An elegant family house within easy reach of the city of Oxford and enjoying views towards the Dreaming Spires. No onward chain.
SITUATION AND LOCATION
Yarnells Hill is an elevated and highly regarded residential location on the edge of the city of Oxford. It is approximately 2 miles from the city centre, yet also close to the countryside of Boars Hill and Cumnor Village. The nearby Elms Parade at
Botley provides a wide selection of local retail amenities and there are bus stops close by connecting to the city centre. Oxford’s sporting and leisure amenities include The Oxfordshire
Health and Raquets Club and David Lloyd Health Club, a selection of golf clubs and several tennis and rowing clubs. There are many independent schools within easy reach including The
Dragon, St Edwards, Oxford High School, Magdalen College School, Chandlings Manor, Abingdon Senior and Preparatory Schools, St Katherine’s and St Helens and The Manor Preparatory School. Yarnells Hill is within the catchment of the highly
regarded North Hinksey Primary School and the Matthew Arnold Secondary School.
The city boasts excellent communications with access to the M40, connecting to London and Birmingham and the A34 linking to Newbury and the M4. There is also a fast rail service
to London Paddington taking approximately 55 minutes.
Included within the brochure is a set of floor plans detailing the layout of the accommodation.
57 Yarnells Hill is a fabulous detached home with many original features including wooden floorboards, paneled doors, picture rails and coving to the ceilings. The house provides light and spacious accommodation which would benefit from some updating and could be extended to create
a much larger family home subject to the usual consents. The front door opens into an entrance porch, with a further door into the hallway. From the hallway, doors lead into the main living accommodation and ground floor cloakroom. There is also a large under stairs storage cupboard. The sitting room has an open fireplace with an oak mantle, providing an attractive focal point and is light and airy with a window to the front aspect and
French doors opening onto the terrace. The dining room is situated to the rear of the house and has a
large bay window, original fireplace and a serving hatch to the kitchen with the original built in cutlery drawers. The kitchen has a range of fitted wall and base units with an integrated oven and hob with space for further appliances. From the kitchen a door leads into the utility room with further doors to the W.C, storage cupboard and external doors to the front and rear garden. From the hallway the original staircase rises to the first floor, with a large window on the landing. The bedroom accommodation comprises 3 double bedrooms, all of which are situated to the rear of the house and have vanity units. The master besdroom also has built in cupboards. The 4th bedroom is situated to the front of the house. The bathroom has a modern fitted suite with a walk-in shower and is fully tiled, the W.C is separate.
To the front, the property is set back from the road and approached by a graveled ‘in and out’ driveway, with a central lawn. There is a single garage with a further door from the garage into the rear garden. To the rear of the property and running the full width of the house is a large south-east facing paved terrace. From the terrace, steps lead down to the main garden comprising of
principally lawns with a central pathway leading to the bottom of the garden where there is a timber shed for garden equipment.