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4 bedroom house for sale
Highcroft, Upper Boddington, Northamptonshire
- 4 bedrooms
- 3 reception rooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Detached double garage
- Gardens and terrace
Upper Boddington is a popular village situated in undulating South Northamptonshire countryside close to the borders of North Oxfordshire and South Warwickshire.
Locally known as 'The Boddingtons', Upper and Lower, they are believed to date back to the Doomsday Book, although the spelling has changed over the years.
The thriving community of Upper Boddington offers an extensive range of local amenities including: - play group and primary school, The Plough public house, church, Methodist chapel and village hall.
The nearby market town of Daventry provides for additional everyday requirements, (Waitrose), with the larger centres of Banbury, Leamington Spa and Warwick offering more extensive facilities.
Communication links with M40 (J11) Banbury, about 10 miles for the south or M40 (J12) Gaydon for the north. Mainline trains include:- Banbury to London/Marylebone (from 70 minutes) and Milton Keynes London/Euston (from 35 minutes), or Leamington Spa to Birmingham and the North.
Independent schools include prep schools; Bilton Grange (Dunchurch), Winchester House, (Brackley) Arnold Lodge (Leamington), Quainton House, (Northampton) and senior; Princethorpe (nr Leamington), Warwick (boys) and Kings High (girls) (Warwick) Rugby, Bloxham and Stowe Schools as well as Lawrence Sherrif Grammar School (boys) Rugby.
Sporting and cultural activities in the area include horse racing at Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick; golf at Staverton and Hellidon Lakes Country Club (including gym, indoor pool and 10 pin bowling); Theatre at Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon; polo at Southam.
Highcroft enjoys a quiet pleasant spot in the village set back from the lane in an elevated position.
Constructed in 1991 of stone and brick under a pitched tile roof, the property is presented in very good order throughout.
The property has been recently upgraded and benefits from a recently refitted oak kitchen which offers a range of integrated appliances including dishwasher, range cooker, fridge and freezer.
From the reception hall with solid oak flooring, doors lead to the principal reception rooms overlooking the rear garden and terrace.
Sitting room with oak flooring and bay window to the front aspect, French doors lead out to the terrace. The focal point of this room is the lovely brick fireplace housing a wood burner.
Dining room again with oak flooring and French doors leading to the garden. Study with picture window overlooking the garden and benefits from a range of built in shelved cupboards and desk.
To the first floor there are four good size bedrooms. Built in storage to the principal bedroom and bedroom two.
Large en-suite with double shower and bath, range of built in cupboards and blue granite work tops.
To the front of the property there is parking and access to the detached double garage with electric up and over door. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders.
The rear garden offers a pleasant eating terrace with lovely water fall and pond feature. Steps and pathway rise to an area of lawn interspersed with mature borders and beds, and feature electric lighting.
Please see floor plans.
From Banbury/M40 (J11), take the A361 towards Daventry. Pass through the villages of Wardington and Chipping Warden. After about a mile, turn left at the cross roads as signed to Aston Le Walls. Pass through Aston Le Walls and after half a mile, after crossing a small hump back bridge, turn right as signed to Upper Boddington. At junction, turn left and proceed into the village. Frog Lane is the third turning on the right and Highcroft, No 2 Frog Lane can be found almost immediately on the right hand side.