Wallingford market Town � 6 miles,
Didcot mainline station - 4 miles, A34 � 5 miles, M4 Jct 12 � 13 miles
(all distances are approximate)
Gardens - 0.47 acres/ 0.19 ha (approx.)
1788 sq ft / 166 m� (approx.)
A charming detached 1930`s house set within the heart of, perhaps, one of the most sought after villages in this part of the world set on high ground, amidst very beautiful old laid down gardens that have been maintained with love and care for many years. Aston Upthorpe has all the best features and convenience of today`s world, yet retaining all the charm and delight of an historic period village.
The present owners have been in occupation for some 27 years and undertaken many works of improvement. Little Thorpe is in beautiful order throughout. Tremendous potential for extension to the west side of the property of the existing accommodation subject to Local Authority Planning Permission. There is potential to excavate part of the front garden to create further car parking if so desired.
Special Features: * All the original windows have been replaced of recent times in keeping with the period and expensively replicated by crittall galvanised steel windows who are still in existence, all double glazed with central division panes in UPVC for lack of maintenance * Fully fitted kitchen, bathroom, cloak room and shower room have all been replaced of recent times * Kitchen - has a modern double AEG oven unit and 4 ring ceramic electric hob manufactured by Miele with a stainless steel hood over * Fitted refrigerator and freezer * Plumbing for washing machine, Siemens dishwasher * Plenty of high and low level cupboard units * China cupboard fitted, in keeping with the remainder of the kitchen, within the old Range area * Ceramic tiled flooring * The gardens are a very special feature of this property with a wide vehicular access to one side with car parking for a number of cars * Entrance to the single garage with plenty of room to one side for further garage if required * Gardens enjoy a south westerly aspect and are sunny with well maintained lawns and high hedges giving privacy and a number of fruit trees * Pretty paths lead past well planted herbaceous borders and specimen trees with a covered sun terrace, accessed from the dining room *
Outbuildings : Log Store, further outbuilding which is fully insulated with power, electric heating and lighting can be used as an office or hobby room. Two garden stores
Schools: There are excellent schooling facilities within the area including an excellent primary school in South Moreton is within easy driving distance with a school bus pick up in Aston Tirrold, The European School, Cranford House at Moulsford and Moulsford Preparatory School for Boys. Wallingford schools include Wallingford School for secondary education, Fir Tree School for 7-11 age group, St John`s Primary School, St Nicholas Nursery School. Easy access to Abingdon Boys School, St Helen`s & St Katherine`s, Radley College, The Dragon Preparatory School, St Edwards School, Summerfields, Cothill, The Oratory School and The Oratory Preparatory School, Bradfield College and Pangbourne College.
Local Facilities: Easy walking distance to the village church and the highly regarded Gastro restaurant and public house, The Sweet Olive that also has a small shop open during the day selling cakes, bread and croissants. Easy walking distance to the recreation ground which serves and active football and cricket team. There is a useful garage for car servicing just around the corner. There is an excellent Waitrose in Wallingford in and a Tesco`s and Sainsbury`s in Didcot. Wallingford is a fine old market town on the River Thames with lots of specialist shops and restaurants.
The Downs and The Ridgeway with some wonderful walking country are also within walking distance.
This is wonderful riding country, there are gallops on the Downs, lots of bridle paths and footpaths through unbelievably beautiful countryside. Easy access to Didcot Parkway, mainline station to London Paddington taking approximately 50 minutes.
Didcot mainline train station to London Paddington (approx 45 mins) and Oxford (approx. 12 mins). There is also easy access to the A34, M40 and the M4 Junction 13 Newbury. Many residents commute to London, if they wish to use the M4 and gain access to Heathrow it is a 25-minute drive to Junction 12, which cuts out the M4 loop between Junctions 12 and 13, and is a very simple and unobstructed route. Cholsey station is also just up the road, which also gives a link to London.
Reception hall with staircase rising to the first floor, Ceramic tiled modern cloakroom, sitting room, dining room with a very efficient wood burning stove, door from dining room to covered terrace, fully fitted modern kitchen with door to rear garden.
First floor : 4 bedrooms, 3 doubles and a single, modern fully fitted family bathroom, modern en-suite shower room to master bedroom.
attached single garage, plenty of off road car parking and room for garage extension to side if required, subject to pp permission. Several garden stores, detached home office/ hobby room, full gas central heating.
Directions From the offices of Dudley Singleton turn right, pass through the traffic lights at Streatley with The Bull pub on your left. Take the next turning on the left signposted to Wantage. Proceed along this road until you see a sign on the right directing you to Aston Tirrold, turn right. Proceed along the road until you reach a fork, veer left then at the Sweet Olive restaurant bear left then bear right into Thorpe Street and follow the road past the church and there is a high leylandi hedge on the left, entrance to the property is on the left with a high pair of green timber gates, if you have missed the entrance you will see a large white house on the right called The Old Boot House.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS: Beautiful gardens extending to 0.47 acres/ 0.19 ha (approx.)
SERVICES : Mains electricity, drainage and gas.
POST CODE: OX11 9EG
LOCAL AUTHORITY: South Oxfordshire District CouncilCouncil Tax: G
Viewing by arrangement with vendor`s agent,
Dudley Singleton & Daughter,
No. 1 Station Road,
Tel: 0118 984 2662
Fax: 0118 984 5490
London Office: Cashel House, 15 Thayer Street, London, W1.
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