High Street, Winslow
A rare opportunity to acquire a fabulous Grade II listed home full of charm and original character, with a useful rental shop unit attached. Situated discretely just off the market square The property has been greatly improved and sympathetically maintained by the current owner, offering comfortable and stylish living with all the local shops and amenities on hand. Excellent transport links and the new Winslow Station coming soon.
The property is accessed through a private door and passageway which takes you to the front door and then straight into the family kitchen/diner. The kitchen really is the heart of the home, a place to socialise with friends or simply for the family to gather at the end of a busy day. There is ample eye and waist level storage, Granite work tops, Rangemaster cooker, Belfast sink and space for white goods. There is also a walk in pantry, utility room, cloakroom with W/C and door to the pretty rear walled garden.
From the kitchen is a beamed reception/dining room with original working inglenook fireplace and access to the shop front. On the first floor is a landing and a grand but cosy formal reception room with an open period fireplace,exposed timbers and a window framing the historic market square and other stunning period buildings of the era. Adjacent is a double bedroom with wardrobes and an open fireplace.
On the second floor a staircase with original 17th Century banisters takes you to bedroom two with an open fireplace, beams and views over the period roofs and chimneys of Winslow. Bedroom three has similar features and a great view over the square.
The luxurious family bathroom has a beautiful roll top bath, wash basin and a walk in shower with rainfall head.
In addition to the main acoomdation there is a shop rental unit at the front of the property, that generates a useful income however, this could possibly subject to change of use be added to the residential accommodation if preferred. The shop also has a decent sized cellar and cloakroom.
Outside there is a pretty south facing walled garden, that is designed to be enjoyed with minimal maintenance, and side access to the private passage way.
Whilst the property does not come with allocated parking, there are plenty of options behind the house.
Situation and Schooling
The market town of Winslow has a range of shopping and leisure facilities, GP and dental surgeries, a library and a range of public houses and restaurants. The town also has a Church of England combined school and the Sir Thomas Fremantle secondary school. Winslow is also in the catchment area for the Royal Latin (grammar) School in Buckingham. Train links to London Euston and Marylebone are currently about 12 miles away but the new Winslow Station will when completed will enable much easier commuting with links to Oxford and Cambridge.
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