THE PROPERTY A rare opportunity has arisen to become the owners of The Old Manor which is a fine black-and-white period home with later additions offering considerable potential to create a magnificent home in one of Kenilworth's most sought after locations close to the Old High Street, Abbey Fields and Kenilworth Castle. The house is being sold having been occupied by the same family since 1959. There is a delightful south facing private rear garden, a detached double garage, former stables suitable for conversion to separate annex for family, office or holiday letting and while the house is spacious and well planned offers the scope to personalise to suit 21st century living.
THE OLD MANOR The property is Grade 2 Listed, possibly 16th century in origin and situated on the corner of Manor Road and Gloster Drive within the designated Conservation Area. The house has an in and out front driveway. The gas centrally heated accommodation with abundant character provides opportunity for modernisation with the potential for personalisation.
TIMBERED PORCH 5' 4" x 5' 5" (1.63m x 1.65m) Recessed porch with feature side timbers, quarry tiled floor with inset mat well, and original front door with twin coach lamps.
RECEPTION HALL 12' 1" x 9' 0" (3.68m x 2.74m) Beams to walls and ceiling, original staircase rising to 1st floor landing with under stairs recess, radiator, and feature doors leading off.
LOUNGE 18' 0" x 15' 7" (5.49m x 4.75m) Feature beams to walls and ceilings, windows to 3 elevations including rear bay window with French doors to garden, original stone fireplace with timber mantel, inset brickwork with matching brick hearth living flame effect coal fire, 2 radiators, 4 wall lights, door to
STUDY 9' 6" x 6' 0" (2.9m x 1.83m) Radiator, window to front and side, beamed to ceiling and walls.
DINING ROOM 17' 9" x 14' 5" (5.41m x 4.39m) Inglenook stone fireplace with oak bressummer beam, inset dog grate, under lighting, window to front, multi-paned glazed doors to garden room, beamed ceiling with feature "ham rack". Two radiators, dado panelling and door to
GARDEN ROOM 23' 4" x 10' 9" (7.11m x 3.28m) An extension to the original property accessed from the dining room. South aspect with picture windows overlooking the garden to the south and east elevation with window seating beneath having concealed heating together with door leading to the garden. Suspended insulated ceiling with lighting, recessed shelved cupboard.
REAR LOBBY Slate tiled floor, built-in cloaks cupboard with sliding doors, door to rear porch and further doors leading off.
KITCHEN 11' 10" x 10' 0" (3.61m x 3.05m) Comprehensively fitted with grey painted oak panelled base and wall units with fitted drawers and pan drawers, work surfaces with ceramic tile splash backs, wall cupboards and glazed display cupboards, inset four ring gas hob with illuminated cooker filter, oven housing unit with cupboards above and below the double electric fan oven and grill, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge and separate freezer, 1 1/2 bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit, pelmets and cornice, large window overlooking the south facing rear garden, serving hatch. Ceramic tiled flooring, pantry cupboard.
UTILITY ROOM 12' 0" x 7' 2" (3.66m x 2.18m) Plus door entrance area with step down from rear hall, slate tiled floor, wall mounted Potterton gas-fired central heating boiler, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with drawer and cupboard beneath, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, insulated hot water cylinder, range of nine wall cupboards, burglar alarm control pad. Time control clock for central heating hot water programming.
CLOAKROOM WC 4' 3" x 4' 2" (1.3m x 1.27m) White suite with low level WC and wash hand basin.
REAR PORCH 8' 2" x 3' 3" (2.49m x 0.99m) Rear side covered porch with glazed door into rear hall.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING 10' 5" x 9' 4" (3.18m x 2.84m) Beams to walls and vaulted ceiling with inset roof light, oak matching corner cupboard housing the insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving, an archway leads to
INNER LANDING 13' 1" x 6' 0" (3.99m x 1.83m) Further beams to walls and ceiling and space for desk/study area. Further archway to
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE
MASTER BEDROOM 17' 9" x 15' 0" (5.41m x 4.57m) Having a vaulted beam ceiling together with beamed walls, original stone fireplace surround with inset Georgian cast-iron grate, "priest hole" wardrobe/storage cupboard with fitted light and shelving, radiator, door to
EN SUITE BATHROOM 9' 5" x 6' 0" (2.87m x 1.83m) Modern fittings with white suite with panelled bath with mixer tap with hand held shower fitment, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, radiator, chromium heated electric towel rail, modern ceramic tiling, illuminated mirror, windows to front and side, exposed beams.
DOUBLE BEDROOM TWO 13' 0" x 11' 8" (3.96m x 3.56m) Rear elevation, radiator, stone fireplace with inset Georgian grate, deep built-in wardrobes/storage cupboard.
FAMILY BATHROOM 7' 0" x 6' 2" (2.13m x 1.88m) White suite with modern fittings, panelled bath Mira electric shower over, glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, ceramic tiling to 6' to all walls, radiator, mirrored bathroom cabinet. Windows to front and side.
SIDE LANDING 14' 0" x 3' 6" (4.27m x 1.07m) Exposed beams, access to roof space, window to front.
DOUBLE BEDROOM THREE 15' 6" x 13' 2" (4.72m x 4.01m) Rear elevation with south facing aspect over the rear garden, feature barrel vaulted ceiling, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, three wall lights.
DOUBLE BEDROOM FOUR 13' 9" x 9' 0" (4.19m x 2.74m) Front/side elevation, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, radiator, two side windows.
OUTSIDE FRONT The property is set behind walls and hedges with an in-and-out driveway and access to a detached double garage, and a range of outbuildings being a former stable, cart store/garage, workshop and WC with this range of buildings having potential for conversion to an alternative use subject to planning.
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 17' 4" x 16' 0" (5.28m x 4.88m) Brick built with a pitched tiled roof, electrically operated remote controlled up and over front door, rear window, power and light connected and eaves storage.
STABLE/CART STORE 27' 8" x 11' 7" (8.43m x 3.53m) Stable door and twin opening full height doors, internal open space with pitched tiled roof with exposed beams and roof trusses, tiled floor, power and light together with water.
WORKSHOP 11' 7" x 9' 1" (3.53m x 2.77m) Power and light connected, side window.
W C 4' 5" x 4' 0" (1.35m x 1.22m) High level cistern level WC.
SIDE ACCESS A paved pathway to the side western elevation leads to the rear porch and gated access to the rear garden.
BRICK BUILT COAL HOUSE 8' 5" x 3' 6" (2.57m x 1.07m)
TOOL STORE 5' 6" x 2' 9" (1.68m x 0.84m)
GREENHOUSE 8' 0" x 5' 0" (2.44m x 1.52m) Aluminium and glazed greenhouse with sliding door.
SOUTH FACING REAR GARDEN The rear garden is a particular feature of the property being private and well screened from neighbouring houses, with feature shaped yew trees, brick boundary walls, fences and hedges, and side mature spinney to the boundary with Gloster Drive. To the rear of the house is a York paved terrace. The garden has soft fruit and vegetable areas, apple and fruit trees and is delightfully planted and laid out for ease of maintenance and year-round colour.
FITTINGS AND FIXTURES All fixtures and fittings as mentioned in our sales particulars are included; all others are expressly excluded.