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3 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £505,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Modern character home
  • Superbly fitted & presented
  • Double reception room
  • Fitted 'Mark Wilkinson' kitchen
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom & Cloakroom
  • Garden with outbuilding & Loggia
  • Gas central heating
  • Double Glazing
  • Garage with Home Office

Full description

An outstanding and beautifully presented modern 3 bedroom house occupying a quiet courtyard setting in the centre of the town together with landscaped garden, garage and parking

Tenure: Freehold -

Description: - The house is quietly situated well away from the public road in a private courtyard setting. There is a delightful landscaped garden to the rear that incorporates a shallow brook and an outbuilding that provides a generous store and loggia. Fronting the house is a garage with a converted office in the loft and parking for a further two cars. The interior of the house is of exceptional quality and is beautifully presented throughout. Of particular note is the bespoke fitted kitchen by 'Mark Wilkinson' with marble worksurfaces and Travertine stone floor. A double reception room has a fireplace with solid fuel stove and French doors opening to the garden. On the upper floor there are two double bedrooms, both with fitted wardrobes and a further single bedroom.

Location: - Watlington is reputedly Englands smallest town with its origins dating from the 6th century. The town has a range of sports facilities that embrace football and cricket as well as tennis, squash and bowls. There are good local shops including a first class butcher and delicatessen and some excellent restaurants and pubs. Watlington Primary school and Rainbow Corner day nursery and pre-school have an outstanding ofsted rating and senior education is provided by the well-regarded Icknield Community College. The Chiltern Hills rise above the town and offer some of the finest landscapes in south-east England. There is much on offer here for outdoor enthusiasts, cyclists and walkers as The Icknield Way (Ridgeway National Trail) passes close to the town. Watlington is also the heartland of the re-introduced Red Kite that now soar above the towns roof tops.

The Accommodation Is Arranged As Follows: - (All measurements are approximate)

Ground Floor -

Entrance: - Weather canopy and part-glazed front door to:

Hall: - Having a Travertine stone floor and coving to the ceiling. Stairs rise to the first floor. Door to:

Cloakroom: - Low flush WC and corner washbasin with splashback. Tiled floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: - 3.49 x 3.10 (11'5" x 10'2") - A well-proportioned room with ample room for a breakfast table. Fitted kitchen cabinets by 'Mark Wilkinson' comprising cupboards, drawers, glazed fronted cabinets and plate rack. Marble worktops and upstands with surface lighting. Inset sink unit with mixer tap and marble draining board. Integral dishwasher, washing machine and microwave oven. Rangemaster cooking range with marble upstand and extractor hood over. Ceiling mounted halogen spotlights and Trevertine tile floor.

Sitting Room: - 5.34 z 4.23 (17'6" z 13'10") - Fireplace with stone mantelpeice and hearth incorporating a solid fuel stove. Large shelved storage cupboard. Coving to ceiling. French doors open to the terrace and garden.

First Floor -

Landing: - Airing cupboard housing insulated hot water tank with immersion heater and slatted shelving. Wardrobe cupboard and access hatch to large storage loft. Door to:

Bedroom 3: - 2.30 x 2.17 (7'6" x 7'1") - With extended outlook over the rear garden and woodland beyond. Coving to ceiling.

Bedroom 1: - 4.02 x 3.10 (13'2" x 10'2") - A generous double bedroom with extended outlook over the garden and beyond to woodland. Double wardrobe to recess. Coving to ceiling.

Bathroom: - Wood panel enclosed bath in tiled surround with electric shower fitting, rail and curtain. Pedestal washbasin and low flush WC. Part tiled walls and recessed halogen lighting.

Bedroom 2: - 3.10 x 3.10 (10'2" x 10'2") - Having an extended outloolk over the courtyard. Wardrobe to recess.

Outside -

The property is approached via a private roadway into a wide courtyard. A garage lies behind a parking bay for two vehicles. A side path provides side access to the garden.

Garage: - 5.36 x 2.61 (17'7" x 8'6") - Terraced with traditional hinged doors, lighting and power points. A pull-down ladder provides access to a 'home office' created in the roofspace. There are plasterboard finished walls, lighting and power points.

Garden: - 13 x 5.5 (42'7" x 18'0") - A lovely landscaped garden lies to the rear but can also be approached via a pathway alongside the house. A stone paved terrace extends from the rear of the house to a shaped lawn with well stocked herbaceous beds and borders with a wide variety of shrubs and plants. The lawn slopes down to a shallow brook with walkway across to a shaped deck that extends into a timber framed and clad loggia. A large store with glazed window is attached.

Services: - Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity. Gas fired central heating.

Local Authority: - South Oxfordshire District Council. 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Milton, OX14 4SB. Email: Tel: 01235 422422

Council Tax: - Band

Viewing: - Strictly by appointment with the agents - Robinson Sherston (Watlington). Telephone: 01491 614 000

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 November 2016


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