5 bedroom detached house for saleFlecknoe, Rugby, Warwickshire
- Stunning Detached Home Constructed by Renowned Builder
- High Quality Fittings Throughout
- Five Bedrooms, 2 En Suites & Family Bathroom
- Dining Hall, Drawing Room, Sitting Room & Study
- Stylish Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room & Cloakroom
- Internal Sound System & Vacuum System
- Stunning Views across the Cricket Club & Fields
- Double Garage & Off Road Parking
- Leaded Windows with Stone Mullions
- Picturesque Warwickshire Village
A simply stunning detached home, situated in one of Warwickshire’s most picturesque villages, offering beautiful open rear views, offered for sale with no onward chain.
Introduction - Keepers Retreat was designed and built by the renowned builder Parker Lake Homes; four time winner of the prestigious ‘National House Builder of the Year’ award and provides a stunning example of high quality construction and detail. The property has been well appointed with quality fittings throughout, plus an internal vacuum and sound system. There are delightful views over the neighbouring village cricket club and has been built with an attractive ironstone and brick façade, with attractive leaded double-glazed windows and stone mullions. The house provides significant accommodation with five well proportioned double bedrooms to the first floor whilst on the ground floor there is a large grand dining hall with a beautiful oak staircase, a morning room and drawing room, library, cloakroom, laundry room and beautiful kitchen/breakfast room. There is a family bathroom and two delightful en-suites, one of which has been recently refitted. Outside there is a garden that overlooks the neighbouring fields and a double garage, with further parking and drive.
Accommodation Summary -
Ground Floor - The ground floor has double entrance doors that open into a large dining hall which has a ceramic tiled floor and a grand oak staircase that leads to the galleried landing. From here, there are double doors either side of the hallway that lead to the drawing room and sitting room. The drawing room has a feature fireplace with stone surround, a double glazed small paned window to the front aspect, wall light points, discreetly hidden ceiling speakers and double-glazed doors that lead to the rear terrace. The sitting room is situated in the stone built part of the building and has leaded double glazed stone mullion windows to the front, there is a corner fireplace with exposed brick built surround and raised hearth with log burner. The study is adjacent to this room with a double glazed window to the side aspect and a range of built in furniture to include drawer sets, desk, built in filing cabinets and cupboard spaces. The hallway continues into a rear lobby which houses the cloakroom with low level WC, wash basin and quality tiling. There is an obscured double glazed window to the side and neighbouring this is the utility room which has a wall mounted gas central heating boiler, stable style door to the side, ceramic tiled floor and a range of base and wall units with stainless steel sink and drainer, tumble dryer and washing machine point. As you continue down the hall there is a double-glazed door that leads to the rear garden and a door and step down into the luxurious kitchen/breakfast room. This has a double glazed bay window to the side and French casement doors that lead to the rear patio and has delightful views across the garden towards the cricket club. The kitchen has been stylishly fitted with a range of base units and matching wall mounted units, there is a granite work surface and upstands, a large island unit with Miele electronic weighing scales and a breakfast bar. The focal point of the kitchen is the large Aga with extractor hood over whilst there are some contemporary silver units around the two Siemens ovens where there is also a plate warmer below. There is a built in Siemens dishwasher, built in upright Miele, fridge and freezer, an African polished granite tiled floor, halogen downlighters and delightful views of the garden. The original developer we understand had planning permission to create a luxurious Orangery and we understand that the foundations exist and therefore planning permission need not be submitted. Naturally we advise any purchaser to seek the advice of their conveyancer, but this could provide additional accommodation to the already spacious ground floor.
