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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Umberslade Road, Earlswood

Sold by Us £485,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Detached Barn Conversion
  • Separate Detached Coach House
  • Beautifully established Garden
  • 2/3 Bedrooms
  • A Wealth of Charm & Character Within

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Earlswood village provides the normal type of village stores and other facilities and is situated within easy daily travel of the major Midland centres of commerce and industry, within a few minutes drive of the national motorway network (M42) and aquatic sports which include sailing and fishing on Earlswood Lakes. Facilities for shopping, education, cultural and recreational activities are provided in the surrounding centres with Solihull and Redditch some 6 miles distant, Knowle 7 miles, Birmingham City Centre 11 miles, Coventry 18 miles and the market town of Henley in Arden 7 miles. It is approximately 15 miles from Stratford upon Avon and Warwick, 17 miles from Leamington Spa and lies within easy access of Alcester, Bromsgrove, Evesham and the Cotswold Uplands. In addition to amenities, Hockley Heath is only 3 miles distant which offers good general shopping and passenger rail services operate from stations at Earlswood just ½ mile away, Tanworth in Arden (Wood End), Earlswood Lakes Halt, Solihull, Dorridge (Chiltern line to London, Marylebone) and Redditch.

The National Exhibition Centre, located adjacent to Birmingham International Airport and the International Railway Station are all within about 15 minutes drive and regular InterCity services operate from Birmingham International to the north of the country and south to London (Euston). The M40 close to Hockley Heath further enhances and benefits the first class communications of the district in which this property is situated.

Enjoying a discrete location in this convenient village of Earlwood within walking distance of the Lakes and local amenities stands this individual and rather unique 2 double bedroom converted cottage/barn. Standing within generous and well tended grounds, which provide a wealth of privacy screening upon all sides and affording an extensive forecourt parking area, this gas centrally heated and double glazed property briefly affords a feature storm canopy porch which walks into a spacious reception hallway with feature display alcoves and ample space for free standing furniture with doors leading on to a delightful lounge with log burning stove set around an exposed brick fire surround and large dining kitchen with useful pantry cupboard and utility and downstairs wc adjoining. Upon the first floor a landing area leads on to 2 double bedrooms, either could be used as the principal suite sharing a well appointed family shower room. To the outside there is a detached and versatile coach house which to the ground floor offers a storage and workshop area and on the first floor access via a spiral staircase is a guest suite or games room with en-suite facility. The picture is complete with various garden areas, one of which currently provides space for a hot tub, others having seating for summer furniture with delightful views over the adjoining countryside. Viewings strongly advised. 















DETACHED COACH HOUSE With workshop and large storage area/garage. 






Directions: From the agents office at Hockley Heath proceed southbound along the A3400 Stratford Road signposted towards Henley in Arden. After proceeding over the canal bridge, turn immediately right into Spring Lane and follow this down negotiating the sharp bend round to the right and at the turning to the left proceed straight on into Cut Throat Lane. Follow this along for some distance passing over the M40 motorway and continue to a T junction whereupon bear right into Umberslade Road and continue down where the entrance to the property can be found prior to the T junction with The Common on your right hand side.

Subjective comments in these details imply the opinion of the selling Agent at the time these details were prepared. Naturally, the opinions of purchasers may differ.

Agents Note: We have not tested any of the electrical, central heating or sanitaryware appliances. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the workings of the relevant items. Floor plans are for identification purposes only and not to scale. All room measurements and mileages quoted in these sales particulars are approximate.

Fixtures and Fittings: All those items mentioned in these particulars by way of fixtures and fittings are deemed to be included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded. However, we would always advise that this is confirmed by the purchaser at the point of offer.

Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Services: All mains services are connected to the property.

Local Authority: Stratford District Council.


To complete our quality service, John Shepherd is pleased to offer the following:-

Free Valuation: Please contact the office on 01564 783866 to make an appointment.

Residential Lettings and Management: If you are interested in letting out your property or are considering renting a property, please contact 01564 771776.

Professional Survey Department: If this property should not meet your requirements and you decide to purchase a property not marketed by ourselves, we would be delighted to offer our professional services to you should you require an independent survey on the property you intend to purchase. We offer a full range of professional surveys including the RICS Home Buyers' Survey and Valuation Reports, and full Building Surveys. For professional survey and valuation advice therefore, please do not hesitate to contact our Survey Department on 01564 786626.

John Shepherd Conveyancing: Very competitive fixed price rates agreed with our panel of local experienced and respected Solicitors. Please contact this office for further details or go to

Financial Services: John Shepherd Estate Agents works with Lomond Mortgage Services offering face to face mortgage advice to suit your needs. LMS are part of one of the UK's largest award winning mortgage brokers and can offer you expert mortgage advice, searching over 11,000 different mortgages from 90+ lenders to find the right deal for you. Please contact Matthew Tyler at our Solihull office on 0121 703 1869 for further details or to arrange a free appointment. 

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28 October 2016


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