A Grade II listed family house with a two bedroom cottage, outdoor pool and tennis court, set within about 2 acres
Reception hall, sitting room, dining room, family room, study, games room, kitchen/breakfast room, kitchen 2, utility room, 2 store rooms, cloakroom, 9 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, cellar, 2 bedroom cottage, double garage, 2 single garages, ample parking, mature gardens, outdoor swimming pool, ’all weather’ tennis court, outbuildings, approximately 2 acres, EPC exempt Dating back to 1866 and designed by the British architect, G.F. Bodley, The Old Vicarage presents a rare opportunity for those seeking a period country house of immense character, with considerable opportunity for modernisation/refurbishment. The house enjoys a secluded setting and offers flexible living space with the additional benefit of ancillary accommodation in the form of a cottage.
The ground floor accommodation is arranged around an elegant reception hall and the many features include fireplaces, high ceilings, sash windows and parquet flooring. There are five reception rooms: the light and airy sitting room with direct access to the gardens, a family room with a bay window and built-in window seating, a good size dining room, a study and a breakfast room. The adjoining kitchen is fitted with a range of units, an Aga and integral units and the ground floor further comprises a utility room, a store room and a cloakroom.
Located on the first floor is the master bedroom with an en suite bathroom, six further bedrooms and a family bathroom whilst the upper floor is arranged to provide two bedrooms, a bathroom, a games room, a kitchen and a useful store room. This floor could be utilised as guest/staff accommodation.
Situated to the side of the house is the self-contained cottage comprising a sitting room with an impressive vaulted ceiling, a kitchen, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a storage room. In addition to a double garage, there two single garages and brick-built store rooms/sheds.
The house is set within about 2 acres of beautiful secluded gardens that are undoubtedly a key feature of the property and contain a wide variety of flowering plants, shrubs and trees to provide year round interest. For leisure and relaxation, there is an ’all weather’ tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool and a vegetable garden. To the front, a large gravelled area provides parking for several vehicles and, in turn, provides access to the garaging.