Enjoying a generous sitting room to the front, there’s plenty of space to get everyone together around the table in the open plan kitchen/dining room, with French doors to the rear garden. Three well-proportioned bedrooms include a stylish en suite in the master and two with a fitted wardrobe. The Alvescot comes complete with a family bathroom, downstairs W.C. and convenient storage cupboards. NB: Internal images are examples from previous CALA developments.
One of Oxfordshire’s oldest and prettiest villages, Bampton was a late Anglo-Saxon centre which enjoyed prosperity through wool production.
Displaying 17th and 18th century buildings and an Italianate town hall, Bampton is now recognised the world over as the fictional village of ‘Downton’, using the Old Grammar School, St Mary’s Church and Church Gate House as film locations.
The famous village is a hive of activity with lots of amenities and cultural events. Relaxed cafés and bistros are just a short stroll away, while for the more energetic, Bampton Recreation Ground and Pavilion provides extensive sports facilities and a trim-trail, situated next to the natural beauty of Millennium Wood.
Nearby Witney is home to a wonderful array of shops, boutiques and cafés, as well as a cinema. Or you can broaden your choice further in Oxford and enjoy all of its historic landmarks.
The Witney Lakes Resort offers an exclusive 18-hole golf course, plus superb gym and spa facilities, while the sailing club at Standlake is a picturesque setting for a range of watersports. By contrast, have a great day out at Cotswold Wildlife Park, approximately 7 miles away, or take in the regal splendour of Blenheim Palace just to the north.
Finally, for education look no further than Bampton CofE and Aston Primaries, as well as Carterton Community College, The Henry Box School, King’s School Witney, Cokethorpe School and Burford School.
With the A40 close by and junction 9 of the M40 approximately 22 miles away, Bampton is well-placed for Oxford and London, as well as commuting to Banbury, Bicester, Cirencester, Cheltenham or Swindon.
Combe and Hanborough train stations are nearby, with Hanborough offering regular services to Oxford in around nine minutes and London Paddington in just over an hour. Furthermore, Oxford and Didcot mainline stations offer direct services to London Paddington and London Marylebone.
There are also connections to London Heathrow, which along with Birmingham International Airport, is equidistant from Bampton at around 61 miles.