The four bedroom detached Shrewsbury is a solid and substantial family home that makes a real statement, from the craftsmanship of the Arts and Crafts inspired architecture to the quality of the finish throughout.
The flexible first floor comprises four bedrooms, two doubles and two singles, allowing space for a kids’ playroom or games room for smaller families, or even a home office upstairs. The master bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room, with the family bathroom located between bedrooms two and three.
Downstairs has a superbly appointed open plan kitchen / dining room, with designer units and worktops and top quality integrated appliances, some of which are stored in the separate utility room, from which the downstairs cloaks can also be accessed. Double French doors open out from the dining area to the garden and there is also external access via the utility room. The remainder of the ground floor is split between the large lounge and the integral single garage. Outside, the porch and garage entrance are roofed.
Square and solid, yet flexible and family friendly, the Shrewsbury is a home that will adapt to your changing needs for years to come.
About the DevelopmentWith a stunning range of 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes, The Lawns offers a rare opportunity to purchase a new home in a sought-after village community on the outskirts of Oxford.
Discover Redrow’s award winning Heritage Collection, combining traditional, Arts & Crafts architecture with contemporary interiors designed for modern lifestyles. Whether you’re looking for your first home, more space for your growing family, or a smaller home to downsize to; there’s something for everyone at The Lawns.
At less than 4 miles south of Oxford City centre, just outside the ring-road, The Lawns is a great choice for those looking for easy access to both town and country. Set in the charming village of Kennington; The Lawns benefits from a great choice of local shops, pubs and outdoor pursuits, as well as nearby Oxford City centre with its comprehensive range of shops, restaurants, cultural attractions and academic institutions.
There is a small selection of shops in the village of Kennington, including a Co-Op convenience store, post office and pharmacy. The nearest supermarket is Sainsbury’s, which is 3 miles away, with other grocery stores such as Waitrose, Tesco, and Aldi all within 5 miles.
The Kennington Health centre is located on the village high-street and is your nearest medical centre. The John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals are both located in Headington, Oxford – just 6 miles away from The Lawns.
DiningAThere are a handful of local eateries within walking distance of The Lawns, such as the picturesque Kings Arms pub on the banks of the River Thames, The Tandem pub for great value family dining and Al-Taif, a popular local Indian restaurant in the centre of Kennington.
The neighbouring market town of Abingdon offers a further range of independent and chain-restaurants, as well as a number of monthly food markets. Nearby Oxford boasts a more comprehensive range of both casual and formal restaurants, historic pubs and street food markets.
There are 2 local primary schools close to The Lawns; Radley C of E Primary school (20 minute walk) and Sunningwell C of E primary school (8 minutes drive). Both are rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
For secondary education, there are many choices available, including; The Iffley Academy (3 miles, rated ‘Outstanding’), The Oxford Academy (5 miles, rated ‘Good’), Mabel Prichard Special School (5 miles, rated ‘Good’) and Fitzharrys School (3.5 miles, rated ‘Good’).
The Lawns also benefits from easy access to a number of independent schools, including; Our Lady’s Abingdon, Abingdon School, Radley College, Chandlings, Kings Oxford and Magdalen College School to name a few.
For further education, Oxford and Abingdon both have a number of colleges, most notably Oxford University and Oxford Brookes University which are located in central Oxford and Headington respectfully, both within 5 miles of The Lawns.
LeisureWhatever your passion, you’ll find something to enjoy that’s within easy reach of The Lawns. Kennington itself has a number of clubs and societies for both young and old. There are a number of outdoor pursuits within a short walk of the development, such as Bagley Wood nature reserve and the River Thames – perfect for long walks and water activities.
For those looking to stay active, nearby Radley College offers a leisure club membership which gives access to their impressive sports facilities, including; a gym, swimming pool, squash courts, golf course and tennis courts.
Head into the city and discover historical Oxford with its world-famous museums, galleries and libraries. Other cultural highlights include its range of theatres, cinemas and music venues which regularly host both local and touring performances, offering something for all tastes.
ShoppingWhether you’re looking for a hidden gem at the historic Covered Market, with its 50 local stores, or shopping for the latest fashion at the new Westgate Shopping centre, Oxford offers a great range of independent and high-street shopping to suit all tastes and budgets.
TransportThe Lawns is an excellent location for those looking for easy access to nearby urban centres, such as Oxford, Reading or London.
Catch the train from nearby Radley station (1.5 miles) for trains to Oxford (8 minutes), Didcot (12 minutes), Banbury (35 minutes), Reading (35 minutes) and London Paddington (1 hour, 10 minutes).
For local journeys, the Oxford Bus 35 service from Abingdon to Oxford stops outside the development and the nearby A34 provides access to the M40 in the north and the M4 in the south.
Travelling abroad? Heathrow airport is just 50 miles away via the M4.
- 4 bedroom home
- Open plan kitchen/dining room
- Traditional exterior
- Separate lounge
- En-suite to master bedroom
- Utility room
- Integral garage