Cottisford, Brackley

£400,000 Offers Over
  • Type: Character Property
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
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Property Features

  • Stone-Built
  • Village Location
  • Large Garden, Storage Shed
  • New Doors and Windows
  • Off Road Parking
  • Stunning Views Over Farmland
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Wood Burning Stove
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • En-Suite Shower To Master Bedroom

Property Summary

A charming stone-built two-bedroom cottage, with a wealth of character and period features, standing in delightful mature gardens with views over adjoining farmland and off-road parking, in the peaceful village of Cottisford.

Full Details

3 Kennel Cottages is a charming end of terraced cottage with many original features set in an attractive rural area that is notable for its rolling arable landscape, copses, and trees.

Kennel cottages were divided in to separate dwellings in 1857 and are located on the site of the former kennels, although separated from the main village represent an important element of its history and contribute to the character of the conservation area.

The cottage is approached from a gravelled driveway and the grounds are entered through a 5 bar gate, leading you to the beautifully maintained garden which overlooks open fields.

Enter the cottage from an enclosed hall, which in turn leads you to the sitting room with a feature stone fireplace and a wood-burning stove, original beamed ceiling, and window seats with views to front and rear.

The study which, was the original downstairs bathroom also benefits from views over the pretty garden making it the perfect place for those that work from home. The current sellers have also used it as a cosy snug.

The light and airy kitchen/breakfast room will be the heart of the property, with a range of wall and base units and plenty of work surface, exposed stone walls, window seat to rear and tiled flooring.

The kitchen has plenty of room for a table and chairs

On the first floor, you will find two double bedrooms both featuring window seats with far-reaching views over the garden and farmland beyond.

Bedroom two has original flooring and the master room has an en-suite shower room.

A family bathroom completes the first-floor accommodation.

Outside the gardens, which extend to 130 feet, are mainly laid to lawn to the front of the property and benefit from mature trees and colorful shrubs.

The patio area makes for a perfect space for weekend BBQs and long summer evenings with family and friends.

A stone-built shed at the bottom of the garden provides useful storage space and there is off-road parking for several vehicles.

Cottisford is a hamlet and parish in the northeastern corner of Oxfordshire, about six miles north of Bicester and four miles south of Brackley.

It is part of Lark Rise country taken from the 'Lark Rise to Candleford' books by 19th century local girl Flora Thompson, the daughter of a stonemason of Jupiter Hill.

The village church is St. Mary the Virgin, built in the 13th Century on the site of a Saxon Church. Apart from the removal of the tower, it remains unchanged.

Cottisford is only 15 minutes away from Silverstone motor racing circuit. The market town of Brackley has fine Georgian buildings and a huge antique centre.

Bicester is within a few miles drive with it's famous Bicester Village Shopping Centre and has two railway stations.

Bicester North station offers a great commuter service to London Marylebone in around 45 minutes and you can reach Birmingham in 1 hour. Bicester Village Station also offers a service to Oxford and London Marylebone.