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Radway

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Conservatory
  • Utility Room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Library/Bedroom 5
  • 2 Bathrooms, Seperate Shower
  • Garden, Workshops, Brick Built Outhouse
  • Parking

THE PROPERTY

A charming 17th century thatched cottage overlooking the village green and presented to a high standard. The Property Listed Grade II as a building of special architectural or historic interest Sunbeam Cottage dates back to the 17th Century and comprises a semi-detached cottage constructed of Hornton stone beneath a recently thatched roof and presented to a good standard. Internally the property has retained many period features including partially exposed stone walls, exposed timbers, exposed wood floors, inglenook fireplace and flagstone floors. All the windows are wood casement with the majority being shuttered, some with window seats. Parking to a small area with five bar and pedestrian gate opening to a gravelled parking area. The gravel path leads to a half glazed front door under a thatched canopy opening to an inner porch and then main sitting room. The sitting room is a good size with inglenook fireplace and wood burner, cupboards to one side and original bread oven. The flagstone floor continues from the sitting room to the dining room. The dining room has a range of base units with part wooden and slate worksurface and butlers sink. A single door opens to the David Salisbury conservatory, separate door opening to the main staircase with under stair cupboard below. The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with base and wall units, granite worksurface with circular ceramic sink with brass mixer taps, electric AGA, fireplace with wood burner. A second staircase rises from the kitchen to the first floor. An archway leads to the utility room with granite work surface, Belfast sink and space below for separate washer/dryer and 3/4 size dishwasher, above are separate eye level units, boiler and stable door opening to the rear garden. French doors open from the utility room to the conservatory with ceramic floor, part exposed stone walls and double doors opening to the garden and separate door to the downstairs bathroom/cloakroom with a Thomas Crapper roll top bath, Japkap w/c and wash hand basin. From the dining room the staircase rises to the first floor with a small landing and access to bedroom 1 and 2, both double bedrooms. Bedroom 3/ Library is a thoroughfare with a range of built in library shelves. From the kitchen the second staircase rises to a small landing with access to Bedroom 4, linen cupboard and a family bathroom with panelled bath, w/c and wash hand basin. This staircase then rises to the second floor which comprises an open plan main bedroom suite with dressing area and full range of built in cupboards and shower cubicle with potential for an ensuite bathroom, a step down to the bedroom area with vaulted ceiling, wood floor and some exposed timbers. The views are far reaching towards and include the castle at Edgehill. Outside The brick laid parking area gives access via five bar and pedestrian gate to the front garden which is mostly laid to lawn with a selection of young and mature plants and trees. A separate gravelled and paved pathway leads up to the front of the property. To the side of the house is a side gate and path leading to the rear garden. The rear garden has a lovely terrace lawn area and many mature shrubs, plants and young trees. At the back of the garden is a traditional brick-built outhouse with adjoining shed and a further greenhouse. The oil tank is located in the rear garden. Location Sunbeam Cottage is set on the centre of Radway village which is a much sought-after location on the South Warwickshire and North Oxfordshire borders, under the lee of Edge Hill where the first pitched battle of the English Civil War was fought near Edge Hill and Kineton in 1642. The village is now made up of attractive period houses and cottages constructed mainly of Hornton ironstone. There is a fine parish church, village hall and strong community. On the edge of the village is the popular riding school and livery yard. Further facilities are found in the nearby in Stratford-upon-Avon and Shipston-on-Stour. • Banbury (9 miles) • Shipston-on-Stour (11.5 miles) • Stratford-upon-Avon (13 miles) • M40 north bound Jctn 12 (9.6 miles) • M40 south bound Jctn11 (10.4 miles) • Mainline railway services from Banbury to London Marylebone in (58mins) All mileages are approximate