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Station House

Ashendon Road, Westcott, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0NX

£595,000Guide price

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Property Highlights

  • Semi detached former railway station house
  • Five bedrooms, including one to ground floor
  • Sitting room, family room
  • Gated private driveway with parking for three cars
  • Rear garden with patio and arbour
  • Open countryside views
  • Catchment for Waddesdon Church of England School
  • Includes The Old Ticket Office from the former Brill Tramway

Property description

A five bedroom semi detached former railway station house retaining character features, with parking and countryside views, in the village of Westcott, near Waddesdon.

Station House is a double gable, rendered under tiled roof property which overlooks open countryside and has views towards Brill and Lodge Hill, the location of Waddesdon Manor. Character features include exposed wooden floorboards, a wood burning stove and, externally, the old ticket office - part of the former Brill Tramway. The ground floor has a sitting room, family room, kitchen open plan to a dining room, bedroom and three piece Jack and Jill shower room. There are four further bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor.

Reception Rooms

The front door opens into an entrance lobby which, in turn, has a door to the sitting room. This has a window to the front, a wood burning stove with wooden surround and quarry tiled hearth, and a wooden door to the kitchen. Solid oak flooring continues through double doors into the family room. This has a window overlooking the front, French doors to the rear patio, and a feature fireplace, also with quarry tiled hearth. There is also a wooden dog leg staircase to the first floor. The dining room is to the rear of the property and open plan to the kitchen. It has exposed wooden floorboards, a window to the rear and a door to bedroom five.

Kitchen

The Shaker style kitchen has quarry tiled flooring, a range of wall and base storage units, and solid oak worktops incorporating a butler’s sink. Appliances include an integrated Neff fridge/freezer and an electric range cooker with a four ring hob, hotplate, two ovens and a grill with extractor above. There is a door to the rear garden and two windows overlooking the rear patio area. A further door opens to the Jack and Jill shower room.

Ground Floor Bedroom and Shower Room

Bedroom five has windows to the side and rear. There is also a door to the Jack and Jill shower room which includes a wash basin and a WC.

First Floor

The landing and bedrooms all have exposed wooden floorboards, with the landing also having a built-in double storage cupboard. The master bedroom has a front aspect, two built-in double wardrobes, and a cast iron fireplace. Bedroom four is accessed via the master bedroom and has a rear aspect and an airing cupboard. Bedroom two has a front aspect, while bedroom three has two Velux style windows to the rear. The family bathroom has a white suite and a freestanding roll top bath with ball and claw feet, a telephone style mixer tap, and a hand held shower.

Outside

Behind a brick wall and picket fence frontage is a gravel driveway with parking for up to three cars accessed via a five bar gate which has a pedestrian gate alongside. Visible from the front of the property is the old ticket office from the Brill Tramway which retains the original toilet area, waiting room, office and sales hatch. Adjacent to this is a replica railway carriage which is currently used for storage. To the immediate rear of the house is a stone paved patio. The central lawned area is interspersed with mature trees and there is also an arbour with a seating area beneath. The rear garden has open countryside views towards Lodge Hill and Waddesdon Manor.

Situation

The village of Westcott has a Church of England mixed primary school with an integrated preschool, St. Mary’s Church, a cricket club and the Waddesdon Deli and tea room. Westcott Venture Park has a small shop at its entrance which is open during the week for essentials. Waddesdon is approximately 2.7 miles away and is perhaps best known for the National Trust property Waddesdon Manor. Waddesdon also has schooling for all ages, GP and dental surgeries, restaurants, public houses, a local shop, a post office, and access to a network of public footpaths through the Rothschild Estate. The county town of Aylesbury (8 miles) has a choice of shopping and social facilities, grammar schools and a railway station with services to Marylebone taking 56 minutes. Aylesbury Vale Parkway railway station (5.6 miles) has services to Marylebone taking 61 minutes.

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