A fine country residence offering a wealth of opportunity either for a large family home, potential to be divided into two dwellings, or potential for equestrian facilities* thanks to the land and outbuildings. VIEWING IS ESSENTIAL
Hall, Lounge, Two Fitted Cloakrooms, Two Studies, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Utility, Five Bedrooms & Store Room, Two Bathrooms, En Suite Shower Room. Outside Playroom, Double Garage, Timber Outbuilding, Courtyard, Gardens and Grounds of Approx 3 Acres, Gas Central Heating, Double Glazing.
The residence lies midway between Barnt Green and Bromsgrove in countryside and is close to the M42 motorway. There are an excellent range of facilities about two miles away in either Barnt Green or Bromsgrove including shopping centre, train services and schools and Junction 2 of the M42 brings many parts of the country within easy reach.
The particularly spacious accommodation suits a variety of living styles with the principal bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor and with further bedrooms in a separate wing. The property is currently used as a single residence by the current owners but it would divide into two if that was appropriate to a family. A particular feature is the part enclosed courtyard to the rear which provides a delightful sheltered area to sit out and the gardens and grounds ensure great privacy.
The very spacious accommodation comprises
RECEPTION HALL 19'8" x 15'0" (5.99m x 4.57m) with imposing oak central staircase with turned spindles and newell post to balustrades, very fine decorative Amtico parquet style flooring, two radiators and glazed screens to either side with double French windows.
FITTED CLOAKROOM with white suite of low level toilet and pedestal wash basin. Wood paneling to dado, parquet flooring and radiator.
A wide opening from the reception leads through to the
LOUNGE 19'8" x 16'0" (5.99m x 4.88m) with feature brick fireplace (no flue) having tiled hearth and mantle, four radiators and wall light points.
STUDY 15'7" x 7'8" (4.75m x 2.34m) with radiator and wall light points.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 11'7" x 9'6" (3.53m x 2.9m) plus 16'0" x 9'5" (4.88m x 2.87m) with range of oak fronted units including floor cupboards and drawers, wall cupboards, shelves and glazed cabinet and working surface with decorative tiling above and having inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer taps. Leisure Rangemaster 110 cooker with four ring gas hob, griddle and electric hot plate, two ovens, grill and storage drawer. Fitted dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer. Fitted washing machine and separate dryer and fitted microwave. Quarry tiled flooring with decorative pattern to two levels and windows either end including stable type door to terrace and garden. Two radiators.
Step up to
DINING ROOM 15'9" x 9'8" (4.8m x 2.95m) with radiator, wall light points and further step up to
SIDE HALLWAY 13'0" x 8'0" (3.96m x 2.44m) plus passages off with oak flooring with radiator and door to side.
FITTED CLOAKROOM NUMBER TWO with white suite of low level toilet and wash hand basin. Radiator and paneling to dado.
SECONDARY RECEPTION HALL 18'7" x 11'3" (5.66m x 3.43m) with oak flooring, two radiators and stairs off to first floor with pine balustrade having turned spindles and newell post. Double doors open through to the
DRAWING ROOM 20'6" x 18'1" with vaulted ceiling exposing the superb king post trusses and imposing brick fireplace with beam over and tiled hearth with fitted gas fired stove with living flame effect. Windows either side, two radiators and wall and spot light points.
STUDY NUMBER TWO 18'3" x 8'9" (5.56m x 2.67m) max with oak flooring and radiator. This could be used as a further bedroom.
UTILITY 9'6" x 6'5" (2.9m x 1.96m) with range of oak fronted units including floor cupboards and drawers, wall cupboards, glazed cabinet and shelves and working surface with inset sink unit.
THE BEDROOM ACCOMMODATION
GALLERIED LANDING 19'8" x 15'2" (5.99m x 4.62m) approached from the staircase from the main reception hall to an oak balustrade with turned spindles and newell post and having oak flooring and vaulted ceiling with exposed king post trusses. Windows either end. Radiator and wall light points.
BEDROOM NUMBER ONE 11'0" x 10'4" (3.35m x 3.15m) plus 15'8" x 9'3" (4.78m x 2.82m) with vaulted ceiling having exposed king post trusses, oak flooring, two radiators and wall light points. A glazed screen separates the
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM with white suite of wide shower compartment, low level toilet and wash basin. Part tiling to walls.
SECONDARY LANDING with oak flooring, radiator and light point and there are three steps up to each of the rooms including
BEDROOM NUMBER TWO 15'8" x 9'9" (4.78m x 2.97m) with vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses, sky lights and two radiators.
BATHROOM NUMBER ONE luxuriously appointed in contemporary style comprising white cast iron oval shaped bath with separate shower fittings, bidet, low level toilet and glazed vanity unit with shelves. Part tiling to walls and floor with decorative pattern and heated towel rail/radiator.
Approached from a passage off the side hall on the ground floor are
BEDROOM NUMBER THREE 17'0" x 13'0" (5.18m x 3.96m) with oak flooring, two radiators and windows overlooking the central courtyard.
BEDROOM NUMBER FOUR 16'0" x 8'10" (4.88m x 5.74m) with oak flooring and radiator.
BATHROOM NUMBER TWO with white suite of panelled bath with separate shower fittings and folding side screen, pedestal wash basin, low level toilet and bidet. Part tiling to walls with decorative pattern and radiator.
Approached from a staircase from the Second Reception is
LANDING AREA with balustrade having turned spindles and newell post, sky light and leading off is
BEDROOM NUMBER FIVE 13'2" x 12'0" (4.01m x 3.66m) with radiator and vaulted ceiling.
Also leading off the landing is a large walk-in box room/store room.
CENTRAL COURTYARD on two levels with two decked areas and central decorative paved area with lattice balustrade providing a superb area to sit out in. In the one corner opening off is a
GAMES/PLAY ROOM 18'10" x 13'0" (5.74m x 3.96m) with double glazed screen to front, vaulted ceiling and including a Heatwave Infra Red Cabin/Sauna.
DOUBLE GARAGE 25'2" x 19'5" (7.67m x 5.92m) with side window, door and open front.
TIMBER OUTBUILDING 29'2" x 17'7" (8.89m x 5.36m)
This could be used as a games room, garden store or perhaps as stables.
THE BEAUTIFUL GARDENS AND GROUNDS extend to approximately 3 acres with the property approached from Littleheath Lane from a stone chipped drive which sweeps round to the front of the property with further driveway off to the garage and with the extensive lawns and paddock stocked with a wealth of bushes, shrubs and flowers ensuring great privacy.
Planning Permission may be required to keep horses and to use or convert the outbuildings to stables. The agent has not verified this information.
SERVICES central heating to radiators is provided by gas fired boilers sited in both the loft over the kitchen and in the utility. There is double glazing to windows.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS only those items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. All other items are excluded. Carpets and curtains may be available by separate arrangement with the vendors, if required.
TENURE the agent understands the property is Freehold.
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