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Old Warwick Road, Lapworth, Solihull

Offers Over
£2,500,000
Added on 03/09/2021
The Agents Property Consultants, Henley In Arden
PROPERTY TYPE
Detached
BEDROOMS
×7
BATHROOMS
×5
SIZE
8,602 sq. ft.
(799 sq. m.)

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Positioned on the edge of the highly sought after village of Lapworth is The Tan House. A Grade II listed family home dating back to C16, what was once a tannery, The Tan House has evolved over the centuries into what is now a substantial country home. The property boasts extensive gardens and grounds extending to seven acres, providing a peaceful haven, with an excellent range of mature trees and often frequented by wildlife, the property has a wide range of brick outbuildings.

The accommodation and grounds briefly comprise of: Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Room, Study, Kitchen, Kitchen Pantry, Butlers Pantry, Boot Room, Cloakroom, Utility, Laundry and Boiler Room. Upstairs there are Seven Double Bedrooms, Four Ensuite Bathrooms, Two En-suite Dressing Rooms and a Family Bathroom. To the grounds are various outbuildings including a Double Garage, a Stallion Barn with Ground and Upper Floor, Seven Stables, Store Rooms and a Tack Room, all sitting within 7 Acres of stunning Grounds, 2 Paddocks, an Old Tennis Court, a Formal Walled Garden and Extensive Mature Gardens.

Introduction - A rare opportunity to purchase an outstanding historical residence in the covetable village of Lapworth, one of Warwickshire’s most desirable Villages. Dating back to 1691, The Tan House is a superb family home This outstanding Grade II listed property offers extensive and versatile accommodation, with seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and six reception rooms, set within 7 acres of stunning grounds with a wide range of outbuildings.

Ground Floor - Upon entering this property, you are greeted by the grand reception hall, the oldest part of the property, depicted on the original wall “1691”, with its high vaulted ceiling, beautifully exposed beams and open oak galleried landing.
Leading off the hallway is a generous study, and an entrance into the drawing room, with an open fireplace and full height glass bay window to the rear benefitting views from over the formal walled garden. Glass doors lead through to the well-designed dining room that may also be accessed from the inner vestibule, again this room enjoys the private garden views.
The inner vestibule leads to the boot room /cloakroom, guest WC, and original butler’s pantry. The family sitting room is further substantial space and retains a delightful window seat with, bookcases and an open fireplace.
The heart of the home is the open plan kitchen and breakfast room. The focal point of this room is the red double width AGA with an exposed brick surround, this leads through to a well-equipped kitchen with smart granite worktops, a smart butcher’s block centre island and a good range of traditional style painted oak units. There is a second oven, space for a large fridge freezer and a dishwasher. A large dining space with a feature circular bay, there are French doors leading to the rear terraces and a fabulous wood burning fireplace. Access from the kitchen leads to a generous pantry, a side entrance into the property and the large laundry room with utility leading off. There is also access to the boiler room and a further outside door.

First Floor - Leading from the main reception hall, a widespread staircase leads up to the galleried landing.
The generous sized principal bedroom suite has a good range of fitted wardrobes and a second double bedroom room leading off, creating a generous dressing room or ideally a connected nursery if required. There is also a contemporary ensuite complete with a freestanding bath and separate double shower. A second guest bedroom suite with a corner bath and separate shower. To the front of the property are two further double bedrooms both featuring vaulted ceilings which are served by a modern family bathroom. The fifth double bedroom completes the original part of the property layout. The last two bedroom suites are located at the far end of the property, the first has a lower level dressing room and modern ensuite. The second is a spacious split-level room with a large living/office space below and a staircase leading to a vaulted ceiling bedroom area above.
A second staircase leads back down to the other end of the property and through to the family kitchen.

Outside - A pair of automated wrought iron gates open to the sweeping gravelled driveway flanked with Beech hedges. The lawned garden to the front of the property features a rare Walnut Oak. The driveway opens up to an ample parking area to the front of the property and to the side is a double garage with further storage. A gravelled driveway continues through the grounds. There is a second courtyard, with a superb two-storey stallion barn that has excellent potential for possible conversion, a range of looseboxes, stables, tack rooms and storage areas. To the rear of the property is a coveted walled garden, as well as further gardens and terraces. The grounds and gardens extend to some 7 acres in total and include an old tennis court, in need of refurbishment, two large fenced paddocks, a copse and a natural pond.

Location - Lapworth is a desirable village, enjoying a rural environment, yet being only a short drive from Solihull town centre. Lapworth village contains local shops, renowned local inns, a village hall, St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, plus a junior and infant school in Station Lane. Surrounding Lapworth is lovely greenbelt countryside with many rural, canalside walks and bridle paths. There are two National Trust properties close to Lapworth, the historic houses of Baddesley Clinton and Packwood House. Stratford-upon Avon is some 14 miles away and Warwick approximately 9 miles. Rail commuter service from Lapworth Station goes direct to London Marylebone Station and Birmingham Snow Hill station. The N.E.C., Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station the M42 and M40 motorway links are all within very easy reach. Solihull, Bromsgrove and Warwick provide excellent public schools.

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Old Warwick Road, Lapworth, Solihull

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  • Lapworth Station0.4 miles
  • Dorridge Station2.5 miles
  • Danzey Station3.8 miles
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The Agents Property Consultants, Henley In Arden

116A High Street Henley in Arden Warwickshire B95 5BS

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