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Yew Tree Cottage is situated in the heart of the Conservation Area in an elevated position within this much sought after village on the Oxon/Northants borders. The cottage is Grade II Listed and thought to be around 400 years old, being constructed of a mellow local stone under a thatched roof. The property benefits from many period features including Quarry tiled flooring, ceiling beams, ledge and brace doors, Inglenook fireplaces and window seats.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors including a hallway, cloakroom, kitchen with gas fired Rayburn, range of base and wall units with integrated hob, oven and microwave under Granite worktops. There is a dining room adjacent to the kitchen which leads out to the south facing garden via French doors. Attractive sitting room with fitted wood burner style gas fire plus separate study/snug.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms, one being ensuite with a roll top bath and a separate family shower room.
On the second floor there is a delightful guest room with exposed A frame and further attic/store room.
Aynho, which is situated south east of Banbury on the B4100 in the South Northamptonshire countryside, is often referred to locally as the Apricot village, as the cottagers used to have to pay the lord of the manor a toll in this fruit. The village is made up predominantly of period stone properties together with a limited number of more recent homes and has a good community spirit. Aynho offers The Cartwright Hotel, the Church of St Michael and a village hall. It is conveniently situated for access to the towns of Banbury and Bicester, both of which offer a comprehensive range of facilities with primary and secondary schooling found in neighbouring villages. Access to the M40 motorway can be gained at junction 10 (Ardley), There is also an excellent mainline train service (London Marylebone & Birmingham) from both Banbury & Bicester.
The property is located close to The Square with a gravel driveway leading to the property, parking area and carport. There are two South and East facing gardens offering a high degree of privacy. These include area's of lawn, and are exceptionally well stocked with a variety of trees and shrubs. Two patio areas provide a delightful area to enjoy the surrounding and attractive cottage gardens.
There is an additional detached stone outbuilding 'The Bakehouse' over two floors with an original Inglenook fireplace currently providing a small gym room and useful utility room.
Council Tax Band E.
As with many period cottages there are low ceilings in certain rooms.
Gas fired heating to radiators.
Three First Floor Bedrooms
Family Shower Room
Second Floor Bedroom With Exposed A Frame
Contact branch for relevant Energy Performance Certificate