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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Quarry Lane, Atherstone

Guide Price £660,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four/Five Bedrooms
  • Grade II Listed
  • Charm and Character
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Two Ensuites
  • No Chain

Full description

On the site of a former Roman Garrison, this charming 4/5 bedroom, Grade II Listed Farmhouse is located in Mancetter on the outskirts of Atherstone. Historically this beautiful house was built on a Roman Fort, it is situated in a conservation area and this exclusive property offers a wealth of original features, charm and character

Accommodation - Entering through the front door to the entrance hall there are two main reception rooms. Carrying on through the property there is a further reception room and the large kitchen diner fully fitted and with a utility area. Also on the ground floor there is a downstairs WC, a rear lobby and a garden room.

To the first floor there are three good size bedrooms, two with ensuite and then a separate shower room to service the other bedroom on this floor. As well as an ensuite, the master bedroom also has a dressing room.

On the second floor there are a further two rooms and a lobby, this space upstairs is flexible and can be changed to suit its usage, at the moment the current owners have a large office and a sewing room in there.

Outside - Set on about a 1/3 of an acre. To the front of the property there is a large front garden and a driveway with ample parking. The grounds to the property are entered via electric gates. And to the rear of the property there are further lawn and patio areas. The garden is private and fully enclosed

Vendor Interview - This impressive four storey family home is set on a large parcel of land, in a rural setting, along quiet lane near to the village, of Mancetter. Parts of the property date back to the 1600s, and it was significantly extended in the 1800s. Much intriguing history surrounds the house which confirms that there has been a dwelling on this particular land since Roman times. Several Roman artefacts have been discovered in its grounds, some of which are displayed in the local museum, whilst others are in the possession of the owners.

The house enjoys exceptional access to a wide range of amenities, including first rate schools, shops, sport and leisure facilities, Commuting time into the capital takes one and a half hours and access to major roads is very convenient.

A fascinating and delightful house which has been a brilliant family home for its present owners since they came to live here in 1999. Beautifully maintained, with comfortable, welcoming rooms, high ceilings, beams, delightful fireplaces, wood, all of which add to its considerable charm. The second floor has vaulted ceilings which feature fabulous oak beams; the rooms up here are presently used as an office and an activities room, whilst the cellar has been fitted out as a gym, but uses for these spaces are numerous.

The main part of the private and tranquil garden is to the front of the house which gives a special setting to the house. To the side of the property is the enclosed courtyard is very much a family favourite. This delightful area enjoys sunshine for most of the day and a summer delight is to dine al fresco out here with friends and family. There is also a rear garden.

Favourite Room: The kitchen has a distinctive welcoming farmhouse atmosphere, reflecting the unique character of the house. Very much the daily hub of day to day life, it is here where friends and often settle around the table for tea, biscuits and a friendly chat.

Favourite aspect of ground or surrounding area: The family have found this to be such a convenient location in which to live, with visits to the theatre, museums and restaurants always being easy. The Coventry Canal is nearby which enables access along its interesting towpath and popular for cycling. In addition equestrian pursuits are very popular in the area.

Memorable event or, if thats not possible, then another favourite room: The owners added a pretty garden room which features large amounts of natural wood, with a design which blends in perfectly with the main house. It is a room for all seasons and one in which the owners spend many happy hours.

What theyll miss most/why they are leaving: Now that the children have flown the nest, the house is much too large for the owners and it is time for them to move. They have cherished this historic house and relis

Location - Mancetter is a small village located on the outskirts of Atherstone, providing excellent access to the A5 which in turn connects to the M42 and then also connecting to the M6, M69 and the M1

Services To The Property - Mains Connected

Local Authority - North Warwickshire Borough Council

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly via the vendors joint agents Fine & Country

Website - For more information visit

Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Sunday 11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Directions - Greyfriars Road
Coventry CV1 3RY, UK
Follow Queen Victoria Rd, Corporation St and Upper Well St to Radford Rd/B4098
4 min (0.6 mi)
Follow B4098 and B4114 to Pipers Ln in Nuneaton
23 min (12.7 mi)
Take Purley Chase Ln to your destination in Mancetter
6 min (2.9 mi)
Atherstone CV9 1NL

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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Added on Rightmove:
26 August 2016

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