Dorchester Road, Drayton St Leonard


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  • Bedrooms: 4
SITUATION Drayton St Leonard is in an idyllic South-Oxfordshire location on the banks of the River Thames. This traditional village has many old and historical houses, a church, village hall, public house and two working farms. It is well placed for access to both Oxford (6 miles) and the Thames Valley as well as the M40 (Junction 7, 6 miles) for London and Birmingham. The market town of Wallingford (7.5 miles) provides comprehensive day to day amenities and a range of shops, including Waitrose. The many excellent private schools in both Oxford and Abingdon are easily reached and the village falls within the catchment area for St Birinius C of E primary school in Dorchester on Thames, with secondary schooling in Abingdon.

DESCRIPTION This elegant and highly contemporary 1950's detached family home occupies a generous overall garden plot siding onto open farmland, and is within easy reach of the M&S food store in Stadhampton and further good amenities and schooling in the nearby market town of Wallingford.

The current vendors have extensively improved the property to a high standard, with a refitted contemporary en-suite wet room to the master bedroom and separate refitted family bathroom, as well as improving the cosmetics of the property such as new flooring, redecoration and double-glazing throughout. It is also worth mentioning that some of the services have been updated, with a new "Megaflow" pressurised central heating system, borehole and septic tank.

The property offers an abundance of ground floor space, with a good-size entrance hall, with fitted storage and an attractive contemporary front door with sidelights and vertical chrome handle, leading through to the inner hallway. Connecting to the inner hallway, is the impressive 27' sitting room, offering a triple-aspect, double French doors to the surrounding gardens, attractive bay window with fitted window seat and a "Jetmaster" fireplace with decorative stone surround and hearth.

From the inner hallway, the traditional oak-fronted shaker-style kitchen provides a good selection of wall and base units, tiled work surfaces, Belfast sink unit, integrated extractor fan, space for a large double oven and a central breakfast bar, quarry tiled floor and numerous downlighters. The connecting Edwardian-style conservatory offers a generous light and airy space, with bamboo wooden flooring, light and power, and double French doors to the gardens. There is also a separate dining room with a pretty bay window, wood laminate flooring and an attractive cast-iron fireplace with wood surround.

On the first floor, the impressive 23' x 13' master bedroom providing open views of the surrounding countryside, with a highly unique integrated wet room with contemporary fitted sanitary ware. There are three further double bedrooms with built-in storage solution and a large refitted family bathroom comprising of a walk-in shower cubicle, separate bath with shower attachment, concealed wc and floating sink unit.

Externally, this distinctive family home occupies the centre of the surrounding garden plot, with the front aspect of the house providing extensive driveway parking for numerous vehicles leading to the pretty wooden-framed double parking barn, as well as an open lawn area with various plantings and shrubbery. To the side and rear gardens, the grounds have been landscaped with gravelled pathways linking the house to the gardens, well positioned patio terraces and an abundance of trees, plantings and shrubbery.

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