Located in a tranquil and historic corner of Wallingford, just round the corner from St. Leonards Church and a stone's throw from the Thames Path, this attractive cottage has retained many original features from the original build which dates back to the 1740s. These include exposed beams, quarry tiled flooring, fireplaces and some original latched doors. The versatile accommodation is over three floors. and offers the following: entrance hallway with tiled flooring and a door leading to a reception room at the front which is currently used as a sitting room, but would work equally well as a bed-sitting room, a home office or a consulting room. The spacious kitchen-diner is in two separate areas: a dining space and a fitted kitchen from which a stable door gives access to the back garden. At the rear of the property is a utility room with a vaulted ceiling, feature exposed brickwork and a separate shower room, plus a further door to the outside. An additional reception room on the ground floor has a wood burning stove, and is currently used as a snug but would also make an attractive home office with views out to the garden. French doors lead to the courtyard and a feature well at the side of the cottage. Stairs lead to the first floor, which has exposed timbers and beams and a landing area housing an airing cupboard and the gas combi boiler which serves domestic central heating and hot water. A bedroom with a sash window overlooking the front has built in wardrobes and a feature fireplace. There is a further bedroom overlooking the garden. Bathroom with white suite and original claw foot bath. A stable door and stairs lead to the bedroom on the second floor, which has exposed timberwork.
There is no onward chain with this purchase. For viewings contact the sole agents Winterbook in nearby St. Martins Street in the town.
One of the features of the property is the lovely secluded courtyard garden at the rear. From here a path leads down the side of the property with steps down to an original well and French doors leading to the snug.
The cottage is located in a quiet location in Thames Street in the conservation area in the town centre near St. Leonards church. Wallingford is a small but bustling market town situated in South Oxfordshire, it has retained much of its historic architecture yet has good amenities for everyday needs. Within the town there is a regular market and farmers market, a Waitrose and Lidl supermarket and a host of small independent shops as well as banks, public houses, plenty of places to eat including restaurants and cafes. The Corn Exchange is the home of Wallingford's cinema and theatre, producing a wide variety of productions throughout the year. Three primary schools and a highly regarded High School which is also a sports academy. The town has two nursery schools and a full range of leisure facilities and sports groups. Set on the banks of the river Thames there are a number of footpaths and open spaces in which to enjoy the surrounding countryside. Wallingford is within easy reach of both the M40 and the M4 and only 15 miles from Oxford and Reading and there are regular bus service to both locations. Mainline train services can be accessed at nearby Cholsey and Didcot with regular trains to London Paddington.
Council tax band E
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