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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Works Lane, Bishops Itchington, CV47

Guide Price £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully Presented Cottage
  • Substantially Extended
  • Fabulous Lounge
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Gardens, Parking & Garage
  • Circa 2.5 Acres of Private Woodland With River Frontage

Full description

THREE/FOUR BEDROOMED DOUBLE FRONTED COTTAGE WITH WOODLAND HAVING RIVER FRONTAGE . Having been substantially extended and refurbished with painstaking addition to detail and quality of materials, Brook Cottage presents an exceptionally rare opportunity to purchase a late Victorian/Edwardian cottage being presented to a magnificent standard and to be sold with approximately 2.5 acres of private woodland with river frontage. Approached over a shared unadopted track and positioned alongside three neighbouring cottages in a unique secluded setting, notable features of the accommodation include a stunning oak balcony off the master bedroom with terrace below. Brook Cottage overall is a very special home in an equally special setting.

Location - The village of Bishops Itchington is a thriving village located around 21/2 miles from the neighbouring village of Harbury, 3 miles from the market town of Southam and around 7 miles south-east of Leamington Spa. Amenities within the village include a primary school and popular public house, The Butcher's Arms, whilst also being well placed for access to Midland motorway network, notably the M40 and the Jaguar Land Rover and Aston Martin installations at nearby Gaydon. There are regular commuter rail links available from a number of locations including Leamington Spa and Banbury.

On The Ground Floor -

Double Porch Entrance - With twin doors giving access, quarry tiled floor, reclaimed wall panelling and access to:-

Inner Entrance Vestibule - With staircase off ascending to the first floor, quarry tiled floor and oak hand made doors which are replicated throughout the house giving access from either side of the vestibule to:-

Sitting Room - 24'4" x 15'8" (7.42m x 4.78m) - Having Yorkshire stone flagged flooring throughout, bespoke bi-fold doors opening onto the side terrace, handmade windows to front and rear elevations, stylish Morso wood burner standing on a stone plinth, cast iron Victorian style radiators to either end of the room, together with period style wall lights and light switches.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 24'4" x 16'4" max / 13'1" min (7.42m x 4.98m max / - Forming a delightful kitchen, dining and social space. The kitchen area being equipped with handmade units comprising undermounted Belfast sink with solid wood worktops/drainer, cupboards and drawers below and surface mounted brass taps, worktop with space and plumbing below for automatic washing machine and one further appliance, Heritage oil fired stove/range with twin hotplates, twin ovens and also powering the oil fired central heating with integrated control unit, quarry tiled flooring throughout the kitchen, dining and family areas, door to shelved understairs storage cupboard/pantry, handmade windows to front and rear together with cast iron Victorian style radiator, television aerial connection, exposed ceiling timbers and stable door giving access to the rear garden.

On The First Floor -

Landing - With access trap to the partly boarded roof space with electric light. Handmade oak doors radiating to the following accommodation:-

Master Bedroom - 24'4" x 15'10" (7.42m x 4.83m) - Which could potentially be split to form two separate bedrooms and vertically replicating the sitting room below and being a superbly spacious room with lovely views from the front of the cottage towards the private woodland and River Itchin, exposed painted floor timbers, handmade windows to front and rear elevations, cast iron Victorian style radiators to either end of the room, reproduction light fittings, bespoke double doors opening onto the balcony and further oak door to:-

En Suite Shower - Being beautifully appointed with wood grain effect tiles, illuminated recess, Showerlux glazed internal door, fitted Grohe shower unit, twin shower heads, downlighters and extractor.

Balcony - Forming a stunning addition to the side of the property with oak balustrading and gabled oak roof over and affording an outlook over the side garden area.

Bedroom Two - 13'0" x 12'2" (3.96m x 3.71m) - With handmade window, exposed painted floor timbers and cast iron Victorian style radiator.

Bedroom Three - 11'11" x 8'6" max (3.63m x 2.59m max) - With handmade window, exposed painted floor timbers and cast iron Victorian style radiator.





Bathroom - 8'9" x 7'5" (2.67m x 2.26m) - Being beautifully appointed following the period theme from the rest of the cottage and having Victorian roll-top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, Victorian wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback, high flush WC by Thomas Crapper and Company, lovely stained glass leaded window, exposed painted floor timbers, cast iron Victorian style radiator and oak door to airing cupboard housing the pressurised hot water system.

Outside -

Front - Lawned foregarden with shaped, lawned areas to either side of a winding blue brick pavioured pathway set with lavender to either side. To the left hand side of the garden there is a gravelled parking bay and to the right a gravelled driveway with further area of lawned garden extending to the right of the drive set with various trees including Silver Birch and an attractive shaped and stocked border. The driveway affords ample parking space for several vehicles. In addition, direct access is gained from the driveway to:-

Open Fronted Garage/Workshop - Again being thoughtfully constructed, principally in oak, with slate roof and providing covered parking space for one vehicle alongside of which is a separate and highly useful workshop having electric light and power and window to front. Useful overhead mezzanine storage area. Access can be gained from the driveway and side terrace to:-

Rear Garden - Having a slate tiled terrace immediately to the rear which extends in the form of a pathway across the rear, lawned area together with gate giving access to a vegetable garden and further gate to an area presently used to house chickens, being fenced and with timber chicken coop.

Outside Wc - Being constructed in brick with quarry tiled floor, timber door fronting and high flush WC.

Private Woodland - Being positioned immediately opposite Brook Cottage and extending to circa 2.5 acres. The woodland slopes down to the River Itchin below (the woodland and river being included on a separate title). The woodland forms a delightful haven for adults, children and wildlife, within which is positioned a Victorian summer house/woodland store, the summer house having been sourced by the vendor and sited in the woodland to take advantage of its position and view.

General Information -

Tenure - Freehold. It should be noted that Brook Cottage itself is on one title with the woodland being on a separate title.

Services - We understand that mains electric, water and drainage are connected to the property. We have not carried out any form of testing of appliances, central heating or other services and prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their condition and efficiency.

Fixtures And Fittings - Specifically excluded unless mentioned in these sales particulars.

Council Tax - Band B - Warwick District Council.

Ref - CST/DMB/405/4

Directions - From Leamington Spa proceed in a south-easterly direction via Radford Road, continuing onto the A425 Southam Road. Pass through Radford Semele, crossing the Fosse Way and after passing through the village of Ufton, turn right towards Bishops Itchington, by-passing Harbury, and turning right shortly after the Great Western public house towards Bishops Itchington. Upon entering the village turn left onto Fisher Road continuing onto Ladbroke Road and after passing The Greaves Way on the left hand side, bear left where the road forks to the right onto the unadopted track, that is Works Lane. Proceed to the far end (approximately 1/3 of a mile) where Brook Cottage will be seen on the left hand side. Postcode for sat-nav CV47 2FG.

Wiglesworth & Co themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents are, give notice that (i) the particulars are set out as general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute part of an offer or contract: (ii) all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permission for use and occupation and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them: (iii) no person in the employment of Wiglesworth & Co has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.


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