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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Overley Lane, Alrewas, DE13

Sold STC £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached character farmhouse
  • Rural location, John Taylor catchment
  • 1.37 acre plot, 3000 sq ft of accommodation
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Hall, lounge, dining room
  • Breakfast kitchen, utility, cloakroom
  • Four bedrooms, bathroom, shower room
  • Office, games room, driveway
  • Garage, gardens
  • 1.052 acre paddock

Full description

This detached farmhouse with original parts dating back 1373 is situated in this rural location yet is only a short distance from Alrewas village centre and also is also within the John Taylor Academy school catchment boundary. The property stands in a plot of 1.37 acres and offers a wealth of character and charm also benefits from oil fired central heating. The spacious accommodation extends to 3000 sq ft and briefly comprises entrance hall, living room, dining room, breakfast kitchen, utility room and guest cloakroom. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room. Outside there is an office and games room, driveway, garage, gardens, a separate paddock measuring 1.05 acre and open rural views.

Leave Bore Street onto St. John Street and at the lights turn left and at the next lights go straight on and straight over the mini island down Trent Valley Road. Go straight over the next island through Streethay and onto the A38 north. Turn off signposted for Alrewas, take the A513 signposted to Kings Bromley. On leaving the village of Alrewas, after approximately 1/4 mile turn right onto Overley Lane. Follow the lane for approximately 1/2 mile where the property can be found on the right-hand side.

Alrewas enjoys an ancient history with much of the village a conservation area with a delightful traditional atmosphere and excellent local amenities including a wide range of shops, traditional village pubs, library, medical and dental surgeries, sought after village school and within the catchment for John Taylor Academy School.

Within 4 miles of Lichfield Cathedral City and close to the A38 dual carriageway there is excellent commuter access to Burton-on-Trent, Tamworth, Derby and all principle West and East Midland commercial centres. There is easy travelling to the M6 Toll Road, M42 and A50 and inter city rail services at Lichfield and Tamworth.


Entrance Hall
Approached via front door with beamed walls and ceiling, ceiling light point, door to:

Living Room
17' 8" x 11' 6" (5.38m x 3.50m) With double glazed windows to front and rear, three wall light points, log burner within brick inglenook with quarry tiled hearth, through to:

Dining Room
11' 7" x 14' 4" (3.54m x 4.37m) With two double glazed windows to front, radiator, beamed walls and ceiling, three wall light points, power points.

Breakfast Kitchen
17' 2" x 14' 0" (5.24m x 4.27m) Comprising a range of wall, base and drawer units with roll top work surface areas, tiled splash backs, sink and drainer unit with mixer tap over, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge, double cooking range with extractor hood over, two radiators, beamed ceiling, three wall light points, double glazed bow window to front, stairs to first floor landing.

Utility Room
12' 6" x 12' 0" (3.82m x 3.66m) Comprising a range of base units with roll top work surface areas, tiled splash backs, oil fired central heating boiler, airing cupboard, provision for fridge/ freezer, space for tumble dryer, quarry tiled flooring, power points, radiator.

Guest Cloakroom
White suite comprising low level w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, wood flooring, ceiling light point, double glazed window to side.

Rear Hall
With window to side, radiator, exposed beams and brickwork, ceiling light point, door to:

Store Room
Having exposed beams and brickwork, ceiling light point, power points.

Side Hallway
With under stairs storage cupboard, stairs to first floor landing, beamed walls, ceiling light point, radiator.


With ceiling light point and doors to:

Bedroom 3
13' 5" x 12' 8" (4.08m x 3.85m) With double glazed window to rear, radiator, ceiling light point, power points.

Bedroom 2
12' 10" x 17' 2" (3.92m x 5.24m) With double glazed window to front, radiator, beamed walls and ceiling, ceiling light point, power points, two storage cupboards.

Bedroom 4
14' 3" x 9' 7" (4.35m x 2.91m) With double glazed window to front, radiator, beamed ceiling, ceiling light point, power points.

Shower Room
White suite comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c., radiator, tiled splash backs, obscure double glazed window to side, ceiling light point, extractor fan, shaver and light point.

Second Landing
Approached via the staircase from the Breakfast Kitchen and having storage cupboard, ceiling light point, loft access point, smoke alarm, doors to:

Bedroom 1
17' 2" x 13' 7" (5.24m x 4.14m) With double glazed window to front, beamed walls and ceiling, radiator, power points.

8' 10" x 12' 6" (2.68m x 3.82m) Comprising panelled bath with mixer attachment, double shower cubicle, low level w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin, tiling to splash backs, radiator, ceiling light point, double glazed window to front.


The property is set back from the road behind a hedged frontage with a gated pathway leading to the front door and a mainly lawned fore garden.

To the side of the property there is vehicular access leading to the driveway which is capable of parking numerous vehicles and in turn leads to a garage having double opening doors, window and door to side, power and lighting.

A small gated inner yard with log store gives access to the Office and Games Room.

The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn having mature borders with a range of plants, shrubs and trees.

To the right hand side of the property there is a farm track leading to a separate paddock area measuring approximately 1.052 acre.

The total plot extends to 1.372 acres.

Having double glazed windows to side, fluorescent lighting, telephone point, French doors to garden and access to a cloakroom having low level w.c., wash hand basin and ceiling light point.

Games Room
23' 11" x 15' 1" (7.29m x 4.60m) Having two windows to side, door to side, vaulted beamed ceiling, ceiling light point, fitted bar, power points.

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Added on Rightmove:
19 August 2011


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