**BLOCK VIEWINGS SATURDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 2022 10-12PM PLEASE CALL 01788 550800 TO BOOK A TIMESLOT** Complete Estate Agents are delighted to welcome to their Platinum Collection The Old Forge which is a Grade II listed detached thatched house located in the highly sought after village of Thurlaston. The property is believed to have origins back to 1655 and is an excellent example of a characterful country house which has been adapted and converted with great sensitivity over the years to a family home, still containing many original features with the original forge bellows still in the snug and stable door with the blacksmith's test branding marks in the main lounge, otherwise known as The Forge. The Old Forge still provides both light and spacious accommodation throughout with five bedrooms, three bathrooms and five reception rooms. The property provides entrance hall with original flooring leading to a snug area, modern traditional kitchen with central island with flagstone flooring, utili
Entrance Hall with Dining Area
Entry via an original thatched porch with original front door leading into a spacious entrance hall which is currently used as a dining area, original tiled flooring throughout, stairs to first floor accommodation, original beams and iron crane hangers in the inglenook fireplace, window to side and doors to all ground floor accommodation.
A solid wood shaker style kitchen with base, drawer and wall units with granite worktops over, central island with granite worktops over with integral induction hob, Neff oven and two undercounter fridges. Fitted gas fired Aga, double Belfast sink, double glazed window over looking garden, velux window, flagstone flooring, entrance through to garden room, utility room and boot room.
An expanse of double glazed windows throughout with two double glazed french doors either end giving access to the garden, wooden flooring with underfloor heating and wall mounted thermostat.
Having a range of fitted base, drawer and wall units with worktops over, integrated fridge/freezer, Belfast sink, built in storage cupboard, shoe cupboard and Velux window. Stable door leading to covered porch and onto private patio area,
Low level wc, double glazed window to side and wooden effect flooring throughout.
Vanity wash hand basin, double glazed window, base, drawer and wall units with worktops over, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and radiator. Stairs leading to bedroom three.
Two windows to front and rear aspect, window seat with views across garden, fireplace and radiator.
Vaulted ceiling, open fireplace, stable door with blacksmith's test brandings to garden, heritage window to front and window to rear, extensive built in cupboard space either side of fireplace, original forge bellows and blacksmiths tongs displayed on wall, radiator, lock and latch door through to annexe area.
Fitted wardrobes, built in shower enclosure, original beams. lock and latch door, washing area with wash hand basin, double glazed windows to front and rear and radiator.
Double glazed windows to front and rear, radiator, original beams, lock and latch door leading through into bedroom three and lock and latch door leading through into ensuite bathroom.
Low Level wc, wash hand basin, roll top bath, lock and latch door, heated towel rail, wooden flooring, extractor fan and original beams.
Lock and latch door, stairs to ground floor, original beams throughout, fitted storage cupboard with hanging and shelf space, washing area with wash hand basin, tiling to splash back areas and window to side aspect.
To the far right end of the property there is a two storey annexe with accommodation downstairs aswell a hallway and stairs leading to top floor accommodation. Hallway also provides double glazed window and airing cupboard. Ideal for a family that needs it for elderly relatives, teenagers or to use as a holiday let.
Annexe Bedroom/ Lounge
Ground Floor Bedroom or could be used as a separate lounge, double glazed window to front, washing area with wash hand basin, lock and latch door and radiator.
Annexe Kitchen / Dining Area
Having a range of base, drawer and wall units with worktops over and undercounter lighting, space for fridge/freezer, space for undercounter fridge, wooden effect flooring, one and a half sink with drainer, fitted storage cupboard housing the central heating boiler, double glazed french doors to garden and is also used as a separate entrance for the annexe and radiator.
Main Bathroom in Annexe
Having a four piece bathroom suite, low level wc, low level wc, roll top bath, shower cubicle with mains shower unit, tiling to splash back areas and double glazed window.
Annexe Office Space (Upstairs)
Office space upstairs which has fitted storage cupboard, doors to upstairs annexe bedroom two and annexe shower room. Loft Hatches and original beams.
Annexe Bedroom Two
Double glazed window to side aspect, lock and latch door, radiator and fitted wardrobes with hanging space, shelving and under eaves storage to the rear.
Annexe Upstairs Shower Room
Low level wc, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, lock and latch door, wooden effect flooring, shower cubicle with mains shower, tiling to splash back areas, double glazed window and radiator.
The rear garden is a beautifully mature and well established garden with fencing/hedging to all sides, laid mainly to lawn with shrubs, borders and mature trees, fruit trees, patio area which is laid to reclaimed York stone and cobblestone, large 'Elite' greenhouse, small built in patio storage area which was the old coal shed, gated access to the driveway at the side and access to the garage and outbuildings.
Detached Brick Built Garage
The garage is split level and has lighting and power supply to it, the garage could be used as a home office or gym. Exterior power socket fitted to the front.
There is a brick built outbuilding which was originally the piggery and is currently used as a storage area for BBQ and garden tools etc.
Driveway is accessed via the side of the property and has a white post at the entrance of the driveway. There is parking for multiple cars.
Rugby is a market town in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon. The town has a population of 70,628 (2011 census) making it the second largest town in the county. The enclosing Borough of Rugby has a population of 100,500 (2011 census). Rugby is 13 miles (21 km) east of Coventry, on the eastern edge of Warwickshire, near the borders with Northamptonshire and Leicestershire. The town is credited with being the birthplace of rugby football.
Rugby Borough Council
Rugby Borough Council,
Thurlaston was mentioned in the Domesday Book as Torlavestone.
For further information on the village please visit the local village website - ThurlastonNet - Thurlaston Parish Council - Rugby (thurlaston-pc.gov.uk). The village has direct access to Draycote Water Park for cycling or walking around.
The village is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south-west of Rugby, and around 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the larger village of Dunchurch. Immediately to the north of the village is the M45 motorway. There is only one access road into Thurlaston from the north, connecting the village with the B4429, via a bridge over the M45 motorway. Thurlaston overlooks the Draycote Water reservoir to the south, and is close to the county border with Northamptonshire, less than 2 miles to the east.
Confirmed Planning Permission
Listed Building Consent for refurbishment of heritage windows to double glazing.
Listed Building Consent for replacement windows, changes to widen the drive and wall and resurface with resin surface.