Long Compton


Guide Price £950,000

An outstanding modern four bedroom stone built detached family residence set in large established gardens with double garage and extensive parking in an exclusive cul de sac in the heart of the village

Key Features

1.   Reception Hall & Fitted Cloakroom
2.   Attractive Sitting Room
3.   Separate Dining Room & Study
4.   Well Fitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room & Utility
5.   Four Double Bedrooms
6.   Three Bathrooms – Two En-Suite
7.   Detached Double Garage & Ample Parking
8.   Large Well Landscaped Gardens Bordering a Brook

LONG COMPTON  is an attractive North Cotswold village lying at the southern tip of Warwickshire, close by the borders of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside and has a General Store with Post Office, Primary School, Parish Church, the popular Red Lion Inn and Village Hall. Within easy reach of the village are Chipping Norton, about 6 miles, Banbury 15 miles, Oxford 20 miles, Stratford upon Avon 16 miles, Shipston on Stour 8 miles and Moreton in Marsh 6 miles, from where there is a mainline rail service to London Paddington. The renowned Soho Farmhouse private members club is about 10 miles distant, whilst junction 11 of the M40 is less than half an hour’s drive.

GREEN WILLOWS  Enjoys a choice setting in Barncroft – a select cul de sac of luxury homes leading from Main Street in the heart of the village. Originally built in 1998, the property is an outstanding Cotswold stone built detached family house which stands in large, well established gardens which provide a most delightful setting and privacy. The spacious and well appointed accommodation extends to almost 2,500 sq ft and includes full oil fired central heating and double glazing, three attractive reception rooms, a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room and utility, two bedroom suites and two further good bedrooms and family bathroom, a detached double garage and ample parking. The accommodation is arranged in more detail, as follows:

On the ground floor  A Canopy Porch with part glazed entrance door opens to the welcoming Reception Hall having oak flooring, a built-in store cupboard and staircase rising to the first floor. Opening off is a Fitted Cloakroom containing a washbasin and WC. A pair of glazed panelled doors leads to the Attractive Sitting Room which enjoys a triple aspect over the gardens with French doors to the sun terrace, oak flooring and a Cotswold stone fireplace with heavy beam over incorporating a log burning stove. There is a useful Study or Small Snug and an adjoining Dining Room having glazed panelled doors from the hall.

The Well Appointed Kitchen/Breakfast Room features a limestone tiled floor with French doors to the garden and contains an extensive range of cream wall and floor cabinets with granite worktops incorporating a double Belfast sink, an integrated Gorenje dishwasher, fridge and freezer, wine chiller, an Aga range style electric oven in recess with extractor hood over and a dresser unit. Leading off is a Utility Room having a part glazed door to the garden, tiled floor, further fitted wall and floor cupboard units with granite worktops, plumbing/recess for a washing machine and tumble dryer, and an oil fired central heating boiler.

On the first floor  Leading from a Spacious Landing with a ceiling hatch to the loft space and a built-in heated airing cupboard housing a pressurised hot water cylinder, is the Master Bedroom Suite comprising a double bedroom with built-in wardrobes and an excellent en-suite bathroom containing twin vanity washbasins, bath, a large tiled shower cubicle and WC. There is a Guest Bedroom Suite with double bedroom having fitted wardrobes and an en-suite shower room with large shower cubicle, washbasin and WC. The Two Further Double Bedrooms both have fitted wardrobes whilst the Family Bathroom contains a bath, large shower cubicle, washbasin and WC.

Outside  The property is approached through a five bar entrance gate with dry stone front boundary walls and a long gravelled driveway leading to an extensive car parking area in front of the house and the Detached Double Garage which has twin up-and-over doors, personal door to side and power connected.

The Delightful, Well Landscaped Gardens and Grounds are a particular feature of the property which provide a lovely private setting and which include a deep grass verge at front with two mature Willows, dwarf stone walls bordering the brook, sweeping lawns with well stocked flower and herbaceous borders, a variety of established shrubs and trees, paved sun terraces to two sides, box hedging, and a mature conifer hedge with gate leading to a further “secret garden” with lawn and small vegetable garden, etc.

General Information  

Services  Mains water, drainage and electricity 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.

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 currently been placed in Band G with Stratford on Avon District Council.

Energy Performance Certificate  Energy efficiency rating: Band D (Current), Band C (Potential). A copy of the full EPC report is available upon request.

Viewing  Strictly by prior appointment with the joint selling agents: Sheldon Bosley Knight - Tel: 01608 661666 or Hayman Joyce – Tel: 01608 651188

Location  From Shipston on Stour proceed south on the A3400 for about 6 miles to Long Compton. Continue through the village on Main Street and, immediately opposite the Red Lion Inn on the right, turn left into Barncroft. The entrance drive leading to Green Willows will be found a short way along on the right identified by the Agents’ For Sale sign. Post Code: CV36 5JE.