Dream Home: A wealth of history

PUBLISHED: 13:11 20 January 2009 | UPDATED: 15:43 20 February 2013

The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Formerly the home of Sir William Dugdale, The Old Rectory is a Grade II listed property with a wealth of history built with Cruck timber frame and York stone.

What: Formerly the home of Sir William Dugdale, The Old Rectory is a Grade II listed property with a wealth of history built with Cruck timber frame and York stone.

Where: The pretty village of Shustoke, Warwickshire

Inside: The entrance hall with large inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, leads on to three reception rooms with open fireplaces, also a bar, guest wc, sunroom with small feature range, breakfast kitchen, utility and covered rear porch. On the first floor, there are five bedrooms, four of which have en suite bath/shower rooms.
Outside: Across the cobbled courtyard area are two 18th century barns that have been converted into further separate annexe accommodation. One, 'The Old Coach House' comprises a garage and kitchen downstairs, sitting room and bedroom en suite upstairs. The other, 'The Old Barn', comprises kitchen, dining area and sitting room downstairs and three bedrooms and two bathrooms (one en suite) upstairs. The gardens extend to approximately one acre and include a small orchard and pond which houses fish and Indian runner ducks. There is an outbuilding, formerly a pigsty, greenhouse, shed and workshop.

How much: £900,000

Agents: Savills, Solihull, tel: 0121 713 4000

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