- Large entrance hall with tiled flooring
- 28' sitting room with open fireplace
- Separate family room with mezzanine
- 15' dining room with mezzanine
- 17' x 14' family kitchen with feature fireplace
- Ground floor cloakroom/wet room
- 17' master bedroom with fitted wardrobes
- Three further double bedrooms
- Refitted modern family bathroom
- Extensive gravelled driveway
SITUATION Located in the heart of Stadhampton, 1 Brookhampton Cottages is within walking distance of its many amenities. The village boasts a village green with play area, primary school and preschool, church, pub, petrol station and village shop, together with the locally renowned Crazy Bear hotel/restaurant and farm shop.
Stadhampton is a thriving Oxfordshire village benefiting from easy access to the M40 which provides a fast route to London and the Midlands. It is situated c.8 miles from Oxford which has extensive shops, theatres, museums and many recreational facilities and c.9 miles from Thame, which has comprehensive shopping facilities including a Waitrose supermarket.
There is a train service from Haddenham & Thame Parkway to Marylebone (c.45 minutes) and Didcot to Paddington. The Oxfordshire Golf Club and Waterstock Golf Club are nearby and there is an excellent selection of independent schools at Oxford and Abingdon (both c.8 miles distant).
DESCRIPTION This charming four bedroom detached thatched cottage, formerly the village bakery, enjoys a prominent position in the village, with a generous garden plot of approximately 0.22 of an acre and an extensive gravelled driveway with numerous original outbuildings.
Via the original wooden front door, the spacious entrance hall has quarry tiled flooring, tongue and groove wall panelling and a decorative staircase raising to the first floor. To the left of the hallway, is the large family kitchen, retaining the original inglenook fireplace, bread oven and numerous ceiling beams, as well as having the benefit of a modern-day "Smallbone" kitchen, with numerous wall and base units, granite work surfaces and terracotta tiled flooring, with adjoining utility/boot room and downstairs cloakroom/wet room.
Forming part of the original granary, the utility/boot room provides plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, access to the rear garden and an additional stairwell to the self-contained fourth bedroom, with a cloakroom/wet room situated on the ground floor.
To the left of the kitchen inglenook fireplace, is access to both the family room and connecting dining room, forming part of the converted 19th century stable block, both with the benefit of open mezzanine levels, with the dining room offering a wealth of originality, with lime-washed beams and feeding trough. Across the hallway, the 28' dual-aspect sitting room offers many character features, including an open brick fireplace with oak mantel and brick hearth.
To the main part of the first floor, is the large master bedroom with an array of fitted wardrobe cupboards and a feature fireplace. There are also two further double bedrooms and a modern family bathroom.
Outside, the impressive overall gardens of approximately 0.22 of an acre, offer an abundance of trees, plants and shrubbery, being a particularly attractive feature of the cottage. The pretty grounds are predominantly laid to lawn, with a central pathway leading from the rear of the cottage to the far-end of the gardens, where the patio terrace is situated, ideal for al-fresco dining, the whole affording a good degree of privacy. The front gardens are fully gravelled, providing extensive off-street parking for several vehicles, with one parking barn and a large log store.
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