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Dating back in part approximately 300 years with an early Victorian facade, the property is once believed to have formed part of the Farnborough Estate.
Typical of the Victorian era the property provides much character including sash windows, tall ceilings and light spacious rooms with deep skirting boards. There are feature fireplaces with log burners to the reception rooms and the kitchen is fitted with an Aga. The property tastefully combines character with all the convenience of modern family living.
A spacious entrance hallway with a wooden floor which extends to the sitting room, gives access to all ground floor accommodation. The sitting room features a light open space and is complemented by a partially glazed pitched roof, hand cut stone open fireplace with log burner and double doors lead to the garden on two sides. The kitchen is a large room ideal for entertaining and features a gas fired Aga, a fireplace with a wood burner, wooden flooring, built in units with stone work surfaces, Fired Earth sink and two freestanding Fired Earth dressers. A cellar with two chambers and a brick floor provides storage and a fitted utility/boot room houses the gas boiler and pressurised water cylinder.
There are five bedrooms over the first and second floors. The master bedroom and guest bedroom both have en-suite shower rooms each fitted with ‘Fired Earth’ white suites including a shower cubicle, there is a second guest suite with an en-suite bathroom. The large family bathroom incorporates a cast iron roll top bath. The second floor attic bedroom features exposed purlins and rafters.
Linked to the main house, the annexe provides self contained accommodation which comprises a sitting/dining room, kitchen, first floor bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen is fitted with appliances and base and eye level units. A slate floor extends throughout the ground floor and a staircase leads from the sitting room to the first floor. The bedroom features an exposed brick gable wall incorporating purlins and the bathroom has a white suite which includes a P-shaped bath with shower over. The annexe has been previously let generating an income of £700 per calendar month.
Farnborough is located to the north of Banbury on the border of Oxfordshire and Warwickshire off the A423 Southam Road. The village is made up predominately of older property some of which belong to the National Trust, including Farnborough Hall with its grounds and lake. Within the village there is a Parish Church and "The Kitchen" which is an award winning Gastro pub/restaurant. Further amenities can be found at Leamington, Warwick and Stratford. The property is also well situated for access to both the M40 motorway (Jct 11 Banbury) and M1 (Jct 16 Northampton, and Oxford). Train services from Banbury (London/Marylebone – approx. 52 minutes) and Milton Keynes. Birmingham Airport is within easy reach via the M40.
Primary school at Fenny Compton. Comprehensive at Kineton. Grammar School at Stratford. Preparatory Schools at St Johns Priory (Banbury) and The Croft (Stratford). Public/private schools at Princethorpe Bloxham, Tudor Hall, Warwick and Sibford. Train service to London Marylebone (50 minutes at peak time) from Banbury. Connection to the M40 motorway at Gaydon (Jct 12) is approximately 4 miles and Banbury (Jct 11).
The property is set back from the road and is entered via a double gated entrance giving access to a gravelled driveway with circular turning area and provides parking for several vehicles. From the driveway a box hedged lined pathway leads to the main front entrance with a separate entrance to the annexe. Enclosed by fencing, the rear gardens are principally laid to lawn and complemented by a variety of mature trees and deep shrub borders.
5 Bedrooms (main house)
1 Bedroom Self Contained Annexe
Established Mature Grounds in all 1.07 acres.
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