THE OLD BAKERY OXFORDSHIRE, OX7

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The Old Bakery is a 16th century cottage that has been recently renovated from an almost derelict cottage to a beautiful home

With an emphasis on natural materials that include lime plaster, timber, wood cladding, tadelek showers, stone and thatch, it has a neutral calm elegant feel to it. 

The property includes two bedrooms in the old cottage with old beams and stone walls, with the addition of reclaimed timber cladding and lime plaster. 

Both bedrooms have bathrooms, one with a free standing bath in the window of the bedroom.

There is a master suite which has reclaimed timber cladding, a free standing bath at the end of the bed and a wood burning stove.  

Downstairs there is a little sitting room in the existing cottage with stone, lime plaster and painted beams. 

It has an old spice cupboard on the wall where they used to sell spices when the cottage was an ‘inn’. 

There is a fireplace with a working fire. 

Then it goes down into a large open plan living area  with a dining room, leading on to a kitchen and living room. 

There are 3 sets of large crittal doors on one side leading onto a sunken terrace. 

The living area is calm with wood clad walls, reclaimed wood ceilings and lime plaster walls. 

It has timber flooring and a wood burner. 

There are two large statement ceramic beaded lights. 

On the lower ground floor there is a boot room and downstairs loo all clad in timber cladding.

Outside the sunken terrace has a large deep seating area with two water features and a log stack.

The garden is largely laid to lawn with an outdoor bath and outdoor wood burner with cooking facilities. 

In addition in the wild garden there sits a black shepherd’s hut designed by Bee Osborn that contains a bed, sitting area, kitchen area and bathroom. 

It is clad entirely in reclaimed timber cladding.

The front drive has parking for 3 cars and also contains a potting shed and raised beds. 

The nearest station is Kingham.

 

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