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7 bedroom character property for sale

Seckington, Staffordshire, B79

Guide Price £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Tranqui Village Location
  • Dating back in parts to 1724
  • Stunning Acommodation on 3 floors
  • Charm and Character
  • Ideal Multi generational living
  • Potential for Business Use
  • up to Seven Bedrooms
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Must view property
  • Energy Rating - Exempt

Full description

Set in one of the most tranquil settings of North Warwickshire Countryside yet just 3 miles travelling distance of Jct 11 of the M42. The Old Rectory is a truly stunning Grade II listed three storey family sized home dating back to 1724. The current owners of 19 years have cherished and preserved the wealth of retained features which include many original fireplaces, leaded light windows, wooden floors, shutters, cornice mouldings and the two cellars. With accommodation totalling 4078 sq ft this home lends itself easily to multi generational living or subject to change of use, business premises/home office. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the size and potential on offer.

Beautifully presented throughout the accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance porch, Reception Hallway, Guest Cloakroom, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Study (formally the robing room), Breakfast Kitchen, Utility Room, Scullery and two dry cellars. On the first floor there are two Double Bedrooms with en-suites, two further Double Bedrooms, Family bathroom and a Cloakroom Wc. On the second floor there are 3 further spacious rooms offering potential for a variety of other uses. Perfect for running a small business, as indeed did the current owners. Alternatively, additional bedrooms, teenager/student apartment, gym, studio, Au pair accommodation, would all work well. Externally approached via gates leading to substantial gravelled driveway providing parking for numerous vehickles, detached two storey bake house with Wc, offering potential for conversion (subject to the usual planning) and delightful gardens to the front and rear mainly laid to lawn with large patio area. A quiet location adjacent to the Village Church, the total plot measures 0.41 of an acre.

Location - Nearby schools include Newton Regis C of E Primary and the highly regarded Twycross private school. Tamworth railway station with direct inks into nearby cities and London. East Midlands and Birmingham International Airports are within approx half hour travelling. The property is ideally placed for the commuter - approximate distances: Junction 11 of the M42 - 3.5miles Tamworth - 5 miles Ashby de la Zouch - 9 miles Lichfield - 12 miles Burton on Trent - 14 miles Birmingham - 22 miles Nottingham - 30 miles. Tamworth railway station with excellent connections and East Midlands and Birmingham International Airports are within easy reach.

Ground Floor Accommodation - Entrance Porch Brick porch with lantern lights and having twin gothic arched entrance doors, original Victorian tiled flooring and door to:

Reception Hall - With oak flooring, stairs to first floor landing, central heating radiator, access to cellar, open stone fireplace with multi fuel burning stove and quarry tiled hearth, feature stone Mullion window to side, doors to

Sitting Room - 3.87 x 4.30 (12'8" x 14'1") - Having sash window to front with original wooden shutters, central heating radiator, multi fuel burning stove within wood surround with glazed tiled inset, exposed beams to ceiling.

Dining Room - 4.39 x 6.39 (14'4" x 20'11") - Having feature sash windows to front, coving to ceiling, wood flooring, original plate shelf, coving to ceiling, feature carved stone and marble fireplace with multi fuel burning stove, wooden flooring, central heating radiator.

Drawing Room - 5.28 x 6.32 (17'3" x 20'8") - With shuttered sash windows to front, window to side, feature carved stone fireplace with multi fuel burning stove, wood flooring, picture rail, cornice to ceiling and two central heating radiators.

Inner Hallway - With tiled flooring, central heating radiator, door to second cellar, second staircase to first floor, doors leading to

Guest Cloakroom - Fitted with a low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, central heating radiator, window to side and wooden flooring.

Study - 2.56 x 2.74 (8'4" x 8'11") - Originally the robing room for the Rector having original arched leaded window and stone Mullion window to rear, central heating radiator and tiled flooring,

Breakfast Kitchen - 4.40 x 4.58 (14'5" x 15'0") - Fitted with a range of painted wood wall, base and drawer units with work surface areas and tiled splash backs, resin sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over, oil fired Aga set within a tiled inglenook, electric oven and ceramic four ring hob with extractor hood over, plate and wine racks, integrated dishwasher, central heating radiator, tiled flooring, window to rear and doors leading to:

Utility Room - 1.82 x 3.38 (5'11" x 11'1") - Fitted with a belfast sink, quarry tiled flooring, double doors to rear garden. plumbing and space for automatic washing machine, oil fired central heating boiler.

