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4 bedroom house for sale

Horn Hill Road, Adderbury, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Guide Price £785,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A pretty Listed village family home
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Four/Five bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Useful detached one bedroom anexe with income potential
  • Separate office - ideally for working from home
  • Other outbuildings

Full description

Hamelin Cottage is a traditional Grade II listed cottage, constructed of part Hornton stone to the rear and part old brick to the front, under a thatched roof.

The path from the gravel driveway leads past the garage to the front of the house and garden. Along the path are steps down to the rear of the house and also a path leading up to the separate annex giving separate access.

The entrance hall has flagstones and provides access to the double aspect drawing room with log burner and bay window; and the double aspect dining room which benefits from an open fire. The kitchen/breakfast room is triple aspect, enjoying views over the garden.

There is a range of wooden, base and floor to ceiling built in cupboards, along with an Aga. The larder also has flagstones and the kitchen provides further access to a rear hallway comprising a cloakroom and side entrance to the garden.

On the first floor, there is the master bedroom
with views over the garden and a study/occasional bedroom 5. This floor also comprises another double bedroom and two bathrooms. A staircase rises to two further double bedrooms which have wonderful A-framed ceilings and built in storage.

Attractive and popular conservation village 4 miles south of the market town of Banbury, comprising a selection of large ironstone houses and thatched cottages.

Excellent local amenities including a library, a number of public houses, butcher/grocery store,
hairdressers, part-time Post Office, delicatessen
and veterinary surgery.

Lovely fourteenth Century church with
exceptional spire. Local Schooling includes a primary school in the village and St. John's Priory (Banbury) and The Carrdus (Overthorpe). Independent schools include Bloxham, Tudor Hall, Winchester House (Brackley) and the Warwick Schools.

Sporting and leisure amenities include an excellent
squash and tennis club, in the village itself, golf in
Adderbury and Tadmarton Heath, horse racing in Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon and Towcester, motor racing at Silverstone, Bannatyne's Health
Club, and theatres in Stratford-upon-Avon, Chipping Norton and Oxford.

Easy access to junctions 10 & 11 of the M40 and regular rail services from Banbury or Bicester North to London Marylebone in about 50 and 40 minutes respectively.

The large 'secret' garden showcases a variety of plants and trees, including laburnum trees, a maple tree and orange blossom. There is a vegetable garden towards the end of the garden with rhubarb, blackberries and a grapevine running along the side brick wall. Hamelin Cottage also has a wonderful wisteria climbing the front of the property.

The garden is laid to lawn and has two separate
outbuildings.

The first outbuilding has a workshop on the ground floor and office/playroom with log burner, Velux window and two feature brick walls on the first floor. The second outbuilding consists a cellar/ log store and a totally separate one bedroom annexe/studio which includes shower room and open plan living room.

Ideal as ancillary accommodation, i.e. granny annexe or guest room for the main house.


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05 May 2016

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