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Rotherhams Oak Cottage, Rotherhams Oak Lane, Solihull, West Midlands, B94


Property Description

Key features

  • Large Detached Residence
  • Rural Ambience
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Triple Garage
  • Workshop/Games Room
  • 2.2 Acres Grounds

Full description

Individual detached country home with delightful rural ambience
*Security entrance gates *Upvc double glazing *Four reception rooms *Superb combined kitchen/breakfast room and sitting area *Laundry *Four double bedrooms *Dressing Room *Two en suites *Family bathroom *Triple Garage *Workshop *Beautifully landscaped 1 acre gardens *1.2 acre paddock

Floor Layout Plan

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

Hockley Heath has an excellent range of local shops, regular bus services, conveniently situated for Solihull and Stratford upon Avon, excellent junior and infant school and delightful open countryside nearby. Dorridge village is some 1 miles distant which enjoys excellent shops and commuter train services to Birmingham, Warwick and Leamington Spa. Hockley Heath is also within four miles of Solihull town centre, twelve miles from Redditch, twelve miles from Stratford upon Avon, eight miles from Warwick and also gives easy access to the M42, M40 and M6 motorways, the N.E.C., Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station and delightful open Warwickshire countryside.

Rotherhams Oak Lane is a small country lane, located between Hockley Heath and Earlswood and as such enjoys a delightful rural setting.

Originally a small cottage dating from 1870, this property has been considerably altered and extended over the years and now affords a most light and spacious country home offering well proportioned and attractively presented accommodation with the benefit of upvc double glazing and oil fired central heating.

To the ground floor is a light and spacious reception hall with fitted cloakroom, dual aspect lounge, separate dining room, study, superb garden room, magnificent fitted kitchen and breakfast room with sitting area and laundry room leading off. To the first floor are four excellent double bedrooms including an excellent master suite with balcony off the main bedroom, well fitted dressing room and en suite bathroom. There is an additional en suite to the second bedroom plus family bathroom.

The triple car garage has a useful recreation room over and in addition there is a separate workshop. The property is set in beautifully landscaped one acre gardens and there is the benefit of an adjacent level paddock which extends to approximately 1.2 acres with gated access to Rotherhams Oaks Lane.

The property occupies a delightful and private location along Rotherhams Oak Lane and is set well back from the lane, approached via double wrought iron remote controlled security entrance gates which gives access to a long block paviour driveway with superb mature foregarden to one side. To the front of the property is an attractive shaped paved terrace and the accommodation detail is arranged as follows:-

On The Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Pitched tiled entrance porch with ceiling light point, glazed side screens and upvc double glazed front door with side screens leading into:

Light Reception Hall

5.32m(17'5'') x 1.84m(6'0'')

Having security intercom and gate control. Coved ceiling cornices, two wall light points, double radiator, UPVC double glazed window to the front with oak sill, oak flooring, built in cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and shelf.

Re-Fitted Cloakroom

Having a two piece suite comprising a low level wc with concealed cistern, adjacent hand wash basin set within a wooden cosmetic surround with storage cupboards. Complementary tiling throughout, feature display recess, an obscure UPVC double glazed window to front, built in cupboards conceal the electricity boxes and meter. Wall mounted heated towel rail and four inset downlighters.

Family Room

4.83m(15'10'') x 3.86m(12'8'')

This versatile room provides open case stairs leading off to the first floor, natural illumination via UPVC double glazed double French doors leading out to the rear garden. Ample space for seating and free standing furniture, oak wood flooring, double radiator, telephone point, coving to ceiling, numerous inset downlighters and open archway into the

Dual Aspect Lounge

7.04m(23'1'') x 3.67m(12'0'')

This bright and spacious room enjoys a wealth of natural light via UPVC double glazed bay windows to both the front and rear elevations, each with a deep window sill set below and double radiator set below the front bay. Feature open fireplace complemented with a contemporary composite fire surround, oak wood flooring, ample space for seating and free standing furniture, further double radiator, TV and telephone points, coving to ceiling and numerous inset downlighters. With glazed double doors which lead into

Superb Sun Lounge

7.00m(23'0'') x 3.30m(10'10'')

With ceramic tiled floor, high timber panelled cathedral ceiling with recessed spot lights and centre ceiling fan. Two double radiators, UVC double glazed bay windows on two sides with central double doors opening on to the magnificent garden.

