Watlington Oxon OX49 5HL

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Woodcote, Christmas Common, Oxon OX49 5HL

A recently refurbished detached family home, sitting in a plot approaching 1 acre. Ideally situated set back from the road and within walking distance of the popular local pub, The Fox & Hounds. The property also has far reaching West facing views to the rear over the Oxfordshire plain providing spectacular sunsets.

A modern front door, with glazed panels opens into an entrance porch which in turn leads in to the large dining hall with Porcelenosa ceramic tiles. A glazed door leads to the garden and glazed double doors open to the kitchen breakfast room.

The kitchen breakfast room features an extensive range of modern wall and base units with white Silestone work surfaces over with a sink unit and a Quooker hot tap. The central island has an inset Neff induction hob with a Falmec Ionising extractor over and a Corian breakfast bar with coloured neon lighting. There are two Neff ovens, an integrated dishwasher and a fridge/freezer. There are recessed spotlights and Bowers & Wilkins speakers. A glazed door opens to the garden. There is a separate utility room with a range of fitted cupboards and two Megaflo hot water tanks and a door to outside.

The bright and spacious sitting room has a bay window and a brick fireplace housing a wood burning stove, bespoke fitted shelves with cupboards are built within the chimney recess.

There is a study/bedroom and the further family room/bedroom. A door opens to a double bedroom with an en suite suite shower room comprising a wash hand basin and low level W.C.

There is a spacious ground floor bathroom with a fabulous ‘Kohler’ Riverbath, a rectangular spa bath with a waterfall feature and mood lighting. In addition there is a wash hand basin and W.C. and fitted Bowers & Wilkins speakers.

Stairs lead to the first floor where there is a first floor sitting room, with a balcony which allows for far reaching views over open countryside.

The master bedroom has views over open countryside. A dressing room range of fitted wardrobes, with access to eaves storage. A door opens in to the en suite shower room comprising a shower cubicle, a basin, a W.C and an airing cupboard.

There is a further double bedroom with a en suite bathroom, comprising a panelled bath, wash basin and W.C.


The property benefits from long a driveway leading up to the house, providing plenty of off road parking and access to the garage. The driveway has shrub borders and established hedging.

A particular feature of the property is the southerly facing gardens which back on to open countryside. Much of the garden is laid to lawn with a delightful array of mature trees. The garden is enclosed by timber fencing and high hedging. 

The garage has light and power. To the rear of the property there is a brick store. 

Living in Christmas Common

Christmas Common is a hamlet situated in the Chiltern Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, famous for its Christmas tree planation. The nearest town is Watlington, which is approximately 2 miles away, which has an array of good independent shops. 

The M40 motorway is just 4 miles away to either Junctions 5 towards London or Junction 6 towards Oxford and the Midlands and is where The Oxford Tube London link bus service operates from.

There are many leisure activities nearby with stunning walks in the Beech woods, cycling and horse riding in the surrounding countryside. There are various sports clubs in Watlington including tennis, football and cricket. Chinnor and Henley rugby clubs are both 10 miles away. 

Watlington – 2 miles

Thame – 11 miles

Henley – 10 miles

Oxford – 20 miles

Stokenchurch M40  Junction 5 – 4 miles

London Heathrow – 31 miles

London West End – 40 miles


Watlington Primary School (Ofsted Outstanding). 

Prep schools include Rupert House School and St Mary’s School in Henley and Godstowe in High Wycombe.

Icknield Community College in Watlington

Private schools include: The Oratory at Woodcote, Cranford House, St Helen and St Katharine in Abingdon and Abingdon Boys.

Tenure: Freehold

Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council

Council Tax: Band F

Services: Mains water and electricity, Oil central heating, private drainage.

Viewing: Strictly by Appointment with Philip Booth Esq Estate Agents 01491 635343


Property Features
  • House
  • 5 bed
  • 4 bath
  • 2 Garage