5 bedroom detached house for saleDiddington Lane, Hampton-In-Arden, Solihull
- Superb Detached Family Home
- Sought After Village Location
- 5 Double Bedrooms over Two Floors
- 3 Fabulous Reception Rooms
- Generous Private Rear Gardens
- Open Countryside Views
- Open Plan Kitchen, Dining Area
- Spacious Frontage with Ample Parking
Set in the much sought after village of Hampton in Arden is this superb detached five double bedroom family home. Copper Lance offers spacious accommodation laid out across three floors, immaculate decor throughout and a stunning and most generous rear garden.
The property briefly comprises of: Entrance porch, reception hall, laundry room/cloakroom and separate ground floor shower, spacious living room, separate dining room, further generous sitting room, breakfast kitchen, pantry and boot room. Upstairs there are five excellent bedrooms over two floors, the first floor having the master bedroom with en-suite, three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom, to the top floor is an extremely large room with the potential to be two further double bedrooms and an en-suite if required. Set well back from the road, the front of the property has a long private driveway, single garage and good sized front gardens. The rear gardens are a delight, generous in size, well stocked and very private with open fields to the rear.
Accommodation - The enclosed entrance porch opens into the reception hall with wood laminate flooring, stairs leading to the first floor and ground floor principle rooms leading off.
There is a most useful and spacious cloakroom, laundry room and shower room - having tiled floor, wall mounted Valliant gas combination central heating boiler, appliance space and a door through to the cloaks and shower room which has a white suite with shower cubicle, wc, vanity unit, semi recessed hand basin, chrome heated towel rail and glazed window to the front.
The charming living room has a large bay window to the front of the property, this room is elegantly decorated and has an attractive fireplace with marble fire surround, raised hearth and fitted living flame gas fire. Two glazed doors through to the dining room which takes in the stunning rear garden views through a large picture window offering the perfect setting for both casual and formal dining. An archway leads from the dining room into the breakfast kitchen and a door to the opposite side leads to the very useful third reception room, having a variety of potential uses with door to the garage, a large built-in cupboard, picture window to the garden and a sliding patio door to the terrace creating the perfect room to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the garden.
The breakfast kitchen has limed oak fronted kitchen units with wall mounted storage cupboards, display shelving, plate rack, base units, drawers, roll edged work surfaces, half height tiling, sink and drainer with mixer tap, Stoves four ring gas hob with filter fan above, built-in oven to the side, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer, window to the side, understairs pantry and to the breakfast area; table space, large picture window to the rear garden and a door to the side lobby with a tiled floor and access to the rear garden, thus providing a most useful boot room.
The staircase with timber handrail leads from the reception hall to the first floor landing area with a return of the handrail and balustrade and white panelled doors radiating to all rooms.
Master Bedroom has a rear elevation with twin windows offering outstanding unspoilt views across the rear gardens and countryside beyond. This room is immaculately presented and has an excellent range of fitted wardrobes.
Ensuite bathroom also with access from the landing and having a modern white suite, oval bath, side mounted mixer tap and shower attachment, vanity unit with semi recessed hand basin, wc and chrome towel rail.
Bedroom two is a smart double with a window overlooking the front of the property. Bedroom three is a further double bedroom with built-in wardrobe units and window to the front. Bedroom Four has sliding doors to a built-in wardrobe with storage cupboards above and a window to the front.
The Family Bathroom is well laid out with a large main bath and shower room having tiled floor, off-set corner bath with mixer tap, wc, bidet, vanity unit with semi recessed hand basin, large walk-in shower with glazed shower screen and thermostatic shower.
A timber open tread staircase leads from the first floor landing leads to the second floor (Bedroom Five). The fabulous loft conversion has created a superb space which is currently in use as a large open plan room having a variety of potential uses or easily sub divided into a number of rooms and having two dormer windows to the front, two dormer windows and conservation skylight to the rear, access to the loft space and a door to a large walk-in storage cupboard.
The property stands well back from the road behind an attractive deep lawned foregarden with fenced and hedged boundaries, a mature cherry tree and a tarmacadam driveway with gravelled turning space offering ample parking for a number of cars.
The garage has a roller shutter door, lighting, power and an inner door to the study/sitting room.
Rear Gardens - A very special feature of this superb family home is the equally superb garden to match. Substantial and well stocked the grounds have been beautifully maintained by the present owners and have several areas of interest. To the top of the garden at the side of the house, a wrought iron gate to the left opens to a useful bin store area and a covered side passageway/lobby which allows access to the rear garden and patio area. The garden is very well laid out and stocked with mature hedges, neat shaped lawns and an array of beautiful shrubbed beds. There are a large number of mature trees a beautiful summer house with a lovely sitting area. Beyond the summer house is a further lawned area and a five bar gate opens to a most charming lawned orchard and play area for children. The garden benefits from complete privacy and outstanding open countryside views beyond.
Seller Insight - This exquisitely cared for and extended 5 bedroom three storey house in the delightful village of Hampton in Arden has been the family home of the current owners for more than two decades. “We fell in love with the house and garden backed by open fields.”
A beautiful kitchen and breakfast area, bright, spacious lounge and elegantly presented dining room contribute to the well thought out living accommodation, while a second family room and office open out onto the garden through large patio doors. All first floor bedrooms are generously proportioned with large windows letting in plenty of natural daylight, the master bedroom is ensuite and there is a large family bathroom. The second floor, which is open plan, is a versatile family games room or supplementary bedroom which can easily be divided into several rooms to make a self-contained living area. “We have put a lot of work into renovating the property to create our perfect home,” say the owners, “investing in the house to make it what it is today.”
The garden is a particularly remarkable feature of the property, well established and stretching over 300 feet to the rear. Sweeping lawns with trees and shrub borders curve out from a pleasant patio seating area perfect for al fresco dining and outdoor entertaining. The garden is extensively planted with ornamental trees and shrubs, with a wooded area and large vegetable plot. There is a small well-designed Summer House, especially beautiful in spring and summer. The front garden provides a pretty welcome to the property with its cherry trees, birch and colourful flowers yet still retaining parking for several cars.
The property enjoys a charming village location in the popular Hampton in Arden, which lies just 4 miles from the centre of Solihull despite being surrounded by open greenbelt countryside.
The village boasts a local shop, Post Office, pubs, a well-regarded primary school, surgery and pharmacy. It has an active sports and tennis club. “There are extensive community and sporting activities,” say the owners, “so there is always a lot going on in this picturesque village.” An historic church with Norman origins also sits within the village. Transport is excellent, with the village railway station offering commuter services to Birmingham New Street, London Euston and the Airport. Junctions 5 and 6 of the local M42 lead to the Midlands motorway network and the HS2 Interchange station will be just two miles away.
“As well as having fantastic views, the house is nicely oriented to make the most of the natural daylight, with sunlight streaming into the back of the house in the morning whilst the lounge is due west so gets the best of the afternoon sun.”
“We shall miss the privacy and quietness of the property. It is so extraordinarily peaceful here that when you sit in the garden, all you can hear is the chatter of the birds. This is a lovely serene place to live.”
“We love all of the rooms as they are so light with large windows. Our particular favourite is the spacious master bedroom with en-suite”
“We have a large patio for entertaining, with parking for at least 8 cars to the front of the house. The large dining room is the perfect space for relaxed Sunday lunches with family or friends”
* These comments are the personal views of the current owner and are included as an insight into life at the property. They have not been independently verified, should not be relied on without verification and do not necessarily reflect the views of the agent.
Services To The Property - Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected
Local Authority - Local Council: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
The property is Freehold
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