Swallows: Victorian cottages with an open plan feel


About Swallows

Swallows was formerly a pair of Victorian cottages that were converted to a single dwelling many years ago and subsequently considerably improved by the present owners. Constructed in an attractive blend of pale and red brick under a tiled roof, it offers excellent family accommodation with an open-plan feel that is perfect for modern living.

The centre of the house is the spacious double-aspect sitting room with an open fireplace, French doors to the rear garden and stairs to the first floor. The kitchen is appointed to a very high standard with Bulthaup units and island, Gaggenau appliances including hob, extractor, steam oven, conventional oven and a warming drawer.

There is also an extra wide fridge/freezer and a Miele dishwasher. There is a gas-fired stove in the dining area, and the French doors open to the rear terrace with a swimming pool beyond. Off the entrance hall is the study with fitted bookshelves. There is a family room with views over the gardens to the rear of the property.

On the first floor, the principal bedroom is double aspect with fitted wardrobes and an impressive en-suite with an island bath and separate cubicle. There are two further bedrooms, a family bathroom with a shower, a guest bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a useful playroom.


The property has a gated entrance which opens to a gravelled parking and turning area. The gardens are to the side and rear with mature trees and hedging that provides good privacy. 

There is a west-facing loggia, which is ideal for informal summer entertaining and a heated swimming pool. Screened behind evergreen hedging is a garden room ideal as a home office or games room. In all, the plot extends to about 0.4 acres.

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property with gas fired central heating.


Swallows, The Green Marsh Baldon Oxford OX44 Floorplan
Swallows, The Green Marsh Baldon Oxford OX44 Floorplan

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