Elegant Edwardian family house in one of South Oxfordshire's best villages.
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Little Barton is an imposing attached family house dating from the Edwardian era, and therefore boasts handsome period features and elegantly proportioned rooms offering exceptional ceiling heights. The dining room and drawing rooms both exceed 22 ft in length and overlook the wonderful gardens. The large and spectacular conservatory, which is over 18 ft in length, and is accessed from both the kitchen and drawing room, is an ideal place to relax all year round, as it is filled with natural light and provides direct access to the terrace and then onto the garden. The general layout of the ground floor is ideally suited for those who enjoy entertaining. The attractive kitchen/breakfast room is light and airy with a number of fitted units and a central island and range cooker. The kitchen leads to a delightful sitting room with bespoke backlit shelving and cupboard unit, and a woodburning stove. To the side of the kitchen is a good sized utility room. The house is painted throughout in light, restful tones which also serves to highlight some of the period features which include leaded windows, handsome wooden panelling in the dining room and delightful feature windows and open fireplaces. Of partcular note is the large and very striking Arts & Crafts Inglenook fireplace in the drawing room, complete with feature windows at the back, through which the interior of the adjacent conservatory can be seen. The large bay window also features a delightful window seat through which attractive garden views can be enjoyed.
To the first floor the large principal bedroom overlooks the garden and has a delightful bay window and fitted wardrobes. There are three further bedrooms, all of which are doubles and have fitted wardrobes, whilst two of them benefit from en suite facilities. In addition there is a family bathroom with separate shower.
This property has 0.73 acres of land.
The beautiful gardens are a particular feature of Little Barton. There is a very large lawned area, bordered by a large number of magnificent and mature specimen trees as well as several very colourful flower borders planted with a wide variety of plants and shrubs. A large terrace to the front makes an ideal place to dine or relax in the warmer months, whilst a set of steps leads down onto the lawn. The other side of the house has a large gravelled area for parking and would accommodate a number of vehicles. The house also benefits from a double garage. There is a first floor area above the garage, which is currently used for storage and could be converted to an annexe, subject to to the usual consents.
Little Barton is situated in the much sought after Manor Road, in the very pretty village of Goring. The village offers an excellent range of day-to-day facilities including a post office, cafe, grocery shop, butcher, hairdresser, and hardware shop. There is an excellent range of pubs including the renowned Miller of Mansfield Gastro pub. The neighbouring village of Streatley which is accessed via a bridge over the picturesque River Thames, has the newly refurbished Swan Hotel which has leisure facilities available via club membership. More leisure, retail and commercial amenities can be found at Reading, some four miles away. Communications are excellent with Goring having it's own railway station with a direct service to London Paddington and is only a walk of half a mile. Junction 9 of the M4 is only about nine miles distant. There is an exceptionally good range of schools in the area including Bradfield College, Pangbourne College, The Oratory, Moulsford Preparatory School and Cranford School.
From Pangbourne, proceed out of the village on the Wantage road towards Goring. At the traffic lights in Streatley turn right, passing over the river, into Goring. Manor Road is the first proper lane on the right hand side. Proceed for a short distance and be sure to fork right onto Manor Road at the John Barleycorn public house. Little Barton will be found on your right hand side towards the end of Manor Road.Read all
- Large, exquisite garden.
- Located in a Goring, one of South Oxfordshire's prettiest villages.
- In an excellent position for those who need to commute.
- Large, spacious rooms with high ceilings.
- Walking distance to amenities
- Double detached garage
- Walking distance to the station
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