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2 bed House - Terraced - Sold Subject to Contract
WATLINGTON
£495,000

  • Delightful period cottage
  • Quiet & attractive village setting
  • Generous garden
  • Outbuilding & Greenhouse
  • Large Reception Room
  • Inglenook fireplace
  • Large modern kitchen/Diner
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Shower Room & Cloakroom
  • Oil central heating
A delightful two bedroom period cottage of much character with an attractive
garden and home office occupying a lovely setting in this sought after village
close to Watlington and within two miles of the M.40 (j6)

Tenure : Freehold

Description:

This lovely mid-terrace 18th century cottage has an attractive brick and flint facade and occupies a position in the centre of the village with an extended outlook over meadows. The interior retains much of the original timber framework and includes an inglenook fireplace with carved wooden mantelpiece and a boarded floor. A contemporary styled kitchen/dining room was installed recently as well as a similarly styled shower room. On the first floor are two bedrooms with the principal bedroom having fine extended views over meadows. A sizeable garden lies to the rear with a recently installed Victorian style greenhouse and a studio workshop.

Pyrton

Situated within a designated conservation area, Pyrton is a particularly attractive village only one mile to the north of Watlington. It comprises an interesting blend of period properties and a lovely 15th century church. The small town of Watlington provides excellent local shopping and leisure facilities whilst more comprehensive facilities exist in Thame, Oxford, High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Wallingford and Reading all within a half hour drive. Junction 6 of the M40 is about two miles distant giving easy access to London and the Midlands. There are excellent train services from Oxford, High Wycombe and Princes Risborough all within a 10 to 15 mile drive. The ‘Oxford Tube’ coach service, operating a regular service between London and Oxford, is within 2 miles of the property as are bus services to Heathrow and Gatwick.

The accommodation is arranged as follows:

(All measurements are approximate)

Ground Floor

Entrance:

Steps up to the front door leading into:

Double Reception Room: (6.32 x 4.06)

A spacious room that spans the full frontage of the cottage. The original timber framework is largely intact and there is a boarded floor. An inglenook fireplace with bread oven and carved wooden mantelpiece houses a solid fuel stove and is a focal point of the room. Display recess and wall lights. Glazed door to:

Inner Lobby:

Airing cupboard housing an insulated hot water tank, immersion heater and slatted shelving. Door to kitchen and door to:

Rear Porch:

Door to rear garden.

Kitchen/Dining Room: (4.72 x 3.71)

A substantial kitchen having shaker style wall and floor cabinets providing cupboards (some glazed), drawers and shelves with granite effect worktops and tiled splashbacks. Rangemaster electric range with extractor hood over, integral dishwasher and refrigerator/freezer. Twin bowl ceramic butlers sink with draining board and mixer tap. Cupboard to recess with interior light housing washing machine, tumble dryer, drying rack and oil fired central heating boiler. Exposed timber lintels and rustic shelving. French doors to the garden. Recessed downlights. Door to:

Showe/Bathroom:

A sizeable room with glazed shower cabinet with tiled splashbacks and overhead shower rose and hand shower fitting. Pedestal washbasin with mider tap, WC and heated towel rack. Wall light points, tiled floor and part-tiled walls. Recessed downlights.

First Floor

Landing:

Having a fine extended view over the meadow opposite.

Bedroom 2: (3.12 x 2.90)

Having exposed structural timbers and Velux rooflight. Door to en-suite:

Cloakroom:

WC and pedestal washbasin with splashback and mirror over. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 1: (3.86 x 2.84)

Having extended views over the meadows opposite. Wardrobe recess with hanging rail and shelving. Exposed wall timbers.

Outside

Detached Studio & Store: (3.53 x 3.33 & 3.71 x 1.63)

A timber framed and clad studio with pitched roof and verandah lies at the bottom of the garden. It is insulated and has power and light points, so it could be used for a number of purposes.

Victorian Style Green House

An attractive 'Victorian' style green house has been recently erected and is fitted out with shelving, power and light points.

Garden: (23m)

The garden is richly stocked with a wide variety of plants and shrubs including a mature vine and climbing rose. There is a shaped lawn and a large paved terrace part of which is covered by a large bespoke aviary. A gate and pathway (right of way) at the rear of the garden provides rear access.

Services:

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.

Local Authority:

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

Council Tax:

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