West Bar Street, Banbury, OX16
£725,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Having been sympathetically improved by the current owner, the property offers a lovely mix of well-balanced light filled rooms with an abundance of characterful features including cornices, ceiling roses, ornate character fireplaces and picture rails.

From the moment you arrive the property encompasses all of the charm and warmth you would expect to find with a grand entrance hall giving access to the four floors of accommodation. The central staircase gives access to the lower ground floor offering the unique opportunity of a self-contained basement flat or to be used as part of the main house. Two rooms are divided into a study room with a wood burning stove. In addition there is a separate family room, utility room, cloakroom and access to the front and rear of the property. The ground floor offers two beautiful light filled rooms with attractive sash windows. The sitting room has a central fireplace with a multi-fuel burner making this a peaceful relaxing space and the dining room offers a further fireplace and shutters to the windows. The kitchen and breakfast room offers a range of eye and base level units, a Rangemaster 5-ring hob and double oven with extractor above. There are double doors overlooking the rear garden with a further door to the side.

The bedrooms are arranged over the first and second floors, generous in size, and light filled rooms with commanding views across the rooftops of Banbury Town.

To the first floor, there is a sizeable shower room and additional cloakroom. To the second floor there is a walk-in storage cupboard, gas central heating boiler and access to the loft space. A generous bathroom offers a panel enclosed bath, a walk-in shower, low level wc and handwash-basin.

Outside

To the front of the property, a pathway gives access from West Bar Street. The garden is predominately lawn with established shrubs and trees. The rear garden is a gardener's delight and is south east facing. It has been carefully designed to create, colour, and interest throughout the seasons.

Being both private and peaceful, the rear garden is an ideal space to sit and relax throughout the day. Designed by Nicolson's, the garden is enclosed by a character brick wall and fencing with gated access to the rear and parking for up to three vehicles. Within the garden there is a central mulberry tree with a winding pathway to either side, deep filled borders which include well stocked perennial planting with hydrangea, peonies and acers, pyracanthus all of which sit to either side of two wrought iron archways with a climbing clematis. A further area has a fruit cage with strawberries, blackcurrants, plum, apple and fig. To one side there is a greenhouse and a garden shed along with a bin store.

pSituation

Banbury is an historical market town and conveniently located for the M40 (Jct 11) which gives access to Oxford (23 miles), Birmingham (43 miles), London (78 miles). Banbury mainline station to London/Marylebone (under the hour) and Birmingham Snow Hill (55 mins). Some very attractive countryside surrounds and many places of historical interest are within easy reach such as Warwick, Startford Upon Avon and Oxford. The town is served by shops and facilities including Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Castle Quay Two, Gateway Retail Park and numerous health and fitness clubs. There is excellent local schooling in the area to include - St. Johns Priory Prep School, Tudor Hall (girls) and Bloxham Public School.

Entrance Hall

Two Cloakrooms

Sitting Room

Dining Room

Kitchen & Breakfast Room

Family Room / Possible Bedroom

Study With Quality Fitted Furniture

Four Double Bedrooms

Family Bathroom

Shower Room

Utility Room

Private Landscaped Garden

Gated Parking For 3 Cars

Additional Information

Council Tax Band E (Subject to Review) Cherwell District Council.

In 2012 the property has been re wired, a new gas central heating boiler with zoned system, updated plumbing, a newly fitted shower room, family bathroom and two cloakrooms, kitchen and utility which were installed in 2012. The outside was re -painted in May 2022. There is a water softener.

01295 367838

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