Having been renovated to a very high standard and encompassing a sympathetic approach to the materials used, formerly a bakery and a butchers Beechways Cottage offers an uncluttered french chic approach ensuring character and elegance . The entrance porch gives access to the open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room area. A lovely light and spacious room which offers just the right balance of character features with the convenience of a bespoke kitchen fitted by local specialists Hunt Bespoke Kitchen & Interiors. Within the kitchen area there is a range of bespoke base level units; an Aga for cooking, integrated dishwasher and sink. The open plan nature of this room ensures the host is every bit included in dinner party conversation. To the alternative end of the room there is a Stovax multi-fuel burning stove and a lovely bay window ensuring a warmth and light. The sitting room is a lovely peaceful retreat with a central fireplace, panelled walls and numerous windows offering a lovely degree of light. In addition to the ground floor there is a laundry room with access to the garden and store beyond, as well as a cloakroom. To the first and second floors, the landing areas have exposed weathered floorboards with character wooden doors to the bedrooms with bespoke window shutters and an ornate fireplace in bedroom two. The bathroom is a peaceful retreat with a lovely feel of luxury offering a roll top character bath, high flush WC and a hand-wash basin incorporating an ornate French vanity unit. In addition there is a fully tiled shower cubicle. The second floor landing is open plan, making an ideal study or hobby area, from here there is access to the third bedroom with exposed ceiling beams, fireplace and skylight with a night cloakroom nearby. To the other end there is a hobby room with exposed ceiling beams and a chimney breast, an ideal room to be used as a buyer requires.
The property is situated within the heart of this village located to the north east of Banbury on the A361 Daventry Road. The village has an old centre together with a number of more modern properties. Within the village there are two public houses, a highly regarded local butcher and a primary school. The neighbouring town of Banbury offers a more comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities and supermarkets include Waitrose. There is also a mainline railway station to London Marylebone (under the hour). Located conveniently for access for Jet 11 of the M40, with Oxford (23 miles), Birmingham (43 miles) and London (78 miles). 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 property is situated within a lovely tucked away position behind gated access from the village road. The garden has been carefully designed to allow for variety and interest throughout the seasons. Divided into "rooms" the garden flows beautifully from the cottage and encompasses deep filled perennial borders with foxglove, lavender, David Austin roses, hydrangea and climbing wisteria. Intertwined with box hedging, the garden is walled offering a tranquil and private retreat. With attractive character block paving and a decked area there are points of interest to every corner you look as well as seating areas to enjoy the garden at different times of the day.
Open Plan Kitchen & Dining Room
Sitting Room With Fireplace
Bathroom With Roll Top Bath
Hobby/Loft Room (Restricted Access)
Beautiful Walled Garden