Buckland Marsh, Faringdon, SN7


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A rare opportunity to purchase a delightful period home located on the banks of the River Thames that boasts an uninterrupted view over the river and countryside beyond. The current owners have converted the original boat shed into a stylish and charming cottage with a wealth of character features. The accommodation comprises a vaulted kitchen breakfast room with bespoke fitted units, bi-folding doors, an adjoining utility room with shower and WC and bedroom with ensuite bathroom. To the first floor there are two further bedrooms which command spectacular views. In addition there is an adjoining sitting/dining room with vaulted ceiling and gas fuelled wood burning stove, as well as bi-folding doors to the garden. This room is currently attached the cottage via a temporary covered hallway and Planning Permission Application No : P18/V0260/HH to replace the existing temporary structure has been granted and gives the new owner the opportunity to replace with a more permanent structure.


The property is located on the river banks of the Thames adjacent to Tadpole Bridge at Buckland Marsh. The famous Trout Inn is located a short distance on the other side of the bridge. The historical and pretty village of Bampton is a short distance to the north. Bampton is arguably best known as the set for Downton Abbey and retaining much of the character of a traditional Cotswold village. It provides a post office, doctor's surgery, library, 5 function facilities, a sports ground and pavilion, an art gallery, two churches, a highly rated primary school and of course a market square with an award winning butchers and an array of shops and public houses. There are well regarded secondary schools in Witney and Burford, together with several independent schools in the area. Witney lies some 6 miles to the east. Oxford with its cultural, educational and medical benefits lies 19 miles to the east. Mainline stations can be found at Swindon, Didcot and Oxford.


The property is accessed via a gateway leading into the gardens of Tadpole Bridge Cottage with gravel parking for several cars. The property has a delightful cottage garden which incorporates a raised decked platform overlooking the majestic River Thames flowing by before passing beneath the historical Tadpole Bridge. In addition steps lead down to the 45' mooring and river bank with fishing rights. To the rear of the property there is a large gravelled courtyard which is flanked by a small lawn and enclosed by a stone wall.

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