Wigginton, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15
- Grade II listed former post office
- Wealth of period features and character
- Well maintained accommodation
- Enclosed level garden
- Studio with power and light
- Off road parking
Attractive former post office of 17th century origins with later additions.
Lying in the Conservation Area, this Grade II listed house is of stone construction under a pitched grey slate covered roof.
Wealth of period features including open fireplace, exposed timbers, mullion windows, window seats and exposed floor boards.
The house has undergone an extensive modernisation programme to include the creation of the kitchen/dining room, the hub of the house and generous principal suite with elegant bathroom and dressing area. Particular attention has been paid to the installation of porcelain tiled flooring, underfloor heating in part, kitchen fittings and Burlington bathroom fittings.
Enclosed level gardens lie to the south-west and are laid to lawn with paved terrace ideal for summer entertaining.
Beyond there is a delightful studio with power and light connected ideal for working from home or artist studio.
Off road parking to the side compliments this delightful home.
Key attributes are:-
- Soho Farmhouse approximately 5 miles away, mainline railway station and M40 nearby at Banbury, together with excellent local schooling at Great Tew, Hook Norton and beyond.
- Well appointed accommodation on three floors.
- Easily maintainable gardens.
- Delightful character and period features.
Wigginton is a quiet, attractive village nestling on the side of the River Swere valley in rolling north Oxfordshire countryside. The village has a public house, parish church, Methodist chapel and village hall. Everyday requirements can be found at Hook Norton, Sibford Ferris and Bloxham.
The popular market town of Chipping Norton is nearby and offers more extensive shopping and entertainment with an active local theatre and many restaurants and pubs. Comprehensive facilities can also be found in Banbury, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon as well as Cheltenham and Birmingham.
There are excellent educational facilities in the area including primary school at Great Tew and Hook Norton; senior schools at Bloxham, Chipping Norton and Banbury; preparatory schools include St John’s Priory (Banbury), Kitebrook and Winchester House (Brackley); public schools at Bloxham School and Tudor Hall with the Oxford and Cheltenham Schools within easy reach.
Transport connections are good to the village with train services from Banbury to London/Marylebone (fast service from 57 minutes) and from Charlbury to London/Paddington (fast service from 75 minutes). Connections onto the M40 motorway are either at junction 10 (Ardley) for the south or junction 11 (Banbury) for the north.
Leisure and sporting activities in the area include a village sports and tennis club in Hook Norton; Soho Farmhouse at Great Tew (5 miles); Daylesford Organic Farmshop and Spa at Daylesford (14 miles); golf at Tadmarton Heath, Chipping Norton and Lyneham; theatre at Chipping Norton, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon; horse racing at Cheltenham and Warwick; hunting with the Heythrop and Warwickshire Hunts; polo at Kirtlington. The surrounding area includes the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and hosts many footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding.
Wigginton, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Banbury Station6.3 miles
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