The civil parish of Shenington with Alkerton comprises the connecting villages of Alkerton and Shenington. This extremely popular location has a well renowned primary school, 'The Bell' gastro-pub, parish church, village hall, attractive village green and Doctors surgery with pharmacy. Situated in the foothills of the Cotswolds, it is approximately 6 miles west of nearby market town of Banbury offering regular, direct line railway services to London Marylebone (54 mins) and Birmingham (49 mins). There is a thriving social community in the village with numerous clubs and groups, including a cricket club, book club, social committee, yoga classes and an annual BBQ on the village green, the 'Shenfest' music and literary festival and church fete amongst many events. There is a range of excellent schools in the area, including Tudor Hall, Bloxham School and Sibford School, and the village lies within catchment for three grammar schools at Stratford upon Avon and Alcester. The property is situated about 10 miles from Soho Farmhouse at Great Tew, 14 miles from Chipping Norton, 16 miles from Stratford Upon Avon and 34 miles from Oxford.
Mullinahogie is believed to date back to the 17th century and oozes period charm. Built from local Hornton stone, it is found on a no-through lane in a peaceful and secluded edge of village location. There is a large garden of over quarter of an acre laid to lawn with stunning views across the surrounding countryside.
The accommodation is spacious and well laid out. A large reception hall with Aga leads to a useful utility room and quietly situated study. Adjacent is the inviting sitting room, the hub of the house with high wood beamed ceilings, parquet flooring, leaded light windows and feature fireplace with wood-burning stove. The recently added large, light kitchen/breakfast room with electric Aga, Fired Earth tiles and views over surrounding countryside, has bi-fold doors opening onto one of the two garden terraces. Adjacent to the sitting room is the family room. The bedrooms are laid out over two floors with the master bedroom, two additional dual aspect double bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor. The second floor provides an additional double bedroom and shower room.
Grounds and gardens
The gardens offer a large lawn area, two tiered entertaining terraces, a variety of semi-mature trees and fruit trees, a large garden shed and fruit garden. There is plenty of off-street parking at the property.
House For SaleMullinahogie, Well Lane, Alkerton, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX15
Guide price £800,000
Beautiful period family home with versatile accommodation set on the edge of the highly sought-after village of Alkerton.
- Reception hall, sitting room, family room
- Kitchen/breakfast room, utility room
- Study, cloakroom
- Three first floor double bedrooms, bathroom
- Second floor double bedroom, shower room
- Attractive landscaped gardens
- Off-street parking
- End of a no-through road location
- Peaceful yet thriving village
- In all about 0.274 acre