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Castle Farmhouse, Overthorpe, Overthorpe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire

Guide price £795,000 Sold

Listed period house with views and outbuildings offering great potential subject to obtaining the required consents.

  • Pretty Listed former farmhouse
  • Edge of village
  • Views over the Cherwell valley
  • Flagstone floors, beams and other period features
  • Potential to incorporate a two storey barn or other uses (STPP)
  • Ample car parking
  • Large attic rooms with potential
  • Private walled gardens
  • Small orchard
  • House 3,600 sq ft, barn 1,431 sq ft
  • 0.6 acres

Overthorpe is a popular village situated on the borders of South Northamptonshire and North Oxfordshire, in a Conservation Area close to both the market town of Banbury and the thriving village of Middleton Cheney. The property has excellent access to M40 motorway at junction 11. There is a regular rail service to London Marylebone from Banbury in approximately 55 minutes. The village is well placed for local and independent schools at all levels. Preparatory schools include Carrdus (about 1 mile) and Winchester House (Brackley). Public schools nearby include Bloxham, Stowe and Tudor Hall. Other schools include a C of E primary school and Chenderit secondary school, both in Middleton Cheney.

Castle Farmhouse is a handsome Grade II Listed farmhouse with the benefit of a range of useful outbuildings situated in a convenient location close to both Banbury and the M40 motorway. The property is now ripe for updating (subject to the required permissions) and offers a fantastic opportunity for families wishing to stamp their own mark on a new home with potential to extend the accommodation into the barn and attic rooms.

This period house has many unique period features such as an attractive built-in dresser in the dining room and some lovely picture windows. Other features include flagstone floors, exposed beams and stonework, inglenook fireplaces and wood panelling.

Gardens and grounds
Castle Farmhouse is approached over a drive to a large gravelled courtyard with plenty of private parking and access to the garage. From here there is a lawn area and beautiful southerly views of the surrounding countryside and over the Cherwell Valley. On the other side of the outbuildings there is a private walled garden and an archway through to a small orchard area and the front of the house.

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