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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Old School Lane, Lighthorne, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35

Guide Price £975,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • Five bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Gardens and grounds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Summer House
  • Detached Double Garage
  • EPC: E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A detached village house well constructed to provide a character home built of local stone and sitting under a tiled roof with dormer windows. The house stands in an excellent position at the end of a no-through lane.This family home has a lovely feel with character features from the exposed stone and timbers. The accommodation offers flexibility of use and comprises in brief:- Sitting room with inglenook fireplace with open hearth, sliding French doors opening out onto the garden with delightful view over the swimming pool. The sitting room is triple aspect with views also to the front, which the dining room also looks out over. Kitchen/ breakfast room is a split level
room with the kitchen providing a comprehensive range of cupboards and plenty of work surface space, and a couple of steps down to the breakfast room which has exposed stone, brick and timbers to the ceiling, a tiled floor and sliding French door providing access onto the terrace with the swimming pool beyond. Door through to the utility room beyond which are the rear stable door and staircase to bedroom four with ground floor shower room. Off the reception hall is a generous study with a window to the rear aspect and a range of fitted bookcases and desk. Generous first floor landing off which leads the master bedroom with dual aspect windows with views to the garden and en-suite bathroom with bath and separate shower. Dressing room/ bedroom five. Family bathroom. Two further double bedrooms and again access to bedroom four which is a large room above the breakfast room wing having solid elm flooring, with the benefit of a vaulted ceiling and space for a study area and sitting. Velux windows to the front and dormer windows to the rear, access to rear stairs.


Lighthorne is a sought-after village with fine Parish church, The Antelope public house and a socially active Village Hall. The surrounding towns of Warwick, Leamington Spa and Stratford-upon-Avon provide an extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities. The area is well-serviced with a selection of private, grammar and state schools. These include Warwick School, Kings High School, Stratford grammars, Bloxham School near Banbury, Princethorpe, Arnold Lodge and Kingsley School. For the commuter, the Fosse Way and M40 are readily accessible, providing routes in the north to Birmingham and Coventry as well as south to Oxford and London. There are a number of golf courses in the area and racing at Stratford and Warwick.


The property is approached over a gravel drive through the gated entrance and into a forecourt area in front of the house providing plenty of parking. Immediately adjacent to the rear of the
property is an extensive paved terrace area with a loggia running along the rear of the house and steps leading down to the poolside. A useful workshop and plant room servicing the heated swimming pool. There is a rear access gate to Old School Lane. Around the pool is a lawn with a mature boundary of trees, to the side is a post and
rail fence bordering the neighbouring field, a natural spring and stream flow along the entire boundary of the garden. To the front side of the property is a further lawn with mature fruit trees with post and rail following up from the rear lawn.
A raised terrace houses a summer house with power and light connected. From the gravel drive access is provided to the detached double garage which has a useful storage room above, accessed via an internal staircase.

Additional Information

Local Authority
Stratford-upon-Avon District Council - 01789 267575

Council Tax Band
Band G

Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property and the heating is provided by an oil fired central heating system.

Fixtures and Fittings
Only those items mentioned in the particulars are included in the sale. All other such items are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.


By prior appointment with sole agent Hamptons International
01789 200900

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 June 2016

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