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5 bedroom house for sale

Brookfields Farm, Stratford Road, Bidford On Avon, Alcester, B50

Under Offer £695,000

Property Description

Full description

An attractively presented, period farmhouse standing in five acres with views over the surrounding countryside
* Entrance Lobby * Three Reception Rooms * Kitchen/Breakfast Room * Guest Cloakroom * Utility Room * Five Bedrooms * Three Bathrooms (Two En Suite) * Studio/Playroom * Barn/Stable * Garage/Barn * Gardens and Grounds * Paddocks

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.

Bidford on Avon is situated midway between Stratford upon Avon and Evesham. It has amenities for everyday requirements including shops, church, inns, bank, garage etc, and is well located for easy reach to many surrounding centres and Vale of Evesham. Stratford upon Avon and Evesham offer excellent shopping facilities and there is a regular intercity train service from Evesham to London. The surrounding area provides a wide range of recreational opportunities, pleasant walks, riding, fishing and boating on the River Avon and racing at Stratford upon Avon, Warwick and Cheltenham.


Brookfields Farm comprises a detached period farmhouse with a substantial later addition to the rear of the property resulting in versatile, spacious accommodation arranged over three floors and having been presented to an excellent standard throughout by the current owners. Brookfields Farm offers the opportunity for a substantial family sized property with several acres of paddocks and formal gardens in a convenient position on the outskirts of Bidford on Avon, yet within striking distance of Stratford upon Avon and the A46 with access to Warwick and the M40.

The property has the benefit of double glazing and oil fired central heating and is more particularly described as follows:-


Block paved path leads to a part glazed front door opening to:-

The Ground Floor

Entrance Lobby

with tiled floor and further door opening to:-

Sitting Room

4.67m(15'4'') x 4.11m(13'6'')

plus inglenook fireplace with window to rear and seat, flagstone hearth and log burning stove. An attractive room with exposed beams to ceiling, window to front and small window to rear, understairs storage cupboard, radiator, TV aerial point. Glazed door continues to:-

Dining Room

4.56m(15'0'') x 4.04m(13'3'')

with double aspect to front and rear of the property, exposed beam to ceiling, brick built fireplace with flagstone hearth and log burning stove, TV aerial point, radiator. Door to:-

Rear Hall

3.22m(10'7'') x 2.30m(7'7'')

with double aspect to front and side of the property and door opening to garden. Velux window to roof, part tiled floor, radiator, exposed beams and communicating door to:-

Guest Cloakroom

fitted with suite comprising close coupled WC and wash hand basin set to vanity unit with storage cupboard under. Double aspect to side and rear, radiator, Velux window to roof, exposed beams.

A door from the Sitting Room opens to:-

Living Room

8.46m(27'9'') x 4.22m(13'10'') max.

with triple aspect to sides and rear of the property, large spacious room with door returning to the rear of the property, three radiators, TV aerial point, built in understairs storage cupboard with fitted electric light. Double opening doors continue to:-

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

5.30m(17'5'') x 4.21m(13'10'')

Attractively fitted with a range of matching oak kitchen units under a roll top part granite worktop set to two walls with inset 1 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over. Range of built in drawers and storage cupboards under, built in dishwasher, inset four ring Siemens electric hob with drawers and saucepan drawers under, range of matching wall cupboards over, tiled splashback to work surface. Built in high level DeDietrich double electric oven with separate DeDietrich microwave oven over, further storage cupboards above and below and to side, fridge and separate freezer. Ceramic tiled floor, double aspect to front and rear of the property, inset spotlighting to ceiling, radiator, TV aerial point. Communicating door to:-

Utility Room

4.22m(13'10'') x 1.75m(5'9'')

having double aspect to front and side of the property and fitted with a single roll top worktop to one wall with inset single bowl single drainer sink with mixer tap over. Storage cupboard under, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for fridge. Floor standing oil fired boiler, floor standing Megaflow hot water cylinder, tiled floor, range of wall cupboards over, door to rear garden.

A staircase from the Living Room rises to;-

The First Floor


with window to front and rear, access to loft space.

Bedroom No. 1

4.21m(13'10'') x 2.76m(9'1'')

with double aspect to front and rear of the property with attractive views over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside. Large walk in wardrobe cupboard with fitted hanging rails, shoe storage and electric light.

En Suite Bathroom

fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC. Half tiled walls, tiled floor, extractor fan, window to side, radiator.

