Fabulous duplex apartment of quality and character in this historic Grade II* listed building in the heart of the Old Town.
The Old Rectory is situated on the west side of the Churchyard and is a two storey Grade II* listed house of timber, brick and plaster, the roofs are tiled. The building is said to be on the site of a cell of Burnham Abbey and was built in the first half of the 16th century. In recent times the building has been used for parochial purposes. The actual building forms three sides of a central courtyard.
This fabulous duplex apartment in a luxury development exudes quality and character. There are numerous exposed beams, high ceilings, period fireplaces and views of the Old Town, church or pretty central courtyard, through beautiful diamond leaded light windows. This wonderful conversion of an historic period building was undertaken with amazing attention to detail in 2016/2017, retaining an abundance of original features with modern high quality fittings and finishes.
Interior fittings include German kitchens made by Hacker detailing stone work tops, handle less units and with integrated Siemens appliances, induction hobs, Quooker boiling water and filter taps and built in wine cabinets. All bathrooms have Hansgrohe sanitary ware and Villeroy and Boch fittings and tiles. Wood floors to reception areas and carpeted stairs and bedrooms.
The apartment is accessed via video entry pedestrian gate into its private courtyard garden or via the central communal courtyard. A private front door leads into the entrance hall with period fireplace and staircase rising to the first floor. There is a cloakroom adjacent. The kitchen/dining/sitting room is separated into two areas by a central wall. The kitchen is well appointed with modern Hacker units and an array of quality fitted appliances mainly by Siemens. The dining/sitting area has a large period fireplace and walk in store cupboard. Windows overlook the central courtyard and the private courtyard garden, a door also leads out to the private courtyard.
On the first floor the landing has a wide leaded light window overlooking surrounding period buildings in the Old Town. The principal bedroom is a beautifully proportioned room with a bay window giving views over the church and the Old Town. There is a fitted wardrobe and cupboard with shelving. The second bedroom has a good sized dressing area with an array of built in wardrobes and a lit, shelved recess. Both bedrooms have en suite bath or shower rooms with luxury fittings and tiling, back lit mirrors, heated towel rails and LED recessed lighting to walls.
The apartment has its own large, paved courtyard garden which is walled to provide privacy with brick edged shrub border. There are two parking spaces as well as use of visitors spaces, a communal bin store and a communal bicycle store.
A character conversion of true quality in the Old Town.Daniel SpratleyProperty agent