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Manor Road, Kilsby, Rugby

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Howkins & Harrison LLP, Rugby






Key features

  • Grade II listed
  • Northamptonshire stone
  • Generous plot extending to 0.92 acres
  • Six bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms and three bathrooms
  • Exposed beams and flagstone flooring
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Landscaped and walled rear gardens
  • Double fronted car port with attached workshop
  • Outbuildings

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautiful six bedroom, Northamptonshire stone, Grade II listed property set over three floors in a popular village location. Dating from the 17th century and extended in 1764 the property offers a wealth of original features, landscaped and walled gardens, outdoor heated swimming pool, double bay car port with attached workshop and further outbuildings. The property sits on a generous plot which extends to 0.92 acres or thereabouts.

Location - Kilsby is a medium-sized village situated approximately five miles from Rugby and Daventry just on the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire borders. The village itself has two public houses, a pre-school and primary school, and a recreational field with children's play area. Further schooling is available nearby in Rugby, including Lawrence Sheriff School for Boys and Rugby High School for Girls and good independent schools at Bilton Grange, Princethorpe College and world famous Rugby School, all within a short drive. There is an active social scene within the village with a number of organised community events. There are excellent road networks surrounding Kilsby give immediate access to the A5, A14, A361 as well as the extensive motorway network. There is also a frequent rail service from Rugby station providing a high-speed service into London Euston in less than 50 minutes.

Ground Floor - Steps with wrought iron railings lead to an oak panelled front door, with fan light and canopy over, which provides access to a generous reception hall, with flagstone flooring, circular stone window, stairs rising to the first floor, a door to the single chamber cellar and doors to two of the three reception rooms. The drawing room features dual aspect windows, which include a south facing bay window and west facing sash windows with window seats below, and attractive panelled walls with fitted shelves set into an arch with columns either side. The focal point of the room is an open fireplace with wooden and marble surround and marble hearth. The dining room is particularly spacious with exposed ceiling beams and features an impressive inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and exposed Northamptonshire stone. There is flagstone flooring, a sash window with window seat below and exposed timbers. An inner hall provides access to a downstairs cloakroom which has fitted tongue and groove panelling, wc and wall hung wash hand basin. The study is accessed from the inner hall and benefits from fitted shelves, a sash window and views over the west facing gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room is accessed off a further hall which has two useful storage cupboards, travertine flooring, a door leading to the dining room, further stairs rising to the first floor and a door leading out to the garden and swimming pool beyond. Fitted with bespoke French Oak shaker style wooden kitchen cabinets with quartz work tops over, and bench seat with cupboards under, the kitchen has been fitted with appliances which include an Aga, two ring induction hob with extractor fan over, double electric oven along with a double Belfast sink. A further door from the kitchen leads to a useful walk-in pantry/utility room with cold shelf and space for further appliances. The garden can also be accessed from the pantry/utility room.

First Floor - A spacious landing leads to four generous sized double bedrooms, one of which is currently being used as a study and has fitted shutters to the windows, with window seats below. The principal bedroom has a central ceiling beam, oak panelling, fitted cupboards and dual aspect windows with window seats below. Bedroom three provides access to two separate landings and has attractive exposed floorboard, whilst bedrooms two and four both benefit from fitted cupboards. There are two bathrooms on this floor, one of which is adjacent to the principal bedroom and has been fitted with a panelled bath with Victoriana shower attachment over, separate glass and chrome shower enclosure, wc and an Armitage Shanks wash hand basin. There is mosaic tiling to the floor and splash back areas.

Second Floor - A galleried landing, with useful under eaves storage, opens out to a large room which is currently being used as a sitting/music room and features an impressive, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and fitted velux windows. There are two double bedrooms on this floor and a bathroom which is accessed via a brace and latch door. The bathroom also features a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and has been fitted with a bath, heated towel ladder, corner shower enclosure, wash hand basin and wc. There is tiling to the splash back areas and a modern mirrored cabinet.

Outside - The property has an 'in and out' driveway accessed via two sets of double gates, one set being remote controlled, which lead to a gravelled drive, providing parking for numerous vehicles in front of a two-bay carport with workshop attached which has light, power and water. To the front of the property there is a dry-stone wall with planted established borders and lawn beyond, which includes established trees and low-level topiary hedging. A paved pathway leads to the front and side of the property and a gate provides access to the rear. There is a paved entertaining area immediately outside the property and next to the outdoor heated swimming pool, which has a maximum depth of 6 ft. An outbuilding houses a garden wc, coal house and the pool plant room, along with storage. There is a large area of lawn, with herbaceous borders alongside, and an attractive cobb wall that borders two parts of the garden. From this area there is access via two separate gates to the church and to the front of the property, along with access to a walled garden through an arch with wrought iron gates inset. The walled garden is mainly laid to lawn with raised vegetable beds, a greenhouse and garden store. There is a further brick building laid out as a potting shed, providing useful storage for garden tools, with scope for development into a garden room / office.

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment via the selling agents. Contact .

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.

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.

Local Authority - Daventry District Council. Tel: . Council Tax Band - G.

Floorplan - Howkins & Harrison prepare these plans for reference only. They are not to scale.

Important Information - Every care has been taken with the preparation of these Sales Particulars, but complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. In all cases, buyers should verify matters for themselves. Where property alterations have been undertaken buyers should check that relevant permissions have been obtained. If there is any point, which is of particular importance let us know and we will verify it for you. These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract. All measurements are approximate. The fixtures, fittings, services and appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Photographs are provided for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included in the sale. Plans are provided for general guidance and are not to scale.

Mortgage Advice - Your home is at risk if you do not keep up the repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.


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Manor Road, Kilsby, Rugby


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  • Rugby Station4.4 miles
  • Long Buckby Station4.7 miles
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Howkins & Harrison LLP, Rugby

7-11 Albert Street, Rugby, CV21 2RX

Howkins & Harrison

At Howkins & Harrison, we are an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors, Auctioneers, Estate Agents, Valuers and Chartered Planners, with a reputation for providing a professional service.

We have been supporting homeowners, landowners and landlords since 1888 and we have 7 regional, high street offices and over 80 employees. We also have the benefit of an office on St James's Place in London, to promote our portfolio to commuters.

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