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4 bed detached house for sale

£1,390,000 Guide price

High Street, Long Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14

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Property features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Family Room
  • Sun Room
  • Study
  • Utility Room
  • Cellar
  • Long Barn
  • Detached Barn with planning permission

Property description

There is a choice of ways you can enter the cottage; the owners use the stable door into the kitchen from the courtyard, or alternatively there is another door at the front of the cottage into the sitting room, or French doors into the conservatory.
The charming farm house country kitchen has attractive modern units with wooden worktops, an Aga, ‘butler’ sink, exposed brickwork and beams to one wall and exposed wooden flooring. From here you step down into the family room with an exposed wooden floor, stairs to the guest or master bedroom suite and, as in the kitchen the same characterful exposed brickwork and beams to one wall.
The cottage continues into a conservatory link with French doors and sidelights onto the courtyard with a quarry tiled floor. From here you continue into the very comfortable and cosy sitting room, with a fabulous inglenook fireplace and a wood burning stove as the focal point, and original cupboards to the recesses. There are doors to both hallways and beams to the ceiling and wall. The hallway has a chequerboard floor and leads to the stylish study with painted floor boards, corner display cupboard and a fitted book shelving. At the far end of the hallway is the utility room with an impressive exposed corbelled brick chimney, wall and base units with a tiled work top and a ‘butler’ sink, and a door into the cloakroom which has a W.C and a door out onto the courtyard.
From the inner hall are the modern family shower room which has been recently re fitted and has ample storage, and stairs to the first floor.
Upstairs are three double bedrooms off of one staircase, and a further separate bedroom suite with its own bathroom off the other. From the landing is a bedroom on your left, up a few steps and there is another bedroom on your right with beams in the wall and a concealed wardrobe. At the far end of the landing is a delightful tranquil bedroom which is double aspect with a fitted wardrobe.
The separate bedroom is ideal for either a guest suite or as a master bedroom if you want some peace and quiet from the family, and has its own landing and separate bathroom, and has a vaulted ceiling and beams in the bedroom.

Long Wittenham is a delightful Thameside village served by two public houses (The Plough and The Vine and Spice), Long Wittenham ce Primary School and the 13th Century Parish Church of St Mary, together with the renowned miniature Pendon museum. The neighbouring village of Clifton Hampden has a village shop and the nearby towns of Didcot, Wallingford and Abingdon are all easily accessible and provide a more extensive range of shops, supermarkets and sports facilities.

Communication links are also excellent, with Didcot Parkway rail station about four miles away, providing a fast service into London Paddington in approximately 45 minutes. The A34 leads to the M4 to the south and M40 to the north, as well as the national motorway network. Schooling is also very well served in the area with excellent independent schools including Moulsford Prep, Cranford House, The Manor Prep, St Helen and St Katharine, Chandlings, Cothill, Abingdon Prep, Abingdon School and Radley College, as well as the highly regarded schools in Oxford also nearby.

Outside the accommodation continues with a detached barn that has planning permission P16/S2607-ful to convert into a fabolous new four bedroom detached house. A workroom and long barn which extends to 57.5 ft are attached to the cottage both of which are extremely flexible and interesting, and offer wonderful scope for conversion into whatever you might need, obviously subject to gaining the relevant permissions and approvals and your own investigations.
Outside the cottage is approached though a five bar gate into a gravelled courtyard and parking area. To your left are lawns that continue along the side of the driveway, and are screened by a mature hedge culminating in the formal lawned garden at the front.

4 Bedrooms

Sitting Room

Family Room

Sun Room


Utility Room


Long Barn

Detached Barn

Generous Garden

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan Floorplan

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Market activity
Average price paid £358,361 Sales 568 Current average value £372,359 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £12,294 ▲ 3.41%

Property value data/graphs for OX14

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £537,463 £346 3.9 £518,727
Semi-detached £352,442 £342 3.2 £344,262
Terraced £303,593 £339 2.9 £299,513
Flats £229,780 £346 1.8 £214,970

Current asking prices in OX14

Average: £407,380
Avg. current asking prices in OX14
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £191,091
Flats £181,876
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All £184,885

Current asking rents in OX14

Average: £1,204 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in OX14
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £665 pcm
£1,096 pcm
£1,500 pcm
£1,818 pcm
£2,307 pcm
Flats £718 pcm
£1,067 pcm
£1,151 pcm
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All £700 pcm
£1,077 pcm
£1,466 pcm
£1,818 pcm
£2,307 pcm

Fun facts for OX14

Highest value in OX14
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Park Crescent £1,263,612
Long Wittenham, Abingdon OX14 £1,166,461
Clifton Hampden £893,838
Church Street £877,276
The Chestnuts £858,741
Highest turnover in OX14
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Northcourt Mews 65.0%
Elwes Close 52.2%
Franklyn Close 50.0%
Gordon Drive 50.0%
Dunmore Road 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Appleford (1.3 miles)
  • Culham (1.4 miles)
  • Didcot Parkway (2.5 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (34.2 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (39.6 miles)
  • Southampton Airport (48.2 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (37.1 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (37.1 miles)
  • Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing (39.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Long Wittenham (Church of England) Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Clifton Hampden Church of England Primary School (1.1 miles)
  • Dorchester St Birinus Church of England School (2.0 miles)
  • UTC Oxfordshire (3.6 miles)
  • Radley College (4.0 miles)
  • Abingdon and Witney College (4.3 miles)
  • Europa School Uk (2.3 miles)
  • Didcot Girls' School (2.9 miles)
  • St Birinus School (3.0 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,920 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 139,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £4,436 /mo Find available rates

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £19/mo (£227/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £54 Electricity £58 Estimated energy cost £112/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 20200 kWh/year
Electricity: 5000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

South Oxfordshire

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £317 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £19 Sewerage £17 Estimated water cost £36 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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