House For Sale

The Old Rectory, High Street, Everdon, Daventry, Northamptonshire

Guide price £1,500,000 Sold


Listed former Rectory with six bedrooms, attached two bedroom cottage and with fabulous southerly garden and country views.

  • 17th century village house with fine gardens in a desirable location
  • Gracious entrance hall, cloakroom
  • Well-proportioned drawing room
  • Attractive study, dining room with garden view
  • South facing conservatory
  • Kitchen, utility room and integral garage
  • Six bedrooms and two bathrooms
  • Wine cellar and attic room
  • Attached cottage with sitting room, kitchen and cloakroom, two bedrooms and bathroom on first floor
  • Walled garden to front with large gravelled drive
  • Side access to cottage and rear garden
  • Two period outbuildings
  • Extensive lawns running south with country views
  • In all extending to about 0.66 acres



Situation


Everdon is a popular village nestling in undulating countryside west of the A5. Daventry, Banbury and Towcester are all within easy driving distance offering shopping and leisure facilities.


Long Buckby, Northampton, Milton Keynes and Banbury offer mainline train services to London. The M1 (J16) and the M40 (J11) give excellent road links to the south and north. There are a wide range of schools within the locality and sportingactivities include golf at Farthingstone, sailing at Pitsford or Drayton, Motor racing at Silverstone, horse racing at Stratford or Warwick.


Description


The Old Rectory is of 17th Century origins built of ironstone under tiled roofs. The handsome front elevation has arched top windows and front door.


Internally the accommodation is approached via a fine reception hall with stunning staircase and view through the conservatory down the garden and beyond into the countryside. The well-proportioned Drawing Room has a fine fireplace and fielded panelling as well as facing south. There is an attractive study at the front whilst the Dining Room enjoys a double aspect with window/door giving access to the southern lawn. The kitchen, utility room and integral garage are beyond. The staircase leads up to a spacious light landing. There are six bedrooms and two bathrooms many enjoying the views to the south.


Old Rectory Cottage


This is an attached cottage with its own garden and access off the side driveway. It comprises a Sitting Room, Kitchen and cloakroom on the ground floor. There are two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor.


Grounds and Gardens


The house is approached via fine Listed gate piers in the stone wall leading up to a large parking and turning area in front of the house. This gives access to the integral garage and a drive leads to the west serving the cottage and continues to the rear gardens.


On the south side of the house there are sweeping lawns running down to the Ha-ha with fine mature oak tree with the canopy framing wonderful views over open countryside. There is a small outbuilding to the side of the lawn providing storage and a further barn to the rear of the cottage garden which has potential for entertaining uses. In all the whole site extends to
approximately 0.66 acres.

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