3 bedroom detached house for saleLickey End, Bromsgrove
Offers in Region of
- Full of Charm and Character
- Wonderful period features
- Separate Former Coach House
- Close to excellent local schools
- Easy Access to motorway network
- Secluded mature gardens
- 3 reception rooms,3 double bedrooms
- Beautiful "Bespoke" Kitchen, Cellar
- Superb 25' in length Bathroom
- Believed to date back over 200 years
The Old House, School Lane, Lickey End, Bromsgrove comprises a stunning detached period property with a separate former coach house, believed to date back over 200 years and displaying a fabulous wealth of exposed beam work and many delightful features throughout along with attractive and secluded gardens plus a range of outbuildings to include garage, detached glasshouse and brick store. The house has undergone sympathetic improvement and modernisation over recent times combining beautiful charm and character with elements of a contemporary lifestyle. The two storey separate former coach house offers a variety of uses and it is at present arranged as an office and an art studio but could be turned into additional residential accommodation if required.
Located to the North of Bromsgrove the house is ideally positioned for ease of access to excellent local schools, shopping, leisure facilities and the nearby motorway network. For buyers looking for a unique character period property such as this in a well sought after urban environment the selling agents highly recommend a viewing.
With external light, solid panelled oak door with opaque leaded light effect inset glazed panel opens to
RECEPTION HALLWAY AND SITTING ROOM
18’6 x 16’7 NARROWING TO 13’8 ft (5.65 x 5.06 TO 4.16m) MAX DIMENSIONS
Having a feature deep open inglenook fireplace with matching hearth and mantle over with concealed lighting and leaded light effect miniature window overlooking the front garden. There is a deep bay leaded light window with seating which also provides a view of the gardens. Plate display shelving, exposed beams to ceiling, three quarter height oak panelling, 3 wall light points, radiator, parquet flooring, door off to inner hallway and further door to
SNUG 14’ x 12’5 ft (4.26 x 3.79m)
With brick recess having feature “Adam” style fireplace surround plus a slate effect hearth and also housing a multi fuel stove. 3 wall light points, leaded light effect window with views over the gardens, radiator in lattice style cover, solid hardwood flooring, attractive ornate plasterwork to ceiling, tv point, telephone point.
With stairs to the first floor, exposed beamed ceiling, spotlighting, smoke alarm to ceiling, ledged and braced doors to
Approached via a flight of steps down with wc, corner wash hand basin, radiator, tiled floor, ceiling down lighters, opaque front window.
FORMAL DINING ROOM 18’10 x 9’9 NARROWING TO 8’3 ft (5.74 x 2.98 TO 2.51m)
Via twin flight of steps up having substantial exposed beamed ceiling, dwarf panelling to walls, brickwork hearth and matching fireplace, leaded light effect window to side, further glazed window to rear (vendors have advised they are installing French doors in place of) ,2 radiators, picture rail, useful built in store cupboard.
REFITTED “BESPOKE” KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST AREA 16’4 x 13’1 ft (4.98 x 3.98m)
A superb kitchen being L shaped and refitted to a high standard comprising porcelain “Belfast” sink, with antique style fittings and dark wood surfaces to either side, one being a drainage area. Range of bespoke wall and base units, open plate display rack, corner display shelving, pull out racks, built in dishwasher and fridge, tiled splash backs, recess with “Range master” range with extractor canopy and light over, recessed lighting to part beamed ceiling, tiled floor, leaded light windows to side and front elevations, tv point, wall light point, enclosed radiator, solid oak door to outside, further door and steps down to
CELLAR 12’ x 11’3 ft (3.65 x 3.42m)
With power and light, raised cold shelf, and being a good size useful for storage.
GALLERIED LANDING 13’4 x 12’2 ft (3.99 x 3.77m)
Approached from inner hallway. A spacious landing with beams to ceiling, period style radiator, leaded light window to front, range of substantial storage cupboards, doors leading off to
MASTER BEDROOM 17’10 NARROWING TO 9’8 x 14’1 NARROWING TO 7’7 ft (5.44 TO 2.94 X 4.20 TO 2.31m)
A superb size with wash hand basin in period style vanity unit, radiator, leaded light window overlooking the gardens, further high level window, beamed ceiling, telephone point
BEDROOM TWO 14’ x 12’7 ft (4.26 x 3.83m)
With access to roof space, leaded light window overlooking the gardens, radiator, telephone point, solid oak flooring.
BEDROOM THREE 11’10 x 11’9 ft (3.60 x 3.58m)
Having beamed vaulted ceiling, two windows to rear, radiator.
BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED FAMILY BATHROOM 24’10 INTO THE SHOWER CUBICLE ITSELF x 6’1 ft (7.57 x 1.86m)
This bathroom has been very imaginatively configured and very well appointed in a contemporary style with a period twist. Contained within is a period style pedestal wash hand basin with marble effect tile splash back, low level wc, freestanding roll top bath with clawed feet, high quality double shower cubicle with tiled splash backs, shower unit and extractor over, recessed lighting to ceiling, combined heated towel rail and radiator, access to roof space, leaded light windows to side and rear, part tiled floor, electric shaver point, enclosed radiator, further extractor fan.
SEPARATE FORMER COACH HOUSE
The coach house is laid out on two floors. The upper floor is accessed from a door off the courtyard with steps up to a lime rendered landing with built in storage, radiator, leaded light window with separate door leading into OFFICE AREA 17’10 x 14’6 ft (5.44 x 4.42m)
being also lime rendered with 2 dormer leaded light windows, telephone point, Sky connection, 2 radiators. The ground floor is sub divided into two areas one of which is being used as ART STUDIO 18’1 x 13 ’10 ft (5.51 x 4.22m) lime rendered with concrete floor, and 2 radiators, the second part is as a WORKSHOP/STORE with power and light and a recently installed gas fired boiler. NOTE – The coach house has a separate heating system from the main house.
The Old House is set back from School Lane itself within its own secluded and private gardens behind mature high hedgerows and brick walling. There are two gates, one wrought iron, the other wooden providing access from School Lane both of which lead to the property.
The gardens lie predominantly to the front and are of a good size. They comprise lawns, a large square shaped pond with Koi Carp and Goldfish complete with ornate stone balustrading, gravelled areas, and a fine variety of established shrubbery, bushes and young/mature trees. There is an attractive pergola within the garden and off to the far left is a paved pathway leading round to the rear where there is a lean to and access through via a brickwork arch and wooden gate to a “secret” courtyard being walled with crazy paved terracing. From here a walk through leads to a further rear yard area suitable for off road parking of motor vehicles and accessed via a driveway and double wooden gates leading from School Lane.
Off to one side of the rear yard is a detached glasshouse with power and light and adjacent to that is a utility area with porcelain sink, work surface and plumbing for washing machine together with gas fired boiler, solar thermal system and an unvented hot water cylinder
By the immediate rear of both the house and the coach house is a courtyard and off here is a garage plus brick work store both of which have power and lighting.
We are advised by the vendors that the property has both Solar PV and Solar Thermal systems fitted to help reduce energy costs and to generate revenue through the Governments Feed in Tariff (FIT) scheme.
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