Berrick Salome, Wallingford
Oxfordshire, OX10 6JR
Priory Cottage is a beautiful Grade II Listed thatched house situated in a wonderful edge of village location with far reaching views over farmland and beyond to the Chiltern Hills.
Tucked away behind a five bar gate, Priory Cottage sits in the centre of it’s quintessentially charming cottage gardens, making this a wonderful rural retreat, yet close to both Wallingford and Oxford, as well as fast commutes to London Paddington and Marylebone. Originally built in the 1630’s as a farm workers cottage, Priory Cottage was extended in the 1930’s and again the 1990’s and the end result is a superb house which has been fastidiously cared for by the current owners. Highlights include the magnificent kitchen, large, light and airy bedrooms and the numerous and attractive period features throughout including exposed beams and a stunning open fireplace in the sitting room.
The garden is a triumph of skilful planting, which frames the house and the spectacular views beyond with bursts of colour. There is an oak framed car port with one open bay, and the other converted as store room, which could easily be used as a fantastic home office, studio or gym.
Situated in picturesque, Oxfordshire countryside Berrick Salome has a wonderful rural feel, yet it is close to the larger village of Benson which has everyday shopping amenities.
Wallingford is the closest town; situated on the on the banks of the River Thames, with its desirable setting and attractive architecture offers market town living at its finest. Bordered by the rolling Chilterns on one side and the magnificent Berkshire Downs on the other, it’s an idyllic spot with inexhaustible options for lovers of the outdoors. With its large open market square and famous castle ruins, this bustling market town is suffused in history. But what you might not know is that contemporary Wallingford is home to a fresh and energetic vibe, stoked by some great independent shopping, a sparkling array of dining options and a thriving café culture.
There is a wide choice of excellent schools, both state and private within the area. The M40 motorway is easily and quickly accessible with Junction 6 only 8.5 miles away.
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