Knightcote, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 2SF | Property for sale | Savills
315.03 sq m(3,391 sq ft)
Guide price £1,900,000

KnightcoteSoutham, Warwickshire, CV47 2SF

    Key features

    • Extensive versatile accommodation with well proportioned rooms
    • Separate one bedroom cottage
    • Separate Tower annexe
    • Leisure complex for entertaining
    • Indoor heated swimming pool
    • Extensive landscaped gardens and grounds
    • Range of outbuildings
    • Pasture, spinney and ponds

    Extensive and versatile living enjoying lovely views with delightful gardens and pasture.

    About this property

    • Knightcote Hall Farm House is a lovely period country house. Local ironstone construction under a slate roof, the house offers a wealth of period features including open fireplaces, exposed timbers, shutters, window seat, deep window boards, mullion windows, leaded lights, flagstone floors, four and six panel internal doors and exposed floorboards. Of note are the exterior doors to the main house, cottage and annexe tower.

      Well-proportioned rooms with generous ceiling heights. Many of the rooms are dual aspect.

      Oak kitchen fittings, four oven oil fired Aga, island, granite and wooden worktops and butler's sink.

      Lovely array of reception rooms perfect for entertaining.

      The opportunity to entertain continues with indoor pool complex; a guest tower overlooking the garden and pond; leisure barn and covered loggia ideal for entertaining, but equally could be perfect as guest accommodation, a games room, gym or home office.

      Separate one bedroom cottage ideal for guests or staff with courtyard to rear.

      Range of traditional outbuildings providing garaging, garden and tool stores. Off road parking.

      Wrought iron entrance gates open to a gravel drive that leads to a pair of solid timber gates which open to a gravel driveway and turning circle flanked by lawn and fine walnut tree.

      The property enjoys lovely gardens and grounds. Enclosed front garden with level lawn and pathway to the front door. To the rear there lawns reach out to the pasture and ha-ha interspersed with various shrub, rose and herbaceous borders. The gardens are partly arranged into rooms with vegetable garden and fruit cages flanked by hornbeam hedge; rose pergola. The gardens are well planted up with various trees including walnut, silver birch, hornbeam, ash, beech and horse chestnut. Orchard with apple, pear and cherry.

      Hard tennis court. There are further borders and beds planted up with rose, poplar, tulip and pine trees to the western boundary.

      Three lily ponds add to the tranquil atmosphere created by these lovely gardens.

      Traditional “ridge and furrow” pasture of about 14.06 acres lies to the south with hedges, pond, parkland trees and spinneys of chestnut, lime and whitebeam.

      Rainfall gauge station located within the pasture held leasehold by the Environment Agency.

      In all about 17.54 acres.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    This is a truly remarkable find in a really accessible location, perfect for large families or those who love to entertain. The outlook is pretty impressive too over your own land and it's not listed .......A hard one to beat.

    Nick RudgeProperty agent

    Local information

    • Knightcote Hall Farm House is in an idyllic situation with south facing views over its own pasture towards the Burton Dassett hills. Being positioned on the edge of the hamlet, the property offers plenty of privacy, yet is not isolated. Knightcote sits between Gaydon and Northend, which are south Warwickshire villages close to the North Oxfordshire and South Northamptonshire borders. Fenny Compton, close by, provides a medical centre with pharmacy, primary school, village shop, post office and public house.
    • Larger centres include the market town of Banbury, Leamington Spa, Stratford-Upon-Avon and Warwick which all offer exceptional shopping, theatre and leisure facilities.
    • Local primary school in Fenny Compton and secondary school Kineton. Prep schools - The Croft (Stratford-upon-Avon), St John's Priory (Banbury), Carrdus (Overthorpe), Bilton Grange (Dunchurch), Princethorpe and Arnold Lodge (Leamington Spa). Senior independent schools – Tudor Hall Girls (Bloxham), Bloxham, Warwick, Kings High Girls (Warwick), Stratford Grammar, Kingsley Girls (Leamington Spa) and Rugby.
    • Connections to the M40 motorway at junction 12 (Gaydon) approximately 3 miles or Junction 11 (Banbury) 14 miles. Excellent Intercity Rail services from Banbury to London (Marylebone from 60 minutes) and Birmingham from Leamington Spa. Birmingham Airport is 30.8 miles.
    • Sporting and leisure facilities include golf at Hellidon, Tadmarton and Cherwell Edge (Middleton Cheney); Horse racing at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Cheltenham; motor racing at Silverstone; fishing and sailing at Draycote Water; lovely walks in the Burton Dassett Country Park and along the Oxford canal; theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon.
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating: F
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H