Packhorse Lane, Marcham, Abingdon, OX13


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
On entering the property there is a welcoming porch with both a dining room and sitting room leading off the entrance hall, both rooms are well positioned and benefit from an open fire place in the sitting room and an electric fire in the dining room, both rooms have surprisingly good ceiling height for a property of this period. There is also a stylish and spacious kitchen with exposed ceiling timbers. There is an array of ample fitted units and cupboard space with a central island unit. From the kitchen there is a utility room with boiler and access to the rear yard and parking. To the first floor there are three good sized bedrooms and a modern family bathroom. The property benefits from gas heating and double glazing throughout creating a very cosy and charming cottage.


The property is accessed via a shared gravel driveway which offers two parking spaces. Stone steps lead up to a footpath which leads to the heart of the village. On the other side of the path via a garden gate, is a private and secluded garden which is mainly laid to lawn. To the rear of the property leading to the entrance, there is a small decked yard which is ideal for outdoor entertaining. In addition there is a front garden which is enclosed with a low dry stone wall and a pathway leading to the front door and porch.


Set in the valley of the River Ock, the village first appears in records as early as 965 and is mentioned in The Domesday Book of 1086 as belonging to Abingdon Abbey. Marcham is a small yet thriving village with local amenities including a pre-school, primary school, Denman College, church, post office and village shop, pub, village hall and upgraded sports pitches. Frilford Heath Golf Club is approximately 1.8 miles, Millets Farm is approximately 2.1 miles and Marcham is close to Abingdon with a wider range of shopping facilities. There are a further range of schools in both Oxford and Abingdon. Communications are excellent with the A34 giving access to the M40 and M4 and Didcot Parkway station approximately 8 miles away with a regular service to London Paddington. Oxford Parkway station is approximately 13.9 miles away and provides a regular service to London Marylebone taking approximately 1 hour. Marcham is also well placed for the local stations of Radley and Culham.

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