The Hill, Aynho, Banbury, Northamptonshire, OX17

£765,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This beautiful Grade II Listed thatched cottage offers a wealth of character features and has been extended and reworked by the current owners.

The property offers an entrance hall with exposed stone wall and floor, space for coats, stairs rising to the first floor and a cloakroom fitted with a white suite. There are three lovely reception rooms all of which are full of character and each offer a fireplace with a wood burning stove, beamed ceilings and stone or oak floors. The kitchen/dining/garden room is a recent stone, oak and glass addition and is situated at the back of the house overlooking the garden. There are ample base and wall units, plate racks and drawers, a double deep glazed sink, modern double Aga, built in dishwasher, central island unit and space for fridge/freezer. There is a utility room with Quarry tiled floor, a deep glazed sink, ample cupboards, space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and a stable door providing access to the garden.

On the first floor there is a master bedroom with built in wardrobes and an ensuite wet room comprising shower and wash basin, second bedroom with built in wardrobe and a family bathroom fitted with a white suite comprising panel bath, wall mounted wash basin, wc and linen cupboard. Stairs rise to two attic bedrooms, one of which has lovely A frame beams.

A second staircase gives access to another bedroom and a large family bathroom comprising roll top claw and ball bath with shower over, wash basin, high flush wc with pull chain and ample storage cupboards. A steep wooden staircase gives access to a further attic room with exposed A frame beams.

Situation

The pretty village of Aynho is situated south east of Banbury on the B4100 in the South Northamptonshire countryside. The village is made up predominantly of period stone properties together with a limited number of more recent homes. There is a good community spirit and Aynho offers The Cartwright Hotel, the Church of St Michael and a village hall. It is conveniently situated for access to the towns of Banbury and Bicester, both of which offer a comprehensive range of facilities with primary and secondary schooling found in neighbouring villages. Access to the M40 motorway can be gained at junction 10 (Ardley), There is also an excellent mainline train service (London Marylebone & Birmingham) from both Banbury & Bicester.

Outside

The property is accessed via a gravelled driveway serving three cottages where you have your own off road parking for four vehicles.

The plot extends to approx. 0.16 acre and the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a paved seating area. There is a small pond, two stone outbuildings, a summerhouse/garden shed and a playhouse. Mature trees include apple, quince and silver birch. Outside lighting, power and tap.

Additional Information

Council Tax Band G.

Gas central heating (wall mounted boiler in the utility room) and under floor heating in the kitchen.

Re-thatched in 2010.

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