The Croft, Aston Tirrold | £975,000


A magnificent single storey detached home set in this keenly sought after village just over 4 miles from Didcot Parkway train station. It has glorious grounds that extend to 0.6 acre with fabulous views across the adjacent countryside. Built in 2000 to a bespoke Scandia-Hus design with Scandinavian levels of insulation that includes triple glazing. It comprises 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms and kitchen-breakfast room with adjacent utility room. Outside there is an extensive driveway, the mature gardens are beautifully planted and offer excellent privacy: to one side a large detached 60ft barn.

Aston Tirrold is a picture postcard village lying at the foot of the Wessex Downs with wonderful walking and riding opportunities. Together with Aston Upthorpe, there is an active village community. Amenities include a visiting Post Office, pub, restaurant, garage, three churches, sports pavilion with well equipped play areas and a village hall.

The attractive market town of Wallingford is 4 miles away and provides a range of service such as a large Waitrose, hospital, doctors, dentists, a number of independent shops and a selection of good restaurants.

The village is in the catchment area for three secondary state schools rated outstanding by OFSTED : Reading School (boys Grammar), Kendrick (girls Grammar) and DGS (girls comprehensive). There are many highly regarded local independent schools which include Chandlings, Cothill, Manor and Moulsford Preparatory, with Abingdon, Downe House, Radley, and St Helen and St Katherine at senior level.

Didcot Station is about 3 miles away with regular services to Reading (15 minutes) and Paddington (40 minutes). Crossrail services from Reading are due to commence in December 2019 with 4 Elizabeth line trains an hour at peak times and an expected journey time to Canary Wharf of 68 minutes. The A34 is 4 miles away.

 

A magnificent single storey detached home set in this keenly sought after village just over 4 miles from Didcot Parkway train station. It has glorious grounds that extend to 0.6 acre with fabulous views across the adjacent countryside. Built in 2000 to a bespoke Scandia-Hus design with Scandinavian levels of insulation that includes triple glazing. It comprises 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms and kitchen-breakfast room with adjacent utility room. Outside there is an extensive driveway, the mature gardens are beautifully planted and offer excellent privacy: to one side a large detached 60ft barn.

The property has a whole house ventilation and heat recovery system coupled with electric under floor heating.

Aston Tirrold

Aston Tirrold is a picture postcard village lying at the foot of the Wessex Downs with wonderful walking and riding opportunities. Together with Aston Upthorpe, there is an active village community. Amenities include a visiting Post Office, pub, restaurant, garage, three churches, sports pavilion with well equipped play areas and a village hall.

The attractive market town of Wallingford is 4 miles away and provides a range of service such as a large Waitrose, hospital, doctors, dentists, a number of independent shops and a selection of good restaurants.

The village is in the catchment area for three secondary state schools rated outstanding by OFSTED : Reading School (boys Grammar), Kendrick (girls Grammar) and DGS (girls comprehensive). There are many highly regarded local independent schools which include Chandlings, Cothill, Manor and Moulsford Preparatory, with Abingdon, Downe House, Radley, and St Helen and St Katherine at senior level.

Didcot Station is about 3 miles away with regular services to Reading (15 minutes) and Paddington (40 minutes). Crossrail services from Reading are due to commence in December 2019 with 4 Elizabeth line trains an hour at peak times and an expected journey time to Canary Wharf of 68 minutes. The A34 is 4 miles away.

Both villages have a church each that is believed to date back to Norman times and they both benefit from the Aston Pavilion and Recreation Ground featuring a newly refurbished children's play area, boules pitch, zip wire, grass football pitch and cricket square. There are several clubs in the village including a history group, garden society, short mat bowls club, Pilates classes and a WI group. There is also a weekly cafe and post office in the villages every Tuesday from 10am - 12 noon.

Accommodation

Entrance Porch

Dining Hall: 20’6 x 17’2  Window to the front, French doors open to the garden to the rear, wood style floor, down lighters, cloaks cupboard.

Sitting Room: 23’6 x 15’  A bright double aspect room with four windows and a wood style floor: fireplace with Adam style surround, stone hearth, coal effect gas fire, down lighters.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 22’6 x 15’4  Four windows across the rear, patio doors out to the deck, range of storage units with granite work surfaces, gas hob, double electric oven, dishwasher, wood style floor, walk in larder, down lighters.

Utility Room: 11’3 x 8’10  Door and window to the drive, storage cupboards: granite worktops, down lighters. 

Family Room/Guest Suite: 14’5 x 12’ Two windows out to the front, door to: 

Jack & Jill Shower Room: (opening to dining hall and guest suite) White 3-piece suite, tiled walls & floor, downlighters, electric towel rail. 

Inner Hall: Wood style floor, loft access. 

Loft: The two main sections extend to approximately 36’ and 42’ respectively in legth and there is an 11’ ridge height. Boarded with light, folding steps. 

Bedroom 1: 16’3 x 11’5 (excluding wardrobes) Double aspect, wood style floor, wardrobes and down lighters. 

En Suite Shower Room: White 4-piece suite, tiled walls and floor, down lighters, window, electric towel rail. 

Bedroom 2: 12’ x 9’8 Side aspect, wardrobe, wood style floor, down lighters. 

Bedroom 3: 12’ x 9’6 Side aspect, wardrobe, wood style floor, down lighter.

Bedroom 4: 10’6 x 6’10 Front aspect, wood style floor, down lighters. 

Bathroom: Fitted with a white 3-piece suite, tiled walls and floor, window, down lighters, electric towel rail. 

Outside

A sweeping gravel drive leads to the property with parking and turning space. To the front there is a semi circular lawn with deep established beds of shrubs and plants: mature hedges. 

Rear Garden: Large raised deck accessed from the kitchen and dining hall, steps down to a the main lawn edged by a pathway and bordered by beautifully stocked flower and shrub beds with hedging to both side boundaries and lovely views out across open countryside at the rear. 

Detached Barn: 60’ x 18’

Two dividing walls, four windows out to the gardens and one to the rear, central 8ft wide doors open out to the garden with a further door out to the drive at the front. There is light and power.

Floorplan for The Croft, Aston Tirrold
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