Key Features1. Available
3. Period Cottage
4. 3 Character Bedrooms
5. Attractive Cottage Garden with Garden Room/Studio
6. Oil Fired Central Heating
OXHILL is a quietly set village in the rolling South Warwickshire countryside close to the North Oxfordshire border. With the benefit of no through traffic it has an attractive mix of old and new properties together with a renowned inn – The Peacock, historic church and village hall. Less than two miles away is the larger village of Tysoe which enjoys local shops, pre-school, primary school and after school clubs. Also readily accessible is Kineton (3½ miles) and Shipston on Stour (6 miles) while the main centres of the area are also within easy reach with Stratford upon Avon 10 miles, Banbury 11 miles, Warwick 16 miles and the nearest junction on the M40 (6 miles). There is a mainline rail service to London from Banbury and Warwick Parkway.
PORTHKERRY, 1 BEECH ROAD Originally built in in the early 18th century, and listed Grade II of special architectural and historic interest, a stone built and thatched terraced cottage situated in Beech Road in the heart of the village conservation area. It has been extended, modernised and refurbished, including re-conditioning and re-ridging the thatch in 2017, and provides deceptive, character accommodation of great charm, benefiting from oil fired central heating - together with delightful cottage garden and old brick studio/garden room.
Sitting Room/Dining Room A Canopy Porch and painted front entrance door opens to the Character Sitting Room with fitted window seat and a feature open fireplace with a stone hearth. A connecting door leads to the adjoining Dining Room or Second Sitting Room, having a brick fireplace incorporating a wood burning stove, fitted window seat and built-in storage cupboard.
Kitchen The Kitchen/Breakfast Room overlooks the rear garden, with a part glazed door to the sun terrace, ceramic tiled floor and includes fitted base cupboard units with hardwood worktops incorporating a glazed sink, a two oven electric Aga, recess/plumbing for a washing machine and built-in storage.
Bathroom Incorporating a white suite consisting of roll edge bath with shower attachment, corner shower cubicle, circular washbasin on stand, WC and a cupboard housing oil fired boiler.
On the first floor There is a Central Landing with a built-in linen cupboard. Leading off are Three Character Bedrooms with exposed ceiling timber and two benefitting from fitted wardrobes.
Outside The cottage stands back from the lane behind a small lawned Front Garden with dwarf stone built front boundary wall. There is an Attractive South Facing Rear Cottage Garden which includes a paved sun terrace, lawn, flower borders, and a useful, brick built Garden Room/Studio with electric supply available. A side gate gives separate pedestrian access over a shared right of way to Beech Road.
OIL Fired Central Heating In the case of an oil fired system, payment will be required reflecting the value of the fuel provided in the tank at the beginning of the tenancy.
Tenancy A minimum term of 6 months: Longer periods can be arranged. Kindly enquire if you require long-term tenancy.
Reference requirements Financial, Character and Employment references will be necessary. Proof of identity must also be provided for each applicant in the form of either a Valid Passport, Driving Licence or Valid Photo-card and an up-to-date utility bill. If a Guarantor is required then Photo I.D, address and contact details will be required for the person acting as Guarantor.
Initial Payments Subject to successful referencing:
Security Deposit - equivalent to five weeks rent
One calendar month's rent in advance
Council Tax Band: C We understand the property has been placed in Band C: For the period April 2019 to March 2020 - £1,644.73
Energy Performance Certificate Energy Performance Certificate rating: Band E
Location From Shipston on Stour take the A3400 towards Stratford upon Avon. Take the first right signposted Honington and proceed through the village and the next village of Whatcote towards Oxhill. Upon entering Oxhill take the second turn right into Main Street. After about 400 yds, take the third left turn into Beech Road where the property will be found immediately ahead. Post Code: CV35 0QS