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The Old House, The Orchard, Staverton, Northants/South Warks

Guide price £900,000 Sold


A really attractive and charming Georgian Listed village house with two-storey coach house which is income generating. Lovely walled south-facing garden

  • Wide Entrance Hall
  • Drawing Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room
  • Cellars
  • Six Bedrooms (four en-suites)
  • Lovely south facing walled garden
  • Two storey former coach house with self-contained annexe
  • Extending to over 0.3 acres



Description


Staverton is an attractive Northamptonshire village close to the borders of Warwickshire. The village has many period ironstone houses and a pretty village green. There is a public house, village hall, parish church and a popular primary school with a golf course adjacent. Staverton is within two miles of the market town of Daventry with good shopping facilities including a Waitrose. Leamington Spa, Banbury, Rugby and Northampton are not far for more specialist shopping. Rail stations with links to London include Long Buckby (6 miles) with a service from 70 minutes to Euston; Rugby (Euston from 55 minutes), and Banbury (Marylebone from 55 minutes). Motorway connections are found at junction 10 (10 miles) for the M1, Junction 11 (Banbury) and Junction 12 (Gaydon) for the M40. Staverton is well located for all country pursuits; water activities at Draycott Reservoir


Accommodation


The Old House is a pretty, square-fronted Georgian village house which dates back to the late 17th century with 18th century additions. Grade II listed, the accommodation has been updated and improved by the current owner and as a result, is now a comfortable, well-presented spacious family home. The wide main hallway has a light stone floor running from the front to the back of the house, with the main rooms leading off. All the reception rooms have good ceiling heights. The Drawing room is south facing, with a fireplace with a marble surround plus a wide bay window with shutters. A door leads through to the Dining room which looks out to the front of the house and includes a walk-in drinks/wine cupboard and a fireplace with a wood surround.


On the west side of the house is a fitted kitchen with an electric Aga, Neff double oven and hob and black granite worktops with a breakfast bar to one end. The cellar is accessed by stone steps and comprises of a couple of rooms with wine bins and other storage shelves. Double doors open to the sitting room, again with south facing bay windows and a marble fireplace with arched display alcoves.


On the first floor landing, are four good sized bedrooms (with three en-suites), a family bathroom with a separate WC and an airing cupboard. Ample cupboard storage throughout. There is self-contained flat on the top floor comprising a bedroom, shower room, separate WC, sitting room and kitchen area – ideal for staff, guests or teenage accommodation.


Grounds and Gardens


The main garden lies to the rear of the house and is south facing. There is a terrace and a wide ornate veranda which runs the entire width of the house. The gardens are secure and private with high walls and are principally laid to lawn with a variety of trees, flower beds and shrubs. At the far end is a small orchard off to the left. The Old House is accessed via two heavy iron gates on stone pillars leading to gravelled parking area and a cobbled yard in front of the two-storey former coach house. On the ground floor, there is a good-sized garage, wash /utility room and log/workshop room. From the outside, with independent access, stairs rise to an excellent self-contained flat comprising a good sized sitting room with a well-fitted kitchen, double bedroom and en-suite shower room.

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