Separate Dining Room

4.91m(16'1'') x 3.73m(12'3'')

With coved ceiling cornices, double radiator, oak flooring, UPVC double glazed French doors with matching side screens opening on to the terrace and garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

6.08m(19'11'') max. x 7.00m(23'0'') max.

A magnificent 'L' shaped open plan room combining kitchen, breakfast room and sitting area with a range of cream units and granite work tops including inset stainless steel single drainer Franke sink unit with centre drainer and mixer tap and fitted waste disposal. Further extensive range of base cupboard and drawer units which also include integrated Siemens dishwasher, Siemens induction hob with pan drawers below and extractor above. Creda Plan double oven set into housing unit with storage cupboards above and below. Space for American refrigerator, built in wine rack with book shelf above. Ceramic tiled splashbacks to the rear of the work areas, range of attractive wall units including glass fronted china cabinet and high level wine rack. Central island unit with polished granite work top, inset stainless steel sink, fitted cupboards, built in wicker storage baskets and drop down granite breakfast bar. Underfloor heated ceramic floor tiling to the whole area, double radiator, recessed halogen lighting, T.V. aerial point, UPVC double glazed windows to front and matching French doors to the rear garden.

Laundry Room

2.41m(7'11'') x 2.24m(7'4'')

With fitted roll top work surface, inset scratch resistant double bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and double cupboards below. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Further base cupboards, broom cupboard, double door wall cupboard, ceramic tiled splashbacks, ceramic tiled floor, UPVC double glazed window to rear. Recessed halogen lighting and door to the garage.

On The First Floor


Having radiator, twin UPVC double glazed dormer windows to front, access to under eaves storage space and white painted panelled doors leading off to:

Principal Bedroom Suite

Offering dressing room, en-suite bathroom and bedroom:

Superb Main Bedroom

5.58m(18'4'') x 5.52m(18'1'')

A lovely light and airy room having twin upvc double glazed dormer windows to the front with double French doors and side screens opening on to a timber decked balcony with wrought iron balustrade and overlooking the front gardens and adjacent countryside. High ceiling with recessed halogen lighting and ceiling fan, two radiators and arch through into:

View From Bedroom

Dressing Room

4.01m(13'2'') x 3.47m(11'5'')

Which provides an array of shelving and rail with UPVC double glazed window to front, space for dressing table and seating of free standing furniture, various power points, access to roof void, a wealth of inset downlighters, double radiator and door into

Luxury En-Suite Bathroom

2.87m(9'5'') x 2.04m(6'8'')

Comprising a white three piece suite with low level flush wc with concealed cistern, adjacent and contemporary hand wash basin with cosmetic surround and shelving and large Banacril Jacuzzi bath with optional shower attachments set below a UPVC double glazed window to rear, complementary telling throughout, contemporary heated towel rail, tiled floor and numerous inset downlighters.

Bedroom Two

3.53m(11'7'') x 3.73m(12'3'')

Which provides a UPVC double glazed window to rear with single radiator set below, ample space for double bed and free standing bedroom furniture, telephone point, numerous inset downlighters and door into

En Suite Shower Room

Having a white suite comprising of wide shower cubicle with shower fitment and Showerlux shower screen, long vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Range of cosmetic cupboards and drawers, low level w.c., with concealed cistern, ceramic wall tiling to full height. Coved ceiling cornices, large fitted dressing mirror, ladder radiator, recessed halogen lighting and UPVC double glazed rear window.

Bedroom Three

3.55m(11'8'') x 2.96m(9'9'')

Providing a UPVC double glazed window to rear with delightful views beyond, double radiator set below, ample space for double bed and free standing bedroom furniture and numerous inset downlighters.

Bedroom Four

3.62m(11'11'') x 3.72m(12'2'')

Providing a UPVC double glazed window to rear with delightful views over the garden with single radiator set below. Ample space for double bed and free standing bedroom furniture and numerous inset downlighters.

Family Wet Room

Providing a re-fitted suite comprising contemporary hand wash basin set within a wooden cosmetic surround and cupboards and walk in shower cubicle with stainless steel shower fitment and jet over and adjacent low level flush wc with concealed cistern. Complementary tiling throughout with feature display alcove, UPVC double glazed window to front, tiled floor, contemporary heated towel rail, numerous inset downlighters and extractor fan.


Triple Car Garage

Divided into double and single compartments and comprising:

Double Garage

5.86m(19'3'') x 5.06m(16'7'')

Having electronically operated separate up and over doors to the front. Strip lighting, power points, window to rear. Also housing the central heating boiler

Garage Three

6.92m(22'8'') x 3.22m(10'7'')

With electronically operated up and over door to front, strip lighting, UPVC double glazed door to the rear. Power points and door to the utility room.

