Manor Park, Claydon, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17
- Quote Reference: SRK when inquiring
- Refurbished Detached Chalet Bungalow
- Popular Village Location
- 2 Bed 2 Bathrooms
- Kitchen/Dining Room
- Sitting Room
- Garden Studio
- Off Road Parking
- PVCu Double Glazed Windows
- Eco Electric Radiator Heating
This isn’t your average traditional bungalow it has a far more youthful contemporary feel and has been modernised to a high standard.
The current owners downsized from a larger property but found the layout and space didn’t work for them. So, they embarked on a comprehensive refurbishment and reconfiguration of the property whilst also undertaking a loft conversion to provide additional space comprising an En Suite Bedroom and Airing Cupboard to the first floor. They enlarged the Kitchen by incorporating the former bathroom so it became a kitchen/dining room and a former bedroom was turned into a much larger than average bathroom.
The list of works undertaken over recent years is extensive but includes: refitted kitchen and bathroom, loft conversion with new insulated roof, rewired electrics, replumbed, pressurised hot water system added, new Italian Eco electric radiator heating (programmable and thermostatically controlled), replacement PVCu double glazed windows and external doors fascias and soffits, new bathrooms, re-plastered, complete internal redecoration and new floor finishes. Externally; walls repointed, gardens landscaped, driveway re-laid and resurfaced, and a timber garden studio with storage added.
Claydon is is an attractive village some 6 miles north of Banbury, the nearest town, where a wide range of amenities can be found including supermarkets (M&S, Waitrose, Sainsburys, Tesco and Aldi), shopping, restaurants and cafes, ten pin bowling, sports centre, gyms, and cinema. For commuters, Banbury has rail links to London, Oxford, Bicester, and Birmingham and is on J11 of the M40 motorway.
• Quote Reference: SRK when inquiring
• Refurbished Detached Chalet Bungalow
• Popular Village Location
• 2 Bed 2 Bathrooms
• Kitchen/Dining Room
• Sitting Room
• Garden Studio & Store
• Off Road Parking
• PVCu Double Glazed Windows
• Electric Radiator Heating
So, what particularly attracted you to the property when you bought it?
We like to take walks, and ideally we wanted a village with country and canal walks and Claydon offers both of these.
How long have owned the property?
Approaching 4 years
Briefly, can you tell me some of the things you love about living here?
a. It’s a really lovely village that is peaceful, quiet and has a good community.
b. There are great countryside walks and no matter what time of year it is there are many stunning views around locally. We also like taking a stroll on a summers evening alongside the canal into Cropredy often stopping for a drink at one of their village pubs.
c. We have done a lot of work to the property and we feel it is far more balanced home now and is more compatible with modern living. It is a comfortable home to live in and the Eco electric radiator heating system we have installed makes it nice and cosy in the winter.
d. We know some villages can be a bit clicky but Claydon we have found very friendly. You can either mix or keep to yourself though, there is no pressure, it’s a very relaxed place to live.
e. Whilst the village doesn’t have a shop it is well served by mobile services including: milkman, butcher and veg deliveries by Mumford Butchers, there is a fish and chip van on a Monday, and a charity bus service to Tesco in Banbury or it is no bother to pop to the village shop at Fenny Compton on Cropredy nearby.
Why are you moving?
We have family commitments we need to consider, and this is driving our move.
What will you miss the most?
Oh, it’s got to be a combination of the friends we have made since we have been here and the easy access to the surrounding countryside.
A pathway leads to a recessed entrance porch with outside light leading to the main entrance door to the:
Entrance Hall from here stairs rise to the first floor and doors give access to
Sitting Room focusing on a cast iron fireplace with space for three seater and two seater sofas with a splay bay window to the front aspect.
Kitchen/Dining Room refitted with limed oak effect laminate worksurfaces with matching splash backs, inset stainless steel single drainer sink with brushed stainless steel mixer tap. Good range of cashmere coloured base and wall units. Integrated dishwasher, fridge, and freezer. Brushed stainless steel single prolific (self-clean) oven and induction hob. Space for table and chairs. Windows to front and side aspect with part double glazed door to side.
