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Myrtle Cottage, Sibford Road, Epwell, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Guide price £295,000 Sold


A charming detached period cottage with great potential

  • Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • Sitting room with inglenook fireplace
  • Two first floor bedrooms
  • Ground floor bathroom
  • Substantial stone outbuilding
  • Large cottage garden of 0.13 acre
  • Potential for improvement and extension
  • Good parking area
  • Desirable village
  • Period features throughout
  • Chain free



Situation
Epwell is a rural village located in attractive undulating north Oxfordshire countryside on the edge of the Cotswolds. The village has a well-regarded public house, The Chandlers Arms, a nursery school, parish church and village hall with many period stone properties.


Local facilities can be found close-by in the neighbouring villages of Sibford Gower and Tysoe, including village stores. More extensive retail, recreational and cultural amenities are found in the nearby market towns of Banbury & Shipston on Stour. Local primary schools are at Shenington and Sibford.


Rail connections are close by at Banbury with a train service to London Marylebone (54 min on peak service). The M40 Motorway can be accessed at J11 (Banbury) and J12 (Gaydon)
for the north.


Description
Myrtle Cottage is a charming detached property in the desirable village of Epwell.


The property has been in the same family ownership for many years and now offers an opportunity for potential extension (subject to necessary planning consents), or indeed would benefit from some general updating to provide a delightful village home.


The entrance hallway leads to the good sized kitchen/breakfast room, with ceiling beams and a large inglenook fireplace (closed). A door leads to the rear garden. The sitting room has a large inglenook fireplace with woodburner. The bathroom is on the ground floor. On the first floor there are two bedrooms, and a very useful floor hatch above the stairs to the back bedroom provides access for furniture.


Gardens and grounds
In the rear garden there is a useful detached stone outbuilding. that has the potential to either be incorporated into the main house (with planning permission) or alternatively be transformed into an ideal home office/studio.


The garden is mainly laid to lawn with stone walls, mature planting and a fruit tree. There is off-street parking to the side of the cottage.

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