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Within less than 100 yards there are two footpaths, one leading to the High Street via a small park with play area, the other to open countryside and The Ridgeway. The property is within an easy level walk of the town centre, with its many specialist local shops. Local schools include Watlington Primary School and Rainbow Corner Day Nursery, with senior education provided by Icknield Community College, also within easy walking distance. Sporting facilities abound with cricket, football, squash and tennis clubs locally and the Ridgeway National Trail is on the edge of the town. The Oxford Tube provides frequent coach links to London and Oxford and J6 of the M40 is approximately 2.5 miles. Princes Risborough and High Wycombe provide fast rail access on the Chiltern line to London Marylebone.
Full of character and charm, this welcoming 17th Century cottage has surprisingly generous accommodation throughout, with the potential for additional living space (subject to required consents) in the larger of its two lofts and listed building consent for a second bathroom.
• Roomy, comfortable and well-organised accommodation throughout
• Large, airy, double aspect Master Bedroom
• Two further double Bedrooms
• Existing consent (P/18S4292/LB) for additional en-suite to Master Bedroom
• Large loft subject to the required consents may provide additional living space
• Off-street parking and plentiful on-street parking available
The main entrance is set to the side of the property in Davenport Place. On entering, the double aspect living room and the kitchen are to be found either side of the hallway. At the end of the hallway a door leads into the breakfast/garden room with open fire, panelled staircase to the first floor, door to the dining room and French doors into the garden.
The kitchen has ample wall and base units and work surfaces and both the living room and dining room are laden with character, with exposed beams and ceiling timbers. The living room has a welcoming ambiance with a multifuel 3-window stove and there is an interconnecting door into the dining room.
The split level landing leads to three double bedrooms and a family bathroom with utility cupboard. There is existing consent for an additional bathroom in the double aspect master bedroom, and the large loft above bedrooms 2 and 3 could, subject to the necessary consents, provide additional accommodation/home office.
To the rear of the property, accessed via French doors from the breakfast room, is a delightful enclosed patio garden with well-stocked raised border, gravelled areas and sandstone paving. An ideal ‘barbecue garden’, the railway sleepers of the raised border provide plenty of additional seating. There is a gate leading to the parking area and Davenport Place.
The property has been completely re-wired and a new gas central heating system installed within the last few years.
From Henley proceed north along the Fairmile turning right just before the dual carriageway signposted to Stonor and the Assendons and continue to and through these villages continuing on through Pishill and up to the Christmas Common turning, immediately after which turn right for Watlington. Continue down the hill and into Watlington itself around the double bend and into Brook Street. Pass the turning towards the town centre and M40, and Abingdon House will be found after a short way on the right on the corner of Davenport Place and Brook Street.
From the M40, Junction 6, proceed south through Shirburn and on into Watlington itself. Pass straight through and at the T-junction with Brook Street turn right and Abingdon House will be found after a short way on the right on the corner of Davenport Place and Brook Street.