Northampton Road, Weston-on-the-Green, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25

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Bedrooms: 5
This delightful Grade II listed family home is the result of a harmonious fusion between the former village Police house, two 16th-century cottages, and contemporary extensions. Additionally, two separate modern studio buildings one of which has been seamlessly integrated into the property. For the past five decades, this residence has been under the ownership of an esteemed architect, renowned for his work on various Oxford colleges. His expertise shines through in the meticulous renovation of Hazel Cottage, which effortlessly blends historical and contemporary elements. Notably, the property features two substantial office/annexe buildings, one of which could be incorporated into the main house to expand the living space. Alternatively, these buildings could serve as home offices, rental properties, or even Air BnB's, subject to the necessary permissions. Constructed from stone and topped with a thatched roof, this house exudes a timeless appeal, boasting a plethora of period features such as inglenook fireplaces, exposed timbers, and original floorboards. However, the property also offers modern, light-filled reception areas that provide a striking contrast.

On the ground floor of the main house, you will find three impressive reception rooms and a hardwood conservatory. Among these spaces is the period oak-beamed living room dating from the 16th century, complete with a grand inglenook fireplace. The other reception room is a spacious, luminous, and airy modern living room with a gallery, enhanced by a cozy log burner. The kitchen/breakfast room grants access to the garden and is equipped with numerous wall and base units, ensuring ample storage space. There are several notable features of this property. On the ground floor, you will find a convenient downstairs cloakroom, a utility room, and an additional storage room that could serve as a study or playroom. Moving upstairs, there are five bedrooms, two bath/shower rooms, and a studio that could easily be converted into a sixth bedroom if desired. Attached to the house is an integrated office block, complete with a reception room, two main offices, a kitchen, and a cloakroom on the ground floor. This office block has the potential to be incorporated into the house through the conservatory.


Hazel Cottage is situated amidst captivating gardens, predominantly adorned with lush lawns, flower beds, trees, ferns, and charming stone terraces. Additionally, a delightful tree house adds to the allure of this enchanting landscape. The garden boasts an exceptional level of privacy, thanks to the presence of evergreen hedges. Across the beautifully designed and well-maintained gardens, you will find an additional garage block measuring 1,539 sq ft. This block features three garages and a modern, balconied office/studio with a kitchen and shower room above. The office/studio was previously used as the owner's architecture practice.Hazel Cottage also boasts ample parking with a private driveway at the front.


Hazel Cottage is ideally located in the heart of Weston-on-the-Green, a thriving village just seven miles north of Oxford. This vibrant village offers a strong sense of community and a wide range of amenities. These include a country house hotel, two pubs, a village post office/stores, and a farm-based ice cream shop and café. Residents of this area can enjoy the breath taking countryside while still benefiting from the conveniences of village life. Transportation options are plentiful, with a Park and Ride facility, three mainline rail stations to London within a six-mile radius, and excellent road and rail connections to London, the Midlands, and the national motorway network via the A34/M40. Education is of the highest quality in this area, with prestigious institutions of Oxford and highly regarded independent day schools like The Dragon, Summerfields, Oxford High, St Edwards and Magdalen College School all just a short drive or bus journey away. For those who enjoy shopping, Bicester Village and Westgate Shopping Centre in Oxford offer world-renowned shopping facilities.

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Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council – Band G

01865 708616

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