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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale


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Tenure: Freehold

Idlicote is an attractive small South Warwickshire village set in rolling countryside. The former market town of Shipston on Stour is close-by which offers a selection of local shopping, recreational and schooling facilities, with the larger centres of Stratford upon Avon, Banbury, Warwick and Leamington Spa being within easy travelling distance. Junction 12 of the M40 motorway is about 9 miles away at Gaydon. There are main line stations at Moreton in Marsh and Banbury with services south to Oxford and London respectively. There is a service from Banbury to London Marylebone in just under an hour. 

Honey Cottage is a semi-detached period property situated on the southern edge of Idlicote in an elevated position with far-reaching views out over the surrounding countryside to Compton Wynyates and the Edgehill escarpment. The property, which is in need of renovation and modernisation, offers potential to create a fine property in an outstanding location.

In addition, it is considered, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents, there is scope to extend the property. Outside, there are attractive enclosed gardens, together with the potential of off-road parking and a single garage. 


Entrance Porch with glazed door to 

Sitting Room about 12'3"(3.73m) x 12'8"(3.86m) lengthening to 13'11"(4.24m) (into alcove) with open fireplace incorporating a back boiler for hot water, recessed alcove with cupboard under, woodblock/parquet floor, understairs cupboard, exposed ceiling timbers, door to stairs and first floor. 

Dining Hall about 11'3"(3.42m) x 10'5"(3.17m) with quarry tiled floor open through to 

Kitchen about 10'6"(3.20m) x 6'4"(1.93m) widening to to 7'10"(2.38m) with built-in units. 

THE FIRST FLOOR A staircase leads up from the sitting room to the  


Bedroom 1 about 12'3"(3.73m) x 8'1"(2.46m) widening to 10'2"(3.09m) with exposed pine boarded floor, far-reaching views, radiator. 

Bedroom 2 about 12'8"(3.86m) x 8'0"(2.43m) widening to 9'2"(2.79m) with exposed pine boarded floor, radiator. 

Bathroom about 9'7"(2.92m) x 6'0"(1.82m) widening to 8'8"(2.64m) with bath, w.c., wash hand basin, access to roof space, radiator, door to airing cupboard with lagged copper hot water cylinder. 


Brick Garden Store about 10'11 (3.32m) x 10'3"(3.12m) max incorporating a fuel store.  

Single Garage internally with potential off-road parking beside. About 15'4"(4.67m) x 7'3"(2.21m)  

The Gardens which are principally to lawn, are enclosed and have far-reaching views. In addition there is a fine Lane's Prince Albert apple tree (both cooking and eating), together with a damson tree. 


Tenure The property is offered freehold with vacant possession. 

Council Tax This is payable to Stratford upon Avon District Council. The property is listed in band D. 

Fixtures and Fittings All items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. All other items are expressly excluded. 

Services Mains water and electricity are connected to the property.

Private drainage system to septic tank (shared with two neighbouring properties, Willow End and Badger's Cottage, with shared running and maintenance liabilities.  

Directions From Shipston on Stour take the A3400 North to Stratford upon Avon. After about 1 mile turn right to Honington. Proceed through the village and after the T junction continue straight on for about 2 miles before the turning left to Idlicote. Honey Cottage is situated on the left after a few hundred yards. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE The attached particulars have been prepared in good faith and are for guidance only. They are intended to give a fair description of the property but do no constitute part of an offer or form any part of a contract. The photograph(s) show only certain parts and aspects as at the time they were taken. We have not carried out a survey on the property, nor have we tested the services, appliances or any specific fittings. Any areas, measurements or distances we have referred to are given as a guide only and are not precise. 

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