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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Vicarage, St Nicholas Church Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34

Sold STC £1,395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Georgian Town Residence
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Self Contained Cottages
  • Triple Bay Open Garage
  • Secluded Gardens

Full description

An elegant Georgian town residence ideally placed for Warwick schools, the train station and Castle. This period property also comes with 2 separate and self contained cottages ideal for letting.

The main house comprises:
*3 reception rooms *Kitchen *Cellar *5 bedrooms *2 en suites *Family bathroom *3 bay open garage *Beautiful walled gardens *Prime location within walking distance of town centre

Floor Plan Layout

It is not to scale and is intended to show the approximate relationship of one room to another, with an indication of the main fixtures and fittings

The Old Vicarage occupies a first class location, in the lee of Saint Nicholas Church and within walking distance of Warwick Castle, St. Nicholas Park, the River Avon and local town amenities. The property comprises a fine period residence, originally built, it is believed, in the 18th century and extended in Victorian times and was the original vicarage to the church.
The property contains many attractive period features which include high ceilings, decorate ceiling friezes and cornices, sash windows, Victorian bedroom fireplaces, panelled doors and a fine Georgian staircase to the bedroom accommodation. In addition, there is a beautiful secluded walled rear garden, plus two self contained cottages within the front courtyard, ideal for guest or letting purposes.

The Old Vicarage briefly offers -
*Front entrance Courtyard *Entrance Lobby *Reception Hall *Guest Cloakroom *Vaulted cellar *3 superb reception rooms *Conservatory *Fitted Kitchen *Utility *Five bedrooms *Two en suites *Family bathroom *Second floor box room *3 bay open fronted garage *Lovely walled garden
Glebe Cottage offers -
*Entrance Hall *Living Room *Kitchen *Two bedrooms *Bathroom
(Currently let on a 6 month short hold tenancy)
23 Kirkwood (Formerly The old coach house) offers:-
*Breakfast Kitchen *Bed-sitting room *Bathroom *Roof terrace
(Currently let on a 6 month short hold tenancy)
Here then is an opportunity not only to acquire a fine period residence of immense elegance and charm, but also two self contained cottages, which provide a useful income and all being within close proximity of the many attractions of this famous historic market town.

On The Approach

The property is approached via a gate entrance from St. Nicholas Church Street with wrought iron double gates and pedestrian gate to the road. The tarmacadam driveway provides parking for several vehicles and the accommodation is arranged as follows.

Panel front door leading into

On The Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

Having radiator with sash window to the side, moulded ceiling cornices and door to

Fitted Cloakroom

Having a white low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, radiator, decorative ceiling frieze and sash window.

Reception Hall

With attractive oak block flooring, two double radiators, bay window to the front and double doors giving access to

Excellent Cellar

3.14m(10'4'') x 4.32m(14'2'')

With vaulted ceiling, electric light and separate wine storage compartment.

Drawing Room

5.96m(19'7'') x 6.92m(22'8'')

A most elegant room with high ceilings and deep moulded ceiling cornices, classical fireplace with fitted real flame living coal effect gas fire set on cast iron dog grate. Three double radiators and bay with sash windows overlooking the walled gardens.

Separate Dining Room

4.79m(15'9'') maximum x 5.49m(18'0'')

With tall ceilings and a deep moulded ceiling panel, this most attractive room has an unusually shaped alcove thought to be reminiscent of an original inglenook fireplace. There is also a bay with sash windows to the side.

Fitted Kitchen

3.90m(12'10'') x 4.53m(14'10'')

Having a range of beech units beneath granite worktops including inset double bowl stainless steel sink, integrated Bosch dishwasher, range of fitted base cupboard and drawer units and recess with fitted Britannia cooker range with five gas burners and two ovens, stainless steel splashback, tiled recess and side spotlighting. Range of fitted wall units, terracotta tiled floor, double radiator, windows to the front and side and useful walk in pantry with fitted shelves.

