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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Honington, Shipston-On-Stour

Sold STC £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive Open Plan Sitting/Dining Room & Fitted Kitchen
  • Utility Room & Well Appointed Shower Room
  • Studio/Living Room/Fourth Bedroom
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Delightful Mature Gardens of About .42 acre
  • Extensive Parking

Full description

An attractive stone built detached village set in about .42 acre (.168 Ha) of delightful gardens and grounds on the edge of this much sought-after South Warwickshire village

Honington - is a most attractive and sought-after South Warwickshire village set amidst delightful open countryside, near the North Cotswolds, only two miles from the thriving former market town of Shipston on Stour which offers a wide range of shopping, social and recreational amenities. The village, which is designated a conservation area, is approached over a fine 17th century stone bridge across the River Stour, and includes a variety of mainly stone built period houses and cottages set behind a village Green together with historic Honington Hall, set in attractive parkland, and a lovely village church. Larger centres located within easy reach include Stratford upon Avon (10 miles), Warwick (17 miles), Banbury (15 miles), Moreton-in-Marsh (9 miles) and Evesham (21 miles). The M40, with junctions at Gaydon and Banbury, is located within 30 minutes drive.

Last Cottage - Enjoys a delightful position on the edge of the village set in established gardens of about .42 acre within the curtilage of the adjoining Grade II listed property - Shoemaker’s Cottage. The property is a most attractive, individual, detached, cottage style, family house which was originally constructed in the 1980’s in Blue Lias stone, and substantially extended to the rear in about 2009. Benefitting from full oil fired central heating and double glazing, the character accommodation is deceptively spacious and flexible and includes a substantial studio room which could be used as a further living room or ground floor bedroom if required. The delightful gardens are a particular feature of the property providing a lovely setting for this rather special property.

On The Ground Floor - A Canopy Porch and stable door opens to the Delightful Sitting/Dining Room which features a polished timber boarded floor, a handsome open stone fireplace and two sliding patio glass doors to the gardens. Opening off is the Fitted Kitchen which contains a good range of stained wood kitchen cabinets with light granite worktops incorporating a one-and-a-half bowl sink, a Hoover gas hob with extractor hood over and electric oven, recesses for a larder fridge and dishwasher, study recess and a built-in cloaks cupboard. The Utility Room benefits from tiled flooring with a further laminated base cupboard units incorporating a stainless steel sink, plumbing for a washing machine and housing the Grant oil fired central heating boiler. Leading off is a very well appointed Shower Room with tiled floor incorporating underfloor heating, part tiled walls and containing a walk-in shower with twin thermostatic shower heads, vanity washbasin, bidet and WC. The Excellent Studio Room has separate access to the gardens at side and could be used as a further living room or ground floor double bedroom as required.

On The First Floor - A staircase from the sitting/dining room rises to a First Floor Landing having a built-in heated airing cupboard with an un-vented cylinder, and a ceiling hatch with ladder to the loft space. Opening off are Three Charming Double Bedrooms and the family Bathroom which contains a bath, washbasin and WC.

Outside - The property is approached from the lane over a long, sweeping gravelled driveway terminating in a spacious parking are in front of the house. The delightful, mature gardens extend principally to the south and west side of the property and provide a lovely sylvan setting. They include a paved stone patio and wall, adjoining timber summer house, two small lawns, well stocked flower borders, a vegetable garden with two timber sheds, a variety of mature evergreen and deciduous trees including conifers, a belt of established yew trees to the lane, oak and lime trees, mature shrubbery and privet/yew hedges, etc.

NOTE: We are informed that the adjoining property – Shoemaker’s Cottage, has an occasional right of access to their garden over the first section of the entrance driveway, with the consent of the vendor.

General Information: -

Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are understood to be connected to the property. No tests have been undertaken to the service installations. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries and investigations before finalising their offer to purchase. Oil fired central heating is installed.

Tenure - The property is for sale Freehold.

Fixtures And Fittings - All items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale price, all others are expressly excluded.

Council Tax - We understand that the property has been placed in Band E with Stratford on Avon District Council.

Energy Performance Certificate - Energy efficiency rating: Band D (Current), Band C (Potential). A copy of the full EPC report is available upon request.

Location - From the centre of Shipston on Stour proceed north along Stratford Road (A3400) for approximately one mile before turning right signposted to Honington. Continue over the stone river bridge and the entrance driveway to the property will be found approximately 100 yds on the right indicated by the For Sale board. Post Code: CV36 5AA

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16 June 2017


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