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Church Lane, Barford, Warwick
Offers over £1,200,000, 6 bedrooms, character property


Key features

  • Substantial Listed Residence
  • Flexible 5 - 6 bedrooms
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Stunning Breakfast Kitchen
  • Three bathrooms
  • Private Gardens 0.25 Acre
  • Extension Parking & Garage
  • Wealth of Character Features

Property Description

This Grade II Listed character residence is located in an enviable position in the heart of this desirable village. The versatile 5/6 bedroom accommodation affords: Reception hall, living room, lovely kitchen, orangery, cloakroom, utility, computer room, study/music room, family room, ground floor bedroom & WC, master bedroom with luxury en-suite, children's wing with two bedrooms & sitting room, two shower rooms, extensive parking, secluded gardens and a 17ft spa pool and garage.

The popular village of Barford has a very lively community shop with Internet café, a thriving drama group, playgroup, nursery, art gallery, school and pubs. There are some beautiful walks to be taken from the house and Warwick Castle parklands are also close by. Access to major road and rail services are only a few minutes drive away and Warwick, Leamington Spa and Stratford are very near for major shopping, sight-seeing or the theatre.

The property enjoys a wealth of period features to include exposed timbers and fine roof trusses, exposed brickwork, antique fireplaces with an inglenook in the music room. In the former cottages are antique boarded floors, ancient front door and an attractive Arts & Crafts fireplace in the shower room. The kitchen, has a limestone floor and painted units with island unit, Lacanche range cooker and integrated appliances. Bright and sunny orangery/breakfast room, living room, sitting room and bedroom 6 to the ground floor. Stunning master bedroom suite to the first floor with fitted oak furniture and huge en suite, 4 further bedrooms, 2 shower rooms & attic studio on the second floor. Outside, there is extensive parking and a garage. In all the gardens and grounds extend to approximately 0.25 acre.

Entrance Lobby
Oak Parquet floor, downlighter, exposed timbers and brickwork with Internal leaded light glazed window with matching doors to the Reception Hall and Living Room.

Living Room 8.40m x 4.46m max
The living room, formerly the attached barn, is over 27ft long and has a wealth of exposed timbers, projecting brick open fireplace, period style radiator, downlighters and sealed unit double glazed leaded light windows to both the front and rear aspects.

Reception Hall
Matching parquet flooring, period style radiator, downlighters, under stairs Cloaks/Storage Cupboards. Staircase to First Floor, exposed timbers and brickwork, boiler room housing the Worcester gas fired boiler, secondary glazed leaded light window to front aspect and a further feature porthole to the front aspect. Door to the Orangery and an opening with steps rise to:

Inner Lobby
Tiled floor, built-in storage cupboards, leaded light secondary glazed window to rear aspect. Latched door to:

Utility Room 4.71m x 2.91m
Matching tiled floor, Period style radiator, range of base and eye level storage cupboards, worktops with inset Belfast style sink with mixer tap. Space for domestic appliance, integrated fridge. Secondary glazed leaded light windows to front and rear aspects, traditional solid casement door to front aspect. Opening to:

Study Area
Built-in part glazed display cabinet with adjacent display shelving, tiled floor, downlighters. Period style radiator, leaded light secondary glazed window to front aspect, solid casement door to rear aspect. Doors to:

WC, tiled worktop and splashbacks with inset ceramic skink, eye level storage cupboards. Period style radiator, tiled floor and secondary glazed leaded light window to rear aspect.

Inner Lobby.
Exposed timbers and panelling, ancient casement door to the front aspect. Staircase rising to First Floor. Latched door to:

Piano/Music Room 5.12m x 2.79m
This versatile room has a flagstone floor, period style radiator, wealth of exposed timbers, wiring for wall lights, Inglenook style open fireplace, under stairs storage and secondary glazed windows to the front and rear aspects. Latched door to:

Sitting Room 5.19m x 4.35m
Again having a wealth of exposed ceiling and wall beams, period style radiator, attractive brick and stone surround open fireplace with tiled canopy and wooden mantel. Secondary glazed leaded light windows to the front and rear aspects and a latched door leads to:

Ground Floor Bedroom Six 6.34m x 3.61m
Oak parquet floor, cast iron period fireplace, exposed timbers, secondary glazed leaded light bay window to the front aspect with window seating. Built-in book/display area to chimney alcove, secondary glazed windows to the side and rear aspects and a latched door to:

WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor, radiator, wall light point, downlighter and a leaded light secondary glazed window, downlighters.