Entrance Porch -
Dining Hall - 6.44 x 5.83 (maximum) (21'1" x 19'1" (maximum)) -
Drawing Room - 6.14 x 4.23 (20'1" x 13'10") -
Sitting Room - 4.98 x 4.62 (16'4" x 15'1") -
Office - 3.14 x 2.43 (10'3" x 7'11") -
Utility Room - 3.14 x 1.92 (10'3" x 6'3") -
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.60 x 4.53 (maximum) (18'4" x 14'10" (maximum)) -
First Floor - The galleried landing has a double glazed window to the rear aspect and quality oak doors that lead to the five bedrooms and the family bathroom. The master suite offers a luxurious feel as you walk into the dressing room there is a bank of wardrobes and a dressing table, a door leads to the ensuite which has underfloor heating and has been recently refitted with walk in shower cubicle with rainforest style shower over, there is a low level WC, wash basin, Quartz style sink with mixer tap and vanity unit, floor to ceiling contemporary style radiator, some attractive modern cabinetry and a double-glazed window to the side. There are two steps down from the dressing room that leads to the bedroom area which has a Juliette style balcony with double doors that provide stunning views of the Warwickshire countryside, there is also a double glazed window to the side aspect. The dressing room also has access via a ladder to the loft void. Bedroom two is situated at the front of the property and has leaded stone mullion double glazed windows with an oak door that leads to the ensuite shower room which has a shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower, wash basin with vanity unit, enclosed WC and Velux roof window that provides ample natural light. There is a ceramic tiled floor and quality tiling throughout. The family bathroom, again has been luxuriously appointed, has a large slipper style bath with mixer tap and shower attachment that features centrally within the room, enclosed WC, bidet, two radiators, his and hers wash basins and a shower cubicle with high quality fittings and folding glazed door. There are also halogen LED downlighters, hairdryer and shaver point. Bedroom four is a double room at the rear of the house with double glazed doors leading to the stone balcony. Bedroom three is a double room with a double glazed window to the front aspect whilst bedroom five also situated at the front, is a convenient child’s bedroom with stone leaded mullion window to the front and drop down hatch with ladder that leads to the loft void.
Galleried Landing -
Master Bedroom - 4.92 x 4.53 (16'1" x 14'10") -
Dressing Room - 3.48 x 3.03 (maximum) (11'5" x 9'11" (maximum)) -
Ensuite Bathroom -
Bedroom 2 - 4.63 x 3.57 (15'2" x 11'8") -
Ensuite Shower Room -
Bedroom 3 - 4.25 x 2.69 (13'11" x 8'9") -
Bedroom 4 - 3.25 x 3.04 (10'7" x 9'11") -
Bedroom 5 - 3.03 x 2.93 (9'11" x 9'7") -
Outside - The property occupies a pleasant position within the village of Flecknoe where the house has a delightful lawned fore garden with central pathway that leads to the entrance porch and front door. There are some outside security lights, some attractive topiary and mature shrubs that shield the house from the road. There is ample off road parking with a gated access, tarmac drive providing off road parking for several vehicles and access to the double garage which has electric doors, an additional water supply, power and lighting. The garden is laid mainly to lawn and there are a variety of convenient seating areas which provide positions in the garden to attract the sun. There is a gate that leads to the cricket pitch and an open fence that affords views of the club and the fields beyond. There is a convenient side garden with gate with access provided from the utility room and also outside lighting, outside power socket and outside tap.
Location - Flecknoe is an extremely friendly quiet hilltop village with the ‘The Old Olive Bush’ public house which has three skittles teams and a weekly pub quiz. There is a wonderful community spirit with several village events including a produce show, harvest supper and auction, as well as progressive suppers allowing new inhabitants to get to know the locals. It also has a church and a refurbished village hall. Day-to-day shopping can be found in nearby Braunston, or Dunchurch. A wider range of shopping facilities can be found in Rugby, Daventry or Leamington Spa and a high speed Virgin train service leaves from Rugby to London, Euston arriving in well under 50 minutes. The property is a 40 minute drive away from Milton Keynes and has good access to the M1, M6, M40 and the M45 as well as fast rail links into London. There are a good range of state, grammar and private schools within the area including Bilton Grange, Rugby School, Lawrence Sheriff School for boys and Rugby High School for girls, Warwick School for boys. Flecknoe is situated on a bus route providing pupils access to Rugby’s reputable grammar schools.
Services - Mains water, mains drainage, electricity and broadband are connected. LPG fuels the central heating.
Local Authority - Rugby Borough Council
Council Tax Band G.
Viewing Arrangements - Strictly via the vendors sole agents Fine & Country on (01788) 820062.
Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.
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