Kingston Road, Frilford, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13


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  • Bedrooms: 5
Dry Leys is a unique proposition providing elegant and generously proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors. Built in the late 1930s architecturally there are obvious signs that there was an Art Deco and Neoclassical influence with good symmetry, parapet wall to roof and arched windows within the reception rooms allowing the southerly light to flood into the main living spaces. The house is bursting with original features from the stone fireplaces and oak panelled walls to the majestic oak staircase and original oak strip flooring throughout the hall and the principal reception rooms. There is a drawing room at the western end of the house with a bay window and open fire, a dining and kitchen/breakfast room at the rear and to the front, the butler's quarters with pantry and snug. Beyond the kitchen is a large larder, laundry room and double garage.

Upstairs are five bedrooms. The principal bedroom enjoys the view from the bay window and has a dressing room and en suite. There is also a family bathroom, shower room and heated linen cupboard.

The house is approached by a tree lined driveway that sweeps around and towards the front beside two acres of pasture. The main drive branches off and to the rear of the house where there are two double garages, one of which is detached. The grounds are magnificent with lawn interspersed among woodland with an array of native trees that create a private and secluded environment. There is also a self-contained Finnish log cabin screened discreetly by a yew hedge.

Frilford is a very popular village renowned for its excellent position in relation to the outside world. Access to London is via the main line from Didcot Parkway station to London Paddington in approximately forty five minutes. Schooling in the area is exceptional with Abingdon prep within a mile and Abingdon town within three miles for Abingdon School, St Helen's & St Katherine's, The Manor and Cothill. Oxford is within ten miles for St Edwards, The Dragon, Summerfields and Chandlings. Cokethorpe School and St Hughs are in the opposite direction. Frilford Heath is well known for its members only golf course within three miles of the property and Millets Farm next door. The nearby market towns of Abingdon, Wantage and Witney provide a wider range of amenities and retail.

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John D Wood

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