Breakfast Kitchen 5.99m x 3.98m
Having a limestone floor with an attractive range of painted units, stone worktops and upturns with a double bowl Belfast style sink unit with mixer tap. Lacanche range cooker with a concealed extractor unit over, Fisher and Paykel dishwasher, housing for an American style fridge/freezer, breakfast island with matching worktops, downlighters, period style radiator, part leaded light glazed display cabinet, leaded light secondary glazed window to side aspect and a feature bow window overlooking the rear patio. Opening to:

Orangery 5.71m x 3.40m
Limestone floor, painted exposed brickwork, downlighters, wiring for wall lights, large double glazed roof lantern with an electric rooflight, double glazed windows part of which are bi-fold with views of the gardens, radiator and double glazed double opening doors provide access to the gardens.

The first floor is in two parts; one with a fine master bedroom which is as follows:

Landing One
Period style radiator, exposed timber and floor, secondary glazed leaded light window to front aspect. Latched doors to:

Master Bedroom 5.26m x 4.32m
Having an extensive range of bedroom furniture which provides ample hanging rail, drawer and storage space with display area and leaded light secondary glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, Latched door to:

En-Suite Bathroom
This huge bathroom has a freestanding roll top bath with side mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment, WC, His and Hers vanity unit with marble top and splashbacks with drawer beneath. Large tiled shower enclosure with fixed head drench shower and separate hand held shower, decorative wall panelling, period style radiator, chrome heated towel rail, downlighters, exposed beams, built in Linen/Storage Cupboard with adjacent cupboard housing a hot water cylinder and secondary glazed leaded light windows to side and rear aspects,

Bedroom Two 5.01m x 3.43m
Period style radiator, original floorboards, exposed timbers, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and secondary glazed leaded light windows to front and rear aspects.

Period style suite comprising roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, shower enclosure with shower system, WC. Chrome heated towel rail, exposed timbers and floorboards, wall light points. Latched door revealing Airing Cupboard with hot water cylinder and a secondary glazed leaded light window to rear aspect.

From the landing a steep wooden staircase with wrought iron handrail and trap door leads to:

Attic Studio 8.62 x 4.66m max
Built-in storage cupboard with hanging rail space, angled ceilings, exposed timbers, radiator and a small dormer window to the rear aspect.

Landing Two
Exposed timbers, downlighters, secondary glazed leaded light window to the rear. Latched door revealing the Airing Cupboard with Megaflo tank. Latched doors lead to the shower room and bedroom four and wooden steps rise Bedroom three.

Bedroom Three 4.40m x 4.07m
Angled ceiling, exposed timbers and floorboards, radiator, a low level latched door allows access to useful storage area, double glazed rooflight and a secondary double glazed window to front aspect.

Shower Room
Modern white suite comprising tiled shower enclosure with Grohe shower system. WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shaver point, chrome heated towel rail, downlighters and a secondary glazed leaded light window.

Bedroom Four 4.72m x 4.27m
Exposed timbers, downlighters, radiator, corner vanity unit with wash hand basin and a wide leaded light secondary glazed Dormer style window to rear aspect. Interconnecting latched door to:

Teenage/Children's Sitting Room 4.42m x 4.41m
Corner vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, radiator, exposed timbers and a wide leaded light secondary glazed window to rear aspects. Four steps with wooden hand rail and latched door leads to:

Bedroom Five 4.41m x 4.40m
Part angled ceiling, exposed timbers, downlighters and two double glazed rooflights.

In front of the property is an area of brick paved a stoned parking for up to five cars with access to the garage.

Garage 5.51m x 4.30m
Having traditional wooden doors with power and light.

The main garden behind and to the side of the house is private, with a high brick wall to the lane and hedging behind, with lawns, mature stocked borders, 2 brick and tiled Victorian garden stores and hand gate to the recreational field behind the property. The gardens also enjoy the luxury of a17 ft spa pool.

The property is understood to be freehold, although we have not inspected the relevant documentation to confirm this.

All mains services are understood to be connected. NB We have not tested the heating, domestic hot water system, kitchen appliances or other services and whilst believing them to be satisfactory working order and cannot give warranties in these respects. Interested parties are invited to make their own enquires.

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Mr Skuse