6 bedroom detached house for saleBirdingbury, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23
- 6 bedrooms
- 4 reception rooms
- 3 bathrooms
The Old Rectory is believed to date from 1760, with a beautiful Georgian facade, situated overlooking rolling countryside with parkland meadow incorporating the River Leam and lake with riparian rights.
The property is approached through double electric gates leading to a drive and parking area with attractive courtyard in front of the garage block. Features throughout the house are classically Georgian, with handsome cornicing, deep moulded skirtings, cast iron radiators, attractive fireplaces, flagstone and timber floors, beautiful six panel doors with carved architraves with roundels and high ceiling. Wide elegant Georgian paned sash windows with shutters to the front and double glazed Georgian paned windows. Reception rooms are particularly fine and the reception hall has the original Georgian carved staircase and hand rail. A feature is the kitchen/breakfast room with glazed roof lantern, bespoke handmade kitchen with painted units, integrated appliances, gas fired Aga, marble tops and island unit with timber top. Breakfast room with bi-fold doors to a York stone terrace.
On the first floor is a landing/library, master bedroom with en suite with marble tiling. 4 further generous bedrooms and family bathroom on this floor. Second floor bedroom 6, large attic space and box rooms.
Detached garage with workshop, cloakroom and studio/gym above.
Landscaped garden with many handsome trees, rose and shrub borders. York stone terrace with flower bank.
Rectory Meadow is a lovely parkland field with separate access from the public road with spinney and long frontage to the River Leam with lake and island providing a haven for wildlife and far reaching views.
Birdingbury has a strong community spirit, church, village club and website www.birdingbury.org
Rugby is about 8 miles and Leamington Spa 10 miles, while Birmingham and London are easily accessible by rail and road links. Rugby offers direct routes to London Euston and from Leamington Spa to London Marylebone. Birmingham Airport is very accessible.
There is a primary school at Hill nearby and good local schools are numerous, including Rugby School, Arnold Lodge and Kingsley School for Girls in Leamington Spa, Bilton Grange Prep at Dunchurch, Princethorpe Public School, Warwick Prep and Public School and Kings High School for Girls in Warwick. Further afield is Stowe School, Oundle, Oakham, Uppingham and Tudor Hall.
Golf is at Whitefields, Thurlaston, Staverton and Hellidon Lakes and racing at Towcester, Warwick and Stratford.
The M45 provides fast access to the rest of the country via the M1. The M42, M5, M40, M6 and A14 are all readily accessible.
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