4 bedroom house for saleShenstone, Worcestershire, DY10
Guide Price £950,000
Reception Hall, Dining Hall, Drawing Room, Snug, Breakfast Kitchen, Cloakroom, Utility, Spacious Office/Games Room with Mezzanine Storage Level, Master Bedroom with Dressing Area and En Suite Bathroom, Three Further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Cellars, Extensive Gardens with Swimming Pool and Pool House, Former Pigsties possibly suitable for conversion to accommodation STPP. Sweeping Driveway with Parking for Several Vehicles. EPC = D.
Communications (Road) Hartlebury 2 miles, Kidderminster 5, Bromsgrove 7, Bewdley 7, Worcester 13, Birmingham 19, London 125, M5 (Junction 5) 9, M42 (Junction 1) 18 (all mileages are approximate).
Situation Shenstone is a pleasant hamlet surrounded by beautiful countryside which is crisscrossed with public footpaths and bridleways providing endless opportunities for horse riding, walking and other country pursuits. This delightful tranquil setting provides quick and easy access to the thriving centres of Kidderminster and Bromsgrove together with the West Midlands conurbation. Kidderminster lies at the southern end of the Severn Valley Railway, Britain's premier steam line, the splendid setting for angling in the River Severn, rambling, horse riding and other pastimes. The town offers excellent shopping facilities and a wealth of sporting pursuits with the Forest Glades Leisure Centre, established football, rugby, golf and cricket and leisure clubs.
Description: Yew Tree House is an impressive and imposing period property with origins in the 16th century, which has been extended and updated to provide a spacious and versatile family home. The property is full of character throughout with exposed beams to walls and ceilings, exposed trusses, leaded windows, exposed brick walls and brick inglenooks to all three reception rooms. The property is set in a generous plot of around 1.4 acres and the gardens are extensive and well maintained, and a former pigsty provides the potential for further accommodation STPP.
To the ground floor the accommodation comprises:
An imposing front door with ornate carved surround leads into a reception hall with beamed ceiling and walls, double doors into the drawing room and stained glass windows into the dining hall.
A generous and well fitted breakfast kitchen fitted with an extensive range of farmhouse style units incorporating a double Belfast sink, dual fuel Rangemaster Elan range cooker, integrated fridge and space and plumbing for an integrated dishwasher. There is ample space for a dining table, an exposed brick wall, ceramic tiled floor and a door to leading to the barbecue and patio area.
A light and spacious triple aspect drawing room boasting several windows incorporating stained glass elements and double doors leading out to the garden. This room is given character by several exposed beams and a log burner set on a tiled hearth in an attractive brick inglenook fireplace with beam over.
A grand, characterful dining hall with stained glass windows into the reception hall, a feature stove set in small brick inglenook, a built in fish tank on a brick plinth, many exposed ceiling and wall beams and a handsome solid staircase rising to the first floor.
A cosy snug with beamed ceiling, large window, wood burner set on a tiled hearth in a brick inglenook with oak beam over, a door to outside leading to the barbecue area and patio and stairs leading to bedrooms three and four.
A very large, bright and spacious office/playroom with mezzanine storage over, great for entertaining or working from home and providing the possibility of ground floor accommodation for guests or relatives.
Completing an impressive set of ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom with cloaks cupboard and good sized utility room having a good range of units and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Access to the cellars which are dry and suitable for storage.
To the first floor the accommodation comprises:
A sumptuous, impressive and very generously proportioned dual aspect master bedroom with wooden floor and step up to a seating and dressing area.
En suite master bathroom with large spa bath and large corner cubicle.
Dual aspect bedroom two is a large double bedroom with a good sized dressing room having built-in storage.
Bedroom three is a large dual aspect bedroom with exposed beams to walls and a wonderful exposed ceiling displaying the original beams and trusses.
Bedroom four benefits from built-in storage and a dressing area which could be separated to create a walkway from bedroom three to the family bathroom.
A well-proportioned family bathroom featuring a freestanding bath on claw feet with a shower attachment and separate corner cubicle.
Outside, electric gates lead onto a long, sweeping gravelled driveway which runs between manicured lawns and mature trees to the front of the property and provides parking for several vehicles. A paved terrace runs around the house and to the rear provides a generous seating and dining area with barbecue. The fine extensive gardens amount to around 1.4 acres and have been designed to be easy to manage, being mainly laid to lawn with several mature trees and attractive shrubs including horse chestnut trees, several apple trees, conifers and palm trees. There is a former large wildlife pond to the front of the property which could be restored and walkways leading through and around the trees.
To the rear is a swimming pool with a generous paved sun terrace and wonderful timber framed pool house which is open to the front, great for relaxing and entertaining. Accessed from an inner hall by the utility room and office/games room, steps lead down to a stone chipped enclosed courtyard giving access to former pigsties used for storage and providing potential for conversion to accommodation subject to planning permission. There is also a raised decked area.
Altogether Yew Tree House provides a splendid family home with generous gardens, ideal for the larger or growing family and working from home.
Services Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage are connected.
Local Authority Wyre Forest District Council.
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