Heath Farm is a farmhouse dating back to the 18th century, as evidenced by its charming period features which include inglenook fireplaces, chamfered exposed beams, shutters and window seats.
The property itself has been extended: a link was forged in 1998 with some former outbuildings to allow for an impressive open plan kitchen/breakfast room. There are also four versatile reception rooms and five characterful bedrooms with exposed floorboards and window seats, and some with sloping ceilings; one guest suite is on the ground floor.
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Outside, the house has an attractive courtyard area with a duck pond, which is fed by a natural spring. Most of the gardens are laid to lawn, and walled and grazing directly adjoins the garden – the grounds come to around seven acres.
Heath Farm is situated towards the edge of the village of Fritwell in north Oxfordshire, between Banbury and Bicester. Fritwell is a sought-after Oxfordshire base with a post office, butcher/shop, primary school and a village hall, as well as two pubs. Ardley is three miles, and Bicester is seven miles while Oxford is under 20 miles distant.
The guide price is £995,000. For further information please contact Savills on 01295 228 002 or visit www.savills.co.uk.
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