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School Lane, KENCOT


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A PICTURESQUE AND BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED 3 DOUBLE BEDROOM PERIOD COTTAGE dating from c.1500 and with a fascinating history.

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY on a part or unfurnished basis, this attractive and characterful cottage features original details dating back to the 16th century whilst later additions and recent updating has created a stylish high quality residence ideal whether as a secluded weekend retreat or a full-time home.

Situated in the VERY DESIRABLE VILLAGE of Kencot on the Gloucestershire /Oxfordshire border and within convenient distance of a superb range of local amenities and schooling options, the pretty Cotswold stone property was once upon a time the village school and later the Parish Reading Room before being transformed in to a spacious private residence in the early 20th Century.

The original and generously proportioned classroom has now been BEAUTIFULLY & SYMPATHETICALLY CONVERTED to provide an ELEGANT and SPACIOUS RECEPTION ROOM including exposed Cotswold stonework and an attractive feature fireplace with inset wood effect fire. In addition there is access via French doors to the patio and enclosed rear garden.

A separate and well laid out BESPOKE FITTED KITCHEN offers mellow Cotswold stone walls, wooden worktops and solid flagstone flooring alongside an EXCELLENT range of modern appliances including cooker, fridge /freezer, separate under counter fridge, Belfast sink, washing machine and dishwasher. A welcoming entrance hallway and a useful cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation.

To the first floor level the property features 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS - both NEWLY CARPETED AND REDECORATED and both with elegant exposed solid wood beams, whilst a good sized landing offers ample space as a study or reading area if so desired. Also on this level is a PARTICULARLY WELL-APPOINTED family bathroom benefiting from the luxury of both a full sized bath tub as well as a SEPARATE WALK-IN SHOWER.

Further along the landing, the upper level has been converted to provide an attractive MASTER BEDROOM suite with a good range of BUILT-IN WARDROBES together with a dedicated EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM.

Enjoying a sheltered SOUTHERLYASPECT, to the rear of the cottage there is a BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED GARDEN that is laid mainly to lawn with flowering borders and interspersed with meandering pathways. In addition there is a pretty wooden summerhouse and a stone store outbuilding to complement this attractive outside space.

Properties of this nature and finish are rarely available to the rental market and early viewing is highly recommended.


Kencot is a pretty and sought after village, forming the most northerly of 3 villages, Kencot, Broadwell and Langford. With attractive period Cotswold buildings, Norman Church and Manor House, the village also enjoys the d'Arcy Way footpath running through the surrounding countryside.

Carterton lies 2 miles to the East, providing everyday amenities such as supermarkets, library, post office, leisure centre, doctors surgery and a variety of shops, together with primary and secondary schools.

Other local towns include Burford and Witney. The main regional centres are Cheltenham and Oxford, easily accessible via the A40. The M4 at Swindon (junction 15) is 14 miles to the south. Direct rail services to London Paddington from Swindon station (55 minutes) or Charlbury (78 minutes)

There is an excellent range of state and private schools in the area including Farmors, Burford School, Cokethorpe, St Hugh's and the well renowned Oxford schools.


For further information and to arrange to view please call Nancy or Lorraine at Moore Allen & Innocent, Lechlade office on 01367 253138 or by email at: lettings@mooreallen.co.uk.

Viewings are welcomed by appointment 6 days a week although please be aware that viewings may require at least 24 hours' notice to arrange access.


These particulars have been prepared as a general guide only. A detailed survey has not been carried out, nor the services, appliances, fittings, etc, been tested. If room sizes are included, they are for guidance and illustration purposes only. They may not be to scale and should not be relied upon for furnishing or other purposes. If there are any important matters likely to affect your decision to proceed please contact us before viewing the property.

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Moore Allen - Lettings

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