A stunning and substantial detached 17th Century period house built from stone and later extended in brick, which is coming to the market for the first time in thirty four years. The property was the residence of the famous artist William Logsdail who lived here from 1922–1944 and a blue historical plaque can be found on the front of the house. The property is built over three floors and has a wealth of character features including high ceilings, wood panelling and inglenook fireplaces. The principle reception rooms which include the dining room, hall with stone inglenook fireplace and drawing room with access to the conservatory are all of sizeable proportions. There is a fantastic kitchen breakfast room with a range of fitted units, tack room, laundry and scullery with flag stone floor so indicative of a house of this period.
To the first floor there are five bedrooms which include a spacious master bedroom with attached dressing room with a range of wardrobes and ensuite shower and bathroom. Three further bedrooms and an attic room can be found on the second floor.
In addition there are a range of outbuildings and a separate two bedroom cottage with sitting room, bathroom and kitchen, it also benefits from an enclosed private garden. The current owners rent the cottage as holiday accommodation throughout the year and would be happy to assist any further purchaser considering the same.
Situation Noke is a small village and civil parish in Oxfordshire which is situated about 5 miles north east of the City of Oxford and is accessed via a no through road. The village has a wealth of period homes, a 13th Century Church and is surrounded by stunning countryside. The pretty village of Islip is approximately 2 miles away, renowned as the birthplace of Edward the Confessor and benefits from a significant number of attractive period properties, a well regarded village school, church, community shop with Post Office facilities and two public houses. Running through the village is the River Ray and surrounding the village is lovely countryside with an extensive network of footpaths and bridleways. The village benefits from its own rail link to Oxford and Bicester (from where main line services to London Paddington and Marylebone, respectively, take approximately one hour). The M40 can be accessed at J8 and J9 and the A34 is approximately 1.5 miles distant. Heathrow Airport is accessible within approximately one hour by car. The historic City of Oxford offers a comprehensive selection of shopping, leisure and educational facilities.
Outside The property is accessed via a private gravel driveway and leads to ample parking for several cars, outbuildings, a large barn and the separate two bedroom cottage, which is currently used for holiday lets. The garden and grounds measure approximately 2.68 acres and comprise a large sun terrace with swimming pool, lawns and paddock interspersed with trees and shrubs. There are also a number of period outbuildings (which could be converted subject to the necessary planning consents). The gardens are surrounded by mature trees which offer immense seclusion and privacy and to the rear of the garden there are spectacular views over the far reaching countryside.
Additional Information note: The Manor House and grounds have excellent development opportunities, for example the top floor with 3 bedrooms and a bathroom has previously been used as a self contained floor and could be again.
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