About this property

TENURE: Freehold

A pretty character cottage believed to date back to before 1790. Sympathetically enhanced, it offers a lovely balance of character features and quality modern day appliances, making an ideal full time residence, weekend retreat or holiday cottage. The sitting room is a lovely open plan room with a fireplace and multi fuel burning stove with mantle above. There are exposed ceiling beams, a stone wall and from here there is access through to the kitchen/dining room and stairs rise to the first floor. Offering a quality deVol Shaker Kitchen with granite worktops and a range of eye and base level units. Smeg integral appliances include a dishwasher, fridge and a Rayburn that controls the heating and hot water as well as cooking. In addition there is a pantry cupboard and a stable door to the garden. To the first floor the bedrooms are both doubles, again with character beams and exposed stone wall, the master bedroom has open views to the front. The bathroom offers a modern white Villeroy & Boch suite with panel enclosed bath with shower above, low level wc and handwash basin, there is a Velux roof light above and heated towel rail.

Fenny Compton lies to the north of Banbury at the foot of the Burton Dassett hills Country Park. In the village there is a primary school, parish church, chapel, village hall (with post-office), supermarket (with ATM), hairdresser & doctors surgery/dispensary as well as the Merrie Lion public house, all within walking distance of the property. The Oxford Canal and Marina are approximately a mile away. The market town of Banbury, with its major supermarkets and two shopping centres, hotels, rail and coach stations, cinema and sports centre, is approximately 11 miles away. Historic Warwick and Stratford upon Avon and the renowned Cotswolds are all approximately 20 miles away. Rail transport from Banbury to London Marylebone (52 mins) and Birmingham New Street (43 mins), as well as quick access to the M40 at Gaydon (Jct 12) and Banbury (Jct 11) which enables commuting to Birmingham, East Midlands and Heathrow Airports.

The rear garden is accessed via the kitchen onto a decking area with steps up to the main garden. The garden is mostly lawn with a pathway that gives access to the off road parking. With perennial flower and shrub borders and carefully planned seating areas the garden catches the sunlight throughout the day. A summerhouse offers light and power as well as plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. It is currently in need of improvement or replacement, this is for the buyer to action.

2 Double Bedrooms

Sitting Room With Fireplace & Stove

deVol Shaker Kitchen/Dining Room


Enclosed & Private Garden

Off Road Parking

Character Features

Oil Fired Heating

Mostly Double Glazed Throughout

No Onward Chain

Energy Performance Certificate


Agent details

Hamptons International Banbury

  • 44 Market Place
  • Banbury
  • Oxon
  • OX16 5NW
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