Howe Hill, Watlington, Oxfordshire, OX49 5EZ | Property for sale | Savills
1,296 sq ft(120.40 sq m)
Guide price £750,000(€889,385)

Howe HillWatlington, Oxfordshire, OX49 5EZ

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in October 2023
  • Grade II listed thatched cottage
  • Sitting in a plot of just over 0.3 of an acre
  • Detached timber car port with tool shed
  • Easy access to Watlington or Henley on Thames

A charming Grade II listed detached thatched cottage sitting in grounds of just over 0.3 of an acre with lovely views.

About this property

  • Howe Cottage is a charming Grade II listed thatched period home that has been well enjoyed over the years. Upon entering, you arrive in the dining room that sits centrally in the property.

    To the left, there is access into the kitchen/breakfast room that has a range of wall and base units along with appliances. It enjoys a dual aspect with the rear having patio doors out on to the terrace. There is an adjoining study that has a built in cupboard to house further white goods. To the right of the dining room, you come into a hall where there are doors to the sitting room, cloakroom and stairs to first floor. The sitting room is very charming and features a dual aspect and Inglenook fireplace with log burner.

    To the first floor, there are two double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

    Upon coming off of Howe Hill,you arrive in the gravel parking area that sits in front of the large detached timber car port. There is space for a number of vehicles. The car port (hand built by the owner) has power & lighting and has stairs going into the loft space which proves useful further storage. This could be transformed into a mixture of areas (s.t.p.p).

    Proceeding to the rear of the car port on the outside, there is a tool shed attached. A footpath leads to the front door where there is a large and old Yew tree (over 500years old). The grounds the property sits in are just over 0.3 of an acre. It is mainly laid to lawn with a selection of flowers, trees and shrubs. To the rear of the cottage, there is a paved patio area that enjoys picturesque views up the valley.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A charming Grade II listed cottage with the most delightful views that i feel are brilliant!

Adam SayersProperty agent

Local information

  • Located in a rural location within the Chiltern Hills, an A.O.N.B, the property benefits from having no immediate neighbours and is on the edge of the attractive historic market town of Watlington that is within reach of J5/6 of the M40. From J6, The Oxford Tube runs from Lewknor to London.
  • Neighbouring towns including Watlington, Thame, Henley & Wallingford offer an excellent variety of shopping and recreational facilities including some superb cafes, pubs and restaurants. Mainline Train services run from Didcot Parkway to London, Paddington or High Wycombe to London, Marylebone. There are many primary and secondary schools with excellent repute in the area which are easily accessible.
  • Watlington & Howe Hill provide a popular gateway to participate in many outdoor activities enjoying the abundance of nature that surrounds this area; including walking and cycling in the Chiltern Hills and surrounding villages, as well as the Ridgeway.

Additional information

  • Local Authority
  • South Oxfordshire District Council
  • Council Tax Band D
  • Directions: From Henley-on-Thames take the Fairmile (B4130) to Nettlebed, upon reaching the village, turn right signposted to Cookley Green and Watlington (B481). Continue through Cookley Green and eventually heading down Howe Hill. The entrance to the property will be found on the left hand side at the bottom of the hill.
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: D