A rare opportunity to acquire a fine Grade II Listed Georgian period townhouse having all the amenities of town whilst also enjoying the many attributes of a country property, providing an exceptional and spacious family home.
- Oxford Street
Is a pleasant established location in the heart of Southam, a market town, which contains an excellent range of facilities and amenities including shops, schools for all grades and recreational facilities. The town is also conveniently situated for a number of work centres including Leamington Spa, 7 miles distant and Warwick, Coventry, Banbury are all within easy reach. The town is also convenient for the motorway network with the M40 being easily accessed.
- Vernon House
Is a truly unique opportunity to acquire an early Georgian Townhouse, in the Palladian style, of immense character and historical significance, which retains many original and interesting features throughout, briefly comprising:
An attractive entrance hall with vaulted ceiling, 36' formal lounge/dining room, opening onto a SW facing secluded terraced garden, sitting room, breakfast room, kitchen, five good bedrooms, billiard room, fitted bathroom, Garaging and secure off-road parking, various outbuildings and cellars.
The property has been well maintained and sympathetically modernised over the years however it does now provide considerable scope for further modernisation and improvement and, in the agents opinion, represents a unique opportunity Inspection is essential for the character, size and potential to be fully appreciated.
In further detail:
The house is a Grade ll listed Property being soundly constructed of brick surmounted by slate and tile roofs, and has a typical elevation of its period with a pediment and a fine Georgian porch entrance with a glazed fanlight over into:
- Reception Hall
With tiled floor and a very fine example of a moulded and ribbed vaulted ceiling, decorated dado rail, night storage heater.
- Formal Dining Room - 4.88m x 3.89m
Having a tiled fireplace in an Adam surround, coved cornice with picture rail, night storage heater and sash window.
There is a full width ornamental archway through to the...
- Lounge - 6.17m x 3.73m
Fitted also with a part tiled fireplace in an Adam surround, side alcove with shelves, coved cornice and picture rail, storage heater. A pair of French casement doors, with side panels, open into the Sun Lounge with patio doors to rear garden.
Door to reception hall and...
- Sitting Room - 4.50m x 4.19m
With ornate plaster ceiling and cornice, panelling to dado height and local Hornton Stone fireplace with side extensions, oak shelving, storage heater and sash window.
- Cloakroom WC
With low flush WC, pedestal basin, half tiled walls and high level cupboards with fitted shelves having been originally a Butlers pantry.
- Inner Hall
Also with own side entrance, leads to the...
- Breakfast Room - 4.83m x 3.76m
With antique cast-iron Triplex range, full height original cupboards and pantry, a fitted dresser measuring 9'8, night storage heater and sash window, access to the...
- Kitchen - 3.43m x 2.51m
With tiled floor and fitted with a range of base cupboard and drawer units with high-level wall cupboards over, double stainless steel sink unit, sash window, electric cooker point and plumbing for washing machine. Door to covered porch, with low flush WC and wash hand basin, giving access to Garden, fuel store and Cottage.
The Inner Hall also gives access to the substantial cellarage comprising:
- Chamber One - 4.98m x 2.97m
Fitted with original wine racking and barrel thrall.
- Chamber Two - 4.83m x 3.76m
With vaulted ceiling, two windows and stone floor.
Leading from the rear of the reception hall is an easy rising...
With a fine full height mahogany balustrade giving access to a spacious...
With original oak flooring and ornamental plaster arches, airing cupboard with lagged cylinder and linen cupboard over.
- Bedroom One - 5.11m x 3.81m
With an Adam fireplace, sash window overlooking the garden, coving to ceiling and access to dressing room/walk-in wardrobe (originally a Powder room for wigs!) with cupboard.
- Bedroom Two - 5.26m x 3.81m
Fitted with an Adam fireplace and surround, double door hanging wardrobe, coving to ceiling and sash window.
- Bedroom Three - 3.81m x 3.20m
With period fireplace and double door hanging wardrobe, polished oak planked floor, sash window.
- Bedroom Four - 3.96m x 2.36m
With polished oak plank floor and sash window.
- Study/Work Room - 5.08m x 2.29m
With potential for reinstatement as second bathroom or ensuite facility.
Accessed from the principal staircase a further staircase leads to the fitted...
- Bathroom WC - 2.29m x 2.18m
Being fully tiled and fitted with coloured suite comprising panelled bath with Triton electric shower over and screen, pedestal basin and low flush WC and...
- Billiard Room, c/w table - 4.95m x 3.73m
Having a corner fireplace, built-in cupboard and alcove and a communicating door to the dressing room adjoining Bedroom One.
On second floor level are three good size attic rooms comprising...
- Attic Bedroom Five - 6.20m x 3.51m
With exposed roof timbers and Georgian fanlight, with communicating doors to...
- Attic Room 2 - 4.72m x 4.04m
- Attic Room 3 - 6.10m x 3.30m
A covered side passage leads to the side entrance to the house with a six panel Georgian door with fanlight over, giving access to the Inner Hall, and also separate access to the...
- House Keepers Cottage
Of brick and tile construction (needing repair) comprising:
- Kitchen - 3.12m x 3.05m
With stainless steel sink unit and cooker point, sash window.
- Living Room - 3.05m x 3.05m
With corner fireplace and sash window.
- Bedroom - 3.05m x 1.83m
With sash window.
Below the building and approached from the gardens are two good dry Store Rooms.
To the rear of the property is a secluded and terraced south-west facing walled garden, with well, being extensively lawned with established flowerbeds, trees and shrubs. Access door to the...
- Open Garage - 6.25m x 4.65m
Having slate roof and private, secure off-road parking for several cars with vehicle access from Warwick Street.
The property is understood to be freehold although we have not inspected the relevant documentation to confirm this.
All mains services are believed to be connected to the property with gas being accessible if required. NB. We have not tested the central heating, domestic hot water system, kitchen appliances or other services and whilst believing them to be in satisfactory working order we cannot give any warranties in these respects. Interested parties are invited to make their own enquiries.
Proceeding east from our office via Warwick Street, proceed for its entirety following onto Willes Road. Proceed for its entirety turning left into Radford Road following the sign posted route to Radford and Ufton as sign posted to Southam. On reaching Southam town take the second left hand turn onto Banbury Road which follows onto Oxford Street whereupon the property will be found located on the left hand side.
- Vernon House
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