School Lane, Warmington, Banbury, OX17

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Dating back to the early 1800's the property was built for the Rector William Harrison to provide a free school and a cottage for the Clerk to the Parish Council. At the turn of the 19th Century, the property became the social centre for the village when a new school was built and was known to be used for a mothers union, gun club and dance hall. Old Rectory Farmhouse was enlarged with a second storey addition around 1950 and sympathetically extended in 2008. Constructed of brick beneath a slate roof with wooden framed windows and a beautiful Virginia Vine to the front elevation, the property sympathetically combines many character features with all the convenience of modern family living. Features include beamed ceilings, oak internal doors, solid oak flooring and a hand cut local blue Hornton stone fireplace with 'Clearview' multi-fuel burner to the Sitting Room and an additional log burner to the dining room. The 'Cotteswood' of Chipping Norton kitchen is well fitted with a range of base and eye level units, granite work surfaces and fitted appliances and features a Rayburn set into a brick surround fireplace. The light and airy bedrooms enjoy an outlook across the gardens with the master bedroom benefiting from a generous Dressing Room and En-Suite Bathroom with white sanitary ware including whirlpool bath. No onward chain.

Situation

Warmington is an attractive conservation village in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty lying between Banbury, Stratford upon Avon and Warwick. The village has a public house and a prominent church. There are good shopping facilities at Banbury and Warwick as well as access to the motorway network via the M40 (Junctions 10 & 11) and to the mainline rail network at Banbury station (London Marylebone 60 minutes). Schooling in the area includes Rugby, Warwick and Stratford Grammar.

Outside

A paved terrace adjacent to the property overlooks the beautifully maintained gardens and grounds. Principally laid to lawn and complemented by well stocked flowering borders, the gardens feature a formal lawned area with a central dividing pathway and a wooded area with wild planting and numerous specimen trees.

The gardens and grounds are delightful. A private driveway provides parking for two vehicles and leads to an integrated garage with electric doors and power and light connected. The driveway also provides access to the kitchen entrance.

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