A tremendous opportunity on offer
Offa House commands an elevated position on the edge of the village of Offchurch, nestling beside the Church of St Gregory.
There is an excellent range of educational facilities in the area, including: Princethorpe, Arnold Lodge (Royal Leamington Spa),
Rugby Public School, Warwick Preparatory School, Kingsley and King Henry VIII. Offchurch is a delightful village with an active
village hall providing clubs and activities for all ages,including a children's play area and cricket and tennis clubs. Local amenities also include The Stag at Offchurch public house and the Grand Union Canal which provides a network of footpaths for keen walkers.
Other sporting and leisure facilities include golf at Leamington, Warwick and Kenilworth; sailing and fishing at Draycote Reservoir; racing at Warwick and Stratford-upon- Avon;
Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick University.
Local transport links include: Birmingham International Airport: 22 miles. Main line rail links from Coventry to London (Euston): 65 minutes;, Rugby to London (Euston): 52 minutes;. Leamington Spa to Marylebone: 90 minutes and to Birmingham:35 minutes. M40 Junction 12 (Gaydon) is a distance of 10 miles and Junction 13 (Warwick) is 8 miles.
Offa House has served as the retreat house and conference centre for the Diocese of Coventry since the early 1960s.
A former rectory with Georgian origins and later additions, Offa House is Grade II Listed. The entire property sits within the
Conservation Area of Offchurch Village.
Offa House is a substantial Grade II Listed detached former rectory. Brick construction under a pitched clay tile
Period features include open fireplaces, fireplace surrounds, dado rails, picture rails, sash and French windows, simple cornicing. Due to the property's age the main house offers well proportioned principal rooms with generous ceiling heights, all providing a feeling of space and light.
Attractive front door with light over opens to the reception hall which leads to the dining room and former chapel. Beyond is the
drawing room/library and extensive kitchen facilities. Stairs descend to cellar storage.
Beyond the original house are various recent additions providing residential accommodation, office and conference facilities, a 600 sq ft garden room, 670 sq ft conference room, ladies and gents WCs and kitchenette.
There is further residential accommodation on the 1st and 2nd floors together with a store room/kitchenette.
A detached property set within the grounds of Offa House.
Brick construction under a pitched tile roof.
The property is laid out over 2 floors and offers ideal accommodation for an annexe, income stream or working from
Offa House sits within gardens and grounds which are mainly laid to lawn interspersed with established flower beds and a wealth of mature trees which enclose the site.
Extensive off-road parking.
Views to open countryside to the north.
In all about 1.78 acres.
POTENTIAL ALTERNATIVE USES
Offa House may lend itself to a range of alternative uses, all subject to the relevant consents, including and in no particular order:-
Nursing/ Care Home
Conversion to residential apartments
Reversion to single residential dwelling
Residential Training Facility
View payable Stamp Duty for this property
Leamington Spa 3 miles
Warwick 5 miles
J13/M40 8 miles
Rugby 14 miles (London Euston 52 minutes)
Stratford-upon-Avon 18 miles
Banbury 22 miles
Birmingham Airport 22 miles
From Leamington Spa take the A425 towards Southam. In the village of Radford Semele, turn left signposted Offchurch. Follow this road for 0.5 miles and then bear left onto Village Street heading towards the church. Continue around the right hand bend and the entrance to Offa House can be found on the left hand side just before St Gregory's Church.
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