A charming, detached three-bedroom cottage.
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Thought to date back to the 17th century, Gingerbread Cottage is built of local stone with later brick additions. The property has retained many period features including exposed beams, fireplaces, exposed brick, original bread oven and window seats.
The front door opens to the entrance hall with oak flooring which provides access to the kitchen with a range of base and eye level units, electric range and Belfast sink. Adjoining the kitchen/breakfast room is a spacious, open-plan sitting/dining room with underfloor heating, bi-fold doors to the garden and views over the village cricket green and fields. Steps up from the sitting/dining room lead to a useful study. Further ground floor accommodation includes the drawing room with stone fireplace, built-in bookshelves and windows to the garden as well as a snug, also with built-in shelves and storage and a downstairs shower room.
Stairs rise from the hall to the first floor which comprises the master bedroom with built-in storage, a further double bedroom and the family bathroom. A second set of stairs from the entrance hall lead to a third double bedroom.
To the rear of the property is a sheltered terrace with wonderful views over the village cricket green and fields. There is also a pretty cottage garden to the side of the house which is mainly laid to lawn with floral and shrubbery borders, decking area and a gate to the front of the house.
There is a large brick built single garage to the side of the house and a gravel driveway providing off-road parking.
The Conservation village of Culworth is a mainly stone built village located to the north east of Banbury. Village amenities include a Church, Public House, Art Gallery, Coffee shop, and excellent butcher. There are bus services to Brackley and Banbury.
Further shopping and leisure facilities are found in nearby Banbury, Brackley, Bicester and Oxford. Good access to the M40 at Junction 11. Chiltern Railway service from Banbury to London Marylebone in under 1 hour.
Culworth has a well regarded primary school and nearby there is a secondary school in Middleton Cheney. In addition, private schools in the area include Carrdus, Winchester House, Stowe, Tudor Hall and Bloxham School.
From J11 of the M40 proceed on the A422 towards Brackley. At the roundabout turn left onto onto the B4525 signposted to Middleton Cheney and after approximately 2 miles, turn left signposted Thorpe Mandeville. Follow this road until you reach Thorpe Mandeville and turn left just before the Three Conies pub. Proceed through the village and into Culworth. Continue along this road until you reach Culworth village. Gingerbread Cottage can be found on the right hand side.Read all
- Situated in the popular village of Culworth.
- Views over the village cricket pavilion and fields.
- Three double bedrooms.
- Open-plan kitchen/living/dining room.
- Pretty cottage garden.
- Well-proportioned accommodation.
- Parking and garage.
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