A MATURE, NON-ESTATE VILLAGE HOME ON ABOUT ¼ ACRE, ADJOINING FARMLAND TO THE REAR.
HALL, SITTING ROOM, KITCHEN, GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM, THREE BEDROOMS, FIRST FLOOR CLOAKROOM, DOUBLE GLAZING, OIL-FIRED CENTRAL HEATING, GARAGE, LARGE GARDENS.
An excellently presented and much improved semi-detached house enjoying an excellent non-estate setting on the edge of this small village, adjoining farmland to the rear. The property in particular benefits from delightful gardens with an overall plot size approaching ¼ of an acre. The present owner has further enhanced the property, replacing the fireplace, in the Sitting Room, using hand made reclaimed bricks, adding a stone hearth and a wood burning stove. Subject to the granting of any necessary Consents, the property has ample scope for enlargement, given the generous width of its plot.
The small village of Farnborough, well known for the National Trust Farnborough Hall, has a public house/restaurant, village hall and day nursery. A wider range of facilities, including a primary school, will be found at nearby Fenny Compton and a comprehensive range of shopping, social and business facilities in Banbury, about six miles to the south. There are junctions on the M40 motorway at both Banbury and Gaydon to the north.
Directions: From Banbury take the A423 Southam Road for approximately five miles turning left where sign-posted to Farnborough and Farnborough Hall (National Trust). Upon entering the village turn right and then follow the road through, passing the village hall on your left, until the house will be found on the left.
The Accommodation is arranged as follows:
UPVC double glazed front door to:
ENTRANCE HALL: Radiator. Small paned glazed door to:
SITTING ROOM: 14´6" x 13´. Double glazed front aspect window. Double radiator. Reclaimed brick fireplace with wood burner and oak mantle over and fitted shelves to sides. Coved ceiling. Oak laminate floor. Large walk in understairs storage cupboard, with window to side and housing a Boulter oil fired central heating boiler.
From the sitting room a small paned glazed door leads through to:
KITCHEN: 10´ plus recess x 9´9". Fitted in range of beige faced furniture comprising floor standing cupboards and drawers with matching eye level cabinets. Inset one and a half bowl sink. Fitted filter hood over cooker space. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Radiator. Ceramic tiled splash backs. Recessed area with light and cupboard. Stone tiled effect vinyl floor. Rear aspect window overlooking garden towards fields beyond. Door to:
REAR LOBBY: Double glazed uPVC door to outside. Wood effect vinyl floor and door to:
BATHROOM: Suite of WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit and panelled bath with handgrips. Tiled splash backs. Radiator. Wood effect vinyl floor. Electric extractor fan.
From the hall an enclosed staircase rises with flank window to:
BEDROOM 3: 9´10" x 7´7". Radiator. Trap to roof space. Telephone point. Rear aspect window looking across garden towards field behind.
From the half landing stairs rise a further easy flight to:
CLOAKROOM: Suite of WC and wash hand basin. Radiator. Electric extractor fan.
BEDROOM 1: 14´7" x 10´3". Radiator. Double glazed front aspect window with views across village towards open countryside. Built in hanging cupboard.
BEDROOM 2: 9´10" x 9´10". Rear aspect window with views over garden. Radiator. Airing cupboard with cylinder.
OUTSIDE: As previously mentioned, the overall plot size extends to almost a quarter of an acre.
The front garden is laid to well tended lawn with borders and pathway, bounded to the front by a low hedge with wrought iron gates giving to a shingled driveway which leads, via a gated brick archway, to the side of the house up here is a further lawned garden with herbaceous bed and a useful TIMBER GARDEN STORE, together with a concrete hard standing area to the front of the:
GARAGE: 14´ x 8´. Of pre-cast construction with up and over door.
The main garden lies to the rear of the house with a paved patio abutting set below a low planter wall beyond which are areas of lawn dissected by a pathway. To one side is a soft fruit cage and a small kitchen garden enclosed by a low horn beam hedge, whilst in the rear corner are terraced beds, retained by old railway sleepers being covered in wood chippings, for ease of maintenance, the upper level being a gravelled sitting area.
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