Stone Cottage
1,313 sq ft(121.98 sq m)
Guide price £295,000(€334,434)

Main StreetCharlton, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 3DR

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in August 2019
  • Picturesque village
  • First time to be offered to the market since 1949
  • In need of refurbishment and modernisation
  • Scope to extend, subject to the relevant consents

Ripe for modernisation.

About this property

  • Detached period cottage, believed to be built in 1937 and formerly the butler's cottage to the Charlton Estate.

    This is first time this cottage has been offered to the market since 1949.

    Stone construction under a pitch Welsh grey slate roof. In need of comprehensive refurbishment and modernisation and offering scope to extend, subject to the relevant consents.

    Period features include open fireplaces, picture rails, four-panel internal doors, quarry tiled floors and exposed wooden floorboards. More recently, double glazing has been installed and the gas fired boiler replaced.

    There is a small area of garden to the front with pedestrian access to the rear. Here there are enclosed level gardens predominately laid to lawn with hedge and fence boundaries. Timber garden store. Lean-to wooden workshop.

    Right of way from the end of the garden returns onto Main Street.

    This is an ideal opportunity to stamp your own mark on this delightful stone cottage.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This is an ideal opportunity to stamp your own mark on this delightful stone cottage in a sought after village

Nick RudgeProperty agent

Local information

  • The parish of Newbottle and Charlton is situated south-east of the market town of Banbury in open North Oxfordshire countryside bordering South Northamptonshire.
  • Within a Conservation Area, the village today has a thriving community with the 13th century church of St James, C of E primary school, village shop/post office, blacksmiths forge, village hall, pub/restaurant and playing fields for cricket and football.
  • More specialised amenities are found at the market town of Brackley with more extensive facilities in Banbury, Buckingham, Bicester, Oxford, Northampton and Milton Keynes.
  • Communication links are excellent with easy access to the M40 motorway at J10 (Ardley) for the south or J11 (Banbury) for the north. Mainline train services run from Banbury and Kings Sutton to London Marylebone (currently from 55 minutes).
  • Secondary schools in the area include Magdalen College School (Brackley) with preparatory schools at Winchester House (Brackley), Beachborough (Westbury).
  • Public schools at Stowe, Tudor Hall (girls) and Bloxham, with bus services nearby to the Oxford schools.
  • Sporting and leisure activities in the area include Soho Farmhouse in Great Tew; golf at Buckingham, Middleton Cheney and Whittlebury Park; motor racing at Silverstone; theatres at Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Milton Keynes and
  • Northampton; numerous local walks and bridleways, Stowe National Trust Gardens.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the M40 J11 (Banbury) take the A422 towards Brackley. At the first roundabout, take the third exit continuing on the A422. Just as you enter Farthinghoe, take the first right hand turn at the bend, signposted Charlton and Newbottle. This lane skirts the back of Farthinghoe. At the T junction turn right onto the Farthinghoe Road signposted Newbottle and Charlton. Continue passed the turning to Newbottle and into Charlton (Main Street). Follow this road and Stone Cottage can be found on the left hand side, just after The Rose & Crown Pub on the right.(OX17 3DR)
  • EPC Rating = D