Bedroom No. 2

4.23m(13'11'') x 3.10m(10'2'')

with double aspect to rear and side of the property, radiator, spotlighting to ceiling, built in double walk in wardrobe cupboard with range of fitted shelves, hanging rail and electric light.

Family Bathroom

fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment over, close coupled WC., pedestal wash hand basin, fully enclosed double shower cubicle with tiled walls and glazed sliding doors, wall mounted chrome Mira shower unit, tiled floor, half tiled walls, extractor fan, window to rear, radiator.

A door from the First Floor Landing opens to:

Inner Landing

with double aspect to either side of the property, radiator, airing cupboard with radiator and range of fitted shelves. Steps lead down to:-

Bedroom No. 3

3.90m(12'10'') x 3.54m(11'7'')

with outlook to rear, radiator, exposed beam to ceiling and range of built in wardrobe cupboards with fitted hanging rail and storage shelf over. Communicating door to:

Front Landing

with window to front, radiator and staircase returning down to the Sitting Room.

Bedroom No. 4

4.08m(13'5'') x 3.29m(10'10'')

including range of built in wardrobe and storage cupboards with hanging rails and fitted shelves, exposed beams to ceiling, radiator, window to front with outlook over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside.

En Suite Bathroom

fitted with a white suite comprising corner bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, close coupled WC., pedestal wash hand basin. Half tiled walls, window to rear, radiator, exposed beams to ceiling.

A doorway from the Front Landing leads to a second staircase rising to:-


3.53m(11'7'') x 2.07m(6'10'')

plus under eaves storage space and built in storage cupboard. Window to front with superb views over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside and on to the Cotswolds. Exposed beams, radiator, telephone point. Doorway continues through to:-

Bedroom No. 5

4.24m(13'11'') x 2.25m(7'5'')

plus under eaves storage space, double aspect to front and side of the property with attractive views over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside and on to the Cotswolds beyond. Radiator, exposed beams to ceiling, telephone point, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback.




To the front of the property, a predominantly lawned front garden with mature shrubs and hedgerows, trees and a variety of fruit trees with two separate driveways and part gravel, part tarmacadam drive leads around to the rear of the property with ample parking for several vehicles and gives access to:


of brick construction under a tiled roof with stable door to front opening to:

Loose Box

with access to HAY LOFT and double opening doors to rear opening to:

Gardens And Grounds

To the rear of the property, the gardens and grounds are laid to lawn with mature beech hedges and flower beds, ornamental trees and paved terrace running the full width of the property to the rear with outside lighting and outside water supply. Steps down to formal gardens leading away from the property.


To the side of the property, a track gives access to ONE SMALL PADDOCK and continues to SECOND LARGER PADDOCK with water supply and gate continues to PADDOCK THREE with water supply.

General Information

Subjective comments in these particulars imply the opinion of the selling Agent at the time these details were prepared. Naturally, the opinions of purchasers may differ.
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.
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 Serious Organised Crime Agency.
Tenure: The property is understood to be freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

Fixtures and Fittings: All items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale, all other items are specifically excluded.
Services: Mains electricity and water are understood to be connected to the property. Drainage is to a private system and oil fired central heating is installed. A telephone line is connected subject to the usual transfer regulations.
Council Tax: We understand the property has been placed in Band E for council tax purposes (Stratford on Avon District Council).
Postal Address: We understand the correct postal address of the property is Brookfields Farm, Stratford Road, Bidford on Avon, Alcester, B50 4LU

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.
Approach: From Stratford upon Avon town centre, proceed west along Evesham Road (B439) for approximately 5.5 miles where the entrance to Brookfields Farm will be found on the right hand side almost opposite the entrance to Bidford Golf Course.
Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment through the agents John Shepherd & Vaughan on (01789) 292659.

To complete our quality service, we are 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.
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
Residential Lettings : If you are interested in letting out your property or are considering renting a property, please contact John Shepherd & Vaughan on 01789 292659 or e-mail

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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 & Valuation Reports, full Building Surveys which will give you, the purchaser, peace of mind knowing that your dream home has been professionally surveyed and will not turn into a nightmare. For professional survey and valuation advice therefore, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01564 786626.
John Shepherd Financial Services: Independent Mortgage Advisers. Telephone: 01564 786611 email

Site Layout Plan

It is not to scale.

John Shepherd & Vaughan 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 & Vaughan and any person in this employment has an authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

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