4 bedroom country house for saleHonington, Shipston on Stour
Sold STC £835,000
- Reception Hall & Fitted Cloakroom
- Attractive Drawing Room
- Dining Room with Study Recess
- Excellent Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Useful Domestic Offers
- Three Charming Bedrooms
- Dressing Room, En-Suite and Family Bathroom
- Self-Contained One/Two Bedroom Annexe
- Three Car Garaging
- Delightful Landscaped Gardens of About .31 Acre
Full descriptionAn attractive and individual detached country house with self-contained annexe set in established gardens on the edge of this much sought-after Warwickshire village.
Honington - is a most attractive and sought-after South Warwickshire village set amidst delightful open countryside, near the North Cotswolds, only two miles from the thriving former market town of Shipston on Stour which offers a wide range of shopping, social and recreational amenities. The village, which is designated a conservation area, is approached over a fine 17th century stone bridge across the River Stour, and includes a variety of mainly stone built period houses and cottages set behind a village Green together with historic Honington Hall, set in attractive parkland, and a lovely village church. Larger centres located within easy reach include Stratford upon Avon (10 miles), Warwick (17 miles), Banbury (15 miles), Moreton-in-Marsh (9 miles) and Evesham (21 miles). The M40, with junctions at Gaydon and Banbury, is located within 30 minutes drive.
The Willows - Is an outstanding, individual, detached country house which is set in about 1/3 acre of attractively landscaped gardens in a quiet lane on the edge of the village and enjoys a fine outlook over the adjoining farmland. Probably originally built in the 1950s, the property has been substantially extended and refurbished in more recent times, including a new wing constructed within the last 10 years, which provides an excellent, self-contained apartment annexe which easily inter-connects with the main house and provides flexible accommodation with a delightful outlook from many rooms.
On The Ground Floor - A Canopy Porch and front door opens to the Entrance Hall with a useful Fitted Cloakroom leading off, and archway to the inner Reception Hall with staircase rising to the first floor. There is a charming Drawing Room with windows on three sides, French doors to the gardens and a feature raised fireplace with fire doors. The spacious fitted Kitchen/breakfast Room has a sliding patio door and window to the gardens and contains a range of hardwood fronted wall and floor cupboard units with laminated worktops incorporating a breakfast bar, a stainless steel one-and-a-half bowl sink, Miele slim-line dishwasher, electric double oven, Neff dual fuel hob, large oak dresser unit and corner gas burning stove. Opening off is the Dining Room with Study recess to the front.There is a useful Utility Room containing a range of base cupboard units with stainless steel sink, plumbing for a washing machine and a Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. Leading off are a further range of domestic offices including a Rear Hall with a further Worcester oil fired boiler, Separate WC, Boot Room and access to the Garage and Annexe.
On The First Floor - Leading from a Gallery Landing, with built-in linen and heated airing cupboards, is the Principal Bedroom Suite, comprising an attractive Double Bedroom with double doors to a feature Sun Balcony, large Dressing Room with a range of hanging rails/shelving, and an En-Suite Shower Room containing twin vanity washbasins, tiled shower cubicle, bidet and WC. There are two further good Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom containing a bath, washbasin and WC.
The Annexe - Provides excellent, separate, self-contained accommodation which also inter-connects with the main house. On the ground floor is an Entrance Hall, opening off which is a bedroom/office, and staircase to a first floor landing having a walk-in wardrobe and airing cupboard. There is a small Sitting Room, Double Bedroom, Bathroom, with bath having a shower over, washbasin and WC, and a Fitted Kitchen containing a range of wall and floor cupboard units with laminated worktops having a stainless steel sink, electric oven, hob and extractor hood.
Outside - There is a Large Integral Garage having an electric up-and-over door and personal door to rear. Located to the side of the house is a further timber Detached Double Garage.
The Willows stands back from the lane behind a deep grass verge and mature hedging with an electric five bar gate opening to a sweeping driveway and parking area, flanked by a large shrubbery and box hedging. The mainly lawned gardens extend principally on three sides of the property and include herbaceous beds with rockery, a variety of specimen evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs, paved pathways and sun terrace with pergola feature and adjoining delightful open farmland to the rear.
General Information: -
Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are understood to be connected to the property. No tests have been undertaken to the service installations. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries and investigations before finalising their offer to purchase. Oil fired central heating is installed.
Tenure - The property is for sale Freehold.
Fixtures And Fittings - All items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale price, all others are expressly excluded.
Council Tax - We understand that the property has been placed in Band G with Stratford on Avon District Council.
Energy Performance Certificates - Energy efficiency rating: Main House Band D (Current), Band C (Potential). Annexe Band C (Current), Band C (Potential). A copy of the full EPC reports are available upon request.
Location - From the centre of Shipston on Stour proceed north along Stratford Road (A3400) for approximately one mile before turning right signposted to Honington. Continue over the river bridge into the village and continue for about 250m before turning right into Fell Mill Lane. The property will be found about 250m along on the right. Post Code: CV36 5AD
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