Farnborough, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A Grade II listed stone cottage combining historical allure with modern comforts centrally located within this picturesque village. The cottage is constructed of local ironstone beneath a part tiled and part thatched roof (re-ridged in 2019) with leaded light windows and LPG heating to radiators (discrete underground LPG tank to front of property). Mains powered fire alarm system.

The cottage has a charming exterior and characterful interior with well-planned accommodation arranged over two floors. Several period features include open fireplaces, some original latched doors, window seats and exposed stonework. A welcoming entrance hallway with stable door has doors leading onto both the sitting room and the kitchen/dining room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wood fronted units and drawers with work surfaces over and sink unit. There is freestanding space for a range cooker, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, space for a fridge freezer and further space for table and chairs. There is a pleasant dual aspect with windows to both the front and rear and a door opening onto the rear garden. The spacious sitting room also has a dual aspect and features a large open fireplace, window seat and stairs to the first floor.

Ascending the staircase are the cottage's delightful three bedrooms with latched internal doors each providing flexibility as bedrooms for family and/or guests, a home office or a hobby room. The family bathroom (installed in 2018), is fitted with a modern white suite comprising a panelled bath with a shower over, WC, wash hand basin and built-in vanity unit.


A gated front entrance opens to a gravelled driveway providing parking for several vehicles leading to a single garage with power and light connected. There is also a secure gated hardstanding to side of property for additional parking. There is a lawned front garden and pathway to the front entrance. The rear garden is enclosed by high level mature hedging. The rear garden is set within retaining walling with paved terrace and lawns.

Planning permission was granted in 2013 (now expired) for a two storey side extension, single storey rear extension & loft room - 13/01886/FUL.


Farnborough is located to the north of Banbury. The village consists predominately of older property, some of which belong to the National Trust, including Farnborough Hall with its grounds and lake. Church and "The Kitchen", an award winning Gastro pub. Further amenities can be found at Leamington, Warwick and Stratford. The property is well situated for access to both the M40 (Jcts 11&12) & M1. Train services from Banbury (London/Marylebone – approx. 52 minutes). Schools consist of a Primary at Fenny Compton, Comprehensive at Kineton, Grammar at Stratford, Preparatory at St Johns Priory (Banbury) and The Croft (Stratford). Public and private schools at Bloxham, Tudor Hall, Warwick and Sibford.

Semi detached stone cottage

Grade II Listed

Sitting Room with open fireplace

Large Front Garden

Enclosed Rear Garden

Gated Driveway - Parking for 4/5 vehicles

Single Garage

Video tour available on request.

01295 367838

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