From the moment you drive through the double gates onto the sweeping driveway winding through the expanses of lawn punctuated by mature trees, you know that you are being drawn to something special. This handsome, Hornton stone country house welcomes visitors at the main entrance. Here they are encouraged to relax and enjoy the stunning vistas from the terrace before being greeted by the delights that this country home has to offer.
Once inside, the light and inviting reception hall, your eye is immediately drawn to the internal leaded-light windows offering window seating and a view through to the formal dining room and beyond to the splendid grounds. In addition, the entrance hall provides fireside seating around a cosy stove. To the right, you are tempted to enter the tremendous space that is the modern open-plan kitchen, while on the opposite side you can choose to relax in the sitting room or drawing room - both offering space and comfort in abundance. The ground floor facilities continue with the cloakroom and boiler room and a staircase rising to the first-floor accommodation.
The spacious and light drawing room offers luxury and comfort with floor to ceiling windows and French doors framing views of the lush front lawns and opening to a south-facing, paved terrace to enjoy the sunshine. An inglenook fireplace with exposed brickwork and a log-burning stove invites you to rest a while and enjoy a mindful moment. The charming sitting room continues to delight with details including exposed brickwork, beams, a second inglenook fireplace with log-burning stove and a window seat in the bay window from which to lose yourself in that countryside vista.
The stylish, open-plan kitchen, bathed in natural light, offers an additional dining area and family room making this an exceptional social hub in this magnificent home. Expertly crafted materials including granite, oak, Travertine tiling and wooden ceiling beams perfectly harmonise here whilst attention to detail includes iron monkey tail window fittings, and integrated wine and vegetable racks and baskets. A wealth of oak cabinets provides ample storage space with coordinating granite surfaces offering family chefs extensive preparation space. Integrated appliances include an AGA oven, combination oven and Miele coffee machine and there is space here for an American-style fridge freezer. Socialise with your guests while you cook, whether they be seated at the bespoke island complete with wine fridge or at the family dining table which seats at least eight family and friends. Focus lighting above the family dining table adds to the natural light available in this space and French doors open to the garden to allow for easy outdoor dining. The adjoining utility, provides the option for a secondary kitchen/boot room and comes complete with butler sink, storage and space for additional appliances.
The impressive formal dining room is accessed from the kitchen or via the double doors from the entrance hall. This magnificent room provides at least eight guests with a vantage point from which to enjoy the grounds and countryside views from the French doors.
On the first floor, the spacious landing offers access to the principal bedroom suite with en suite bathroom, five further double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a study. All bedrooms include in-built storage and/or dressing areas allowing for complete organisation from day one. The principal suite is extremely spacious and opulent with triple aspect views of the fabulous grounds and surrounding countryside and lounge space from which to enjoy the scenery. The stylish en suite bathroom includes both an integrated roll top bath and a walk-in rainfall shower as well as twin washbasins complemented by Travertine floor and wall tiling. The further five double bedrooms are light and elegantly presented with individual countryside views. Bedrooms three and four offer the flexibility to interconnect allowing for a bedroom with attached study and lounge area, if so desired.
Perfect for those working from home is the spacious and light study offering spectacular west-facing views from the desk window.
The spacious family bathroom, decorated in neutral tones, offers both bath and walk-in shower whilst the second bathroom on this floor offers crisp white fixtures with a bath with shower over.
Springfields is fronted by double, iron gates and a continuous sweeping, gravel driveway with bordering lawn space and mature trees shaping the landscape as you drive to the main entrance. Spring bulbs, positioned at the feet of the trees along the driveway, make for a magnificent seasonal display. There is ample parking space to the front of the house and as the driveway sweeps around the side and rear of this wonderful home, it leads to a garage block for additional parking and further driveway space. This country home boasts 360° views around the pristine grounds and rolling landscape in which it is centrally positioned. With almost 7 acres of grounds to enjoy, including paddock grazing with mature trees, herbaceous borders and beds with hedges and specimen planting, there is much to savour. Paved and shingle seating areas to the front, rear and side of the property allows sunseekers to soak up the rays and follow the sunshine throughout the day. Perfect for outdoor entertaining and dining, these areas open up the social space available in a number of the reception rooms.
To the rear of this country home, there is a garage block with additional parking and an adjoining store with the potential to become a separate annexe (subject to consents). There is a separate, powered barn with a stable attached which may also be converted (subject to consents) and a greenhouse offers facilities for keen gardeners.Stamp Duty Calculator Energy Performance Certificate
Pillerton Priors has a long history as a medieval settlement mentioned in the Domesday Book. Notable buildings once included a church, St Mary Magdalen’s, which is now long gone, however other listed buildings still remain in the village. The sister village to Pillerton Priors is Pillerton Hersey and collectively they are known as ‘The Pillertons’.
This truly magnificent, private country home, surrounded by its own grounds, lies on the edge of the village of Pillerton Priors. Just outside Ettington, this extensively and meticulously renovated family home offers seclusion combined with easily accessible commuter links. Ettington provides a village shop whilst nearby Pillerton Hersey offers a parish church dating back to the 13thcentury and comprises cottages and Horston stone houses. Stratford-upon-Avon, Banbury and Leamington Spa, all within easy reach, offer extensive retail and leisure facilities.
A range of state and independent schools are available including Warwick Prep, Stratford Preparatory School, The Croft Preparatory School, Warwick and Kings High Schools, Stratford Girls Grammar School and King Edward VI Grammar School, amongst others.
Leisure facilities in the vicinity include horseracing at Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick, polo at Southam, motor racing at Silverstone, golf courses at Stratford-upon-Avon, and theatres at Coventry, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon.
Golf courses at Stratford-Upon-Avon, Leek Wootton, The Belfry, Tadmarton and Brailes are accessible too.
Excellent communication links include rail services to London Marylebone from Banbury in around 55 minutes and to Birmingham from Leamington Spa in around 25 minutes and easy access to the M40 motorway.
We have been advised by the vendor that mains electricity, oil and water are connected to the property.
Drainage is by way of a sceptic tank.
These details should be checked by your solicitor before exchange of contracts.
The Sellers understand that broadband in the area is currently being upgraded, thus being between 250mbps to 1000mbps.
EPC - D
Stratford on Avon
We believe the property to be Freehold. The agent has not checked the legal status to verify the Freehold status of the property. The purchaser is advised to obtain verification from their legal advisers.
Only those items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. All others are excluded but certain items may be made available by separate negotiation.