Guide price £895,000
Blackwell House is built of stone with a distinctive cream rendered facade and sits on the edge of the village overlooking the green. Set back from the village lane, the property is approached through a pair of wrought iron gates which lead to a parking area, off which the front door opens into the entrance hall with staircase to the first floor. There is a fabulous farmhouse kitchen at the heart of the property overlooking the enclosed garden to the rear. There is a cosy sitting room and both the dining room and drawing room are light and spacious due to the double aspect and linked together, ideal for entertaining. A staircase leads from the entrance hall to the first floor, where there are four bedrooms, one of which is en suite, a family bathroom and a secondary staircase which leads to a useful attic storeroom. Planning permission has been granted to extend the property to create a master bedroom en suite. Stanley Cottage offers fantastic ancillary accommodation comprising of a self-contained 2 bedroom annexe. The private, enclosed garden is predominantly to the rear and laid to lawn with a number of mature fruit trees. In addition, there is a vegetable garden which runs along the eastern side of the property. There is ample parking and the garage could be incorporated into the ancillary accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents. Blackwell is a charming village made up of a number of Cotswold stone period farmhouses and cottages. It lies in that lovely tract of country on the edge of the North Cotswolds and just into Warwickshire, some 2 miles from Ilmington and 2.5 miles from the country town of Shipston-on-Stour which provides excellent local and other facilities. Stratford-upon-Avon, Cheltenham and Oxford are the main cultural centres for the area and Birmingham and the West Midlands are within daily commuting distance. Communications are good with access to the M40 junctions 11 and 15 at Warwick and Banbury about 14 and 17 miles respectively. There are regular trains to London Paddington from Moreton-in-Marsh or to London Marylebone from Banbury.
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