5 bedroom cottage for saleWellesbourne Road, Barford, Warwickshire
Sold STC £750,000
- Main house over 2500 ft. sq.
- Four double, en-suite bedrooms.
- Beautiful drawing room.
- Dining room.
- Kitchen / breakfast room.
- Very flexible two storey annex.
- Delightful walled private garden.
- Car port, gated parking.
- Expansion / development capability.
Full descriptionVersatile, unique property with development opportunity, (extending / adding a further separate dwelling) and modifying. Could use as part commercial / studio / working from home environment, running as a B&B or just a very lovely family home. Wide frontage to Wellesbourne Road in the quintessential village of Barford. The period house is steeped in village history and is full of character features, oak floors, marble and terracotta floor tiling, exposed beams, and open fires yet all with a contemporary feel to this stunning house.
Ground Floor - Stylish entrance porch into lobby and onto the delightful south west facing drawing room with a beamed arch through to the dining room. Both rooms have oak floors, exposed ceiling beams and jet master wood burning fireplaces. The stunning south facing kitchen / breakfast room has a range of designer units by Christopher Peters of Leamington, with integrated appliances, a Sandyford gas range plus a further ceramic hob and convection electric oven. The flooring is exquisite Italian terracotta and marble tiling and handmade arched windows lead out to the patio and walled garden. The ground floor spacious double bedroom has an en-suite wet room and French doors out onto a patio and the garden. This lovely, versatile room could alternatively be used as a snug, playroom or TV / Cinema room.
First Floor - Three double en-suite bedrooms with exposed beams, wood floorboards and fireplaces are accessed via a Pine staircase or by the antique, reclaimed metal spiral stairs leading up from the kitchen.
Annex - Currently used as a music room on the ground floor with a lovely double bedroom on the first floor, it could provide for a multitude of uses such as home office, 2nd car port with workshop / studios, granny apartment or a separate teenage space.
Potential Development - The plot originally had workshop spaces to the side and back of the walled garden which subject to planning could provide for a number of development options. The property next door has had a similar development carried out.
Outstanding Architectural Features - Original oak flooring
Jetmaster wood burning open fires
Antique shuttered window
Sandyford gas range
Garden water feature
Italian terracotta and marble tiles
Antique, metal spiral staircase and original pine staircase
Barford - The historic village of Barford was rated by the Sunday Times in 2014 as one of the Best Ten villages in the Midlands and offers great local amenities including, a community shop, St. Peters Primary School taking a range of pupils from 0 to 11 years of age. There is also a fantastic village playground, 2 public houses and hotel.
Machados location allows for children to walk to the primary school and the play area without having to cross a road.
Barford is situated just 3 miles from the county town of Warwick, 5 miles from the Royal Spa town of Leamington and just 7 miles away from Stratford upon Avon, all offering extensive amenities and private education choices with in Warwick, Warwick Prep, Warwick School and Kings High School and Arnold Lodge and The Kingsley School in Leamington and King Edwards in Stratford.
Travel - Great communications via the M40 (J15) to get quick access into Birmingham City Centre with Birmingham International Airport about 16 miles away.
Warwick Parkway provides a Chilton Mainline train service into London Marylebone taking about 70 minutes and about 40 minutes into the centre of Birmingham.
Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given and that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.
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