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Desirable Oxfordshire cottage

Brook Cottage is a pretty country property with four/five bedrooms located just six miles from Banbury in Oxfordshire. The house is listed Grade II and been a family home for 50 years. Accommodation is arranged over three floors, and all rooms have high ceilings and a wealth of period features including open fireplaces, exposed timbers, mullion windows and window seats.

Accommodation in total comprises: reception hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, cellar, four/five bedrooms and three bathrooms, plus the separate one-bedroom annexe, which is currently linked to the house through the courtyard.

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Outside, the gardens come to around four acres, and are well-established as part of the National Gardens Scheme. Landscaping links lawns and terracing, while rambling roses and over fifty varieties of clematis scramble over stone walls, providing fragrance and colour; indeed, there is colour throughout the year in all seasons thanks to careful planting. A tennis court will require some refurbishment.

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Brook Cottage is located in Alkerton, a popular North Oxfordshire hamlet close to the Warwickshire border on the edge of the Cotswolds. The neighbouring village of Shenington has a pub, primary school and a 16th century parish church. Banbury is six miles.

The guide price is £1.1m. For further information please contact Savills on 01295 228 000 or visit the house on their website.

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