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10 bedroom link detached house for sale

Watling Street, Clifton Upon Dunsmore

Guide Price £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 10 Bedroom Home With 4500 Sq Feet Of Accommodation
  • Georgian House With Tudor Origins
  • Approximately One Acre Of Formal Gardens
  • Abundance Of Historical Value and Original Features
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Four Reception Rooms To Include A Snug
  • Sought After Location With Views Over Stunning Countryside
  • Energy Rating Band D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


This attractive home is situated on the outskirts of Clifton Upon Dunsmore. The village of Clifton upon Dunsmore is situated to the east of Rugby and is located upon a hill with the Oxford Canal nearby. In the centre of the village are a number of small shops, a post office, St Mary`s Church, the registers for which date back to 1594, and the Bull Inn public house. Clifton-upon-Dunsmore Church of England Primary School which is currently rated as outsdanding with OFSTED and the village is currently within the catchments for the Rugby Grammar schools with private schooling available in either Rugby or Bilton Grange in Dunchurch. Within Rugby there is a Virgin Train service giving access to Euston, London in just over 50 minutes.

Welcome to this 10 bedroom Georgian home with origins from the 16th century. There is an abundance of history and character throughout to include an `inglenook` fireplace, original servants bells, cast iron bakers oven door and the old well situated in the courtyard.

The property has a abundance of space which is apparant from the light and airy Georgian entrance hall. There are three reception rooms to include the lounge and dining room, both with working fireplaces.

The kitchen/dining room is situated in the Tudor part of the house that we will call the east wing which could easily be used as a separate annexe. The kitchen has a rustic feel with `Travertine` flooring, a Falcoln range cooker and a wood burning stove. From the kitchen there is a useful utility room and ground floor toilet. There is also a snug tucked away behind the kitchen and courtyard garden that is very peaceful and cosy during those winter months.

Lilbourne Furze is perfect for a large family or someone in need of a home office or two. The property has 10 bedrooms, 7 in the main house and 3 in the east wing making this home very versatile in use. The cellar is much larger than the average cellar and could easily be used as a home gym.

Externally the property sits on approximately 1 acre of formal gardens with off road parking for several vehicles with an in and out drive accessed via two electric gates, the grounds also benefit from a garage/workshop and a further detached workshop. There is a courtyard garden with an old well to one side. The rear garden overlooks stunning views of the surrounding countryside, picture perfect views over to woodland areas and Catthorpe.

The property has oil fired central heating. There is a large gas tank which is used for cooking. Broadband is connected and the property has private drainage.



Entrance Hall
A spacious Georgian entrance hall welcomes you in to this grand home with doors to:

Lounge - 18'0" (5.49m) x 17'11" (5.46m)
With original sash window to front elevation and a grand fireplace housing a multi fuel burner.

Dining Room - 18'0" (5.49m) x 17'11" (5.46m)

Study - 10'5" (3.18m) x 7'7" (2.31m)

Ground Floor Cloakroom/W.C. - 10'4" (3.15m) x 4'6" (1.37m)


First Floor Landing
The open landing continues that light and airy feel that this home brings with a feature stained glass window to the side. Door giving access to the east wing. Stairs rising to the second floor. Connecting doors to:

Master Bedroom - 18'0" (5.49m) x 17'11" (5.46m)
This bedroom enjoys dual aspects with breathtaking views over the surrounding countryside.

En Suite To Master - 12'0" (3.66m) x 7'11" (2.41m)
Fitted with Travertine to give a beautiful natural finish. This four piece bathroom has a double shower unit and separate bath.

Bedroom Two - 18'0" (5.49m) x 17'11" (5.46m)

Bedroom Seven - 14'0" (4.27m) x 8'11" (2.72m)

Shower Room


Bedroom Three - 12'8" (3.86m) x 12'8" (3.86m)

Bedroom Four - 12'8" (3.86m) x 12'8" (3.86m)

Bedroom Five - 13'9" (4.19m) x 7'11" (2.41m)

Bedroom 10/Hobby Room - 8'11" (2.72m) x 8'7" (2.62m)
With oval skylight window.

Shower Room

Split into two parts. The main cellar houses the oil fired boiler. This room is versatile in use but could be made into a great home gym.


Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 25'5" (7.75m) Max x 15'3" (4.65m) Max
The kitchen has a great mixture of contemporary and character. The black modern granite work surfaces emphasise the rustic rouge of the `Falcoln` range cooker and feature oak beam. The `Travertine flooring reflects the light to give a different feel at different ends of the kitchen. The owners take advantage of the wood burner that is situated next to the opening to a patio area during the winter months.

Utility Room - 16'6" (5.03m) Max x 8'3" (2.51m)

Further Ground Floor Cloakroom/W.C

Snug - 16'8" (5.08m) x 12'4" (3.76m)
An `inglenook` fireplace with cast iron wood burner and original cast iron bakers oven door. Original beams to the cieling and a quarry red tile to the floor bring the history of the house to life in this room.

Stairs rising from the kitchen. Stairs rising to the main house and second floor. Connecting doors to:

Bedroom Six - 14'0" (4.27m) x 8'0" (2.44m)

Bedroom Nine/Further Study - 10'0" (3.05m) x 7'4" (2.24m)

En Suite Bathroom


Bedroom Eight - 11'1" (3.38m) x 10'5" (3.18m)

Storage Room
Storage in the eaves. Hot water cylinder.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 July 2016


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