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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Street, Byfield, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

Guide Price £699,950

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Family Room
  • Snug/Study
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Walled Gardens
  • Dressing Room
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Garage & Store

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated within the heart of this popular village and giving easy access to the many amenities, a substantial Grade II Listed detached period Manor House that offers 4000sqft of versatile family living accommodation over three floors with four reception rooms, five bedrooms and gardens extending to 0.36 of an acre. The property offers a warm and welcoming feel with light and spacious rooms as well as the charm of many character features which include open fireplaces with stoves inset, exposed ceiling timbers, characterful stone walls, flagstone floors and characterful windows. Having undergone an extensive and sympathetic programme of modernisation, the property has been re-wired in 2000, re-roofed in 2006 (restoring as many of the original welsh slates as possible and re-building the stone gables, whilst restoring the chimney stacks). Internally, the property benefits from a new gas central heating system installed in 2000 with tandem combination boilers to provide heating and hot water via radiators.


Byfield is situated north of Banbury on the A361 and offers a vibrant community ideal for family's with facilities that include 3 floodlit tennis courts and an active tennis club, football that includes junior and senior clubs as well as an active cricket club, public house, school and bowls club. The property provides an ideal location to walk to the villages medical centre, two shops, the local Church as well as giving access to the petrol station. There is an hourly bus service to Banbury and to Daventry as well as access to Northampton. More comprehensive facilities can be found in Banbury to the south to include the Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Warwick or Stratford with Daventry to the north as well as the popular Bicester Village Designer Outlet. From Banbury there is a main line railway station providing access to London Marylebone in under an hour. Just outside Banbury is Junction 11 of the M40 motorway providing access to London and Birmingham with the M1 motorway also providing access to the North and South from Junction 15. Birmingham with the M1 motorway also providing access to the North and South from Junction 15.


The property has a gated entrance to one side with parking for several vehicles on a cobble effect driveway, leading to a detached garage with walk in garden store above. The frontage garden is neatly arranged with pea gravelled borders, complemented by well manicured hedgerows.

The Main walled gardens are to the rear and side of the property and extend to approximately 0.36 of an acre. The garden has undergone extensive structural landscaping in recent years, with flagstone paved terraces, and drainage all set within retaining stone walls to create a very useable and attractive mature garden with extensive lawns. A large stone wall forms a dominant feature of the garden, dividing the formal gardens from the kitchen garden and having its own separate listing. The gardens are well established, stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs and several different types of tree including Acers, maples and a Yew Tree.

The kitchen garden is productive with a variety of home grown vegetables and soft fruits including raspberries and there are several fruit trees. A large greenhouse contains a productive grape vine.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 January 2017

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