Oriel House is a beautifully designed property in warm red brick with stone detailing and is a perfect example of the Sweetcroft difference: the latest construction methods rigorous quality control at every stage and green technology sustainability and low running costs at their heart.
Constructed and insulated to comfortably meet the latest standards in order to gain an A raying for energy efficiency. We have achieved this stringent new level – over 30% higher than previously – with a considerable uprating in specifications. We are proud to have been commended for our commitment to sustainability and exceptional insulation attainments which have consistently achieved a 40% advantage over required levels in our recent developments.
This is also of course a fantastic property to live in with a spacious kitchen/living area separate drawing room and home office. Upstairs the principal suite has a luxurious bathroom with free-standing bath and a stylish fully fitted dressing room. There are two further ensuites.
Oxford’s western edge lies in a loop of the River Thames with the landscape rising quickly up out of the valley in which Oxford’s iconic Dreaming Spires sit. Near the top of Harcourt Hill is Oriel House which sits on a large plot and enjoys excellent views across the city’s skyline over Raleigh Park and the water meadows around South Hinksey.
This is the perfect location for both the commute and for leisure. It is close to Oxford city and the stations in the city centre or at Oxford Parkway just a few minutes drive round the ring road. The beautiful rolling countryside of Oxfordshire is on the doorstep: sailing at Farmoor boating on the Thames as it meanders through the quiet Upper Thames Valley or exploring the ancient Ridgeway England’s Oldest road on its east-west journey over the North Wessex Downs.
The local centre at Botley has recently been redeveloped and provides a good range of shops: there are delicatessens and supermarkets including a Waitrose and surrounding villages offer some high quality dining pubs.