Blenheim, Croughton, Brackley, Northamptonshire, NN13

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Attractive detached period home extended by the current owners, now providing excellent family accommodation with character features throughout. The property which is situated on the edge of this sought after village benefits from a good size plot extending to 0.428 of an acre. The well planned accommodation includes a reception hall with exposed timbers, stone fire place, window seats and stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboard below. Drawing room with beamed ceiling, window seats, feature fireplace of reclaimed brick and engineered board style floor boards, separate formal dining room again with engineered board style floor boards, snug/sitting room with fire place, cupboards and shelving, TV aerial point plus concealed gas boiler. There is a superb kitchen/dining/living space at the rear of the property including a bespoke Hunts kitchen with a range of base and wall units, ample granite work tops, island unit with built in electric fan oven and breakfast bar, gas 'Aga' with electric domino ceramic hob set into the granite work top beside it, a double Belfast sink, pantry, under floor heating and double doors onto the terrace and rear garden. Also on the ground floor there is a very useful utility/ boot room also fitted with 'Hunts' bespoke hand made solid wooden units and wooden worktops and large airing cupboard. Downstairs cloakroom. WC with storage cupboard. The kitchen, utility, hall, WC and rear lobby all feature Flagstone effect tiled flooring. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom including a P shaped bath with power shower over, vanity unit and low level WC. There are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom with P shaped bath, power shower, pedestal wash basin and low level WC.

Viewing strongly recommended to appreciate this lovely home.

Situation

Croughton is a delightful rural village situated close to the borders of Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire. Blenheim Croft is located on the edge of the village which offers a range of facilities including the Co-op, tea-rooms, public House, primary school, nursery, village hall & playing fields and play park. Further facilities can be found close by in Brackley, Banbury and Bicester whilst access to the M40 can be accessed at Junction 10 giving links to Birmingham and Heathrow Airport. Main line train stations providing an excellent service to London are available from Bicester North, Bicester Village and Banbury.

The area is well served for schools including Croughton All Saints primary school in the village and Magdalen College in Brackley. Independent schools include preparatory at Winchester House (Brackley), Carrdus (Overthorpe), Beachborough (Westbury), and St Lukes (Banbury), with senior independent schools including Tudor Hall and Bloxham School (both Bloxham) and Stowe School. There are also bus services from the village to the independent schools in Oxford.

Leisure activities in the area include numerous public footpaths and bridleways leading from the village, golf at Cherwell and Whittlebury Park; motor racing at Silverstone plus the renowned Bicester Village retail park is within easy reach.

Outside

A five bar gate gives you access to the side of the property where there is a gravel drive providing off road parking for several vehicles. The large rear garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs, raised stone beds, climbing plants, two attractive terraced areas and several other seating areas located around the garden. There is a garden cabin with views over the garden including a kitchenette and shower room which would make an ideal home office or studio, greenhouse, stone built store with light and power, garden shed and a recently refurbished 1920's summerhouse which is currently used as an art studio. There is ample space to provide a large vegetable garden should you wish and a spring well in the front garden.

Additional Information

Council Tax Band F

Gas Fired Heating.

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