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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Back Lane, Epwell, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15

Sold STC £545,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Entrance Hall
  • Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Sitting Room With Open Fireplace
  • Dining Room
  • Study Or Snug
  • Utility Room With Cloakroom
  • Bathroom
  • Double Garage & Driveway
  • Beautiful Established Cottage Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated within this delightful idyllic & rural village to the west of Banbury a detached character cottage, the central part dating back to the mid 17th Century that has been an integral part of village life for many years. Lovingly updated by the current owners the property offers many character features & yet well balanced accommodation over two floors. A vaulted entrance hall gives access to all the ground floor accommodation with doors to a kitchen & breakfast room with a range of fitted units & granite worksurface with a characterful fireplace. A door gives further access to the dining room with a window & views down the village lane. The sitting room is a well proportioned room with an open fireplace & canopied hood above, exposed ceiling beams & two windows. Toward the rear of the property there is a utility room with access to a pantry & cloakroom, the rear garden & to the double garage. In addition there is a study or snug with a vaulted ceiling. To the first floor there are four bedrooms & a family bathroom which has a roll top bath and separate shower cubicle.


Epwell is a delightful village situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty between Banbury & Shipston-on-Stour offering a thriving community holding various activities. The village offers a local public house, a 13th Century Church and private nursery school. More comprehensive facilities can be found in the nearby town of Banbury to include the Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Spiceball Leisure Centre and the mailine railway station provides access to London (Marylebone under the hour) and Birmingham. The M40 provides excellent access to both London and Birmingham via junctions 11 & 12.


To the front of the property there is driveway parking for a number of vehicles with further parking to the opposite side of the cottage. Steps lead down to the cottage with deep filled flower borders to the side. To the rear of the property the well established cottage garden has an abundance of well stocked perennial flower and shrub borders with views to the open fields beyond. The garden has been carefully designed and is divided between a lawned area with various seating areas surrounding to enjoy the sunlight and views throughout the day. With a multitude of climbing plants, small trees and an abundance of planting within the borders it is a gardeners paradise. There is a greenhouse, garden store, potting shed, garden sheds, a loggia with vines and gated access to both sides.

Additional Information

The property has oil fired central heating with an outside boiler which is tucked away within the rear garden. The double garage has one half currently being used as a workshop.

Entrance Hall 

Kitchen Breakfast Room 

Sitting Room With Open Fireplace 

Dining Room 

Study or Snug 

Utility Room With Cloakroom 

Four Bedrooms 


Double Garage & Driveway 

Beautiful Established Cottage Garden 

Countryside Views 

Further Driveway Parking 

Character Features 

More information from this agent

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 July 2016

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