Oxenwood, Marlborough, Wiltshire

  • Beautiful rural hamlet location
  • Close village amenities, schools and stations at Hungerford and Great Bedwyn
  • Stunning private and beautifully designed gardens garden with play area
  • Flexible accommodation  with five reception rooms, a large farmhouse kitchen, up to eight bedrooms and five bathrooms
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Oxenwood, a rural hamlet lies 6 miles to the south west of Hungerford and 2 miles to south of the thriving village of Shalbourne and within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The nearby village of Shalbourne has a primary school, church, post office/village store and a public house.  The market town of Hungerford offers a good selection of local shopping, whilst the larger towns of Newbury, Marlborough and Andover provide a wider range of shopping and recreational facilities.

The area is renowned for its excellent schools including primary schools at Shalbourne and Great Bedwyn, prep schools at Horris Hill, Cheam, Farleigh and Elstree.  Secondary schools at St John's Marlborough, Marlborough College, St Mary's Calne and Downe House are nearby.

Fast and regular train services to London/ Paddington and Waterloo are available from Pewsey, Great Bedwyn, Hungerford and Andover stations with journey times of about 1 hour. The nearby A338 gives fast access to the A303 and the M4 at junction 14 approximately 10 miles away.

Milton House lies in the centre of the hamlet with views over open fields and village greens.  The area offers easy access to a network of footpaths including the Wayfarers Walk.

 

Milton House is a beautiful family house of brick elevation under a pitched slate roof and arranged over three floors.  Recently redecorated and extended, the accommodation is well appointed and well designed offering flexible living space which could provide as much as eight bedrooms or perhaps secondary accommodation.

 

 

The front door leads to the Entrance /Dining Hall with stone flagged floor a walk in drinks cupboard, this leads to the formal Drawing Room carpeted with two bay windows an open stone fireplace.  The large Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a range of wall and floor units, a central island and a four door Aga leads to a cosy Snug with open fireplace and display shelves.  To the rear is another Entrance Hall which leads past the cloakroom and the Utility Room to a further Reception Room with log burner and French windows to the garden. An arch leads to a Study/Library.  There are two separate staircases within the property; the main staircase leads to the principal bedrooms.  The Master Bedroom has an en-suite Bathroom featuring a walk in shower and his and her basins.  There are two Double Bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and an additional Single Bedroom.  The second floor has two further Double Bedrooms with a Family Bathroom.   There are a further two Double Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom approached via the secondary staircase.

The property is approached through the ornate cottage garden to the front bordered by a low brick wall.  To the side there is a gravelled parking area with a timber store and steps to the rear garden and the back of the house.  The garden has been beautifully designed and has been maintained to a high standard.  A flagstone terrace with an ornate Wisteria clad pergola is ideal for entertaining.  To one side are a number of raised vegetable beds and on the other side are lawns running down to a children's play area at the end of the garden there are mature and well stocked beds. 

 

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