House For Sale

College Farm, Back Lane, Epwell, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire

Guide price £695,000 Sold


A charming cottage with enchanting south facing gardens all within a peaceful location.

  • Sitting room
  • Dining room
  • Snug / study room
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast room, rear hall/boot room
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Shower room
  • 3 further bedrooms & family bathroom
  • Eating terrace
  • South facing garden & off road parking



Description
Epwell is a charming, peaceful north Oxfordshire Conservation village on the south Warwickshire borders in the North Cotswolds. The village has a parish church, a public house and a small private nursery school with a wider range of amenities found at Tysoe, the Sibfords and Bloxham. The market towns of Shipston on Stour, Chipping Norton and Banbury offer more extensive facilities. Local primary schools at Sibford Gower and Shenington with the Warriner Secondary School found in Bloxham. Mainline trains from Banbury to London (from 55 minutes) and connection onto the M40 Motorway at Junction 11 (Banbury) 9 miles and Junction 12 (Gaydon) 10 miles.


Accommodation
College Farm is situated on a quiet village lane in the heart of this popular village. Thought to date from the 17th Century, the property is Listed Grade II and constructed of local ironstone with a period brick rear extension under a newly thatched roof (2017/18). Features at the property include extensive beams, stone floors and some stone mullion windows.


The plank front door opens into the dining area with wood uprights dividing the main sitting room with a large inglenook fireplace housing a log burner. Stairs rise from a concealed staircase to the first floor.


A step leads down to a snug/study with flagstone floors and a log burner. Further steps lead down to the downstairs bedroom with a high ceiling and an adjacent shower room. From the back of the house is a high ceiling rear hall/boot room with a door to the garden. The kitchen has extensive Fired Earth floor and wall cupboards, a double ceramic sink and electric mini Aga with integrated hob. From here a doorway opens to a light breakfast room with French doors opening to the garden.


Upstairs, there are three further bedrooms with cupboards and attic access and a family bathroom with a shower.


Outside
The small front garden comprises an abundance of roses behind a picket fence and low box hedging. The principal garden is to the rear and is private, secure and south facing. Adjacent to the house is a wide cut stone eating terrace with a well and steps lead down to the lawn with various yew hedges and other trees with a shed in one corner. To the side of the house is off road parking for two cars.

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