6 bedroom barn conversion for saleHoly Cross Lane, Belbroughton, Stourbridge, DY9
A Unique Family Home With 6 Plus Bedrooms, Retaining Many Period Features And Situated With Approximately 9.1 Acres.
Reception Hall, Laundry, Kitchen Breakfast Room, Study, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Four Bedrooms, Two Dressing Rooms, One En Suite Bathroom Room With Separate Shower, Two En Suite Shower Rooms. One Kitchenette, One Cloakroom. A Single Storey Barn Off Main Kitchen With Large Sitting Room, Kitchen Area, Shower Room & Two Bedrooms. Detached Stable Block With Plumbing. Quadruple Garage With Log Store. In All Approximately 8.316 Acres. (There Is An Adjoining Field Available For Purchase If Required, By Separate Negotiation). EPC = E, 4209 - 5264 Sq. Ft.
Situation: White Lodge Barn is situated within the beautiful village of Belbroughton which is a pretty north Worcestershire village poplar for its attractive rural surroundings, handy local facilities and excellent communication links via road and rail.
Historically Belbroughton was a medieval village developed around the 14th century church of the Holy Trinity. The area has strong agricultural and industrial heritage dating back to the 19th century when the area was the centre for scythe making. Milestones are still evident in the construction of many of the buildings and mill pools and forges can still be seen along the course of Bel Brook. Belbroughton offers good everyday amenities within the village comprising of a village shop with post office, a café, recreational centre, flood lit tennis court and a cricket club. Belbroughton also has renowned public houses and restaurants including The Queens and The Talbot. More extensive shops and amenities are available in the nearby conurbations of Hagley, Bromsgrove, Kidderminster and Stourbridge. These included a railway station with regular services to Worcester and Birmingham New Street with onward direct links to London and the regions throughout the UK. In addition to the excellent local state school system there are number of highly regarded independent schools easily accessible including Bromsgrove School, Winterfold in Chaddesley Corbett, the schools of King Edwards VI in Birmingham, The Blue Coat School and Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham. RGS and the Kings School in Worcester are also within an easy and accessible distance. For commuters there is easy access to central Birmingham and numerous other regional centres and the motorway network both the M5 and M42 lie close at hand. The M42 links onto the M40 and the main route from London to the West Midlands. Birmingham International Airport is close at hand off junction 6, just 24 miles from Belbroughton.
Description: White Lodge Barn is entered through an oak stable door and into a reception hall with oak floorboards. An adjoining door leads to the laundry room, which has floor and wall mounted fitted units with Belfast sink, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. It has a flagstone floor.
The reception hall leads into the stunning open plan kitchen, which has charcoal Porcelanosa tiling with underfloor heating, a range of fitted floor and wall mounted kitchen units hand made by Elgar Furniture. The kitchen incorporates integrated appliances including a dishwasher, two oven Aga as well as a microwave/combi oven. The extensive worktops are Baltic brown granite. There is an island and breakfast bar.
Double doors from the kitchen breakfast room lead into the dining room which features a gas fireplace and double doors leading out onto the garden. Circumnavigating the dining room is a corridor which has a door leading into a study as well as a downstairs cloakroom. The corridor ends up on the individual and unique sitting room where there is a Clearview wood burning stove set within an inglenook fireplace with redbrick surround. There is a door into the private rear walled garden and there is another entrance door to White Lodge Barn in the front glazed wagon arch.
From the (ground floor) sitting room there is a door leading through to a large area providing two double bedrooms, shower room and a small kitchenette and this area could easily become a self-contained annex for a dependent relative that requires ground floor living.
The former milking parlour has double doors which lead from the kitchen and step down onto a Porcelanosa tiled floor where there is a large living area with an open plan kitchen area providing a sink, gas hob and cooker. A corridor to the side leads to the two double bedrooms and a door into a shower room. The shower room has a large double shower, twin sinks and is floored with an Indonesian pebble flooring. All of this area has underfloor heating serviced by a condensing mains gas boiler.
The stunning curved ash staircase leads to an upstairs sitting room and galleried landing with pitched roof ceiling exposing timbers and beams. To either side of this there are two double bedrooms with vaulted ceilings including the master bedroom, which has a large dressing room and a large bath and shower room en suite. The other bedroom with exposed beams and dressing room also has an en suite shower room.
This beautifully converted property has many period features including oak window frames and doors, wagon arch windows, exposed beams and timbers throughout.
The property is situated in 0.7 acres of gardens including the delightful walled garden to the rear of the property, which offers many herbaceous borders within a southerly facing aspect. To the front of the house is a lawn area interspersed with maturing trees and a block paved driveway leading up to the quadruple garage, which is a former cart house and constructed with ship beams. To the side there is a useful log store. Surrounding the property there are further lawns and to the other side of the driveway there is a wild flower bank interspersed with fruit trees. Beside the kitchen there is a lovely pool patio garden. The land is situated through the garden gate across a small track and past the stable and this paddock totals approximately 8.316 acres. It comes with a detached red brick stable block which is currently used as a self-contained office. The field has two areas of woodland planting and a small pool.
Services: Mains gas, electricity, water, private septic tank, security alarm system. Superfast Broadband is available within the area.
Agents Note One: Purchasers should be aware that there is a footpath to the end of the field which provides the new owners with unlimited access across the glorious adjoining countryside.
Agents Note Two: The driveway to the property from the road to where you turn off left is owned by the neighbouring White Lodge, and White Lodge Barn has a full right of access along the track. The driveway from the left turning down to the barn is owned by White Lodge Barn.
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