Elsdale Cottage

Box Tree Lane, Postcombe, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 7DT

£600,000Offers in excess of

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Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed period cottage
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • Refitted ground floor bathroom
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Professionally landscaped gardens
  • Approx. 0.1 mile from local shop and 0.7 mile from P. Risborough amenities
  • No upper chain

Property description

A Grade II listed three double bedroom cottage in the hamlet of Postcombe with off street parking and professionally landscaped gardens, for sale with no upper chain.

Elsdale Cottage was formerly two cottages, one built in the 16th century and the other in the 18th century. The property retains many period features including exposed beams, stone walls and inglenook fireplaces and has a high specification kitchen and refitted bathroom. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, ground floor bathroom, with three double bedrooms and a cloakroom on the first floor. There are front and rear gardens and off street parking for two cars.

Ground Floor

The stained glass and solid wood front door leads into the entrance hall which has stairs to the first floor and a slate floor. Iron latch wooden doors lead to the kitchen/breakfast room and utility room and there is an opening to the dining room.

Reception Rooms

The dual aspect sitting room has a fireplace with an open fire, exposed beams, a window to the front and a door to the rear garden. There is also a staircase to the master bedroom and bedroom two. The dining room has a fireplace and exposed beams. It is also dual aspect and has views over the front and rear gardens.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room

The current owners have updated the kitchen within the last four years to a high specification with a range of Shaker style units with solid oak work surfaces. It has space for a range oven and a dishwasher. There is a tiled floor and a window to the front and it also houses the oil fired boiler. The utility room has fitted units and work surfaces to match the kitchen. There is space for a fridge/freezer, washing machine, a tumble dryer and wine fridge. There is a door and window to the rear garden, a pantry and access to the refitted three piece bathroom which has an Italian ceramic bath and electric underfloor heating.

First Floor

Two bedrooms and the cloakroom lead off the first floor landing. The master bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes and chests of drawers. There are exposed beams, a window to the front and a door to the secondary stairs. Bedroom three has a built-in wardrobe and two built-in cupboards. Bedroom two is accessed from the stairs in the sitting room and is dual aspect with a walk-in wardrobe and eaves storage.


The gardens have been professionally designed by an award winning gardener - Richard Keys. The property sits behind a white painted picket fence and the front garden is laid to lawn with a paved pathway to the front door. It is adjacent to off street parking for two cars. Also prominent at the front are quince and medlar fruit trees. There is gated side access to the rear garden where there are two storage sheds. The secluded rear garden has a lawn and various ornamental trees and shrubs, a water feature and a paved area beneath a pergola for entertaining.

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