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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hill Wootton, Warwick, CV35

Sold STC £1,150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Fine Listed Historic Village House
  • Over One Acre In All
  • Handsome Facade
  • Five Reception Rooms
  • Six Principal First Floor Bedrooms
  • Two Further Attic Bedrooms
  • Lovely Mature Gardens
  • Double Garage
  • Small Paddock

Full description

The Old Farm House is a handsome period property. The original part of the house is built of lovely grey sandstone and believed to date from the early part of the 18th century, with a substantial addition to the property at the turn of the last century resulting in a balance of architectural styles. The property is an ideal family house with excellent living space and bedrooms. Some windows are double glazed attractive timber casements with leaded lights, with large windows to the drawing room and master bedroom making these rooms particularly bright and spacious enjoying the views over the garden and countryside beyond.

The architectural elements of the house incorporate sandstone of the original property and sandstone entrance porch and handsome gable to the front, attractive fireplaces to the drawing room and dining room with marble slips and elegant carved surrounds, parquet floor to the reception hall, 4, 5 and 6 panel doors, antique boarded doors to the second floor; some attractive original cast iron radiators; inglenooks to the family room and sitting room, exposed timberwork to the older parts of the house and attractive cornicing to the later part of the property.

Situation - The Old Farm House is in a wonderful peaceful location in the hamlet of Hill Wootton which is in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside. The property has excellent access to major road networks including the M40, M5, M6 and M42 giving ready access to the Midlands, London and the South. The area is well provided with a range of state, grammar and private schools to suit most requirements including grammar schools in Stratford upon Avon together with The Croft Prep School, Warwick Prep and public schools and Kings High School for Girls in Warwick, Kingsley School for Girls and Arnold Lodge School in Leamington Spa. There are excellent shopping facilities and amenities to be found in Warwick, Leamington, Stratford upon Avon; the latter is the home of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and is the regions cultural centre. There are also cultural activities at Warwick University Arts Centre. There are a number of golf courses in the area including the renowned Warwickshire course at Leek Wootton, racing at Stratford upon Avon, Warwick and Cheltenham and the area is well provided with footpaths. The Cotswolds lie a short distance to the south.

Description Of The Property - Moulded panelling to the drawing room, lovely stone bay to the dining room and useful study.

Large kitchen/breakfast room with 4 oven green oil fired Aga, range of kitchen units with double bowl sink, Neff double oven and grill, 4 ring ceramic hob, microwave and integrated refrigerator. The pantry has shelves with sliding glazed doors.

Useful back hall, back cloakroom and utility room with glazed sink and plumbing for washing machine and dryer.

The property has a fine stone cellar and further brick cellar with good head height.

Off the sitting room is a glazed link to a timber games room.

There are two staircases; the principal staircase with oak handrail rises to the main landing giving access to the three bedrooms at the front of the property with views over the garden. Bedrooms have built in wardrobes and most have wash basins; the master suite with large window has an en suite bathroom with separate shower and a dressing room.

A staircase to the back landing rises to the second floor landing, off which are two further eaves bedrooms with attractive exposed timberwork and dormer window.

On The Ground Floor -

Reception Hall - 27'7" x 20'7" (8.41m x 6.27m) -

Cloakroom -

Drawing Room - 19'9" x 16'8" (6.02m x 5.08m) -

Dining Room - 16'10" x 14'10" (5.13m x 4.52m) -

Family Room - 17'3" x 11'5" (5.26m x 3.48m) -

Study - 13'4" x 7'0" (4.06m x 2.13m) -

Sitting Room - 15'9" x 10'9" (4.80m x 3.28m) -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room With Pantry - 22'4" x 13'6" (6.81m x 4.11m) -

Utility Room - 7'3" x 5'5" (2.21m x 1.65m) -

Back Cloakroom -

Boiler Room - 7'9" x 7'9" (2.36m x 2.36m) -

Double Garage - 18'6" x 15'8" (5.64m x 4.78m) -

Cellars - 15'10" x 14'6" (4.83m x 4.42m) -

Games Room - 23'5" x 11'4" (7.14m x 3.45m) -

On The First Floor -

Landing -

Master Bedroom - 19'9" x 14'10" (6.02m x 4.52m) -

Dressing Room - 13'7" x 7'4" (4.14m x 2.24m) -

En Suite Bathroom -

Bedroom Two - 13'2" x 10'7" (4.01m x 3.23m) -

Bedroom Three - 13'6" x 12'9" (4.11m x 3.89m) -

Family Bathroom -

Bedroom Four - 11'9" x 10'9" (3.58m x 3.28m) -

Bedroom Five - 11'6" x 10'7" (3.51m x 3.23m) -

Second Bathroom -

Bedroom Six - 11'10" x 6'9" (3.61m x 2.06m) -

On The Second Floor -

Landing -

Bedroom Seven - 13'0" x 12'5" (3.96m x 3.78m) - Restricted head height.

Bedroom Eight - 13'4" x 11'3" (4.06m x 3.43m) - Restricted head height.

Outside -

Gardens And Grounds - Attached to the house, via a door to the side hall, is a double garage with up and over door.

To the side of the house is a part covered courtyard and access to the boiler room with oil fired boiler

The property is approached over a stone edged bonded gravel tarmac driveway and parking area

The gardens are principally lawned and tiered, with rose beds to the front of the house and wisteria; flagstone patio to the south side of the house, wonderful yew hedge to one side, mature trees including tulip tree, cedar, cherry, evergreens, birch and maple. Pergola, rockery of Lakeland stone with small pond, shrub and herbaceous borders and stone faced
retaining walls to the lower lawns.

There is a paddock area with vehicular right of way for access, with oak, beech and chestnut trees

General Information -

Tenure - Freehold.

Services - Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Principally mains drainage with a small part to a shared septic tank. Oil fired central heating. Security system. Telephone and Broadband connections.

Fixtures And Fittings - All those items mentioned in these particulars, together with fitted carpets and some light fittings, are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, garden furniture and dishwasher are excluded from the sale. Some items may be available by separate negotiation.

Estate Agents Act 1979 - Please note that one of the vendors was a partner of Wiglesworth & Co.

Council Tax - Local Authority: Warwick District Council. Telephone: 01926 410410. Council Tax Band: G

Directions - From the M40 (J15) take the A46 north towards Coventry and take the second exit signposted to Hill Wootton and Leek Wootton. Continue around the roundabout, under the A46 and take the third exit, sign posted Hill Wootton. Continue for approximately 1 mile turning right immediately under the bridge. On entering Hill Wootton turn left and the property will be found on the right hand side, after about 200 yards. Postcode for sat-nav CV35 7PP

Wiglesworth & Co themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents are, give notice that (i) the particulars are set out as general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute part of an offer or contract: (ii) all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permission for use and occupation and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them: (iii) no person in the employment of Wiglesworth & Co has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.


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25 April 2016

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