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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Banbury Road, Byfield

Sold STC £430,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Detached Cottage
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Separate Reception Rooms
  • Log Burners To Two Rooms
  • Garden Room
  • Many Character Features
  • Garage & Parking
  • Lovely Village Location
  • Energy Rating D

Full description

A beautifully presented,improved and updated cottage, dating back to 1779 and extended in the 1800's. Originally the village forge and changed in the 1950's to residential, this stone under slate property boasts exposed beams, latch doors, deep window sills and log burners.

Byfield Village - The village of Byfield is situated about ten miles from Banbury and eight miles from the market town of Daventry on the A361. Amenities in the village include primary school, parish church, doctors surgery, public house, shop with post office, garage, tennis court, cricket club bowls club. Nearby places of interest include Sulgrave Manor, the ancestral home of George Washington, Canons Ashby, the ancestral home of the Dryden Family, Fawsley Hall Hotel and Spa with lovely walks in the surrounding countryside including Badby Woods, a well known beauty spot. Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Hellidon Lakes, Staverton and Farthingstone, fishing and sailing at Boddington reservoir which is about half a mile distance, motor racing at Silverstone and horseracing at Towcester. There is an excellent train service from Banbury to London (approx. 50 mins) and bus services to the local secondary and independent schools. There is also a local bus service running between Daventry and Banbury through Byfield (approx 1 hour).

Location - Howkins and Harrison provide these plans for reference only - they are not to scale.

Entrance - Enter via a wooden door with a glass inset, into a hallway.

Hallway - 3.04m x 1.48m - narrows to 0.97m (3'2'') x 1.74m (5'9'')
Exposed beams. Glazed door to Dining room, wooden oak latch door to Kitchen/Breakfast room. Wall mounted thermostat control. Smoke detector. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Oak latch door to cloakroom.

Cloakroom - 0.99m x 1.89m - Wall mounted "Worcester" boiler. Wall mounted extractor fan. Suite comprising: Close coupled WC and wall mounted basin.Tongue and groove panelling to walls. Tiled flooring.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 3.02m x 3.54m - x 5.19m (17'0'')
Fitted with a range of base units with rolled edge work top over. Space for fridge, space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Ceramic one and a half sink and drainer with stainless steel mixer tap over. Tiling to water sensitive areas. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. integrated "Neff" oven with a " Neff" gas hob set into the worktop and concealed extractor fan above. Exposed ceiling beams.Ceiling lights. Original wooden window frame to rear with a wooden sealed window. Wooden window to the side aspect and recently replaced wooden sealed window to front. Built - in wooden corner cupboard. Telephone point. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Wooden latch door leading to rear lobby.

Rear Lobby - 2.15m x 1.33m - Exposed beams across the windows. Tiled flooring. Door to garage. Wooden window and wooden stable door leading into the Garden room.

Garden Room - 2.94m x 4.41m - Red brick floor. Original stone to the old internal wall. Built of dwarf brick wall and wooden construction with windows to the rear and three quarter height windows to the side. Glass door to rear garden. Outside tap. Wall lights. Wall mounted storage heater. Power connected.
Live grape vine growing in the room and across the ceiling.

Dining Room - 5.18m x 3.70m - Replaced wooden sealed window to the front aspect. Wooden window to the rear aspect. Exposed beams and lintels. Brick fire surround with a stone hearth with a log burner set in.
Wooden latch door to Sitting Room.

Sitting Room - 5.25m x 3.64m - 4.84m(15'11'') max
Stairs rising to first floor. Replaced wooden sealed unit to side and front aspect. Brick fire surround with a stone hearth with a log burner set in. Two radiators. Television point. Wall lights. Exposed beams.

First Floor Landing - 5.06m average x 1.95m - Doors to Bedrooms, Bathroom and airing cupboard. Wooden window to the rear aspect.Wooden window to the rear with secondary double glazing. Exposed beams. Radiator. Loft hatch.

