Average sale price £1,295,733 590% more than UK average £292 per sq ft
Second to those in ‘the big house’, the vicar was historically the most important person in the village, so it’s only fitting that he and his family enjoyed a property of ample proportions and in a pivotal spot in the heart of things, benefiting from a lush garden, a nearby pub, a shop and perhaps the local school. All of this makes a parsonage ‘pretty close to perfect’ (‘More tea, vicar?’, March 15).
‘Sometimes, all it takes is a name to spark interest,’ says Brian Bishop, Jackson-stops & Staff director. ‘Properties called The Old Rectory draw interest from the get-go.’