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Colbourne House was given its name in the 1960s by Mr Colbourne who was the tenant farmer at the time. Grade II listed the house has a Georgian facade with the addition of many Victorian features. The current owners have completely renovated the house modernising the kitchen and all the bathrooms, exposing many of the original features including oak floor boards and doors. The property offers well proportioned family accommodation over three floors with high ceilings and spacious rooms giving it a very elegant and regal feel. The reception hall is a very impressive room with exposed timbers and windows overlooking the front drive and gardens. It can also be used as the dining room as it is just off the kitchen and has wooden parquet flooring. There is a very grand open balustrade staircase rising to the first floor with under stairs cupboard. There is a hatch which opens up to the cellar below. The kitchen breakfast room overlooks the courtyard with handmade bespoke kitchen units comprising of cupboards, drawers and island unit with oak breakfast bar all with matt granite work surfaces. There is a built-in dishwasher, double Belfast sink and four oven gas Aga. The slate floor has under floor heating. The utility room has an amazing brick fireplace with original bread oven, handmade bespoke units furnish the room with a Belfast sink as well as an integral freezer and slate floor with oak panelled door to courtyard garden. There is a pantry with additional cold shelf. The drawing room is another elegant room with high ceilings and sash windows to the front with secondary glazing, original oak floorboards and wood burner with alcoves to either side. The sitting room has inglenook stone fireplace with wood burning stove and exposed oak floorboards with a window seat to the front with bespoke shutters. To the first floor is the master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with under floor heating. On this floor there are three further bedrooms all with built-in cupboards, Victorian feature fireplaces and exposed beams. The study is completely panelled with a secret door and purpose wooden built shelves. The second floor has been renovated to provide three further bedrooms and shower room. Bedroom five is currently used as a study with vaulted ceiling and windows overlooking the garden with extra Velux Windows to allow light in.
The property is situated in the village of Ufton on the outskirts of Leamington Spa, in the rolling countryside of Warwickshire. Only three miles from the market town of Southam and five miles from the historic Leamington Spa. Leamington is a very elegant regency town in the heart of Warwickshire renowned for its Victorian painted stucco villas and 19th century architecture. It has a wealth of boutique shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. Southam also provides a wide range of amenities including supermarket, shops, public houses and schooling.
Warwick- 6.5 miles
Stratford-upon-Avon- 16 miles
London to Marylebone via rail approximately 70 minutes
(All distances are approximate).
The property is accessed by either the main private drive via electric gates or by the secondary driveway over which Colbourne House has right of way. The second driveway leads to both the single and double garage with electric up and over doors, there is parking with access to the courtyard garden through the pedestrian wooden gate. The main gravel driveway provides parking for several cars with the majority of the garden laid to lawn. There is a mature beech hedge providing privacy to the garden. There is a plethora of trees including cherry, maple, walnut, copper, beech and horse chestnut and a small orchard full of 15 varieties of apples and pear trees. The courtyard garden to the back of the property can be accessed from the utility room with a very pretty paved path leading to the chicken run, workshop, potting shed, log store and tractor shed. There is planning permission in place for conversion of the workshop to a self-contained annexe.
Services: Mains electric, gas and drainage. Gas-fired central heating/hot water. Gas fired Aga.
Local Authorities: Stratford on Avon District Council - 01789 267575
Council Tax Band: Band G
Fixtures and Fittings: Only those items mentioned in the particulars are included in the sale. All other such items are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiations.
Reception/ Dining hall
Kitchen/ Breakfast room
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