Loft - Boarded loft with chimney breast in centre. Exposed beams. Lighting connected. Loft ladder.

Master Bedroom - 3.21m x 2.97m - narrowing to 2.66m (8'4'') x 4.61m (15'2'' )
Replaced wooden sealed unit window to front aspect. UPVC glazed window to side aspect. Exposed beams. Radiator. Wall lights. Vaulted ceiling height is 4m. (This room many years ago, was once the Blacksmiths room where all the horses harnesses were hung so many of the original nails are still in place)

En-Suite Bathroom - 1.40m x 2.16m max - Suite comprising: Single shower cubicle with glass door, sink set into vanity unit with tiling above and close coupled WC. Wall mounted extractor fan. Chrome towel rail. Tiled flooring.

Bedroom Two - 4.18m x 3.81m - Wooden sealed unit window to side aspect with secondary double glazing. Replaced wooden sealed unit window to front aspect. Exposed beams. Radiator. Large walk-in storage cupboard above the stairs. Telephone point.

Bedroom Three - 3.72m into alcoves x 3.06m - Exposed beams. Shelving to either side of the chimney breast. Radiator.

Bathroom - 3.06m x 1.81m - Suite comprising: Panelled bath with shower attachment taps, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Replaced wooden sealed unit window to the rear aspect. Shaver point light.Tiling to water sensitive areas. Exposed beams.

Outside Front - Gated entrance leading to a gravelled driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles. Enclosed by stone and brick walls with pedestrian gate which takes you to the side garden. Timber wood store.

Garage - 4.14m x 2.80m - x 4.48m (14'8'')max
Up and over door. Wooden window to front. Power and lighting connected. Accessed via a wooden latch door from the rear lobby.

Outside Rear - The rear garden formerly a paddock, has been developed by the current vendors over the years and now provides a private courtyard with four steps leading up to a large garden which is laid to lawn with the planting of a Hornbeam and mixed hedge which separates the garden to the right of way access. To the other side it is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and then takes you down to the brook. The main garden has planting of fruit trees providing a lovely orchard to the rear garden, planting to the borders and at the end the garden looks on to the rear fields.

Services - The following services are connected to this property :
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.
None of the above services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage services.

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.

Important Notice - 1. These particulars have been prepared in all good faith to give a fair overall view of the property. If any points are particularly relevant to your interest in the property please ask for further information.
2. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or otherwise, nor that any services, appliances, equipment or facilities are in good working order. Purchasers should satisfy themselves on such matters prior to purchase.
3. The photograph/s depict only certain parts of the property. It should not be assumed that any contents, furnishings/furniture etc. photographed are included in the sale. It should not be assumed that the property remains as displayed in the photograph/s. No assumptions should be made with regard to parts of the property that have not been photographed. Please ask for further information if required.

4. Any areas, measurements or distances referred to are given as a GUIDE ONLY and are not precise. If such details are fundamental to a purchase, purchasers must rely on their own enquiries or those which can be performed by their appointed advisers.
5. Where reference is made to planning permissions or potential uses such information is given in good faith. Purchasers should however make their own enquiries into such matters prior to purchase.
6. Descriptions of the property are subjective and are used in good faith as an opinion and NOT as a statement of fact. Please make further specific enquiries to ensure that our descriptions are likely to match expectations you may have of the property.
7. The information in these particulars is given without responsibility on the part of the Sole Agents or their Clients. The particulars do not form any part of an offer or a contract and neither the Sole Agents nor their employees has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty in relation to this property.

Local Authority - Daventry District Council
Lodge Road
Tel: 01327 871100

Council Tax Band - Banding F

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment via the selling agents. Contact 01327 316880.

Mortgage Advice - "Your home is at risk if you do not keep up the repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it."

Floorplan - Howkins and Harrison provide these plans for reference only - they are not to scale.

Location On Map - Howkins and Harrison provide these plans for reference only - they are not to scale.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 September 2016


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