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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Bockleton Road, Oldwood, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, WR15

Sold STC £875,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Beautiful Grade II Listed Farmhouse In Idyllic Countryside.

6 Reception Rooms, Farmhouse Kitchen, 7 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Outstanding Workshops, Stable Block, Landscaped Gardens, Pasture & Paddocks.

Situation: Pool House Farm is situated within the most glorious Worcestershire countryside, while still being within realistic walking distance of Tenbury Wells town centre.

Description: Pool House Farm was originally built in the 17th century and added to in the 1820s. It has a beautiful Georgian red brick façade, but other extensions, in keeping with the original building, have been added within the last twenty years, including a lovely family wing. The gardens have been beautifully landscaped and are surrounded by pasture and paddock.

This is truly an idyllic country house which has been a family home for the current vendors for the last twenty years. It has been lovingly cared for, while still being made to work as a registered small holding. It is situated in just over six acres with several outbuildings, barns and workshops, all of which are in excellent order. There is the shell of derelict hop kilns, with the potential for development.

The main house offers 5 receptions rooms including a spectacular orangery with lantern skylights, 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a fantastic traditional farmhouse Shaker style kitchen with a 2 oven Aga, utility room, large cellar, copious exposed beams, timbers and floorboards and a wonderful one bedroom family wing.

In more detail the accommodation comprises:

Large Entrance Hall: with terracotta tiled floor.

Rear Entrance Hall: also with terracotta tiled floor.

Farmhouse Kitchen: with various Shaker style fitted units, pantry style cupboards, double Belfast sink, 2 oven Aga with electric module located in a brick recess with arch and heavy oak lintel, terracotta tiled floor, exposed beams and windows to rear elevation.

Utility Room: with Shaker style storage units, single sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, window to rear elevation, fully equipped shower room.

Large Brick Cellar: making for excellent storage, with lighting and brick floor and housing the mains gas pipes.

Sitting Room: with floorboards, open fireplace, alcove cupboards, picture rail and window to front elevation.

Dining Room: with marble Adam style fireplace, elm floorboards, covered radiator, picture rail, brass wall lights and chandelier and large window to front elevation.

Orangery: This is a fantastic and brilliantly light room which, along with the kitchen, has become the centre of this comfortable country home. It has double doors out to the gardens on all three elevations, a terra cotta tiled floor, a Morso wood burning stove, individually controlled under floor electric heating, lantern skylights which are electrically operated to keep the room cool in warm weather and manually controlled ceiling blinds.

Study: with door into family wing and window to front elevation.

A beautiful elm staircase leads from the front entrance hall up to the first and second floors.

Master Bedroom: with built in wardrobes, large window to front elevation, en-suite shower room.

Bedroom Two: with large window to front elevation.

Bedroom Three: with exposed timbers and beams, window to rear elevation, rear loft access.

On the landing there is a double size airing/linen cupboard housing the hot water tank.

Spectacular Family Bathroom: with hand decorated roll top cast iron tub, shower, pedestal wash basin, W.C., antique style radiator with heated towel rail, window to rear elevation, black & white flooring.

Bedroom Four: Exposed timbers and beams, window to rear elevation.

Second Floor

Bedroom Five: a beautiful light room with very pretty tiled fireplace, floorboards, large window to front elevation.

Bathroom: with panelled bath, electric shower, wash basin, W.C. and window to front elevation.

Bedroom Six: with 2 walk in wardrobes, floor boards, and window to front elevation.

Family Wing

Bathroom: with bath, shower, wash basin, W.C., boiler, heated towel rail, terra cotta tiled floor, window to rear elevation.

Entrance Hall/Dining Room: with stable entrance door, window to rear elevation, under stairs cupboard, terra cotta tiled floor and stairs leading to:

First Floor Sitting Room: with fitted carpet, exposed beams, French doors out to rear balcony, window to front elevation, storage cupboard.

Kitchen: with Shaker style fitted units, exposed beams and timbers, terra cotta tiled floor, windows to side elevation, space and plumbing for washing machine and dish washer.

Double Bedroom: with exposed beams and window to front elevation overlooking paddock and drive.

Pool House Farm is approached by a long drive which sweeps round to the back of the house. There is a lovely stream which runs parallel to the side of the drive and is within the boundary of the property. Abutting the orangery and kitchen are lovely brick terraces which take advantage of the stunning views and beautiful gardens and paddock.

The gardens, as you might imagine, are a special feature of Pool House Farm, with well stocked beds, beautiful lawns, a vegetable garden and some very special trees including ancient Yews, an ancient Hornbeam and many productive fruit trees. The gardens are surrounded by fields and a paddock which has water plumbed to it, with woodland a short walk away along the footpaths.

Services: Mains gas & electricity, private water & septic tank.

A viewing of this very special home cannot be recommended highly enough.

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Added on Rightmove:
10 January 2017


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