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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Chessetts Wood Road, Lapworth

Guide Price £2,795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Truly Unique Family Home with Great Character
  • Six Bedrooms all with Stunning Views
  • Four Superb Reception Rooms
  • Idyllic Location in the Heart of Lapworth
  • Outstanding Gardens Surrounding the Property
  • Long Sweeping Driveway Behind Private Gates
  • Excellent Further Development Potential
  • Paddock, Stable Block and Tennis Court

Full description

Situated in arguably one of the best locations in Warwickshire is the individually designed and perfectly positioned Lantern House. Offering 3.349 acres and over 6000 sq. of accommodation and garaging this substantial family home provides a truly unique opportunity.
The property briefly consists of: Entrance Hall, Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Morning Room, Utility, Study, Downstairs Cloakroom, Master Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom, Five Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom and Substantial Loft Space, Outside there is Significant Driveway with Potential To Create An In-Out Drive, Ample Parking and a Triple Garage. Gardens and Grounds Around 3.349 Acres with Coppice, Small Orchard, Tennis Court and Pavilion. Excellent Paddock and Stables Block.

Summary - Situated in arguably one of the best locations in Warwickshire is the individually designed and perfectly positioned Lantern House. Offering 3.349 acres and over 6000 sq. of accommodation and garaging this substantial family home provides a truly unique opportunity.
The property briefly consists of: Entrance Hall, Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Morning Room, Utility, Study, Downstairs Cloakroom, Master Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom, Five Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom and Substantial Loft Space, Outside there is Significant Driveway with Potential To Create An In-Out Drive, Ample Parking and a Triple Garage. Gardens and Grounds Around 3.349 Acres with Coppice, Small Orchard, Tennis Court and Pavilion. Excellent Paddock and Stables Block.

Description - Lantern House is an individually designed detached family home of great character, cleverly designed and completed to the highest standard. Features of particular quality include deep oak skirting boards, solid oak doors and a handsome oak staircase, decorative coving and built-in wardrobes cleverly devised to maximise storage space. Large windows and part glazed doors allow plenty of light to flow through the property and intercommunicating doors between the reception rooms create an excellent space for entertaining. The property is set well back from the road offering complete privacy. There is huge potential for further development by creating an annexe in the substantial garage/utility area, and for extending into the loft space, both STPP.

Entrance Hall - From the moment you step foot into Lantern House you get a great sense of light and space, The large bright Entrance Hall leads through to the very impressive Reception Hall providing a wonderful space perfect for entertaining, and showcasing a handsome, bespoke curved oak staircase with half landing leading to a galleried landing above.

Drawing Room - The Drawing Room benefits from being triple aspect allowing plenty of natural light to flood this fine reception room. Full of character the Drawing Room boasts an open fire and exposed beams to the fireplace, large double glazed windows and double doors opening onto terraces on both sides of the property.

Formal Dining Room - The Formal Dining Room is accessed from both the Kitchen Breakfast Room and Drawing Room, having two sets of French doors opening onto the rear terrace and enjoying stunning views across the grounds.

Kitchen Breakfast Room - The Kitchen Breakfast Room has long been the hub of the home, and offers ample space for a large family kitchen table. The décor combines attractive and unusual Italian marble flooring with an excellent range of farmhouse style cream painted units. There is also a fabulous five oven oil fired Aga together with freestanding appliances including an electric oven, dishwasher and fridge. A double glazed door leads directly onto the rear terrace.

Morning Room - Situated next to the kitchen with a front aspect is the wonderful Morning Room which is perfectly positioned to capture the morning sun and also offers the ideal snug for the family.

Further Ground Floor Rooms - Situated next to the kitchen with a front aspect is the wonderful Morning Room which is perfectly positioned to capture the morning sun and also offers the ideal snug for the family.

Leading on through the substantial Reception Hall is an excellent sized panelled Study with an attractive beamed ceiling. Next to this is the spacious ground floor Cloakroom with two double cupboards, dressing mirror and wash basin leading to a separate WC.
Leading from the Kitchen are a number of substantial sized rooms and storage areas: The large Boot Room housing the boiler room and storage cupboards leads to a Gardeners WC. There is also a sizable Housekeepers Room with ample storage cupboards and large double glazed window facing the front elevation and a Spacious Utility Room also with fitted storage cupboards and double Belfast sink.
Moving into the internal Garaging are there is a good sized Tool Room and the Triple Car Garages with two wide doors and ample full head height storage above with great potential to extend.

First Floor - Leading up from the magnificent staircase in the Reception Hall to the first floor is a Large Galleried Landing providing an excellent area for reading and study.
The Master Bedroom has triple aspect offering incredible unspoilt views across the garden, grounds and surrounding Warwickshire countryside. Fitted with two sets of double and triple built in wardrobes, leading to a very large En Suite Bathroom with large window, airing cupboard, wc, sink, bath and separate shower cubicle.
There are four further excellent sized Double Bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes including drawers, and all with fabulous views to all sides. The fifth bedroom with a window to the front of the property and a most attractive porthole window to the landing, also benefits from fitted wardrobes and offers the perfect space for a nursery/single bedroom or hobby room.
The spacious Family Bathroom has a bath and separate shower enclosure, and a large window overlooking the rear garden and grounds and a lavender coloured matching suite.
With good access via a loft ladder is the very generous full height Attic Space, subject to planning permission this area would ideally suit two further double bedrooms with Jack and Jill EnSuite or equally a fabulous master bedroom complete with separate dressing room and EnSuite.

Grounds - Through the front gates the long impressive curved driveway sweeps round the front of Lantern House and provides parking for many cars and garaging for three in the integral triple garage. With full height storage above the garages there is an excellent possibility to extend further (STPP). The housekeepers and utility room could form a separate annexe STPP. There is a further entrance to the property and new owners could potentially create an in-out drive if preferred. A covered veranda runs along the front of the house providing a sheltered seating area, and a patio to the rear is the ideal spot for al fresco dining. The splendid gardens and grounds are a particular feature of Lantern House, being mainly laid to lawn interspersed with maturing shrubs and trees including several specimen mature oak trees and a delightful coppice containing trees such as silver birch and beech. Furthermore, there is a paddock, stabling for two horses with two loose boxes and a tack room area, a tennis court and pavilion, and a fruit orchard with a greenhouse. The house is set well back from the road and the gardens are edged with mature hedging.


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09 May 2017

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  • Dorridge (1.7 mi)
  • Widney Manor (3.6 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Lapworth (0.7 mi)
  • Dorridge (1.7 mi)
  • Widney Manor (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Fine & Country, Solihull

Joseph House, 970 Stratford Road Solihull B90 4ED

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