Holt Heath provides a Post Office with village store, Millennium playing field with park area, local farm shops and pubs serving food. The Old Rectory lies within the catchment area of the renowned Chantry High School, along with a superb primary school at nearby Grimley, which has a current ‘outstanding’ OFSTED rating. In the independent sector there is Abberley Hall School, Kings Worcester and RGS Worcester. Nearby villages include Hallow, Grimley and Ombersley where there is a good choice of pubs, restaurants and fine dining. Worcester city centre is within easy access, offering local and regional shopping facilities.
Worcester (5 miles), Droitwich (6 miles), M5 Junction 5 (8 miles), Birmingham (27 miles). All distances are approximate.
Sitting discreetly in the Worcestershire countryside, close to the desirable village of Holt Heath, The Old Rectory stands proud. Dating back to the 1600’s, with later additions in the 1700’s and 1800’s, it is a wonderfully grand building. In 2007, a spectacular 38 foot long orangery was added.
Whilst benefiting from the peace and quiet of its secluded, position, the property is well located for both local facilities and commuting. The Old Rectory is approached via a pretty, tree-lined driveway that leads to a sweeping gravelled area and turning circle in front of the property.
On entering, you immediately get the feeling of warmth and welcome; this is a home that is superb for a family but, equally suitable for a couple to cherish and enjoy.
The entrance hall is substantial providing access to the ground floor rooms and a wine cellar.
The drawing room is a well-proportioned, light and airy room featuring a large marble fireplace and high ceilings - perfect on a cosy winter’s night.
Equally fabulous in the summer are the two sets of French doors opening onto a south-facing garden terrace.
For those looking to entertain in style, the large dining room offers a grand space to host Christmas and dinner parties with a feature fireplace to set the scene.
The study, which would also make a suitable snug, is a lovely bright room looking onto the spectacular gardens.
At the heart of this exceptional home is the kitchen - a room where all the family come together and where memories have been made over the years. Featuring a central island with ample storage units and finished with granite work surfaces. Integrated appliances include two dishwashers, range cooker, wine fridge, large fridge and freezer. There are doors leading directly onto the patio area which is an ideal space to dine al fresco on a lovely summer's day and bring the outside in.
Off the kitchen is a sizeable utility room with a further dishwasher, multi-oven and Salamander grill – there is a door leading to the rear courtyard.
The magnificent orangery is accessed off the kitchen and offers a glorious space to relax and unwind, featuring an exclusive white Turkish limestone floor and magnificent views of the garden. With a large wood burning stove and under floor heating this exceptional room can be enjoyed all year round.
On the 1st floor in the main house, there are four large bedrooms, a sitting room, three en-suites and a family bathroom.
Accessed off the sitting room is the feature private master bedroom suite. This magnificent room has the best views of the gardens. There are oak- fitted wardrobes, leading to a walk-in dressing room, part of the impressive en-suite bath and shower room with marble floors, walls and underfloor heating.
There are so many wonderful areas to enjoy in the grounds and gardens of The Old Rectory, which are predominantly south facing. With established trees, plants and shrubs, bordered by natural countryside, the views in any direction will take your breath away. You really do get the feeling of privacy, peace and pure escapism.
There is a bandstand, greenhouse, covered decking area overlooking a stream and fabulous entertainment area. There is also a terraced area and carp pond which can be enjoyed from the orangery.
To the front of the property is a gravelled driveway offering ample parking and a separate triple garage with a fabulous first floor garden suite, providing accommodation that may be suitable for a dependant, guest or for a potential business opportunity.
The Old Rectory...a sublime country residence with captivating grounds discreetly tucked away from it all.
Services: Mains electricity, water, Oil heating, private drainage
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