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Offers over £550,000

School LaneWigginton, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 4JX


    Key features

    • Detached character stone property on the edge of the village.
    • Lapsed planning permission for second floor extension.
    • Two good sized reception rooms with views of the garden.
    • Kitchen/dining with double doors out to the terrace.
    • Gardens and off road parking for several cars.
    • Within five miles of Soho Farmhouse.
    • Banbury Train Station, 7.5 miles, trains to London Marylebone.

    Detached stone cottage with far reaching views.

    About this property

    • - A delightful stone detached character property thought to date back from 1867 which has lapsed planning for a second floor extension to add a third bedroom and bathroom.

      - Situated on the edge of the village it benefits from a south facing gardens and far reaching views over open countryside.

      - The accommodation comprises two generous sized reception rooms with good ceiling height and garden views.

      - The sitting room has an open fire place a spacious room ideal for slightly larger furniture. The snug is a smaller room with wood burning stove and dual aspect windows to the front and back of the property. From the sitting room is access to the utility room and WC with double doors out onto the garden.

      - The kitchen/dinning room has double doors leading out onto the terrace and gardens which could be extended subject to planning. There is an oil fired Aga and fitted cupboards for storage.

      - On the first floor are two very generous sized double bedrooms with good ceiling height and a bathroom.

      - Outside the garden is enclosed with a stone wall and fencing offering a pretty cottage garden with a lawn area and paved terrace adjacent to the property benefitting from the far reaching views over rolling countryside. There is plenty of room for several cars to park off the road.

      • A home offering plenty of potential for someone to put their own stamp on!

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    A fantastic opportunity for those wanting to put their own stamp on it!

    Sophie GannonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Wigginton is a quiet, attractive village nestling on the side of the River Swere valley in rolling north Oxfordshire countryside. The village has a public house, parish church, Methodist chapel and village hall. Everyday requirements can be found at Hook Norton, Sibford Ferris and Bloxham.
    • The popular market town of Chipping Norton is nearby and offers more extensive shopping and entertainment with an active local theatre and many restaurants and pubs. Comprehensive facilities can also be found in Banbury, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon as well as Cheltenham and Birmingham.
    • There are excellent educational facilities in the area including primary school at Great Tew and Hook Norton; senior schools at Bloxham, Chipping Norton and Banbury; preparatory schools include St John's Priory (Banbury), Kitebrook and Winchester House (Brackley); public schools at Bloxham School and Tudor Hall with the Oxford and Cheltenham Schools within easy reach.
    • Transport connections are good with train services from Banbury to London/Marylebone (from 57 minutes) and from Charlbury to London/Paddington (from 75 minutes). Connections onto the M40 motorway are either at junction 10 (Ardley) for the south or junction 11 (Banbury) for the north. Leisure and sporting activities in the area include a village sports and tennis club in Hook Norton; Soho Farmhouse at Great Tew (5 miles); Daylesford Organic Farmshop and Spa at Daylesford (14 miles); golf at Tadmarton Heath, Chipping Norton and Lyneham; theatre at Chipping Norton, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon; horse racing at Cheltenham and Warwick; hunting with the Heythrop and Warwickshire Hunts; polo at Kirtlington. The surrounding area includes the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and hosts many footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Banbury (M40 J11), head south on the A361 towards Chipping Norton. Go through Bloxham and onto South Newington and as you are leaving the village take the right hand turn signposted to Wigginton. Follow this road into the village of Wigginton and continue up a gentle slop taking the first turning (School Lane) on the left. Continue passed the village hall on your left and the property is on your left. If you reach Oxhey Rise you have gone too far.
    • EPC Rating = E