Lot 1 | Copse Stile House
5 Reception Rooms
Privatewater and mains available
Groundsource heat pump – heating and hot water.
A beautiful Queen Anne country house, situated on the edge of a highly sought after village
Approached via a sweeping gravel drive and through a beautiful archway lies Copse Stile House, sitting elegantly overlooking the gardens. Copse Stile House is a simply stunning example of a country house built in the beautiful Queen Anne Style. With an enviable edge of village location in Aston Tirrold, one of Oxfordshire’s most sought-after villages, and set in 12.64 acres, this is arguably one of the most attractive houses to come to the market in some time. The house was mostly built in the 17th Century with some 19th Century alterations, although parts of the house would appear to predate this.
Set in 12.64 acres of which 3.07 are garden and 9.57 is an agricultural field, the outbuildings and additional accommodation give Copse Stile House the feel of a small country estate.
The house is awash with stunning period features including panelled rooms, window shutters, beautiful flooring, and fireplaces and retains a light spacious feel.
There is a significant and impressive wine cellar.
The house is an ideal size for a family, with five bedrooms in the main house, all of which are ensuite.
The master bedroom suite is magnificent and includes two dressing rooms and two bathrooms with views across the gardens.
There is a separate two bedroom guest annexe attached to the main house.
There is extensive stabling including 11 loose boxes, a foaling box and an attached barn.
The gardens are beautiful and there are a number of magnificent mature trees
The outdoor swimming pool which has been recently re lined and installed with an air source heat pump, is tucked away within the old walled garden, set in a beautiful south facing position, which is ideal for soaking up the sun.
There is a traditional green house and attractive kitchen garden as well as a tennis court and enchanting timber gazebo.
Situated in a picturesque Oxfordshire countryside, at the foot of The Downs, are The Astons - the collective name given to the villages of Aston Upthorpe and Aston Tirrold. The two are contiguous with hriving communities supporting a village hall, three churches, a popular village pub, cricket club and post office.
As well as Didcot, Wallingford is the closest town; situated on the on the banks of the River Thames, with its desirable setting and attractive architecture offers market town living at its finest.
Bordered by the rolling Chilterns on one side and the magnificent Berkshire Downs on the other, it’s an idyllic spot with inexhaustible options for lovers of the outdoors. With its large open market square and famous castle ruins, this bustling market town is suffused in history. But what you might not know is that contemporary Wallingford is home to a fresh and energetic vibe, stoked by some great independent shopping, a sparkling array of dining options and a thriving café culture.
Goring and the neighbouring village of Streatley are also close by and both sit attractively on the banks of the River Thames. The two villages offer a wide selection of pubs, cafés and convenience stores. Goring and Streatley railway station provides a good train link to London.
The property, Copse Stile House, is located on the Oxfordshire side of the Oxford-Berkshire border, at the foot of the Berkshire downs with the Ridgeway National Trail only moments away.
There is a wide choice of excellent schools, both state and private within the area including Moulsford Prep School, Cranford House, St Andrews Prep School, The Manor, St Edwards Oxford, Abingdon School and Bradfield College. The A34, M4 and M40 motorways are all easily and quickly accessible. Nearby train stations at Reading and Didcot offer high speed access to London and the west country, the latter only being 4 miles away.
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