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6 bed detached house for sale

£1,850,000 Guide price

Foscot, Bledington, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7

6 bed detached house for sale 6 4 3
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Property features

  • Unique and eclectic property
  • Very versatile accommodation
  • Delightful location
  • Mature gardens and grounds
  • In the Evenlode Valley
  • EPC Rating = E

Property description

A unique and spacious village house set in mature walled gardens.

Brock Cottage presents a unique opportunity to purchase a spacious and versatile family property situated in an enviable position adjacent to Foxholes Nature Reserve yet easily accessible to Kingham station providing a fast train service to London Paddington.

Once the gardener’s cottage for nearby Foxholes House, the building is believed to date to the early 1900’s. The property has been improved over time and extended to create the unique and eclectic home you see today.

The internal accommodation flows from the light and bright entrance hall which has vaulted ceilings and oak hardwood flooring. The hub of the house is the spacious and light-filled open plan kitchen/dining room. Here there are roof lights and floor-to-ceiling glazed windows with sliding doors that offer access to the paved terrace and gardens beyond. There is a range of wall and base units, a triple oven and gas hob and space for white goods. The kitchen/dining room can accommodate a 10-seater table with chairs as well as sofas around the wood burning stove. Steps down from the kitchen/dining room lead to a well-appointed utility. To the front of the property is a well-proportioned family room with French doors that open onto the gardens and an open fireplace with fitted cupboards to either side.

A short flight of stairs with four steps lead from the kitchen/dining room down into the light-filled sitting room. This excellent room has a vaulted ceiling, wood-burning stove and kitchenette area. A six-seater dining table and chairs can easily be accommodated. The front wall is made up of sliding glass doors which lead out to the front garden and double doors out to the rear. A flight of steep handmade stairs lead up to a mezzanine/loft area with restricted headroom.

The bedrooms are all located on the ground floor. The principal bedroom has French doors to the garden and an en suite bathroom. Bedroom two has a Jack and Jill night cloakroom and a free-standing bath in the bedroom itself. There are a further four bedrooms, three with French doors opening onto the gardens, and two well-fitted and colourful family bathrooms. Steep stairs lead from bedroom three to a second mezzanine/loft which is ideal as additional sleeping space, reading nook or storage. The majority of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes.

Brock Cottage sits centrally in its plot of approximately one acre and the garden is predominately laid to lawn with an abundance of mature trees, shrubs and flowering plants. There are fruit trees, including medlar, cherry and apricot, quince and greengage trees, and the pergola over the rear terrace is planted with wisteria and vines and is perfect for al fresco dining. Either side of the property are small streams that eventually flow into the River Evenlode and there is a small footbridge accessing the woodland area that is dense with snowdrops and bluebells. There are two timber storage sheds at the entrance to the drive which provides parking for a number of vehicles

Foscot is a charming hamlet surrounded by glorious rolling countryside in the Evenlode Valley with the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village is close to both Burford (seven miles) and Stow-on-the-Wold (six miles), which both meet a range of daily requirements including shops, libraries, banks and schools. The main cultural and larger centres of Witney, Cheltenham, Cirencester and Oxford provide a wider choice of leisure, shopping and cultural amenities.

The A424 provides links to the A40 and M40 as well as the M5 at Cheltenham. There are regular train services to Oxford and London Paddington from Kingham Station (two miles).

There is an excellent range of schools locally with well-reputed primary and secondary schools both state and private. The stylish, organic farm and lifestyle shop at Daylesford is just four miles away and the whole area is rich in award winning pubs and restaurants. The general area is crisscrossed with a network of footpaths and bridleways.

Sporting and recreational facilities are well catered for in the wider area with golf courses at Naunton Downs, Burford and Cheltenham. National Hunt Racing is at Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Worcester.

The Cotswolds' year is bursting with events ranging from world famous international festivals like Cheltenham Literature Festival and Cheltenham Gold Cup Week to major musical events such as the Wilderness Festival and the Big Feastival, as well as a jam-packed events calendar featuring concerts, exhibitions, arts and literature festivals and theatrical productions.

Square Footage: 3,349 sq ft

0.73 Acres

From Chipping Norton along the A361through the town and when the road bears right continue straight ahead and again straight over the mini roundabout signposted Churchill B4450. Proceed through Churchill and on this road for approximately 5 ½ miles. Continue past Kingham Station (on your right), and into the village of Bledington. Take the next turning left (signposted Foscot and Idbury) Continue on this road for approximately 1 mile and as the road bears sharp right, turn left (signposted Foxholes Only). Proceed on this road passing a row of cottages on your right hand side. Take the next left turn passing a range of barns and outbuildings and just before the car park for the Foxholes Nature Reserve (on your left), turn right. Then take the next right turn into the driveway for Brock Cottage.

Additional Info
EPC Rating = E.

Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage. Gas fired (propane) central heating and hot water. BT landline subject to the usual transfer regulations. Gigaclear available in the village.

West Oxfordshire District Council. The property is currently a holiday let and is subject to business rates (small business exempt). The property was previously Band F.


Viewings by appointment with Savills Stow-on-the-Wold, T:

Particulars prepared: November 2023. Photographs taken: June 2020.

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Property value data/graphs for OX7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £721,639 £329 3.9 £736,587
Semi-detached £443,637 £321 3.1 £458,922
Terraced £417,858 £314 2.9 £385,014
Flats £276,891 £307 1.9 £200,366

Current asking prices in OX7

Average: £749,896
Avg. current asking prices in OX7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £241,667
Flats £216,294
- -
All £222,149

Current asking rents in OX7

Average: £2,736 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in OX7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £2,933 pcm
£3,300 pcm
Flats £1,803 pcm
£2,670 pcm
- - -
All £1,803 pcm
£2,670 pcm
£2,933 pcm
£3,300 pcm

Fun facts for OX7

Highest value in OX7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
The Green £1,358,441
Chilson £1,108,772
Chapel Lane £954,906
Taston, Chipping Norton OX7 £953,302
Idbury, Chipping Norton OX7 £768,063
Highest turnover in OX7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
William Smith Close 64.3%
The Square 57.1%
Lonsdale Court 50.0%
New Street 45.5%
Shepard Way 36.6%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£7,581 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 185,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £7,057 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Gas £55 Electricity £89 Estimated energy cost £144/mo How Much Could I Save? In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 24900 kWh/year
Electricity: 6800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

West Oxfordshire

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £338 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £23 Sewerage £19 Estimated water cost £42 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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