A `picture post card` four bedroom period cottage with large gardens and outside entertaining space
A beautiful period cottage sitting in an idyllic spot offering exceptional reception space, four generous bedrooms, and extensive outside space; all within approximately 3.5 miles of Didcot Parkway Train Station. Didcot Parkway and the amenities of the Town including Cinema, swimming pool, extensive shops and restaurants can be accessed by a direct off-road cycle track.
The property, believed to date back to 1675, comprises boot room entrance, double height kitchen-breakfast room with Aga and built in Miele appliances, large family room with dining area and separated workspace, large utility and WC, and sitting room with wood burner. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor there are a further two bedrooms, one double and one single. The house is crammed with character features including Aga, original inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams and woodburning stoves. It has been tastefully redecorated with designer fabrics and furnishings to create a beautiful and comfortable family home whilst maintaining the character and history of the building.
To the front, there is off-road parking for two cars, to the rear there is an extensive landscaped garden, it is broken into two areas; the front section, beautifully planted with mature beds and trees and two dining spaces, built in BBQ area and Wendy house. The second area, accessed through a clematis archway has a further patio and eating area, climbing frame, garden shed and large vegetable patch ready-stocked with a variety of fruit and vegetables. This beautifully presented property is situated ideally for village living, yet within easy access to a mainline station to London.
Upton is a small village of approximately 170 houses within the Vale of the White Horse in Oxfordshire. The village lies on a spring line on the edge of the North Wessex Downs, designated in 1972 as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, between the villages of Blewbury, East and West Hagbourne, Harwell and Chilton. Upton has a thriving village pub, a village hall and children's playground, both sited within a large recreation ground. There are plenty of active community groups, such as a Wine Club. The neighbouring village of Blewbury (within walking distance) has a post office, garden centre / farm shop and café along with tennis club, outdoor theatre and further recreational amenities.
There is a wide variety of schools in the area, both state and private, including Didcot Girls, St Birinus, Moulsford, Cranford House, the Europa School as well as the highly regarded schools in Abingdon and Oxford. Upton is positioned with excellent commuter links both via road (A34 / M4) and rail (Didcot mainline is a short drive approximately 3.5 miles).
• Mains gas, water and electricity.
• BT Superfast Fibre 2 unlimited with speeds up
to 74Mb is available at the property
• Council tax Band E 2021/2022 £2,448.42
• South Oxfordshire District Council 01235 422
• Postcode OX11 9JD