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Landmark 500-year-old, Grade II-listed Manor House in Warwickshire offered for sale

A landmark 16th century, Grade II-listed building reputedly patronised by royalty is being offered for sale in Warwickshire.

The Manor House, in Market Hill, Southam, is the town’s showpiece building and is estimated to have been built in the mid to late 1500s.

One of its most famous guests is said to be Charles I, who reputedly stayed there before the Battle of Edgehill in the first English Civil War in 1642.

More recently, the site has undergone extensive external restoration following the departure of its last occupant, a branch of the Dudley Taylor pharmacy chain.

It is on the market for offers in the region of £395,000.

Unique opportunity

Simon Hain, director at ehB Reeves, said: “This is a genuinely unique opportunity to own a landmark building where you can feel the history seeping out of the walls.

“It’s a building of exceptionally complex design, with decorative timber framing with fine carvings, constructed out of stone and oak, with beautiful stone mullion and period timber and leaded windows.

“The timberwork and stonework has all been exposed and restored and the results are genuinely spectacular.

“The site has great potential for a restaurant but could also be a private dwelling for someone with plenty of time and imagination.”

Development potential

The property boats a 1,257 sq. ft retail area; 159 sq. ft ground floor storage; 165 sq. ft first floor offices and a two-bedroom duplex residential apartment with period features, room to expand and a roof garden.

“The area has undergone considerable redevelopment in recent years, including the construction of a new library very close by,” added Simon.

“This fascinating building is at the heart of the town and will be a fantastic asset to its next owner.”

You can read the full particulars of the property here.



Our Surveying Team

Simon Hain

Simon Hain has worked as a commercial property consultant in Leamington Spa since 1984 and has been very active within the local community and is a former chairman of Leamington and District Round Table and trustee of various local charities. Simon specialises in Commercial Agency, Development, Acquisitions and Corporate Property Advice and is a director of ehB Reeves.

Nick Evans

Nick is a Chartered Surveyor who has worked in Leamington Spa since 1992. Born in Warwick, Nick is a Fellow of the RICS, Registered Valuer, RICS Accredited Mediator and former Chairman of the RICS Coventry and Warwickshire Local Association. Nick generally concentrates on Valuation and Professional / Landlord and Tenant work as well as Investments and Corporate Property Advice for clients and is a director of ehB Reeves.  

Scott Blake

Scott is a Chartered Surveyor having worked in general practice surveying in the West Midlands area since 1991 and mainly within the Coventry and Warwickshire area. He has a wide range of experience dealing with commercial property matters including professional valuation services for private and corporate clients, other professional work including rent reviews, lease renewals, business rate appeals as well as commercial agency investment acquisitions and disposals. Scott is a director of ehB Reeves.

Stuart Gregory

Stuart heads our property management department working closely with clients to maximise returns from their property assets. He advises a number of private investors, high net worth individuals, property companies, pension funds and organisations with a charitable status, dealing with all aspects of the management of their property investments. Stuart is a Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years’ experience in Landlord & Tenant and general practice work in the West Midlands and Warwickshire. He joined Reeves & Partners in 2001 and is a Director of the firm.  

Robert Hawkins

Robert is a Chartered Surveyor with extensive experience in the property business, having worked on both sides of the fence, as adviser and client, in all market sectors and on properties and portfolios large and small. He enjoys dealing with all aspects of commercial property and acting for all types of client.

Phil Harvey

Having joined Reeves & Partners in 2011, Phil has over 18 years’ experience in the Property industry specialising in Commercial Property Management. Phil works closely with a wide range of clients including private investment companies, pension fund operators and religious organisations advising on all aspects of Property and asset management. Phil is an experienced and valued member of the Property Management team and has acted across a wide range of property sectors including residential, industrial, office and retail. Outside of the office, Phil enjoys music, reading and Formula One.

Nigel Grugeon

Nigel is a Chartered Surveyor with over 40 years' experience in General Practice. Originally with a background in commercial property he has for many years concentrated on providing general consultancy advice to his many charity clients throughout the UK, occasionally involving properties in Ireland, France, Belgium and Italy. Nigel’s work covers a wide range of activities associated with charity owned properties which include the sales and acquisitions of substantial Estates, of properties in the healthcare and education sectors as well as development land and conventional domestic residences. Formerly based in the City of London, Nigel joined Reeves & Partners in 2010 adding his many clients to the firm's already substantial charity client base.

Sam Hain

Sam Hain joined us in the summer of 2017, shortly after graduating from the University of the West of England, Bristol with a BA (Hons) in Politics and International Relations

Sam started work in asset management department, working as a graduate asset manager as well as is now very active in the agency department and will soon be starting his assessment of professional competence (APC) - the on-the-job training scheme graduates need to complete to qualify as a chartered surveyor. Sam is also currently undertaking a day release MA degree in Estate Management.

Sam grew up in Warwickshire and attended Warwick School and outside of work, he enjoys playing golf and football and is a Coventry City supporter.

Adam Boxer

Adam joined ehB Reeves in 2019 as Facilities Manager and forms part of the Property Management department.

 Adam’s primary responsibilities are to look after the reactive and planned maintenance for managed properties as well as understanding and reacting to their Health & Safety requirements. Adam also looks after all facilities management services to managed properties and has responsibility for a broad and diverse range of contracts across the portfolio.

 He is a member of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) and a Technical Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH).