• For Sale
  • Guide price 2,950,000 GBP 
  • Build Size: 6,925 ft2
  • Land Size: 6,925 ft2
  • Bedroom: 6
  • Bathroom: 5
A highly desirable extended detached former rectory with grounds of about 2.6 acres, a separate annexe and views over the River Avon.
The house has a particularly fine rough cast stucco rendered front elevation, which has a symmetrical five-window range with sash windows, a round-headed entrance doorcase with Tuscan columns with fluted capitals and a fanlight above three gabled dormers. The property has some traditional cast iron radiators, handsome panelled hardwood doors and Thomas Crapper sanitaryware. The reception hall has a patterned tiled floor and fine staircase with carved bannisters.The sitting room/study has built-in bookcases. The drawing room, formerly two rooms, has two fireplaces with marble surrounds, one with an open grate and one with a wood burner and French doors to the garden. The inner lobby has a door to the cellars and cloakroom. The kitchen extension has transformed the house, with five pairs of doors to the terrace and a large roof lantern flooding the room with natural light. The fitted kitchen has a Lacanche Range cooker and hob, island with sink, dishwasher, long breakfast bar, and a fireplace with wood burner. There is a servery annexe with microwave and freezers and boiler closet. A large utility room has fitted units, a glazed sink, a fireplace and a back staircase. The first floor landing with egg and dart cornice incorporates a sitting/library area, and the staircase continues to the second floor. Bedrooms 1 and 2 each have two east-facing sash windows and fireplaces with cast-iron grates. The principal bedroom has a large en suite bathroom with an attractive patterned woodblock floor. Bedroom 2 has an en suite showerroom. Bedrooms 3 and 4 have views of the garden to the river and en suite shower room.The second floor has a further spacious landing with exposed wall and ceiling timbers, a family bathroom with a freestanding bath, and a separate shower. Bedroom 5 and bedroom6 /study with built-in eaves shelving and both with views of the river. Bedrooms 7 and 8The detached part rendered annexe has a flagstone patio with a wrought iron fence and brick walling with planters with bamboo and lavender. There are four sets of bifold doors, and it is a valuable addition to the property offering versatile space for various uses. The ground floor is open plan with a timber floor with a kitchenette with a glazed sink, oven and induction hob. To the first floor is a large landing/home office area and an inner landing with a bedroom with a balcony to enjoy the garden and shower room view. Outsideis a hot tub and “Wendy” house. The house is approached through tall electric wrought iron gates with brick piers, a park rail fence and shrubs giving privacy from the lane, a block paved drive, and a lavender border leading to the front of the house and parking area. The deep front garden is lawned with a wide selection of mature trees and shrubs, including yew, acacia, oak sycamore and holly, with herbaceous beds and bulbs. A close boarded fence with double gates leads to the side of the Old Rectory with a timber store and log and bin store, to the expansive terrace behind the house with planters with two olive trees and a fish pool with water pump. The garden and grounds of the property are stunning and eclectic. With box topiary, evergreen screening for privacy, lawns, and areas for wildflowers, orchard, tiled seating area with timber pergola with herbaceous borders, vegetable garden with a vine-clad picket fence, raised beds, timber potting shed and two former stables.Beyond are a series of garden spaces and walks with curved and circular hedges, including hedges of beech, hornbeam, hawthorn, field maple, yew and blackthorn. There are living willow arches, a deck with views over the river with its weirs and locks, and many plants and trees from pines to eucalyptus and cherry bamboo. In the centre is a cruciform set of timber pergolas.The unique gardens provide a haven for wildlife, flora
James Way
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A highly desirable extended detached former rectory with grounds of about 2.6 acres, a sep, Stratford Upon Avon, England, United Kingdom is a 6,925ft2 Stratford Upon Avon luxury listed for sale Guide price 2,950,000 GBP. This high end Stratford Upon Avon is comprised of 6 bedrooms and 5 baths. Find more luxury properties in Stratford Upon Avon or search for luxury properties for sale in Stratford Upon Avon.