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Woodlands Cottage`, Overthorpe, Overthorpe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire

Guide price £479,000

A pretty, well-presented cottage in a small popular village

  • Dining hall with inglenook
  • Sitting room with beams
  • Good sized kitchen breakfast room
  • Small study, Cloakroom, Utility room
  • Cellar
  • Three bedrooms, Bedroom 4/study
  • Family bathroom
  • Walled rear garden


Overthorpe is located on the east side of the Cherwell Valley on the borders of South Northamptonshire and North Oxfordshire. Woodlands is situated in the Conservation Area on a quiet access-only village lane. Many young families reside within this popular village. 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. Soho Farmhouse is 25 minutes away. Local amenities are found at Middleton Cheney including a doctor’s surgery, pharmacy, mini supermarket, pub 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.


Woodlands is an attractive semi-detached brick cottage, full of character and charm, with many period features, and larger than expected accommodation, having been extended to the rear with rooms on three floors. The house has been stylishly decorated by the current owner. The dining hall has flagstone floors with a log burner set in an inglenock fireplace – stairs rising to the first floor and a door to the cellar. A small step rises to the sitting room with an open fireplace. To the rear is a lovely kitchen breakfast room with French doors to the garden and vaulted ceiling. To one end are extensive floor, wall and built in cupboards with a Belfast sink, quartz stone worktops, oven with gas hob, and a feature Rayburn set in a small recess. There is a small study and utility room with cloakroom leading off the kitchen breakfast room.

On the first floor are two double bedrooms and a well fitted bathroom with rolled top bath, window seat and airing cupboard. Stairs rise to bedroom 3 with extensive storage which leads through to bedroom 4/study room. All rooms of the house boast beamed and high ceilings.

The private rear garden is west facing and comprises an eating terrace which enjoys the sunlight throughout the day. A raised lawn with herbaceous borders and a garden shed.

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