5 bedroom detached house for saleWardington, Banbury, Oxfordshire
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A modern eco-home, built in the vernacular style of North Oxfordshire, with grounds of over an acre.
Hall, cloakroom, sitting room, study, large kitchen/dining room, utility room, 5 bedrooms, shower room en suite, dressing room and family bathroom. Double garage, garden, kitchen garden, orchard and paddock area. About 1.1 acres.
Built about ten years ago in local stone from Great Tew, this house has a traditional external appearance, but with well laid out living spaces over its three floors designed for 21st century living. The house was designed by and built for the current owners with the aim of creating the ideal family home that would be both a joy to live in as well as being economical to run.
The aspect of the house is principally south and west for maximum light and sun and the house overlooks its garden which leads beyond to the vegetable garden and thence to an orchard and paddock area beyond.
Eco-home with a ground source heating and hot water system
Quiet edge of village position
Entrance hall with cloakroom off
Sitting room with wood burning stove
Large and well fitted kitchen with bi-fold doors
Dining/living area opening off the kitchen
Principal bedroom with dressing room and shower room
Large family bathroom
Four further bedrooms
Double garage and off-road parking
Garden and kitchen garden
Orchard and paddock area
About 0.45 of a hectare (1.1 acres)
Garden and Grounds
The approach to the house is over a shared drive to a parking area for up to four cars in front of the double garage.
Stone steps lead down from the drive to a semi-sunken courtyard garden in front of the house and thence to the front door.
The main area of the garden lies to the south and west of the house and is designed as a gravel garden with borders and shrub planting. There is a south facing stone paved terrace and a paved path leading to a timber built 3m x 3m garden room or home office.
Beyond this part of the garden is the kitchen garden with tool shed and greenhouse and beyond that an orchard with fruit trees leading to a paddock and woodland area. Gates lead on to the long distance Jurassic Way footpath.
Upper Wardington lies off the A361 Banbury to Daventry road about 5 miles north east of Banbury. This popular village lies in pretty rolling countryside. It has a church, public house, village hall and a garden centre with a café. Primary schooling is either at Cropredy or Chacombe and secondary schooling is at Middleton Cheney. Banbury is the local shopping town and has a train station with services to London, Birmingham and Oxford. The M40 is within easy reach on the east side of Banbury.
Banbury 5 miles
Daventry 13 miles
London 79 miles
Birmingham 54 miles
Banbury to Paddington 70 minutes
Directions (0X17 1SP)
From Banbury and the M40 (Junction 11) take the A361 north east in the direction of Daventry. Proceed about three miles on this road and then turn right signed to Upper Wardington. Continue into the village on Thorp Road and at the Plough public house bear left to The Green. At the bottom of The Green and just beyond Three Acre Barn bear left into a gravelled courtyard. Cobnut is the left hand of the two properties.
Please note that satnav will only get you as far as The Plough public house.
Services: The property has mains electricity, drainage and water. Calor gas is used for the kitchen hob. The house has a ground source heat pump supplying central heating (underfloor at ground level) and hot water. Broadband is with BT Infinity.
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury
OX15 4AA Tel: 01295 227001
Council Tax Band: 'F'
Viewing: Only by appointment with
Jackson-Stops & Staff Tel: 01604 632991
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