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4 bedroom cottage for sale

London Street, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

Guide Price £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • PERIOD TOWN HOUSE
  • BEAUTIFUL GARDEN
  • LARGE PLOT
  • FOUR BEDROOMS
  • 2 RECEPTIONS
  • KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM
  • Plot of Circa 0.15 Acre
  • Garden Store/Workshop
  • Close to Town Centre
  • Gas Central Heating

Full description

SPACIOUS PERIOD TOWN HOUSE OF WARMTH & CHARM WITH FABULOUS GARDEN - this is a real gem, such an inviting property of great charm

FARINGDON

Wantage c.10.2miles Faringdon Market Place c.350yards Swindon c.9.8miles Abingdon c.13.6miles

Melrose Cottage is a rare and very attractive period town house within two minutes walk of the centre of town and yet enjoying a large and glorious rear garden and delightful accommodation that is both charming and practical. Central Hall, Sitting Room with open fire, Snug, Splendid Kitchen/Dining Room, 3 Good Bedrooms & Family Bathroom on the 1st Floor, 2nd Floor Bedroom 4. A long and private garden amounting to circa 0.15 acre. Brick built garden store and workshop.

Gas Fired Central Heating.

Council Tax Band E

Floor Area circa 1632sq ft

Faringdon is a pretty Market town set midway between Oxford and Swindon, well by-passed many years ago so as to leave the centre vibrant and lively but free from heavy traffic. The town offers a good variety of independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants as well as Tesco and Budgens supermarkets and a Waitrose is currently under construction. Excellent schools in and close to the town, both primary and secondary.

Lord Berners, talented musician, writer, artist and eccentric, lived at Faringdon House from 1931 and amongst other things, is famous for having dyed a flock of doves, bright colours - hence the pink plastic birds that can be see on various window sills dotted around the town. He was responsible for the construction of the 100ft tower, Faringdon Folly, in 1935 complete with the darkly comic notice to the public at the entrance.

Directions - DIRECTIONS: From Wantage take the A417 and at the A420 roundabout, turn right towards Oxford and then first left into Faringdon. This becomes London Street and No.51 will be found on your right hand side before you reach the Market Place.

Viewing - Contact: Cuan Ryan

Vale & Downland Villages

(t) 01235 772299 (m) 07545 261810 cuan@butlersherborn.co.uk

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Added on Rightmove:
24 November 2016

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