The Old Rectory enjoys a peaceful, private location next to the church, on the edge of the village surrounded by open countryside. The handsome double fronted property is constructed of local brick, part rendered with painted stone quoins below lead and slate roof. The property is a classic Grade II Listed Queen Anne rectory with Victorian additions and retains many period features such as high ceilings, deep skirting boards, wooden shutters and large sash windows flooding the house with natural light.
Offering about 6240 sq ft of living accommodation, the property is ideal for family living and entertaining with spacious reception rooms and ample bedrooms. Typical of the period the more formal rooms are in the original part of the house, with the kitchen and service rooms to the rear.
Reception rooms include the impressive drawing room overlooking the garden with a working fire place; the family sitting room is also south facing, and the dining room is conveniently located across the secondary hall to the kitchen. The spacious kitchen leads into the morning room/breakfast area with a door out to the garden, and a large utility room next to the kitchen can also be accessed via a side door from the courtyard.
First floor accommodation with principal suite enjoys a southerly aspect with walk-in dressing room and large en suite bathroom. There are 7 further bedrooms and 2 bath/shower rooms spread across the first and second floors.
Also on the first floor is a self contained guest suite with bedroom, bathroom and kitchenette, accessed via a rear staircase, which would be ideal for a nanny or live in staff.
The mature gardens surround the house and are well stocked
with a good variety of trees, shrubs and plants. A line of pleached Limes screens the lawns from the tennis court. There is a large paved terrace to the west of the house which
provides an ideal space for entertaining. There are two fenced grass paddocks adjacent to the property comprising approximately 2.5 acres. Further land may be available by separate negotiation.
Built of stone under a tiled roof the Coach House is a pretty building which is currently used as a garage and stores. Planning permission was granted in 1979 to convert this into a games
The brick built stable block provides 5 stables with hay store above, and 3 additional stables to the rear. Planning permission was granted in 1979 to convert this into a four bedroom house.
On the southern end of the stable block is a cedar greenhouse with brick base.
Attractive stone dovecote with tiled roof adjacent to tennis court providing storage for gardening equipment.
Beside the terrace to the west of the house is a 3 bay brick log store and outside WC.View payable Stamp Duty for this property