No onward chain A delightful Grade II listed cottage forming part of this historic terrace dating from the mid 17th Century, situated on the edge of the Kinecroft green, a 7 acre park and Scheduled Monument in the heart of this popular market town.
This charming period home is replete with numerous rare and historically significant features throughout.
There is a 20’ living/dining room with an inner hallway to a bathroom and a kitchen-breakfast room. The kitchen looks out at a secluded south facing garden at the rear. The first floor has a double bedroom and study.
There is occasional parking to the front and, while it is conveniently situated a few minutes- walk from the town centre, it is not on a busy main road.
Stable Door to:
Living/Dining Room: 19’9 x 11’1 – 8’7 (variable) There is a large stone, with brick, inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam and mantel. The chequerboard quarry tiled floor maps out the evolution of the construction of the house over the centuries. The exposed wall timbers and impressive beams clearly show the timber frame construction from the 17th century. It has been suggested that both the wooden door to a winding staircase and second cupboard door under the stairs have been dated to 1631. It is possible that this staircase is one of the oldest in Wallingford.
Inner Hall: Fitted floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and handmade wooden ‘Victorian’ lantern (Skylight).
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 9’9 x 9’6 Stable door flanked by windows leads to the garden. This light-filled room has a large glass ‘Victorian’ lantern and is furnished with a Belfast sink. There are appliance spaces available under the oak worktop. This room is heated by a radiator.
Bathroom: Fitted with a white 3-piece suite it features exposed Victorian brickwork, two internal windows and a large ‘Victorian’ lantern. A cupboard houses a gas boiler (under warranty). This room is heated with a radiator.
Stairs to First Floor showcases the timber studding of the original timber frame.
Bedroom (main double): 13’1 x 8’7 Framed by the 17th century exposed beams and wall timbers, this room has a reclaimed old pine floor, Victorian dormer window to the front and fireplace recess. It connects to the study/dressing room through a lever latched old wooden door to:
Study: 11’1 x 6’1 This cosy room (rear aspect) looks over the garden. It has the original wooden floor. There is space for storage and a clothes hanger in a recess conveniently tucked under the extended roof area. There are exposed wall timbers and steps to a loft space.
Loft: The loft has basic flooring and provides a useful space for storage.
The property has both original Victorian single glazed windows and handcrafted wooden frames with discreet double glazing. The natural construction affords a cool interior in the summer and is warm in the winter. However, there is potential to add more radiators if required.
Rear Garden: Extending to c.25’ and facing south there is a small terrace with step to an area of lawn bordered by shrubs with timber fencing and gated rear access.