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Walcote House, Sandy Lane, Blackdown, Leamington Spa
Price Guide £799,000, 2 bedrooms, flat, for sale

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Property Description

A unique opportunity to acquire a quite spectacular triplex apartment of immense style and character, recently subject to complete refurbishment to an exceptional standard to sympathetically retain much of the property's original character features with a high level of wifi controlled modern equipment, providing two bedroomed and two bathroomed accommodation and featuring original drawing room and impressive open plan living/kitchen arrangement of note within this attractive Edwardian period country house conversion. NO CHAIN.

Walcote House
Is an attractive Edwardian period country house located approximately a mile to the north of the town centre, with historical associations with Field Marshall Bernard Law Montgomery of Second World War Fame who is believed to have resided there after hostilities ended. Set in extensive private communal grounds, converted to provide six self-contained apartments of varying sizes. The location is within easy reach of an excellent range of facilities and amenities including shops within Leamington Spa, a variety of well regarded private and state schools and an excellent range of recreational facilities. The location is also convenient for access to a number of other work centres including Kenilworth, Coventry and Warwick and the motorway network is within easy access. Walcote House has consistently proved to be a very popular location.

ehB Residential are pleased to offer 1 Walcote House which is a unique opportunity to acquire a spectacular triplex apartment of immense style and character, providing beautifully proportioned two bedroomed and two bathroomed accommodation, which has been subject to complete sympathetic modernisation and refurbishment to a quite exceptional standard to retain a wealth of original character features throughout the property with a high level of modern appointment. Great lengths have been taken to refurbish the property in sympathy with its origins. The extensive panelling to the ground floor and wooden oak chevron flooring being particularly noteworthy.

The property also includes an exceptionally high level of appointment throughout, the impressively fitted living/kitchen and bathrooms and a particular feature of the accommodation is the magnificent drawing room with all original features throughout being particularly noteworthy and twin car parking facility. The agents consider internal inspection of this exceptional property to be essential for the grandeur, character, size, level of appointment and situation to be fully appreciated.
In detail the accommodation comprises:

Magnificent Communal Entrance Hall
With original Minton tiled floor and stone fireplace, with coved cornice and original staircase and balustrade off with timber and glazed panelled door leading to the...

Private Reception Hall 5.72m x 2.82m (18'9" x 9'3")
Being half panelled with wooden oak chevron floor, cast iron period style radiator, downlighters, staircase to first floor and oak staircase to lower ground floor.

Magnificent Drawing Room 10.31m x 7.24m max (33'10" x 23'9" max)
With wooden oak chevron flooring, picture rail, original freeze, ornate plastered ceiling over, original fireplace with flagstone hearth with wood burner, flanked by twin French doors leading to the private walled garden, bespoke panelling to dado height with four cast iron period style radiators, walk in cupboard off with gas fired central heating boiler and programmer, unique ceiling hung designer lighting, glazed panelled connecting doors lead to the...

Magnificent Refitted Living/Kitchen 6.71m x 5.56m (22' x 18'3")
With matching wooden oak chevron flooring, two cast iron period style radiators, twin tall sash windows, coved cornice, downlighters, original ornate period fireplace feature with cast iron and tiled insert, tiled hearth, extensive range of attractive light grey faced base cupboard and drawer units with complimentary granite work surfaces and returns, matching range of high level cupboards incorporating glazed fronted display units, inset sink unit with mixer tap and boiling water facility, built in dishwasher, adjoining range of three quarter height units including larder unit and fridge freezer, wifi controlled Neff combination microwave oven with plate warmer under and conventional oven also with plate warmer, matching island unit with matching range of units and work surface with inset sink unit with mixer tap, integrated wine rack, Neff four ring ceramic induction hob unit with integrated extractor, unique designer lighting over.

Accessed from Reception Hall is a...

Lobby
Being half panelled with matching wooden oak chevron flooring, downlighters.

Refitted Cloakroom/WC
With vanity incorporating wash hand basin with mixer tap, low flush WC, extractor fan, downlighters.

Utility Room 1.93m x 2.34m (6'4" x 7'8")
With matching oak block flooring and period style cast iron radiator, timber and glazed panelled rear door leading to pedestrian rear access, range of matching grey base cupboard and drawer units with appliance space for automatic washing machine, vented for tumble drier, granite work surfaces and returns, matching range of high level cupboards, inset sink unit with mixer tap, further full height units being bespoke half panelled and leading from the reception hall is a panelled staircase to the...

Lower Ground Floor

Master Bedroom Suite 4.67m x 5.36m (15'4" x 17'7")
With wifi controlled under floor heating, high quality wood effect flooring, period style cast iron radiator, downlighters, ceiling hung designer bedside lighting with alcove.

En-Suite Study 1.98m x 1.37m (6'6" x 4'6")
With built in desk and alcove with shelves, matching flooring.

En-Suite Dressing Room
With fitted shelves, two open wardrobes with hanging rails, doors leading to further storage area.

En-Suite Bathroom/WC 2.29m x 1.85m (7'6" x 6'1")
Being tiled with tiled floor, underfloor heating, panelled bath and mixer tap, shower attachment, wall hung vanity unit with granite top and wash hand basin with wall hung mixer tap, low flush WC with concealed cistern, shower cubicle with integrated shower unit, chrome heated towel rail and designer mirror feature.

Staircase Leading from Reception Hall
Being bespoke panelled leads to the...

First Floor Landing
With tubular radiator.

Bedroom 5.33m x 4.27m (17'6" x 14')
With wifi controlled underfloor heating, windows to two aspects, period fireplace feature with tiled hearth, cast iron grate, coving to ceiling, picture rail, attractive patterned wood effect flooring. Access to roof space (with further potential for conversion to additional bedroom/dressing room - subject to the usual consents and permission).

Refitted Shower Room/WC
Being tiled with tiled floor, under floor heating, tiled shower cubicle with integrated shower unit, vanity unit with wash hand basin, mixer tap, illuminated mirror over, low flush WC, extractor fan.

Outside
Walcote House is approached via a security gated tarmacked sweeping drive to twin designated car parking facility. Access from the drawing room also leads to a private walled garden area which is paved and gravelled with inset lighting.

The development is surrounded by extensive mature grounds of note.

Tenure
The property is understood to be leasehold although we have not inspected the relevant documentation to confirm this. We understand there to be 998 years remaining of a 999 year lease, being with a share of the freehold, service charge is £2,100 pa and a peppercorn ground rent. Please verify this information with your legal advisers. Further details upon request.

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

Council Tax
Council Tax is £185 per month.

Location
Proceeding north from our office via Clarendon Place. On reaching the traffic island take the second exit into Northumberland Road proceeding for its entirety turning left onto Kenilworth Road. On reaching the traffic island bear right as signposted towards Stoneleigh turning left shortly into Sandy Lane whereupon access to Walcote House will be located on the left hand side.

"Hi Juliana, now that the sale has been completed, I would like to say thank you to EHB for the friendly, professional and efficient service. Kind regards, Louis Skiffington "
Mr L Skiffington