Old Workers Cottage, Aston Upthorpe

Guide price - £1,400,000

Area (approx)
3,287 Sq Ft / 306 Sq M

Old Workers Cottage, Thorpe Street
Aston Upthorpe, Oxfordshire, OX11 9EG

A quintessentially charming Grade II Listed cottage in this sought after South Oxfordshire village, ideally situated for commuting from Didcot Parkway station


5 Bedrooms
2 Bath/Shower rooms
3 Reception rooms


Mains water, electricity and drainage
Gas fired central heating

The AreaAston Upthorpe

Situated in picturesque, Oxfordshire countryside at the foot of The Downs are The Astons – the collective name given to the villages of Aston Upthorpe and Aston Tirrold. The two are contiguous with thriving communities supporting a village hall, two churches, a renowned gastro pub, an excellent car garage and cricket club. Located at the foot of the Berkshire downs with the Ridgeway National Trail only moments away, Aston Upthorpe is an attractive village of mostly period architecture, with quiet lanes that are not a cut through for traffic. There are several significant houses in the village and an active social scene. Ideally located close to Didcot Parkway, where trains run regularly to London Paddington from as little as 37 minutes.

There is a wide choice of excellent schools, both state and private within the area. The A34, M4 and M40 motorways are all easily and quickly accessible. It is the rural idyll, combined with excellent transport communications that make this such a special, and highly sought after village. As well as Didcot, 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. Also within close distance are the beautiful Thames side villages of Goring and Streatley, which also has a train station as well as several good pubs, cafes and shops.

Old Workers Cottage, Aston UpthorpeAbout this home

Tucked away in the picturesque Oxfordshire village of Aston Upthorpe lies this attractive family home. Old Workers Cottage is bursting with charming period features including exposed beams and attractive fireplaces. There is a choice of well-proportioned reception rooms and the five-bedroom, two-bathroom layout makes for comfortable family living. At its heart, Old Workers Cottage is an exceptional village house, complete with a well-appointed kitchen with Range Cooker and a useful utility room.

Outside, the terrace looks across the garden which is laid to lawn and interspersed with a variety of mature trees. The attractive detached barn is also steeped in history and provides great storage space and could be used as a home office/annexe, subject to the relevant consents were granted.

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3,287 Sq Ft / 306 Sq M


Further information

Learn more about the home & area with local expert

Nikki Hemsley

Having grown up Oxfordshire, Nikki Hemsley holds an especially detailed knowledge of the area. Nikki has a breadth of experience and started her career with Knight Frank, before moving back to Oxfordshire in 2018 to head up Village and Rural Country Sales across the county for WEST – The Property Consultancy. Nikki is a wholly different property professional, who exudes drive, care, with an impressive attention to detail for her clients.