High Street, Ashbury, Oxfordshire, SN6


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An OPPORTUNITY to ADD VALUE to this historic and large property (2790 sq. ft). A truly flexible and versatile home offering an ANNEXE for extra income, Airbnb or work from home office space. The owners have previously run a village shop and bed and breakfast business but have now retired to live closer to family.

A large, historic Grade II listed house set in the heart of Ashbury, offering versatile accommodation which is light and spacious and has high ceilings throughout and many character features. This interesting and quirky property whilst in need of some restoration offers a varied opportunity for a buyer.

There is potential for two families to combine or for the property to be divided. Annexe potential for air bnb or work from home.

An entrance porch leads into a charming sitting room with exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace and a wood burning stove. This leads to an inner hall/study area off which is a large family bathroom. Along the hall is a south facing study overlooking a pretty rear garden. Adjacent, is a well fitted oak galley-style kitchen with a Stoves combination range cooker. Also leading from the hall is an impressively large, double aspect family/dining room with views over the garden.

Stairs from the hall lead to an attractive landing area with two double bedrooms, both showing a wealth of beams, exposed stone walls and views across the vale. Further stairs lead to a stunningly spacious master bedroom with a large en suite shower room.

Downstairs the family room leads into another double aspect room, currently an art studio, with French doors opening onto the garden. A second kitchen/utility room leads off this studio. Another set of stairs leads to a self-contained sitting room, double bedroom and en suite shower room.

Outside, the secluded gardens have benefited from professional landscaping. The main garden lies to the side of the family room and is laid to lawn with well stocked flower and shrub beds. It is bound on one side by a large, well-built double garage with an electric up and over door. At the rear is a delightful south facing courtyard garden. Well stocked raised flower beds surround a gravel/paved patio. A large stone built garden shed with power and electricity provides storage and an electric supply to a water feature. Steps lead lead up to a pretty country lane where Ridgeway House has further flower beds.

The property is heated by an oil fired central heated system with some electric heating. A new oil tank and flue was installed in 2017.

This lovely home is offered for sale with no onward chain and an RICS Property Survey on condition is available from the agents.

Ashbury is a charming, historic, Downland village, just of the Ridgeway and the magnificent Lambourn downs and close to the National Trust sites at White Horse Hill and Ashdown House. The Rose and Crown, a former coaching inn is a short walk away and has become a popular destination pub and recommended in the national press.

The parish church sits above the village and there is also a free church. Additionally, there is a popular village Church of England primary school, a village green and playground and a new village shop and tea room. There is a vibrant village community with many clubs and activities for all ages.

Ashbury is on a bus route between Lambourn and Swindon, whilst Shrivenham, just 3 miles away, has buses to Oxford and Swindon as well as a comprehensive range of shops, pubs, restaurants and a doctors' surgery. Junctions 14 and 15 of the M4 are easily accessible from Ashbury village. Additionally, Ashbury has access to high speed fibre broadband as a result of a recent L.A./BT plan.

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