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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Longhope Close, Winyates Green, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98

Sold STC £595,000

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Tenure: Freehold

An Imposing Grade II Listed Manor House Of Dazzling Character Around 3,700 Sq. Ft Within Parkland Gardens.

Vestibule, Porch, Reception Hall, Four Reception Rooms, Games Room/Cellar, Breakfast Kitchen, Four Principal Bedrooms, Adjoining Bedroom Five & Further Bedroom Room, Bath & Shower Room, Ample Parking & Mature Gardens. EPC = E.

Situation Lower House is within easy reach of Redditch Town Centre and its extensive amenities. The centre setting is outstandingly accessible to all of the regional centres throughout the West Midlands including Birmingham. This ensures the widest possible range of education, leisure and commercial facilities are within easy reach. The busy commuter will naturally enjoy rapid access to the national motorway network.

Description Lower House is a handsome and stately detached home of exceptional character and proportion. Originally built as a Jacobean Manor House of half-timber construction reputedly in the 16th Century, the home has been enhanced over time with sympathetic editions, particularly to include the notable main Victorian facade. The property is set within mature parkland style gardens and grounds and the residence is complemented by adjoining stores and approached off a distinguished courtyard driveway.

The interiors are approached formally through a Vestibule Porch into a Magnificent Reception Hall of outstanding grandeur. The Hall is graced with a fine inglenook and is currently utilised as a Dining Room. The Living Room is a light, bright and airy triple aspect room boasting a slate fireplace and wood burner and French door set to sun terrace. The Sitting Room boasts exquisite character featuring a minster fireplace with wood burner, exposed beams and additional access to the sun terrace.

The Kitchen has an extensive range of storage and is presented with a sympathetic design with an additional Utility Area and space for a good size table and chairs. An Inner Hall leads to a splendid Store Room and Cloaks with WC and a discreet Study or additional Sitting Room. There is also a notable Cellar which is currently used as a snooker room. All Reception Rooms offer outstanding atmosphere and character, each with a different flavour and mood.

The First Floor Bedrooms mirror the style and proportions of the Ground Floor, these elegant comfortable rooms are splendidly proportioned and a particular note is the breath-taking panelled room identified as Bedroom One on the floor plan which features magnificent timber work and panelling. There is a generous Bathroom facility which sits next to a Shower Room. To the Second Floor there is an additional charming vaulted Attic Room is currently used as a Further Bedroom.


The residence is approached formally onto the stately driveway from Far Moor Lane and Longhope Close cul-de-sac, which leads into a First Class vehicle parking area. Side access gives way round to the Victorian elevation and the Formal Entrance. The everyday entrance is via a Porch into a Rear Hall, the gardens lie serenely to the east west orientation and are dressed with delightful expanses of undulating lawn interspersed with trees and shrubs. There is a separate orchard area enclosed by post and rail fencing where there is gated access to Far Moor Lane.

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23 January 2015


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