Church Street, Somerton, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25


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  • Bedrooms: 5
Wychwood Cottages is a delightful semi-detached period house dating from the 18th century. Originally two cottages and the Old Post Office/village shop the property has been thoughtfully modernised by the present owners. There is spacious and flexible accommodation arranged over three floors incorporating a mix of period and modern features throughout.

The main entrance to the house is through an attractive oak door leading into the hallway with access to the right through to the cloakroom and utility room. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wooden wall and base units, granite worktops, stone flooring and integrated appliances throughout. The well presented dining room has an attractive stone fireplace and leads onto a sitting room. At the rear of the property there is a garden room with an abundance of natural light through which you may find a second sitting room/games rooms. Both of these rooms have French doors for access to the rear terrace, ideal for entertaining and dining.

On the first floor there is a main bedroom with a double aspect allowing for views over the village church and the extensive gardens at the back. An en-suite shower room serves this bedroom whilst there are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom to complete this floor. Both bathrooms are modern and finished to a high standard.

On the third floor there are two further bedrooms and a small study.


The property has its own private drive to the right hand side of the house leading to the garages and stables at the end of the garden. At the rear of the house there is a large terrace and steps up to the main garden which is enclosed by a stone wall. Within this area of 0.7 acres are well maintained flower beds, shrubs, lawned areas and mature trees.


The small village of Somerton is nestled to one side of the Cherwell Valley being set amongst picturesque open countryside close by the River Cherwell and Oxford Canal. Somerton enjoys a vibrant and supportive community with regular events at the village hall. The property is well placed for access to the M40 with junction 10 being approximately 3½ miles distant whilst the market town of Bicester is approximately 7 miles to the south east providing a good range of local shops and a train service to London (Marylebone) from Bicester North and Bicester Village. Soho Farmhouse is under 8 miles away. The market town of Banbury is approximately 10 miles to the north and the city of Oxford is some 16 miles to the south, both offering excellent facilities.

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