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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Rhymes House, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, SN6

Under Offer £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period House
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Staff Accommdation
  • Two Double Garages
  • About 1 Acre
  • Semi-Rural
  • Swindon C.1 Mile

Full description

Rhymes House is worlds apart from anything you've ever known. This detached period house with five bedrooms in the main house and five good reception rooms plus an Amdega conservatory which overlooks the mature sunny grounds of about 1 acre. There is a good collection of outbuildings to include a large double garage with staff accommodation over, plus a heritage style oak double garage and a further large outbuilding to the rear of the garden.

Shrivenham

This good sized village, with views of the Berkshire Downs, offers a range of local facilities: village shops, public houses, restaurants, C of E church, primary school and doctors surgery. There is easy access onto the A420 to Oxford and Swindon, with a large Sainsbury's on the way to Swindon. The pleasant market town of Faringdon is some five miles away with a wider range of amenities. A regular bus service passes through Shrivenham on its way from Swindon to Oxford via Faringdon. There are various well known private schools within easy reach of the property including Pinewood Preparatory School in the local village of Bourton, Priory Park Abingdon and Marlborough College.

Reception Hall

Door to side elevation. Double glazed window to front elevation. Ceiling light with ceiling rose. Decorative coved ceiling. Stairs rising to first floor. Radiator.

Cloakroom

Windows to front and side elevation. Ceiling light with ceiling rose. Decorative coved ceiling. Two piece white Ideal Standard suite comprising: WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Attractive tiled floor. Radiator.

Sitting Room

Double glazed window to front elevation. Ceiling lights with ceiling rose. Decorative coved ceiling. Open fireplace with marble surround, mantle and hearth. Television point. Radiator.

Drawing Room

Double glazed windows to front and side elevations. Ceiling lights with ceiling rose. Ornate coved ceiling. Open fireplace with marble surround, mantle and hearth. Dado rail with panelling below. Radiators with decorative covers.

Conservatory

Double glazed window to rear elevation with double glazed elevations and doors to garden. Ceiling light. Exposed stone wall. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator.

Kitchen

Double glazed window to side elevation with original window to boot room. Ceiling light. Decorative coved ceiling. High quality hand made kitchen comprising: Range of floor and wall mounted units with granite work surfaces over with matching upstands. Substantial larder cupboard. Inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over and water softener tap. Five ring gas hob with extractor hood over. Integrated appliances include: Smeg oven, Neff microwave/oven and dishwasher. Kitchen island with two under counter fridges. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator.

Dining Room

Double glazed windows to rear and side elevation. Ceiling lights with ceiling rose. Decorative coved ceiling. Open fireplace with marble mantle, surround and slate hearth. Wooden flooring. Radiator.

Boot Room

Windows to door and side elevation. Ceiling light. Wall mounted Worcester boiler. Ceramic tiled floor.

Laundry Room

Double glazed window to rear elevation. Ceiling light. Range of floor and wall mounted units with solid wood work surfaces over, inset ceramic butler sink with mixer tap over. Tiled splashbacks. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Ceramic tiled floor.

Cloakroom

Obscure double glazed window to rear elevation. Ceiling light. Burlington WC. Tongue and groove panelling to walls. Ceramic tiled floor.

Office

Double glazed double doors to side elevation and double glazed window to rear elevation. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Telephone point. Radiator.

Landing

Ceiling light. Coved ceiling. Access to roof void.

Master Suite Comprising:


Sitting Room

Double glazed window to front elevation. Ceiling light. Original style cast iron fireplace. Radiator.

Dressing Room

Ceiling light. Fully fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

Bathroom

Double glazed windows to front and side elevations. Ceiling light. Four piece white suite comprising: WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with telephone style hand held shower attachment over. Tiled splashbacks. Radiator.

Bedroom

Double glazed window to side elevation enjoying far reaching rural views. Ceiling light. Access to eaves storage. Radiator.

Bedroom Two

Double glazed windows to rear elevation. Ceiling light with ceiling rose. Decorative coved ceiling. Comprehensive fitted wardrobes. Television point. Radiator.

Dressing Room

Ceiling light. Fully fitted wardrobes.

En-Suite Shower Room

Double glazed window to side elevation. Ceiling light and wall light points. Shaver point. WC and vanity wash hand basin with marble work surfaces, bidet and large built-in shower with fitted cupboards either side. Radiator.

Bedroom Three

Double glazed window to rear elevation. Ceiling light with ceiling rose. Decorative coved ceiling. Dado rail. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.

Bedroom Four

Double glazed window to rear elevation. Ceiling light. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator.

Bedroom Five

Double glazed window to front elevation. Ceiling light. Picture rail. Fitted wardrobes. Inset bookcase. Radiator.

Bathroom

Double glazed window to side elevation. Four piece white suite comprising: WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and bath with deluge shower over. Dado rail. Radiator.

Outside

Sitting within private grounds of 1 acre, Rhymes House enjoys panoramic views over the surrounding countryside. The property is approached along a gravelled driveway which leads to an electric five bar gate; this opens out onto a gravelled parking area with the benefit of an open fronted Heritage style oak double carport. There is also a double garage with accommodation above, providing further parking. The grounds are almost entirely laid to lawn and enclosed by mature, manicured hedges to all sides. The vendors have laid a paved sun terrace, accessed via the conservatory and the office, ideal for alfresco dining, with an additional terrace from the boot room. The garden is well planted with a variety of flowers, roses and shrubs, all adding vibrancy and colour. To the rear of the garden is a substantial outbuilding, previously used as stables, with light and power, which would be an ideal area for a motor enthusiast.

Double Garage

Two up and over doors to front, personal door to side and window to rear elevation. Light and power. An external staircase leads up to a one bedroom apartment which comprises: sitting room, fully fitted kitchen, bedroom and shower room.

Plan

Services

Mains electricity and mains drainage. LPG central heating. Telephone lines subject to the usual transfer regulations. (No tests to the suitability of services have been carried out and intending purchasers should commission their own tests if required).
We believe from the vendors that Rhymes House is a freehold property.
NB: Horse grazing land could be rented by agreement with neighbouring farmer.

Vale Of White Horse

The Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 3JE. Telephone : 01235 520202. Council tax band G.

Route To View

Proceed out of Swindon, towards Oxford along the A420, taking the first exit for Shrivenham. Before reaching the village, and the garage, turn left onto the gravelled carriage driveway for Rhymes House, there is also a black sign sat on the ground indicating the property.

Disclaimer

These particulars, including any plan, are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but do not amount to a representation or warranty. They should not be relied upon as statements of fact and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their correctness by inspection or otherwise. Neither Henry George nor the seller accepts responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused. No employee of Henry George has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. Any plan is for layout guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes and compass bearings are approximate and you should not rely upon them without checking them first. Please discuss with us any aspects, which are particularly important to you before travelling to view the property.

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01793 534534 Local call rate

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