Side Porch - With door to the courtyard, quarry tiled flooring, central heating radiator and door to:

Scullery - 3.77 x 4.12 (12'4" x 13'6") - With window to rear, original London Brown Belfast sink with quarry drainer and original pump, space for fridge and freezer, fireplace recess.

First Floor Accommodation - Landing enjoying feature stone mullion window to rear, doors to:

Guest Cloakroom - Fitted with a white suite comprising low level w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin, central heating radiator, window to side elevation and access to roof void.

Bedroom One - 4.25 x 4.87 (13'11" x 15'11") - With two sash windows to the rear overlooking the rear garden. Original fireplace with cast iron grate and wooden surround, airing cupboard, access to roof void, central heating radiator, picture rail and door to:

En-Suite - 2.13 x 2.03 (6'11" x 6'7") - Fitted with a suite comprising of panelled bath, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, central heating radiator and feature arched window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Two - 5.36 x 4.37 (17'7" x 14'4") - With sash window to the front overlooking the Church. Two windows to the side with views of countryside. Two central heating radiators, a range of fitted wardrobes and door to:

En-Suite - 2.58 x 2.75 (8'5" x 9'0") - Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer attachment over, low level w.c, wash hand basin in vanity unit, tiled splash backs, central heating radiator, access to roof void, and window to the side elevation.

Bedroom Three - 4.40 x 6.27 (14'5" x 20'6") - With wide sash window to front with views of the Church. Original fireplace with cast iron grate exposed bricks and wooden surround, central heating radiator, storage cupboard, and a range of fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Four - 3.86 x 4.36 (12'7" x 14'3") - With sash window to front, original exposed brick fireplace with wooden surround, central heating radiator, exposed beams to ceiling and picture rail.

Bathroom - 4.03 x 1.96 (13'2" x 6'5") - Fitted with a champagne coloured suite comprising panelled bath with mixer attachment over, low level w.c and twin wash hand basins within vanity units, central heating radiator, and window to the side. elevation.

Second Floor Accommodation - Landing with doors to:

Bedroom Five - 4.39 x 6.31 (14'4" x 20'8") - With window to front, two storage heaters, access to roof void and original fireplace with cast iron inset.

Bedroom Six - 4.80 x 3.01 (15'8" x 9'10") - With window to front, electric heater, access to roof void and fireplace with cast iron inset.

Bedroom Seven - 3.96 x 4.54 (12'11" x 14'10") - With window to front, two storage heaters and fireplace with cast iron inset.

Outside - The property is approached via a brick pillared gated entrance which opens onto a large gravelled driveway ,capable of parking numerous vehicles and giving access to the front door and rear courtyard. The fore garden is mainly lawned and has borders with various shrubs and trees and a pleasant outlook across to the village Church. To the rear there is an enclosed courtyard which is accessed from the side porch and in turn gives access to the detached the detached Bake House.

The rear garden has a gravelled patio area with steps leading up to the mainly lawned area having mature borders with various plants, shrubs and trees, fenced and walled boundaries.

The total plot measures 0.41 of an acre.

Two Storey Bake House - 3.56 x 4.98 (11'8" x 16'4") - having windows to front and side, power, lighting, low level w.c. and a staircase leading to the first floor. This offers potential for conversion subject to the relevant building regulations.

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly by prior appointment via the agents Howkins and Harrison on 01827 718021.

Local Authority - South Derbyshire Council - 01283 595795 North Warwickshire Borough Council - 01827 715341 Hinckley and Bosworth Council - 01455 238141

Council Tax - Band - (2016/2017)

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.

Services - None of the services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage services.

Additional Services - Do you have a house to sell? Howkins and Harrison offer a professional service to home owners throughout the Midlands region. Call us today for a Free Valuation and details of our services with no obligation whatsoever.


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23 September 2016

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