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2 bed Flat - Retirement - Sold
Orchard Walk, Watlington

  • Well arranged ground floor flat
  • Private patio & communal gardens
  • Parking & warden service
  • Sitting room
  • Fitted kitchen
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Electric heating
  • Patio
  • Communal gardens
A well presented 2 bedroom ground floor flat occupying a delightful landscaped setting in the centre
of the town with patio and direct access to attractive communal gardens.
Age qualification of 55

Tenure : Leasehold


An attractive ground floor flat with well arranged accommodation that provides two bedrooms, a fitted kitchen and a reception room that opens to a private south facing patio and landscaped communal gardens. A resident warden is on hand and there is ample parking for residents. The shops and amenities of Watlington High Street are a five minute level walk from the property.


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

Main Entrance:

Secure entrance with entryphone system. A wide communal hall leads to:

Flat Entrance:

Wood panel front door to:


With entryphone receiver. A large storage and airing cupboard contains an insulated hot water tank, immersion heater and slatted shelving. Door to:

Bedroom 1: (3.68 x 2.45)

With outlook to the gardens. Mirror fronted double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf. Coving to the ceiling. Telephone and TV points.


Fully glazed shower cubicle with electric shower fitting. Pedestal washbasin with mirror over and low flush WC. Air extractor fan, wall mounted electric fan heater and panel heater.

Bedroom 2: (3.35 x 1.99)

Window to garden. Coving to ceiling. Ceiling mounted cluster of spotlights. Telephone point.

Sitting Room: (4.40 x 2.98)

Having French doors opening onto the terrace and gardens. TV and telephone points. Coving to ceiling. Opening to:

Kitchen: (2.98 x 1.81)

Having white faced wall and floor cabinets comprising cupboards and drawers with textured worktops and tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Integral oven and grill with four ring electric hob and extractor hood over. Space and points for refrigerator and washing machine. Ceiling mounted spotlights and wood laminate floor. Window to gardens and approach.


The property is approached via a shared tarmac driveway and private car park for the residents of Orchard Walk only. The entrance to the property is close to the main entrance and warden’s lodge. Communal gardens back onto the property and there is a small patio off the reception room.

Communal Gardens:

There are lovely landscaped gardens around the property for the exclusive use of the residents.


There is a communal parking area at the entrance to Orchard Walk providing ample parking for residents and visitors.


Mains water, drainage and electricity. Ellectric night storage and convector heating.


Leasehold: Approximately 94 years unexpired. An age qualification of 55 exists for all occupants of the property.

Maintenance/Service Charge:

Approximately £1,750 per annum (includes insurance, general maintenance, warden service & garden maintenance)

Ground Rent:

Approximately £103.56 per annum

Council Tax:

Band C

Local Authority:

South Oxfordshire District Council. 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Milton, OX14 4SB. Email: info@southoxon.gov.uk Tel: 01235 422422


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


From junction 6 of the M.40 proceed south on the B4009 to Watlington. On entering the town take the first turning right into Love Lane. Orchard Walk will be immediately on your left. Park in the private car park and walk through the main entrance. Take the footpath that takes you to the right and proceed to the building that occupies the corner. Number 40 is on the ground floor.

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