Upper Milton, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A grade II listed period property with large garden and adjoining barn in need of some improvement set in a rural hamlet close to Burford


From Burford take the A424 towards Stow-on-the-Wold. After approximately a mile take the right hand turn signposted to Milton-under-Wychwood, 3 miles. After approximately mile, bear left signposted Milton-under-Wychwood 2. Follow the lane towards Milton dropping down a long hill to Upper Milton. Pass Manor Farm and at the bottom of the hill, Coldstream will be found set back on the right hand side.


Coldstream is set in the hamlet of Upper Milton, approximately half a mile from the large rural village of Milton-under-Wychwood and approximately 3 miles from the medieval town of Burford, well known as the gateway to the Cotswolds and situated on the River Windrush. Burford and Milton-under-Wychwood are set within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and provide a range of local shops and services, while the region's larger commercial centres of Witney and Oxford are withing easy travelling distance. There are excellent communication links via the A40 and also via Charlbury mainline station with a regular service to London Paddington in just over an hour and popular local destinations including Soho Farmhouse and Daylesford are within easy reach.


Coldstream comprises a substantial Cotswold stone farmhouse with a fine cut stone facade under a pitched slate roof with a more recent single storey flat roof extension to the rear. The property requires refurbishment and offers considerable potential for improvement and alteration subject to any necessary consents. The accommodation is currently arranged over two floors with a central reception hall, large sitting room, dining room and kitchen/breakfast room on the ground floor, with basic garden room to the rear. On the first floor there are three/four bedrooms, two of which inter-connect.

Set to the side of the property is a detached stone barn with adjoining carport. The gardens and grounds extend to approximately a third of an acre and are laid mainly to lawn, backing on to open fields to the rear. The property offers a rare opportunity to create a superb family home in a sought after location close to Burford.

Painted glazed panel front door with outside light to:

Reception Hall

With flagstone floor, part exposed stone walls, two wall light points. Door to boiler cupboard housing the oil fired central heating boiler, wall mounted electricity meter and fuse box. Heavily beamed ceiling. Pair of glazed doors through to:

Dining Room

With casement window to rear elevation, beamed ceiling, four wall light points. From the hall glazed panelled door and steps down to:

Sitting Room

'L' shaped room with wide fireplace with stone surround and timber bressumer over, wide casement window to front elevation, beamed ceiling, part exposed stone walls and two wall light points, french doors out to terrace and rear garden. From the hall, door way through to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

With tiled floor, recessed former fireplace and bread oven, simply fitted kitchen with 1 bowl stainless sink unit, worktop, four ring electric hob built in oven/grill below and range of below work surface cupboards and drawers. Range of eye level cupboards and three quarter height unit with fridge freezer. Further recessed shelving. Glazed panelled timber door to:

Garden Room

With dwarf walls with double glazed casements over and double glazed french doors to garden. From the kitchen timber staircase and handrail with casement to side elevation to:

First Floor Landing

With casement window to rear elevation and pine door to:


With panelled bath with wall mounted Mira shower and glazed shower panel, wash hand basin with built in cupboards below and recess with low level WC with timber seat, opaque double glazed casement window to front elevation. From the landing door to:

Bedroom 1

With double glazed casement window to front elevation, a range of built in cupboards and pine door to:

En suite Bathroom

With panelled bath with shower panel and wall mounted shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. From the landing pine door to:

Bedroom 2

With two casement windows to side and rear elevations, range of built in cupboards. From the landing, pine door to:

Bedroom 3

With stone fireplace with shelving to one side, double glazed fixed casement to rear elevation and steps down to:

Interconnecting Bedroom 4

Open to the apex with exposed timber A frame and purlins and double glazed casement window to front elevation. Range of built in wardrobes.


Coldstream is approached from the lane via a gravel drive, with parking to the side of the house. A path leads through the front garden which is surrounded by a Cotswold stone wall to the front door.

Set to the side of the parking areas is a detached stone barn with stone elevations under a pitched corrugated tin roof with a single storey double carport attached to the rear with power and light. Set between the house and barn is a dividing fence and gate which leads through to the rear garden with a gravel terrace immediately to the rear of the house with a Cotswold stone retaining wall and steps leading up to the principal gardens with herbacous border leading to an extensive lawn with subdividing fence, in turn leading to further garden with a partial Cotswold stone wall to far field boundary.


Mains water, and electricity are connected. Oil fired central heating.


West Oxfordshire District Council, Woodgreen, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6NB. Tel: (01993) 702941


Band F. Rate payable 2020/2021 £2763.23

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