Wallingford 4 miles ● Didcot Parkway 4 miles (fast trains to London Paddington) ● Reading 14 miles ● Oxford 14 miles
Large barn 3,901 sq ft / 362 m²
plus 2 bedroom small barn
Gardens & Grounds extending to: 0.37 acre
(all measurements are approximate)
A substantial 6 bedroom barn set on a peaceful no through lane in the heart of this sought after village.
Set amongst delightful gardens, these are wonderful period barns which are Grade II listed. Comprising of a large 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom barn, with many additional rooms offering flexible family accommodation, plus a further 2/3 bedroom with living room and bathroom. Attached to one side.
The sleepy villages of the Astons have a thriving village community, and benefit from being in close proximity to tremendous shopping facilities and amenities in both Wallingford and Didcot, the latter of which offers fast train links to London Paddington, Oxford and Reading for commuters.
● Large double height vaulted sitting room, with spacious dining area, lots of windows flooding the rooms with natural light, French doors opening onto the pretty, mature and very large gardens
● Kitchen/breakfast room with double oven, ceramic 4 ring hob, extractor over, fridge, 1.5 bowl sink, dishwasher, breakfast bar, and a separate utility room
● Huge and very useful games room on floor 2. This space could work well as a study, hobby room, occasional guest accommodation, storage, etc.
● Secure private gardens to front and rear
● 4 double bedrooms with lots of built-in storage
● Refurbished bathrooms to first floor
● Family/play room, overlooking the pretty rear garden
● Double garage with electric up and over door, off road parking for a number of car
● Small barn with 2/3 bedrooms, living room, bathroom, own entrance door and parking
● Peaceful location, with wonderful rural walks just minutes away
Summary of accommodation: Reception hall/boot room, utility room/cloakroom, additional cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, large vaulted sitting room with dining area, family room, garden room, 4 double bedrooms, large games room, family bathroom and ensuite to bedroom 1. Garden room, tool room, double garage.
Small barn : 2/3 bedrooms, bathroom, living room
Gardens & Grounds extending to: 0.37 acre. Very large and beautiful rear garden with well-maintained lawns, borders, fruit trees, shrubberies, mature trees and plants. Smaller pretty private rear garden with mature hedging, trees, shrubs and lawn.
Local facilities: Easy walking distance to the village hall and the recreation ground which hosts an active football and cricket team and various village events. These include; Astonbury; a music festival, numerous food and drinks events and the Aston fireworks event. The well-equipped pavilion is available for hire and the recreation ground has a newly refurbished playground, a boules pitch, zip wire, grass football pitch and a cricket square. There are three village churches and the village hall hosts the Astons Café, a village post office and various groups and clubs.
Aston Upthorpe and Aston Tirrold lie at the foot of the Berkshire Downs in the valley. The surrounding countryside is noted to be of outstanding rural beauty and footpaths are within easy access enabling very pretty walks through open countryside. This is also excellent riding country with the nearby Downs and Ridgeway giving access to gallops, bridle paths and the Blewbury Riding Centre for the equestrian enthusiast.
Wallingford is a fine old market town on the River Thames with lots of specialist shops, restaurants and a Waitrose. Didcot is home to many popular high street retailers and its supermarkets include M&S Food, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Aldi, there are numerous banks, health services, leisure centres, an arts centre and a multiplex cinema.
Didcot Parkway has a mainline train station is an easy drive away, with a train journey to London Paddington taking approximately 45 minutes and Oxford approximately 12 minutes. Easy access to the A34, M40 and the M4.
Schools: There are excellent schooling facilities within the area including a highly regarded primary school at South Moreton which has bus pick-ups in the village. The village is inside the catchment area for Didcot Girls School which is Ofsted rated as outstanding. Within easy driving distance are; Cranford House, Moulsford Preparatory School for boys, Abingdon Boys School, St Helen's & St Katherine's, Radley College, The Dragon Preparatory School, St Edwards School, Summerfields, Cothill, The Oratory School and The Oratory Preparatory School, Bradfield College and Pangbourne College.
Directions: With the village hall on your left, turn into the road which winds behind All Saints Church. The first property on the left is Granary Barn.
Post Code: OX11 9EQ
Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas.
Local Authority & Council Tax Band: South Oxfordshire, Band G
Viewing by arrangement with landlord's agent, Dudley Singleton & Daughter, No. 1 Station Road, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 7AN.
Tel: 0118 984 2662
Websites: www.singletonanddaughter.co.uk, www.rightmove.co.uk, www.mayfairoffice.co.uk, www.onthemarket.com, www.countrylife.co.uk
London Office: Cashel House, 15 Thayer Street, London, W1U 3JT.
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