Birmingham Road, Kenilworth
Asking Price Of - £875,000
A unique opportunity to acquire this stunning 4 bedroom semi-rural detached barn conversion. Built 1841 and converted in 1995. Set along a private gated driveway and full of period features, exposed beams, Inglenook fireplaces with log-burning fires, opulent decor, offering generous living and bedroom accommodation. Welcoming hallway, living room with large Inglenook fireplace, large family dining room, with Inglenook, generous kitchen/breakfast, separate utility and cloakroom, 4 double bedrooms, two en-suites, family bathroom. Separate garage, office/gym, large private garden with countryside views and feature pergolas, gated driveway, rural setting. View the 360 property tour.
- A beautifully presented 4 bed detached barn conversion
- Semi-rural location with private gated driveway
- Stunning period features-Inglenook fireplaces, log burning fires, exposed beams
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- Generous living spaces
- Gorgeous kitchen/breakfast with central island and Rayburn stove
- Separate utility and cloakroom
- Master and second bedrooms with re-fitted en-suite
- Large private garden, pergolas and countryside views
- Separate garage and office/gym. Private gated driveway
PROPERTY IN BRIEF This is simply a stunning home. The original barn was built 1841 and then converted in 1995 to create this wonderful home. Clever in design, having the living accommodation on one side and the bedroom on the opposites side of the building and above. The property is full of period features; Inglenook fireplaces with log burning fires, exposed beams and barn-style internal doors. Set in a semi-rural location, surrounded by open countryside, large garden with stunning views and a private gated driveway.
The location offers the perfect gateway to open countryside walks. With unlimited greenspace around you won't be stuck for a countryside ramble! Here's what our vendors say: 'One of the things we love about our location is the country walks literally on the doorstep.'
We are advised by the vendor that the plot size is roughly 1/3 of an acre (please seek confirmation if required).
Set in-between Kenilworth town and Balsall Common meaning you are within a short drive to local conveniences, shops, pubs, excellent schools and major road, rail and airport links.
Once inside, you are greeted by a welcoming hallway with useful storage for coats and boots, feature 1841 stained-glass window and access into the living room and dining room. The living room is super-cosy boasting a large Inglenook fireplace with log-burning fire. the dining room is an amazing size, perfect for large family dining table, again with feature Inglenook fireplace and log-burner. The breakfast kitchen is the focal hub providing a good range of wall and base units, granite work surface, integrated appliances and Oil-fired Rayburn oven doubling up as the central heating boiler. There is a separate utility with cloakroom off.
On the other end of the home is an adaptable lobby area, which works as a child's play area, snug or even a study. The open stairs run off, with useful storage under and leading around to bedrooms three and four, which are double sized plus the family bathroom. Upstairs, the Master bedroom is spacious having fitted wardrobes and a modern, re-fitted en-suite comprising of shower and roll-top bath. Bedroom two is also spacious with re-fitted shower room.
Outside, the property offers a generous gated driveway, garage with loft room and an additional office/gym. The garden is just perfect, a generous space with stunning countryside views, and multiple pergola's, ideal for socialising, barbecue or just unwinding with your favourite tipple.
This is an amazing property, unique, peaceful and beautifully presented.
APPROACH The property is located at the Balsall Common end of Birmingham road, close to where the road splits for Leamington/Kenilworth as you head from Balsall Common on the right hand side. Set along a private gated driveway providing an abundance of parking. The access to the house, garage, gym and gates to the garden and rear storage all lead of the driveway.
ENTRANCE HALL 10' 2" x 9' 5" (3.10m x 2.88m) Welcome inside this stunning barn conversion. The moment you step inside you will appreciate the gorgeous styling of this property, the opulent and period features and the space that is on offer. The hallway is generous in size, and has the benefit of tiled flooring, which is perfect for when you return home after taking the dog over a muddy field. The entrance hall has two useful storage cupboards for your coats and shoes, and a feature leaded stained glass window denoting the 1841 year of construction.
