Thatched Cottage is an iconic property being Grade II listed, located in the very centre of Bampton and is believed to be the oldest dwelling being c.600 hundred years old that features heavily in the Bampton Archives. The cottage has a wealth of character with fireplaces, beams, wooden wall paneling, latched doors and floorings. On the ground floor there are 2 reception rooms either side of the central passageway both having fireplaces and a wealth of character features. To the rear is the fitted kitchen-breakfast room with appliances and this leads to a pleasant garden room. The cellar is accessed from the dining room. To the first floor the stairs lead directly into the main bedroom and from here access is given to the second double bedroom and the main bathroom. Outsides the rear gardens are well planned and are broken into two sections with the area to the rear of the cottage laid out in a formal manner and then leads to the good sized vegetable/allotment area with green house and garden shed. The total length is c.150’ with a width of c.30’ and they are Southerly facing.
Living Room with feature Fireplace * Dining Room with Fireplace * Kitchen-Breakfast Room * Garden Room * Cellar * 2 Double Bedrooms * Bathroom * Superb Southerly Facing Gardens Extending c.150' x 30' * Outside W.c *
Bampton is an attractive Cotswold village known for its large Georgian houses, elegant church and impressive Victorian Town Hall and more recetly the set for the worldwide popular TV program Downton Abbey. In the seventeenth century Bampton was an important leather trading centre and became famous for its jackets, gloves and breeches. Bampton is also renowned as the historic home of Morris Dancing and the Bampton Morris dancers flourish to this day.
The village offers a selection of shops including a Co-Op mini-supermarket and a family butcher, public houses, hairdressers and Post Office. It also has a primary school, doctor's surgery with pharmacy and a public library. There are also further schooling and shopping facilities in, Witney and Faringdon (both about 5 miles) and Burford (about 7 miles). The village is also well situated for road communications being about 5 miles from both the A40 and the A420, also having various train stations at Charlbury and Oxford providing good access to London
From our offices in the centre of Bampton head in a northerly direction into Cheapside, take the first turning left into Church Street and Thatched Cottage is found half way down on your left hand side.
Viewing by appointment via the vendors sole agents Abbey Properties 01993 851881
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