Burcot, Abingdon


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
SITUATION Burcot is a picturesque and most sought after hamlet with its own village pub. The nearby villages of Dorchester-on-Thames and Clifton Hampden have a superb range of pubs and restaurants. Clifton Hampden has 2 thatched public houses, including The Barley Mow, on the South Bank which features in Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome. There is also a nursery school, Church of England primary school, post office, church, village school, recreation ground with tennis courts, a cricket club and a doctor's surgery. Further facilities can be found in the nearby centres of Wallingford, Didcot and Oxford.

There is an excellent range of schooling within the area including Abingdon School, The Manor, St Helen & St Katharine, Cothill, Radley College, Wycombe Abbey, Chandlings and The Dragon School, St Edward's School and Oxford High in Oxford. Communications in the area are excellent with a train service from nearby Didcot to London Paddington, taking about 40 minutes and the A34 is about 5 miles away leading to the M4 and M40 Junctions 7 and 8.

DESCRIPTION Elegant mid-terrace turn of the century Victorian cottage, nestled in the heart of the well-regarded village of Burcot, presented to an exceptionally high standard by the current owners, and complemented with extensive gravelled parking and generous rear cottage gardens with large patio terrace.

Internally, the cottage offers a delightful blend of contemporary features, such as high-quality plantation shutters to all the front rooms of the cottage, with beautiful oak flooring to the spacious entrance hall, with stairs rising to the first floor and an attractive oak front door with stained glass glazing. and also maintaining the original period fireplaces to the sitting room and all three bedrooms. To the immediate right of the hallway, is the useful study room with an impressive fitted workstation with wooden work surface and numerous open storage solutions.

Across from the study room, is the impressive ground floor contemporary bathroom/shower room, with floor to ceiling tumbled travertine marble tiling, underfloor heating, low-level wc, floating sink and modern roll top bath with central chrome taps, downlighters, fitted boiler cupboard. Off the immediate bathroom area, via an open doorway, is the shower room, with a large double shower cubicle with rain-shower overhead and a fitted utility cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine and separate tumble dryer.

Across the hallway, the dining room is a particularly good size, with an impressive fitted display unit with base cupboards and has the advantage of double external French doors. The main reception room has been much improved with a stunning fireplace with decorative wooden surround, slate hearth and a cast-iron gas burner, with bespoke built-in oak recessed display cupboards and external French doors to the large patio terrace.

Leading through from the sitting room, is the highly contemporary dual-aspect kitchen area with selection of good-quality floor and base units with brushed nickel bar handles, underfloor heating, fitted breakfast bar, granite work surfaces, built-in dishwasher, built-in fridge and separate built-in freezer. There is also an attractive slate tiled floor, downlighters and a useful built-in pantry cupboard built to specification with fitted oak shelving/wine rack, and accessed via bespoke oak latch and brace double doors. The kitchen also connects to the beautifully maintained rear gardens, via a solid external stable door.

The stunning and established larger than average rear gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with a pretty two-tiered patio terrace, with access to the kitchen and the two main reception rooms, and offering a variety of outbuildings, whilst to the front of the cottage, there is ample gravelled parking for several vehicles.

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