The penthouse at The Old Gaol provides one of Oxfordshire’s finest views of the river Thames and of the surrounding countryside from the private panoramic terrace.
The Old Gaol is a highly successful development by Cranbourne Homes centred around the conversion of the historic old gaol, associated building and Twickenham House on the banks of the river Thames. There will be a dedicated gym on site from spring 2015.
2 bedrooms with 2 en suite bathrooms, open plan kitchen and sitting room, entrance hall, panoramic terrace, 2 allocated parking spaces in the secure underground garage.
Situation Located in the immediate vicinity of the historic centre of Abingdon, The Old Gaol is situated on the bank of the river Thames. Abingdon provides excellent services and amenities, including Tescos and Waitrose, renowned primary and secondary schools, including Abingdon School, Our Lady's, St Helen & St Katherine, Manor Preparatory and The European School at Culham. The centre of Abingdon has been rejuvenated in recent years and boasts many restaurants and pubs. From Radley and Didcot there are regular railway services to Oxford and London and the A34 to the west of Abingdon provides transport links to the M4 and M40 motorway.
entrance hall 12'3" x 11'6" (3.73m x 3.5m). Engineered American dark walnut floor with underfloor heating, two storage cupboards with space for shoes and coats, airing cupboard with further storage and a Nibe F370 exhaust air heat pump.
Bedroom 2 15'10" x 10'11" (4.83m x 3.33m). Engineered American dark walnut floor with underfloor heating, double fitted wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors, wall mounted Panasonic smart television, television aerial point, telephone point, double glazed windows to the side with integrated blinds and air vent, glass door on to the terrace.
En suite shower room Floor to ceiling tiles, walk-in shower with glass side panel and mixer tap, low level WC, bidet, wash basin with mixer tap, shaver point, chrome radiator towel rail, downlighters, vanity cupboard, extractor fan.
Master bedroom 18'7" x 10'10" (5.66m x 3.3m). Engineered American dark walnut floor with underfloor heating, double fitted wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors, television aerial point, telephone point, double glazed windows to the side with integrated blinds and air vent, glass door on to the terrace.
En suite shower room Floor to ceiling tiles, walk-in shower with glass side panel and mixer tap, low level WC, wash basin with mixer tap, shaver point, chrome radiator towel rail, downlighters, extractor fan.
Sitting and dining room 29'5" x 21'7" (8.97m x 6.58m). Engineered American dark walnut floor with underfloor heating, downlighters, television aerial point, telephone point, panoramic triple aspect windows with double bi-fold doors to the terrace.
Kitchen Beige porcelain floor tiles in supergloss which complement the granite worktop with underfloor heating, wall and floor mounted units with soft close doors and drawers, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, Siemens electric combination oven/microwave, Siemens steam oven, second Siemens electric oven, ceramic Siemens four ring hob, Siemens stainless steel extractor hood, Siemens dishwasher, Miele Supertronic washing machine.
Terrace Triple aspect panoramic terrace affording uninterrupted views from east to west, ceramic floor and glass balustrade with timber cladded base with integrated LED lights.
Parking There are two parking spaces in the secure underground car park where there are also two storage containers and space for bicycles.
Outside The development is accessed via a secure entry system and electric gates to the underground parking area. There are lifts and communal stairs to each floor. In addition there is a communal lawn in front of Twickenham House and a footpath which wraps around the entire development and leads to a communal garden and mooring on the bank of the river Thames. We understand that a fishing permit can be obtained which would allow fishing from the mooring.
Service charge The service charge includes the ground rent, window cleaning, lift maintenance, gardening and cleaning of all communal areas, secure entry system and the management of the development.
Directions From our office in Oxford continue on the A34 south. Take the exit at Abingdon north and turn left at the junction. Continue straight ahead at the roundabout onto Oxford Road. Stay on Oxford Road and continue left onto Stert Street through the centre of town. At the junction with High Street continue straight onto Bridge Street. The Old Gaol development can be found on your right hand side opposite the Crown and Thistle Hotel. Postcode OX14 3HE.