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Deposit £4,615 + £923 holding deposit
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4 bedroom semi detached house to rent,
Available now

Gorwell, Watlington, OX49


Key features

  • Edwardian Semi-Detached House
  • Extended & Fully Renovated
  • More than 2,700 sq ft of Accommodation
  • Immaculately Presented
  • Central Village Location
  • Unfurnished, Available Immediately

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Property description


Originally dating from 1908, this semi-detached house has been sympathetically extended and meticulously renovated to offer substantial and immaculate accommodation arranged over three floors measuring in excess of 2,700 sq ft. The property still benefits from many traditional Edwardian features such as high ceilings, sash windows suffusing the house with light and traditional cast iron fireplaces, but has also been designed to accommodate a modern lifestyle with a wonderful contemporary open plan kitchen/diner. Everything within the property, including windows, electrical and heating systems, bathrooms and kitchen are all brand new and never before lived in. The house is also located centrally within the village, just a 0.1 mile walk of the High Street, and benefits from an enclosed Southeasterly facing rear garden. The immaculately presented accommodation includes: entrance hall, sitting room, dining/play room, kitchen diner, WC, utility, main bedroom with en-suite, three further double bedrooms, two further bath/shower rooms and a single garage. Awaiting EPC. This home is unfurnished and available immediately.


With its 17th century town hall in the centre, Watlington is full of interesting period properties and shops including a renowned butchers, individual shops, cafe's and restaurants. Watlington has excellent connections 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 the Elizabeth Line now also allowing direct access to the City, Canary Wharf, the West End and Heathrow. London, Heathrow Airport is just 31 miles distant. Henley-on-Thames (10 miles), Wallingford (8 miles) and Oxford (12 miles) have more comprehensive facilities. There is also the Oxford tube coach service which runs between Oxford to London and operates 7 days per week. There are miles of superb walking and riding in the surrounding Chilterns Hills.


A brick covered porch leads to an original hardwood front door, opening into an entrance hall with an understairs storage cupboard. The sitting room is front aspect with a walk-in bay window and an original decorative cast iron fireplace with kiln fired glazed tiled surround. (Agent's note: all chimneys in the house have been capped so fireplaces are decorative only). There is a further reception room, again with a cast iron and glazed tile fireplace. A stained glass fan light and double doors open into the kitchen/diner. The kitchen/diner is a fantastic modern open plan space, with a large ceiling lantern allowing in tremendous light. The kitchen is fitted with a contemporary range of handle-less SieMatic units with striking quartz worktop, with matching central island and breakfast bar. The kitchen is fitted with integral Siemens and Neff appliances including full height fridge and freezer, dishwasher, double ovens, induction hob with a supplementary conventional gas burner and hot water boiling tap. There are sliding doors opening to the rear patio. The kitchen also leads to a side lobby with stable doors outside, a WC, and a utility fitted with an additional sink, further storage space, plumbing for both washing machine and tumble dryer and access to the garage. There is zoned underfloor heating throughout the ground floor.

A staircase leads to the first floor landing, with ample airing cupboards with heating source. The main bedroom is front aspect, with a walk-in bay window, original decorative cast iron fireplace and luxury en-suite fitted with a walk in shower with rainfall shower head, freestanding bath and double sinks. There are two further bedrooms to this level, both doubles and one fitted with double wardrobes. There is also a large family bathroom fitted with both a bath and separate shower, and a further shower room with a striking walk in shower and full marble-effect tiling.

Another turning staircase leads to the top floor landing. Here there is another bedroom/multi purpose room, with eaves storage, and velux windows offering a distant outlook towards the Oxfordshire hills and Watlington's famed White Mark.


A block paved drive at the front provides off street parking leading to the garage, with an EV charging point. Double gates lead to additional block paved parking at the side, opening further to the garden. There is a small raised lawn at the front, with a wrought iron gate and path to the front door.

The rear garden has a Southeasterly orientation with a large Indian sandstone patio adjacent opening to a garden laid to level lawn with raised planted borders and central weeping willow. A path leads to a timber shed, which offers power and an external water tap. The garden is fully enclosed by timber fencing.

There is also a garage, with double timber doors opening into a generous space, with light, power and an integral door to the utility.

Gardening services will be included within the rent (excluding lawn care).


South Oxfordshire District Council - Band G. Gas fired central heating, with zoned underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. Mains drainage. Water softener.

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