Red Lion Street, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 1PB | Property for sale | Savills
2,439 sq ft(226.59 sq m)
Guide price £725,000

Red Lion StreetCropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 1PB

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Charming Grade II listed cottage
  • Characterful village home
  • Wealth of period features throughout
  • Unique, spacious and flexible accommodation
  • Exceptional garden
  • Off-street parking

Delightful period property with impressive garden.

About this property

  • 3 Red Lion Street was formerly two cottages, which have been combined to provide a substantial and characterful village home. The charming Grade II listed, part-thatched property. which is of ironstone and brick construction, features an exceptional garden and off-street parking for two cars The property retains a wealth of period features, including exposed stone walls, beams and inglenook fireplace. There could also be potential for further improvement, subject to any necessary consents.

    The light dining hall provides a useful space for entertaining as well as access to the garden. The spacious dual aspect drawing room is full of period charm with exposed stone walls and beams. It leads to a separate study as well as having a door into the garden and stairs to the first floor. A separate sitting room provides useful versatile space and features an inglenook fireplace and window seat.

    The generous kitchen / breakfast room features exposed beams, a traditional bread oven, fitted base and wall units with granite work surface and a ceramic sink. There is plenty of room for a table and a door into the garden.

    The utility room includes fitted units and cupboards, a door to the garden and a feature window onto the garden. There is ladder access to a spacious workroom / storage area above. There is also a shower room on the ground floor.

    The first floor is accessed by two separate staircases at either end of the house. It provides a double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and en suite shower room, three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

    The second floor provides a fifth bedroom / office leading to a storage area, which has potential for conversion to an en suite bathroom, subject to the any necessary consents. There is also an additional attic space that could potentially be converted, subject to any necessary consents.

    To the rear of the property is a spacious enclosed garden, which is rare for a property in the heart of a village. This wonderful space includes a courtyard, well stocked flower beds, greenhouse, fruit trees and a substantial vegetable garden. The property also benefits from off-street parking for two cars.

    A traditional brick outbuilding currently provides two stores and has potential for alternative uses including home office, subject to any necessary consents.

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I was immediately taken by this quintessential cottage and its exceptional garden. I love the space it offers in the heart of such a vibrant village.

Francesca MossProperty agent

Local information

  • Cropredy is a popular and thriving North Oxfordshire village located on the Oxford Canal in the Cherwell Valley. Set in rolling open countryside, the village is made up of principally ironstone houses and cottages. Village amenities include a post office, doctors' surgery and dispensary, village store, two public houses, café, actively used village hall and primary school. More extensive shopping and leisure facilities are available in the market towns of Banbury (4.5 miles), Leamington Spa (17 miles) and Warwick (19 miles).
  • Excellent connection to the M40 motorway at junction 11, approximately 4 miles away. Mainline train services from Banbury to London (Marylebone from 56 minutes). Birmingham International airport is approximately 42.8 miles away.
  • Local primary schools include Cropredy and Chacombe and comprehensive schools include Chenderit, North Oxfordshire Academy and The Warriner, Bloxham. Independent prep schools can be found at Carrdus (Overthorpe), St John's Priory (Banbury), Winchester House (Brackley), Beachborough (Westbury), Warwick and Arnold Lodge (Leamington). Senior public schools at Warwick (Boys) and Kings High (Girls), Bloxham School, Tudor Hall (Girls).
  • Sporting activities in the area include a sports and social club, including cricket, football and tennis courts; canoe club; an indoor sports and swimming pool complex in Banbury; golf at Cherwell Edge (Chacombe), Tadmarton Heath and Rye Hill; horse racing at Warwick and motor racing at Silverstone. Soho Farmhouse is approximately 16.8 miles away. There is a good local network of excellent country walks and the Oxfordshire canal network on the doorstep.
  • All distances and times are approximate.

Additional information

  • Council Tax Band - G
  • Agents Comment - Restrictive covenant preventing the development of a separate dwelling in the garden. Access to the rear of the garden and parking area is via a right of way over an unadopted road. For further details contact Vendors' agent.
  • Directions: From Banbury head north on the A423, Southam Road. After approximately 3 miles, turn right towards the village of Great Bourton. Continue through Great Bourton and continue into Cropredy. Once in Cropredy, bear left at the first green continue along Station Road. Then take the first right hand turn onto High Street and when you reach the Methodist Church turn right onto Chapel Lane. Continue along Chapel Lane and bear right onto Red Lion Street. The road bends to the left and the Property can be found on the left, opposite The Church of St Mary the Virgin.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G