Thenford, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 2BX | Property for sale | Savills
1,924 sq ft(178.75 sq m)
Guide price £900,000(€1,026,190)

ThenfordBanbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 2BX

    Key features

    • Detached stone house in conservation village
    • Planning permission for extension and off road parking
    • Countryside views
    • Contemporary Interiors
    • South facing garden and terrace

    Contemporary interior with traditional charm.

    About this property

    • The Old Rectory is stone detached property tucked away in the small conservation village of Thenford. It is situated gable end onto the village road benefitting from the lovely countryside views to the south side. The owners have recently renovated and refurbished the property (2020), and it now offers a contemporary interior with traditional charm. Exposed beams, fireplaces and window seats and shutters all add to the character of the house.

      The kitchen has a pantry store and a central island unit providing a good practical working space with integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher and Smeg rangemaster oven. Windows with views onto the garden bring in plenty of natural light. The adjacent utility/boot room and WC offers a separate workspace with Belfast sink and built-in cupboards with space for white goods. Both the dining room and sitting room have wood burning stoves and south facing windows offering generous room proportions and good ceiling heights. There is access to the cellar and first floor from the drawing room.

      The first floor can be accessed by two staircases. The principal bedroom within its own wing, has views over the garden and spacious bathroom ensuite with built in cupboards, free standing claw footed slipper bath, separate shower and two sinks. There are two further double bedrooms on this first floor and family shower room. On the second floor are two bedrooms and wc. The fifth bedroom could be used as a home office.

      Outside is a beautiful traditional south facing country house garden enclosed by a high stone wall. There is a paved seating area ideal for entertaining with
      mature trees and shrubs creating a private space. There is planning permission to extend the property, which could add a larger family open plan kitchen/dining room and off-road parking for one car. Planning reference number WNS/2022/0376/FUL.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    I love this house for its sumptuous interiors and practical layout, offering the best of both traditional and contemporary living.

    Sophie GannonProperty agent

    Local information

    • Local information Thenford is a charming village, situated four miles east of Banbury and five miles north west of the market town of Brackley. This delightful conservation village is surrounded by unspoilt countryside and offers traditional village living. Thenford also has a beautiful parish church and is home to Thenford Gardens and Arboretum. Middleton Cheney (1.7 miles) is the closest village to Thenford and is well serviced by amenities including a variety of shops, two public houses, a post office and pharmacy, a local primary (Middleton Cheney Primary Academy) and secondary school (Chenderit School) as well as an active village hall with an array of clubs and societies. More extensive facilities can be found in the market town of Banbury or further afield in Oxford and Milton Keynes for a wider variety of cultural and leisure facilities.
    • Communication links are excellent with the M40 Junction 11 (Banbury) only four miles away and access on to the A43 for the M1. Mainline train services run from Banbury to London (Marylebone) from 55 minutes at peak times.
    • Local preparatory schools include The Carrdus at Overthorpe, Winchester House (Brackley) and Beachborough School (Wesbury). Public schools at Tudor Hall (girls) and Bloxham (co-ed), in addition to Warwick public school (boys) and Kings High school (girls).
    • Sporting activities in the area include golf at Cherwell Edge (Middleton Cheney) and Tadmarton; horse racing at Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick; motor racing at Silverstone; Soho Farmhouse private members club at Great Tew; polo at Kirtlington and Cirencester; Bannatyne's Health Club in Bodicote; world renowned shopping at Bicester Village; Blenheim Palace at Woodstock and theatres in Chipping Norton, Oxford and Stratford upon Avon. All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Council Tax Band: F
    • EPC Rating: G
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F