Lower Road, Blackthorn, Bicester
- Barn Conversion
- 3 Bedrooms
- Garage With Office
- Large Garden
- Master With Ensuite
- Village Location
- Dining Room
- Sitting Room
- Downstairs WC
Barn House is a delightful three bedroom stone built property, in the sought after village of Blackthorn that combines the charms of village life, with easy access to Bicester with all the services it provides.
The property has many charming features, including exposed beams, solid wooden flooring, vaulted ceilings and a super Inglenook fireplace. The current owners have kept the property right up to date having installed LED lighting, A++ Appliances a smart meter and high speed broadband.
The living room which boasts the large Inglenook fireplace is the ideal setting to relax in front of a fire over the winter months, with the French doors drawing in natural light and opening out onto the patio and gardens beyond.
The dining room is at the heart of the property, leading off the kitchen and with views over the lovely garden it is the perfect space for entertaining with friends and family.
The kitchen is well lit and has a vaulted ceiling that creates a wonderful space for an inspired chef, there are a good number of floor and eye level units and integrated appliances, all complemented by solid wood work surfaces. The downstairs is completed by a WC.
Stairs from the Sitting room lead to the upstairs landing, where there are two double bedrooms and master bedroom with an en-suite, the pitch of the roof makes for wonderfully high ceilings. making each room feel light and airy.
The family bathroom has been refitted to a high standard and completes the first floor accommodation.
Outside, there is a large patio and seating area which is well suited to summer barbecues. The rear garden is delightful, filled with with mature shrubs, colorful plants and a natural pond it provides a completely tranquil haven to enjoy long summer evenings listening to birds and small wildlife.
There is an additional enclosed garden to the rear which is currently the home to four rescue goats that could just as easily lend itself to more space for the keen gardener or room for children to kick a ball.
The property also has a large double garage which has been partially converted to offer a useful office space downstairs and a loft for storage upstairs, and driveway parking for several vehicles.
Blackthorn is situated close to the Oxfordshire/Buckinghamshire borders, offers an impressive selection of properties, many of which are period houses, barn conversions and cottages. The village social committee organises various events at the village hall throughout the year including Quiz nights, summer BBQ, Christmas Carols and other ad-hoc fun-gatherings for the community.
Blackthorn is approximately 3 miles from Bicester and the designer retail outlet at Bicester village. Aylesbury, Thame and Oxford are also within easy reach for a comprehensive range of shopping, recreational and cultural facilities.
By road, the property is convenient for the M40, A41, A43 (leading to the M1) and A34. Bicester has two railway stations. Bicester North offers a great commuter service to London Marylebone in around 45 minutes and you can reach Birmingham in 1 hour. Bicester Town station has been upgraded and offers a service to London and Oxford. Aylesbury Vale Parkway is also now a convenient commuter option.