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A spacious Farmhouse with large, landscaped garden and paddock.

* Oxford 12 miles (trains to Marylebone 1 hour)

* Central London 53 miles

* Didcot 3 miles (Trains to London Paddington 42 mins)

4 bedroom 4,320 sq ft Farmhouse (with 1 bedroom annexe) | Double Garage |  Paddock | Attractive Landscaped Gardens

For sale by Private Treaty. In all, about 3.23 acres (1.31 hectares)

A unique opportunity to purchase a substantial, single-storey house in a picturesque location within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Melhuish Farm is located in the attractive village of North Moreton which lies approximately 3 miles to the east of Didcot and the A34, 3 miles west of the country town of Wallingford and within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The well-known Wittenham Clumps and River Thames lie to the north and the Berkshire/Oxfordshire Downs to the south.

Melhuish Farmhouse, Garden and Paddock (Lot 1 – Coloured pink on the attached plan) About 3.23 acres (1.31 hectares)

Melhuish Farmhouse is approached off the Wallingford Road via a driveway that leads into a gravelled parking and turning area. The current owners have improved and extended the house so that it now provides a very spacious, mostly single storey, family home with a self-contained one-bedroom annexe. The accommodation is as shown on the floor plan but includes;

*             An Oak Porch

*             Large Entrance Hall

*             Music Room

*             Drawing Room

*             Conservatory

*             Kitchen/Dining Room

*             Utility Room

*             Attic Bedroom /Office with eaves storage

*             2 Further Double Bedrooms

*             Family Bathroom

*             Master Bedroom Suite with en-suite shower and bath, Dressing Room and spectacular semi-circular window providing views over the garden.

*             Double Garage (with electric roller shutter door)

*             One-Bedroom, Self-Contained Annexe with a Double Bedroom (Bedroom 5), Bathroom, including a bath and shower, Sitting Room and Kitchen with electric cooker, refrigerator and storage units.

Additionally, there is a large attic space and, to the side of the house, a workshop/potting shed.

To the rear is a delightful south east facing terrace and the extensive landscaped garden, which is largely laid to lawn but with areas of flowering and herbaceous borders and an orchard including apple, pear and plum trees.

To the south of the garden is a fenced grass paddock with field shelter perfectly suited for ponies.

(If the house is sold separately to the attached farmland and airstrip then a right of way, for maintenance purposes, will be reserved through the farmyard to the paddock.)


Mains water (Metered), mains Electricity (3 phase supply to farm buildings), mains Gas to house, mains drainage to house. Septic tank for w.c. in Buildings. Water to Paddock via house. Underfloor heating and double glazing throughout the house.

Council Tax

Melhuish Farmhouse is Band E for Council Tax Purposes.


If sold in separate Lots then a right of way for access to the paddock will be reserved for the benefit of the owners of Melhuish Farmhouse through the farmyard and along the track to the Paddock. The access to the farmyard is along a shared public right of way up to the buildings. A further right of way is shared with Parish Council land to the east which is used as a Clay Pigeon Ground on Sunday mornings.


The property is wholly located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Health & Safety

Given the potential hazards of a working farm and airfield we ask you to be as vigilant as possible when making your accompanied inspection for your own personal safety.


Melhuish Farmhouse was originally granted planning permission subject to an agricultural occupancy condition. In 2021 a Certificate of Lawful Use or Existing Development was granted (dated 29th June 2021). Further Details are available from the Agents.

Use of the Airstrip, use of the buildings for aircraft hanger and parts/maintenance store was confirmed under a Certificate of Lawful Use or Development on 27th June 2001.

Postcode: OX11 9BA

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Adkin.

For further information please see attached brochure or contact Kevin Prince or Simon Alden on 01235 862888 or alternatively by e-mail at: or

To arrange a viewing for this property please complete the enquiry form, or call us/email us quoting property reference number Agency/V-9000 (Lot1) and we will be happy to help.

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