House For Sale1, The Square, Swalcliffe, Banbury, Oxfordshire
Guide price £595,000 Sold
A charming period property with abundant character and charm with detached annexe
- Refurbished and modernised it to a very high standard throughout whilst still retaining original period features
- Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining room, Sitting room, Utility room
- Downstairs shower room
- Two first floor bedrooms, Family bathroom
- Two second floor bedrooms
- Detached self contained annexe: bedroom, sitting/dining room, kitchen, shower room
- Enclosed rear garden
- Chain free
Swalcliffe is an attractive small village, with many period Hornton stone properties, approximately 5 miles west of Banbury. Within the village there is a Parish Church, The Stags Head, a popular traditional inn dating from the 16th Century, a village hall and a superb Grade I listed 14th Century Tithe Barn (now a museum). There is also a newly opened woodland play park. Surrounded by beautiful and unspoilt rolling countryside, Swalcliffe lies on the edge of the Cotswolds, with a good network of public rights of way in the area.
The nearby villages of Sibford Ferris and Sibford Gower, approximately 2 miles away, provide further amenities including a village shop and public house. Swalcliffe lies within the catchment area for the Warriner Secondary School at Bloxham. There is also a boarding school, Swalcliffe Park School, for boys with special educational needs. Local schools include Primary at Sibford Gower, a preparatory school St. John's Priory (Banbury), The Croft (Stratford) and private schools at Sibford Quaker School with dyslexic unit (mixed co-ed), Bloxham (co-ed) and Tudor Hall (girls). Soho Farmhouse is approximately 8 miles away.
From Banbury there is also a mainline railway station to London Marylebone (around 54 mins) and Junction 11 of the M40 motorway.
1 The Square is a semi-detached local stone home full of character. It is situated at the end of a no-through road. The current owners have fully refurbished and modernised it to a high standard throughout whilst still retaining original period features. The detached self-contained annexe is a real feature, which could be used for additional family accommodation or an ideal building to work from home.
The entrance hall leads to a dual aspect sitting room, with beamed ceiling and a large inglenook fireplace with woodburner.
The kitchen/breakfast room has an adjoining dining area, with quartz worktops and a good range of bespoke units, including a full size larder cupboard. An adjacent utility room provides access to the garden. Completing the ground floor is a well fitted shower room. Stairs lead to two bedrooms. The master bedroom overlooks the garden. The second bedroom has a good range of built in wardrobes. The family bathroom has a freestanding bath and large walk-in shower.
On the second floor the good sized landing leads to two further bedrooms, one with a built in storage cupboard.
The current owners have converted the detached stone building in the garden into a fabulous self-contained annexe, comprising a bedroom, with vaulted ceiling, with adjacent shower room. The sitting/dining room has a well fitted compact kitchen area, with oven, dishwasher and wine fridge.
The rear garden is fully enclosed with a lawned area and borders. There is a garden room/conservatory providing a perfect place to relax.