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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Grendon, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Site in total approx 3.85 acres
  • House and gardens - (2 acres)
  • Paddock (1.85 acres)
  • Family kitchen, snooker room, living room, loggia
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 en suites
  • EPC Rating: D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Glebe House is an attractive country home, set in approximately 3.85 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens that sweep down towards the River .

Impressive five bedroom architect designed home with clever mix of traditional features and contemporary finish.

Dining hall
Garden room
Games room
Sun room
Three bedrooms with en suites
Two further bedrooms
Shower room
Formal gardens

Glebe House is located in the hamlet of Grendon on a private road, leading to All Saints Church. Grendon is a small rural hamlet lying to the north of the A5 and is approximately 3 miles from the town of Atherstone and 6.5 miles from Tamworth, both of which provide amenities including shops, pubs, banks, restaurants and schools. Well positioned for prestigious schools such as Twycross House, Dixie Grammar, Repton School and King Edward VI School, Birmingham.

The property is ideally located for regional and international travel with Junction 10 of M42 approx. 3 miles away. Rail
networks at Tamworth and Atherstone provide direct trains to London taking between 1 hour 10 minutes and 1 hour 30 minutes. Birmingham International Airport is located approx. 16.5 miles away and East Midlands Airport approx. 24 miles away.

A stunning family home cleverly designed to offer a superb mix of contemporary layout and finish with traditional features. The combination of large glass elevations and solid oak beams and fittings makes for an eye catching external appearance. The property offers a substantial amount of living accommodation with multiple reception rooms on the ground floor, as well as five well proportioned bedrooms to the first floor, three of which have en suites. 

The property occupies a glorious position set within approximately a 3.85 acre plot, which includes extensive formal gardens and a 1.85 acre paddock. The gardens sweep down to the River Anker where the property enjoys full fishing rights.

The front entrance hall epitomises the character featured throughout the property, with exposed brick elevations and vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Leading through into the impressive dining room with limestone tile flooring and
full height windows with door opening onto the rear patio. The stunning lounge has two full height glass elevations offering aspects over the glorious gardens and doors leading onto the rear patio area. Fitted with log burner in recessed fireplace and benefitting from a traditional oak floor.

The sun room to the end of the lounge has an impressive double height glass elevation with door providing access to the garden. The garden room offers a superb space with aspects over the garden and French door opening onto the patio, with a glass roof allowing the room to be filled with natural light. The garden room opens into the kitchen, well fitted with wall and base units with a grey limestone work surface and double Belfast sink. There is a two oven oil fired Aga and an additional electric cooker and hob, space for an American style fridge freezer and a walk-in pantry. Off the kitchen is a useful utility with butler sink and space and plumbing for a washer and dryer. Cloakroom with W.C. and hand wash basin.

Stone staircase ascending to the first floor landing, which has a suspended oak bridge with glass panelling overlooking the garden room. The master bedroom has a full height glass elevation with Juliet balcony, providing glorious aspects across the garden and down to the river. En suite bathroom is fitted with bath, hand wash basin, heated towel rail and W.C. There are four further well proportioned bedrooms, two of which have en suites, with shower, hand wash basin and W.C. There is also a family shower room with shower, W.C. and hand wash basin.

Externally the property benefits from glorious formal gardens that lead down to the River Anker. There is a substantial patio adjoining the house providing a superb entertaining space with a contemporary water feature. The gated driveway provides parking for multiple vehicles and there is an oak built cart house with potting shed. The paddock is approximately 1.85 acres in size and bordered by mature hedgerows.

To access the property from the M42, leave the motorway at Junction 10 and proceed east on the A5 towards Grendon. Proceed straight over the first roundabout then take the first exit on the second roundabout onto Spon Lane. Continue along Spon Lane through Bradley Green and turn left immediately after the bridge over the River Anker. The property is located on the left hand side.



Mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating. Drainage is understood to be connected to the property on a private system.

Strictly by appointment with the agents Howkins and Harrison 01827 721380 or Savills on 0115 934 8020

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 May 2016


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