Getting it right in Summertown

Oh! my goodness me.  I am in shock..….I recently carried out the second day of pre-viewing houses on behalf of our clients – Dan & Kate - and I have seen some nightmares over the years but today has excelled itself on that front! The day started well – vetting two properties, both priced well in excess of £1.5 million.  The first house – another of our ‘off market’ finds - was in the Summertown area of Oxford.  Lovely family home in the Golden Triangle for The Dragon and Oxford High – so walking distance for both 12-year-old Amelia and 9-year-old Tom and an easy cycle into town for Jim whose new office will be in the City Centre.  The house was well presented with six bedrooms, three bathroom and a super extended kitchen/family area with bi-fold doors leading out on to the terrace with views of the lovely walled [...]

July 14th, 2017|Oxford|

Oxford, property options & the need for a garden

An apartment in Jericho - which we were able to source 'off market' - is, as of today, the new home for our clients, Carrie & John.  With views over the Canal and walking distance from the tranquility of Port Meadow in one direction and from the buzz of the City in the other - they really do feel that they have the best of both worlds. The apartment has four good sized bedrooms - lovely big open plan sitting/dining area and a super kitchen plus 3 bathrooms.  The thing though that really sealed the deal for our clients was the fact that it also has a wonderful balcony garden which runs along the width of the property and is accessed from both the sitting room and from the master bedroom.  The previous owners, who have emigrated to New Zealand, created a lovely 'container garden' in this space and grew [...]

July 5th, 2017|Oxford|
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