Littleworth Road, Benson | £1,100,000


A fabulous Victorian family home in mature grounds of quarter of an acre: on a pleasant road it is within walking distance of the village shops and amenities. There are 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, conservatory, utility and kitchen-breakfast room as well as a self contained one bedroom annexe. A gated drive leads to extensive parking, it also has a secluded garden with studio.

A fabulous Victorian family home in mature grounds of quarter of an acre: on a pleasant road it is within walking distance of the village shops and amenities. There are 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, conservatory, utility and kitchen-breakfast room as well as a self contained one bedroom annexe. A gated drive leads to extensive parking, it also has a secluded garden with studio.

Benson

Benson is a large Thames-side village situated at the foot of the Chilterns, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village High Street has a number of shops and amenities including a small supermarket, butchers, greengrocers, gift shop, delicatessen, GP surgery, dental surgery, garage and hairdressers. There are also two public houses and a popular riverside cafe overlooking the River Thames and Benson Marina where you can hire boats for day trips or longer.

A large number of clubs and societies within the village cater for a wide array of interests and include a thriving tennis club, football club, walking and running groups, choral society, garden group, art society, history group, dance club, Scout group and Guides, Brownies and Rainbows.

Situated half way between Oxford and Reading, Benson has a regular bus service to both. The village is less than two miles from the market town of Wallingford and just 10 miles from Henley-on-Thames and just over 12 miles to the M40.

Buses to many of the local independent schools including Abingdon School. St Helen and St Katherine, the Manor Preparatory School, Headington School, Cokethorpe School, Magdalen College School as well as the local state schools stop in Benson.

A thriving village community, Thames-side location, good communication links and beautiful surrounding countryside combine to make Benson one of the most popular villages in the area.

Accommodation

The property has gas central heating.

Reception Hall: 17’ x 14’7 Double aspect, one stained glass window, herringbone woodblock floor, stairs to landing, two radiators.

Drawing Room: 25’6 x 14’2 Fireplace with slate hearth and log stove, double glazed bay window to the garden, sash window to side, wood floor, three radiators, doors to:

Conservatory: 14’ x 11’4 Double glazed set on a brick plinth, quarry tiled chequerboard floor, radiator, French doors to garden.

Family Room: 13’8 x 11’11 Large bay to front and sash window to side, wood floor, fireplace with pine surround and quarry tiled hearth, coal effect gas fire, shelves flanking chimneybreast, radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 24’3 x 19’2 (L-shaped) Range of storage units, wood worktops, stainless steel sink, Fisher and Paykel range cooker, extractor hood, tiled floor, dishwasher and space for fridge freezer, French doors open to garden, further windows and casement door, two radiators, down lighters.

Utility Room: 13’9 x 7’5 Range of cupboards, tiled floor, radiator, space for washing machine.

Cloakroom: White 2-piece suite, tiled floor, window, radiator.

Stairs to Landing: Radiator, bookshelves, loft access.

Bedroom 1: 15’4 x 11’8 Windows to front and side (one being a sash), cast iron fireplace, radiator, wardrobe.

En Suite Shower Room: White 3-piece suite including tiled shower cubicle, radiator, sash window. 

Bedroom 2: 12’10 x 11’8 Sash windows to rear and side, cast iron fireplace, wardrobe, radiator.

Bedroom 3: 13’8 x 12’ Bay window to front and sash window to side, two radiators, hand wash basin, cast iron fireplace, wardrobe.

Bedroom 4: 10’8 x 9’2 Sash window to rear, cast iron fireplace, wardrobe, radiator.

Bathroom: White 3-piece suite including bath with shower above, tiling, radiators, down lighters, wall mirror, airing cupboard.

Self-Contained One Bedroom Annexe

Living Room/Kitchen: 20’2 x 10’ Kitchen area with range of units, appliance space, brick fireplace, radiator.

Bedroom: 10’7 x 7’6 Two windows to side, radiator, wardrobe and airing cupboard.

Inner Hall: Radiator.

Shower Room: 3-piece suite, radiator, window, wood style floor. 

Outside

Front Garden:

There is a gated gravel drive with a side lawn and borders with established shrub and plant beds. It has a wall to the front with side and rear hedging. The grounds abut a school playing field at the rear.

Rear Garden: A paved terrace leads out to a sweeping lawn with mature hedging and shrub and plant beds. There is a side gate.

Studio: 10’11 x 8’8 Limestone floor, double glazed windows and door, air conditioning unit, light and power.

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