'Old Pyles' is a Grade Two Listed late 17th century detached residence with thatched roof. There is over 1,800 sq. ft.of accommodation with a wealth of character features including open beams throughout the property. The reception hall leads to a large dual aspect sitting room with working fireplace. A galleried area above leads to the master bedroom and en suite dressing room and bathroom. From the main hallway the dining room is to the right and the kitchen / breakfast area beyond. Original features are evident from exposed beams to original brick floors and oak floor boards. Bedroom three is down some stairs to the right of the hallway along with the cloakroom and shower room. Bedroom four is located down a few steps on the lower ground floor level. Bedroom two and the family bathroom are upstairs just before the kitchen. There are French doors leading out onto the garden from the sitting room and the kitchen. The property has gas central heating and is on mains drainage.
There is a separate detached self-contained annexe with the property with a double bedroom and bathroom, ideal for guests.
The gardens surrounding the property have a variety of mature trees and shrubs and there is a large patio area immediately behind and this leads to a large private stretch of lawn. The gardens offer a great deal of privacy with mature trees and shrubs, although the cottage is centrally situated in a slightly elevated located in this village. Parking off road at the side of the property for three vehicles.
There is a swimming pool at the property, this is currently in use.
The village of Aston Tirrold is located at the foot of the chalk downs and there are many fine routes providing wonderful walking and riding opportunities. The local pub/restuarant 'The Fat Frog' is a very short stroll from the cottage on the same road. The nearby Ridgeway offers a long distance path running some 40 miles to the standing stones at Avebury. Excellent local schools are numerous and include Summerfields, Downe House, The Oratory, Moulsford, Cranford House, Cothill and Chandlings Manor. There is a wide choice of schools in Oxford and Abingdon including The Dragon, Headington, St Edward's (Oxford) and Radley (near Abingdon). Wycombe Abbey is also within easy reach. Golf can be enjoyed at a course in the neighbouring village of Blewbury or at the Springs Golf Club in North Stoke. There is racing at Newbury and rowing at Henley Royal Regatta.
Aston Tirrold and Aston Upthorpe are charming quintessential Oxfordshire villages which lie to the north of the Berkshire Downs and only three miles from the market towns of Wallingford and Didcot. Both villages are effectively a hamlet of houses, with fine dining and quality pub food offered by The Chequers pub & restaurant. Easily commutable with mainline stations at Didcot and Goring which are only four miles away, offering access to London, Reading and Oxford, while the M4 and M40 are within a 15 minute drive. The villages offer a lively community with numerous clubs, societies and groups
Council tax band G
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