An elegant part-Georgian, part-Victorian former Rectory offering spacious accommodation over 3 floors with 9 bedrooms set in mature gardens of about 1.52 acres.
The Old Rectory in Witherley, is originally believed to have been constructed in the 1760s during the Georgian period and with dramatic additions made during Victorian times in the 1860s. As a result the home offers a wealth of character features from both historical periods, which makes the home a truly unique find in today's housing market. The home offers 5 first floor bedrooms as well as a 2nd floor, which could serve as an ideal au pair suite.
Ground floor - Front entrance door opening into entrance vestibule, which in turn gives access to:
Reception hall, panelling to dado height, tiled flooring and stairs to the first floor.
Sitting room, double glazed windows to the front and side elevations, picture rail, two built-in bookcases, feature marble fireplace surround with working fire.
Dining room/snooker room, double glazed window overlooking the formal gardens, feature fireplace surround with cast-iron inset and tiled side slips, picture rail and wall light points.
Family room, double glazed bay window to the front elevation, inglenook fireplace with inset log burner, exposed beams and built-in media/communications cabinet.
Library/music room, numerous bespoke fitted oak bookcases, feature fireplace surround and double doors giving access to the swimming pool complex.
Open plan living / dining kitchen, a bespoke fitted kitchen with base units, a mix of granite and wooden work surfaces . Wall cabinets, Aga, island unit with breakfast bar, twin Belfast style sink units, wine cooler, plumbing for American style fridge freezer, tiled flooring, double glazed sash windows, ceiling speakers and walk-in pantry.
Downstairs cloaks, low-level WC and wash hand basin.
Utility room, base units with Belfast style sink unit, plumbing for washer, tiled floor and double glazed window to the side.
Indoor swimming pool, a wonderful addition to the property by the current sellers. Feature tiled flooring and walls, roof lantern, electric pool cover, separate Jacuzzi/spa, uplighters, downlighters and double glazed bifold doors leading out onto the sun terrace. Changing room, cloakroom and plant room.
First floor - landing, stairs to the second floor and doors leading off to:
Bedroom one, double glazed windows to the front and side elevations, two cast-iron radiators, feature fireplace surround with cast-iron insert, tiled side slips and built-in wardrobes.
En suite shower room, low-level WC, twin wash basins, towel radiator, shower/wet area and frosted double glazed window.
Bedroom two, two double glazed windows, feature fireplace surround with cast-iron inset, cast-iron, radiators, and built in wardrobes. En suite bathroom, freestanding bath, low-level WC, vanity incorporating wash hand basin, double glazed sash window and towel, radiator.
Bedroom three, double glazed sash window to the rear elevation, cast-iron radiator. En suite shower room, feature circular shower cubicle, low-level WC, vanity unit incorporating wash hand basin and towel radiator.
Bedroom four, double glazed window, cast-iron radiator, built-in cupboard and exposed beam.
Bedroom five, double glazed sash window, feature fireplace surround, cast-iron radiator, exposed beam and built-in wardrobes.
Family bathroom, freestanding bath, towel radiator, vanity unit incorporating twin wash basins, corner shower cubicle, low-level WC, tiled floor and frosted double glazed sash window.
Second floor - Landing, exposed beams, cast-iron, radiator, double glazed Velux window and doors leading off to:
Four generous double bedrooms and shower room. Versatile rooms that can be used for further bedrooms, games rooms, or nanny/au pair accommodation.
Outside - To the front, the property is approached by a stone chipped driveway, wrought iron security gates. Parking for numerous vehicles and two electric car charging points.
To the side of the Rectory is a brick paved patio area, adjoining this area is an outhouse of brick construction with adjoining greenhouse. There is also access to the road from here.
Formal gardens of about 1.52 acres, laid mainly to lawn, deep flower borders, an exceptional mix of mature coniferous and deciduous trees which are interspersed around the grounds. Generous paved split-level sun terrace and an outdoor kitchen area. A sunken seating area with fire pit, summer house/outdoor office, outdoor lighting and vegetable plot area.
A wonderful all weather En Tout Cas tennis court with generous run backs. An illuminated garden walkway, truly a garden that needs to be seen in order to be appreciated.
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I love the privacy and tranquillity of the garden in this sought after village home.Ian MarriottProperty agent