Flat 6, Wroxton House, Wroxton is a beautifully presented, spacious second floor apartment forming part of a select conversion of seven apartments within this stunning building and grounds that are believed to be around 200 years old. There are beautifully maintained and very private communal gardens with unspoilt tree lines beyond. Wroxton Abbey and grounds are just across the road offering lovely walks and the village duck pond is also a pleasant place to relax. The living accommodation is arranged on one level on the top floor and is well laid out. On entering the apartment there is a spacious hallway, very large and impressive sitting room, well fitted kitchen, re-fitted bathroom and two good sized double bedrooms with en-suite to the master and wonderful views from here over the gardens. We have prepared a floor plan to show the room sizes and layout, some of the main features include:
From Banbury proceed in a north westerly direction towards Stratford upon Avon (A422). After approximately three miles Wroxton will be reached. As you approach the village follow the bend to the left and then go straight ahead into Church Street. Follow the road down almost to the end and turn right just before the end of the road up a gravelled driveway that fronts some stone cottages. After passing the last cottage the entrance to Wroxton House will be seen. Turn right and go straight ahead and then bear left into the parking area. Pass the old stable block on the right where you will see four parking spaces on the right, the parking for the apartment will be found as the last two spaces on the right.
Wroxton is a charming North Oxfordshire village situated about 3 miles North West of Banbury and it comprises a number of most attractive period cottages and houses. Local amenities include a highly acclaimed primary school, with the option also of nearby primary schools in Shenington and North Newington. There the well renowned Wroxton House Hotel and restaurant and churches of differing denominations. The village benefits from pedestrian access to the grounds of Wroxton Abbey.
Wroxton Abbey was a Jacobean house with a 1727 garden which was partly converted to the serpentine style between 1731 and 1751. There is a serpentine lake, a cascade, a rill and a number of follies, and a Gothic Dovecot. A wonderful asset to the village of Wroxton, is the public access to the grounds where pedestrians are allowed to wander around the grounds which include a formal flower garden on the south side of the house, a knot garden added in the twentieth century, a lake leading into the cascade, with specimen trees and an unusual ice house. The perfect Sunday stroll.
More extensive facilities can be found in the market towns of Banbury and Chipping Norton. Further afield in Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon there are excellent recreational, cultural and leisure facilities. Excellent communication links with the M40 (J11) only 3 miles away giving access to Oxford (A34) and London to the South and Birmingham (M42) to the North. There are mainline train services from Banbury to London (Marylebone) from 55 minutes and Banbury to Oxford in 17 minutes.
Excellent local schooling facilities with secondary education provided by Warriner School (Bloxham). For private education Tudor Hall (girls), Bloxham (co-ed), Kings High (girls), Warwick (boys) and Stratford Grammar. Preparatory schools in the area include St John's Priory, Carrdus (Overthorpe), Winchester House (Brackley) and Beachborough (Westbury). Leisure activities in the area include golf at Tadmarton, theatres at Stratford upon Avon and Oxford, motor racing at Silverstone and horse racing at Warwick and Stratford upon Avon.
The entrance to the property will be found on your left as you make your way up the drive. There is an intercom and buzzer system for visitors. On entering this door continue up two flights of stairs where number 6 will be found.
A very spacious hallway with doors leading to all accommodation. Large fitted cupboard and second smaller storage cupboard. The hallway is flooded with light from the roof window. There is high quality tiled flooring throughout which benefits from electric underfloor heating with wall mounted thermostat control.
A very impressive and spacious sitting/dining room with character high ceilings and large window looking towards the church. Further small window to the front and also a window to the rear. The room is flooded with light and has a feature central fireplace, the open fire unfortunately cannot be used. There is plenty of space for large furniture.
A very well arranged kitchen which is fitted with good quality, cream fronted shaker style cabinets with wooden worktops over. There are a range of integrated appliances including double electric oven, four ring induction hob with extractor hood, washer dryer, fridge freezer and dishwasher. Inset Belfast ceramic sink and attractive tiled splash backs. There are two windows to the side aspect and continuation of the tiled flooring from the hallway which also has electric underfloor heating with wall mounted thermostat control. The property also benefits from having a fitted water softener.
A large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and large window overlooking the beautiful communal gardens. There is a door leading into the en-suite shower room which is fitted with a white suite comprising large shower cubicle, toilet and wash basin with floor to ceiling white tiling and window to the rear aspect.
A good sized double bedroom with stripped wooden flooring and window to the rear aspect.
A beautiful, spacious bathroom which is fitted with a modern white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, toilet and wash basin. There is fitted vanity storage cupboards beneath the sink and a wall mounted electric radiator with towel rail. There are attractive tiled splash backs and good quality tiled flooring with electric underfloor heating beneath. The property also benefits from having a fitted water softener.
There are seven apartments in the building which all own part of the freehold of the property. A share of freehold property held on a 999 year lease set up in 1988. There is an service charge of £140.00 per month for the gardens, communal areas and driveway. The current sink fund balance is believed to be around £35,000.00.
To the side of the property there are beautiful lawned communal gardens with established trees, shrubs and planted borders. The whole garden is very private with established tree lines beyond and is perfect for relaxation and entertaining. To the rear of the property there is parking for all apartments where two parking spaces for Flat 6 will be found. On entering the carpark pass the old stable block on the right where you will see four parking spaces on the right, the parking for the Flat 6 will be found as the last two spaces on the right.