9 bedroom house for sale
Arden Hill, Lapworth Street, Lapworth, West Midlands, B94
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- Edwardian Residence
- Nine Bedrooms
- Indoor Swimming Pool
- Panelled Billiard Room
- 18.5 Acre Gardens
- All Weather Tennis Court
- Prestigious Address
*Substantial Edwardian residence in a Queen Anne style
*Panelled billiard room *Indoor swimming pool
*Dining room *Drawing Room
*Study *Breakfast kitchen
*Outstanding 18.5 acre parkland gardens with lake and paddocks
*All weather tennis court *EPC Rating G
Floor Layout Plan
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It is not to scale and is intended to show the approximate relationship of one room to another, with an indication of the main fixtures and fittings
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Lapworth is a most delightful unspoilt village in which to reside, enjoying a rural environment, yet being only a few minutes drive from the larger villages of Knowle and Dorridge, whilst Solihull town centre is some five miles distant. Lapworth village contains local shops, excellent local inns, rail commuter service from Lapworth Station, village hall, St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, plus a junior and infant school in Station Lane. Surrounding Lapworth is lovely greenbelt countryside with many rural, canalside walks and bridle paths. There are two National Trust properties close to Lapworth, the historic houses of Baddesley Clinton and Packwood House. Stratford-upon Avon is some 14 miles away and Warwick approximately 9 miles. Furthermore, the N.E.C., Birmingham Airport and Railway Station the M.42 and M.40 motorway links are all within very easy reach
Arden Hill is an impressive Edwardian country residence built in the Queen Anne style set in about 18 acres.
The property is approached via a long sweeping private drive. Situated on the outskirts of this popular village it enjoys a fine rural aspect.
This lovely character property comprises of a welcoming reception hall with oak panelled staircase. There is an elegant drawing room with feature fireplace and sash cord windows which overlook the stunning grounds. There is a light and airy dining room, good sized office and a magnificent wood panelled billiard room with ornate ceiling. There is a generous kitchen/breakfast room, laundry and useful pantry and two cloakrooms. The inner hall leads to the swimming pool complex in need of some refurbishment with shower room, sauna and changing room and stairs down to the cellar. There are eight double bedrooms and four bathrooms, study, plus a wonderful master bedroom suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom.
There is a double and single garage, gardener's room and cloakroom. The 18 acres includes manicured lawns, parklands with mature trees, two paddocks and a large lake.
The accommodation is arranged as follows:
On The Ground Floor
8.98m(29'6'') x 4.61m(15'2'')
with oak panelled walls to half height, stone fireplace with oak surround and fitted cast iron wood burning stove, double glazed sash window to the rear, decorative ceiling panelling, wall light point, double radiator and glazed door to rear lobby with door to the garden.
6.99m(22'11'') x 5.24m(17'2'')
having handsome marble open fireplace, decorative ceiling, three radiators with display shelf above, two wall light points and double glazed sash windows on two sides providing wonderful views over the gardens and grounds.
5.24m(17'2'') x 3.88m(12'9'')
with decorative ceiling cornices, tiled fireplace with oak surround, two radiators, two double glazed sash windows to the front. Connecting door through to:
with oak strip floor, radiator, leaded light and stained glass porthole window to the front with secondary glazing, door to the rear and door to:
having a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, high level w.c., secondary glazed window.
Magnificent Billiard Room
8.31m(27'3'') x 5.46m(17'11'')
with oak flooring and oak panelled walls to half height and high domed decorative ceiling with inset leaded light and stained glass windows. Oak floor and raised bench seating on two sides, three radiators, marble fireplace set into oak panelled recess with leaded light secondary glazed windows to either side, four wall light points and secondary glazed sash windows to both front and rear.
Elegant Dining Room
7.26m(23'10'') x 4.93m(16'2'')
having three double glazed sash windows with stunning views over the garden and adjoining countryside. Skirtings radiator, four additional radiators, arched recess display niches, decorative ceiling panels.
having a Sanitan pedestal wash hand basin, radiator with display shelf above, two double glazed sash windows to the front, fitted coat hooks, range of fitted cloaks and storage cupboards and door to:
having white Sanitan suite, radiator with shelf above, double glazed sash window.
8.23m(27'0'') x 3.89m(12'9'')
having a range of oak units with polished granite work tops and including inset double bowl Belfast sink with storage cupboards below. Further range of fitted base cupboard and drawer units which include integrated Hotpoint dishwasher, concealed pedal bin, recess with range of Neff electric burners with side griddle and twin ovens below with extractors over and set into shaped housing unit with display pelmet above. Built in Neff microwave with storage cupboards above and drawers below. Housing unit for American refrigerator, fitted oak dresser unit and fitted pine storage unit with glass fronted china cupboards above. Radiator in ornamental casing, three picture light points, recessed ceiling halogen lighting, double glazed windows and french door to the terrace.
Spacious Laundry Room
5.24m(17'2'') x 4.25m(13'11'')
having long fitted roll top work surface with range of storage cupboards below, two inset single drainer sink units, space and plumbing for appliances, ceramic tiled splashbacks, radiator, fitted coat hooks and door to:
Walk In Pantry
3.60m(11'10'') x 2.75m(9'0'')
having extensive fitted shelves, fitted cold shelf on three sides, electric and natural light.
with electric light, raised setlass and additional store room off.
