The Field's selection of the best properties on sale in Oxfordshire and Berkshire that includes idyllic cottages and a former post office
The Field’s selection of the best properties on sale in Oxfordshire and Berkshire that includes idyllic cottages and a post office from the 17th century converted into four-bedroom house with a three-bedroom annexe.
SIX OF THE BEST PROPERTIES ON SALE NOW IN OXFORDSHIRE AND BERKSHIRE
ASTON UPTHORPE, OXFORDSHIRE
A detached four-bedroom period cottage in the village of Aston Upthorpe, four miles from Wallingford. The property, stretching to 2,450 square feet, dates back to the 18th century and is Grade II listed. There are plenty of windows and good ceiling heights, while the sitting room has an inglenook fireplace and French doors opening on to the rear gardens. There is also a garden room and a cellar.
Agent: Singleton & Daughter
Tel: 0118 984 2662
Guide price: £1.1 million
THE MANOR HOUSE
CHIPPING NORTON, OXFORDSHIRE
A Grade II listed town house with terraced gardens, the property has been extensively renovated. Dating from the 15th century, the Manor House, approached through 19th-century oak gates, is built of Cotswold stone under a slate roof, most of which was replaced 10 years ago. Original metal-leaded light windows have been replaced and the house has solid oak floors and oak beams.
Tel: 01451 832832
Offers in excess of £3.5 million
WARMINGTON, BANBURY, OXFORDSHIRE
This is a 17th-century former post office overlooking the village green and duck pond in Warmington. The property, set over three floors, is currently arranged as a four-bedroom house with a three-bedroom annexe – two distinctive living areas but can easily be converted into a single house. The front house is linked to the barn conversion annexe via a passage and orangery. The garden fronts on to the green and pond.
Agent: Mark David
Tel: 01869 338898
Guide price: £1.25 million
FRILFORD HEATH, ABINGDON, OXFORDSHIRE
This four-bedroom house was built by the current owners 40 years ago, so is on the market for the first time. It comes with nearly 5 1/2 acres of mature wooded gardens and paddocks, as well as a stable block with two loose boxes, a tack room and a hay store. Further land is available by separate negotiation. The property is three miles from Abingdon.
Agent: West Property Consultants
Tel: 01865 510000
Guide price: £1.65 million
WINTERBOURNE, NEWBURY, BERKSHIRE
This Grade II listed manor house is approached through wrought-iron gates down a gravel drive, which swings round to the courtyard. There are more than 30 acres of gardens and grounds, including mature yew trees and hedges, as well as paddocks and woodland. There is also a walled garden enclosing a swimming pool, a vegetable garden, a tennis court and a thatched party barn.
Agent: Strutt & Parker
Tel: 01635 521707
Guide price: £6.75 million
SWALLOWFIELD, READING, BERKSHIRE
This four-bedroom Victorian house comes with 3/4 acre of gardens. Original features include sash windows, brick arches and decorative brickwork. The drawing room has an open fireplace and French doors to the terrace. There is a conservatory that looks out towards the orangery, and a two-bedroom annexe. The gardens include lawns, specimen trees, fruit cages and vegetable patches.
Agent: McCarthy Holden
Tel: 01252 842100
Guide price: £1.69 million