A much loved family house offered for sale for the first time in over 30 years. The Cleve is a handsome traditional timber-framed Grade II Listed farmhouse and annex set in mature and secluded gardens and grounds of just over 0.4 of an acre in an enviable location in the heart of Blewbury.
This delightful property offers well-proportioned accommodation with a flexible layout allowing the option of a separate annex that can equally be used as part of the main house. The house enjoys a wealth of original features including an impressive principal split-level 30ft reception room with a substantial Inglenook fireplace and a host of exposed natural timbers. There is a traditional farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room complete with Aga four well-proportioned bedrooms and two bathrooms. The adjoining annex offers a living room, generous bedroom, bathroom and independent kitchen. In addition there is an original granary within the garden offering scope as a home office together with a substantial double garage and store.
The Cleve is approached from South Street via a long driveway which winds through the gardens. Originally the house would have been approached from a footpath on the west side of the property which leads to The Cleve a natural spring fed basin that was at one time the site of the village watercress beds. South Street falls within the village conservation area and Blewbury remains one of the prettiest of the South Oxfordshire villages renowned for its vibrant and active community with a host of 50 or so clubs and societies covering a diverse spectrum of activities including the arts sports clubs and general pastimes. Village facilities include a primary school pre-school a thriving farm shop garage and convenience store community post office and 2 village pubs.
Didcot and Wallingford are both approximately 4 miles away for a wide variety of shopping facilities whilst Didcot also offers a fast rail connection to London Paddington in 40 minutes from Didcot Parkway. Oxford c. 19 miles Reading c. 18 miles and Newbury c. 16 miles.
Schools: There is a village primary school and pre-school with a choice of secondary schools in Didcot including the highly regarded Didcot Girls School. There is independent schooling close by at Moulsford Abingdon and Oxford.