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Main Street, Long Compton, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36

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Knight Frank, Stow on the wold

Key features

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 - 2 reception rooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Period
  • Detached
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Village
  • Cottage

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Byways is a quintessential Cotswold stone cottage, refurbished by the current owners to provide spacious living accommodation that will suit a number of buyers. The wealth of period features make this a truly delightful property that would make a wonderful weekend retreat or family home.

Approached over a driveway with parking for a number of cars, the path leads to the rear of the property through the delightful gardens.

The main door leads into the drawing/dining room with exposed beams and wooden floors. The large inglenook fireplace is a wonderful central feature which could incorporate a log burning stove subject to adjustments. Off the dining room is a fitted kitchen with Rayburn and Belfast sink, door through to a rear porch with cloakroom off and door to the front of the property. Off the drawing room there is an additional room, which is currently used as a bedroom but could alternatively be an additional reception room. To the first floor are two double bedrooms and a family bathroom with bath, shower over an attractive Victorian Washstand. To one side of the house is a useful garden and log store.

A particular feature of the property are the wonderful private gardens that extend to the rear and side of the property. Predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and borders it offers numerous places to sit and enjoy the grounds. There is also a delightful rear terrace adjacent to the house with pergola which is ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining. The cottage has the benefit of having a private driveway with parking for a number of cars, a garage and Cotswold stone built outhouses.

Byways is located in the heart of Long Compton, a sought after South Warwickshire village. Within Long Compton is a village shop, an excellent public house, primary school and church, along with access to a network of footpaths and bridleways which link to the nearby villages of Whichford, Great Rollright and LittleCompton. Additional shopping facilities within the locality can be found in the market towns of Shipston-on-Stour, Moreton-in-Marsh and Chipping Norton having supermarkets and a variety of shops, with Daylesford Organic Farm Shop just outside nearby Kingham.

Further leisure and more comprehensive shopping facilities can be found in the commercial centres of Cheltenham, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Banbury. In addition to the village school in Long Compton, there is further state and grammar schooling in Stratford, Warwick and Chipping Norton. There are also numerous private options for schooling.

Sporting and leisure facilities within the locality include equestrian activities, golf at Chipping Norton, Brailes, and Broadway, and racing at Stratford and Cheltenham.

Chipping Norton 4 miles, Shipston on Stour 5 miles, Moreton in Marsh 6 miles (trains to London Paddington from 86 minutes),Banbury and M40 (J11) 15 miles (trains to London Marylebone from 50 minutes) Stratford upon Avon 16 miles, Oxford 21 miles.


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Main Street, Long Compton, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36

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NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Moreton-in-Marsh Station5.1 miles
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Knight Frank, Stow on the wold

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