Balscote, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15
£950,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Constructed of local ironstone beneath a slate roof, the property successfully combines period features, including exposed beams and stonework, with stylish modern interiors.

A light and generous hallway creates a welcoming entrance. The spacious sitting room features exposed beams, a stone chimney with wood burning stove and window seats. This room opens to a light playroom area with a glazed lantern roof. The separate dining room features bi-folding doors into the hallway and double doors into the kitchen. This area could be opened up to provide a practical and spacious entertaining space. The kitchen/breakfast room has been modernised and fitted with stylish units and a large central island is complemented by Quartz work surfaces and integrated appliances. There is also space for a table and door onto the courtyard. Accessed from the kitchen and the side courtyard is a useful utility room.

A separate wing to the house provides flexible bedroom accommodation. The principal bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room and doors onto a south facing terrace. A second double bedroom (with in-built cupboards) also has doors onto the terrace. There are a further two bedrooms and a stylish, recently fitted family bathroom.

Outside

Set behind a gated entrance, the property benefits from a private gravel driveway with a parking area for several cars, leading to a detached double garage. There is a separate workshop/store to the rear and a detached log cabin, which could be used as an office/annexe fitted with a kitchenette, wood burning oven and shower room.

The south facing gardens and grounds extend to about 1.59 acres and flanked by a stream on one side and area of woodland. To the side and rear of the property, there is a paved terrace courtyard over-looking the mature, landscaped gardens. Leading from the garden is a fenced paddock including an orchard with area of woodland to the side.

pSituation

Balscote is a small and well-considered village on the borders of North Oxfordshire and South Warwickshire. The village offers a local public house (The Butchers Arms), village hall and 14th Century Church. More facilities can be found in Banbury and Chipping Norton, or further afield at Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa. Excellent communication links on to the M40 at J11 (Banbury) or M40 at J12 (Gaydon) 6 and 10 miles respectively. Mainline train services from Banbury to London Marylebone (under the hour). Schooling in the area includes primary schools at Wroxton, North Newington and Shenington, with senior state schooling at North Oxfordshire Academy and The Warriner, Bloxham. Local independent schools include St Johns Priory (Banbury), Carrdus (Overthorpe), Sibford School (Sibford Ferris), Warwick Prep, Kings High (Warwick), Warwick School, Bloxham School and Tudor Hall Girls (Bloxham). The property is also in the catchment area for the Stratford-upon-Avon Grammar Schools.

Entrance Hall

Sitting Room

Dining Room

Kitchen Breakfast Room

Main Bedroom

Ensuite Bathroom

Three Further Bedrooms

Family Bathroom

Double Garage & workshop

Gardens & Grounds approx to 1.59 acres

Log Cabin office/annex

Utility Room

Cloakroom

Additional Information

All services are connected to the property with the exception of gas. Heating is via an oil fired boiler serving domestic heating and hot water via radiators

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