Pretty thatched cottage in a village setting
Sunbeam Cottage is a charming Grade II listed home, originally two properties, believed to date back to the 17th Century. The property is located in the centre of Radway, a village on the South Warwickshire and North Oxfordshire borders, and is constructed of Hornton stone under a thatched roof with accommodation over three floors.
There are a wealth of period features including inglenook fireplace, exposed beams, flagstone floor, shuttered windows and window seats.
The front door, under a thatched canopy, leads to an inner porch perfect for coats and boots. The generous sitting room has an inglenook fireplace with wood burner, flagstone floor, exposed beams, and in built cupboards for storage. Access to the dining room, which contains base units and butlers sink. There is an open plan kitchen/breakfast room with electric Aga, granite work surfaces, ceramic sink and fireplace with wood burner and ample space for table and chairs. There is also a useful utility room with Belfast sink. A stable door leads to the garden.
French doors lead out from the utility room to the David Salisbury conservatory, with part exposed stone walls and double doors leading out to the garden, a great space for entertaining with lovely views across the garden. There is also an a downstairs bathroom with Thomas Crapper roll top bath.
Staircases to the first floor from both the dining room and kitchen. On the first floor are three bedrooms, and a potential for a fourth currently being used a library. The staircase from the dining room leads to a small landing with access to two of the double bedrooms and the library. From here there is access to the third bedroom. The staircase from the kitchen leads to a family bathroom and third bedroom. The second floor comprises a main bedroom suite with dressing area and shower. The bedroom has a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and wooden flooring.
Outside, there are gardens to both the front and rear, mostly laid to lawn with a range of mature trees and plants. The rear garden has a paved seating area to enjoy the gardens.
At the back of the garden is a traditional brick-built outhouse with adjoining shed and a further greenhouse.
Off street parking area with gate to the front garden.
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When I first arrived it struck me how quintessentially English this cottage is!Nick Rudge