Charming period property near Coventry is more than 500 years old

People are being given the chance to acquire a period property a short distance from Coventry that is described as being full of charm and character. Manor Farm House is a striking Grade II-listed property situated in the Warwickshire village of Stoneleigh, just four-and-a-half miles from Coventry city centre.

The house is over 500 years old and was originally the Manor Farm to Stoneleigh Abbey. It offers flexible accommodation over two floors.

The original property was renovated in the late 1970s, to create two stunning semi-detached homes, each with their own entrance and gardens, the original detail was preserved. The home is in a conservation area and overlooks the Village Meadow in what is acknowledged to be the prettiest part of the village.

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There are mature south and south west facing gardens to three aspects with room to park several vehicles off the road.

On entering the property through the formal reception hall this leads through to the three main reception rooms and kitchen. There is a study overlooking the front garden and views beyond.



Manor Farm House, Stoneleigh

The very spacious drawing room has high ceilings and an impressive fire place with coal effect Calor gas stove. A south facing window allows plenty of natural light to flood into the room.

The dining room has a fireplace and double glass doors which lead out on to the west facing terrace and private garden area, making an ideal entertaining space. The kitchen is large enough to have a family sized dining table and is furnished with built in cupboards and built in dishwasher, Neff microwave oven and hob, Siemens fridge/freezer and electric Aga.

There is direct access to the utility room with space for washing machine and tumble dryer which leads out to the rear courtyard garden.

On the first floor is the generous principal bedroom with built in wardrobes, dressing room area and shower ensuite with views to the open fields and church beyond. There are four further bedrooms, family bathroom and a separate shower room.

Bedroom three has a beautiful vaulted ceiling with its own entrance to the outside via stone steps leading down to the front drive.

Outside there is a secluded brick paved rear courtyard providing an ideal spot relaxing and having coffee. From here one can walk through to the boiler room, WC and double garage.

The garage has automatic up and over doors, and provides a useful storage space. The rear garden is enclosed by a brick wall and fencing, laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs surrounding.

The separate outbuilding at the bottom of the garden has been used as an office/garden room in the past and does also provide two further storage facilities. The front and rear gardens also provide a lovely vista when looking out from the house.



Manor Farm House, Stoneleigh

Stoneleigh is a picturesque Warwickshire village predominantly made up of charming character individual private dwellings, steeped in history and home to Stoneleigh Abbey and Stoneleigh Park. The village lies on the River Sowe and River Avon 4.5 miles south of Coventry and 5.5 miles north of Leamington Spa.

The village offers a thriving community with St Mary’s church, village hall and popular social club. Kenilworth and Leamington are accessible via the A46, both offering a wider range of shopping, leisure and recreational amenities.

The property has accessibility to motorways including the M1, M6, M40, M45 and M69, giving access to major regional centres and the north and south of the UK, making the property ideally situated for commuting into Rugby, Coventry, Leamington, Warwick, Stratford-upon-Avon and Banbury. Kenilworth railway station, only 3.6 miles away, offers regular links to Coventry railway station, which provides regular local services to Nuneaton and Leamington Spa as well as Intercity services to Birmingham, Wolverhampton, London and Scotland.

The area is served by a good selection of state schooling including Thorns Community Infant School, Park Hill Junior School, Kenilworth School and Sixth Form and Finham Park School, together with a wide range of highly-regarded independent schools including Crackley Hall, King Henry VIII, The National Mathematics and Science College, Arnold Lodge, Pattison College, The Kingsley and Princethorpe College.

The property is being sold by Savills Banbury office who can be contacted on 01295 590262. The property can be viewed on Zoopla here.