Buckingham is a thriving market town offering a wealth of everyday facilities including supermarkets, shops, banks and restaurants. With the River Ouse running through the town, its history dates back to the Anglo Saxons, but when fire destroyed much of the centre in 1725, it was largely rebuilt with many of the historic buildings now dating back to this era.
Whilst Buckingham caters for everyday needs more extensive retail, cultural and sporting facilities can be found at Bicester and Milton Keynes, both towns also offering train links to London (Bicester/Marylebone about 50 mins and Milton Keynes/Euston from about 35 minutes).
Good selection of educational establishments in the area includes the Royal Latin Grammar School and Buckingham school. With independent preparatory schools at Akeley Wood, Beachborough (Westbury), Winchester House (Brackley) and Swanbourne (nr Winslow), with senior public schools including Stowe School, Akeley Wood and Thornton College (girls). Buckingham also has the private University of Buckingham.
Brackley 8 miles; Bicester 11 miles, M40 (J9) 12 miles, Milton Keynes 13 miles, M1 (J14) 16 miles, Aylesbury 17 miles, Banbury 18 miles, Oxford 27 Miles.
All distances and times are approximate.
56 Well Street is an elegant Grade II listed, terraced property situated in the heart of this popular town, within 0.5 miles of The Royal Latin School and Buckingham school.
The current owners have lovingly restored and refurbished the property retaining much of the character and period features, including wooden floorboards, wood burning stoves and restored sash windows and plasterwork. There is modern gas central heating and the roof has been replaced.
On entering the property through the partially glazed front door this leads directly into the entrance hall which gives access to the reception rooms, utility space, cellar and stairs to first floor.
The kitchen/dining room is situated to the rear of the house with beautiful south/east facing 9 pain sash window, and side window allowing morning and afternoon sun to filter through. There is a 5 ring gas hob with electric Neff Fan oven, built in fridge and freezer and dishwasher. There are a bank of built in useful storage cupboards, with enough room for a family size dining table. There is a wood burning stove and seating area creating a cosy snug at the far end of the kitchen. There is a utility/boot room space with door access to the rear garden. This has a clear roof allowing sunlight to stream through into the house.
The sitting room has sash windows to the front with high ceilings, original wooden floors and a wood burning stove, making a more formal entertaining space.
On the first floor are two spacious bedrooms with high ceilings, one overlooking the front towards the church the other overlooking the rear garden. There is a family bathroom with separate shower and bath. The second floor has a wc and 2 further bedrooms, one of which could be used as a home office/study with lovely views over towards the river.
The garden has been planted with a variety of British flowers and shrubs creating a very pretty cottage style garden with access to the river. There are two paved terraces to allow for entertaining, one adjacent to the house and the other a little further down the garden with an oak framed pergola.