From the kitchen/dining room a door gives access to an inner hall leading to an under stair cupboard and coats cupboard where the programmer for the hot water and heating is located and the control for the under floor heating for the bathroom. Electric consumer board. The inner hall gives access to:
Bedroom 2 a double bedroom with space for a king sized bed, wardrobe and bedside cabinets with a window over-looking the rear garden.
En suite Bathroom of generous proportions with a three piece white suite comprising: P-shaped shower bath with curved glass shower screen, W.C., and range of fitted bathroom furniture with inset wash hand basin. Obscure glazed window. Programmable towel rail. Extractor fan.
From the entrance hall stairs rise to:
Bedroom 1 a spacious double bedroom with space for a king sized bed, wardrobe and bedside cabinets. Natural lighting by two Velux rooflights with black out blinds.
Airing Cupboard housing a pressurised hot water system and providing additional storage space.
En suite Shower Room three piece white suite comprising D-shaped shower cubicle, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, W.C. Amtico flooring. Programmable towel radiator. Velux rooflight with black out blind.
Front Garden laid to lawn and flower bed, pathway to Entrance Door, driveway providing off road parking for two vehicles. Outside sensor light and outside tap.
Double pedestrian gates to:
Side Garden laid to patio and leading to:
Rear Garden offering a good degree of privacy and laid to patio immediately to the rear of the property and remainder to lawn with flower borders, raised feature flower bed. Outside power socket and outside lights.
Timber Garden Studio & Store garden studio insulated and boarded with light and power. Store with power and light and electric consumer board.
Claydon is Oxfordshire’s most northerly village and borders Warwickshire and Northamptonshire. This pretty small village has many Horton stone period cottages and houses and has a village hall, playing field and playground, church and is surrounded by gorgeous countryside and canal walks.
Nearby is Clattercote Reservoir, a 21 Acre estate, with wooden walkways and jetty style pegs, popular for fishing : bream, tench, silver fish and carp, where day tickets can be purchased. And for boaters their is the nearby Cropredy Marina.
The nearest village shops are at the canal side villages of Cropredy (2.6 miles) and Fenny Compton (4 miles). Nearest pubs are at Cropredy and The Carpenters Arms at Lower Boddington (3 miles). Popular nearby local pubs selling food also include Butchers Arms (Priors Hardwick - 5 miles) and The Falcon (Warmington - 5 miles).
Convenient road access to M40 motorway (J11). Rail links to London at Banbury (approximately 65 minutes to London Marylebone), Milton Keynes (approximately 33 minutes to London Euston), Bicester North (56 minutes to London Marylebone) & Bicester Village (approximately 51 minutes to London Marylebone).
Heating: Eco Electric Radiator (programmable and thermostatically controlled)
Windows: Cream external face/ white internal PVCu double glazed windows.
Services: Mains: Water. Electric. Drainage: Mains
Council Tax Band: C
Village Amenities: village hall, playing field and playground, church and is surrounded by gorgeous countryside. Mobile deliveries.
Nearby Towns: Further amenities are close by at Banbury (5 Miles), Stratford Upon Avon (17.5 miles), Bicester (22.5 miles), Oxford (29 miles) (Milton Keynes (36 miles), (all distances approximate)
Village population: 306 (2011 Census)
Primary School: Cropredy or Chipping Warden.
Secondary School: North Oxfordshire Academy Ofsted: Good
Independent Schools: Bloxham Public School, Tudor Hall. Preparatory School: Cardus. St John’s Priory School.
Rail Links: Rail links to London Banbury (approximately 65 minutes) (Bicester North (approximately 56 minutes to London Marylebone) & Bicester Village (approximately 51 minutes to London Marylebone).
Motorway Links: Convenient road access to and M40 (J11) motorways and M1 (J15)
EPC Rating: E
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
Strictly via the vendors sole agents, please contact Saul Roux Scrivener MRICS – Keller Williams
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From Banbury Cross proceed in a northerly direction through North Bar exiting the town on the Southam Road, by pass Great Bourton and turn right as signposted to Claydon, on entering the village turn left as signposted to Manor Park where this property is located on your right hand side.
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Saturday 9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Sunday By appointment.
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Manor Park, Claydon, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17
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