With a beautifully designed finish throughout, this is a bright, spacious home with extensive living space and accommodation on a large, secluded plot.
As soon as you walk through the door you’ll notice the feeling of space and attention to detail, with a layout immaculately arranged to afford comfortable living and privacy.
The living rooms span out from the bright, open hallway. The open plan kitchen/dining/lounge area is what many dream of – stretching from the front to the back of the house, dual aspect with bi-fold doors into the back garden.
The kitchen features a sit-up island with feature lighting, fitted appliances, cabinetry with a classic wood finish and a separate laundry room. This room forms the hub of the home.
The sitting room doubles as a cinema room. On summer days, the bi-fold doors spanning the entire back wall open this room up to the garden. In winter the log fire is perfect for cosy nights in, while the built-in screen and projector turn this room into a home cinema at the switch of a button. Perfect for a ‘night out’ at home.
Next along, the living room and orangery are spectacular. This open plan space has a generous seating or games area with an open fire, adjoining a large orangery, open on three sides and opening onto the back garden.
An impressively designed office sits alongside the living room with custom built cabinetry and views over the garden.
Bedrooms & bathrooms
The 5 double bedrooms are tucked away upstairs and at the far end of the ground floor, ensuring privacy and quiet.
On the first floor, the main bedroom has a private terrace, wall to wall built-in wardrobes and a showcase bathroom with free standing bath and separate double shower. Bedroom 5 is at the end of the upstairs hallway, ideal for younger children to stay close by.
Downstairs are bedrooms 2, 3 and 4. Bedroom 2 is at the far end of the hallway with an en-suite shower room and view over the front aspect. Bedroom 3 leads on to a contemporary Jack & Jill bathroom with separate shower, while bedroom 4 is ideal as a standard double or twin room.
Last but not least, in addition to the double garage there are 2 exterior store rooms, with plenty of space for gardening tools and furniture.
The approx 1/2 acre plot wraps around the house, with a large secluded back garden. A patio runs across the back of the house connecting the kitchen/dining room, sitting room orangery. This is a garden to be enjoyed and accessed from all main living areas of the house.
The front garden is spacious with driveway parking for several cars.
Ardarragh House has been the perfect family home for us. We have 4 children ranging from 6 to 19, so keeping everyone happy with enough individual space is crucial, and this home affords us that. The children tend to use the huge second lounge for Xbox and playing – loads of floorspace! Whilst we have the cinema room /sitting room.
The kitchen / diner / lounge is the hub of the home, and we love to see the gardens from both the front and the rear windows. We love to entertain family and friends and there’s plenty of space for everyone. The orangery is perfect for this and comfortably seats 12. In the summer, with the doors open it’s the perfect indoor/outdoor entertaining space.
The custom fit office has been a godsend for home working, as it’s far enough away from the bustle of the kitchen, it’s quiet for calls and you can shut the door on work at the end of the day.
Location-wise, the house is perfect. It’s quiet, secure and has a village feel with lots of country walks from home, yet great for when we commute to London, with Paddington only 40 minutes direct from Didcot. We go to Oxford for a night out or shopping, (only 20 minutes away by train), and we love the local Packhorse pub, or a river walk followed by a cosy pub in beautiful Goring-on-Thames. The house has been recently bespoke interior-designed with Harlequin fabrics and Farrow & Ball for a warm, calm and luxurious feel. We hope the new owners will enjoy it as much as we have.
Chilton is a small village in South Oxfordshire. This pocket of country charm is served by the nearby towns of Harwell, Didcot and Wantage, with excellent transport links.
This friendly community, serviced by a pub, village hall and church with occasional community events. The surrounding countryside is beautiful, with fantastic walks, country pubs and village stores.
For town centre shopping, Didcot is 5 miles away, Wantage 8 miles, Abingdon 10 miles, Newbury 13 miles and Oxford is 15 miles away.
A34: 1 Mile
M4: 9 Miles
Didcot Parkway mainline train station: 5 miles (reaching London in as little as 39 minutes)
The X32 bus leaves from the village centre every hour to Harwell, Didcot and Oxford