Elegant Country House Set In Private Grounds. Thornby Grange dated back from the end of the 19th Century and was originally built as a "hunting box". This property offers a wealth of history and had previously been rented by Duke and Duchess of York, later King George V1 and Queen Elizabeth in the 1920s and 30s.
A unique opportunity to rent this historic Edwardian Country House. This detached property is accessed via a shared private country road and offers ample parking. The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors with the additional benefit of a cellar. The accommodation includes:
GROUND FLOOR: Lobby, Cloakroom, Reception Hall, Four Reception Rooms off the Reception Hall, Conservatory, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility and Pantry. Beyond are a number of Store Rooms, Secondary Kitchen, Rear Hall and Integral Garage; FIRST FLOOR: Eight Double Bedrooms and Four Bathrooms. A Self Contained Kitchen and Sitting Room; SECOND FLOOR: Billiards room, Eight Further Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms and Linen Room.
Attached to the house are Two Single Garages, Gardener's Room and WC.
The house was built as a "hunting box" and was reputedly rented for two seasons by the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George V1 and Queen Elizabeth.
The impressive well maintained landscaped garden surrounds the property, including a rose garden, terrace area, water feature and woodland area. There also some further garden stores and a potting shed.
RENT: In the region of £5,000 per calendar month including grounds maintenance, exclusive of all other outgoings
DEPOSIT: £6,900 payable prior to commencement of the tenancy
Property is offered on a Residential Tenancy for a minimum term of 1 year. Longer term available by separate negotiation. Pets by approval only. The property will be let part furnished.
Property benefits from mains electricity and oil-fired central heating. The range cooker is supplied by Calor gas bottles. Water is provided from a shared private spring supply. Private septic tank.
Band H: £3,410.44 payable to Daventry District Council in 2019/20
Viewing strictly by appointment only, with the letting agents.