6 bedroom house for saleAvon Dassett, Southam, Warwickshire
- Entrance hall
- Kitchen/dining room
- Boot room
- Utility room
- Drawing room
- Sitting room
- Six bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms (1 ensuite)
- Lovely south facing garden
Built of local Hornton stone with brick extension
under a tile roof, Orchard Lodge is an expansive
family home, situated on the edge of the popular
village of Avon Dassett.
The building is believed to date from the
1700's and has retained many of its original
features, whilst having been modernised
internally to provide beautifully styled, spacious
accommodation, producing a combination of
charming period features including beamed
ceilings, stone mullioned windows and sash
windows, with contempory living.
Orchard Lodge has undergone a substantial
renovation by the current owners adapting
the layout to provide ideal family living space
and installing top of the range fixtures and
fittings. The property has been fully re-wired
and re-plumbed with a new heating and hot
water system. All the sash windows have
been replaced and a new highly insulated roof
installed. The property is also fully wired for an
The custom built, double aspect kitchen/
dining room comprises a boot room, utility
room, a larder and a variety of wall and base
units. The kitchen contains an electric AGA
and integrated Siemens appliances. There are
double doors opening on to the main garden
and an open doorway through to the sitting
room, also providing access outside.
From the kitchen, the large, beamed hallway
gives access to the front and rear of the
property, with a cloakroom, and leads to the
drawing room which has a large, stone fireplace
and provides further access to the rear garden.
Stairs in the hallway rise to the master bedroom
suite, two further double bedrooms and family
bathroom. The double aspect master bedroom,
has a spacious ensuite with shower and free
standing bath, and built in wardrobes.
From the open, galleried landing are stairs that
rise to the second floor which comprises three
further double bedrooms and another bathroom,
ideal for children's accommodation.
There is planning permission in place to extend
the current kitchen to create a larger boot room,
a study/ gym room and a further washroom.
Planning reference 14/00635/FUL.
Avon Dassett is a small historic Hornton
stone village just over the Oxfordshire border
in Warwickshire ideally situated between
Leamington Spa and Banbury. It is within a
Conservation Area and is on the edge of the
Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The village nestles on the slopes of the Burton
Dassett Hills Country Park and combines
spectacular scenery with the beauty of a small
rural village with a colourful history; having been
the stage for the Peel scandal in the 1920's and
the Profumo affair in the 1960's, nearby Edgehill.
Facilities in the village include The Avon Public
House and Restaurant, a part time post office,
the Reading Room and two parish churches
with local shopping facilities at the nearby village
of Kineton, only 4 miles to the west with primary
and secondary schooling.
The village has a very good website detailing
current activities - www.avondassett-pc.gov.uk -
an active village life.
More extensive amenities are available in
Banbury, Leamington Spa and Stratford-upon-
Avon, which have a good range of shops,
supermarkets and leisure facilities. Theatre at
Stratford-Upon-Avon and Warwick. Local race
courses at Warwick and Stratford, with golf
courses at Stratford and Staverton.
Easy access to the M40 at Junction 12 only
4 miles away, linking to London and the
Midlands. Regular and fast train services,
London Marylebone from Banbury about
54 minutes and Birmingham Snow Hill from
Banbury about 60 minutes.
Orchard Lodge is approached via an electric
gate down a long gravelled driveway, curved
around the part stone wall, part hedge bordered
garden, providing the property with plenty of
privacy. There is also access to the front of
the property via a second shared driveway
There is a terrace that runs along the length
of the house which can be accessed from the
kitchen, sitting room, hallway and drawing room,
providing ideal entertaining space.
The south west facing, garden is predominately
laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees in the
grounds and running adjacent to the driveway.
There is a garage/workshop at the top of the
driveway which provides storage, extra parking
or potential for further extension or conversion to
ancillary accommodation (subject to necessary
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