A thoughtfully presented Grade II listed period cottage set on an established plot approaching 1/4 of an acre and abutting paddocks to the rear. The property has been updated throughout to a high specification including an external home office and is available with no onward chain. The accommodation comprises: entrance hall, family room, dining room, study, W.C., kitchen, sitting room, main bedroom with en-suite, three further bedrooms, family bathroom, external carport and home office. EPC Exempt.
The property is situated in the heart of the pretty village of Aston Tirrold, among other period and character properties. The village, together with its twin Aston Upthorpe, was featured in the Domesday Book and is just 3 miles from the ancient Ridgeway Path and the Berkshire Downs. The Astons have a varied history, originating as a farming community, with a more recent high profile in the equestrian world, at one time housing multiple stud farms breeding race horses. It has three early churches, a pub, repairs garage, visiting post office as well as a good village hall and recreation ground which host many of the activities and clubs which thrive in this vibrant community. There are some fine schools nearby including Moulsford Prep School and Cranford House, and a wide choice of schools in and around Oxford and Abingdon including Cothill, Chandlings Manor, The Dragon, Abingdon School, Headington, St Edward's (Oxford) and Radley (near Abingdon). Wycombe Abbey Downe House, Bradfield and Pangbourne College are also within easy reach. South Moreton has a thriving primary school for the catchment of the Astons. Aston Tirrold has good access to the mainline railway station of Didcot (4 miles), with London Paddington accessible in under 45 mins. There are also frequent fast services to Oxford, Reading, Swindon and Bristol. The A34 is about 5 miles away connecting to the M4 and wider motorway network. The Thameside market town of Wallingford is just 3 miles distant, providing local shops including a Waitrose, pubs, restaurants and doctor's, dentist's and a community hospital. There are miles of outstanding walking and riding across the neighbouring Berkshire Downs. For further details please visit www.theastons.net.
A hardwood door leads into an entrance hall opening into a double aspect dining room with a feature brick open fireplace, and a door to the kitchen. The kitchen is double aspect and re-fitted with a matching range of wall and base units, quartz stone worktops and matching island. A feature double faced fireplace divides the kitchen and sitting room. A spiral staircase leads to a first floor landing. The sitting room is triple aspect with French doors onto the rear terrace. To complete the ground floor accommodation there is a family room, a study and a W.C. There is underfloor heating throughout the ground floor.
To the first floor there are two separate staircases, with both offering access to all rooms. The main bedroom is a superb room with a vaulted ceiling, and glazed twin doors opening into a generous en-suite bathroom including a separate shower and twin sinks. There are three further double bedrooms and a re-fitted family bathroom.
Electric gates to the side of the property open onto a gravelled driveway continuing to the bottom of the garden, with access to the detached timber carport. The rear garden has a generous paved patio opening onto a lawned garden with a well stocked variety of flower and shrub beds and borders, with a sprinkler system. At the bottom of the garden there is a detached timber carport and an external home office. The home office is insulated, with light, power and internet connection.
South Oxfordshire District Council. 01491 823000. Council Tax Band G.
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