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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Grendon, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9

Sold STC £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive five bed country home
  • Clever mix of traditional features and contemporary finish
  • Four reception rooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Approx 3.85 acres of gardens sweeping down to the River Anker
  • Full fishing rights on the river
  • Oak built cart house
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning five bedroom country home set in approximately 3.85 acres of gardens, sweeping down to the River Anker enjoying full fishing rights.


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 and Birmingham International Airport 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 as well as an additional electric cooker and hob. Space for an American style fridge freezer as well as a walk-in pantry. Off the kitchen is a useful utility with butler sink and space and plumbing for a washer and dryer. There is also a cloakroom with W.C. and hand wash basin.

The stone staircase leads from the dining room 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. The en suite to master bedroom 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 carport with storage shed. The paddock is approximately 1.85 acres in size and bordered by mature hedgerows

Square Footage: 3,921 sq ft
Acreage: 3.85 Acres


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.

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Added on Rightmove:
25 May 2016

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