LIVING ROOM 15' 9" x 15' 5" (4.82m x 4.70m) The family living room is simply gorgeous, a generous space, with a large feature Inglenook fireplace. The Inglenook has the benefit of a dual fuel / log burning fire, and generous space around for shelving, and of course storing your logs to dry. The Inglenook boasts an oak beam running across, which is another fantastic feature. This super-cosy living space offers windows to the front elevation, and an additional window to the side. This is a lovely bright room, spacious, perfect for your family corner sofa and media centre as well as offering light wood effect polyvinyl flooring, and further door leading through into the lobby and bedroom accommodation. This living room also has the benefit of a central heating radiator and ceiling lighting. Just a lovely space to enjoy.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 20' 4" x 11' 10" (6.22m x 3.62m) The breakfast kitchen is the hub of this property. Its country style is in-keeping with the original features of the property. The kitchen space is generous, providing an excellent complement of wall and base units with contrasting granite work-surfaces. The feature Inglenook chimney plays host to the Rayburn range oven which functions as the oil-fired boiler for the property's heating. Furthermore, there is a Bosch double oven with grill, a Bosch steam oven and a De Dietrich four-ring induction hob. The obligatory central island provides space for several barstools, complemented by a gorgeous oak work-surface, and useful storage under. A 'Shaw's Original' deep Belfast-style sink with a Victorian-style chrome mixer tap over, and a Beko dishwasher to the side. There are triple windows to the front elevation, feature beams, twin ceiling lights and space for your free-standing larder style fridge/freezer. The kitchen has the advantage of a utility to the side with separate cloakroom.
DINING ROOM 18' 6" x 12' 0" (5.64m x 3.66m) This grand dining room is beautifully presented having a neutral style decor with hardwood flooring reminding us of the original period of this property. In addition, there is a stunning Inglenook fireplace, featured chimney with in-built bread oven door and a large log burning fire into the chimney. There are triple windows to the front elevation, and feature beams running on both directions of the ceiling. This room is a fantastic size, and perfect for entertaining and providing plenty of space for a large family dining table, with plenty of space around for additional furniture as well as having useful shelves in the alcove for your books and family photos.Perfectly located off the kitchen making catering super-easy.
UTILITY 8' 8" x 7' 3" (2.66m x 2.22m) The kitchen is supported by a separate utility room, which is generous in size, and provides both a laundry area with provisions for your washer/dryer, with a 1 and a 1/2 sink over, and a Husky wine/drinks cooler. The utility is beautifully presented with modern splash-back tiling, and a double glazed window looking out into the stunning garden, and onwards into open countryside. The utility has the benefit of a large, partially glazed door to the front elevation, perfect for bringing in the dog or your shopping, as well as providing additional floor space which is ideal for storage, or the dog crate.
CLOAKROOM 6' 5" x 3' 10" (1.96m x 1.18m) There is a cloakroom off from the utility which provides a WC, feature pedestal wash basin with individual taps, central heating radiator, and further storage cupboard.
LOBBY 9' 8" x 15' 5" (2.95m x 4.70m) This adaptable space separates the living accommodation from the sleeping space. There are many uses for this area, currently offering a sofa to quietly sit with a good book and relax, but could also be used as an office space, or a great den for the children. The stairs rise to the Master bedroom and second bedroom, and on the ground floor around to bedrooms number three, four and the family bathroom. The space is beautifully presented with a light neutral decor and contrasting carpets, enjoying a pine staircase, and a double glazed opening window to the front elevation. Furthermore, there is additional storage space which wraps round underneath the staircase.
BEDROOM THREE 9' 6" x 11' 9" (2.90m x 3.60m) The third bedroom is a great sized double, perfect for your large bed, side tables and leaving plenty of space for free-standing wardrobes. Originally, this room had a door from the outside, however the owners have replaced the windows, but still have kept a similar style theme with a tall double glazed window on the top and UPVC cladding below to maintain the original appearance. The bedroom is neutrally presented, again enjoying a barn style internal door with latch, central heating radiator with thermostat control and ceiling light.
BEDROOM FOUR 10' 0" x 9' 8" (3.07m x 2.97m) The fourth bedroom may be the smallest, however it is still a generous double. Providing plenty of space for your regular bedroom furniture, having a double glazed window to the front elevation with a central heating radiator under complimented by thermostat control and power points. The downstairs family bathroom is located next to this bedroom, which makes for a superb guest area having bed and bathroom within easy reach.
BATHROOM 5' 10" x 6' 6" (1.80m x 2.00m) The family bathroom is located on the ground floor and services bedrooms number three and four. The bathroom offers a traditional style suite comprising of WC, pedestal wash basin with individual hot and cold taps, and a bath with Victorian style taps and shower attachment. This bathroom is neutrally presented, with white wall tiling, floor tiling, ceiling lights, extractor and large vanity mirror. There's also a central heating radiator with thermostat control.
LANDING 9' 8" x 12' 9" (2.97m x 3.91m) Welcome upstairs. The gallery landing is spacious enjoying a pine featured staircase which leads up from the downstairs lobby. The landing gives access to the Master bedroom and the second bedroom as well as having useful storage cupboards within the eaves which is also home to the hot water cylinder as well as providing extra storage space for your towels and linen. This beautiful landing enjoys period exposed beams, and an apex roof with a large double glazed window under enjoying a view out into the countryside. There's also water tank access from the landing loft hatch.
