What does £1 million buy you in Oxford and across Oxfordshire in 2020? From a 4 bedroom terraced house in Oxford’s Jericho quarters to a 7 bedroom detached house, Harwell to a stunning Grade II listed family home in Bicester, here’s a round-up of 20 or so properties in Oxford and across Oxfordshire to show you what you can buy at around the £1 million mark. A wreath would most certainly look good on some of the front doors this Christmas.
Discreetly located in North Abingdon, this substantial six bedroom detached, contemporary family home offers spacious, well planned and versatile living over two floors. The kitchen is open plan through to the equally impressive living room, with sliding doors onto the terrace.
There are an en-suite bedroom and utility room on the ground floor and five further bedrooms (two en-suite) on the first floor. The property also has a double garage, ample driveway parking and landscaped rear gardens.
£995,000, Thomas Merrifield, Abingdon.
Westgate House is located on the edge of Banbury. The property is set back from the road, behind electric gates, offering plenty of parking, with a lawned area and established trees.
The entrance hall leads to the well-equipped kitchen/breakfast room, with an adjacent utility room which has views and access to the garden. The sitting room is triple aspect with access to the terrace and garden. The family room and dining room both lead to the conservatory. Completing the ground floor is the study and shower/cloakroom.
On the first floor, the landing has plenty of built-in storage and leads to the master bedroom suite, which has an adjacent bathroom, with separate bath and shower. There are three further bedrooms, and a bathroom and separate WC.
£950,000, Fisher German, Banbury
Grade II* Listed Cedar Lodge was designed to house chauffeurs accompanying Lord Jersey’s guests visiting Middleton Park, and it now a beautiful family home.
The entrance hall provides access to the basement and cloakroom as well as to the dining room which in turn leads to the kitchen and the spacious double reception. The basement is split into three separate areas providing flexibility for a number of different uses including a study.
On the first floor is the master bedroom, and two further bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, and a family bathroom. On the second floor, there are two further bedrooms, a family bathroom and a utility room. To the exterior is a delightful private garden and a double garage.
Residents enjoy the use of the extensive private grounds including an outdoor heated swimming pool with changing facilities, a tennis court and a croquet lawn. The park also has a 200 year-old cricket ground, a beautiful and evocative addition to this stunning setting.
£950,000, Penny & Sinclair, Summertown
The Old Barn, Wendlebury is and impressive stone-built barn conversion that has been comprehensively refurbished to provide contemporary and flexible accommodation arranged over three floors.
On the ground floor, there’s an entrance hallway with its oak flooring and new oak staircase, a large sitting room with stone-built fireplace and woodburning stove, a second reception room that would also lend itself to being used as a dining room. There’s also a kitchen/breakfast room with french doors leading to the garden, a utility room, a study, and a separate W.C.
Upstairs, on the first floor, there’s a family bathroom and four double bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room. The second floor contains a luxurious master bedroom suite and a guest bedroom.
£1,150,000, Fine & Country, North Oxfordshire
This charming Grade II listed three-bedroom townhouse in the heart of Burford High Street comes with parking, commercial retail premises, and self-contained ground floor holiday-let apartment.
Clement House is set over three floors and offers spacious, flexible living accommodation with further scope to extend and adapt to create either a superb residential home or a mixed-use residential/commercial investment opportunity. Access to the main house is through the shop, side or from the rear.
There’s parking for several vehicles via a secured gated entrance through Burgage Gardens.
£999,950, Radnor Martin, London
This completely re-designed, hugely extended and fully renovated five-bedroom detached family home is located in the sought after town of Charlbury.
The hub of the property is a spectacular kitchen/family room with a huge open-plan living space which provides seating, dining and entertainment areas. Also, there is another living room/reception room off the large and welcoming entrance hall, a good-sized study and a utility/cloakroom.
The first floor includes five double bedrooms – with the two larger bedrooms offering good-sized en-suite shower rooms – and a family bathroom.
£925,000, Breckon & Breckon, Woodstock
This contemporary new detached five-bedroom home is set over three floors and offers a versatile and great family space with an extensive rear garden backing onto open countryside.
