A wonderful country residence requiring modernisation which offers extensive accommodation set in gardens & grounds of about 8.31 acres.
The Old Vicarage is a wonderful country residence thought to date back in part to 1803 set within beautiful gardens and grounds of about 8.31 acres. The house offers 8,901 sq ft of flexible accommodation. The approach through wrought iron gates along the broad gravel driveway leads you to the attractive central forecourt at the front of the house. The white painted brickwork façade is enhanced by formal topiary planting creating a memorable first impression.
This property combines both formal entertaining space with spacious accommodation ideal for family life. It incorporates a one bedroom staff flat and a three bedroom guest annexe. There are numerous outbuildings, a swimming pool, a fenced tennis court and paddocks. This all makes for an impressive country home with fine outdoor facilities.
The Old Vicarage offers fine period features with generous proportions throughout. Accessed from the main hallway are the reception rooms which have period details and picturesque
outlooks over the gardens. The library and drawing room are of particular note. The library has bespoke shelving and panelling complimented by a feature fireplace. The drawing room has classic décor, fireplace and large picture windows offering views out over the grounds. The formal dining room has a vibrant and classic décor, period detailing and further large picture windows. This has created an inviting room, perfect for entertaining. The spacious kitchen has a range of fitted units, appliances, an Aga and ample space for breakfast dining. This floor also has a utility room, staff flat, cloakroom and access to the wine cellar.
On the first floor is the magnificent 30ft principal bedroom with fitted wardrobes,en suite and far reaching views over the garden. There are five/six further bedrooms on this floor, one with en suite facilities and two further bathrooms.
A flat with separate entrance consisting of sitting/dining room, kitchen, bedroom with en suite bathroom.
This extensive guest annexe has a sitting room, games room, kitchen, three bedrooms & two bathrooms.
Garage, various sheds and stores, pool room and vine house.
Gardens & Grounds
The park like grounds at The Old Vicarage are truly delightful creating the perfect back drop to the house. A large expanse of well-maintained lawn interspersed with specimen trees
encompass the house, which is well positioned taking advantage of the seclusion, privacy and views over the countryside. Of particular note is the magnificent Cedar tree. Adjoining the house is a south facing paved sun terrace that runs across the rear, the ideal space for ' al fresco' dining. The swimming pool is perfect for enjoying the summer with glorious views over the gardens and paddocks. The enclosed tennis court provides an additional outdoor activity.
This property has mains gas, electricity & water. Private drainage which is currently not compliant with current regulations.
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One of the most beautiful settings for a house I have seen this year. Incredible views over the neighbouring countryside, stunning gardens and a lovely country house full of character.John Henson