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A beautifully presented character stone cottage offered for sale with no onward chain. Sympathetically improved with quality fittings throughout, the cottage is situated over three floors. Both the sitting room and the dining room have a double sided fireplace with oval bowl inset, Bisque radiators, window seats to both rooms and quality Oak flooring runs throughout the ground floor. An inner hall gives access to the kitchen/breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and bifolding doors to the rear garden. In addition there is a downstairs shower room. To the first floor there are two bedrooms and a bathroom, to the second floor there is a further stunning bedroom with vaulted ceilings, exposed roof timbers and beams.
The small and select village of Overthorpe lies on the outskirts of Banbury, situated on the hill side overlooking the Cherwell Valley. Overthorpe lies within the parish of Middleton Cheney, south west of this larger settlement, on a minor road off the A422. The conservation area of the village covers the historic part of Overthorpe with buildings arranged irregularly along one street linked by stone walls and hedges. More comprehensive facilities can be found in nearby Banbury, to include the Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Gateway Retail Park and the Spiceball Leisure Centre. There is also a mainline railway station in Banbury with services to London Marylebone in under an hour as well as the M40 which provides access to both London and Birmingham via Jct 11.
The property's rear garden is private and enclosed giving a good degree of privacy. The garden is lawned with a patio and decking area, flower and shrub borders surrounding offering interest and colour throughout the seasons. To one side of the garden there is brick built garden store and potting area with a window and door to the garden.
An extensive renovation project commenced in 2011, work included the demolition of a poor quality rear extension, now replaced with a new extension which is now the kitchen/breakfast room and shower room area. The thatch is combed wheat reed (front re thatched in 2009 and rear re thatched in 2011 by Olde England Roofs). The property was gifted to the church in 1928 by the Squire of Banbury, the church then sold the property in 1976 and it became a private residence. The property is Grade II Listed.
Sitting Room With Double Sided Fireplace
Dining Room/Study With Quality Bookshelving
Kitchen/Breakfast Room With Vaulted Ceiling
Downstairs Shower Room
Private Rear Garden With Garden Store
No Onward Chain
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