Henbrook Lane

Upper Brailes

£1,950 pcm

An outstanding and well appointed, stone built detached family house, delightfully situated at the foot of Brailes Hill.

Key Features

1.   Available End of October 2019
2.   Four Good Bedrooms
3.   Superb Living/Dining/Kitchen & Utility
4.   En-Suite & Family Bathroom
5.   Detached Garage & Ample Parking
6.   Delightful Gardens
7.   Oil Fired Central Heating
8.   EPC: Band D

UPPER BRAILES  together with the adjoining Lower Brailes, is situated in the southern tip of Warwickshire although it has an Oxfordshire postal address. This lovely area of countryside along the Oxfordshire border, forms the northern fringe of the Cotswold Hills and is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village contains several shops, a noted church, two local inns, garage and a junior school. The nearest town is Shipston on Stour which is 4 miles away, while Banbury is 10 miles, Stratford upon Avon 15 miles, Warwick 21 miles and Oxford 25 miles. The renowned Feldon Valley Golf Club, with excellent restaurant and Lodges, is only two minutes’ drive away. The M40, which links Oxford with Birmingham, has junctions at Banbury and Gaydon (14 miles) There is also a mainline rail service to London and the Midlands from Banbury station.

LOWER BROOK HOUSE  Enjoys an attractive location in Henbrook Lane, at the foot of Brailes Hill, with the good local village amenities located within easy walking distance, and benefiting from delightful countryside views to both front and rear. A superb, individual, detached family residence set in well landscaped gardens.

On the ground floor  A Loggia Porch and hardwood front entrance door opens to the welcoming Reception Hall with a useful under-stairs storage cupboard and Fitted Cloakroom, containing a washbasin and WC. The Attractive Sitting Room features a wide bay window to the front, exposed ceiling beams and a handsome open brick fireplace with stone hearth and a heavy beam over. A pair of glazed doors open to the adjoining Snug which enjoys French doors opening to the rear garden. There is also a Useful Study.

kitchen  A Superb Living/Dining/Kitchen, fitted in recent times by Bower Willis designs of Shipston on Stour, is a particular feature of the property and includes tiled flooring, access to the rear garden, a good range of kitchen cabinets having light granite worktops with concealed lighting and incorporating a sink, integrated Bosch dishwasher, fridge and freezer, Rangemaster electric range style oven in brick recess with extractor fan and large island unit with granite worktop incorporating a wine chiller.

The adjoining Utility Room has a stable door to the garden, tiled flooring and contains further wall and floor cupboard units incorporating a stainless steel sink, plumbing for a washing machine and a Trianco oil fired central heating boiler.

On the first floor  A staircase rises from the reception hall to a Central Landing with a ceiling hatch to the spacious loft space and a built-in heated airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom/En Suite  The Principal Bedroom Suite includes an Attractive Double Bedroom with a pair of glazed doors opening to a feature Sun Balcony enjoying a delightful north-westerly outlook over the adjoining farmland, fitted wardrobes with dressing table, and an En-Suite Shower Room containing a tiled corner shower cubicle, washbasin and WC.

Bedroom Two  Enjoying an attractive outlook.

Bedroom Three  Enjoying an attractive outlook.

Bedroom Four  Enjoying an attractive outlook

Family Bathroom  Bath with electric shower over, washbasin and WC.

Outside  Located to the side of the property is a Detached Garage with an up-and-over door, personal door to side and power connected.


The Attractive and Private Gardens extend on three sides of the property which is set back from the lane behind a Front Garden having a mature screening hedge and conifer tree, gravelled driveway/parking area and flower borders. A gate gives access to the Charming Rear Garden which includes extensive paved terracing, adjoining which is a Rear Loggia, gravelled areas with a further paved patio and raised flower borders, etc. There are further mainly lawned gardens to the side of the property, bordered by mature hedging to the front, and by a small brook along the rear boundary.

Tenancy  A minimum definite term of 6 months. Longer periods can be arranged in many cases. Kindly enquire if you require a long-term security.

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.

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.

Council Tax  We understand that the property has been placed in Band G with Stratford on Avon District Council.
For the period April 2019 - March 2020: £3042.76

Energy Performance Certificate  Energy efficiency rating: Band D

Location  From Shipston on Stour, proceed over the river bridge in Mill Street and continue east on the B4035 for about 3 miles to Upper Brailes. Drive through the village for about half a mile before turning right into Henbrook Lane. The property will be found a short way along on the right. Post Code: OX15 5BA