Youlbury, Boars Hill, Oxford, OX1

£1,950,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Little Fosters is a beautifully presented detached family home located on Boars Hill. The property was originally built in the 1920s and has been extended by the current owners offering a beautifully designed oval addition arranged over three floors. This delightful and substantial extension commands stunning views over the surrounding countryside and gardens. The property comprises a welcoming entrance hall, study/snug, formal drawing room with open fire and two sets of French doors leading to the terrace and an inner hall with cloakroom. Of particular note is the spectacular kitchen breakfast room with oval dining area. The kitchen benefits from an array of fitted units, Aga with gas hob companion, walk in pantry, breakfast bar and doors leading to the terrace and verandah. In addition there is a spacious utility room and covered walkway to the workshop and garages.

To the first floor there are four good size bedrooms, a family bathroom and a luxurious master bedroom with dressing room and ensuite. On the second floor the property benefits from a guest bedroom, shower room and sitting room with ample storage. Doors lead out from the sitting room and landing on to a roof terrace which benefits from a southerly aspect and commands stunning far-reaching views over surrounding woodland tree tops.

Situation

Boars Hill is an extremely well regarded residential area with a significant number of sizeable detached family homes in large garden plots. There is easy access to the Oxford ring road via Hinksey Hill, the A34, A420 and subsequent links to the M4 and M40 for commuters to London, The Midlands and West Country. Also within easy reach are the stations at Oxford and Didcot. For families with children, the house is accessible to the North Oxford private schools such as St Edward's and The Dragon School. Abingdon is 4 miles away with well regarded private schools, market town shopping facilities and the River Thames with parks and riverside walks.

Outside

The property is situated just off The Ridgeway and is accessed via a driveway which is flanked with mature hedging and flower borders to the front of the house with parking for several cars. A detached two bay garage with electric doors complements the front aspect. To the rear the garden is mainly laid to lawn and is enclosed by hedging and woodland boundaries. There is an elevated terrace partly covered by a verandah which is ideal for outdoor entertaining. The garden with flower borders has fruit trees, a summer house, tree house and secluded courtyard with water fountain.

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