A Peaceful Georgian House in the English Countryside
Set into a gentle hillside and surrounded by 28 acres of private parkland stand The Old Rectory. The country house was built in 1826 in a Regency style and is located in the English county Somerset.
The six bedroom, 5,500 sq ft country home has been carefully restored to its former glory. The historic home has beautiful light living spaces, original details, and comfortable rooms.
The spaces of the Georgian home have been reimagined though the original Georgian spirit remains. The new interiors feature beautiful finishes, including oak floorboards, marble chimneypieces and fine plasterwork and joinery.
The library room has custom-built cabinetry and open bookshelves flanking a wooden Regency chimneypiece.
The sititng room has fine plasterwork, a marble fireplace, and beautiful views of the Somerset countryside.
The kitchen is located in the orangery. It’s a new addition to the historic house but the design indoors and outdoors blends perfectly with the Georgian architecture. The room has a wonderful large skywindow and French doors that lead to the stone terrace with views of the garden.
The kitchen is by Plain English Design, the kitchen cabinets are part of their “Spitalfields” range. The kitchen island has an oak worktop, the other worktops are made of pale durable Corian.
Three shades of ‘lead’ have been used separately on walls and cupboards, adding depth to the space.
The ground floor guest bathroom features rustic wooden cabinets.
The hallway runs the entire length of the house, from the front door to the kitchen extension. Oak floorboards run underfoot throughout the entire ground floor.
The reception hall features the original sweeping cantilever staircase, with a wood burner set into the hearth.
The first floor houses six bedrooms. The master bedroom is a grand affair with light gray walls and an en-suite bathroom.
The master bathroom bathroom features a bateau cast-iron bath and a large shower with steam room functions.
All bathrooms are decorated in soft gray shades and they all have an en-suite bathroom.
The house is for sale at Inigo