The Green, Drayton, Abingdon, OX14


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  • Bedrooms: 3

Originally forming part of a small farming complex, this mid nineteenth century barn was converted just over 40 years ago with the input of renowned local architect Graeme Jones. The property provides superbly appointed practical and flexible accommodation arranged over three floors wilth all rooms exhibiting a wealth of character. Many design features have been incorporated within the accommodation including a superb freestanding timber staircase, which rises the full height of the building, from the vaulted dining hall. The original barn door openings and the post and beam structure of the former cow shed, have also been used to maximum effect to allow the rooms to be flooded with light and to emphasise the structure of the old timber frame, which complements the open plan feel of the accommodation. On the ground floor, the sitting room and guest bedroom enjoy full width windows onto the westerly facing secluded front gardens whilst large doors lead from the dining hall to a brick terrace with bbq at the rear. The kitchen/breakfast room is very well appointed with an excellent range of Miele appliances and the bathroom is very stylish with a contemporary feel. At first floor level, leading off the spacious landing, are the main bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a further double bedroom whilst located on the second floor, a TV room/snug provides a perfect retreat away from the main reception area and could also be used as an additional bedroom. In addition to the accommodation in the house, a purpose-built home office at the end of the rear garden provides an ideal working environment. Both the Home office and the barn benefit from Neville Johnson fitted furniture.


The property enjoys good size gardens to both front and rear and has the advantage of a double garage with overhead storage and a car port. Double gates from the garages gives access to the rear garden and the home office.

Planning Permission

The property has previously had planning permission granted (May 2014 and now lapsed) for a two storey extension at the rear of the house to provide a further ground floor reception room and an en-suite bedroom on the first floor. See link for full details.


The Old Barn is situated in the centre of Drayton village, approx. 2 miles to the south of Abingdon and 5 miles from Didcot Parkway railway station (London Paddington approx 40 mins). There is quick and easy access on to the nearby A34, connecting northbound to Oxford and the M40 and southbound to the M4. Drayton provides facilities catering for many everyday needs, with a number of small shops, Public Houses and primary school. The nearby town of Abingdon provides more comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities, as well as excellent schooling and the EUROPA school at Culham is approximately 3 miles away.

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