Savills | Shutford Road, Balscote, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 6JQ | Properties for sale
Guide price £550,000

Shutford RoadBalscote, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 6JQ

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Pretty former farmhouse
  • Village setting close to the church
  • Character features including exposed timbers
  • Light and spacious rooms
  • Enclosed terraced garden
  • Single garage

Delightful village living

About this property

  • Ash Farm is a pretty former farmhouse within a select courtyard development.

    The property is of ironstone construction under a slate tiled roof.

    Nestled opposite the church on the village lane, the property offers modern living amongst character features including fireplace with wood burning stove and exposed timbers.

    There are modern fittings throughout the house including shaker style kitchen units, kitchen range, oak internal doors, door furniture, window seat, white bath/shower room fittings and double glazing. In addition the house is offered in excellent decorative order.

    The rooms are light and spacious and having five bedrooms offers versatility for working from home.

    To the rear is a well laid out terraced garden where a pathway and steps provide access. The garden is enclosed by fencing and hedgerow predominately and is laid to lawn interspersed with established shrubs and trees. Immediately to the rear is a delightful paved entertaining area and separate pedestrian access onto the lane. Garden store.

    To the front there is parking for a number of cars and a single garage.

    This is a great opportunity to purchase a well presented period property in this sought after village.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This is a cracking gem perfect for a family who want to take advantage of the great village amenities.

Nick RudgeProperty agent

Local information

  • Balscote, on the border of North Oxfordshire and South Warwickshire, is a small village made up of principally ironstone properties.
  • Village amenities include the Butchers Arms public house, village hall and church, St Mary Magdalene, dating from 14th Century. More extensive amenities can be found in the market towns of Banbury and Chipping Norton, or further afield at Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa.
  • Excellent communication links on to the M40 at J11 (Banbury), only 6 miles away, giving access to Oxford and London to the south, or M40 at J12 (Gaydon) only 10 miles giving access to Birmingham to the north. Mainline train services from Banbury to London Marylebone (from 59 minutes). Birmingham airport is about 40 miles away.
  • Schooling in the area includes primary schools at Wroxton, North Newington and Shenington, with senior state schooling at The Warriner, Bloxham. Local independent schools include Sibford School (Sibford Ferris), St Johns Priory (Banbury), Carrdus (Overthorpe), Winchester House (Brackley), Bloxham School, Tudor Hall Girls (Bloxham), and King's High (Warwick). The property is also in the catchment area for the Stratford-upon-Avon Grammar Schools.
  • Leisure and sporting activities include Soho Farmhouse at Great Tew; golf at Tadmarton and Brailes; horse racing at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Cheltenham; indoor sports centres at Banbury; motor racing at Silverstone; polo at Southam; walking and riding locally.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Banbury take the A422 towards Stratford, passing through the villages of Drayton and Wroxton. On leaving Wroxton, take the second Balscote turning and continue into the village. Follow the road around a sharp right hand bend in front of the Butchers Arms and Ash Farm is the second house on the left hand side opposite the church. Turn into the courtyard and parking immediately on the left opposite Ash Farm.
  • EPC Rating = D