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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Rookery Lane, Lowsonford, Henley-in-arden

Sold STC £1,175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Extended and Improved
  • Stunning Throughout
  • Set Within An Acre of Grounds
  • Rural Location
  • Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Outbuildings with Annexe
  • Stunning Breakfast Kitchen
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Private Gated Entrance

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY OVERVIEW This completely refurbished and extended Grade II listed cottage is set within a most private and semi rural location and offers a most unique opportunity to acquire this individual property. Originally believed to date back to 1680, South Rookery is set within a rural location and benefits from substantial gardens and grounds all located behind electrically operated security gated entrance. In addition, the property benefits from a range of outbuildings, some of which have been renovated and converted into a double garage with integrate office / teenage suite / granny annexe and further outbuildings offering further scope for improvement for which planning permission has already been granted. Boasting many of the features associated within a cottage of this age, South Rookery is a special and unique property that briefly affords:- canopy porch, entrance hallway, downstairs guest cloakroom, stunning breakfast kitchen, dining room, living room, utility, cellar, four double bedrooms, three bathrooms, double garage with separate annexe and a range of outbuildings. 

PROPERTY LOCATION From Henley in Arden proceed southwards towards Stratford upon Avon. At the traffic lights located at the end of Henley High Street turned left signposted for Claverdon and Warwick on the A4189. After passing the Crab Mill public house on the left, take the next turning on the left signposted Preston Bagot. Then take the first turning on the right signposted for the Church where you will see signposted Rookery Lane. Continue along here for about one and half miles and the property will be found on the right hand side. 

Approach To The Property The property is set back behind an electrically operated wooden gated entrance which leads to a large tarmacadam driveway flanked with extensive lawns with uninterrupted views to the front and rear. The driveway leads to a double garage and paved steps leading to:- 

Canopy Porch With timber frame and tiled roof, paved step and solid oak front door leading into: 

Entrance Hallway 5.20 x 1.41 Finished with solid oak flooring throughout, two wall mounted light points, original oak and timber beams to the ceiling and timber frame with open access leading into :- 

Dining Room 5.40 x 2.74 With a continuation of the solid oak flooring throughout, original exposed timber beams to the ceiling, new bespoke double glazed windows to the side and front elevations, radiator and power points. 

Living Room 6.43 x 4.55 min With a continuation of the solid oak flooring throughout and new bespoke double glazed windows to the side and from elevations, there is solid oak timber beams to the ceiling, two radiators, a large bespoke inglenook fireplace with wooden beam, slate hearth, fitted log burner, two wall mounted light points, tv point, ceiling spotlights and power points. There is also a courtesy door providing access to the front elevation. 

Inner Hall 2.05 x 1.34 With single radiator, travertine tile flooring, ceiling spotlights, stairs providing access to all first floor accommodation and door leading into :- 

Downstairs Guest Cloakroom (L Shaped) 3.19 x 2.19 With a continuation of the travertine tile flooring throughout, two new bespoke double glazed windows, Porcelanosa close coupled wc with concealed cistern, white Porcelanosa white wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and splash back tiling, radiator and ceiling spotlights. 

Breakfast Kitchen 6.69 x 4.59 This bespoke and stunning breakfast kitchen is fitted with a range of base, wall and drawer units finished in cream with a granite work surface over. The kitchen also affords a travertine tile flooring throughout, feature centre island with granite work surface and additional free standing cupboard with integrated wine rack. The kitchen has exposed timber beams and is fitted with a range of appliances including an electric Aga with remote control, a Neff fitted microwave oven, fitted fridge freezer, Neff fitted dishwasher, integrated extractor fan, complementary tiling throughout, instant hot water Quooker tap, the kitchen also affords ample room for table and chairs and family area with new bespoke double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations, a Belfast style sink and double glazed doors providing access to the side patio and gardens. There is also a door leading into :- 

Utility 4.84 x 2.33 With a continuation of the travertine tile flooring throughout and fitted with complementary base, wall and drawer units and space for washing machine and tumble dryer, Belfast style sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap, integrated freezer and Kinetico 2020 integrated water softener, barn style door providing access to the rear patio and ceiling spotlights throughout. 

