South Newington is a popular Conservation village situated between the market towns of Chipping Norton and Banbury in undulating Oxfordshire countryside, close to the north Cotswolds. The village has a public house with restaurant, parish church, a village hall and is centred around the Pole-Axe which is a popular play park. More specialised facilities can be found nearby at Bloxham including doctor, dental and veterinary surgeries and mini supermarket. Local primary schools can be found at Bloxham, Great Tew and Deddington with secondary schools at the Warriner (Bloxham) and Chipping Norton. Prep schools at Kitebrook (Moreton in Marsh), Carrdus (Overthorpe) and St John's Priory (Banbury). Public schools include Bloxham School, Tudor Hall and there are bus services from Deddington to all the Oxford schools. Excellent walking countryside with a network of footpaths from the village. From Banbury there is a frequent rail service to London Marylebone (approx 54 mins) with access to the M40 (J11). Only 4 miles from Soho Farmhouse.
Holm Cottage is an attractive well presented detached Grade II Listed village house with parts dating back to 1661. Constructed of local ironstone under a tile roof, the property is situated in a slightly elevated position on a quiet no through lane in this popular village.
The front door opens to the dining room, centred around a solid cast iron wood burner, with beams and French doors to the rear garden. Steps lead to a study area with a wide window overlooking the garden. In the drawing room is an inglenook fireplace with an open fire under a copper hood with windows with seats either side. The kitchen breakfast room has a blue Hornton stone floor with extensive newly fitted floor units under a Quartz stone worktop incorporating a stainless steel Stoves cooking range. There's a built in larder cupboard and a sunny breakfast sitting area. A door leads past the cloakroom with steps down to a useful garage/barn including utility area, freezer space and partitioning for log store and other such storage. Sliding doors open from this area to the front of the house.
Upstairs on the first floor, are three light good sized double bedrooms, all with built-in cupboards. Off the landing, with a reading area, there is a well-fitted bathroom and a shower room. Further stairs rise up to the fourth bedroom/study with under eaves storage on the second floor.
The rear south facing garden is slightly elevated with access from the side of the house and comprises a brick/block terrace under a Medlar tree and a small fish pond with a water feature. There is an attractive climbing wisteria running along the back of the house with steps leading up to a small lawn area with well stocked herbaceous borders.
House For SaleHolm Cottage, Moor Lane, South Newington, Banbury, Oxfordshire
Guide price £695,000 Sold
A characterful and well presented village house with light accommodation in a desirable village
- An attractive well presented detached Grade II Listed village house
- Dining room, Study, Drawing room
- Well fitted kitchen/breakfast room, Cloakroom
- Useful barn/utility room
- Four bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower room
- Cottage garden including small lawn and block brick terrace