2 bedroom terraced bungalow for sale

Parklands , Eynsham Road

Sold STC £175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 bedroom retirement bungalow
  • Views towards Farmoor reservoir
  • Off street parking
  • Use of private parkland

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

DESCRIPTION This well designed and sensibly proportioned end of terrace bungalow is one of 31 retirement properties set in a tranquil, semirural location with a delightful sylvan outlook. The living room is large enough to accommodate a dining area and opens directly into a conservatory with views towards Farmoor Reservoir and a feature oak stave floor. The main bedroom benefits from built-in wardrobes and the second bedroom could also be used as a study. The kitchen has a range of matching floor and wall cabinets with would trim, rolltop working surface an integrated electric oven, hob and extractor hood above. In addition to plumbing for an automatic washing machine, there is space for a fridge freezer and a useful serving hatch to the living room.The bathroom has a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower above, hand basin, low-level WC, heated towel rail and electric shaver point. Extractor fan and ceramic tiled splash backs.

As the name implies, Parklands comprises of approximately 23 acres of parkland surrounding the impressive redbrick Victorian mansion Oaken Holt (now a residential care home and famous as the location of the hit 1990s BBC sitcom "waiting for God"). It is approached via a sweeping tree-lined drive that leads to an area of residents' parking that is available on a first-come, first serve basis. There are views towards far more reservoir from the elevated gardens and there is a bus stop at the foot of the drive served by frequent buses to Oxford and Witney.
 

Situation Located in the Royal County of Berkshire until the local government boundary changes of 1974, Farmoor lies approximately 3 ½ miles west of the dreaming spires of Oxford. The village has a shop (that specialises in the sale of foodstuffs for the South African diaspora). It is perhaps most famous for the reservoir built in the late '60s and extended in the 1970s that features a number of wetland nature areas, trout fishing as well as a thriving sailing club. There is a countryside walk around the perimeter of the reservoir. There is also a Woman's Institute, photography group and indoor bowls club. Further information is available online http://www.farmoor.org/ 

Tenure Leasehold: The property benefits from the remainder of a 99 year lease granted 1st November 1985 with a peppercorn ground rent. We have been advised that an extension of 90 years could be purchased for a premium of £13,700 plus costs (estimated to be £1,392). The rent is £92.68, Yearly maintenance is £190
 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Oxford (2.7 mi)
  • Oxford Parkway (4.0 mi)
  • Hanborough (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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31 Woodin's Way, Paradise Street, Oxford, OX1 1HD

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01865 809112 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Oxford (2.7 mi)
  • Oxford Parkway (4.0 mi)
  • Hanborough (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Martin & Co, Oxford - Lettings & Sales

31 Woodin's Way, Paradise Street, Oxford, OX1 1HD

01865 809112 Local call rate

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