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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Sibford Gower, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15

Sold STC £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Potential to extend and develop
  • Three reception rooms with beautiful views
  • Garden room
  • kitchen
  • Three bedrooms
  • two bath/shower room
  • Garage and workshop
  • Off-road parking
  • Extensive landscaped gardens
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Rare Opportunity commanding enviable position


The villages of Sibford Gower and Sibford Ferris are situated on
opposite sides of the River Sib valley on the North Oxfordshire/South Warwickshire border, in attractive rolling countryside near the market towns of Shipston-On-Stour, Banbury and Chipping Norton. There is a primary school, village hall and a well regarded public house in Sibford Gower. In Sibford Ferris there is the sought after Sibford School (3yrs to 18yrs) and post office/general store. The doctors surgery is situated in Sibford Gower/Burdrop. More extensive amenities can be found at Banbury, Chipping Norton, Moreton in Marsh, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Cheltenham. With the village primary school, senior state schooling is at TheWarriner (Bloxham). Local independent schools include:- preparatory at The Croft (Stratford-upon-Avon), Sibford School (Sibford Ferris), St John's Priory (Banbury), Carrdus (Overthorpe), Winchester House(Brackley); senior independent at Sibford School, Tudor Hall Girls (Bloxham), Bloxham School, King's High (Warwick) and the property is also in the catchment for the Stratford-upon-Avon Grammar Schools.
Communication is good with intercity train service from Banbury to London/Marylebone (about 59 minutes) and M40 (J11) at Banbury for the south or (J12) Gaydon for the north.Sporting and cultural activities in the area include golf at Tadmarton Heath, Rye Hill and Chipping Norton; horse racing at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Cheltenham; motor-racing at Silverstone; RSC theatre at Stratfordupon-Avon; cinema and indoor sports centres in Banbury


Green Acres is a detached house with Bradstone elevations under a tiled roof. The house is believed to be of 1960s construction with later additions. In more recent times the current owner has improved and extended the house. These include the garden room, double glazing throughout, fitted hardwood internal doors with chrome door furniture, hardwood floors, open tread wooden staircase, block glass internal walls,
bespoke handmade built-in storage cupboards, under floor heating throughout apart from the kitchen and utility room.
Bespoke kitchen has base and eye level units with wooden work surfaces, all enjoying an aspect over the garden and views beyond.
The sitting room has fireplace with wood burner, picture window to the southern elevation with sliding doors which gives access
to the terrace and views across the garden and countryside beyond. This is a spacious and light room ideal for entertaining.
The garden room is an excellent addition and has limestone floor, under-floor heating, picture windows to the southern and western elevations with concertina double glazed doors all giving
access to the terrace and views across the garden and countryside beyond. This is a light room ideal for both summer and winter entertaining.
At first floor the galleried landing with wooden flooring leads to three bedrooms, each with a dormer window allowing the light to
spill in providing far reaching views. Wooden floors and tidy decor compliment the overall feeling of space and light.
The bath/shower rooms have white fittings, tiled walls, laminate wooden floors and heated towel rails.
The house benefits from extensive paved entertaining area to the rear which provides an elevated southerly aspect over the garden and the views to the south over open countryside.
Attached is a useful garage block with Bradstone elevations under a flat asphalt covered roof, light and power connected.
Beyond is a workshop and store. This garage block has lapsed planning permission for demolition and erection of a new two storey side extension. As a result there is considerable scope to extend and enhance the living and bedroom accommodation. For further information please contact Savills Banbury.
Key to this property are the gardens that lie tothe side and rear having once been a workinggarden nursery. These are predominately laid to lawn interspersed with mature herbaceous
borders and beds. There is a wealth of mature hard and softwood trees including Japanesecherry, cedar, magnolia, silver birch and Norway spruce. Ornamental pond. Various pedestrian and access gates open to the wooded area which is interspersed with a variety of trees backing onto pasture and woodland beyond.
Various garden stores. Wooden workshop with power and water connected. Implement store. Greenhouse. In all about 0.93 acres.
This is a unique opportunity to purchase an edge of village property in an enviable position with far-reaching views. It offers considerable space, privacy and scope to extend or redevelop, subject to the relevant consents.

Acreage: 0.93 Acres


From Banbury take the A4035 west towards Shipston-on-
Stour. Proceed for about 6 miles passing through the villages
of Broughton, Upper Tadmarton and Swalcliffe. Proceed past
the left turn to Sibford Gower and take the next left turn signed
to Burdrop and Sibford Gower. At the T-junction turn right
signposted Sibford Gower. Continue passed the primary school
on the left and take the 2nd driveway on the left which is the
entrance to Green Acres.

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15 September 2016

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