Savills | Manor Road, Staverton, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 6JD | Properties for sale
23.20 Ac(9.39 Ha)
Guide price £1,600,000

Manor RoadStaverton, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 6JD

  • Under offer
  • Freehold

Key features

  • Listed period detached home
  • Character features including stone mullion windows
  • Generous bedroom sizes
  • Cottage and stone built barn providing garage
  • Equestrian facilities including attractive stable yard and three small paddocks
  • Expansive views over open countryside
  • Edge of village location
  • In all about 23 acres

A lovely listed detached period house, with west facing views, a cottage, outbuildings, stable yard, manege, paddocks and woodland on the edge of the village.

About this property

  • Godfrees is a house of considerable antiquity, built of ironstone with wonderful internal timberwork and a fine jettied oriel window. Other windows are all stone mullions with leaded lights, some with window seats. Flagstone parquet timber limestone and tile flooring and exposed ceiling timbers. Stone fireplaces with a wood burner to the hall fireplace, triple aspect drawing room and dining room with inglenook. Kitchen with inglenook, Aga with electric companion cooker, timber topped cabinets, double bowl sink, island unit and walk-in shelved pantry. Bedrooms are generous in size; bedrooms two and three with corner Tudor fireplaces, the principal bedroom has a dressing room with en suite, shower room and access to the suite of second floor rooms.

    Gardens and grounds
    Outside, there is a flagstone terrace facing south and west, lawned garden with shrubs, herbaceous borders and trees including holly, magnolia and rockery. Hard tennis court with chain-link fencing, spinney with holly and yew and spring bulbs. A five bar gate gives access to an ample gravel parking area.

    The cottage and stable yard are accessed by a separate entrance with double wooden gates and a brick paved drive. The cottage and stone built barn provides a garage with electric up and over doors and storage. Attractive stable yard, off which are three small paddocks with water and post and rail fencing. Approached by a separate access is lorry parking and further fodder store, all weather manege and access to fields sloping to the west. The are two field shelters and a young woodland, forming part of the property. Footpaths give access to surrounding countryside.

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I have always loved this house because of its architecture, history, gardens and equestrian facilities. A perfect package.

Nick RudgeProperty agent

Local information

  • Godfrees is at the end of a quiet village lane which opens onto open countryside with expansive views on the edge of the village of Staverton which lies on the Warwickshire/Northampton border and is surrounded by rolling countryside. Staverton provides amenities including a C of E primary school, public house, village school and parish church and an excellent farm shop. Further amenities can be found in the nearby town of Daventry, which has a number of supermarkets including a Waitrose, doctor's surgeries, Leisure Centre and schooling. Rugby, Northampton, Coventry, Leamington Spa and Milton Keynes are all within easy reach for more extensive requirements and employment.
  • There is a wide selection of schools in the area to suite most requirements including Bilton Grange Prep School in Dunchurch, Winchester House in Brackley, Arnold Lodge and Kingsley High School for Girls in Leamington Spa, Warwick Prep and Public School and Northampton High School. There is an exceptional communication network with the M1, M6, M40 and M45 all within close proximity and mainline trains run from Rugby to London Euston and from Banbury to London Marylebone. Local racecourses include Warwick and Stratford upon Avon, polo at Rugby, Stoneleigh and Stoneythorpe. The area is well served with equestrian activity including it's on the boundary of the Warwickshire and Pychley Hunts. Equestrian activities locally include showing, eventing, show jumping and dressage. Golf courses are nearby at Staverton and Hellidon Lakes, as well as fishing and sailing at Draycote Water.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the M40 (J12) take the B4451 towards Bishops Itchington. Proceed through the village and after approximately 4 miles at the T junction turn right into Deppers Bridge towards Southam. Follow the by-pass and take the A425 Daventry Road. Upon entering the village of Staverton, take the left hand turn immediately after The Countryman public house. Follow the road round to the right and bear left at the grass triangle, into Manor Road, then bear left and Godfrees will be found on the left hand side.
  • EPC Rating = C