Recreation Room

6.92m(22'8'') x 3.20m(10'6'')

Situated above the garage and having UPVC double glazed window to the front, panelled glazed window to rear. Strip lighting, access to under eaves storage space and providing an ideal hobbies room or suitable for an office for anyone wishing to work from home or conversion to teenage or granny annexe.

Outside Gardener'S Toilet

Having low level w.c., and wash hand basin with tiled splashback.

Detached Workshop Building

With door and window to the front, internal strip lighting and power supply.

Gardens & Grounds

Beautifully landscaped and well tended gardens complement this country home and the gardens extend in all to approximately 1.2 acre with an adjoining one acre paddock. Immediately surrounding the property is a shaped sun terrace, beyond which are extensive lawns to both front and rear interspersed with a variety of ornamental shrubs and specimen trees. There is an ornamental well with pitched tiled roof and climbing honeysuckle. Attractive rustic arbour with a variety of climbing plants including honeysuckle, roses and clematis which leads to a paved pathway giving access to a delightful ornamental pool with crazy paved surround, waterfall and surrounded by mature shrubs including Rhododendrons, heathers and rosemary. The garden benefits from an automatic watering system and there is a pond with fountain, pump and waterfall.


Further sheltered paved sitting area with coloured crazy paved flooring and ornamental shrub borders. In addition there is a kitchen garden area with strawberry bed, rhubarb and herbs. Also aluminium framed greenhouse with productive grape vine, also timber garden shed and timber wood store.

Adjoining the property is a 1.2 acre level paddock with gated access to Rotherhams Oak Lane.

General Information

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.
Money Laundering: We have in place procedures and controls which are designed to forestall and prevent Money Laundering. If we suspect that a supplier, customer/client, or employee is committing a Money Laundering offence as defined by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we will in accordance with our legal responsibilities disclose the suspicion to the National Criminal Intelligence Service.
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. Carpets and curtains may be available by separate negotiation.
Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Services: Mains electricity is connected to the property. Water is via a private supply and the drainage is to a septic tank. Central heating is by way of an oil fired system and there is a pressurised hot water also and also broadband connection. We understand that mains water, whilst not connected to the property, is available closeby.
Local Authority: Stratford upon Avon District Council.
Postal Address: The correct postal address of the property is understood to be Rotherhams Oak Cottage, Rotherhams Oak Lane, Hockley Heath, Solihull, West Midlands B94 6RW.
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 centre of Hockley Heath proceed south along the Stratford Road, pass over the canal bridge and turn right into Spring Lane. Take the next turning on the right into Cut Throat Lane. Proceed down Cut Throat Lane taking the third turning on the right into Rotherhams Oaks Lane where the property will be found approximately half way down on the left hand side. Alternatively, from the agents offices in Hockley Heath on the corner of Stratford Road and School Road proceed down School Road passing the turn into Tysoe Close, Blackberry Avenue and Saddle Bow Lane. Proceed into open countryside and Rotherhams Oak Lane is the next turning on the left. However, this is a narrow left hand turn which is very sharp, so please take care. Proceed over the canal hump back bridge and then the property will be found on the right hand side.

To complete our quality service, John Shepherd is pleased to offer the following:-
Free Valuation: We would be pleased to carry out a free valuation and market appraisal of your property entirely without obligation. Please contact us to make the appropriate appointment.
Residential Lettings and Management: If you are interested in letting out your property or are considering renting a property, please contact John Shepherd Lettings Limited on 01564 771776 or email
John Shepherd Conveyancing: Very competitive fixed price rates agreed with our panel of local, experienced and well respected solicitors. Please contact this office for further details or email

Professional Survey Department: If this property should not meet your requirements and you decide to purchase a property not marketed by ourselves, we would be delighted to offer our professional services to you should you require an independent survey on the property you intend to purchase. We offer a full range of professional surveys including the RICS Home Buyers' Survey and Valuation Reports, and full Building Surveys. For professional survey and valuation advice therefore, please do not hesitate to contact our Survey Department on 01564 786626.
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John Shepherd, for themselves and for the vendors of the property whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of a contract or offer, and are produced in good faith and set out as a general guide only. The vendor does not make or give, and neither John Shepherd and any person in his employment, has an authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

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01564 641012 Local call rate

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