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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Icknield Street, Alvechurch

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Property Description

Key features

  • Charming 4 bedroom farmhouse
  • Detached 3 bedroom bungalow
  • Extensive stables & equestrian facilities
  • Approx. 18 Acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Alvechurch is a picturesque village situated close to Redditch and Bromsgrove, within reach of the Midlands motorway network with easy access to Birmingham, London, Bristol and Manchester. There is also a rail link to Birmingham New Street and a bus route to the city centre. The village benefits from a range of local amenities to include a supermarket, post office, doctor's surgery, dental practice, an optician, greengrocers, pubs and restaurants. It also has several playgroups, a nursery, and a highly regarded school. 


DESCRIPTION Situated within a delightful rural location yet with easy access to the motorway network Lillicot Farm and Stables is set in mature gardens with attractive ponds and grounds, all surrounded by paddocks and open fields which extend to approximately 18 acres. Offering a pleasing combination of equestrian facilities and a delightful farmhouse family home.

The appealing detached farmhouse with parts dating back over 100 years, retaining many original features, offers charming family accommodation comprising two reception rooms, a bright garden room, a fully fitted breakfast kitchen with a Rangemaster oven and a separate utility. To the first floor is the master bedroom with a luxurious en suite bathroom, 3 further bedrooms each with fitted wardrobes and a principal shower room.

The farm house is accessed by a pair of electric gates leading on to a wide block paved driveway. Adjacent to the main house is a detached double garage with a self-contained tack room to the rear.

A separate detached three bedroom bungalow with a large living room, kitchen, three bedrooms and a bright shower room provides useful accommodation for guests or staff.

The stables and equestrian facilities can be accessed via independent electric gates leading to a wide block paved drive with a wide area of hard standing. An agricultural barn provides excellent storage for hay shavings or feed and additional stabling.

A full size floodlight and mirrored dressage arena of approximately 60m x 20m is made up of Alruba rubber on top of white silica sands and is surrounded by a post and rail fence.

The main horse barn is accessed via Monarch sliding double doors at each end of the light and spacious barn. At either side of the wide central isle are 8 stable boxes each with Monarch back windows and automatic water drinkers. There is also a wash box with hot water.

Beyond the barn is a 5 bay Monarch Horse Walker with a rubber floor. There are numerous paddocks of varying sizes each with water feeders, divided by Equiwire electric fencing and a post and rail fences. There is a large open pole barn with internal stabling and storage. 

MAIN HOUSE 2,219.1 sq.ft. (206.2 sq.m.)

Ground Floor
*Reception Hall with Guest Cloakroom
*Lounge 4.68m (15'4") x 5.44m (17'10")
*Dining Room 3.89m (12'9") x 3.60m (11'10")
*Conservatory/Garden Room 6.29m (20'8") x 6.89m (22'7")
*Kitchen 3.88m (12'9") x 3.60m (11'10")
*Lobby 1.96m (6'5") x 2.19m (7'2")
*Utility Room

First Floor
*Bedroom One 4.68m (15'4") x 4.67m (15'4") with En Suite 3.58m (11'9") x 2.42m (7'11")
*Bedroom Two 3.95m (12'11") max. x 3.66m (12'0")
*Bedroom Three 3.14m (10'4") x 3.63m (11'11")
*Bedroom Four 2.85m (9'4") x 3.12m (10'3")
*Family Shower Room 1.65m (5'5") x 1.88m (6'2")
*Eaves Storage 

BUNGALOW 774.6 sq.ft. (72.0 sq.m.)

Ground Floor
*Living Room 3.26m (10'8") x 5.92m (19'5")
*Kitchen 3.29m (10'10") x 2.41m (7'11")
*Bedroom One 3.28m (10'9") x 3.38m (11'1")
*Bedroom Two 3.27m (10'9") x 2.28m (7'6")
*Bedroom Three 3.26m (10'8") x 2.28m (7'6")
*Shower Room 1.99m (6'6") x 2.00m (6'7") 

BARN 1,692.5 sq.ft. (157.2 sq.m.)

*Open Barn 8.75m (28'8") x 17.97m (58'11") 

GARAGE & TACK ROOM 578.5 sq.ft. (53.7 sq.m.)

*Garage 6.84m (22'5") x 6.33m (20'9")
*Tack Room 

STABLE BLOCK 2,729.9 sq.ft. (253.6 sq.m.)

*Stable Block 17.76m (58'3") x 14.28m (46'10") 

MENAGE *Menage 20.0m (65'7") x 60.0m (196'10") 

FIELD SHELTER 1,435.1 sq.ft. (133.3 sq.m.)

*Horse Shelter 8.53m (28'0") x 12.0m (39'4")
*Store 8.53m (28'0") x 3.53m (11'7") 

GARDENS & GROUNDS *Extending to approximately 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.

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.

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 deemed to be included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded. However, we would always advise that this is confirmed by the purchaser at the point of offer.

Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Services: Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is by way of an LPG system and drainage is to a private septic tank.

Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council.

Postal Address: The correct postal address of the property is understood to be Lillicot Farm & Stables, Icknield Street, Alvechurch B48 7EN.

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 agent's office in Hockley Heath, proceed along the A3400 Stratford Road towards Birmingham and join the M42 at junction 4 south heading towards Redditch. Exit the motorway at junction 3 and take the 3rd exit onto the A435 then take the first slip road left onto Watery Lane and take the 2nd left onto Weatheroak Hill. Turn left onto Icknield Street and Lillicot Farm and Stables is on your right. 

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.

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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 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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02 April 2015

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