The Slade, Fenny Compton, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47


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  • Bedrooms: 4
An imposing and substantial period family home located within the conservation area, originally farm buildings and the milking parlour, believed to have been converted into a residential dwelling in the early 1970's. Providing characterful accommodation features include beamed ceilings and exposed roof timbers.

The entrance hall gives access to the principal ground floor accommodation with a slate floor and a staircase leading to the first floor with an under stairs fitted shoe cupboard. The sitting room is located in the single storey part of the property and features a vaulted ceiling with exposed rafters and purlins and a stone fireplace with inset gas stove. There are French doors opening on to the terrace and rear garden. The sitting room leads onto the study. The dining room features a beamed ceiling and views across the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with a range of base and eye level units fitted on three sides with Corian work top surfaces and fitted 'Miele' appliances to include two ovens and a warming drawer, 5-ring stainless steel gas hob with extractor hood above, two drawer dishwasher and two fridges. A full height fridge and a fridge freezer complete with ice maker. From the kitchen there is access to the rear lobby, utility and boot room. Upstairs, the landing gives access to four bedrooms and a bathroom with white panelled doors. The master bedroom offers a garden view and provides a dressing area leading to a large shower room with Silestone and marble surfaces and fitted cupboards. A corridor leads to 2 double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, a family bathroom with separate shower and a large guest bedroom with en suite bathroom and a range of fitted cupboards.


Fenny Compton lies to the north of Banbury at the foot of the Burton Dassett hills. Within the village there are a number of facilities including church, Co-op store, post office and public house. More comprehensive facilities can be found in the market town of Banbury to include the Castle Quay Shopping Centre and leisure amenities. From Banbury a mainline railway station also offers connections to both London and the north as well as the M40 which provides road communication between London and Birmingham.


A gated entrance leads to a large private gravelled courtyard with parking for several vehicles and leads to an attached double garage with workshop. The garage has a pair of wooden doors and has power and light connected. There is also a detached carport beneath a pitched slate roof and a pedestrian gated access to the side of the property.

The mature rear gardens are fully enclosed by mature trees, shrubs and hedges. Principally laid to lawn the gardens are complemented by a large terrace accessed from the sitting room and hallway The gardens feature a number of trees which add privacy and seclusion including; Ash, Willow, Japanese Maple and a Walnut Tree. To the rear boundary the gardens are bordered by a stream. (Agents note: A riparian owner is anyone who owns a property where there is a watercourse within the boundaries of their property and is responsible for the maintenance of the watercourses passing through their land).

There is a wooden gazebo and a summerhouse. From the house and the terrace, there are delightful views across fields, owned by the property.

The field is enclosed on 3 sides by cattle proof fencing and mature hedgerows with a gated access from The Slade. There is a public footpath that runs through the field which is accessed by a kissing gate. In all, about 4 acres.

Additional Information

Mains Water, Electricity and Drainage. LPG to radiator heating.

Local Authority - Stratford Upon Avon District Council. Property Tax - Band G

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