Rookery Lane, Lowsonford, Henley-in-Arden

£1,425,000 Guide Price
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Property Summary

A beautiful detached period property in a picturesque setting. GIA 3,638 sq ft.

Entrance Hall & WC/Cloaks Inglenook Two Zone Drawing Room Vaulted Family Room
Formal Dining Room Study Kitchen
Utility Room / Summer Kitchen Cellar
Five Bedrooms, Master & Guest Bedrooms with En Suites
Large Separate Shower Room
Outbuildings including Stores, Workshops, Double Garage & Stables
Formal Gardens & Paddocks Extending to Approximately 3 Acres.

Full Details

White Horse Cottage is a fine period detached home which has been beautifully remodelled and maintained throughout by the current owners, also further improved with several sympathetic extensions to improve the available space and general flow of accommodation. The property originally dates back to the 19th century and was one of several pubs servicing the village and neighbouring resident and rural workers, later converted into a cobbler's in the early 20th century and then into a residential dwelling sometime after. In all the grounds extend to approximately 3 acres and benefit from a peaceful canal side setting which provides the perfect backdrop to this amazing home.

Occupying a premium position in a sought after established semi-rural setting, White Horse Cottage provides a wealth of characterful, versatile accommodation throughout which is presented to an impeccable standard. The current owners have gone to great lengths to retain as many of the original features as possible when improving the property, combining this character charm with a more modern rustic interior finish. The picturesque setting is enhanced by the adjoining canal which runs along the far boundary and the wider grounds which extend to approximately 3 acres in all providing the perfect facility for a buyer with equestrian interests.

Viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate that standard and scale of accommodation which in brief comprises; A reception hall with exposed beams, library area and openings to the ground floor rooms creates a welcoming first impression. There are four receptions rooms providing a healthy level of versatility, all enjoying signature character features such as the impressive split zoned drawing room with inglenook fireplace, study with second inglenook fireplace and bespoke fitted office furniture and the large dining room with fantastic views of the garden. The family room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and sits between the high-quality kitchen and utility room / summer kitchen so is an ideal space to relax with family and guests.

To the first floor, a galley landing with large storage cupboard provides access to each of the five bedrooms. The master notably boasts a wealth of charm with exposed beams and vaulted ceiling, built in overhead storage and stylishly appointed en-suite bath and shower room. The guest bedrooms also benefits from an en suite bath & shower room and there is a large, separate shower room with double shower. (Bedroom five is currently utilised as a dressing room).

Externally the property nestles within its formal gardens, helped by the thoughtful landscaping, it's a garden for those that like to entertain with a large flagstone seating area, separate sun terrace and summer house and a wealth of mature flowering shrubs, trees and plants throughout. Beyond sits an established vegetable garden which abuts the large expanse of paddock, enclosed mainly with post and rail fencing. There is separate vehicular access from the gated courtyard which passes a timber stable and tack room. The detached double garage provides secure storage for two vehicles and also benefits from a store room / home office and separate workshop, the ideal self-contained work from home environment.

Lowsonford is a small village within the parish of Rowington in Warwickshire. The village lies 4 miles north-east of Henley-in-Arden. Lowsonford is home to the Fleur de Lys pub, famous for its pies. It has also been the site for an Antony Gormley statue, which will stay in place until 2016. Both the statue and the pub are on the canal, which flows through the village.

Lowsonford provides excellent access to the M40 which in turn connects to the M42. About 9 miles away is Solihull and Royal Leamington Spa is around 10 miles away. Warwick Parkway and Warwick Station are around 6 miles away with regular trains to London Marylebone. Birmingham International Airport is around 12 miles away.

GENERAL INFORMATION 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 electricity, water and drainage is believed to be connected to the property. Heating is Oil Fired.

Local Authority: Warwick District Council. Council Tax Band H.

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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.

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 01789 292659.

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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.