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Clarks Lane, Shipston-on-Stour, CV36 5LB

Property Description

A beautiful detached stone four bedroom house of substance, with a detached cottage, all set in superb gardens, extending to over half an acre. The date stone of 1727 suggests the origin of the property but recently the property has been extended and much improved by the present owners in the seventeen years since we sold it to them. Period features successfully combine with stylish modern living space to create a desirable village residence offering space and flexibility.


  • Period Residence
  • Four Bedroom/Three Reception Room
  • One Bedroom Cottage
  • Garage/Outbuildings/Garden & Orchard Around 0.6 Acre

    LONG COMPTON is a sought after village lying at the most southern tip of Warwickshire close by the borders of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is within a conservation area. The village has a General Store, Primary School, Parish Church, Village Inn and Village Hall. Within easy reach is Chipping Norton 5 miles, Banbury 15 miles, Oxford 22 miles, Stratford upon Avon 16 miles, Shipston on Stour 6 miles and Moreton in Marsh 6 miles from where there is a mainline rail service to London.  


    PORCH oak front door, windows on either side and glazed door to  

    SITTING ROOM with four windows seats, two to front, two to rear, stairs to first floor, attractive inglenook fireplace including wood burning stove. Exposed beams. Off to  

    DINING ROOM with French door to rear, fireplace with part stone surround and timber mantle, bookshelves, exposed French oak floorboards. Off to  

    KITCHEN/FAMILY AND LIVING ROOM with continued floor and an extensive range of grey painted base and wall cupboard and drawer units with white quartz work surfaces over. Smeg five ring dual fuel stove with hood over. Window overlooking courtyard, Belfast sink, space for dishwasher and space for fridge freezer. Open to  

    FAMILY/LIVING ROOM door to courtyard and full width bi-folding doors to rear terrace and garden. The room is spacious and light with a glazed central lantern, and provides flexible and stylish family living.  

    LAUNDRY/UTILITY/CLOAKROOM with wc, Belfast sink, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, bookshelves.  

    FIRST FLOOR LANDING with stairs rising from the sitting room , two window seats, shelved cupboard.  

    BEDROOM TWO a double room overlooking the garden with beautiful views and window seat.  

    BEDROOM THREE presented as a twin bedroom, window seat, view as before.  

    BATHROOM wc, wash hand basin, built in cupboards, bath, bead and butt paneling, dormer window overlooking garden.  

    SHOWER ROOM with shower and fitted shelved towel/linen cupboards. Airing cupboard with hot water tank.  

    SECOND FLOOR LANDING with wardrobe cupboards.  

    MASTER BEDROOM overlooking the garden.  

    BEDROOM FOUR overlooking the garden. 


    THE COTTAGE A detached stone cottage providing useful ancillary accommodation, home office, teenage suite or granny flat. A front door opens to  

    SITTING ROOM with hatch to roof space for STORAGE/OCCASIONAL ROOM. 

    KITCHEN/DINING ROOM with range of base and wall cupboard and drawer units, single stainless steel sink, four ring gas hob, oven, hood, space for washing machine and space for fridge freezer.  

    BEDROOM a good size, double room. 

    BATHROOM with wash hand basin, wc and bath with shower over.  

    FOREGARDEN Immediately adjoining the front of the property is a lawned foregarden and double width graveled parking area in front of the garage. 

    TANDEM DOUBLE GARAGE up and over door to front. Very long, widening at the rear as a useful workshop space and large mezzanine storage over.  

    To the left hand side of the property is access to the cottage and gated access to the  

    COURTYARD GARDEN leading off the kitchen, graveled, a nice place for pots or herb garden, etc. Leading round to  

    REAR GARDEN with a terrace immediately adjoining the rear of the property and lawned gardens beyond, pathway lined on both sides with box hedging. The main area of lawned garden is set beyond with planted borders and a stone wall. Double metal gates to the garden/orchard. Beside the cottage is a 

    WORKSHOP/SHED providing excellent storage and useful workshop area. Beyond that is a  

    GARDEN ROOM/HOME OFFICE/GYM with power and light, being insulated and of a good size, providing excellent flexible space. 

    ORCHARD mainly laid to lawn and with mature fruit trees, laurel hedge providing private area. Towards the foot of the garden is a greenhouse and bonfire area. The whole property extends to over half an acre.

    It is worth noting the quality of the position, the accommodation, the garden and the presentation that combine to provide stylish living in a very well regarded and sought after village.  

    TENURE The property is understood to be freehold although we have not seen evidence. This should be checked by your solicitor before exchange of contracts. 

    SERVICES We have been advised by the vendor that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. However this should be checked by your solicitor before exchange of contracts. Oil fired central heating in the house, LPG in the cottage. 

    RIGHTS OF WAY The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any rights of way, easements, wayleaves, covenants or restrictions etc. as may exist over same whether mentioned herein or not. 


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Peter Clarke & Co,
Shipston on Stour

13 High Street, Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4AB

01608 260 026