Rectory Farm Close, West Hanney, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12

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Bedrooms: 5
This substantial detached property is set amongst a small close of similar style family homes on the edge of this desirable village. The house provides spacious and well-proportioned accommodation, which includes a fabulous indoor swimming pool and is complemented by mature gardens, a double garage and driveway parking. In addition, there is a garden office along with a spacious studio, both providing the flexibility for several uses.

The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with cloakroom and stairs rising to the first floor, a sitting room, with bay window and fireplace with wood burning stove, and a kitchen/dining room, a particularly light room and a perfect family gathering space. Connecting the sitting room and kitchen is the conservatory, a lovely spacious room arranged at the rear of the house, being ideal for relaxing and enjoying the garden. Leading off the kitchen/dining room, a rear hall gives access to the swimming pool, garage and the utility room. In addition, a study with adjoining room, currently used as a gym, leads off the sitting room. The two rooms provide an ideal home office having the benefit of independent access to the side of the house and a parking space. Completing the ground floor, the swimming pool with three sets of sliding doors opening directly to the garden is a fabulous addition to the house. The pool has a non-slip paving surround, along with a shower cubicle, a separate WC and a plant room.

At first floor level are five bedrooms and the family bathroom; two of the bedrooms have adjoining dressing rooms/study areas and two have en-suite bath/shower rooms. The principal bedroom suite is a particularly spacious room and has the benefit of stairs leading directly to the swimming pool. Accessed from the principal bedroom, bedroom 2, with en-suite bathroom and a separate storage room, is arranged above the swimming pool, providing the potential to convert this wing of the house into an independent annexe.


A mature enclosed garden to the rear including a variety of trees and shrubs is a particular feature of the property. It is well maintained principally laid to lawn with a large terrace leading off the conservatory and swimming pool for dining and entertaining. The front of the house is landscaped with a lawned area and offers driveway parking for several vehicles with access to the double garage which has power and light. Either side of the house is gated access to the rear garden, one side having double gates for vehicular access.

Within the garden a timber garden studio with light and power, provides a fabulous space for a number of uses, including an ideal games room, artist studio or crafts room. In addition, a garden office with electric heating and garden store attached, is tucked away in the corner of the garden.


West Hanney is a popular village situated just to the north of Wantage and adjacent to East Hanney. The Hanney villages benefit from local pubs, restaurants, village shop, post office, churches, St James C of E primary school and pre-school. The nearby towns of Wantage and Abingdon offer schooling for all ages, a range of shopping and leisure facilities, as well as weekly markets. There are also easy road links to Didcot and Witney, and easy access to the A420 that provides a link to Oxford and Swindon. Also conveniently located for nearby science and business centres.

There are excellent communication links via the A34 with the M40 in the north and the M4 in the south. Didcot c. 9 miles offers a fast service to London Paddington c. 40 minutes.

Services: All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.

Local Authority: Vale of White Hore District Council

Council Tax: Band G

Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

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