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A stunning Grade II Listed two bedroom cottage beautifully presented throughout with delightful views over fields and rolling countryside to the rear. Situated in this sought after village in the picturesque Hambleden Valley

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  • A stunning Grade II Listed two bedroom cottage believed to date back to the 16th Century
  • Beautifully presented throughout with delightful views over rolling countryside to the rear
  • Situated in this sought after village in the picturesque Hambleden Valley
  • Dual aspect sitting room with Inglenook fireplace and French doors out to the rear garden
  • Dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room
  • Two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and refitted bathroom
  • An attractive south west facing rear garden backing onto fields with stunning views over rolling countryside
  • Two outbuildings, one used as a utility room with W.C and the other as storage
Description

A stunning Grade II Listed two bedroom cottage believed to date back to the 16th Century. The property is beautifully presented throughout with delightful views over rolling countryside to the rear and is situated in this sought after village in the picturesque Hambleden Valley, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The accommodation comprises: Stable front door leading into a dual aspect sitting room with French doors out to the rear garden. Inglenook fireplace with study area to one side and storage cupboard to the other side, exposed beams and timbers and staircase leading to the first floor. Dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room with matching units, fridge/freezer, slimline dishwasher, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and cupboard under, four ring Zanussi electric hob with double oven under, wooden work tops, exposed beam and timbers and a stable door to the side leading to the rear garden. First floor landing with access to both double bedrooms, bathroom and loft space that is boarded with a ladder and light. Dual aspect master bedroom with stunning views to the rear over fields and rolling countryside, fitted wardrobe and low level cupboards. Bedroom two with window to front aspect, fitted wardrobe and low level cupboard, exposed wall timbers and ceiling beam. Refitted bathroom comprising low level W.C, vanity wash basin with mixer tap and cupboard under, panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower over, tiled floor, heated towel rail and window to rear aspect. To the front of the property there is a delightful cottage garden with a lawn area and pathway leading to the front door and to the side of the property with mature flowerbeds giving a perfusion of colour. The attractive rear garden is south west facing and backs onto fields with stunning views over rolling countryside. There are two outbuildings, one used as a utility room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer above, oil fired boiler, Belfast sink, low level W.C, tiled floor, light and power. The other outbuilding is used as storage and also has light and power. The garden is walled with a paved patio, lawned garden, outside light and a screened off oil tank.

Location

Situated in the heart of this picturesque village located in the Hambleden Valley, Skirmett offers a village pub The Frog, family run and renowned for its local cuisine. The nearby Hambleden village (2 miles) has a village shop and post office together with village hall, church and The Stag and Huntsman public house and restaurant. The local area has been used as the location for filming well known favourites such as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Nanny McPhee, The Vicar of Dibley and Midsomer Murders. More extensive facilities are available in either Henley or Marlow for shopping and recreation. The River Thames is at the bottom of the Hambleden Valley, also giving access to the Thames Path. There is a main line train service from High Wycombe to London Marylebone (from 35 minutes). Henley on Thames is located approximately 7 miles away offering a comprehensive range of shopping, schooling and recreational facilities. Main Line station to Paddington 55 minutes and 22 minutes respectively. The M4 and M40 Motorways are within easy driving distance. The area is well served for schools both in the private and state sector including Sir William Borlase's Grammar School, Pangbourne College, Oratory, Reading Blue Coat, Reading School for boys, Kendrick, The Abbey School and Queen Anne's in Caversham for girls. The nearby River Thames and countryside offers extensive walking facilities and river pursuits. There are a variety of golf clubs close by and horse racing at Ascot & Newbury.

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House, Semi Detached, Garden, Period, Rural, Village, Outbuilding(S)
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