Back Lane, Long Compton, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire. CV36 5LG


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Positioned in a quiet country lane at the end of Vicarage Lane and Broad Street, on the edge of open countryside to the east of this popular North Cotswold village, this stylishly appointed and thoughtfully improved semi-detached two storey, three bedroom country retreat has been comprehensively refurbished in the recent past and is strongly recommended for internal inspection.

Combining the innate character and charm of a period home with the contemporary refinements of modern day living, the property has three built in window seats, stained oak flooring, antique latch and brace doors, and some wattle and daub style walls. There is a homely wood burning stove in the through living room and there are views to be enjoyed from both ground floor and the two main bedrooms over trees and countryside.

Modern refinements include a stylish fitted kitchen with a good complement of units and recently renewed oven and hob, there is propane gas fired central heating from a combination boiler, sealed united double glazing, a stylish fully tiled shower room suite, ground floor cloakroom and upgraded wiring and plumbing.

Externally there is a small side garden with the option of the majority of it being used for off street parking. Long Compton is located midway between the market towns of Chipping Norton, Moreton-in-Marsh and Shipston-on-Stour with the village having a strong local community including its own primary school and a renewed local gastro pub in the Red Lion.

The cottage is perfect for those looking for a main home, a supplementary home or those looking for a holiday cottage for investment purposes.

Hall (8' 03" x 4' 00" or 2.51m x 1.22m)

Stained engineered oak floor, single radiator.

Cloak Room

Two piece suite in white, low flush wc, wash hand basin set into cabinet and combination boiler recently installed for propane gas fired central heating and instantaneous hot water.

Kitchen (12' 00" x 9' 00" or 3.66m x 2.74m)

Matching oak floor to the rear hall with solid oak worktops fitted on three sides with inset 1 1/2 stainless steel sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap, split level Induction Bosch hob with matching electric circa therm oven below with cooker hood above, three wall mounted cupboards, four base cupboards, four tier pan drawer unit, space and plumbing for washer/dryer and dishwasher, part tiled walls, double radiator, painted beamed ceiling with easterly and northerly aspected windows.

Living/Dining Room (13' 10" x 12' 0" or 4.22m x 3.66m)

Built in window seat to both the front and rear, panelled front door with leaded stained inset, built in shelves to each side of the chimney breast and cast iron multi fuel burning stove set onto a stone hearth in the original chimney breast. Exposed beams to the ceiling with antique lintels over the windows, engineered stained oak floor, ample room for a dining table in the rear, wattle and daub style wall to one side, latch and brace door leading to the stairwell with understairs storage cupboard returning to the first floor.


Wattle and daub style walls, access to loft space and latch and brace doors, single radiator.

Bedroom 1 (10' 02" x 11' 09" or 3.10m x 3.58m)

Built in window seat with outlook over treescape, built in shelved storage cupboard.

Bedroom 2 (9' 03" x 9' 02" or 2.82m x 2.79m)

Single radiator and outlook over treescape to the front from dormer window.

Bedroom 3 (7' 0" x 6' 05" or 2.13m x 1.96m)

Double glazed velux window and wattle and daub style panelled wall.

Shower Room / WC

Three piece suite, corner sited wash hand basin with double cabinet below, close coupled low flush wc, delta shaped shower cubicle with sliding glazed doors, a rain shower head and hand held shower spray, double glazed velux window. Chrome ladder style heated towel rail and radiator, ceramic tile floor and walls.

Courtyard Garden (30' 00" x 20' 00" or 9.14m x 6.10m)

Double gates leading to optional parking bay with a side gate over which there is a right of access for three properties to the side, elevated flagged area for alfresco dining with box hedge with metal container housing gas canister.


From our Moreton-in-Marsh office turn left and at the first mini roundabout turn left along the A44 towards Chipping Norton, continuing over the railway bridge and after leaving the town boundary take the second turning on the left, sign posted Barton-on-the-Heath and Long Compton. Continue along the same road through the village of Barton-on-the-Heath and eventually along Crockwell street to the T-junction with the A3400. Turn right, continuing past the church, then take the next turning on the left into Vicarage Lane, continuing to the end of the road following it around to the right and Ashby Farm Cottage is then positioned on the right hand side.

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