Utility Room

2.45m(8'0'') x 3.24m(10'8'')

Having fitted timber worktop with inset Belfast sink, pine cupboards below and matching wall units. Space and plumbing for appliances, ceramic tiled floor, Keston wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler and door to outside.

Sitting/Breakfast Room

5.65m(18'6'') x 4.53m(14'10'')

Having hatch and walkway from the kitchen with fitted base cupboards to the breakfast area and sitting area with attractive cast iron fireplace with tiled side panels, white painted surround and fitted coal effect gas fire. Two double radiators, picture rail and moulded ceiling cornices and double door to


3.37m(11'1'') x 3.56m(11'8'')

With brick tiled floor, windows and French doors to the delightful and secluded walled garden.

A shallow rising two way staircase leads from the first floor to a mezzanine landing with bedroom suite and a further short flight of steps leads to the first floor accommodation comprising as follows.

On The First Floor

Principal Bedroom 1

4.89m(16'1'') x 6.23m(20'5'')

Having high ceiling with picture rail and decorative ceiling frieze, attractive bay with leaded light and stained glass panels overlooking the gardens. Range of three built in double door wardrobes and archway into

Dressing Area

2.17m(7'1'') x 2.16m(7'1'')

With radiator and sash window overlooking the garden. Two wall light points.

En-Suite Bathroom

Having a white suite comprising panelled bath with ceramic wall tiling to rear and fitted tiled shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower unit. Vanity unit with twin inset wash hand basins, range of cosmetic cupboards below and low level wc with concealed cistern. Two wall light points, decorative ceiling frieze and sash window overlooking the Church.

Bedroom 2

5.34m(17'6'') x 4.53m(14'10'')

Having Victorian cast iron fire grate with white painted surround, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, tiled top and splashback and range of cosmetic cupboards below. Two fitted spotlights, high ceiling with picture rail and ceiling frieze, two radiators and sash window with decorative leaded light stained glass panels overlooking the garden.

Bedroom 3

3.26m(10'8'') maximum x 5.60m(18'4'')

With cast iron fireplace with tiled side panels and decorative surround. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, tiled splashback and cosmetic cupboards below, double radiator, bay window which overlooks the Church.

Bedroom 4

4.10m(13'5'') x 4.55m(14'11'')

With Victorian cast iron and tiled fireplace, fitted double door wardrobe, double radiator, pedestal wash hand basin, sash window to the front and built in storage cupboard.

Family Bathroom

Having a white suite comprising panelled bath with overhead shower fitment and side shower screens, wash hand basin with cosmetic cupboards below and tiling to rear. Low level wc, double radiator and wall light point.

Mezzanine Guest Bedroom 5

2.45m(8'0'') x 3.96m(13'0'')

Having two double door wardrobes, double radiator, sash window to the front and opening through to

En-Suite Shower Room

With recessed tiled shower cubicle with Maralec shower, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and low level wc. Wall light point.
A single flight of stairs from the first floor leads to a

Second Floor Box Room

2.42m(7'11'') x 4.59m(15'1'')

With sash windows to the front and additional store/walk in wardrobe leading off.
Situated to the courtyard to the Old Vicarage are two cottages which are currently let and comprise as follows.

Floor Plan Layouts

For Glebe Cottage & 23 Kirkwood

It is not to scale and is intended to show the approximate relationship of one room to another, with an indication of the main fixtures and fittings

Glebe Cottage

A completely self contained two bedroom cottage adjoining to the main house with heating by way of a Baxi Bermuda Master radiator in the living room with electronic time control switch. A glazed front door leads to

Entrance Hall

With stairs rising to the first floor, under stairs cupboard and door through to the

Living Room

3.69m(12'1'') x 4.64m(15'3'')

With double radiator and two glazed windows. Opening through to

Fitted Kitchen

3.69m(12'1'') x 2.33m(7'8'')

Divided from the living room by exposed beams with fitted units and Formica worksurfaces incorporating stainless steel sink and drainer with double cupboards under, drawer units, fitted Zanussi oven and ceramic hob, matching double wall cupboard and corner display shelf over, double radiator and two spotlights.

