2 bedroom flat for saleCouching Street, Watlington
Sold STC £229,500
- 2 Bedroom flat
- Over 1000 sq ft floor area
- Some fine extended views
- Sitting Room
- Dining Area/Study
- 2 Double Bedrooms
- Fitted Kitchen
- Electric heating
- Watlington town centre
Full descriptionA substantial 2 bedroom second floor flat of considerable character offering in excess of 1000 sq ft of accommodation with some fine extended views towards the Chiltern Hills.
52 Couching Street
Tenure: Long Leasehold -
Description: - A substantial second floor flat of considerable character offering in excess of 1000 sq ft of accommodation with some fine extended views towards the Chiltern Hills. A reception room of almost 17' square is open plan to a dining room or study area and both bedrooms are double in size. Much of the flat was converted from an 18th century building and the interior displays some boarded floors and elements of the original timber framework. This is an extremely spacious and distinctive property with unusual qualities.
Watlington - 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 -
Communal Entrance: - Entryphone. Stairs to second floor.
Second Floor -
Entrance: - Solid wood front door to:
Hall: - Recessed downlight and side window giving an extended view. Door to:
Bedroom 1: - 5.55 x 3.81 (18'2" x 12'5") - A substantial room with range of louvre-fronted wardrobes. Attractive outlook towards the Market Hall and Watlington High Street.
Bathroom: - Panel enclosed bath in fully tiled surround with overhead shower fitting and folding shower screen. Washbasin in vanity unit with mixer tap. Low flush WC and heated towel rack.
Bedroom 2: - 4.95 x 3.72 (16'2" x 12'2") - A substantial double bedroom with sash window giving an extended outlook towards the Chiltern Hills. Airing cupboard containing insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater.
Dining Area/Study: - 4.55 (max) x 3.81 (max) (14'11" (max) x 12'5" (max - Having a boarded floor and exposed timber upright. Ample room for a dining table. Door to:
Kitchen: - 2.97 x 2.17 (9'8" x 7'1") - Having an extended view over the town roofscape towards the Chilterns. Fitted shaker style cabinets comprising cupboards and drawers with steel fittings, granite effect worktops and tiled splashbacks. Inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Space and points for washing machine and electric cooker. Ceiling mounted spotlights.
Sitting Room: - 5.31 x 5.07 (17'5" x 16'7") - A large and well proportioned room with exposed ceiling beams and fine extended views to the Chilterns. Access hatch to storage loft. Lighting on dimmer switch. Step down to dining area.
Services: - Mains water, drainage and electricity. Electric heating.
Lease: - Approximately 91 years remaining
Ground Rent: - £100 per annum
Maintenance Charge: - Approximately £1152 for the year 2015 - 2016
Local Authority: - South Oxfordshire District Council. Council Offices, Crowmarsh, Wallingford OX10 8HQ. Tel: 01491 823 000
Viewing: - Strictly by appointment with the agents - Robinson Sherston (Watlington). Telephone: 01491 614 000
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