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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Mill Lane, Benson, OX10

Under Offer £799,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning and unique design
  • Five bedrooms
  • Bespoke Oak features
  • Large plot with mature trees and shrubs
  • Within walking distance of the village and river
  • Within catchment for both primary and secondary schooling
  • Barn style construction with remaining NHBC 10 year guarante
  • Wallingford 01491 833323
  • Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A unique 5 bedroomed barn style property built approximately 5 years ago located in a small quiet enclave of the popular village of Benson. The property has been built to a very high standard with bespoke oak features, well presented flexible accommodation and benefits from high specification fixtures and fittings. The barn sits in a well stocked garden complete with a stream, plenty of decking for outside entertaining and off street parking. The village of Benson is a short walk from the property and close to motorway links, ideal for commuting. Accommodation includes: Kitchen / diner, sitting room with vaulted ceiling, sun room /study area, family room, five double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (en suite to master is yet to be completed), utility.
The Village dates back to Anglo Saxon times; the centre is a conservation area together with many historic buildings. From the 18th Century the village grew famous as a main stop for coaches between Oxford and London. There are numerous old coaching Inns and Pubs in the village that have now been converted to houses. There is easy access from Benson to the M40; M4; main line railway stations and Heathrow Airport. Located midway between Oxford and Reading, Benson is a friendly village, which benefits from a Medieval Parish Church; School; Village Hall; Doctors Surgery; Library; Vets and additional shops (Supermarket; Butchers; Greengrocer / Florist; chemist; Petrol Station); Marina & Riverfront Cafe and two Pubs. Local information and Club/Society details are readily available in the local monthly magazine - The Benson Bulletin and at least two books have been written about Benson's history. There are numerous walks and cycle rides from the village: including south along the Thames to Wallingford (over Benson Lock) and north to Shillingford and Dorchester. There is easy access to the surrounding villages, country pubs and also the hills and woods of the Chilterns.
Glazed front door leads into hallway with Jerusalem stone flooring and opaque glass ceiling. Doors to cloakroom and downstairs accommodation lead from the hallway which then in turn leads into a sizeable and welcoming kitchen / diner. Stairs to the first floor lead from the kitchen / diner. The kitchen comprises of a John Lewis of Hungerford kitchen, 4 door gas Aga and integrated appliances. The kitchen has french doors leading onto a terrace overlooking the pretty garden. Leading from the kitchen is a stunning vaulted sitting room with open fireplace with cotswold stone surround. There are also french doors leading onto the terrace. From the sitting room, there are two additional reception rooms; a study area / sun room with floor to ceiling windows overlooking stream and mature gardens. There is also access from the sun room to the garden. Door to family / TV room with aerial points, cable TV and additional cupboards. There is zoned underfloor heating throughout the ground and lower ground floor. First floor accommodation comprises of two double bedrooms and a separate shower room. The first floor landing is galleried overlooking the sitting room providing an open and airy feel to the upstairs and sitting room.
Lower ground accommodation consists of three double bedrooms, beautiful family bathroom with bath and overhead shower, complete with Jerusalem stone tiling and flooring. Oak laminate floor throughout the lower ground. Master suite with terrace doors onto garden. There is also a room leading from the master which could be used as an en-suite but this work has not been completed. There is a utility room accessed separately from the lower ground terrace. Storage and space for white goods.

Sheeps wool insulation * Argon filled windows * Internal walls lined with hemp * Concrete floors on ground and lower ground floors * Bespoke Oak framed features * Waterproof concrete basement *
The property is approached via a gravelled lane with off street parking for about 4 cars. It is set in an established plot of approximately 3/5 of an acre surrounded by mature trees, shrubs and a stream running throuigh the garden. There is a BBQ area complete with breeze house situated on its own island with electricity connection. There is also a shed for additional storage.
All mains services, gas fired central heating, mains drainage
South Oxfordshire District Council 01491 823000. Tax Band F
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Added on Rightmove:
11 January 2012


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