Bedroom 1

3.69m(12'1'') x 3.67m(12'0'')

With double panelled radiator and glazed window.

Bedroom 2

2.19m(7'2'') x 3.36m(11'0'')

With radiator and glazed window.


Having a panelled bath with tiled surround and electric Heatrae Sadia shower over and shower rail., wash hand basin with fitted shelves either side and tiled splashback, low flush wc. Bianco wall mounted electric fan heather, airing cupboard housing the Sadia hot water tank and immersion heater, electric shaver point and access to loft space.

23 Kirkwood

Formerly the Old Coach House and comprising

Breakfast Kitchen

4.23m(13'11'') x 4.54m(14'11'')

With range of base units, inset stainless steel sink, Indesit ceramic hob with built in oven below, space and plumbing for washing machine, windows on two sides, radiator and illuminated wall mounted storage cupboard.
Staircase to

First Floor Bed Sitting Rm

4.23m(13'11'') x 6.31m(20'8'')

With two radiators, windows on two sides and three wall light points.

Adjoining Bathroom

Having a white suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment over, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and radiator.

Roof Terrace

With outside lighting, timber balustrade and views to the Church.


Secluded Walled Garden

Immediately to the rear of the Old Vicarage are raised shaped sun terraces, one having an inset ornamental fish pool with stone fountain. Beyond the terrace is the neat lawn with pebble pathway with blue edging stones, ornamental rockery and well stocked shrub and herbaceous borders. In addition is a gravelled side area with wall boundary, flower borders, pedestrian gate to the front courtyard and also containing a timber garden shed. To the other side of the property is a useful side area with brick built garden store.

Three Bay Carport

Located within the front courtyard.

General Information

Subjective comments in these details imply the opinion of the selling Agent at the time these details were prepared. Naturally, the opinions of purchasers may differ.
Money Laundering: We have in place procedures and controls which are designed to forestall and prevent Money Laundering. If we suspect that a supplier, customer/client, or employee is committing a Money Laundering offence as defined by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we will in accordance with our legal responsibilities disclose the suspicion to the Serious Organised Crime Agency.
Agents Note: We have not tested any of the electrical, central heating or sanitaryware appliances. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the workings of the relevant items. All room measurements and mileages quoted in these sales particulars are approximate.
Fixtures and Fittings: All those items mentioned in these particulars by way of fixtures and fittings are included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded.
Tenure: The Old Vicarage is offered freehold subject to the short hold tenancies which are currently held on Glebe Cottage and 23 Kirkwood.

Services: All mains services are connected to the property.
Local Authority: Warwick District Council.
Postal Address: The correct postal address of the property is understood to be The Old Vicarage, St. Nicholas Church Street, Warwick, CV34 4JD.
Land: It is suggested that prior to exchange of contracts, prospective purchasers walk the land and boundaries in order to satisfy themselves as to the exact area of land they are purchasing and also to check all fixtures and fittings either included or excluded in the sale.
Directions: From the M40 Longbridge junction proceed into Warwick along the Stratford Road leading to High Street then Jury Street. Proceed over the traffic lights into Smith Street and at the end turn sharp right into St. Nicholas Church Street. Proceed up St. Nicholas Church Street and the entrance will be found on the left hand side.

To complete our quality service, John Shepherd is pleased to offer the following:-
Free Valuation: We would be pleased to carry out a free valuation and market appraisal of your property entirely without obligation. Please contact us to make the appropriate appointment.
Residential Lettings and Management: If you are interested in letting out your property or are considering renting a property, please contact John Shepherd Lettings Limited on 01564 771776 or email

Professional Survey Department: If this property should not meet your requirements and you decide to purchase a property not marketed by ourselves, we would be delighted to offer our professional services to you should you require an independent survey on the property you intend to purchase. We offer a full range of professional surveys including the RICS Home Buyers' Survey and Valuation Reports, and full Building Surveys. For professional survey and valuation advice therefore, please do not hesitate to contact our Survey Department on 01564 786626.
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