Cellar This fully tanked and insulated cellar houses the hot water pressurised tanks and provided useful storage. 

First Floor Landing With stairs and split staircase and solid oak handrail and balustrade providing access to all first floor accommodation, ceiling spot lights, two radiators and door leading into :- 

Master Suite 5.14 to the wardrobes x 4.36 With a stunning vaulted ceiling and exposed timber beams, extensive fitted wardrobes and drawer units, new bespoke double glazed windows to the front elevation, feature brick built fire surround with tiled hearth and wooden mantel, two new bespoke double glazed windows and two contemporary wall mounted radiators, ceiling spotlights, door leading into :- 

En Suite 2.58 1.59 Finished with electric underfloor heating throughout, this stunning en suite/wet room benefits from a chrome fixed shower screen, white wash hand basin set within a bespoke vanity unit, close coupled wc with chrome mixer tap, splashback tiling, ceiling spotlights and integrated extractor fan. 

Bedroom Two 4.52 x 3.79 Having three new bespoke double glazed windows to the front and side elevations, tv point, two double radiators, ceiling spotlights, power points, storage cupboard and door leading into :- 

En Suite 1.77 x 1.36 Having tiled flooring throughout and fitted with a corner close coupled wc, shower screen with a chrome shower over with double head shower, close coupled wc, wall mounted mirror with feature lighting, ceiling spotlights and integrated extractor fan. 

Bedroom Three 4.61 x 4.33 With two radiators, new bespoke double glazed window, fitted storage cupboard, power points, tv point and ceiling spot lights. 

Bedroom Four 5.05 x 2.96 With vaulted ceiling, two new bespoke double glazed windows, fitted wardrobe, ceiling spotlights, radiator, exposed beams and door opening into :- 

Snug 2.77 x 2.34 With Velux window and new bespoke double glazed window to the rear, fitted oak bookcase, radiator with thermostatic control and ceiling spotlights. 

Family Bathroom Benefitting from electric underfloor heating, travertine effect tile flooring throughout and travertine tiled walls, Duravit bath with chrome mixer tap, wall mounted white wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, large corner shower with rainhead chrome shower over, Duravit close coupled wc, wooden shelf, ceiling spotlights and shaver point. 

Annex/Garage 8.07 to the wardrobe x 3.14 The property benefits from a completely refurbished and extended double garage which also incorporates a separate annex over the top. The garage also benefits from underfloor heating and could easily be converted into a separate dwelling/granny annex, teenage suite or office facility. The existing annex is located above the garage and can currently be used as an office and/or bedroom. 

Garage One 5.68 x 2.92 With lighting, power, underfloor heating and currently used as garage facilities. 

Additional Outbuildings and Barn The property has additional garage / outbuildings which have planning permission for complete renovation. In addition, there is a barn located within the existing grounds which offers further scope / potential. 

Garage Two 5.68 x 3.84 With lighting, power, underfloor heating and currently used as garage facilities. 

Outside The Property The property is set within gardens and grounds approaching an acre and benefits from a range of outbuildings including a barn and additional garaging which has planning approval to be converted and renovated into either a separate annexe and/or additional garage suite. Surrounding the cottage is an extensive patio area which offers uninterrupted views to open fields. 

Optional Land Purchase As a particular note, the property benefits from access to 45 acres of arable fields (some of which are currently rented to a local farmer) and are available for purchase in whole or in part5 via separate negotiation. 

Tenure Freehold 

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03 February 2015

Nearest stations

  • Claverdon (2.1 mi)
  • Henley-in-Arden (2.3 mi)
  • Hatton (2.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Claverdon (2.1 mi)
  • Henley-in-Arden (2.3 mi)
  • Hatton (2.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Xact Homes, Knowle

36 St Johns Way, Knowle, Solihull, B93 0LE

01564 655021 Local call rate

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