Stanford Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
BEAUTIFUL CONVERSION OF AN 1812 SCHOOL HOUSE. Ideally located on the edge of the town within view of the famous Faringdon Folly, this stunning home is the perfect blend of modern and old.

Folly View House is a truly exceptional property converted from an old school house, which was originally constructed in 1812 and is Grade II listed. The property sits on the outskirts of the town within sight of the Folly, also within walking distance of the town centre and its facilities. The property has been lovingly refurbished to a very high standard with immense attention to details and quality fixtures and fittings inside and out.

Upon entering you are greeted by a spacious entrance hall with galleried landing, a cloakroom, under stairs storage and stairs to the first floor. The large main reception room is formed in a U-shape, divided by a central stone fireplace, providing a living area (with doors out to the garden), dining and cosy snug areas.

The L-shaped kitchen has been refitted in a shaker style with ample units. There is a Rangemaster cooking range with extractor over, two Belfast sinks and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer (in the utility area of the kitchen), as well as an integrated dishwasher and water softening system. There is additional access to the garden through a stable door from the kitchen.

Upstairs is a stunning galleried landing flooded with light from a large picture window which overlooks the garden with views on further to the Folly. The Master Bedroom boasts vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, fitted wardrobes and en suite shower room with twin hand basins and a large walk-in shower cubicle. Bedroom two has fitted wardrobes and access to the fully insulated & carpeted loft space above, modified to provide a convenient storage room with a fixed drop-down ladder (which has electrics, heating & lighting). There are two further bedrooms, both incredibly bright with dual aspect windows which encompass views across Faringdon roof tops and stretch as far as Badbury Clumps. One of these is currently being used as a work-from-home office.

The family bathroom is fitted with a pea shaped bath with both a wand shower attachment & fitted shower.

Outside, the property is approached over a fully enclosed lawned garden and enjoys a sunken terrace that provides a private and cosy seating area with door to the living room.

The property also benefits from a large detached double garage with electric roller system doors. A fixed drop-down ladder gives access to a full length boarded loft (with electricity points & lighting), providing even more storage space.

There are three parking spaces within the property boundary.

The historic market town of Faringdon, dating back at least to the 12th century, has a thriving community and amenities such as the Leisure Centre, Library, Faringdon Community College, Junior and Infant schools as well as The Old Station Nursery, doctors' and dentists' surgeries and a Family Centre. Buses travel from the town to private schools at Abingdon. The town now boasts three large supermarkets.

Faringdon is also ideally positioned for the A420, leading to the A34, M40 and M4 and mainline railway services from Swindon, Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Didcot Parkway. There is a frequent bus service through the town from Swindon to Oxford and back, linking to rail services and airports.

The Tower on Folly Hill was built by Lord Berners in 1935 and affords panoramic views across four counties. For over 20 years, the town has been twinned with Le Mêle-sur-Sarthe in France and in 2004, Faringdon became the first Fairtrade town in the South East of England.

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Perry Bishop & Chambers - Faringdon

16 Market Place, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

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