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The Old Croft, Pleck Lane, Kingston Blount, Chinnor

Guide price £1,200,000 Sold

The Old Croft is a stunning period home of 2628 Sq Ft, bursting with original features and impressive grounds. Set within a 0.43 acres plot in the heart of Kingston Blount.

  • Kitchen, utility room and cloakroom
  • Dining room, drawing room and second reception room
  • Boiler room
  • 4 first floor bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms and second floor office/bedroom
  • 2 large attic areas with potential for conversion (STPP/LBC)
  • Double Garage and gravelled parking area
  • Good sized gardens, in all about 0.43 acres
  • Grade II Listed

Kingston Blount is a small picturesque village at the foot of the Chiltern Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to the nearby Ridgeway Path and is well known for its point-to point races. The village has a coffee shop and B&B and is served by the primary school in the nearby village of Aston Rowant. The nearby village of Chinnor caters for the day-to-day requirements with a variety of shops and primary school. Other nearby villages of Sydenham, Emmignton and Lewknor all offer public houses. The market towns of Thame and Princes Risborough with the latter providing the Chiltern Line train service to London Marylebone. M40 is close by providing a direct link to London, Oxford and Birmingham. The Oxford Tube bus service runs from Lewknor every 10 minutes to London.

The Old Croft is a Grade II Listed house believed to date back to 1588, with later additions. Occupying a central position in the village it provides a very comfortable family home with extensive accommodation over three floors. It has been well maintained by the current owners who have sought to preserve and enhance the wealth of period features throughout, including exposed stopchamfered beams and red brick and beam fireplaces.

The entrance hall leads in to the impressive drawing room featuring an inglenook fireplace. This leads in to the Dining Room with original wooden panelling, following in to an L-shaped fabulous modern kitchen with access into the separate utility room and downstairs cloakroom. It is well equipped and includes a three oven, gas-fired AGA with matching Electric Cooker, substantial AGA fridge and even a well.

A wooden panelled study (or second reception room) and a second downstairs cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.

A staircase leads to the first floor where there is a spacious master bedroom, a double guest bedroom and two further bedrooms alongside three bathrooms. A bedroom/study can be found off the vaulted landing on the second floor.

The Old Croft is approached via a private driveway to the side of the property, leading to a gravelled parking area with double garage and workshop. The main gardens are fully enclosed and are predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and borders.

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