3 bedroom detached house for sale

Hilltop Farm, Lichfield, Staffordshire

Sold STC £775,000

Property Description

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An idyllic grade 11 listed barn conversion, with stunning gardens and grounds and enjoying outstanding rural views of the countryside and Lichfield 3 spires.
Reception/dining hall, drawing room, farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room, snug/bedroom 4, large utility, guest WC, master bedroom with en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms, family bathroom.
Courtyard driveway, double garage, large store landscaped rear garden with paddock beyond.
Approximate gross internal floor space 2840 sq ft including garage and store.

Situation - Spire Oak Barn is approached via a gated private drive in the delightful rural area of Pipe Hill on the outskirts of Lichfield. The property benefits from outstanding views of the open countryside beyond which is the City of Lichfield. There are super countryside walks in the immediate vicinity of the property and Lichfield is only 2 miles away.

The cathedral city of Lichfield provides a fine array of restaurants, shops and general amenities and worthy of a note is the highly regarded Lichfield Cathedral School. Lichfield is well placed for transport with two railway stations Lichfield Trent Valley and Lichfield City providing regular trains to London and Birmingham. Travel times to London are approximate 1 hour 20 minutes. Also, convenient for the regional road network with the A38, M6 Toll (T5) with access to the M6.

Description Of Property - Dating back originally to the 17th Century, this Grade II Listed property was the subject of a complete renovation to the high standards of MTJ Construction in the early 2000's and has been further enhanced and superbly maintained by the present owner.

The beautifully appointed accommodation is full of character, has (LPG) gas fired central heating, three double bedrooms, spacious and versatile living rooms, a double garage, and most attractive and private landscaped gardens with a southerly aspect.

Approached from Lichfield Road at Pipehill through a gated entrance and 1/4 mile drive, the Barn is at the head of a rural community of 7 properties enviably positioned Spire Oak Barn has its own gated front drive.

The front door leads into the dining hall, currently used as a sitting room with a log burning stove. Opening off are the drawing room enjoying views over the landscaped gardens and the kitchen breakfast room.

The kitchen features bespoke hand made solid wood units including wall and floor cupboards and a central island all of which are surmounted by high gloss black granite work tops. Integrated appliances include double oven, gas hob, fridge and dishwasher. The breakfast area has a door to the rear garden and a wood burning stove set into the brick built fireplace.

From the kitchen is the utility room and second sitting room which would also lend itself as a fourth bedroom. Beyond the sitting room is a large store and WC which could easily be converted to an en-suite wet room accessible from the ground floor bedroom.

The formal sitting room to the West wing of the barn offers the perfect place for formal entertaining or relaxed, family time and enjoys a dual aspect with views across the gardens and countryside beyond.

To the first floor is the master suite with en suite bathroom, featuring attractive wall and floor tiling and a white suite including a beautiful freestanding bath and double shower cubicle.

There a two further bedrooms on this level.

Outbuildings, Gardens And Grounds - The property is approached by a paved driveway with parking for several vehicles. The grounds to the property are exceptional, with beautifully manicured lawns, mature trees and shrubs, all set in a stunning location with panoramic views over the countryside. The garden enjoys sun terraces for outdoor entertaining and al fresco dining. Perfect to enjoy relaxed summer days.

Beyond the garden is a large paddock ideal for equestrian use, beyond which is open countryside and stunning views over rural Lichfield.

Services - Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is by a septic tank. Central heating is by LPG (metered tank). There is a service charge (currently £60/month) for lighting of the drive, maintenance of the drive and common parts, electric gate to Lichfield Road and maintenance of the septic tank.

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items mentioned in the sales particulars are to be included in the sale price. All others are specifically excluded but may be available by separate arrangement.

Directions (Ws13 8Jz ) - From Lichfield take Walsall Road, straight on at the roundabout towards Pipehill, take the second exit at the next roundabout and after about 1/2 mile the entrance to Hilltop Farm is on the right through an electrically controlled gate and 1/4 mile drive to the property.

Terms - Tenure: Freehold
Local authority: Lichfield District Council 01543 308 000
Tax band: G

Viewings - All viewings of Spire Oak Barn are strictly by prior appointment with agents Aston Knowles 0121 362 7878

Distances - Lichfield 2 miles
Tamworth 10 miles
Sutton Coldfield 9 miles
Birmingham 16 miles
Birmingham International/NEC 21 miles
M6 Toll (T5) 3 miles
(Distances approximate)

These particulars are intended only as a guide and must not be relied upon as statements of fact. Your attention is drawn to the Important Notice on the last page of the text.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
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12 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Lichfield City (1.7 mi)
  • Shenstone (2.7 mi)
  • Lichfield Trent Valley (2.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Lichfield City (1.7 mi)
  • Shenstone (2.7 mi)
  • Lichfield Trent Valley (2.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Aston Knowles, Sutton Coldfield

8 High Street, Sutton Coldfield, B72 1XA

0121 396 0719 Local call rate

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