Wallingford Road, Cholsey | £895,000


A beautiful Grade II listed period cottage dating from the 16thCentury and lovingly restored it is set in private grounds of 2/3 of an acre. There is planning permission for a 2 storey extension (P17/S1954/LB) to add a reception room, utility and mezzanine bedroom with en suite. Approached via a long drive there are established gardens that extend all around the property with outbuildings and a stunning studio-guest lodge set in a private corner. The cottage features a wealth of exposed beams and timbers along with gas central heating and 3 fireplaces fitted with log stoves. Located just north of the village centre both its shops and train station are within walking distance.

A beautiful Grade II listed period cottage dating from the 16th Century and lovingly restored it is set in private grounds of 2/3 of an acre. Approached via a long drive there are established gardens that extend all around the property with outbuildings and a stunning studio-guest lodge set in a private corner. The cottage features a wealth of exposed beams and timbers along with gas central heating and 3 fireplaces fitted with log stoves. Located just north of the village centre both its shops and train station are within walking distance.

  • Planning Permission for 2 storey extension
  • Detached period cottage and separate guest lodge
  • Private grounds of 2/3 of an acre
  • Walking distance of local shops and train station
  • Exposed beams & timbers, 3 fireplaces with log stoves
  • Gas central heating to radiators/underfloor heating
  • 22' sitting room with part vaulted ceiling
  • Versatile layout with 3/4 bedrooms
  • Gated driveway, attractive gardens

Accommodation

Entrance area with quarry tiled floor, open way to;

Dining Room: 15’3 x 11’5 Brick fireplace and hearth with a log stove, ceiling and wall timbers, quarry tiled floor with under heating, windows to front and rear, cupboard to side of chimney breast.

Sitting Room: 22’3 x 15’5 max. A beautiful room with a part vaulted ceiling with down lighters and speakers, a wealth of exposed timbers and beams, brick fireplace & chimney breast with a brick hearth Clearview log stove, quarry tiled floor with under heating, Double aspect with windows front and rear, French doors to the garden, concealed door to:

Family Room/Bedroom 4: 12’3 x 10’5 Wood floor, double glazed windows front and rear, door to the side, down lighters, loft access with folding down ladder to:

Loft Space: c.10’3 x 5’9 Gas boiler, pressurised hot water system.

Breakfast Room: 11’ x 8’8 Tiled floor, window out to the front, down lighters, fireplace with painted surround and quarry tiled hearth with fitted log stove.

Lobby with window to the front.

Larder cupboard, shelved with window to the side.

Cloakroom: Fitted with a white 2-piece suite and window to the side.

Kitchen: 15’5 x 10’7 (L shaped) Windows to the rear and side, range of storage units, wood work tops, stainless steel sink, gas hob, extractor hood, double electric oven, tiled floor, further appliance space, radiator and door to side.

Stairs to Landing: Window to the front, wall timbers, loft access: radiator. 

Bedroom 1: 11’6 x 11’5 Rear aspect, wall timbers, radiator, brick fireplace, quarry tiled hearth and wood beam, wardrobe.

Bedroom 2: 11’ x 8’9 Windows to rear and side, wood floor and radiator.

Bedroom 3: 9’9 x 7’ Rear aspect, radiator, exposed beams and timbers. 

Bathroom: White suite comprising panel bath with shower and shower screen, tiling, window to the side, radiator and wall timbers.

Grounds

The property has a gravel parking area with a 5 bar gate that leads to the property. The drive features brick edged island and border beds with shrub and tree planting.

A large area of lawn sweeps around the front and rear of the property with a path leading to the rear with side beds and a stone well with pump. The side garden features a decorative box hedge, copper beech hedge and further shrub planting.

Timber Workshop: 23’8 x 13’7 Light and power, windows to the side.

To the rear is an attractive terrace with retaining wall and two sets of steps leading up to the lawn beyond. Beyond this there is a large lawn with border and island flower and shrub beds, a mixture of conifer hedging and ranch style fencing. To one side there is a children’s play area. A picket fence with gate leads out to the front garden.

Set in front of the main lawn there is a meadow and wildlife pond with a mature hedge along the front boundary.

 

Studio/Guest Lodge and Office

Main Studio: 19’2 x 13’7 Double glazed with a range of windows and twin doors opening to the front veranda, window to the side, vaulted ceiling with steps to a loft storage area.

Kitchenette: Fitted worktop and cupboards, space for a fridge, down lighters, electric heater.

Shower Room: 3-piece suite including a shower cubicle, window and down lighters.

Covered store between the studio and office.

Office: 13’7 x 7’8 Including walk-in store, vaulted ceiling, wood flooring and double glazed windows to the front.

Floorplan for Wallingford Road, Cholsey