"Situated in the quaint hamlet of Grafton in the West Oxfordshire countryside on the edge of the Cotswolds this impressive property with its private tennis court lies in a courtyard setting within 20 acres of private land. Arriving up a long gravel drive passing a small lake and over a stone bridge the large courtyard setting of the semi-detached Studio is idyllic. The owners’ house lies opposite a discreet distance away and the surrounding private land is a haven for wildlife. Barn owls kingfishers red kites otters deer and grazing horses add to the beautiful setting. The front door opens into an impressive open plan livingdining room 22 x 60 ft with vaulted double-height ceiling polished stone floor and large wood burner. A galley-style kitchen leads through a glazed door onto a private terrace with covered loggia. Planted with lavender roses and shrubs the west-facing terrace lies in front of your private tennis court with views of open grassland bordered by mature trees. With almost no light pollution the display of stars and constellations is breathtaking. The bathroom covered in travertine with over-bath shower washstand toilet high quality towels and complimentary bath products. Stairs lead up to a galleried double bedroom with 6ft bed lime-washed oak floor and Egyptian cotton bedding.\nAccess to parts of the main grounds is available with prior agreement. This location is ideal to relax enjoy award winning restaurants historic sites shopping and nature. There are many established footpaths including walks along the River Thames ½ mile and the oldest pathway in England The Ridgeway 11 miles site of the White Horses and Waylands Smithy. Local attractions include Blenheim Palace Kelmscott Manor Buscot Park Chedworth Roman Villa The Cotswold Wildlife Park and Cotswold Water Park. A large choice of local Market Towns and Cotswold Towns and Villages including Bampton Burford Bibury Cirencester Witney and Faringdon offer excellent local produce and goods. The surrounding villages are abundant with award winning pubsrestaurants five within a 6 mile radius and local attractions from river cruises galleries woollen mills perfumeries and potteries to vineyards distilleries and breweries. Oxford 25 miles. Shop 2 miles. Pub and restaurant 1 mile."
The Studio: sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom and 1 bathrooms. 1 super kingsize. Private parking and terrace.
Beamed living room with dining area, wood-burning stove, vaulted ceiling, stone floor and Velux windows, open plan with galley-style kitchen. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. First floor: Galleried double bedroom with 6ft bed, lime-washed oak floor and Velux window.
Wood-burning stove - fuel included. Electricity, oil central heating, bed linen and towels included. HD TV. DVD. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Wi-fi. Terrace with loggia and furniture. BBQ. Access to areas of owners’ private property with prior consent. Private tennis court. Parking (1 car); additional spaces on request. No smoking. No children. Please note: 2 steps onto terrace.
What you need to know
There are 2 steps in the grounds. No children.
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