MASTER BEDROOM 13' 1" x 15' 4" (4.00m x 4.68m) The Master bedroom is lovely and bright being both neutral in presentation, as well as having the benefit of twin Velux opening windows delivering a flood of natural sunlight into this bedroom space. These Velux skylights have the benefit of blackout blinds. The bedroom itself is a wonderful period style, enjoying feature beams, plenty of space for large bed, side tables and additional free-standing furniture as well as benefiting from useful built-in wardrobes with barn style latched doors. There is also more space above the wardrobes for storage. There are numerous power points, and a period feature central heating radiator with thermostat control. The Master bedroom has the additional benefit of a modern, recently refitted en-suite bathroom with shower and roll-top bath.
MASTER EN-SUITE 6' 2" x 15' 1" (1.90m x 4.62m) This stunning Master en-suite has been recently refurbished to feature a cast-iron roll-top free-standing bath with Victorian mixer tap and shower attachment, as well as having a separate corner shower with mains-fed control complimented with both a drench and handheld attachments, with a glass sliding door. Furthermore, there is a WC with Grohe dual-flush control, and a pedestal hand wash basin with individual hot and cold taps. The en-suite is beautifully styled with a slate-style effect, as well as having useful shelves for storing your toiletries, and a further hideaway area perfect for an ottoman, or towel storage. The en-suite also features period beams, and wall cladding and a period style radiator with window on the side elevation.
BEDROOM TWO 10' 4" x 15' 10" (3.16m x 4.85m) The second bedroom is located on the first floor. Beautifully presented with a period style decor, also enjoying the feature exposed beams. There is plenty of space within the bedroom for a large bed, and additional free-standing furniture as well as enjoying the benefit of twin Velux opening skylights with blackout blinds. There is a useful storage cupboard for supporting the loft space, which fall both behind the en-suite shower and a smaller cupboard on the opposite elevation. The bedroom is carpeted, continuing the theme from the hallway, as well as having a period style radiator with thermostat control and numerous power points.
EN-SUITE TWO 4' 11" x 10' 3" (1.52m x 3.14m) The second en-suite has also been refurbished to offer a gorgeous neutral-style presentation with light decor and contrasting earthy tiles to the walls and floors, as well as providing a large shower with a useful tiled shelf for your toiletries, a mains-fed control with both hand-held and drench attachments, complimented by glass sliding door. In addition there is a useful vanity area with a large modern wash basin with chrome tap and a WC with dual flush control. In addition, there is a double glazed window to the side elevation, a wall-mounted towel electric radiator for your towels, extractor fan and ceiling lighting.
GARAGE 12' 3" x 17' 9" (3.75m x 5.43m) This spacious separate garage is perfect for storing away your bikes, garden equipment and usual garage items. Being block built, and having the benefit of steps leading up to the roof space which could be adapted should you wish to convert into an office space or workshop. The garage has a window to the side elevation, power, lighting, and barn stable access doors to the front.
OFFICE/GYM 10' 2" x 18' 4" (3.10m x 5.60m) This is an adaptable space and currently being used as a gym, being neutrally presented with wood laminate flooring, and having the benefit of a window to the front elevation with stable door, and two skylights to the rear side. This room has numerous power points both low and mid-level, as well as telephone internet points.
GARDEN This outdoor space is simply stunning. This south-west facing garden is private, providing ample lawn space for the size of property. On top of this, there is endless countryside views which makes this an idyllic space to enjoy and relax. This garden provides a safe secure place for the children to play, dog to run around and perfect for social events.
Furthermore, there is a large patio with stunning Wisteria pergola facing the garden pond, and towards the rear of the garden is a brick column pergola pathway leading to a further seating area. There is a useful brick built shed, which is perfect for storing the way your lawn mower and gardening utensils with further storage to the side and rear of the shed.
An amazing space, private, romantic and exactly what you seek when living in a semi-rural location.
TECHNICAL We are advised this property is Freehold, please seek confirmation from your legal representative. The property offers double glazing and oil-fired central heating from the Rayburn oven. The sewerage is septic tank.
All information we provide is in good faith and as a general guide to the property. Details have been verified by the sellers.
We are advised the council tax is Band F and payable to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.
Ginger have not checked appliances nor have we seen sight of any building regulations or planning permissions. You should take guidance from your legal representative before purchasing any property.
Room sizes and property layout are presented in good faith as a guide only. Although we have taken every step to ensure the plans are as accurate as possible you must rely on your own measurements or those of your surveyor. Not every room is accounted for when giving the total floor space. Dimensions are generally taken at the widest points.
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