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2 Aston Park

Aston Rowant, Watlington, Oxfordshire, OX49 5SW

£995,000

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Property Highlights

  • Detached individually designed contemporary house
  • Four bedrooms, two en suite
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, utility room
  • Private rear garden with newly fitted natural slate terrace
  • Detached double garage
  • Private lakeside development
  • 0.6 acre plot

Property description

An individually designed contemporary four bedroom property with just under 0.6 acres of gardens in a quiet lakeside development on the edge of the Chiltern Hills.

The property is situated in a private gated development built on the former arboretum for the local 17th century manor house. The lake and several specimen trees, including sequoias, willows, Scotch pine and a Lebanon Cedar, have been retained creating a beautiful tranquil setting. The nearby Chiltern Hills are designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offer a variety of walks and rides. The property has over 2,420 sq. ft. of accommodation with three separate reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room measuring 22 ft. by just under 19ft., a utility room and a cloakroom. A glazed door with decorative side panel leads to the bedroom wing which has four double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes, an en suite bathroom, an en suite shower room and a family bathroom.

Design and Specification

The property has accommodation on one level which has been comprehensively refurbished and redecorated by the current vendor. High specification features include a bespoke kitchen with Neff appliances, a DVD/TV distribution system and Bose sound system, Italian tiles and underfloor heating in the bathrooms, and wandsworth flat plate stainless steel switches, dimmers and sockets including high tech Swiss lighting. The property is light and airy with large picture windows and glazed doors allowing in plenty of natural light. The accommodation is versatile and wide openings and double doors allow a free flow between the hall, principal reception rooms and the kitchen/breakfast room for entertaining. Aston Park is approached by a private road and the property has a wide brick paved driveway which has parking for several cars leading to the double garage which has electrically operated doors.

Reception Rooms

A solid wood door leads into the reception hall which has built in storage and access to the contemporary two piece cloakroom. Glazed doors from the hall lead to the sitting room which overlooks the rear garden and has a contemporary open fireplace finished in black granite. The dining room is open plan to the hall and has a vaulted ceiling. There is also a study.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

A particular feature of the property is the triple aspect L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen area has a comprehensive range of American walnut base and full height units, and a white high gloss central island unit which incorporates a breakfast bar and a walnut breakfast table with space to seat six. The work surfaces are modern stone and there is Italian floor tiling with underfloor heating. An extensive range of integrated Neff appliances includes an American style fridge freezer, a touch control dishwasher, a coffee/expresso/cappuccino machine, two pyrolytic ovens, a microwave, barbecue hobs and touch control induction hobs. There is also a Liebherr wine chiller cabinet and separate filter water tap. Sliding doors lead to the garden.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

The master bedroom measures in excess of 16 ft. x 16ft. The en suite bathroom has a freestanding bath and a separate double shower cubicle with a power shower. The guest bedroom has an en suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath, a Grohe power shower and contemporary Italian porcelain wall tiles.

Outside

At the front of the house the garden is open and mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. A side gate leads to the private rear garden which has a recently fitted natural slate terrace with LED recessed lighting for outdoor entertaining. The rear garden is lawned with apple and pear trees and a horse chestnut tree. There is an integrated garden lighting system around the perimeter and flower borders.

Situation

Aston Rowant is a cul-de-sac village located south of Thame in South Oxfordshire at the foot of the Chiltern Hills. It has a 12th century church, a Church of England Primary School, a cricket club and a 1.5 acre village green. The M40 (junction 6) is approximately 1 mile away. The property is in catchment for Lord William's School, Thame; Princes Risborough School and Aylesbury and Wycombe grammar schools. The market town of Watlington (4 miles) has a range of independent local shops, including speciality food shops, a wine shop, pubs, and restaurants. Thame is about 7 miles away with a wider choice of amenities available in High Wycombe, Henley and Oxford. Henley on Thames is approximately 14 miles away and has a number of Michelin starred restaurants as well as being home to the famous annual Royal Regatta.

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