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High Street, Watlington

Guide price 425,000


An beautifully presented 2 bedroom period townhouse quietly positioned in the centre of Watlington with oak framed double garage and off-road parking

Tenure : Freehold

This attractive townhouse has an imposing facade and occupies a quiet and desirable location at the bottom of the High Street. It benefits from an oak-framed double bay garage and two parking bays. The interior accommodation is arranged over three floors and includes an elegant first floor reception room some 22' in length. This room has a range of three south-facing sash windows with plantation shutters, an oak boarded floor and fireplace with solid fuel stove. Of particular note is the large and comprehensively fitted kitchen/dining room by John Lewis that includes integral kitchen equipment together with oak worktops, surface lighting and oak boarded floors. The principal bedroom occupies the converted loft and and is open to ridge height with exposed roof timbers. A shower room lies adjacent.

Watlington is reputedly England s smallest town with its origins dating from the 6th century. The town has a range of sports facilities that embrace football and cricket as well as tennis, squash and bowls. There are good local shops including a first class butcher and delicatessen and some excellent restaurants and pubs. Watlington Primary school and Rainbow Corner day nursery and pre-school have an outstanding ofsted rating and senior education is provided by the well-regarded Icknield Community College. The Chiltern Hills rise above the town and offer some of the finest landscapes in south-east England. There is much on offer here for outdoor enthusiasts, cyclists and walkers as The Icknield Way (Ridgeway National Trail) passes close to the town. Watlington is also the heartland of the re-introduced Red Kite that now soar above the town s roof tops.

The accommodation is arranged as follows:
(All measurements are approximate)

Ground Floor

Outside light and part-glazed front door to:

Having an oak boarded floor. Cloaks cupboard and understairs storage cupboard also containing a water softening unit. Stairs to first floor and door to:

Bedroom 2/Study: (3.07 x 2.60 (10'0 x 8'6 ))
Having a fitted solid oak desk unit by Neville Johnson with cupboards, drawers and shelving over. Oak boarded floor.

First Floor

Double Reception Room: (6.83 x 4.87 (22'4 x 15'11 ))
An impressive and substantial room to the full width of the building with a high ceiling, oak boarded floor and a range of south-facing sash windows with plantation shutters. Fireplace containing a solid fuel stove on a granite hearth flanked by a range of book and display shelves with cabinets below. A custom designed door with stained glass panels opens to:

Kitchen/Dining Room: (4.89 x 3.84 (16'0 x 12'7 ))
A substantial room with outlook over gardens from sash windows with plantation shutters. The kitchen has recently been comprehensively fitted with a range of attractive wall and floor cabinets comprising cupboards, drawers and shelves with oak worksurfaces, by John Lewis. There are plate racks, a wine rack and surface lighting. Integral equipment includes a five ring gas hob, electric oven and grill, microwave oven, warming drawer, slimline dishwasher and water softener. There is a double bowl butlers sink with glazed splashback and mixer tap. Water softenerOak boarded floor. A hatch with pull-down ladder provides access to a part-boarded storage loft. Recessed halogen lighting.

Second Floor

Well lit by a feature window and Velux rooflight. Wall light point. Wood laminate floor. Door to:

Bedroom 1: (4.98 x 3.00 (16'4 x 9'10 ))
A loft room that is open to ridge height with exposed roof timbers and feature spotlights. Dormer window with plantation shutter and Velux roof light. There is an extended range of oak fronted wardrobes to the full length of the room. Wood veneer floor.

Shower Room:
Corner shower stand with glazed screen and overhead shower rose. Oval washbasin in vanity unit with onyx top and mixer tap. Low flush WC and heated towel rack. Recessed downlights and extractor fan. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. South facing dormer window.


The property is approached via a shared gravel driveway that provides access to the garage and parking area behind the house.

Double Garage: (5.25 x 5.20 (17'2 x 17'0 ))
Oak-framed open-fronted double bay garage with tiled roof. The loft area to the loft is boarded and enclosed providing additional secure storage. Two parking bays front the garage and there is a small timber framed store.

Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas fired central heating.

Local Authority:
South Oxfordshire District Council. 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Milton, OX14 4SB. Email: Tel: 01235 422422

Council Tax:

Strictly by appointment with the agents - Robinson Sherston (Watlington). Telephone: 01491 614 000

Please contact our Watlington Office on 01491 614000 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.

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