Savills | Toft, Dunchurch, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 6NR | Property for sale
1.41 Ac(0.57 Ha)
Guide price £2,250,000(€2,604,767)

ToftDunchurch, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 6NR

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Impressive Victorian detached home surrounded by landscaped gardens
  • Traditional reception rooms with high ceilings and generous proportions
  • Open plan contemporary kitchen/breakfast with bi fold doors out on to the terrace
  • Gymnasium, sauna and shower room and swimming pool
  • Within three miles of excellent state and grammar schools
  • Birmingham airport 22 miles

Majestic Victorian Elegance

About this property

  • Toft Hill an impressive Victorian 1860 detached house situated on the edge of the village, approached through solid electric gates with a sweeping drive, surrounded by landscaped gardens with swimming pool and pool house.

    The current owners have completely renovated the house to create stunning contemporary living yet maintaining its elegance and charm with many of the traditional features still intact including, wooden floor boards, working shutters, working fire places and wood effect gas fires. The servants bell system is still intact.

    The Kitchen/breakfast room offers open plan living flooded with natural light from the bi fold doors and roof lantern in the adjoining sitting room area. A fully equipped kitchen ready for entertaining, including, Miele fixtures and fittings, microwave convection oven, steam oven, built in fridge, freezer and dishwasher wine fridge large island unit with bespoke kitchen units . Portuguese limestone tile is laid throughout the kitchen, sitting room and utility room with under floor heating.

    The adjoining reception hall with main entrance links the contemporary kitchen with the more traditional more formal Victorian reception rooms including dining room, drawing room and study with exceptional high ceilings, oak floors, fireplaces large windows and working shutters with views and accessibility out onto the surrounding gardens and pool.

    The gymnasium, sauna and shower room provide the ideal home working gym, with bi fold doors out onto the front drive, with access to adjoining double garage, with electric doors. The cellar offers an extra storage space.

    On the first floor is the principal bedroom with separate dressing room, bespoke built in wardrobes and separate en suite bathroom. Generously offers two sinks, bath and power shower. There are three further large bedrooms, two bathrooms and a snug on this level. There is a back staircase from the kitchen which gives easy access to the first floor bedrooms.

    Outside are landscaped gardens with mature trees enclosed by a high wall and fencing. There is an orchard with mature fruit trees, plenty of flat lawn area to play football or cricket. Beautiful swimming pool and pool house surrounded by Portuguese limestone terracing giving that wonderful inside/ outside feel from the sitting room and kitchen. A lovely combination of old versus new!

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This house offers such a wonderful feeling of space and light, with great accessibility from the house to the garden. A real gem!

Sophie GannonProperty agent

Local information

  • Dunchurch village is situated just 3 miles from Rugby. It has useful amenities including shops, pharmacy, post office, doctors' surgery, pubs, restaurants, library, village hall and a petrol station a petrol station. Dunchurch is on the bus route, and offers good access to the M1/M6 and M45 motorways. Rugby train station 4.4 miles, which operates mainline services to London Euston in less than 50 minutes.
  • Rugby offers a wider range of retail and leisure facilities. Just 1.5 miles down the road is Draycote Water and country park - a 650-acre reservoir used for sailing, windsurfing, fly fishing and bird watching. It is popular with walkers and cyclists. Toft Alpacas is based on the banks of the reservoir. In the next village, Thurlaston, there is an 18-hole golf course.
  • Within a 3-mile radius there is also a selection of state schools, two grammar schools,
  • Junior schooling is available at the well reputed Dunchurch Junior School, rated as ‘Outstanding' by Ofsted, and the Montessori nursery school and independent prep school at Bilton Grange School (4-13yrs) Secondary schooling can be found at , Rugby school (a co educational boarding school), Rugby High School for girls, (grammar 11-18yrs) Lawrence Sheriff 13-18ys (boys Grammar school) and Princethorpe College.
  • The M45, M1, M6 and M40 are all readily accessible with Birmingham, Solihull (26 miles) Stratford-On-Avon, Coventry, Northampton, Leicester and Warwick all within commuting distance. Birmingham International is the nearest airport about 22 miles away.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = D