughout and a stone fireplace plus a grand bay window looking west across the garden.

Every millionaire's home has a housekeeper's quarters and this property is no different - boasting a snug, private staircase, original kitchen, pantry and utility room.

Oxford Mail:

The grand master bedroom suite has an impressive walk-in wardrobe, birch-strip floor and west-facing bay window looking out to the garden. The ensuite bathroom retains the original half-tiled walls and cork flooring.

There are four additional bedrooms, two bathrooms and a linen cupboard completing the top floor. 

Oxford Mail:

There is an expansive terrace outside that stretches across the southerly facade of the house, providing a secluded space for entertaining and alfresco dining in summer months.

Outside there is a self-contained Finnish Lodge as well as a railway carriage and detached garage and a garden store are also included in the plot.

What more could you really want, except maybe a waiter to bring you some champagne?

The property is available on Rightmove.