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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Warwick Road, Lapworth

Sold STC £5,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A home of Exceptional Quality within a Parkland Setting
  • Main House with 5 Bedrooms, 5 En-Suites & 3 Dressing Rooms
  • Stunning Open Plan Family Kitchen plus 3 Reception Rooms, Wine Cellar & Cinema Room
  • Detached Accommodation within Grounds for Entertaining / Guests
  • Swimming Pool Complex, Tennis Court, Attached Office / Annex & generous Garaging Facilities
  • All in About 31 Acres of Formal Gardens and Meadow * EPC Rating E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION Lapworth has long been considered a highly desirable village, enjoying a delightful rural environment whilst still being easily accessible to the larger villages of Knowle and Dorridge. Lapworth contains excellent Inns, local shop and post office, village hall, St Mary the Virgin Parish Church and junior and infant school, Doctor's surgery, cricket club, amateur dramatics society, local history Group and the W.I. In addition there are lovely walks along the towpath of the Grand Union canal to other villages of interest. In addition there are two National Trust Properties in the vicinity - Packwood House and Baddesley Clinton. 

DISTANCES Dorridge: 4 miles, Solihull: 7 miles, Warwick: 8.5 miles, Leamington Spa: 11 miles, Stratford upon Avon: 13 miles

M.42 (J.4) 4.2 miles, M.40 (J.15) 9.2 miles, Birmingham International Airport 10.5 miles, National Exhibition Centre 11 miles

Direct Trains from Dorridge via the Chiltern Line to London Marylebone - 1hr 40 minutes and from Warwick Parkway approx. 1hr 25 minutes

Commuter train services to Birmingham( 35 minutes) and Birmingham International Airport from Lapworth Station: 0.9 miles
 

SCHOOLING Warwick Prep School (Warwick) The Croft Prep School (Stratford-upon-Avon)

Secondary Schools include, Saint Martins Girls School, Solihull School (independent boys and Girls), Kings Edward VIII (Independent boys, Birmingham), Leamington Spa - Kingsley School for Girls and Arnold Lodge School (Independent) Warwick - Warwick School (independent boys) and Kings High (Independent girls) Arden Academy Knowle (comprehensive) and Stratford Grammar School.
 

SPORTING & LEISURE There are numerous sporting and leisure facilities in the vicinity, including local Cricket Clubs, Golf Clubs and Leisure centres. There is also racing from Stratford upon Avon and Warwick, Polo at Southam and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre at Stratford upon Avon 

TUDOR GABLES 783 SQ.M (8.430 ST.FT.) INCLUDING ATTACHED OUTBUILDING 

Tudor Gables is one of those rare properties that combines exceptional quality and style with a stunning contemporary interior in a beautiful parkland private setting. The present owners have spared no expense either in the quality of the fittings, nor in the landscaping of the grounds.
The automatic wrought iron gates give access to an impressive entrance opening into a tree-lined Sureset driveway which leads up to the front of the house, turning circle and parking beyond.

The impressive reception hall with hardwood flooring sets the tone for the remainder of the accommodation which includes a superbly proportioned drawing room, separate dining room, excellent family room and stairs leading down to the lower ground floor with cinema/media room and bespoke temperature controlled wine cellar with built in hand made racking.

The kitchen and breakfast room, at the heart of the property has been fitted by Mark Wilkinson with a range of Cherrywood Units below polished black granite worktops and as you would expect with a house of this calibre, the kitchen is fully equipped with a range of appliances which include, integrated fridge/freezer and wine chiller, Gaggenau double oven, dual hobs, built in steamer, combination oven/microwave with warming tray, chiller drawer and two dishwashers. The breakfast area with bay window and curved fitted bench seating takes full advantage of the amazing garden views.

Leading from the breakfast kitchen is an excellent useful Boot Room, plus Utility and second cloakroom.

The specification of the fittings to this home include marble, slate and hardwood flooring, bespoke door furniture to the hardwood doors, contemporary fireplaces, Villeroy & Boch bathroom fittings including Methven taps, Lutron lighting, surround sound system, partial air conditioning and underfloor heating, CCTV, LED lighting, automatic blinds and double glazing throughout.

On the first floor is the truly outstanding principal bedroom with two dressing rooms and large fully equipped en suite bathroom. There are four further bedroom suites and additional dressing room to Bedroom 2.

Attached to the main house is the Gardeners Room, separate cloakroom and double garage.
 

ANNEXE - 150 SQ.M (1,617 SQ.FT.) The attached annexe offers triple car garage with spacious office, kitchenette and separate W.C. and offers scope for alteration/additional accommodation to the main house if required (Subject to the relevant consents) 

TEA HOUSE - 51 SQ.M (550 SQ.FT) This charming Tea House is a tailor- made retreat enjoying a private slightly elevated position on one of the ponds and providing a little haven for guests, or from anyone wishing to work from home. Offering a living room with kitchen area, double bedroom and bathroom, The Tea House is a secluded place to soak up the private surroundings from the timber decked entertaining area - a real gem! 

OUTDOOR HEATING SWIMMING POOL The pool is in an enclosed setting with pool pavilion having surround sound system, changing room, plant and stores and raised entertaining area with Jacuzzi.  

FLOODLIT ASTROTURF TENNIS COURT  

HEILPAD WITH HARD SURFACE ACCESS  

SEPARATE STABLING Currently used as implement and machinery stores. Additional large machinery store. 

GARDENS & GROUNDS The spectacular gardens provide a wonderful parkland setting to this fabulous home and include broad sweeping lawns, interspersed with a variety of mixed broadleaf and softwood trees. There are a series of beautiful ponds and a walled rose garden with box parterre, plus brick paved paths interspersed with lavender and herbaceous borders. The topiary includes yew, box, bay and holly

Mature trees include oak, ash, wellingtonia, pine, spruce, as well as several rare species including Japanese pine 'cloud' trees. Various paths around the garden are illuminated with up-lighting to several trees.

The extensive paved entertaining area is flanked by lawns, external lighting and sound system facility with steps rising up to a level lawn or croquet area. There is further paved seating area to the rear of the house.

A secondary driveway provides access for staff, implements or horsebox etc., which leads to a Wash down and turning area and The Tea House beyond.

The wildflower meadow of about 8.5 acres has a separate road access and is ideal for amenity or grazing and is held on a 175 year lease from September 2007 (show hatched on the land plan)

IN ALL ABOUT 31.83 ACRES
 

Directions: From the agents office in Hockley Heath proceed south along the A3400 Stratford Road and turn immediately left into the Old Warwick Road signposted Lapworth and Warwick. Continue along the Old Warwick Road for approximately 2 miles passing over the canal bridge and the entrance to Tudor Gables will be found on the left hand side.

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 and part long leasehold.

Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Central heating is by way of an oil fired system.

Local Authority: Warwick District Council.

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