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An impressive and deceptive stone built detached family home offering flexible accommodation plus a detached self contained annexe and delightful gardens and grounds extending to 0.68 of an acre. The property has been tastefully enlarged and modernised and is situated in an enviable elevated position with outstanding countryside views.
The name of the property is inspired by its African meaning – a secure tribal enclosure. The property is approached via a long gated driveway opening to a private courtyard which gives access to the main house, detached annexe and further outbuildings, all constructed of stone beneath tiled roofs. Internally the property features an impressive kitchen/family room complete with a slate floor which provides a comfortable space and is fitted with a range of units and fitted appliances. The split level sitting room features an open fireplace and overlooks the rear garden. The bedroom accommodation provides flexibility for a modern family with three bedrooms to the ground floor and two further bedrooms upstairs, incorporating a master bedroom with En-Suite shower room and balcony doors overlooking far reaching countryside views.
Horley is a pretty, popular and traditional conservation village situated to the north-west of Banbury just off the B4100. Facilities include a 12th century church, public house and cricket club. In the adjacent village of Hornton there is a primary school and also sits within the catchment area of the Warriner secondary school in Bloxham, both of which have a school bus operating in the area. Shopping, recreational facilities and mainline railway station (London Marylebone) can be found in Banbury with access to the M40 (J11) and (J12) Gaydon giving access to London and Birmingham. There are a wide range of other state, grammar and private schools in the area.
The driveway and enclosed courtyard are approached via a long private gated driveway with parking for several vehicles. The gardens are divided into defined areas. An apple orchard with sunken trampoline and will meadow provides a useful space for children away from the main garden. Enclosed by fencing and mature hedgerows boundaries, the main gardens are principally laid lawn and complimented by a paved terrace and well stocked flowering borders with a tropical theme, featuring a banana tree and a herb/vegetable pottage. Sleeper steps rise to woodland bed with wooden summerhouse with outstanding countryside views. In all, 0.68 of an acre.
An L-shaped detached double car port adjoins a single garage with double external doors and internal access to a workshop with power and light connected. The Annexe provides a flexible space offering a variety of potential of uses including annexe, office space or income generation opportunity. An open plan sitting room and kitchen provide access for a bedroom and shower room.
master bedroom with en-suite shower room
four further bedrooms family bathroom
detached double car port with attached garage and workshop. Detached self contained annexe with Sitting room/kitchenette
bedroom and bathroom. Delightful gardens with far reaching countryside views
in all 0.68 of an acre
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