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2 bedroom cottage for sale


Sold STC £385,000

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Believed to date back to the 1700's and nestled between the no through road of Bridge end and Wittenham lane, you can't help but notice the wall-lined cottage that is 'Little Smewins'. Looking out over the historical Bridge end green and containing a wealth of original features throughout, this two-bedroom character property has a lovely homely feel made even more so by the exposed brick, inglenook fireplace. Benefiting from an en-suite cloakroom, study area, country cottage garden and double garage, if you're looking for a character property in this idyllic village location, this grade II listed should not disappoint!

WHAT THE OWNER SAYS..."We've had over 20 happy years here in our cosy cottage in this friendly neighbourhood. We love it so much, we plan to stay in the village!"

This multi-level cottage garden encompasses a variety of areas making great use of space. Steps lead up from the lower patio area and sunroom to a walled patio with brick-edged flowerbeds to the side and a garden seat set into the wall. Further steps rise to the well-maintained lawns, edged with flowerbeds containing mature flowers and ferns. To the side is a decorative stone laid area and a further path leads you up to the timber and glazed potting shed, equipped with power. The garage rear access door is located at the far end of the garden.

Accessed from Wittenham lane, this double garage has electric up and over, double width door, fully equipped with power and lighting and with access door opening to rear garden.

10' 10'' x 6' 11'' (3.3m x 2.1m) maximum / restricted head height
Feature fireplace with ornate cast iron surround, timber framed window to front aspect and wall-mounted radiator. Door to;

Hand wash basin set into vanity unit and low level WC. Tiling to walls and extractor fan.

Timber and glazed sunroom, incorporating the garden wall. Timber flooring and water tap.

Wall-lined and with a wealth of character, the front of the property has ornate timber shutters to the windows and a flower bed planted with shrubs. The pitch roof storm porch has terracotta tiled flooring and houses the timber stable front door, opening to;

Traditional timber beams, terracotta tiled flooring continuing from storm porch, wall-mounted radiator, timber thumb latch doors to lounge and door to;

White matching suite comprising walk-in shower, hand wash basin set into vanity unit and low level WC. Tiling to walls, timber framed privacy window to rear aspect and spotlight to ceiling. Extractor fan and timber door to storage cupboard fitted with shelving.

13' 5'' x 8' 10'' (4.1m x 2.7m)
Inglenook fireplace creating a focal point with brick recess and surround and timber mantle. Timber framed window to front aspect and traditional beam work to ceiling. Wall-mounted radiator, four wall-mounted light pendants and exposed vertical beam archway leading to dining room.

15' 5'' x 10' 10'' (4.7m x 3.3m maximum) restricted head height.
Timber framed window to front aspect, wall-mounted light pendant, traditional beam work to far wall and wall-mounted radiator. Door to;

14' 9'' x 7' 7'' (4.5m x 2.3m) maximum
Timber framed window to front aspect, traditional beams to ceiling, wall-mounted radiator and timber doors to under stairs storage cupboard. Return stairs to first floor landing and timber and glazed door to kitchen.

13' 5'' x 6' 7'' (4.1m x 2.0m maximum)
Matching range of timber wall and base units with under cupboard lighting, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink/drainer set into work surfaces. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, washing machine, cooker and fridge/freezer, terracotta tiled flooring and timber door to cupboard housing recently serviced Worcester boiler. Timber framed window to rear sun-room, tiling to walls and timber and glazed stable door to rear garden.

Return stairs rising from dining room to first floor landing, traditional timber beams to walls, bespoke built-in wardrobes and cupboards, fitted with handing and shelf space and bespoke fold-down door to airing cupboard housing hot water tank. Landing widening to study area with timber framed window to front aspect, timber beam work to walls, wall-mounted radiator and access to loft space. Thumb latch door to:

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03 November 2016


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