House For SaleSt Brides, Overthorpe, Overthorpe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire
Guide price £675,000 Sold
A well-presented Listed village house with a super garden and separate work from home office
- Sitting room
- Living kitchen with breakfast and family areas
- Utility room
- Four bedrooms (one en-suite shower room)
- Family bathroom
- Lovely walled gardens
- Eating terrace
- Off-road parking
- Useful annexe/home office
Overthorpe is situated on the east side of the Cherwell Valley on the borders of South Northamptonshire and North Oxfordshire. St. Brides is situated in the Conservation Area on a quiet access-only village lane. Overthorpe is close to the market town of Banbury and the thriving village of Middleton Cheney. Excellent access to the M40 motorway, junction 11. Regular rail services to London Marylebone from Banbury (approximately 54 minutes). Services also to the north (Birmingham and Warwick). Convenient for local commercial centres including Banbury, Bicester and Oxford.
Local amenities are found at Middleton Cheney including a doctor’s surgery, pharmacy, mini supermarket and veterinary practice. Well placed for local and independent schools at all levels. Prep schools include Carrdus (about one mile), Winchester House (Brackley) St. Johns Priory (Banbury) and Beachborough (Westbury). Public schools nearby include Bloxham, Stowe and Tudor Hall. Local schools include C of E Primary School and Chenderit Secondary School, both in Middleton Cheney.
St Brides is an attractive charming 17th Century semi-detached cottage, styled to a high standard combining period features with modern-day living. The well-proportioned accommodation is set over three floors with lovely views over the garden and outside eating terrace.
A flagstone central hallway leads to a double aspect sitting room with window shutters and a stone fireplace (gas connection) and bespoke oak floor. The snug has a large inglenook and front window with seat and shutters. The kitchen has a travertine floor and wall cupboards with a stable door opening to the garden. There is a larder, Belfast sink with a pleasant outlook to the outside. The breakfast area has under floor heating and forms part of the open plan living/kitchen with patio doors opening into the garden. At the end, a door opens to the utility room with a further door to the garden and a cloakroom. From the inner hall, are steps leading down to a dry cellar.
There is planning permission to extend the kitchen/breakfast area and to install a bathroom on the top floor. There is also a flying freehold over part of the cellar.
Approached by a circular staircase, is the first floor accommodation comprising a good size, well fitted family bathroom, two double bedrooms, one with double aspect, fitted cupboards and an en-suite shower room. The second floor has a vaulted ceiling with exposed A frames and comprises two further bedrooms.
Grounds and gardens
The pretty garden is private, south facing and principally laid to lawn surrounded by flower and herbaceous borders. There is a stone entertaining terrace adjacent to the kitchen and a gated gravelled off-road parking area. Situated in the far corner is an extremely useful, flexible timber annexe ideal for working from home or providing extra occasional bedroom use with plumbing and electric heating.