Unique and outstanding – Beautifully presented period home.
The property was constructed in the 1870’s of stone beneath a tiled roof and in recent years it has been comprehensively and sensitively refurbished to the highest of standards, it now provides a very unique home within easy reach of the City Centre. Set well back from the road along a private driveway with beautifully landscaped gardens backing onto a tributary of the river Thames. From the reception hall there is access to a downstairs cloakroom and staircase to the upper floor. The sash windowed drawing room with a carved stone fireplace and walnut flooring also features fitted bookshelves, sash windows and high ceilings. Along the hall is the library/sitting room with built in bookshelves and walnut flooring. Beyond the library is the modern and contemporary kitchen/breakfast room joined to the original building by glazing and clad in Copper, the kitchen has a Limestone floor and is fitted with quality cabinets and concealed appliances with glazed doors opening to the rear garden with river views. On the first floor there are two bedrooms and a luxurious bathroom, the property has gas fired central heating and air conditioning. Set behind a walled front garden with slate path and arched wrought iron gate, the garden extends to the rear of the kitchen where there is a lawn with landscaped borders, the backdrop down to the river tributary is a lovely feature. There is a good sized single garage with storage and parking to the front.
Osney Island is a popular location within Oxford and has a rich and evolving history dating back to the Middle Ages. The River Thames flows under Osney Bridge, alongside East Street and on to Osney Lock, which is the site of the first community owned hydro power scheme on the Thames. The island also boasts a highly rated pub, The Punter, a church and has a great community spirit. The property is located along a private driveway behind St Frideswide’s Church.