Meadow Lane, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4


From Stow-on-the-Wold take the A429 in a southerly direction. At the bottom of Stow Hill fork left onto the A424. Continue on the A424 until the mini roundabout on the edge of Burford turning left onto the A361. Drive through Shipton-under-Wychwood continuing on the A361. Turn left into Meadow Lane, which is opposite The Old Prebendal House, and Littlestock will be found at the end of the lane, just over the bridge on the right hand side.


Littlestock is situated in a spectacular and private position on the outskirts of Shipton-under-Wychwood. The village is well catered for with a good range of local amenities including a train station with services to London Paddington via Oxford and Reading, primary school, library, St Michaels village stores, village hall, post office, playing field with tennis courts, St Marys Parish Church, a doctors surgery together with The Lamb Inn, The Wychwood Inn and The Shaven Crown Public House. In addition there is a garage and petrol station.

Chipping Norton and Burford are the closest towns and each have a good range of shops and facilities. There is a main line train station at Charlbury with regular services to London Paddington via Oxford and Reading. Oxford is the principal commercial, academic and cultural centre in the area. It has excellent shopping, a theatre, cinema and sports facilities together with business and retail parks.


Littlestock is a pleasing detached house constructed of natural Cotswold stone under a slate roof. The property has been in the same ownership for many years and now lends itself for modernisation, improvement and extension or alternatively and again subject to any necessary consents, demolition and the erection of a replacement dwelling. It currently has flexible accommodation comprising:


Ground Floor

Entrance Lobby 5'10 x 5'9 , Inner Staircase Hall, 9'8 x 5'9 , Cloakroom 5'7 x 2'7 , Drawing Room 18'3 x 12'7 , Sitting Room 12'7 x 12'2 , Dining Room 12'4 x 10'8 , Kitchen 10'8 x 10'7 , Breakfast Room 11'1 x 9'11 and Utility/Boiler Room 9'11 x 7'.

First Floor

Master Bedroom Suite comprising Bedroom 1 11'1 x 10'5 with Ensuite Shower Room 9'2 x 4'9 , Bedroom 2 13'1 x 9'4 , Bathroom 9'2 x 8', Bedroom 3 9'11 x 9'4 and Bedroom 4 11'2 x 9'11 .

Attached Annexe/Study

Approached via a separate door is an attached Annexe comprising; Study 11'1 x 10'5 incorporating a Cloakroom.


Littlestock is approached via a pair of timber gates or alternatively by a pair of five-bar timber gates which lead to a drive and detached garage (16'8 x 16') of prefabricated construction with 'up and over' door.

The front garden is mainly laid to lawn and surrounded by a natural Cotswold stone wall to the front and mature evergreen trees to the front and side with the boundary being Littlestock Brook, a tributary of the River Evenlode. The garden continues past the house to the rear garden which is again mainly laid to lawn with a small paved terraced area immediately abutting the rear of the house and approached from the dining room.

Set adjacent to the entrance are a range of basic storage buildings of block, corrugated asbestos and metal construction. A five-bar timber pedestrian gate and post and rail fence subdivides the garden from a holding paddock which extends to 0.407 of an acre and with a basic field shelter and green house.

Local Authority

West Oxfordshire District Council, Elmfield, New Yatt Road, Witney, OX28 1PB.

Tel: 01993 861000

Council Tax

Band F.

Rates payable 2019/2020 £2,639.80.


Mains electricity is connected to the property. Private drainage and water supply. Oil fired central heating. Please Note that we have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Prospective purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to formulating their offer to purchase.

Vendors Solicitors

Kendall and Davies, Cheltenham House, The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, GL54 1AB

Tel: 01451 830295

(Robert Wellington)

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Tayler & Fletcher (Stow on the Wold)

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