Moreton-in-Marsh is a thriving market town with traditional Cotswold properties, hospital, bank, dentist, library and a wide range of specialist shops as well as shops providing for everyday needs. Within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Just eight miles from Kingham and Daylesford Organics. Road communications are very good with the north-south A429 and east-west A40 providing access to the larger centres of Oxford and Cheltenham. There is an excellent range of private and state schools both locally and further afield. An abundance of fine walks and bridleways. The area is wonderful for sporting enthusiasts with golf courses at Naunton Down, Chipping Norton, Burford and Broadway and National Hunt Racing at Stratford-upon-Avon and Cheltenham. There are many fine houses and gardens to visit across the region.
Foxcote Court is approached through secure gates along an impressive tree-lined tarmac drive leading to a generous parking area to the side of the property. The sale of Foxcote Court provides an exciting opportunity to purchase a property with land and an extensive range of stables and outbuildings. The property was formerly a barn and the date '1861' has been carved into an internal wall. The property has been refurbished and extended over time to create a charming and comfortable country house with splendid period features. The generous and versatile accommodation lends itself well to family living. Unusually for a period barn the property has many door and window openings with some rooms having full height vaulted ceilings which combine to create a sense of space and grandeur.
The accompanying floor plans illustrate the layout of the accommodation but in brief the principal aspects of the accommodation are as follows.
Magnificent drawing room with impressive stone fireplace, flagstone floor, exposed timbers and floor to ceiling glazing allowing light to flood in. Double doors open to the courtyard garden. Comprehensively fitted kitchen with traditional country style units, four oven Aga and plenty of space for a table and chairs. Excellent garden room with glazed vaulted ceiling and two sets of glazed double doors leading to the garden ensuring the room takes full advantage of light and sunshine. Comfortable and cosy snug with fireplace. Also on the ground floor is a utility room and two cloakrooms, ideal for the demands of family life.
A turned oak staircase providing access to an attractive part galleried landing which leads to the principal bedroom with en suite bathroom and well-fitted dressing room. Double doors lead to a pretty balcony with country views. Also on the first floor are three further bedrooms, one having an en suite bathroom, whilst bedrooms three and four have access to a family bathroom.
There is a self-contained annexe which could be used as a home office or as ancillary accommodation.
Indoor swimming pool with shower room and plant room connected to the house via the garden room, both of which have doors opening to the courtyard.
Outbuildings and Hay Barn. Storage barn with mezzanine, store room and cloakroom. Hay barn with mezzanine. Two triple garages and a double garage. Three store rooms. Stable block with four loose boxes, store rooms and tack rooms.
The large modern barn is expansive and versatile, having the potential to be used for a range of uses (subject to planning consent), ranging from equestrian to car storage.
Enclosed parterre garden with ornamental fish pond, specimen trees and gravelled pathways. Garden lying to the northwest of the property comprising an area of lawn with mature trees and shrubs.
The land is well presented, almost flat and is currently in agricultural use with a farming tenant. The property extends to about 24 acres in all, some 15 acres are in cultivation.
From the centre of Moreton-in-Marsh take the A44 to Oxford. After about half a mile turn right into Evenlode Road. Continue for just under a mile where the gates to Foxcote Court will be found on your right.