Swan Lane, Burford, OX18

GUIDE PRICE £1,195,000 Freehold

3 bedrooms

2 bathrooms

2 reception rooms

about the property

A handsome house located in one of the town’s most sought-after locations, just a short walk from Burford High Street, with parking and a garage

Waines Cottage is an exquisite terraced house, quietly situated within walking distance of Burford High Street, offering great entertaining and living space. Upon entering the property, you have a good size WC and under stair storage. The farmhouse style kitchen overlooks the garden and offers a range of base units including an integrated dishwasher, Rangemaster cooker, larder cupboard and space for a fridge/freezer and an under counter wine fridge. Two reception rooms, both dual aspect with stone tiled flooring and doors opening onto the south facing garden. The main reception room has an impressive wood burner. The Oak staircase is also complimented by bespoke wooden shutters and doors throughout the property. On the first floor, the principal bedroom with en suite bathroom overlooks the garden and has views of Burford Church. There is an impressive second bedroom with vaulted ceilings and central views of the garden. There is a family shower room and further double bedroom with built in wardrobes and window seat with storage completes the accommodation.


Set within a prime position, the cottage benefits from off street parking for two cars with the addition of a detached garage with electricity and further boarded storage above. To the rear of the property there is a stupendous private south facing garden mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and private patio area with pedestrian right of way to the side of the row of properties. Just set off from the kitchen is a detached stone-built utility room currently housing the washing machine, tumble dryer and boiler. There is plenty of scope to extend the property subject to planning.


Burford is a thriving Cotswold market town with many historical connections. Known as 'The Gateway' to the Cotswolds it is nestled in the Windrush Valley surrounded by beautiful countryside. An abundance of shopping facilities including independent delis, butchers and bakeries, an array of notable pubs, restaurants and hotels plus the highly renowned Burford Garden Company can be found on the edge of the town. Burford has an excellent local junior and senior schools plus further private schools within easy reach. The town also has an active parish church, doctors’ surgery, chemist, library and post office these are all a short stroll from the house. Burford is close to numerous pretty villages including the Barringtons, Swinbrook and Asthall along with the picturesque market towns of Stow-on-the-Wold, Woodstock, Cirencester, Charlbury and Chipping Norton. Excellent shopping facilities are on hand in Witney (8 miles) including Waitrose and Marks & Spencer. Further extensive shopping facilities can be found in Oxford to the east or Cheltenham to the west. Daylesford Organic Farm is just 10 miles away with members club Soho Farmhouse approximately 15 miles away. Brilliant communication links include the A40 to Oxford and London via the M40. Rail links from Charlbury (9 miles, trains to Paddington 70 mins) and Oxford Parkway (19 miles, trains to Marylebone 45 mins). Sporting and leisure facilities within the locality include equestrian activities, golf in Burford, Lyneham, Chipping Norton, and Broadway, and a network of local footpaths and bridleways.

all distances are approximate.


Services Mains water, electricity, drainage and oil fired central heating

Local authority West Oxfordshire District Council

Council tax Band G


key features

  • Peaceful location
  • Impressive south facing garden
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Two reception rooms
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Family bathroom and ensuite
  • Parking and detached garage
  • No onward chain
  • Potential to extend (STP)

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