Situated within this highly sought after and picturesque setting, a rare opportunity to purchase this handsome Hornton stone character cottage dating from c1850. Having been thoughtfully and lovingly updated and maintained by the current owners, the property offers an unrivalled level of charm in every room you view and offers a wonderful level of character and yet the ease to live and enjoy the modern creature comforts.
The sitting room is a lovely peaceful room, a place to sit and relax from the rigours of the day. The dining hall is an open plan area with a flagstone floor and an ideal entertaining area for when friends and family visit. Leading through to the rear of the property the kitchen/breakfast room offers a range of handmade wooden units and affords a concentration of light with views to the garden. In addition there is access to the utility room, pantry and to the garden room which is a lovely room to sit in come rain or shine with double doors out to the garden. Upstairs there are three bedrooms and are all well-proportioned with just the right mix of quaint cottage charm and yet the practicalities of built-in wardrobes and living space. To the ground floor there is a bathroom and to the first floor a stunning shower room with modern fittings throughout.
The undulating countryside around Epwell is typical of this part of the western side of the county. There is an old mill house which stands outside the village, in addition there are thatched cottages and a little green near a fjord. Epwell Hill looms 700ft above the village. The village lies sheltered below Orchard Hill and Epwell Hill with a road running down into it from Sibford Heath. The village offers a local public house and church. More comprehensive facilities can be found in the nearby town of Banbury to include the Castle Quay Shopping Centre and Spiceball Park Leisure Centre and twice weekly market. With access to Junction 11 of the M40, with Oxford (23 miles), Birmingham (43 miles) and London (78 miles). There are regular trains from Banbury to London Marylebone in under an hour (55 mins), Birmingham Snow Hill (55 mins) and Oxford City Centre in under 20 mins. Birmingham International airport is 42 miles away. Surrounding areas of interest include the Soho Farmhouse and the Cotswolds town of Chipping Norton, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwick, Leamington Spa and Oxford.
The rear garden offers a private retreat and has been planned specifically for ease of maintenance. Divided between carefully planned seating areas and paving, the garden is an ideal entertaining area and is complemented by perennial flower and shrub borders providing interest and colour throughout the seasons. To the side there is a bin store, an outdoor BBQ and access to the front. To the front of the property there is parking and garage, the Worcester boiler is housed within.
Beautiful features within the property include and Inglenook fireplace & bread oven, exposed ceiling beams, flagstone floors, two wood burning stoves, exposed wooden flooring, window seats and a Victorian lamp post within the garden.
3 Well Propertioned Bedrooms
Sitting Room With Inglenook Fireplace
Dining Hall With Flagstone Floor
Kitchen & Breakfast Room
Utility Room & Pantry
Modern Shower Room
Charming And Private Rear Garden
Garage & Parking