The property consists of an entrance hallway leading to a spacious family kitchen/diner with Bi-fold doors to the patio and garden and a separate utility room with fitted appliances. There is a dual aspect reception room, plus a further multi-purpose reception room, downstairs cloakroom and door to the integral garage.
On the first floor, the guest bedroom with a walk-in dressing room and luxurious hotel-style ensuite shower room, the second bedroom with en suite facilities, twp further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor is the master bedroom suite with an en suite bathroom.
£950,000, Bonners & Babingtons, Chinnor
Nestled in the pretty Oxfordshire village of Ascott-under-Wychwood, Well Cottage is a honey-coloured Cotswold stone property, meticulously and lovingly restored into a chic, contemporary country home, with parts dating back almost 400 years.
Just off the entrance hall is the downstairs WC and guest bedroom suite, a welcoming sitting room, a dining room, a stunning Italian floating Lago kitchen with a walk-in pantry and, a useful utility room.
Upstairs there’s the master bedroom with adjoining dressing room and ensuite bathroom, and two further bedrooms (one with a luxurious ensuite shower room and separate dressing room). Outside is a gorgeous English country garden.
£1,100,000, Stowhill Estates, Wantage
This fantastic imposing detached Edwardian home, with a wealth of period features, is nestled in extensive well-established gardens. The versatile accommodation offers a kitchen breakfast room, four reception rooms, conservatory, scullery/utility room, boot room, W.C and cellar.
On the first floor are five double bedrooms, two with en-suite shower rooms, a family bathroom and office or studio. Woodhill was built in the early 20th century and further extended to offer a substantial, versatile family home.
£950,000, Stowhill Estates, Wantage
Situated in Harwell village, just 1.8 miles from Didcot Parkway, this detached residence with forecourt and double garage with stairs leading to a first-floor games room above.
The hallway leads to a fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar on the right and an additional family room on the left. Completing the ground floor are 3 bedrooms (one currently used as a study), gym, boot room, large shower room and a fantastic 25ft triple aspect reception room that leads to the gas heated swimming pool room and garden with patio.
On the first floor, there are four further bedrooms, the master bedroom with doors leading to a Juliette balcony, walk-in wardrobe and en-suite. The second bedroom has fitted wardrobes and en-suite. There is also a family bathroom that serves the other bedrooms.
£1,000,000, Chancellors, Didcot
This elegant modern detached family home offers flexible living accommodation over three floors.
On the ground floor is a sitting room that centred around a fireplace with a wood-burning stove. There’s a well-proportioned reception room that could be used as a family sitting room or a separate dining room. You’ll also find an open plan fitted kitchen with and adjoining family breakfast area/dining room, a walk-in pantry and a utility room.
On the first floor is the master bedroom with en suite shower room and a dressing room. Completing the first floor is an attractive guest bedroom with en suite bathroom and a double bedroom with en suite shower room. On the second floor, there are two further large, character double bedrooms and a modern shower room.
£950,000, Perry Bishop and Chambers, Faringdon
This bay fronted semi-detached has been extended by the current owners and offers a well-planned and flexible ground floor accommodation comprising an open-plan sitting and dining room with feature fireplace, kitchen and breakfast room, workshop/garage/reception room.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a further double bedroom on the second floor. The 100 feet garden comes with an insulated home office.
£975,000, Chancellors, Henley-on-Thames
Tucked away in an enviable setting, this much-loved family home, now in need of some modernisation, offer flexible accommodation over two floors. The ground floor comprises several main reception areas including a large kitchen opening through to a dual aspect dining room with French doors to the south side.
The sitting room has glass doors opening to the south terrace, and the snug family room has a bay window overlooking the garden. Additionally, there is a glazed reading area, downstairs shower room and utility room.
On the first floor are five adult bedrooms, two small children’s bedrooms/box rooms, a bathroom and a shower room. Outside, the rear of the property features a large garden predominantly laid to lawn.
£975,000, Savills, Oxford Summertown
Situated in a desirable cul-de-sac, this significantly extended family home offers a generous balance of internal and external space. The dual aspect sitting room flows brilliantly through to the extended dining room and a large fitted kitchen.
