High Street, Eydon, Northamptonshire, NN11

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Manor Farm Cottage is a beautiful character house situated in a Conservation Area of the village, with gardens backing on to fields of sheep and superb views over open country side towards Canons Ashby. Grade II listed, the property is constructed from local ironstone below a pitched slate roof. With late 17th century origins, Manor Farm Cottage, as its name suggests, is believed to have been until the 1980's part of a farm estate and the former cattle shed, dairy and stores have since been cleverly integrated into the accommodation.

The entrance hall with under-floor heating sandstone tile floor and glazed door and windows to the rear garden is light and welcoming. The impressive 29ft drawing/dining room with stunning stone inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove, has three French doors opening to the garden, making it a wonderful room for entertaining. The sitting room has a pretty fireplace and pretty window seat overlooking the front garden . The contemporary kitchen has white washed oak floor, fitted units, integrated appliances, attractive inglenook recess with additional storage units and shelving. The master suite has extensive dressing areas and en suite bathroom with underfloor heating and enjoys the spectacular views to the rear of the property and across the surrounding countryside. Also on the first floor are two further double bedrooms, both with window seats and shared family bathroom. There are two further double bedrooms and a bathroom on the second floor which is ideal for children and teenagers, or alternatively could be used as a spare room and private office. This home also has Hyper fast broadband of 900 mbs.

Outside, there is a striking and contemporary front garden designed by award winning garden designer Polly Wilkinson, with low stone wall and wooden swing gate. Attached to the property is a stone, single garage with electric doors and a further separate door at the rear for access to the oil tank. To the rear, the splendid garden is mainly laid to lawn, and benefits from a patio area with tremendous far-reaching views across the rolling hills of Northamptonshire. There is a loggia and garden room ideal for entertaining.

Eydon is a highly desirable village in South Northamptonshire. Local amenities include The Royal Oak pub, parish church, village hall, sports field,newly refurbished playground, outdoor gym, village store and visiting butcher. The village has a very active community. Further facilities can be found at nearby Byfield, Woodford Halse and Culworth which include cafes, a post office, butcher, mini supermarket, hairdressers, nurseries and and primary schools. More extensive facilities are at the market towns of Banbury, Brackley, Towcester and Daventry.

Independent schools in the area include prep:- Winchester House, (Brackley), Beachborough, (Westbury), The Carrdus, (Overthorpe near Banbury); Senior independent schools are Bloxham and Tudor Hall, (Bloxham), Stowe and Rugby.

Sporting activities in the area include golf at Cherwell Edge (Middleton Cheney) and Staverton; horse racing at Towcester, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon; motor racing at Silverstone; full indoor sports complex at Banbury; fishing and sailing at Boddington Reservoir.

?Approximate distances:

Banbury 8 miles (London Marylebone about 59 minutes), Daventry 8 miles, Brackley 9 miles, Towcester 8 miles, Milton Keynes (London/ Euston travel time from 35 minute) M40 motorway at Junction 11 (Banbury) about 11 miles.

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