Ickford Road, Shabbington

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Bedrooms: 3
SITUATION Shabbington is a well-regarded Buckinghamshire village surrounded by open countryside and farmland. It offers excellent communication links to Oxford (c. 11 miles) and to London. Within the village there is a popular riverside pub with play area, village hall and 11th Century church. Schooling in the area is outstanding and includes an exceptional primary school in the neighbouring village of Ickford and Lord Williams School in the nearby bustling market town of Thame with its ever increasing array of shops, pubs and restaurants. There is furthermore a first-class range of independent and preparatory schools in the area. The city of Oxford is within easy reach and has an extensive range of cultural and shopping facilities. A direct rail service to London Marylebone from Haddenham and Thame Railway Station takes approximately 45 minutes (fastest route 37 minutes) . Road links are excellent, with motorway links within easy reach to London and the Midlands from junctions 7 and 8 of the M40.

DESCRIPTION The cottage is a charming three bedroom home, which has been extended over the years to provide both traditional and contemporary accommodation.

The ground floor includes an entrance hall with guest cloakroom, leading through to the open plan kitchen/dining room. The kitchen is contemporary in design and benefits from a walk in larder, electric Aga and porcelain tiled flooring which continues through to the light and airy glass roofed dining area with exposed brick wall, views across the garden and fields beyond and stable door access to the garden. There are two separate reception rooms. The original sitting room is to the front of the property with quarry tiled flooring, exposed beams and inglenook fireplace with cast iron wood burning stove. There is a 2nd sitting room to the rear of the property, which is dual aspect and has French doors opening out onto the terrace and generous garden.

On the first floor there are three bedrooms all of which have wooden floorboards and a family bathroom with double basins and Duravit bath with shower overhead. The main bedroom is part-vaulted and has double doors out onto the balcony, from which there are uninterrupted views. The main bedroom also benefits from an en-suite shower room.

Outside the generous garden is partly laid to lawn and also includes a large patio, vegetable garden, fruit trees, substantial greenhouse, chicken coop and fenced pen. There is driveway parking at the bottom of the garden siding the two storey garage/workshop, which is of brick elevation with clay tiled roof. The outbuilding has been granted planning permission for a separate residential dwelling or could potentially be converted to a separate annexe. Information relating to the demolition of the outbuilding and replacement dwelling can be found on the AVDC website under planning applications. Planning reference no. 19/01465/AOP.

01844 690017

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