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2 bed House - Retirement - Sold
Orchard Walk, Watlington

  • Modern 2 bed retirement home
  • Resident warden
  • Reception room
  • Fitted kitchen
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Shower/Bathroom
  • Private patio
  • Electric heating
  • Communal gardens
  • Private parking
A well-presented two bedroom mid-terrace house with south-facing outlook occupying a quiet setting in this favoured warden controlled retirement development in the centre of Watlington.
Age qualification of 55


A well-presented two bedroom mid-terrace house with south facing private patio occupying a quiet setting in this favoured warden controlled retirement development in the centre of Watlington. This property occupies a quiet and attractive setting within the development having a south facing aspect onto the landscaped communal gardens. The interior benefits from excellent natural lighting and includes a south facing reception room and a recently installed and good quality modern fitted kitchen. On the first floor are two bedrooms and a shower room. Orchard Walk is no more than a five minute level walk from the centre of Watlington and benefits from attractively landscaped communal gardens, a resident warden and private car park.


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


Part-glazed modern front door to:


Glazed panel door to the reception room and door to:


Recently installed WC and corner washbasin in vanity unit with mixer tap and splashback.

Reception Room: (5.93 x 5.14)

'L' Shaped with south-facing outlook to the communal gardens. Electric fire fitting with mantlepiece and surround. Stairs to first floor and door to:

Kitchen: (2.77 x 2.64)

A good quality fitted kitchen has recently been installed. It comprises colour-washed wall and floor cabinets comprising cupboards and drawers with granite effect worktops and glazed upstands. Inset moulded sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Eye level oven with warming drawer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and refrigerator/freezer. Four ring electric hob with extractor hood over and glazed splashback. LED recessed lighting and granite effect tiled floor.

First Floor


Side window. Airing cupboard housing insulated hot water tank, immersion heater and shelving. Door to:

Bedroom 2: (4.07 x 2.05)

Having a fitted wardrobe. Velux window.

Shower Room:

Shower cabinet in fully tiled surround with sliding glazed door. Low flush WC and washbasin in vanity unit with mixer tap. Heated towel rack and wall mounted electric fan heater.

Bedroom 1: (3.96 x 2.94)

Double wardrobe and a fine south-facing outlook over the the communal gardens.



A small private south-facing paved patio extends from the front of the property and merges with the communal gardens

Communal Gardens:

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


A tarmac surfaced car-park provides off-road private parking for residents.


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


Leasehold. Approximately 92 years remaining.

Ground Rent:

Approximately £105 per anuum

Service & Maintenance Charge:

Approximately £1750 per annum. (Includes insurance, general maintenance, garden maintenance and resident warden).

Local Authority:

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

Council Tax:



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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