5 bedroom detached house for sale

New Street, Watlington, OX49

Under Offer £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • BEST AND FINAL OFFERS BY 12 NOON 23RD NOVEMBER
  • 5 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • 3/4 Reception rooms
  • Garage and car port
  • Gardens of over half an acre
  • EPC Exempt

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Sitting in a tranquil, private garden, Meadow Court is a charming Grade II Listed period property dating back to the mid-17th Century. With a timber frame and a gabled old tile roof, the house has been extended over the years and is now a delightful mix of styles and eras. The property has been in the same family for over 55 years. It is now in need of modernisation and updating. EPC exempt.
LOCAL INFORMATION
Meadow Court is in a tucked away location yet is within a level walk of the centre of Watlington. With its 17th century town hall in the centre, Watlington is full of interesting period properties and shops including a renowned butchers, individual shops, cafés and restaurants. Watlington has excellent communications and is just 2.5 miles from Junction 6 of the M40 at Lewknor and just 46 miles from London. Trains run from Thame Parkway for London Marylebone (15 miles), Didcot Parkway for London Paddington (16 miles) with Crossrail allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow from 2018. London, Heathrow Airport is just 31 miles distant. Henley-on-Thames (10 miles), Wallingford (8 miles) and Oxford (12 miles) have more comprehensive facilities. The area is well served for schools with nearby Oxford offering The Dragon, Cothill and Summerfield, amongst others. There are miles of superb walking and riding in the surrounding Chilterns Hills.
ACCOMMODATION
With stone pillars on either side, the driveway leads to the parking area and front of the house. There is a porch leading to the front door and hallway. To one side lies the dining room which is double aspect and has an open fireplace and oak floor. The elegant drawing room has a door to the garden, a study area and an open fireplace. Spiral stairs lead to the upper gallery artist’s studio on the first floor. This is wood panelled with skylights providing a bright and airy space. The kitchen has a lovely view over the garden and is in need of refurbishment. There is a utility area, cloakroom, back porch loggia and boiler room which could be combined to extend the kitchen, subject to consents.

A polished oak staircase leads to the first floor. The master bedroom is double aspect with wide oak floorboards and an en-suite bathroom. There are two further bedrooms on this floor and a family bathroom. Up a further small staircase are two attic bedrooms, both with vaulted ceilings.

OUTSIDE
The gardens of Meadow Court are a delight and wrap around the house which lies centrally in the plot. There is an old brick and timber coach house comprising a single garage and timber store attached to a neighbouring cottage. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs giving privacy and seclusion. The remains of a former colonnade is covered in rambling roses and ivy and there are some areas of dense shrubbery. There is a further access to Chapel Street via a pair of timber gates and there is also a pedestrian gate. The whole garden is fenced and amounts to about 0.6 of an acre.
LOCAL AUTHORITY and SERVICES
Services
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Local Authority
South Oxfordshire District Council, www.southoxon.gov.uk.

CONVEYANCING
Through our in house Conveyancing team, we can ensure ease and efficiency for a competitive, no-sale, no-fee quote. Ask us for a quote today.
DISCLAIMER
These particulars are a general guide only. They do not form part of any contract. Services, systems and appliances have not been tested.

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01 November 2016

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  • Saunderton (8.1 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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