Stratford Road, Henley In Arden

£2,250,000 Guide Price
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Property Summary

* Distinctive Manor style country house set in nearly 8 acres of grounds
* Bespoke Breakfast Kitchen with open plan Family Room & Orangery
* Magnificent Reception Hall with minstrel gallery * Drawing Room
* 5 Bedrooms * 3 Bathrooms * Versatile 2nd floor room
* Detached 4 Car Garage with self-contained apartment above
* Exceptional quality throughout * EPC Rating E

Full Details

Henley in Arden is a picturesque, historic market town located along the A3400 some eight miles from Stratford upon Avon and eight miles from Solihull. It is well placed for quick access on to the M40 at Lapworth Hill (2 miles) which provides links to the M42, M5, M1 and M6. In addition, the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station are all within half an hour's drive. Henley in Arden contains a wide choice of local shops, doctors surgery, Inns and restaurants, together with primary and secondary schooling facilities. Rail and bus services provide commuter links to Stratford upon Avon, Solihull and Birmingham.

DESCRIPTION Clover Bank House occupies an exceptionally elevated location within walking distance of the wide range amenities of Henley in Arden. This most appealing family home was built 15 years ago of the utmost quality and designed in the style of a 'Warwickshire Farmhouse'. Features of the house include hardwood framed windows, oak floors and joinery and wiring for a Bang and Olufsen sound system making this an outstanding and appealing country home in a delightful semi-rural location.

The property is approached via double wrought iron gates, which give access to a long tarmacadam driveway, enjoying a superb elevated site with views over adjoining countryside. The driveway leads round to a large turning circle complemented by soft landscaping.

Oak front doors open into the impressive dining hall, a feeling of space and light is immediately apparent from the magnificent full height window, coupled with a warm ambience provided by the solid oak floor and oak staircase leading off.

From this magnificent room radiates the well-appointed accommodation which includes a contemporary style guest cloakroom with a separate boot room, superb drawing room enjoying a quadruple aspect with French doors leading out onto the attractive walled front courtyard and to the gardens. An attractive wide fireplace with a re-claimed brick surround makes this a cosy room for cold winter days.

From the hallway double doors open onto the beautiful kitchen with limestone flooring and a range of cream units and a central island, complemented by Labrador polished granite worktops and a range of integrated appliances to include double oven, Miele dishwasher, built in wine rack, microwave, Siemens fridge/freezer and a useful larder. Leading off the kitchen is a spacious, versatile family/dining room and the delightful orangery with an attractive lantern dome makes this area an ideal space for entertaining. A study with views of the rear garden and a separate laundry room complete the ground floor accommodation.

The large minstrel landing on the first floor affords views to both the front and rear and gives access to five excellent bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes, two en-suite shower rooms and an impressive family bathroom. The principle bedroom has a striking cathedral ceiling with exposed oak trusses and a feature recess brick fireplace and a fitted dressing room. French doors lead onto a decked oak balcony providing wonderful views overlooking the front courtyard and extensive countryside.

In addition, there is a versatile room on the second floor, flooded with natural light and offers space for a guest bedroom or play room.

In addition to the main residence, there is a first class detached brick and tile two storey garage block, providing a triple car garage, fourth garage/implement store and gardeners toilet. Above the garage block is a large first floor apartment with a superb vaulted open plan living space, smartly fitted kitchen with NEFF appliances, guest cloakroom, study and a double bedroom with a modern ensuite shower room, storage cupboard and an oak decked balcony. Approached via an internal staircase makes this a fantastic self-contained suite.

The formal gardens blend effortlessly with the surrounding paddock enclosures and the gardens and grounds in all, extend to some 8 acres. Immediately to the rear of the property, ornamental beds and an extensive paved terrace take full advantage of the south and westerly aspect making it ideal for summer parties and al fresco dining.

FLOOR AREAS Main House â€" 4,168 sq.ft. (387.1 sq.m.)

Garages â€" 826.9 sq.ft. (76.8 sq.m.)

Flat â€" 733.3 sq.ft. (71.8 sq.m.)


* Reception Hall with Cloaks Cupboard & Cloakroom

* Lounge 11.56m (37'11") X 5.50m (16'7")

* Kitchen 5.07m (16'8") x 6.25m (20'6") with Pantry

* Family/Dining Room 5.01m (16'5") x 3.63m (11'11")

* Orangery 4.38m (14'4") max. x 4.41m (14'6")

* Lobby

* Utility Room 2.22m (7'3") x 2.46m (8'1")

* Study 2.65m (8'8") x 4.58m (15'0")

FIRST FLOOR * Galleried Landing with Balcony

* Master Bedroom 5.34m (17'6") x 5.05m (16'7") with En Suite & Dressing Room

* Bedroom Two 3.86m (12'8") max. x 5.05m (16'7") with En Suite

* Bedroom Three 4.98m (16'4") x 4.56m (14'11")

* Bedroom Four 3.83m (12'7") x 3.63m (11'11")

* Bedroom Five 4.18m (13'9") x 2.63m (8'8") max.

* Family Bathroom

SECOND FLOOR * Bedroom Six 2.67m (8'9") x 6.21m (20'4") with Dressing Room

GARAGE BLOCK & FLAT OVER * Garage One 4.37m (14'4") x 3.54m (11'7")

* Garage Two 5.88m (19'3") x 10.13m (33'3")

* Sitting Room 5.88m (19'3") x 3.28m (10'9")

* Kitchen/Dining Area 5.45m (17'11") x 3.49m (11'5")

* Cloakroom

* Bedroom One 3.45m (11'4") x 3.26m (10'8") with Walk In Wardrobe & En Suite

* Bedroom Two 2.82m (9'3") x 4.69m (15'5")

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.

Money Laundering: We have in place procedures and controls which are designed to forestall and prevent Money Laundering. If we suspect that a supplier, customer/client, or employee is committing a Money Laundering offence as defined by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we will in accordance with our legal responsibilities disclose the suspicion to the National Crime Agency.

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. 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 and water are connected to the property. Central heating is by way of an LPG system and drainage is to a private septic tank.

Local Authority: Stratford upon Avon District Council.

Postal Address: The correct postal address of the property is understood to be Clover Bank House, Stratford Road, Henley in Arden B95 6AP.

Land: It is suggested that prior to exchange of contracts, prospective purchasers walk the land and boundaries in order to satisfy themselves as to the exact area of land they are purchasing and also to check all fixtures and fittings either included or excluded in the sale.

Directions: From the agents office in Hockley Heath proceed south along the A3400 Stratford Road towards Henley in Arden. Continue through the village of Henley and over the traffic lights where the entrance driveway to Clover Bank will be found approximately 1/4 mile on the right hand side.

In line with The Money Laundering Regulations 2007 we are duty bound to carry out due diligence on all of our clients to confirm their identity. Rather than traditional methods in which you would have to produce multiple utility bills and a photographic ID we use an electronic verification system. This system allows us to verify you from basic details using electronic data, however it is not a credit check of any kind so will have no effect on you or your credit history. You understand that we will undertake a search with Experian for the purposes of verifying your identity. To do so Experian may check the details you supply against any particulars on any database (public or otherwise) to which they have access. They may also use your details in the future to assist other companies for verification purposes. A record of the search will be retained.