Bardwell Road, Oxford, OX2

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
An elegant detached Edwardian riverside house within the prime residential area of Central North Oxford

River House a substantial detached residence set discreetly down a private lane. Built in 1908 and set in approximately a quarter of an acre the house enjoys a wonderful position on the edge of the conservation area with Dragon School on the doorstep and Summertown in easy reach. The accommodation is arranged over three floors with magnificent proportions and a wealth of natural light throughout. There are two principal reception rooms, a study and kitchen/breakfast room leading off a spacious entrance hall. The sitting room and drawing room both have sash bay windows, fireplaces and high ceilings. There is an Aga in the kitchen as well as French doors leading out to the garden terrace with views over the river and a rear hall leads to a laundry room and shower room with sauna. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, two of which have an en suite and there is also a family bathroom. The most notable feature of the accommodation is a wonderful open plan room on the top floor with a roof terrace looking over the river and Cherwell Boats House. This is a very versatile space currently arranged as a single open plan studio ideal as a den, home office, games room or reception room.

The house is approached by a gravel driveway with electric gates, an EV charging point and space for several cars. The rear garden is well established and a haven for wildlife with mature trees and borders on either side and the river beyond.

The property is in this most favoured side road set in the North Oxford Victorian Conservation Area. The property is situated just over one mile north of the city centre and approximately 0.8 miles from the amenities of Summertown. The local centres of North Parade and Summertown provide a good selection of everyday shops, doctors' and dentists' surgeries, public library, major banks and a leisure centre with swimming pool. Both Oxford and Oxford Parkway stations provide mainline rail links to London Paddington. The property is conveniently positioned for the Oxford schools, University Parks and the historic centre of this university city.

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John D Wood

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