Church Lane, Mollington, Banbury, OX17

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A period stone detached property tucked away in a small conservation village, situated off a quiet lane with lovely countryside views. The property has 17th century origins and has evolved to provide a spacious contemporary home to suit open plan family living, whilst retaining cosy formal entertaining spaces.

Constructed of local ironstone beneath a tiled roof with oil fired heating, pressurised water system and double glazed windows, the property provides substantial accommodation arranged over four levels to include a converted cellar and attic. The current owner has renovated and refurbished the property to a high standard and it now offers a contemporary interior blended with traditional charm with period features such as exposed, beams, fireplaces, latched internal doors and window seats with shutters.

On the ground floor, there are two entrances to the front and rear that give access to a large hallway with stairs to the first floor and a long corridor that leads to the ground floor accommodation. The Sitting room has an engineered oak floor with a bay window to the front elevation and an open fireplace housing a log burner. The adjacent snug/family room also has an open fireplace an engineered oak floor. The single storey kitchen/dining/living space extends to over 40 feet in length featuring a vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins and rafters and a ceramic tiled floor. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units including a central island with second oven and granite work surfaces. There are fitted appliances to include a range cooker, dishwasher and wine fridge. The are two sets of bi-folding doors opening directly to the walled courtyard.

On the first floor, there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower. The principal bedroom features a walk in dressing room, fitted with built in storage and leads to an en-suite shower room. The dressing room has access from the hallway providing the option of a fifth bedroom. On the second floor, the bedroom is served by a separate shower room.


The property is approached by right of way over the former farmyard and this gives access to parking and a detached garage. The south facing front garden is lawned with a central pathway and established cottage style borders. The walled rear garden has a large paved terrace offering a good degree of privacy.


Mollington is situated to the north of Banbury along the A423 Southam Road. It is a pretty ironstone village on the side of a hill above the Mollington Brook. There is a 14th Century Church which sits on the hill looking across the village. Facilities within the village include church, public house, and village hall. Shopping facilities can be found in nearby Banbury which include the Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Gateway Retail Park and the Spiceball Leisure Centre. Soho Farmhouse (Private members club) is 16 miles and Bicester Village 21 miles. There is also a mainline railway station in Banbury with services to London Marylebone (under the hour). The M40 (J11) provides access to both London and Birmingham. There is local schooling available in Middleton Cheney (both primary and secondary) and private prep schools at nearby Brackley (Winchester House) and Westbury (Beachborough). Independent senior schooling can also be found at Bloxham, Stowe and Warwick all within 20 minutes drive. Local sporting facilities include golf, polo and motor racing.

Conservation area

Detached former farmhouse

Countryside views

Contemporary interior

Character features

walled facing garden

Open plan living

Four Bedrooms

Four Reception Rooms

Three Bathrooms



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