Fine detached home and gardens with tremendous potential. Substantial character residence set in mature wooded grounds within the Old Headington Conservation Area. Built in c.1924 with later additions the property comprises five bedrooms, four reception rooms and two bath/shower rooms now requiring updating. Situated on a plot in excess of 0.33 acres well screened from the road behind stone wall and mature hedging with detached double garage, detached outhouse and the benefit of an adjoining parcel of land held on a separate leasehold title where currently a swimming pool is sited. Located within 0.3 mile radius of Waitrose supermarket, 0.4 mile radius of the London/airport bus stops and 1.1 miles of Oxford Brookes University.
This is the former home of the late Brian Aldiss OBE, author of the classic Helliconia trilogy, and the story on which Steven Spielberg's 2001 film AI: Artificial Intelligence was based. He was one of Britain's most accomplished and versatile writers of science fiction, he also wrote several bestselling mainstream novels, poetry, drama, two autobiographies and several film scenarios as well as finding time to execute some 90 original paintings.
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