Windsor Lodge is the last remaining cottage out off the four that have been converted to a high standard throughout. In purchasing this beautiful Grade II listed cottage you will not just be acquiring a new home but part of our national heritage. his unique development is the separation, into four single dwellings, of the Old Hall at Clifton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire. The Old Hall was originally two individual cottages and a large attached barn set in a substantial holding on the outskirts of the small village close to the historic village green. The cluster of buildings forming a small terrace was eventually gentrified in the Nineteenth Century to form one large residence with paddocks, stables and substantial gardens. Further development and the construction of a large brick and timber attached pavilion to the western extremity of the property, at the start of the 20th Century, further extended the Old Hall to provide in excess of 7000 sq ft of living space for family and staff and has been owned by a number of well to do families over the past 150 years. With its core dating back to the 17th Century the original gentrification appears to have been undertaken in a manner that has caused minimal structural compromise and consequently there is minimal alteration required to separate the whole structure back into its original individual cottages. Windsor Lodge is now ready for occupation.
Entrance Hall 3.28 x 2.86 (10'9" x 9'4" )
Entered via timber door from Hillmorton Lane. Quarry tiled floor.
Boiler cupboardwith 30kw Worcester Bosch gas fired boiler with 215 litre unvented hot water cylinder beside it. Small radiator located adjacent to the boiler cupboard. Quarry tiled floor. Window to rear.
Doors reclaimed pine from original barn. New double glazed Georgian style window (subject to LB consent otherwise existing will be refurbished and secondarily glazed).
Open Plan Living Kitchen 5.32 x 4.26 (17'5" x 13'11" )
Fully fitted shaker style kitchen with impressive four oven AGA with Bosch electric fan assisted oven and matching gas hob with extractor above. Built in Fridge / Freezer with seperate wine cooler. Central island with a natural oak worktop with inset butlers sink with mixer above. An array of base cupboards and drawers with illuminated oak worktops. Eye level units. Tiled floor.. Living area has feature aluminium bi-fold doors leading onto the rear patio and overlooking the garden. Real oak flooring with storage cupaboard and cast iron radiator. Stained glass window giving a borrowed light from the Living Room.
Living Room 4.66 x 3.15 (15'3" x 10'4")
Victorian style cast radiator located centrally beneath the window. Exposed brick chimmney with a cast iron wood burning stove.
Antique pine flooring. TV point. Wall lights. Doors of reclaimed pine from original barn. Georgian style window overlooking open farmland.
The first floor of Windsor Lodge is accessed by 2 separate staircases one of which is a retained original with the second being a new furniture grade pine type.
Softwood pine staircase serving eastern gable end bedroom to be retained and renovated window . Door on landing is reclaimed pine from original barn.
Leading from kitchen area to first floor landing.
Master Bedroom 5. 52 x 3.31 (16'4" 170'7" x 10'10")
Internal doors reclaimed pine from original barn. Victorian style cast radiator located centrally beneath the window. Double glazed Georgian style window to rear. Skylight. Wealth of exposed beams. Two luminated walk in wardrobes. Door to
Jack & Jill Bathroom
corner quadrant shower, basin with taps and heritage style wc and cistern. Half tiled walls with tiled floor in anti-slip tiles. Towel rail to be 400 w x 1200mm ladder type in chrome.. Over basin illuminated mirror with 4 x recessed ceiling lights and over shower extractor fan. Double glazed Georgian style window.
Bedroom Two 4.43 x 3.45 (14'6" x 11'3")
Internal doors reclaimed pine from original barn. Victorian style cast radiator located centrally beneath the window. Window to side overlooking open farmland. Door with access to second staircase.
Bedroom Three 3.68 x 2.46 (12'0" x 8'0")
Internal doors reclaimed pine from original barn. Victorian style cast radiator located centrally beneath the window.
Window to rear.
To comprise of original cast iron bath and taps, Fully tiled shower enclosure with glazed sliding glass door. Wash hand basin with taps and heritage style wc and cistern. Half tiled walls .
Sandstone patio to rear of barn in front of multi-fold doors approx. Double gates hung and painted black with T hinges and 3 lever lock with bolts. Brick and timber post/rail boundary wall. Boundary with unit 3 to be timber post and rail with woven hazel hurdles and privet hedging. Garden area to turf and gravel paths. External lights to rear and side doors with electric feed to garage/covered parking area. 1 further allocated space on opposite side of gravel access to the garage and further parking in front of gate. Garage/Covered parking to have PIR light, 2 x double sockets and a fused spur for future use.
Services - Mains gas, electric and water all connected and there is a live Open Reach telephone line connected too.
Clifton upon Dunsmore has a thriving community with a parish church, public house, village shop and primary school. There is a high speed rail service to London Euston (from 48 mins) and to Birmingham (from 20 mins), and the East Midlands and Birmingham International Airports are readily accessible. Shopping and recreational facilities can be found in Rugby, Royal Leamington Spa, Solihull, Leicester, Northampton and Milton Keynes. There are state, grammar and private schools in the area to suit most requirements including the local Clifton Church of England Primary School with an outstanding Ofsted rating, Lawrence Sheriff Grammar School, Rugby High School, Bilton Grange, Rugby School and The Crescent Prep Schools in Rugby.