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Blowing Stone Cottages, Nr Wantage, Oxon

Sold STC £490,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A GEM OF A COTTAGE
  • DOWNLAND SETTING
  • Circa 0.60 ACRE PLOT
  • 3 BEDROOMS
  • HUGE POTENTIAL
  • WOODLAND
  • OUTBUILDINGS
  • Further Land Available

Full description

HEAVENLY SETTING WITH BOUNDLESS POTENTIAL - 0.5 acre, woodland, rural outlook, outbuildings and potential (additional paddock land available)

KINGSTON LISLE
Oxford c19miles Didcot Stn c15miles Faringdon c6.2miles M4 J14 c11.3miles Swindon c11.2miles Wantage c5.3miles

A picturesque chalk stone semi-detached cottage set in grounds of circa 0.60 Acre at the very foot of The Downs and within a few minutes walk of The Ridgeway. Orientated East/West with fields to front and rear it takes full advantage of both sunrise and sunset. The accommodation is generously proportioned and has charms a plenty but is ready for a degree of loving care and modernisation.The brick built southern section of the cottage is an outhouse that may, subject to planning consent, lend itself to becoming additional accommodation. There is a pretty garden to the rear that extends south into woodland where there are a number of sheds and outbuildings.

Floor Area circa 1440sq ft plus Outhouse of circa 475sq ft
Open fireplace and solid fuel Rayburn but currently no central heating.

A FURTHER circa 1.43 ACRE PADDOCK IS AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION

GUIDE PRICE for the property in circa 2 acres is £585,000
Drainage: Private System

Water: Mains water metered from the Estate

The cottage takes its name from the the large Sarsen stone in front of No.1, known as The Blowing Stone and apparently used by King Alfred to summon his troops from miles around.

The village has a public house, The Blowing Stone Inn and a very pretty church, while Uffington, a slightly larger village about 1.5 miles to the west, has another pub, a large church known as The Cathedral of The Vale, a thriving village shop, a good primary school, sports club with tennis, football and cricket facilities and a wonderful village hall which hosts many plays, village parties, teas, lunches, meetings and varied entertainments.

Directions - From Wantage take the B4507 towards Childrey and Ashbury. After about 2.4 miles proceed straight over at the Childrey Holloway crossroads and continue on for a further 2.3 miles before turning left at the crossroads, sign posted to Lambourn. No.2 Blowing Stone Cottage is then the second cottage on your left hand side.

Viewing - Contact: Cuan Ryan

(t) 01235 772299 (m) 07545 261810 cuan@butlersherborn.co.uk

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