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Howe Road, Watlington, Oxfordshire, OX49








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Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 4 - 5 bathrooms
  • A spacious self-contained annexe.
  • A paddock with outbuildings, electricity and water.
  • Detached
  • Double Garage
  • Garden
  • Rural
  • Village


Knight Frank are pleased to offer this fantastic family home originally built in the 1930s. Situated on the outskirts of Watlington and surrounded by open fields, the property would be ideal for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits. The current owners have owned the property for over 20 years and have renovated and extended the property to provide spacious accommodation with a self-contained annexe, stables and paddock. The property also has a pretty garden leading to an orchard.
The property consists of five bedrooms, five bathrooms, three reception rooms, a spacious kitchen with a dining area, and a utility/boot room. The annexe has a spacious open-plan living room/kitchen and a large bedroom and bathroom.

The property is entered via a brick porch leading into a spacious entrance hall with doors radiating to the reception rooms, kitchen, a W.C. and understairs cupboard and stairs rising to the first floor. The reception rooms include a dual-aspect sitting room with an open fireplace and French doors opening out to the rear, an attractive dining room with original parquet flooring, an open fireplace and French doors opening on to a side terrace that leads to the orchard. A spacious family room leads off the kitchen, with a double-height ceiling and a wood-burning stove; this light and airy room has lovely views over the rear gardens.
Greenacres benefits from a large kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen area has a range of wall and base units beneath a black marble worktop, underfloor heating and a range of integrated appliances, including a dishwasher, double oven and fridge/freezer. A utility/boot room leads out to the garden/side terrace with a range of fitted units and a sink.

The stairs rise to a light, airy landing area leading to the bedrooms. The dual-aspect principal bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing area has fitted wardrobes and lovely views over the garden. There are two further bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and fitted wardrobes; both also have a fitted desk and office storage. A second set of stairs rises to the second floor with a large bedroom, en suite bathroom, and dressing area/study. All the bedrooms and bathrooms have lovely views over the gardens and the countryside beyond.

The Annexe is across the drive from the main property and has a spacious living room/kitchenette and stairs rising to the first floor into a large bedroom with a balcony and an en suite shower room.
The property does have planning permission for alterations, which include replacing the landing window with a large double-height window and a first floor side extension over the kitchen. P22/S4424/HH

Greenacres is situated in a fantastic plot of approximately 2 acres with an additional 2 acre paddock. The property is approached via a gravel driveway giving access to the double garage and providing parking for several cars. To one side of the garage and annexe is a stable block with two stables (one currently used as a store room). Additionally, there is a half brick greenhouse with electricity.
To the rear of the property is an attractive terrace the entire length of the property, bordered by raised flowerbeds that are filled with herbaceous plants and a lawned area. To the side of the property, outside the dining room, is a lovely secluded brick-paved circular seating area with a water feature and beech hedging, giving a sense of privacy. A path leads to the orchard through a wrought iron gate. This field is bordered by a mixture of hedgerows and fencing with vehicular access at the far end. To the front corner of the garden is a lawned area with a beautiful weeping Ash tree and hedging and access to the front drive. Across the road from the property is a two-acre paddock with a mixture of stock fencing, hedgerows and trees. The land has stables and a store with water and electricity (separate from the main house).

Watlington a popular medieval market town with a Town Hall dating from 1664. It is positioned in a beautiful rural setting; the rolling countryside with beech woodlands, chalk downland and red kites provides the ideal environment to explore the excellent rights of way network. The property is in easy distance of several award-winning, independent speciality food and goods shops. These include butchers, a delicatessen, a delicious chocolate shop, gastro pubs, and restaurants.
The immediate countryside offers many beautiful paths, such as The Ridgeway, for cycling, walking and horse riding. There are good local golf courses, point-to-point racing, and boating on the River Thames at nearby Henley-on-Thames.
Schools in the area include Watlington Primary School, Lewknor Church of England Primary School and Icknield Community College. The Oxford schools include Dragon School, Abingdon, St Helen & St Katharine, Summer Fields, Magdalen College, Cothill House, St Edward's. Wycombe Abbey and Moulsford Prep are also nearby.
There is easy access to the M40 at Junction 6, only 3 miles away and a fast train service from Princes Risborough, Haddenham and Thame Parkway to London Marylebone, both within an 11 to 13-mile drive. The 'Oxford Tube' coach service operates a regular service between London and Oxford and can be found in the nearby village of Lewknor, only 2 miles away.


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Howe Road, Watlington, Oxfordshire, OX49


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