Barrow Road, Abingdon, OX13

Guide price £695,000 Freehold (SOLD)

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Charming four bedroom, two bathroom period cottage thought to date from the 17th century with a separate c.900 sq ft Grade II listed, thatched barn, ripe for conversion to ancillary accommodation or use as a substantial home office / workshop.

DESCRIPTION Thought to date from the 17th century and incorporating a c.17th century, detached, Grade II Listed Barn, this charming semi- detached, stone-built property offers beautifully presented four bedroom, two bathroom accommodation arranged over two floors. It has great character, having exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove. The kitchen /dining room is light and airy and extremely well fitted with integral appliances and a range cooker. The current owner has explored the possibility of converting the substantial barn into ancillary accommodation and this was looked at favourably by the local planning authority. Prospective purchaser's should make their own enquiries via The Vale of The White Horse District Council, planning department in this regard.

LOCATION Shippon is small village situated just 1 mile from the market town of Abingdon on Thames, it is ideally situated to afford easy access to a number of excellent schools located nearby, including The Manor Prep, St Helen & St Katherine girls school, Abingdon School and Larkmead. The Village has a Church with an adjacent Church hall, the Prince of Wales Public House and a 'Spar' convenience store. Nearby Abingdon provides an extensive range of independent shops and restaurants and has both Waitrose and Tesco supermarkets. The City of Oxford is just 8.5 miles (13.6km) distant and is easily accessed via the A34, whilst Didcot Parkway station connecting with London Paddington in approximately 45 minutes is just 7.4 miles (19.16km).

DIRECTIONS Leaving Oxford on the A420 at the Botley Interchange follow the road for 6 miles (15.5km). At the roundabout take the first exit onto the A338 and continue for 1 mile (2.5 km) before turning left onto Faringdon Road. Follow this road for 2 miles (3.21km) and then turn left into Barrow Road. Barn Cottage will be found on the left hand side after approximately .5 mile (.8km)

SERVICES Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil fired central heating to radiators. N.B. We are advised that mains gas is available in Barrow Road.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS Certain items may be available by separate negotiation with Penny & Sinclair.

DISTRICT COUNCIL Vale of the White Horse District Council, Abbey House, abbey Close, Abingdon, Oxfordshire. OX14 3JE.
Telephone:- 01235 520202
Council Tax Band:- F amount payable for the year 2017- 2018 £2026.37

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS Strictly by appointment with Penny & Sinclair. Prior to making an appointment to view, Penny & Sinclair strongly recommend that you discuss any particular points which are likely to affect your interest in the property with a member of staff who has seen the property, in order that you do not make a wasted journey.

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Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7DE

IMPORTANT NOTICE Penny & Sinclair, their clients and any joint agent gives notice to anyone reading these particulars that:
i) the particulars do not constitute part of an offer or contract; ii) all descriptions, dimensions, references to the condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statement or representations of fact. iii) the text, photographs and plans are guidelines only and are not necessarily comprehensive. Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that all necessary planning, building regulations or other consents have been obtained and Penny & Sinclair have not tested any or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. vii) all measurements are approximate.

Please contact us on 01865 318013 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

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  • c.17th Century Period Cottage
  • Separate Grade II Listed Detached Barn
  • Four Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms
  • Generous Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Sitting Room with Exposed Beams
  • Gardens & Ample Parking
  • Excellent village location on the edge of Abingdon
  • Within walking distance of local schools
Office Address: 1-4 The Plain, St Clements, Oxford, OX4 1AS Telephone : 01865 297525
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