The Old Vicarage Main Road, Wigginton, Staffordshire, B79 9DN

  • £1,500,000 Guide Price
  • Character Property
  • 7 bedrooms

Nestled within generous and secluded formal gardens is The Old Vicarage, a fine period home showcasing generous and elegantly presented interiors, eight superb double bedrooms and a wealth of beautifully restored features., The Old Vicarage dates back to the 1850s and is a unique opportunity to acquire a property of this calibre without the restrictions of a protected Listed status. Formerly a working Vicarage serving the 18th Century St Leonard s Church, this detached village residence has been sympathetically upgraded and extended over time, retaining traditional features including open fireplaces, intricate coving, original doors and exposed beams, and offers the next owner an exciting opportunity to acquire one of the area s most impressive homes.

The interiors are arranged over three floors plus a lower ground floor cellar, offering much flexibility and space both inside and out. To the ground floor, a central reception hall featuring oak parquet flooring leads off into four generously proportioned reception rooms including an elegant drawing room which features impressive tall bay windows. A bespoke York Minster kitchen featuring stunning first floor landing, doors open into five double bedrooms, two of which benefit from en suites, with a family bathroom and shower room also accessed from the landing. The second floor comprises three further bedrooms, a further en suite and a Jack and Jill bathroom. The second floor accommodation offers ideal potential to create ancillary accommodation, or for a variety of uses such as a cinema room, games room or studio.

Outside, ornate iron railings enclose to the front where electric gates lead into a sweeping entrance. The driveway offers parking and turning space for a number of vehicles, as well as access into the detached double garage, which houses electric entrance doors, a useful boot room and a fabulous first floor studio. The gardens wrap around the property and extend to half an acre, enjoying privacy to all sides and being home to a variety of historic foliage and mature fruit trees.

Set in the heart of Wigginton, The Old Vicarage is ideally located for access to local amenities, a well connected road network and to picturesque National Forest countryside. The community is home to facilities including the popular Old Crown pub with attractive gardens, St Leonards Church and a Church of England primary school, with more comprehensive facilities available two miles away in the historic market town of Tamworth. Excellent independent schools lie within an easy drive including Twycross and Lichfield Cathedral.

Tamworths bustling town centre is home to Ventura shopping centre, an array of supermarkets, a cinema and the Snow Dome Leisure Complex, as well as the Grade I Listed Tamworth Castle and its formal grounds. Wigginton is ideally placed for access to surrounding countryside pursuits including various National Trust and National Forest locations. Conkers activity centre, Rosliston Foresty Centre and Twycross Zoo all lie within an easy drive, and there are an array of golf clubs nearby including Lichfield Golf & Country Club, Whittington Heath & The Belfry.

The property is ideally located for commuters having easy access to the A38, M42 and M6 Toll and Tamworth train station provides links to Derby, Birmingham and London. East Midlands Airpoirt is 25 miles away and Birmingham International Airport can be reached in 35 minute drive away.

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