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Stoneleigh Abbey, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8

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Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Period
  • Communal Garden
  • Garden
  • Listed
  • Private Parking
  • 0.25 acres

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

The Jacobean House occupies the north east corner of the historic Stoneleigh Abbey, a Grade I Listed house set in its 690 acres of mature estate and parkland with the River Avon running through it. Founded in 1154 by Cistercian monks, the Abbey reflects a mixture of more than 800 years of history.

The Jacobean House has fine stone mullioned and gabled elevations and provides a fascinating and unique family home. Few properties can boast the quality and diversity of architectural elements including carved stone pillared arches of the original Abbey, flagstone floors, fine panelling, a wonderful heavy hand carved oak staircase, stained glass above the east door, Jacobean and early 20th century panelling, exposed stonework, antique doors with ornate furniture, Spanish leather wall covering to the dining room, Chinese silk wallpaper to bedroom 4 and Flemish tapestry wall hangings to bedroom 5. The property has dressed stone and brick fireplaces with delft tiling to the master bedroom fireplace, ornate moulded plaster work and oak and plaster cornicing.

The historic architectural elements to the house are complemented by modern services and fixtures and fittings, with cast iron radiators, a lift giving access from the ground to the first floor, modern electrics and plumbing and oil fired central heating.

The accommodation includes a 30ft by 22ft long drawing room, dining room, master bedroom with en suite and vaulted kitchen with Parquet floor. Bathrooms are well appointed, with spa baths and modern showers. The accommodation extends in all to nearly 5,000 sq ft.

The property is approached via an impressive north walled garden. Large private lawned garden, two garages and shared use of two wonderful walled gardens. 690 acres of surrounding Estate parkland.


Stoneleigh Abbey is conveniently situated with ready access to Leamington Spa, Warwick and Coventry, all with trains to London. Birmingham, the International Exhibition Centre and Birmingham International Airport are all readily accessible.

The area has an excellent range of state, grammar and private schools in the area including Warwick School, Kings High School for Girls, Warwick Prep in Warwick, Kingsley School for Girls and Arnold Lodge in Leamington, King Henry VIII and Bablake in Coventry, Princethorpe, Rugby School, Stratford Girls Grammar and King Edward VI in Stratford.

Golf courses in the area include Stoneleigh Deer Park, about half a mile away.

Stratford upon Avon is the region's cultural centre, and Warwick University is 3 miles away with an International Business School land thriving Arts Centre.

Kenilworth 2.5 miles, Warwick 4.5 miles, Warwick Parkway Station (trains to London Marylebone), Stratford 13 miles, Coventry 5 miles (distances approximate)


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Leamington Spa (3.7 mi)
  • Warwick (4.1 mi)
  • Canley (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Knight Frank, Stratford Upon Avon

Bridgeway, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6YX

01789 611045 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Knight Frank, Stratford Upon Avon

Bridgeway, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6YX

01789 611045 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Leamington Spa (3.7 mi)
  • Warwick (4.1 mi)
  • Canley (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Knight Frank, Stratford Upon Avon

Bridgeway, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6YX

01789 611045 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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