Church Street, Shellingford, Faringdon, SN7

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Bedrooms: 3
Step inside this pretty little cottage to find three double bedrooms, wonderful living accommodation and a garden with countryside views.

Situated in a highly desirable village within the Vale of the White Horse and in a conservation area is this pretty period cottage.

Michaelmas Cottage was extensively refurbished by the present owner and provides character accommodation arranged over three floors. On the ground floor is a sitting room with a pretty fireplace and a wood burning stove, leading through to the dining room which has lovely views across the garden on to the fields beyond. This room has a pretty wood dresser and an Everhot cast iron cooking range made to measure within the fireplace. To the rear of the property is a fitted kitchen with a door leading on to the rear garden, and a cloakroom.

On the first floor are two double bedrooms and a family bathroom fitted with a modern white suite. On the second floor where there is a further double bedroom, and plenty of eaves storage.

Outside to the front of the property is driveway parking for a minimum of two vehicles behind a mature hedge. To the rear is a delightful cottage garden which extends beyond number 1 and is fully enclosed and landscaped to include a large area of lawn, with well stocked flower and shrub borders. There is an attractive seating area with lovely views over the fields to rear towards the downs. The bonus at this time of the year is the variety of fruiting trees which include apple, damson and pear.

Shellingford is a village about 2.5 miles south-east of Faringdon in the Vale of White Horse. There is a parish church, St Faith's, and a Church of England primary school rated as 'Good' by Ofsted and 'Outstanding' by SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) since 2012.

The historic market town of Faringdon, dating back at least to the 12th century, has a thriving community and amenities such as the Leisure Centre, Library, Faringdon Community College, Junior and Infant schools as well as The Old Station Nursery, doctors' and dentists' surgeries and a Family Centre. Buses travel from the town to private schools at Abingdon. The town now boasts three large supermarkets.

Faringdon is also ideally positioned for the A420, leading to the A34, M40 and M4 and mainline railway services from Swindon, Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Didcot Parkway. There is a frequent bus service through the town from Swindon to Oxford and back, linking to rail services and airports.

The Tower on Folly Hill was built by Lord Berners in 1935 and affords panoramic views across four counties. For over 20 years, the town has been twinned with Le Mêle-sur-Sarthe in France and in 2004, Faringdon became the first Fairtrade town in the South East of England.

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