4 bedroom detached house for sale

Crackley Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

By Direction of the Joint LPA Receivers. Extensive Thatched Residence With Gardens, Grounds, Swimming Pool Complex And A Range Of Residential Cottages Providing Extremely Versatile Accommodation And Potential Revenue Stream. Further Development Potential Subject To Planning. 11,250 Sq Ft. In Extensive Gardens.

Porch, Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Library, Master Bedroom Suite with Two Dressing Rooms and Two Bathrooms, Three Further Bedrooms (Including Guest Bedroom with En Suite) and Two Further Bathrooms. Courtyard: Up To 11 Self Contained Studio Apartments, Indoor Swimming Pool, Gardens. EPC Main House = D.

Situation: Pools Cottages is situated between Kenilworth and Coventry in Warwickshire, very close to the West Midlands. The property stands in lovely wooded countryside in the green belt yet is a short distance from the West Midlands centres of business. Local amenities can be found at Warwick, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa and Coventry. There is a wide selection of educational facilities in grammar, state and private sectors. These can be found in Warwick. Stratford, Coventry, Solihull and Leamington Spa and include Warwick Prep and Public Schools, Kings High School for Girls, Arnold Lodge Prep School, Kingsley School for Girls in Leamington Spa and the Warwickshire Grammar Schools. Warwick University is nearby which has the University Arts Centre. Racing enthusiasts may want to know that Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon race courses are nearby and for the sportsmen there are golf courses at Coventry, Kenilworth, Leek Wootton and Stoneleigh. The cultured may want to visit the Royal Shakespeare Theatre which is located in Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham is also the home of the Symphony Hall and Royal Birmingham Ballet.

Description: The property was originally a range of cottages built close to the fish ponds of Borkidene Grange, but the property has been converted to form a substantial and comfortable country house and it is believed to have the longest run of thatch in the West Midlands. The property is set back from Crackley Lane behind a high brick wall with electronically operated security gates. Two of the cottages are linked to the main house and may be incorporated into the accommodation and this will obviously extend the accommodation of the main property itself. If retained, the cottages are approached by a separate driveway allowing completely separate access. The property also benefits from a swimming pool complex and the numerous apartments which could provide a generous income.
To the front of the main house is an enclosed lawned garden privately situated behind a high wall. To the rear of the property is a former tennis court which could be reintroduced or have development potential subject to planning.

General Information:

Directions: From the M40 (Junction 15) take the A46 north signed Coventry. Continue past the turnings to Kenilworth and leave at the exit signed University and Stoneleigh. Turn left, signed University, and fork left onto Stoneleigh Road, signposted to the University. Proceed for approximately 1 mile and at the first set of traffic lights turn left onto Kenilworth Road. Take the first right hand turning into Crackley Grange Road and proceed for approximately 2 miles through open farmland. At the end of the lane turn right and Pools Cottages will be found after approximately 0.75 miles on the right hand side, set back behind it's wall and electrically operated gates.

Communications: (Road) The residence is well placed for Coventry 5.5 miles, Birmingham Airport 13, Birmingham New Street Station 23, Central London 106 (all mileages are approximate). (Rail) Railway stations are available at Coventry giving a direct 1 hour train service to London Euston and a direct 26 minute train service to Birmingham New Street. (Air) Birmingham International Airport offers regular national and international flights and together with the National Exhibition Centre and Birmingham International Railway Station can be accessed off Junction 6 of the M42.

Services: Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves to the presence of these services.

Agent's Note 1: Pools Cottages provides a fine family home with potential for up to 11 investment properties capable of producing a substantial income subject to relevant permissions being in place. The property may also be suitable for further development (subject to planning consent) on the former tennis court area to the rear of the property. Alternatively, the property could be occupied as a single family home for an extended family or may be suitable for residential and office use subject to any relevant consents.

Agent's Note 2: It should be noted that Mr J E Cookson and Mr H J P Dunger were appointed as LPA Receivers over this property on 21st May 2015 & 6th July 2015 and the property is currently being managed and offered for sale by the Receivers who act as agents and without personal liability.

Local Authority: Warwick District Council. Telephone 01926 450000.

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13 January 2017

Nearest stations

  • Tile Hill (1.2 mi)
  • Canley (2.2 mi)
  • Berkswell (2.6 mi)
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59-60 Foregate Street Worcester WR1 1DX

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Nearest stations

  • Tile Hill (1.2 mi)
  • Canley (2.2 mi)
  • Berkswell (2.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Andrew Grant, Country Homes

59-60 Foregate Street Worcester WR1 1DX

01905 939153 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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