Brook Street, Benson | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 3 Receptions | £875,000
An enchanting Grade II listed cottage oozing character and charm with two fireplaces, open brickwork and a wealth of exposed beams and timbers. Set in a secluded ¼ acre plot, ‘cobbled’ driveway, carport and a private terrace leading to the main grounds. There are 3 reception rooms including a central dining hall, sitting room with vaulted ceiling, family room with ‘Clearview’ log stove, cloakroom, 17’ kitchen-breakfast room and 3 double bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. It is conveniently located within walking distance of the village centre shops and amenities.
An enchanting Grade II listed cottage oozing character and charm with two fireplaces, open brickwork and a wealth of exposed beams and timbers. Set in a secluded ¼ acre plot, ‘cobbled’ driveway, carport and a private terrace leading to the main grounds.
There are 3 reception rooms including a central dining hall, sitting room with vaulted ceiling, family room with ‘Clearview’ log stove, cloakroom, 17’ kitchen-breakfast room and 3 double bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. It is conveniently located within walking distance of the village centre shops and amenities.
- 17th Century Grade II listed cottage
- Secluded plot extending to 0.25 of an acre
- Sitting room with vaulted ceiling and log stove
- Dining hall and seperate family room
- Bathroom, shower room and cloakroom
- Pretty front garden, drive to carport
- 3 double bedrooms, 2 staircases
- Close to the village centre
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.
The property has conservation double glazing and gas central heating to radiators.
Entrance Porch: Tiled floor, window to both sides.
Dinning Hall: 21’1 x 13’5 Window to front, French doors and windows to rear, tiled floor, Inglenook style fireplace with beam mantel, beamed ceiling with downlighters, exposed brickwork, 2 radiators, door to 2nd staircase stairs to landing with cupboard under.
Family Room: 17’4 x 11’3 Window to front, beamed ceiling and wall timbers, fireplace with ‘Clearview’ log stove on brick hearth, window to side, wood floor, hatch to cellar.
Cloakroom: White 2-piece suite, window, tiled floor.
Sitting Room: 15’2 x 14’1 (Vaulted 14’8 beamed ceiling) With a log stove in brick fireplace and chimney breast with windows flanking either side, French doors and windows to side, wood flooring, 2 radiators, exposed brick and wall timbers.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 17’9 x 9’11 Window to front and two to side with stable door, range of in frame units, granite worktops and breakfast bar, stylish Everhot range and induction hob with extractor hood, electric oven, Belfast sink, radiator, beamed ceiling with downlighters, dishwasher, fridge freezer. Tiled floor.
Shower Room: White 3-piece suite with power shower, tiling, window, radiator, downlighters.
Main stairs to landing, window to rear.
Bedroom 1: 16’11 x 11’8 Double aspect, exposed beam and timbers, wood flooring, 2 radiators.
Bedroom 2: 12’11 x 8’5 Window to front, beams and timbers, wood flooring.
Bathroom: White 3-piece suite including bath with power shower above, tiling, beams & timbers, radiator, window.
Separate staircase to:
Bedroom 3: 13’10 max x 10’2 Vaulted beamed ceiling, eaves wardrobe, radiator, airing cupboard, side window and conservation skylight.
Utility Room 14’8 x 5’11 Gas boiler, worktop with sink, space for fridge freezer, washing machine & tumble dryer.
Front Garden: Cobble effect driveway and path to front door, central box ball bed, further mature shrubs, path to the well, walled front boundary.
Twin gates to further drive leading to:
Carport 15’10 x 16’7.
Rear Garden: Large paved terrace across the rear of the property with central steps to large lawn with retaining wall, lavender borders, raised vegetable beds, fruit trees, timber fencing, side wall and hedging.
‘Crane’ Garden Store: 15’ x 10’.