The ground floor further benefits a shower room and a door directly through to the integral garage. On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms, a family bathroom and a good-sized en suite to the master bedroom.
Further extension/alteration is possible into the loft subject to the usual consents. Outside there is driveway parking to the front for 2 cars and to the rear, a mature and beautifully maintained garden.
£1,000,000, Chancellors, Headington
Situated in the Jericho area of Oxford, this large four-bedroom Georgian house, built in early 1700, provides spacious accommodation over three floors offering the flexibility of use for the rooms.
On the ground floor, there are two reception rooms and a large kitchen with doors out to a rear courtyard garden. The first floor comprises of the master bedroom with en suite shower room, second bedroom and family bathroom. On the second floor are two further good sized bedrooms.
£995,000, Penny & Sinclair, Summertown
Greysmead Lodge, a former Edwardian coach house and stable block, originally part of the home of the estate manager for Thame Park House, is set in stunning elevated grounds including an area of woodland.
A spacious contemporary ground floor layout provides a large entrance hall, an open plan dining room, a double aspect 17′ kitchen/breakfast room with access to the garage and rear gardens, a 22′ living room, and a large study with adjoining shower room.
The first floor features an impressive galleried landing, a 17′ master bedroom with en-suite shower room and three further double bedrooms served by a modern family bathroom.
£950,000, Hamnett Hayward, Thame
This detached ‘Passivhaus’ was built in 2014, and it enjoys an enviable location overlooking open fields with spectacular views over Wittenham Clumps.
As you enter, the hallway there is an open oak staircase leading to the first floor, an area for seating and full-length glazed door leading to the rear. There is a main living area, a high-quality open plan kitchen area, a ground floor room currently used as a study, and a shower room.
On the first floor is the master bedroom with a large en suite shower room, two further bedrooms, with bedroom two benefiting from an en suite shower room, and a family bathroom. The property benefits from a high level of soundproofing between rooms, solid oak doors and oak engineered flooring throughout.
£1,175,000, Winterbrook Estate Agents, Wallingford
Hampden House is a beautiful Grade II Listed Georgian townhouse occupying a wonderful position in the centre of Watlington, with accommodation arranged over four floors.
On the ground floor, the front door opens into the principal reception room and leads unto a recently extended kitchen with open plan dining area. Beyond the kitchen is the utility room and downstairs W.C. On the first floor, there are 2-3 generous bedrooms served by the recently re-fitted family bathroom.
On the second floor, the principal bedroom suite has a ‘Jack & Gill’ bathroom and fitted wardrobes. There are a further two bedrooms with access to the bathroom via the landing. One of these bedrooms is currently used as a study. The house also benefits from a cellar providing useful storage space, and it could be possible to convert the loft subject to planning permission.
£795,000, Knight Frank, Henley-on-Thames
Built around 1690, this stunning individual period property is truly one of a kind that has had numerous uses over the years, and has been featured in several lifestyle magazines.
The property has been lovingly transformed into a beautiful family home with the addition of two separate dwellings to the rear. This presents the new owner with some potential options such as letting or additional dwellings for family and friends.
The main house has been tastefully designed to fit in perfectly with the character of the existing building, the house has a spacious feel throughout and includes beautiful fixtures and fittings in every room
£1,100,000, Chancellors, Witney
This stunning and unique 4/5 bedroom architect-designed detached home, dating from 1960 with more recent additions in 2004 and 2018, has flexible accommodation over three floors.
The accommodation includes an entrance hall and large modern kitchen/dining/family room with wood burning stove and French Doors onto the terrace. A master bedroom suite and sitting room are located on the second floor, with access to a second terrace. There are three further bedrooms and two bathrooms in the south wing, and a separate 1-bedroom annexe in the north wing.
To the rear, the secluded, west-facing garden has been landscaped and features separate seating areas, mature planting, a large lawn and a hot tub. The front offers parking and turning space for several cars.
£1,250,000, Flowers Estate Agents, Woodstock