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Barston Lane, Barston, Solihull

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Property Description

Key features

  • Black & White Detached Cottage
  • 4.43 Acres with Countryside Views
  • Three Large Reception Rooms
  • Two Bathrooms (One En Suite)
  • Wealth of Exposed Beams
  • Gated & Gravelled Driveway
  • Outbuilding/Gym/Annexe/Workshop
  • No Upward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This Grade II listed four bedroomed "black and white" detached cottage enjoys a wealth of character and features and has nearly 4.5 acres of gardens and paddocks which adjoin open fields and countryside to the rear. The property has four bedrooms complemented by two bathrooms and three reception rooms with a gated driveway, ample parking, gardens, fenced paddocks, stable and a large detached brick built outbuilding ideal for a variety of uses including annexe, home office, gym, workshop and studio. Arbour Farm stands in this delightful village well known for its reputable country inns The Malt Shovel and The Bulls Head and for its historic church of St Swithens. Barston is located midway between Knowle and Hampton in Arden and enjoys delightful countryside walks yet has easy access to the M42 and M40 which lead to the Midlands motorway network and centres of commerce and culture. The property is also particularly well placed for the NEC, Birmingham International Airport and international railway station which links Birmingham New Street with London Euston. Hampton in Arden provides local village amenities whilst Knowle is well known for its High Street of many period and character buildings, inns, restaurants, shops and excellent schooling and Solihull town centre within just five miles and offers further and more comprehensive, social, recreational and shopping facilities, including Touchwood and its John Lewis department store.

The accommodation comprises:- 

PTICHED CANOPY ENTRANCE with timber panelled front door to the  

DINING ROOM/HALL 16' 0" x 14' 11" max (4.89m x 4.56m) with oak boarded floor, a wealth of exposed beams, windows to front and side, feature inglenook fireplace with raised quarry tiled hearth, exposed brickwork, fire grate, concealed cupboards and lighting and timber mantle. Oak panelled doors lead to both the breakfast kitchen and  

LIVING ROOM (FRONT) 16' 2" min x 14' 0" (4.95m x 4.29m) having exposed beams, window to the front, two further windows to the side and a feature exposed brick corner chimney breast with raised terracotta tiled hearth, timber beam and fire grate. 

SITTING ROOM (REAR) having exposed beams, bay window to the side, staircase leading to the first floor, bi-fold patio doors to the rear and an oak panelled door through to the  

BREAKFAST KITCHEN (REAR) 21' 0" into bay x 12' 4" (6.41m x 3.76m) a large and practical room having a tiled floor throughout and a range of white fronted kitchen units comprising wall mounted storage cupboards with corner display shelving, matching base units, drawers, sink, bowl and drainer unit, four ring electric hob, built-in oven and Neff dishwasher, fridge/freezer and glazed door to the  

REAR LOBBY with door to the rear and  

LAUNDRY/UTILITY AREA with space and plumbing for washing machine, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, built-in cupboard and windows to front and rear. 

CLOAKROOM having a white wc, pedestal wash basin  

A staircase leads from the sitting room to the FIRST FLOOR AND LANDING AREA. 

BEDROOM ONE (FRONT) 16' 4" x 14' 9" max / 10' 11" min (5.00m x 4.50m / 3.35m) a large double bedroom with exposed beams, dormer window enjoying delightful views over farmland to the front, further window to the side, built-in wardrobe and cupboard and a step up to a door which opens to the  

ENSUITE BATHROOM having panelled bath with handrails, mixer tap and shower attachment, close coupled wc and pedestal wash basin. 

BEDROOM TWO (REAR) 7' 2" x 6' 5" (2.19m x 1.97m) and 6' 5" x 10' 7" (1.97m x 3.25m) an L shaped room with window to the side, picture window to the rear and two double built-in wardrobe units with storage cupboards above. 

BEDROOM THREE (FRONT) 14' 1" x 7' 8" (4.30m x 2.35m) having window to the side and dormer window enjoying delightful views to the front. 

BEDROOM FOUR (SIDE) 10' 5" x 8' 3" (3.19m x 2.54m) having window to the side. 

BATHROOM (REAR) 14' 1" min x 12' 4" (4.30m x 3.78m) having a split level floor with freestanding roll topped bath with claw and ball feet, chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, wc, enclosed shower cubicle with full height tiling and wall mounted thermostatic shower. 

OUTSIDE The property stands opposite open fields and countryside and behind a neat holly and hawthorn hedgerow with central gate leading via a crazy paved pathway to the front entrance. The property has lawned foregardens, rose clad archway, ornamental pump and timber gated opening to the driveway which leads via a further gate with security post to the rear of the property with crazy paved patio area and neat lawn. The driveway extends past the outbuildings to a gravelled driveway which sweeps around to the left of the wide ample parking/storage. The gardens extend to a post and rail fence which denotes the first paddock with a galvanised gate opening to a detached timber stable. There are two further fenced paddocks beyond which adjoin and overlook open fields and countryside and run down to the River Blythe/brook to the rear which denotes the rear boundary. 

DETACHED BRICK BUILT OUTBUILDING A useful detached building with pitched tiled roof ideal for a variety of potential uses with two ground floor rooms having lighting, power, phone lines and fitted desk/work bench. 

ENTRANCE/STORE/WORKSHOP 14' 3" average x 16' 0" (4.35m x 4.89m) having a timber door, window to the front, staircase to the first floor and a separate door through to a 

LARGE OPEN PLAN ROOM/GYM/STUDIO 13' 3" x 16' 4" (4.06m x 4.98m) having twin windows to the front, further window to the side, lighting, power and phone points. 

FIRST FLOOR ROOM 31' 1" x 9' 8" (9.49m x 2.96m) The first floor accommodation has restricted head height, dormer windows to the front and pine tongue and groove panelling. 

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22 June 2016


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