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5 bedroom house for sale

Lilley Green Lane, Alvechurch

Guide Price £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome country residence
  • Built in around 1850
  • 5 bedrooms (4 en suite)
  • Light and airy drawing room
  • Conservatory & large cellar

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Situation

Occupying a delightful rural location in an elevated position between Weatheroak and Alvechurch, Lilley Green Hall stands at the end of a private gated driveway and overlooks stunning grounds of 1.53 acres with beautiful undulating countryside beyond. The property is well situated for easy access to many regional centres including Birmingham, Bromsgrove and Stratford upon Avon and beyond. It is also well placed for the motorway networks with the M42, junction 3 being 2 miles away, the M5 and the M40 all within easy reach. There are good rail services from Alvechurch to Birmingham which connect to regular intercity trains to London.


Description

Approached through substantial ornate entrance gates and pillars, the broad gravelled driveway sweeps up and around a circular stone fish pool with a feature fountain to the front of the house.
The Hall, which was built in about 1850, is most impressive with a substantial entrance portico supported by tall square and elegant fluted Corinthian columns.

Many of the original features have been retained yet improved to create a beautiful family home with character.

Through double doors, the welcoming reception hall has an elegant panelled staircase and beautiful flagstone flooring. The drawing room which is light and airy and ideal for entertaining. There are some lovely restored features including the ornate cornicing and a stone fireplace.
The French doors connect to a good sized dining room, again with a handsome feature fireplace. Doors lead through to the conservatory which has a tiled floor and views, access to the garden.

There is a spacious family room/library with a modern contemporary limestone fireplace.
The kitchen has a good range of fitted wall and floor units as well as a central island all with Corian work surfaces. There are AEG appliances. A wide archway leads into the breakfast room
- this is a lovely area for informal dining. There is a utility room and beyond a small lobby with access to the garage.

Bedroom 1 and study can provide separate access via the rear garden and could be completely self contained, ideal as a teenage suite or accommodation for an elderly relative. There is a very large cellar which can be converted to various uses.

On the first floor there is a galleried landing which is presently used as a seating area which has French doors out onto a small balcony. There are five bedrooms in total including the master bedroom with built in wardrobes which has a large en suite bathroom. Three further bedrooms all have en suite and there is a large family bathroom.

The stunning views are an exceptional feature of this lovely home. The grounds are south-east facing and comprise mainly of extensive lawn with a variety of mature trees and shrubs. From the drive there are steps down to an expansive patio area. There is a large wildlife pool. To the rear of the house is a courtyard garden and a gravelled terrace which features the original well and former pump house, garden store and wc. There is the original brick built pigsty. To the side of the property is an integral double garage.


Accommodation

Ground Floor
reception hall
family room
sitting room
conservatory
dining room
kitchen/breakfast room
utility
study
guest cloakroom
cellar

First Floor
landing/study area
5 bedrooms, four en suite
large family bathroom

Outside
double garage
store and outbuildings


Directions

From Junction 3 of the M42, take the A435 towards Birmingham. Take the first left signposted Weatheroak. Turn left at the T junction, also signposted Weatheroak. After about half a mile, turn left into Lilley Green Road. Continue for about 1 mile and the entrance to Lilley Green Hall will be seen on the right hand side at a white picket fence. The entrance is set back from the road.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 May 2011

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Savills, Solihull

163 High Street, Solihull, B91 3ST

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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163 High Street, Solihull, B91 3ST

0121 713 4000 Local call rate

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