- Detached Period Property
- Grade II Listed
- Stunning Village Location
- Four Reception Rooms
- Kitchen / Breakfast Room
- Six Bedrooms
- Three Bathrooms
- Gas Fired Central Heating
- Gated DRiveway
- Set in 0.74 Acres
This imposing Grade II listed Georgian House in about 3/4 of an acre situated in the centre of the picturesque village of Ardington. The former vicarage, The Croft offers a rare opportunity to acquire a significant property in a superb location.
The property itself comprises entrance hall and inner lobby with Victorian tiled floor and stairs to the first floor. The drawing room has an open fire, French doors leading to the garden and shutters to the doors and windows and stunning architrave. The sitting room with wooden part panelled walls, a feature fire place with tiled hearth and character bookcase. The bright and spacious dual aspect dining room has shuttered windows to the front and two doors leading into the garden.
The dual aspect kitchen / breakfast room with a range of base and wall units, has an integrated oven and AGA and looks out onto the rear garden and walled courtyard. The courtyard has doors to the gardens and access to the games room. A cloakroom and utility room with a range of built in cupboards and external door complete the ground floor.
To the first floor the impressive dual aspect master bedroom has built in wardrobes a dressing room and en-suite bathroom, bedrooms two and three have lovely views across the green towards the church. Bedrooms three and four both have hand wash basins and there are two bathrooms to this floor.
Bedrooms five and six are on the second floor where there is also loft storage and a cloakroom.
The Croft is set within 0.74 acres and the garden wraps around three sides of the house. Mainly laid to lawn with mature shrub and flower borders, numerous seating areas and patio. Mature hedging hides a secret garden. Hidden in the garden is a potting shed, summer house and cabin. The gated driveway leads to hardstanding for numerous vehicles and a single garage.
Ardington is a delightful estate village on the edge of the Berkshire Downs.
There is a village shop offering post office facilities and a bistro and an excellent village inn (The Boars Head), The Church of Holy Trinity which dates from c1200 and a nursery school.
The historic market town of Wantage is under 3 miles away an offers a broad range of shopping, leisure and sporting facilities. It is also well served by commuting links with access to the A34 connecting to the M4 in the south and the M40 in the north. There is a mainline station at Didcot (c.7 miles) offering a fast service to London, Paddington c. 40 minutes.