Welford Road, Barton, Warwickshire

£1,500,000 Guide Price
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Property Summary

A detached country residence enjoying commanding rural views and 6 acres. GIA 4326 sq ft

* 5 Reception Rooms * Kitchen * Utility * 2 Shower Rooms
* 4/5 Bedrooms * En Suite * Family Bathroom
* Double Garage * Storage Area * Two Stables * Outbuildings
* Approx 6 Acres
* EPC Rating E

Full Details

The Old Stone Barn is a charming conversion, constructed in local Wilmcote Stone with many traditional features, including exposed oak beams, timbers, purlins and flagstone floors in part. The original conversion in 1990, was executed to an exceptional standard and the timeless layout provides the perfect space for a wide variety of buyers' needs and requirements. This wonderful home, which is located at the end of a long-gravelled driveway, is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the amazing rural views, toward the south Warwickshire countryside, as far as the Northern Cotswolds escarpment and across to Meon Hill. In addition, the property in its entirety offers approximately 6 acres of well-tended gardens and pasture land, together with several ancillary buildings which provide the perfect equestrian facility or lifestyle home.

As you enter the property, you are greeted by an impressive, double height dining hallway with dual aspect glazed drift-way and flagstone flooring throughout, off which is a useful study area / library. There is an extremely good size farmhouse kitchen, fitted with a four oven Aga, ample storage, feature angled windows and flagstone flooring throughout. There is a separate garden room, utility and ground floor shower room. The formal sitting room is beautifully proportioned with dual aspect windows and impressive fireplace. This leads to the equally impressive billiard room, with adjoining guest cloaks / shower room. The first-floor split level landing leads to each of the 4 well-appointed bedrooms and the principal bathroom. The large master bedroom has his and hers built-in wardrobes, a very good size en-suite bathroom and access into a dressing room. Externally, the south facing, formal gardens are beautifully arranged and offer both terraced entertaining space and rolling manicured lawns, with a tranquil lake as a central focal point ahead. To accompany, there is a useful covered storage area and 2 stables / store rooms. Beyond, there are several level paddocks enclosed by post and rail fencing which are accompanied by an enclosed yard and wide range of modern farm buildings including a Farmplas timber-framed general purpose building, timber barn and further detached barn/storage facility. In all, the property extends to approximately 6 acres and would ideally suit a buyer with equestrian interests.

Welford-on-Avon lies on the banks of the River Avon, on the borders of Shakespeare country, the north Cotswolds and the Vale of Evesham. It is well placed for access to the major Midland towns of Coventry, Birmingham, Redditch and Leamington Spa, as well as having good rail links with London from nearby Honeybourne. Its population has doubled during the last twenty years, but careful planning has kept the village comparatively unspoilt, which is a major factor in its considerable popularity as a residential location. Day to day shopping can be carried out in the village, which has one general store, butcher, three public houses, as well as a primary school and Church, the village is well served to local needs and is only four miles south west of Stratford upon Avon. In addition, Junction 15 of the M40 motorway is about ten miles away and the NEC, Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station are all within comfortable driving distance.

GENERAL INFORMATION Directions: Leaving Stratford-upon-Avon via the A4390 Evesham Road, proceed to the Welford on Avon junction, turning left. Continue over the bridge, passing the Bell country pub and the village maypole then turning right onto Barton Road. Enter Barton village, when passing The Cottage of Content village pub, take the gravel driveway to your left, between 2 houses. Drive for a short distance, with the old apple barn ahead, take the right turning onto the Cotswold stone driveway, which will lead through the fields to the property.

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 electric and water are understood to be connected to the property. Drainage is by way of a septic tank. Central heating is oil-fired.

Local Authority: Stratford-upon-Avon District Council. Council Tax Band H

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Free Valuation: Please contact the office on 01789 292 659 to make an appointment.

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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 01564 786626.

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