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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Britwell Salome, Watlington, Oxfordshire, OX49

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 bedrooms (1 en suite)
  • bathroom, shower room
  • 3 reception rooms
  • kitchen/dining room
  • garden
  • parking
  • garden room
  • lovely views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautiful character cottage set on a country lane with superb views.


Set in the picturesque village of Britwell Salome in an Area of
Outstanding Natural Beauty. This historic village has a church, well respected pub and restaurant, The Red Lion, and an excellent farm shop. The nearby towns of Watlington, Thame and Henley-on-Thames offer more extensive shopping and recreational facilities. The M40 J6 is just 4½ miles distant giving access to London, Heathrow and the national road network. Schools in the area include Rupert House, the Dragon, Headington, Abingdon, St Helen and St Katharines, and Wycombe Abbey. There is outstanding riding and walking via the nearby Icknield Way and in the Chiltern Hills.


The Old Post Office is a beautiful Grade II Listed attached cottage dating back to the 17th century, which has been extended and renovated to provide a charming family home with the majority of the rooms having a superb view over the Chiltern countryside. The entrance hall with stone floors leads to the principle rooms, utility room, shower room and the cellar. To the front of the cottage there is a family room/bedroom 4 with vaulted ceilings and full height windows enjoying the views. The sitting room has oak floors and an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove. The sitting room opens through to the kitchen/ dining room with a range of floor and wall mounted units, integrated appliances and space for fridge freezer and double doors out to the garden. There is also a snug/study with exposed brickwork, open fire and stairs lead up to the first floor.

To the first floor the master bedroom has a wonderful view over
the open countryside and has a dressing area and en suite
shower room. There are two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

To the front of the cottage the driveway provides off street parking for two vehicles. The front garden is beautifully planted with a variety of cottage style plants with a path leading to the front door. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds and borders and mature trees providing a great deal of privacy. There is also a detached summer house/office with power and light.


From Henley-on-Thames take the A4130 signposted to Oxford.
Take the B480 turning on the right towards Stonor. Proceed through the villages of Lower and Middle Assendon, Stonor and Pishill. On reaching the T-junction take the right turn to Watlington and after a short distance take the 1st turn left, signposted to Britwell Salome. Continue down this road and on entering the village of Britwell Salome. The Old Post Office will be found on your left, just after the road on your left hand side. Post code: OX49 5LG

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Added on Rightmove:
02 July 2016

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