5 bedroom semi-detached house for saleSchool Lane, Wigginton, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15
Sold STC £975,000
- Four stables and outbuildings
- Driveway and off road parking
- Three reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Master bedroom
- Four further bedrooms
- Utility/tack room and Cellar
- Two bathrooms
- Gardens and paddock
- EPC Rating = F
Village living with uninterrupted Countryside views
Wigginton is a quiet, attractive village nestling on the side of the
River Swere in rolling north Oxfordshire countryside.The village
has a public house, parish church, Methodist chapel, village hall and sub-post office. Everyday requirements can be found at Sibford Ferris, Hook Norton and Bloxham. More specialist requirements are found at the local market towns of Banbury, Chipping Norton and Shipston-on-Stour. A good choice of primary schools including Great Tew and Hook Norton with secondary schools in Chipping Norton and Bloxham. Preparatory schools include St John's Priory (Banbury), Winchester House (Brackley) and The Dragon and Summerfields (Oxford). Senior independent schools include Bloxham (co-ed) and Tudor Hall (girls).
M40 access at Junction 11 (Banbury) and Junction 10 (Ardley).
Regular train services from Banbury to London (Marylebone
from 50 minutes) and London Paddington from Charlbury (from
Sporting facilities in the area include an indoor sports complex
in Banbury; golf at Tadmarton Heath and Rye Hill Golf Club
(Milcombe), horse racing at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and
Cheltenham; theatre and cultural pursuits at Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford. Soho Farmhouse at Great Tew is approximately 4 miles away.
Hook Norton 3 miles, Banbury 7 miles,
Chipping Norton 7 miles,
M40 J11 8 miles , Oxford 23 miles.
Leamington Cottage dates back to the mid 17th Century with later additions creating spacious family living accommodation with generously sized reception rooms. The property retains much of its period charm including overhead beams, wooden floorboards and inglenook fireplaces, and benefits from stunning south facing views over the gardens and paddocks and private farm land beyond which can be appreciated from almost every room.
Stone steps lead up to the kitchen which has a tiled floor, Rayburn and electric fan oven. There are a number of pine wall and base units, with space for dishwasher and fridge freezer. The kitchen's spacious dining area benefits from the wonderful countryside views. Steps down lead to the versatile utility/tack room which has a sink with base units, space for washing machine and tumble dryer and room for extra appliances.
The sitting room has window seats either side of the front door with views to the front of the house. This room is a generous open plan room with stone inglenook fireplace with Morso wood/multifuel stove, as the main focal point. This room could also be
used as a formal dining room and for larger parties / entertaining.
The drawing room has a stone/brick inglenook fireplace with Morso wood/ multifuel stove and french doors onto the garden. A wooden latch key door leads through to the study which has windows to three aspects and a external door with access
onto the drive. From the sitting room there are stairs up to the first floor landing which has overhead beams and windows with views overlooking the front of the property into the village.
The landing leads to the master bedroom, with fitted wardrobes, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The family bathroom consists of bath with shower screen, pedestal wash basin, WC, heated towel rail and airing cupboard.
Stairs up to the second floor lead to a bathroom with Velux window, bath, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail. There are
two further bedrooms with pitched roof and overhead beams and under eaves storage cupboards. These rooms benefit from the best views as both have good sized Velux windows whereby beautiful views can be fully appreciated of the paddocks, ardens and farmland beyond.
The property fronts onto the village road protected by the front lawn. Entry to the property is through wooden gates onto a
gravel drive which brings you round to the rear of the house where there is ample parking for several cars. There are four
stone stables and a generous sized part open fronted barn suitable for storing hay and straw and additional parking. The mature and well planted garden is split into smaller areas of private garden. Immediately adjacent to the house is a sheltered lawned terrace where one can enjoy alfresco dining with access from the drawing room and kitchen. This is enclosed by a mature beech hedge. There is also an orchard with plum, apple and cherry trees. The larger lawn is big enough for children to play football, tennis or croquet.
The paddock is divided into two, enclosed by post and rail fencing and mature trees and hedging with a field shelter in the
first paddock. The River Swere forms the boundary line to the property at the bottom of the paddock. In all about 2.3 acres.
Acreage: 2.3 Acres
From Banbury (M40 J11), head south on the A361 towards
Chipping Norton. Go through Bloxham over the mini roundabout past the Texaco petrol Station on your left. Drive into South Newington. After the pub, The Duck on the Pond, take the right turn to Wigginton. Drive over the bridge into the village. Just before the church turn left, past the Village Hall and the property can be found on your left on School Lane. Turn into the driveway and park in front of the open fronted barn at the bottom of the drive.
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