3 bedroom bungalow for saleHorley, Banbury, Oxfordshire
Offers Over £650,000
- A DETACHED BUNGALOW WITH EXCELLENT SCOPE
- POTENTIAL FOR REFURBISHMENT AND DEVELOPMENT
- LARGE PLOT APPROACHING ONE ACRE
- STUNNING GARDENS WITH SUPERB VIEWS
- SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE LOCATION
- EPC RATING D
Full descriptionA detached bungalow sitting in immaculate grounds of around 0.77 of an acre with excellent development potential for modernisation (subject to the relevant permissions). Situated at the end of a private drive, the property currently comprises kitchen, utility room, two receptions, three bedrooms, bathroom and a double garage. Outside, there is parking for around six cars and a very large garden with breathtaking views beyond. An excellent project for anybody wanting to create a bespoke home in a stunning location.
Accommodation - A rare opportunity to acquire a detached bungalow in grounds of around 0.77 of an acre in need of modernisation throughout but offering excellent potential for improvement and subject to the relevant permissions, substantial development.
The property comprises a reception hall which leads to a utility room, and a WC with a door leading to a brick built store with access to an integral double garage with inspection pit plus access to a sun room which overlooks the beautiful rear garden.
The kitchen also has a window providing a lovely vista of the garden whilst the dining room has a patio door opening out to a sitting area and direct access to the sitting room which is of a good size and has a large window to the front providing plenty of natural light.
There are three bedrooms (2 doubles) and a bathroom whilst outside, there is off-road parking for around six cars, yet the main selling feature of the property is without doubt the immaculate grounds it stands in.
Outside - Approaching 0.8 of an acre, there is a superb central lawn area with vegetable patches off, many mature trees and shrubs, a large timber shed and two brick built stores. There are immaculate hedges plus over a dozen different fruit trees and a most stunning view over the rolling countryside beyond.
Situated within a most sought after village location, this property must be viewed to appreciate the potential it offers.
Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given and that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.
Vendor Interview - Horley Gardens is a charming bungalow that enjoys a beautiful setting on the edge of the pretty village of Horley. The property was built by the current owners in 1964, and has been a much loved family home ever since.
Before we purchased the land on which Horley Gardens is situated, my wife, Joan, and I were living in Leeds, says Roy, but as Joan comes from Banbury, when we decided it was time for a change we decided to head back to this lovely part of the country. At that time this property consisted of a few rundown old cottages and a rather dilapidated pub, but it offered us the ideal spot on which to build our new home.
We designed the layout of the house ourselves with the aim of creating a home that would work well for us as a family, continues Roy, and I have to say its been a joy to live in for the past fifty-two years. Since the house was built weve made a few improvements over the years, but we both feel that it still has so much potential to be enhanced further.
This lovely home is set well back from the road and sits on around an acre of grounds. Weve created a lovely patio area that can be accessed via sliding doors from the dining room, says Roy, and then the rest of the land is mainly laid to lawn with an assortment of fruit trees here and there. As the garden backs onto farmland, we have the most glorious views and its also extremely peaceful.
The main living space consists of a wonderfully contemporary feeling open-plan kitchen, dining and living area. It is a superb space for everyday family life, and the free flow also makes it wonderfully conducive to entertaining.
The village is a lovely place to live, says Roy. It has a nice pub, an active cricket club and were regularly visited by a mobile butcher and a mobile fishmonger. It also has a wonderful feeling of community and theres always something to get involved in, should one so desire.
The dining room opens straight out onto the terrace where we have a small table and chairs, says Roy. Its a nice place to sit out and eat in the summer or simply just relax and enjoy our beautiful surroundings.
This house has been a lovely home for the past fifty-two years, say Roy, and when the time comes to leave well miss it, the village and the sheer peace and quiet of our lovely setting.
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