Lower BrailesGuide Price £335,000
Key Features1. Entrance Vestibule
2. Two Charming Reception Rooms
3. Double Glazed Conservatory
4. Well Fitted Kitchen
5. Two Double Bedrooms & Bathroom
6. Pretty Cottage Gardens with Out-House
7. No Upward Chain
LOWER BRAILES Together with the adjoining Upper Brailes, is situated in the southern tip of Warwickshire although as stated above 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, 2 public houses, 1 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 M40 which links Oxford with Birmingham has junctions at Banbury and Gaydon (14 miles) There is a mainline rail service to London and the Midlands from Banbury.
BROOK COTTAGE Is attractively situated in High Street, in the heart of the village near to the historic church, and within close proximity of the good local amenities. The property is a charming and sympathetically modernised attached period village cottage, possibly originally dating from the mid 1800s, with whitewashed rendered elevations and a slated roof, set back from the road behind a partly walled front garden. The cottage retains a wealth of interesting period features whilst benefitting from a modern integrated kitchen and bathroom, part sealed/secondary double glazed windows, oil fired central heating and a lovely, mainly walled, rear cottage garden with old brick out-house having potential for a variety of uses.
On the ground floor A part glazed front door opens to an enclosed entrance vestibule leading to the attractive sitting/dining room which features a bay window to the front, flagstone floor, exposed ceiling beams, a brick fireplace with log burning stove, an interesting side recess with circular window, and built-in storage. The second sitting room also enjoys a bay window to the front, exposed ceiling timbers, flagstone flooring and a raised brick fireplace with log burning stove. There is a double glazed lean-to timber conservatory/sun room with glazed doors to the rear garden, tiled floor and opening to the well fitted kitchen. This contains a range of cream wall and floor cupboard units, having hardwood worktops and tiled splashbacks, incorporating a white enamel sink, integrated fridge, freezer, Neff dishwasher, electric oven, ceramic hob, extractor hood, plumbing for a washing machine and Worcester oil fired boiler.
On the first floor A stained wood staircase from the sitting/dining room leads up to a first floor landing opening from which are two good sized double bedrooms and a partly tiled bathroom containing a white suite of bath with shower attachment, vanity washbasin with cupboard under and WC.
Outside A metal pedestrian gate from High Street opens into a partly lawned front garden with well stocked flower borders. A side gate and pathway leads to the delightful, mainly walled rear cottage garden which is a special feature of the property and includes a paved sun terrace, further well stocked flower borders, lawn, a variety of shrubs and trees, small water feature and an old brick out-house with power connected and potential for a variety of other uses including home office, studio, etc.
Services Mains electricity, water and drainage are understood to be connected to the property. No tests have been undertaken to the service installations. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries and investigations before finalising their offer to purchase. Oil fired central heating is installed.
Tenure The property is for sale Freehold.
Fixtures & Fittings All items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale price, all others are expressly excluded.
Council Tax We understand that the property has been placed in Band C with Stratford on Avon District Council.
Energy Performance Certificate Energy efficiency rating: Band F (Current), Band C (Potential). A copy of the full EPC report is available upon request.
Location From Shipston on Stour, proceed over the river bridge in Mill Street and continue east on the B4035 for about 4 miles, passing through Upper Brailes into Lower Brailes. Continue past the village church and the property will be found on the left, immediately before the village garage. Post Code: OX15 5HX