Horley, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15
£1,750,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
The property was extensively refurbished throughout in 2012 by the current owners to create a striking and well-appointed property, ideally suited to busy family life and entertaining.

Approached through stone piers along a 70-metre sweeping driveway and passing the manicured gardens, gives an inviting first impression of the house. However, the wow-factor happens when entering the property into a central grand entrance hall with a curved oak staircase, porcelain tiled floor and panelled doors leading off to all principal rooms.

There are three separate and flexible reception rooms each with beautiful views. The triple aspect drawing room features a hand cut stone fireplace and the dining room is a lovely formal entertaining space, whilst the study offers custom-made furniture. The Kitchen/breakfast room is light and spacious with views over the front gardens. It has a range of both oak and painted units complemented by granite work surfaces and a central island. Integrated appliances include an Aga, Miele dishwasher, wine cooler and fridge/freezer. A utility, shower room and boot room is adjacent to the kitchen with access to the garden and creates a practical storage area.

The bedrooms are well proportioned with fitted wardrobes, each accessed from a large galleried landing with space for a study or reading area. The en-suite shower room and family bathroom have been modernised.

Outside

The property is set within 9.71 acres of spectacular landscaped gardens with lush greenery and countryside surrounding. A gravelled horseshoe driveway sweeping past the house leads to a block paved hardstanding to the side of the property providing parking for several vehicles and leading to a detached triple garage beneath a pitched roof with three separate garage doors, power and light connected. The gardens are enclosed on all sides providing a safe and secure environment. The gardens are well-established with a variety of mature trees, shrubs and perennials, extensive lawned areas and a terrace to the rear. In addition, the garden features a timber office, summerhouse, large greenhouse and two garden sheds. Beyond the area of formal gardens, the boundaries for the property extend to include two fields, enclosed by post and rail fencing, overlooking adjacent farmland. In all 9.71 acres.

pSituation

The property enjoys an elevated semi-rural and secluded position between the two villages of Horley and Hornton with spectacular views over landscaped gardens, paddocks and countryside beyond.

Horley is situated to the north-west of Banbury and is a traditional conservation village. Local shopping and mainline railway station (London Marylebone) can be found at Banbury with access to the M40 (J11) and (J12) Gaydon giving access to London and Birmingham. Local leisure activities include Spiceball Leisure Centre, Bannatynes Health & Fitness with Tadmarton Heath Golf Club with horse racing at Stratford and Warwick. Schooling includes a wide range of State, Grammar and Private Schools in the local area.

Additional Information

The property has planning permission (granted in September 2021) for a single storey extension designed as self-contained ancillary accommodation. Plans are available for inspection upon request and can be viewed on the Cherwell District Council planning portal using the reference number - 21/02420/F

01295 367838

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