Former vicarages on the market
From a restored 18th-century church with a rectory in five acres of grounds in Cesena, Italy, to an 1840s parsonage with a tennis court in Amersham, Buckinghamshire.
Cesena, Emilia-Romagna region, Italy. A restored, unconsecrated 18th-century church with a rectory surrounded by landscaped grounds. The interiors include the main church and the sacristy, which has been converted into a library. There are also three one-bed flats, one one-bed flat and an outbuilding with two bedrooms. 4.9 acres. €2.5m Knight Frank 020-7629 8171.
Chailey Moat, Chailey Green, East Sussex. A Grade II-listed, 1540s former rectory set on an island surrounded by a moat. It has open fireplaces and oak panelling. 7 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, dining hall, 4-bed converted barn, 1-bed cottage, pool, tennis court, 44 acres. £5m Savills 01444-446000.
Flint House, Penn Street Village, near Amersham, Buckinghamshire.An 1840s former parsonage in aGothic-revival style with a gabled porch and stone-mullioned windows. It has open fireplaces and pine floors. 5 beds,3 baths, 4 receps, study area, indoor pool, coach house, tennis court, grounds, 1 acre. £3.25m Savills 01494-731950.
The Old Rectory, Saxby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. This Grade II-listed, Dutch-gabled former rectory was built in 1789 and has Victorian additions. It has brick vaulted ceilings, period fireplaces and the grounds include a two-bed cottage leton an assured short-hold tenancy. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 attic beds, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, stables, 3.7 acres. £1.15m Savills 01780-484696.
The Old Rectory, Whalton, Northumberland. A Grade II-listed former village rectory incorporating a 15th-century peel tower. It has open fireplaces and an 18th-century staircase. 8 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, stables, outbuildings, greenhouse, formal and walled gardens, 1.3 acres. £1.15m Knight Frank 0191-686 1232.
The Old Vicarage, Askham Richard, near York. A Victorian vicarage set in extensive grounds that include a converted stable block. It has a grand entrance hall with a galleried landing. 6 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, billiard room, outbuildings, gardens, paddock, 2 acres. £1.525m Humberts, 01904-611828.
The Old Vicarage, Newnham, Faversham,Kent. The major part ofan 1850s former vicarage in the conservation areaof the village. The house isin need of some modernisation. It has shuttered sash windows, high ceilings, wood floors and retains its original fireplaces. 1.2 acres. £750,000 Finn's 01227-454111.
The Old Vicarage, Sedgeford, Norfolk. A renovated, Grade II-listed Victorian vicarage built in a Gothic-revival style with later additions. It is surrounded by formal gardens and wooded grounds and has open fireplaces, a grand entrance hall and a country kitchen with an Aga. 6 beds, 5 baths, 3 receps, 1.4 acres. £1.9m Bedfords 01328-730500.