This unique detached property is situated at the top of Ilges Lane in Cholsey village.The pentultimate residential property on this road has a lovely open aspect to the front, open land at the rear and a plot approaching half an acre with a `Homestead` self contained Garden building. The accommodation consists of effectively double-ended buildings one with the main living rooms and one with the bedrooms and bathrooms. There are two large reception areas each measuring in excess of 26ft and from the living room at the rear of the property a spiral staircase leads to what is now used as a bedroom four measuring in excess of 21ft. This has the scope to change into two separate rooms if desired. The kitchen/dining room has a lovely large open plan kitchen with eye and low levels units and solid wood worktops and a large Island. Tiled flooring throughout this room also has a large area for table and chairs. The living area with wooden style laminate flooring and patio doors leading to the large patio/pond area at the rear this also benefits from a `Clearview` wood burner. On entering the property there is an entrance hallway with a small utility and cloakroom. Another inner hallway provides access to two double and a single room. The master bedroom has an en suite and there is a further family bathroom. The property is on mains drainage is double glazed and has gas central heating
NB: Solar panels were fitted in 2012 to this property and it has a productive `feed in tariff` based on this year which will provide a benefit to the new owners and the income generated from these are available from Winterbrook.
One of the main features of this property has to be the large private plot and the long driveway with parking at the front the view from the road is deceptive. The gravelled driveway from the front sweeps round the side providing gravelled off street parking for numerous vehicles in front of the the double garaging and workshop, with a wood storage area behind. Immediately at the rear a large patio area and a large garden pond provides a `sun trap` and this enjoys total privacy.The garden has a variety of mature trees, a large kept lawned areas leading to the Homestead building. Beyond this another area of lawn with allotment areas and neat pathways. Mature hedgerows affording all-round privacy. At the very bottom of the property the garden is not overlooked from the rear.
In 2008 a self contained `Homestead garden building` was constructed midway down the garden which is a totally self-contained unit with a bedroom, kitchenette, shower, living and sleeping area. Ideal for a totally self contained unit or for working from home.
The property sits adjacent to the road and a gravelled area at the front leads to a larger driveway at the side with parking for numerous vehicles and leads to the garage.
Cholsey lies approximately three miles to the south west of Wallingford. Historic information records the original tiny Saxon farming community to the thriving lively commuter village of today. There are excellent parks and an active local community served by ‘The Forty` magazine. There is a local enthusiasts Cholsey and Wallingford Railway running between the two locations (known locally as The Bunk because the locomotive twice left the coaches behind and `did a bunk`). Agatha Christie is undoubtedly the most famous Cholsey inhabitant and is buried at the local church.
Cholsey today is a thriving village, and benefits greatly from the main line railway station offering direct access to London Paddington in approximately 50 minutes, 20 minutes to Reading and Oxford. The village offers a selection of amenities including various shops including a Tesco Express, an excellent butchers shop, hairdressers, Chinese and Indian restaurants two pubs and a highly regarded Primary School. The market town of Wallingford is approx. 3 miles away with Waitrose and Lidl supermarkets, banks, restaurants, pubs and twice weekly market.
All mains services are connected. Council Tax band G
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