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4 bed Detached House

£1,195,000

Broomsticks, West Hagbourne, OX11

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BROOMSTICKS – MAIN STREET
WEST HAGBOURNE - OXFORDSHIRE



DIDCOT - 2 miles A34 access at CHILTON -2 miles WANTAGE - 6 miles
ABINGDON - 7 miles WALLINGFORD - 6 miles NEWBURY - 14 miles OXFORD - 14 miles M4 J13 -10 miles
(Distances and times approximate)



Enjoying a relaxing ambience and outlook, the setting is simply delightful, being idyllically located in a most desirable location within this quintessential English village, privately situated in delightfully mature gated gardens and grounds of approximately 0.90 of an acre.


Originally formed from a pair of period cottages, a most stunning and charming stylish family residence with separate home gym, garaging complex, and workshop, extending to approximately 4,285 sq ft in total, having been both extended to great effect and fully restored and modernised throughout, encompassing most attractive modern and contemporary high-quality fixtures and fittings throughout, with an inspired contemporary flair, which embraces and complements the property's original character features externally, whilst internally affords an impressive and flexible accommodation of an open plan yet traditional nature.


Providing for an exquisite family home in a most delightful location, early viewing being highly recommended.



• An Exquisite Period Family Residence Of Striking Architectural Design With Extensive Cultivated Outbuildings Extending To Approximately 4,285 Sq Ft In Total


• Quintessential English Village Setting Within Close Driving Distance Of Extensive Amenities, Schooling, and Mainline Railway Station To London Paddington In Well Under The Hour


• Beamed Entrance Hall With Fireplace
• Cloakroom
• Open Plan Kitchen / Family Room With Bi-Fold Doors
• 2nd Kitchen
• Utility Room
• Dining Room
• Beamed Sitting Room
• Beamed Snug With Fireplace
• Study


• Galleried & Vaulted Landing
• Vaulted & Beamed Master Bedroom Suite With Vaulted En-Suite Bathroom & Bi-Fold Doors To Juliet Balcony
• 2nd Landing
• 2nd Bedroom Suite With En-Suite Shower Room
• 2 Further Bedrooms
• Family Bathroom


• In All Approximately 3,212 Sq Ft Internally



• Professionally Landscaped Gated Gardens & Grounds Of Approximately 0.90 Of An Acre With Kitchen Garden


• Detached Home Gym With Bi-Fold Doors & Electric Blinds
• Detached Garage / Store Complex
• Detached Kitchen Garden Workshop
• Detached Kitchen Garden Greenhouse


• Outbuildings Extend In All To Approximately 1,073 Sq Ft



SITUATION
West Hagbourne was once joined to its sister village of East Hagbourne, located some ¾ mile away, but is now a separate hamlet following ‘the great fire of Hagbourne' in 1659 which destroyed the part of the village that stretched across the field beside the brook connecting the two villages. With a population of approximately 250, there are numerous old cottages and a fine Georgian farmhouse depicting the village's mainly farming architectural heritage.


Having Saxon origins and mentioned in the Domesday Book, the village has beautiful Berkshire Downland countryside on its doorstep and enjoys good road communications, being within a few miles of the A34 linking the south coast with the Midlands, as well as giving easy local access to Newbury, Oxford, Abingdon, Reading and the M4 motorway network.


The thriving town of Didcot, now the largest town in South Oxfordshire, is only 2 miles away, with its expanding range of extensive high street shops and amenities, including a rail station which provides excellent commuter services up to London (Paddington) in approximately 40 minutes.



PROPERTY DESCRIPTION
A simply stunning country house, originally formed from a pair of period cottages, set in approximately 0.90 of an acre, affording 5 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 being suites, and a family bathroom. The recent subject of a thorough and exacting restoration project throughout, with further additions to the original building, careful planning and attention has been provided for, creating a charming family home which provides well apportioned accommodation of approximately 3,212 sq ft internally, and a further 1,073 sq ft incorporated in the gardens and grounds by way of the delightful cultivated outbuildings.


Displaying impressive architectural flair and high quality fixtures and fittings throughout, Broomsticks has been successfully blended with traditional construction methods in tune with its heritage, skilfully combining more modern and contemporary open plan living with that of a rather more traditional and nature, with impressive character vaulted and beamed accommodation with large open fireplaces meeting contemporary glazed modern living head on, enhancing the historic period ambience, whilst embracing outside living to inside living, and as a consequence the property presents itself as a true ambassador of the modern age, with early viewing advised.


OUTSIDE


Privately siding on to Main Street, the property commands a most delightful situation behind mature hedging, overlooking it's stunning gardens and grounds.


The property benefits from having two separate gated driveways; A smaller driveway which leads up to the garaging side of the detached garaging / store complex, with a small parking area, and a larger splayed driveway which affords generous parking and leads up the side of the securely fenced garden to the detached home gym.


Delightfully attractive, the gardens and grounds wrap their way around the property, being largely laid to lawn, with extensive planting of mature hedging and herbaceous borders, interspersed with an array of mature trees, a traditional pond and surrounding terrace, and a tucked away large kitchen garden, with greenhouse and workshop.


To the rear of the house, a large stone laid terrace opens up off the wide glazed bi-fold doors from the kitchen / family room, perfect for ‘Al-Fresco' dining, whilst to the rear side of the house, there is a simply delightful children's play zone.


Both private and delightfully attractive, the gardens and grounds extend to approximately 0.90 of an acre, and are the subject of much care and attention, which will be evident upon viewing.



GENERAL INFORMATION
Services: Mains electricity, water, drainage are connected, with oil fired central heating.


Postcode: OX11 0ND


EPC Rating: E / 39

Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council - Tel: 01235 422 422



DIRECTIONS
From our offices in the centre of Goring turn left and proceed down the High Street across the River Bridge and up to the top of Streatley High Street where at the traffic lights turn right onto the A329 Wallingford Road. Before leaving the village bear left on the A417 road to Wantage and follow this road across the Berkshire Downs passing through the village of Blewbury and on reaching Upton continue through the village and then take the first turning right signposted to West Hagbourne. At the junction by the Horse & Harrow turn right for the village itself in to Main Street, and Broomsticks will be found a few hundred metres along off on the left hand-side.



VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through Warmingham & Co.


DISCLAIMER
The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services so cannot verify that they are in working order. If required, the client is advised to obtain verification. These particulars are issued on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through Warmingham & Co. Whilst all due care is taken in the preparation of these particulars, no responsibility for their accuracy is accepted, nor do they form part of any offer or contract. Intending clients must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy prior to signing a contract.
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Warmingham

Warmingham


4/5 High Street
Goring-on-Thames
Nr Reading
Berkshire
Goring-on-Thames
Berkshire



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