Church Street, Byfield, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

£775,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A handsome and imposing detached Grade II Listed stone Manor House that offers over 4000 sq ft of flexible living. Situated within the heart of this sought after village and offering easy access to the

many amenities the village offers as well as those of neighbouring areas the property sits within established grounds of approximately 0.36 of an acre. Throughout the property there is a wonderful level of character features and yet modern day convenience with original restored floorboards, ceiling beams and three working fireplaces,

one a Victorian open fire and the remaining two with stoves within. The property's entrance hall gives access to the ground floor accommodation with a character wooden staircase, with its own

listing, that rises to the first and second floors and steps down to the cellar. The sitting room is a charming room with a central fireplace, original restored elm floorboards and two windows to the

front with door to the side. The study has two windows allowing a wonderful concentration of light with a small storage room, formerly a maid's chamber for dinner parties. The further two receptions offer a family / music room and a dining hall with exposed ceiling beams and original stone. The modern kitchen and breakfast room benefits a range of wooden units with a Red Aga centrally

positioned with a walk in larder. In addition there is a sizable utility room and a downstairs bathroom. To the first and second floors the large bedrooms offer lovely bright yet peaceful spaces with a family

bathroom that offers a white suite with roll top bath and separate shower and a further shower room to the second floor.

Situation

Byfield is situated north of Banbury on the A361 and offers a vibrant community ideal for family's with facilities that include 3 floodlit tennis courts and an active tennis club, football that includes junior and senior clubs as well as an active cricket

club, public house, school and bowls club. Other facilities include the village's medical centre, two shops, the local Church and petrol station. There is an hourly bus service to Banbury and to Daventry as well as access to Northampton. More comprehensive facilities can be found in Banbury to the south to include the Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Supermarkets include Waitrose, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Marks & Spencer's.

In addition there is easy access to Warwick or Stratford with Daventry to the north as well as the popular Bicester Village Designer Outlet. From Banbury there is a main line railway station

providing access to London Marylebone in under an hour. At Banbury Junction 11 of the M40 motorway provides access to London and Birmingham with the M1 motorway also providing access to the North and South from Junction 15.

Outside

Double gates give access to the property's driveway with parking for a handful of vehicles on a cobble effect driveway which gives access to a detached garage with a walk in garden

store accessed from the garden. The main walled gardens are to the rear and side of the property and extend to approximately 0.36 of an acre. The garden has undergone extensive structural

landscaping in recent years, with flagstone paved terraces and drainage all set within retaining stone walls to create a very useable and attractive mature garden with extensive lawns. A large stone wall forms a dominant feature of the garden,

dividing the formal gardens from the kitchen garden and having its own separate listing. The gardens are well established and are stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs.

Additional Information

Grade II Listed.

Services – Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is via gas central heating system installed in 2000 with tandem combination boilers.

Local Authority – Daventry District Council

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