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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Dorsington, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

Guide Price £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial detached house
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 reception rooms
  • 2 bedroom self-contained annexe
  • Garaging and outbuildings
  • Gardens and paddocks
  • About 2 acres
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An attractive village house with extensive outbuildings set within landscaped grounds adjoining farmland.


Dorsington is a particularly well kept and charming village surrounded by rolling hills and close to the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which at 787 square miles, is the largest designated in England and Wales. The village is widely
known for its arboretum and woodland walks which can be enjoyed by local residents. Dorsington is an ancient village dating back to at least the Saxon period. The earliest written record is from the Domesday Survey of 1089. The village is situated between the sought after villages of Welford-on-Avon and Barton. Nearby Bidford-on-Avon provides facilities to satisfy daily shopping requirements.

Honeybourne Station is approximately four miles away with a rail service to London Paddington and there is also a rail service to London Marylebone from Warwick Parkway. Both Birmingham International Airport and Birmingham NEC are within easy driving distance. The M40 (J15) provides swift access to Oxford and central London.

There are two golf courses in Stratford-upon-Avon together with active cricket and tennis clubs. There are National Hunt racecourses at Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Cheltenham and boating and fishing on the Avon. Hunting is with the North Cotswold or the Warwickshire Foxhounds. Stratford-upon-Avon is a thriving market town famous throughout the world as the birthplace and home of William Shakespeare. There are excellent shopping and recreational facilities in the town as well as The Royal Shakespeare Theatre. There are good state, grammar and private schools in both Stratford-upon- Avon and nearby Warwick.


Windmill Grange occupies a rural setting on the outskirts of Dorsington amidst beautiful countryside adjoining farmland. Built in the mid-1980s, the property is constructed of red brick beneath pitched and tiled roofs with painted timber casement
windows and sits almost centrally within its plot taking advantage of the lovely landscaped gardens and grounds.

The living accommodation, which is well presented, offers an excellent arrangement of rooms over two floors being well suited to family life. The principal house briefly comprises of a welcoming reception hall leading to a substantial triple aspect drawing room with attractive fireplace and large projecting bay window. There is a spacious double aspect dining room and a comfortable study. The well equipped kitchen/breakfast room leads to a useful utility with pedestrian door to a secluded paved courtyard On the first floor accessed from an attractive galleried landing are four excellent bedrooms, the master having a well-proportioned en suite bathroom with separate shower. There is also a well presented family bathroom. All rooms enjoy a pleasing aspect.

Attached to the house is an excellent self-contained annexe having two bedrooms over two floors and is let as a holiday let which generates a useful income stream. The annexe could be used as ancillary family accommodation. Alternatively it could be readily incorporated into the main body of the house.

The property is approached from a country lane via a pair of timber gates over a substantial gravel drive with lawns to one side. The current owners are keen gardeners and have established well thought out and beautifully maintained gardens and grounds with mature trees and shrubs, terraced seating areas and pergola. Situated to the west of the house is an extensive range of modern farm buildings used by the current owners for a variety of uses including garaging and a high specification home workshop. Beyond this are two railed paddocks which are accessed by a five bar gate to the west of the property.

The property will appeal to a broad audience of buyers and in particular those looking for a family house enjoying a rural position yet within comfortable driving distance of Stratford-upon-Avon. The excellent arrangement of outbuildings will be especially appealing to those buyers who run a business from home.


From Stratford-upon-Avon: Proceed out of Stratford-upon-Avon
along the Evesham Road for three miles. Turn left signed for
Welford-on-Avon. In the centre of the village turn right, opposite the Maypole, onto Barton Road. After about two miles turn left at the second turning signposted Dorsington. Proceed along Dorsington Road through the village. Having left Dorsington, turn left into an unmarked road leading to Long Marston. Windmill Grange will be found halfway along the road on the left hand side and can be identified by a Savills for sale board.

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16 May 2016

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