A wide three way shallow rising oak staircase leads to:
On The First Floor
with balustrade and window to the front, decorative ceiling cornices, radiator with display shelf above, additional radiator, wall light point and doors to:
6.65m(21'10'') x 4.94m(16'2'')
with three double glazed sash windows providing far reaching and superb views over the adjoining undulating countryside. Three double radiators, deep moulded ceiling cornices, picture rail and range of fitted bedroom furniture comprising fitted wardrobes and shelved storage cupboards, matching bedhead with fitted bedside cabinets. Door into:
with fitted dressing table, built in wardrobes, double radiator, double glazed sash window with lovely views to the rear, two wall light points and door to:
En Suite Bathroom
having a white suite comprising Jacuzzi bath set into archway with ceramic wall tiling, bidet, low level w.c., twin pedestal wash hand basin with dressing mirror above and two wall light points over. Double radiator and double glazed sash window overlooking the gardens. Heated towel rail.
6.41m(21'0'') x 5.24m(17'2'')
having triple door built in wardrobes with storage cupboards over, four radiators, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, two wall light points, picture rail, deep moulded ceiling cornices, double glazed sash windows on two sides with magnificent garden and garden views.
5.07m(16'8'') x 4.63m(15'2'')
with triple door fitted wardrobes with storage cupboards above, two radiators, twin double glazed sash windows with lovely garden, lake and country views. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, two wall light points, picture rail and ceiling cornices.
4.27m(14'0'') x 3.87m(12'8'')
with range of fitted wardrobes, drawers and storage cupboards having central fitted window seat. Double glazed sash windows on two sides, two double radiators, deep moulded ceiling cornices, picture rail, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback.
having a white suite comprising cast iron roll top bath with brass taps, shaped porcelain wash hand basin, low level w.c., ceramic wall tiling to three quarter height, radiator with display shelf over, wall light point, double glazed sash window to the front, coved ceiling cornices and built in linen cupboard with storage cupboards over.
5.23m(17'2'') x 3.86m(12'8'')
having twin double glazed sash windows to the front, two double radiators, picture rail, moulded ceiling cornices, range of built in wardrobes with storage cupboards over and pedestal wash hand basin.
having ceramic floor and wall tiling to three quarter height, white corner suite with chrome shower unit, low level w.c., wash hand basin with cosmetic cupboard below, radiator with display shelf over, two double glazed sash windows to the front, coved ceiling cornices.
Staircase to second floor accommodation comprising:
On The Second Floor
cast iron radiator and off which leads:
Bedroom Three/Sitting Room
7.26m(23'10'') x 4.31m(14'2'')
with two cast iron radiators, two double glazed sash windows with far reaching garden and country views. Feature fireplace with Art Nouveau decorative panel.
5.40m(17'9'') x 4.95m(16'3'')
with radiator, double glazed sash window to the side.
4.42m(14'6'') x 4.28m(14'1'')
having range of free standing wardrobes, feature fireplace with decorative white painted Art Nouveau panel, double radiator and double glazed sash window with stunning views.
4.63m(15'2'') x 3.15m(10'4'')
with double glazed sash window, double radiator and built in storage space.
having a white suite comprising a roll top bath set on ball and claw feet, low level w.c., wash hand basin, cast iron radiator, double glazed sash window to the side.
2.87m(9'5'') x 1.78m(5'10'')
with double glazed sash window to the front and access to storage space.
Tank Room/Box Room
with electric light.
To the side of the house is a glass covered side area with store to the front and doors giving access to the garaging and also to the swimming pool complex.
Swimming Pool Complex
12.99m(42'7'') x 9.51m(31'2'')
having inset swimming pool with Roman steps to one end, sash windows and three sets of french doors to the garden. Ceramic tiled walls and recess with circular tub. Doors to:
with pedestal wash hand basin and high level w.c.
housing the pool filtration equipment.
offering double and single garaging with up and over electronically operated garage doors. Tiled floors and strip lighting.
Built In Fuel Store
Gardens & Grounds
Arden Hill is set in stunning parkland gardens and grounds with raised terrace, sweeping lawn, large lake, two paddocks, tennis court and extending in all to some 18 acres.
Subjective comments in these details imply the opinion of the selling Agent at the time these details were prepared. Naturally, the opinions of purchasers may differ.
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Agents Note: We have not tested any of the electrical, central heating or sanitaryware appliances. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the workings of the relevant items. All room measurements and mileages quoted in these sales particulars are approximate.
Fixtures and Fittings: All those items mentioned in these particulars by way of fixtures and fittings are included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded.
Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.
Services: Mains and electricity are connected to the property. The drainage is to a private system and the central heating is by way of an oil fired system.
Local Authority: Warwick District Council.
Postal Address: The correct postal address of the property is understood to be Arden HIll, Lapworth Street, Lapworth, Solihull B94 5QP.
Land: It is suggested that prior to exchange of contracts, prospective purchasers walk the land and boundaries in order to satisfy themselves as to the exact area of land they are purchasing and also to check all fixtures and fittings either included or excluded in the sale.
Directions: From the M42 motorway at junction 4, take the A3400 towards Hockley Heath and turn left into the Old Warwick Road B4439 towards Lapworth. Take the third turning on the right into Lapworth Street signposted Lowsonford and the property can be found a short way down on the right hand side opposite Catesby Lane.
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