Church Lane, Shutford, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15

£1,150,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An 18th Century Grade II Listed, four bedroom detached threshing barn located towards the edge of the village with a separate and self-contained annexe/office, garaging and outbuildings. All standing in delightful gardens and grounds approaching half an acre.

Constructed of local ironstone beneath a steeply pitched slate roof, the property originates from being a threshing barn to the neighbouring farmhouse and would have been used for the storing of sheaves of un-threshed corn. The property has a 20th Century extension to the front elevation and provides well-proportioned accommodation arranged over two floors. The barn provides many character features including a large Inglenook fireplace in the sitting room which also features a tall ceiling. Other character features include exposed stonework and beams including a fabulous vaulted ceiling in the main entrance with exposed purlins and rafters, flagstone flooring and latched internal doors.

A large hallway with vaulted ceiling and wooden flooring gives access to all ground floor accommodation and stairs to the first floor. The sitting room features a half height Inglenook style fireplace with woodburner, vaulted ceiling and feature wall with exposed stonework. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of base and eye level units with a combination of granite and wooden work surfaces complemented by a tiled floor. Appliances are freestanding. The snooker room forms the extension to the front elevation and provides potential for a variety of uses with independent access to the front. The impressive principal bedroom also features a vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins and rafters with an en-suite shower room.

The annexe, which is a single storey barn is self-contained, located on the opposite side of the courtyard and comprising a fitted kitchen with built in appliances, bathroom, large sitting room featuring a wood burning stove, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and a spiral staircase to a mezzanine bedroom (restricted head height).

Outside

A shared gravelled driveway (shared initially by one other property) leads through a pair of wrought iron gates into a gravelled courtyard with parking for several vehicles. The driveway is set within retaining stone walling with steps to the front entrances. The courtyard also gives access to a range of outbuildings comprising the annexe, garage and store which are located on either side of the annexe, each with power and light connected.

The rear gardens are fully enclosed and principally laid to lawn, complemented by well stocked flowering borders with a range of plants, shrubs and mature trees. There is a paved terrace adjacent to the property with external lighting and a covered seating area for Alfresco dining. In all 0.46 of an acre.

pSituation

Shutford is a thriving community village situated due west of Banbury and facilities include a Public House, Church and Village Hall. Schooling is in North Newington for the primary school. Private preparatory schools include Bloxham and Carrdus (Overthorpe) with Public schools including Bloxham, Tudor Hall (Girls) and Princethorpe, Rugby and Sibford School. State schools at Bloxham C of E primary and Warriner Comprehensive secondary, both in Bloxham. Train services from Banbury (London/Marylebone - approx 52 minutes), Oxford (London/Paddington) and Banbury and the city of Oxford have extensive shopping, recreational and sporting facilities. Soho Farmhouse is approx. 10 miles.

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