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6 bedroom manor house for sale

Wolverton, Stratford-upon-Avon

Guide Price £3,500,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Wolverton Court is truly remarkable property, set in a slightly elevated position towards the edge of a popular village offering uninterrupted panoramic views of the surrounding Warwickshire countryside and beyond. This highly versatile home has been beautifully renovated throughout by the current owners, who have succeeded in creating a modern, ergonomic home, with retained character and charm. Extensive works have been completed to bring the house into the 21st century, which includes a state of the art ground source heating system which services the hot water, radiators and under floor heating and comes with a 7 year domestic RHI (renewable heat incentive) payment of approximately £30,000 per annum (expiry 2024). Coupled with the re-landscaped formal gardens and enclosed paddocks with ancillary outbuildings, the property also provides the perfect equestrian or lifestyle home.

On approach, you pass through an electrically operated gate with sweeping gravel driveway to an attractive circular parking area, this driveway also provides secure access to the equestrian facilities which branch off in a due south west direction. There is a secondary driveway access to the main house which leads to the four-bay open carport and formal lower reception hallway. On entering the property from this point, you are greeted with a double height galleried hall with original stone flooring, solid oak staircase and contrasting glass balustrade. There is a guest WC, boot room and wine stores, together with independent access to the fully equipped annexe / guest suite, family room and utility room at this level. To the upper floor, a central hallway and gallery walkway leads to each of the three beautifully presented reception rooms, each offering a combination of high ceilings, attractive views, stone or marble fireplaces and herringbone limed oak flooring, notably the dining room has an imposing inglenook fireplace and period wood panelling to walls. The inspiring family kitchen has been bespoke designed and installed by McCarran & Co kitchens and boasts an array of hand painted units which contrast with a large Aqua Georgian Marble Island and Raw Concrete Caesarstone Tops. Appliances include a super 4 Oven Electric Aims Aga (Aga Intelligent Management System), Miele oven, steam oven and warming drawer, induction hob, fridge, freezer and Gaggenau dishwasher. This vast room has high vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, space for occasional and more formal dining and Contura log burner to compliment the under-floor heating. From here you can also access the useful study/family room.

A winding staircase with elegant handrail leads to the upper floors. To the first, there are three double bedrooms, each with luxurious en-suite facilities, the master notably offers an indulgent en-suite bath and shower room complete with a feature nickel plated 'Hurlingham'' free-standing bath, oversize shower enclosure and 'his n hers' hand-made stone top Vanity Unit leading to a large dressing room. There is also a separate laundry room. To the second, there are a further 2 double bedrooms both with glazed Juliet balconies which afford fabulous rural views and there is a further bedroom / sitting room and a final luxury bathroom which is extremely well appointed with a period style suite and solid marble tiling throughout.

Externally, the formal gardens have been tastefully landscaped and lie on two sides of the of the property, taking full advantage of the south-facing aspect. The former tennis court is identified by the well-manicured yew hedgerows, and recently laid stone paving extends to the house which provides the perfect space to entertain. The four enclosed paddocks (two large, two small) are well positioned for ease of access and seclusion from the main house and are serviced with water and electricity and are also accompanied by two stables and a tack room. In all this area extends to approximately 7 acres.

** In addition to the main house, there is the opportunity for a purchaser to acquire the former stables and dairy, which benefit from residential planning for conversion into two, four-bedroom homes planning ref: 17/00894/FUL. The former detached Gardener's Cottage requires complete renovation and has pre-planning approval for an attractive replacement 4-bedroom dwelling of circa 2,000 sq ft. For more information, please contact John Shepherd Vaughan on 01789 292 659. **


GENERAL INFORMATION Stratford-upon-Avon via A439 Warwick Road, pass the Welcombe Hills hotel and golf club, turning left into Ingon Lane (signposted Snitterfield). Continue for some distance onto Kings Lane then turn left onto White Horse Hill (signposted Snitterfield), pass the village shop, at the junction to turn right onto Wolverton Road. Leaving the Snitterfield continue towards Wolverton for some distance, upon approach the subject property will be located to the right, set beyond double opening electric gates.

Subjective comments in these details imply the opinion of the selling Agent at the time these details were prepared. Naturally, the opinions of purchasers may differ.

Agents Note: We have not tested any of the electrical, central heating or sanitaryware appliances. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the workings of the relevant items. Floor plans are for identification purposes only and not to scale. All room measurements and mileages quoted in these sales particulars are approximate.

Fixtures and Fittings: All those items mentioned in these particulars by way of fixtures and fittings are deemed to be included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded. However, we would always advise that this is confirmed by the purchaser at the point of offer.

Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Services: Mains electric, water and drainage are understood to be connected to the property. Heating is by way of a ground source heating system.

Local Authority: Stratford-upon-Avon District Council. Council Tax Band H.

In line with The Money Laundering Regulations 2007 we are duty bound to carry out due diligence on all of our clients to confirm their identity. Rather than traditional methods in which you would have to produce multiple utility bills and a photographic ID we use an electronic verification system. This system allows us to verify you from basic details using electronic data, however it is not a credit check of any kind so will have no effect on you or your credit history. You understand that we will undertake a search with Experian for the purposes of verifying your identity. To do so Experian may check the details you supply against any particulars on any database (public or otherwise) to which they have access. They may also use your details in the future to assist other companies for verification purposes. A record of the search will be retained.

To complete our quality service, John Shepherd & Vaughan is pleased to offer the following:-

Free Valuation: Please contact the office on 01789 292659 to make an appointment.

Residential Lettings and Management: If you are interested in letting out your property or are considering renting a property, please contact 01564 771776.

Professional Survey Department: If this property should not meet your requirements and you decide to purchase a property not marketed by ourselves, we would be delighted to offer our professional services to you should you require an independent survey on the property you intend to purchase. We offer a full range of professional surveys including the RICS Home Buyers' Survey and Valuation Reports, and full Building Surveys. For professional survey and valuation advice therefore, please do not hesitate to contact our Survey Department on 01564 786626.

John Shepherd Conveyancing: Very competitive fixed price rates agreed with our panel of local experienced and respected Solicitors. Please contact this office for further details or go to

Financial Services: John Shepherd & Vaughan work with Lomond Mortgage Services offering face to face mortgage advice to suit your needs. LMS are part of one of the UK's largest award winning mortgage brokers and can offer you expert mortgage advice, searching over 11,000 different mortgages from 90+ lenders to find the right deal for you. Please contact Matthew Tyler at our Solihull office on 0121 703 1869 for further details or to arrange a free appointment. 

John Shepherd & Vaughan, for themselves and for the vendors of the property whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of a contract or offer, and are produced in good faith and set out as a general guide only. The vendor does not make or give, and neither John Shepherd & Vaughan nor any person in his employment, has an authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.


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