- Just under 2,000 sq ft of total space!
- 4 bedrooms (5 bedrooms if study used)
- WC shower room to the ground floor
- Gas fire in the sitting room
- Archetypal detached thatched house
- Convenient location for schooling, commuting. Between the Cotswolds and the AONB
- Open plan kitchen/diner/family room
- Idyllic and good sized mainly lawn garden could be made secure for children and dogs
- Off-street parking
- Single garage
Property SummaryA substantial detached archetypal 4 bedroom (Homes and Gardens Style) thatched house. Exceptional gardens, off street parking, detached garage, quiet village location.
A substantial detached archetypal 4 bedroom (Homes and Gardens Style) thatched house. Exceptional gardens, off street parking, detached garage, quiet village location. Brook Cottage sits in the centre of the popular village of Watchfield and represents a beautifully finished and designed house with particularly good gardens.
There is off street parking to the side of the house and in front of the single garage. The front door leads into a useful entrance hall. Straight ahead is the sitting room which has a feature gas fire. Then sitting room is L-shaped creating 2 useable areas. To the right of the entrance hall is a large kitchen/dining room which opens out to the family room. There are ample fitted units, a gas fired Aga, built in Miele oven and hob and built in dishwasher. Through the kitchen is a utility room with fitted units and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer etc. Adjacent to the utility room is the shower and WC. There are stairs from the utility room leading up to a study with a generous bank of fitted cupboards. This cannot be listed as a 5th bedroom for regulation reasons. From the sitting room there are stairs leading to the first floor. The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes as does bedroom 2. There is a family bath and shower room centrally on the first floor which services all of the bedrooms. The second floor has 2 further bedrooms. To the rear of the house there are terraced areas and a large mainly lawn private garden with a small stream to the bottom. There is a timber pedestrian gate leading from the garden to Oak Road. The garden could easily be made secure for children and dogs.
The village of Watchfield has a supermarket, family pub/pizzeria, hairdressers, opticians, school, play areas and other local conveniences all within walking distance. There is stunning surrounding countryside providing excellent walking, riding and cycling opportunities, golf clubs and ample pubs and restaurants nearby.
Shrivenham is approximately 1 mile from Watchfield and is a vibrant and well equipped village sitting at the foot of the Wiltshire and Berkshire Downs and at the entrance of the Vale of The White Horse. The village offers three public houses, a very popular artisan coffee house and delicatessen, convenience stores, hair dressers, florist, beautician, a doctors surgery and pharmacist to name a few. The village is also home to the international and prestigious Defence Academy (formally The Royal Military College of Science).
Swindon centre is approximately 8 miles and Oxford 23 miles (accessed directly via the A420) where there are bus and train services, (trains from Swindon, Hungerford and Didcot direct to London Paddington).
Junction 15 of the M4 is approximately 8 miles providing access to the west (Bath/Bristol and the M5) and to the East (Newbury/Reading and London).
Cirencester is located approximately 21 miles away and can be accessed via the A419 which is circa 4 miles from Shrivenham.
Faringdon is approximately 4.5 miles with a Waitrose, Tesco, Aldi and other shops commensurate with a local market town. Faringdon hosts a weekly market and monthly farmers market..
Watchfield Primary Ofsted rating Good
Shrivenham C of E (C) Primary School Ofsted rating Good
Secondary - Faringdon Community College - Ofsted rating Outstanding
Pinewood Preparatory School is approximately 10 minutes by car.
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A substantial detached archetypal 4 bedroom (Homes and Gardens Style) thatched house. Exceptional gardens, off street parking, detached garage, quiet village location.