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20 acres, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1NS
For Sale - £1,850,000

  • Detached Grade II Listed
  • Five Well-Proportioned Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Agricultural Outbuildings spanning over 12,000 sq.ft
  • Spacious Self-Contained Annex
  • Master Bedroom with En-Suite
  • Three Bathrooms

John Shepherd are proud to present this unique Grade II listed 17th century farmhouse has been developed to bring it in line with 21st century living. It is the perfect juxtaposition of old and new with its retained period features and modern interiors. Nestled on a rural lane in the picturesque countryside of Warwickshire, this stunning property offers versatility, excellent proportions and is brimming with potential.

This red and grey brick double fronted detached property benefits from two Reception Rooms, a farmhouse style Kitchen, five bedrooms, an impressive Outbuilding, a delightful Garden, a Paddock, all sat within 20 acres of Land.

There is the additional benefit of secondary accommodation which is completely self-contained. This useful annex in brief benefits; two reception rooms, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.

A paved path flanked by lawns either side and inset flowerbeds bordering the house, leads to an imposing original timber door with wrought iron fittings that welcomes guests to the Entrance Hallway. Here you will find oak floorboards contrasted with neutral décor and contemporary downlights. To the left, through a traditional style door with a thumb latch leads through to the dual aspect Lounge with striking timber frames and solid oak flooring. An exposed brick fireplace with a wrought iron log burner is perfect for warming up the room during those longer winter months. French doors open to a quaint patio area and further into the Garden.

To the right of the Hallway is the dual aspect Dining Room with more exposed timber frames and traditional casement windows overlooking the stunning views. Returning to the Hallway and directly ahead you will reach the large farmhouse style Kitchen with an array of streamlined cabinets and wall-hung cupboards with matching solid oak doors and granite countertops. This excellent family Kitchen offers all desired appliances such as an integral dishwasher, an inset composite sink with a mixer tap, as well as an imposing Aga with an extractor hood above. There is space for a dining table making this the perfect area for casual dining with the family.

There is a Utility just off the Kitchen with more streamlined cabinets and wall hung cupboards, with an inset sink and plumbing for a washing machine. The Kitchen also leads through to a secondary Entrance Hallway, which would make an excellent boot room, with access outside used as an additional entrance to the property.

The ground floor accommodation also benefits from a convenient study which offers lovely views into the Garden, ideal for those looking for a space to work from home.

Return to the Hallway and up a solid staircase you’ll reach the bright first floor landing, which benefits from three good-sized double Bedrooms and large Family Bathroom. The Master Bedroom has been neutrally decorated to contrast the exposed ceiling beams and the dual aspect offers fabulous views of the Garden and beyond into the glorious landscape. The master benefits from an en-suite Shower Room, with matching sanitary ware and a walk-in shower cubicle.

Another Double Bedroom to the front aspect offers views to both the front and side elevation, it also offers great proportions. The Bedroom to the rear has a feature wall lattice timber framing and lovely views to the Garden. The Family Bathroom is a good size with matching sanitary ware, including a shower cubicle and a bath, and a clever inset storage cupboard. A corner staircase leads to the second floor where you will find two bedrooms with beautiful, vaulted ceilings and more exposed timber frames. The second floor landing would make a lovely reading area to escape to after a long day at work. There are also two large storage rooms on this floor accessed by a small door.

Externally, this delightful family home has exceptionally beautiful gardens to the front and the rear of the property, with well-tended lawns, an abundance of mature trees and a wonderful patio which is perfect for outdoor dining and entertaining. The plot encompasses an impressive 20 acres of stunning landscape, and comes with a large outbuilding offering a wealth of potential, as well as a Paddock with a large pond brimming with aquatic wildlife and visiting birds. To the side is a gravelled driveway with space for several vehicles.

Fen End Lodge is situated between Balsall Common and Baddesley Clinton, on a lovely country road surrounded by the glorious rolling countryside of Warwickshire. There are plenty of walking and cycle routes to endlessly enjoy and soak in the beautiful wildlife and scenery. Five miles East, you will reach the market town of Kenilworth, which is famously home to one of the greatest historical sites in England. Kenilworth Castle dates back to the second century, brimming with history and boasts beautiful Elizabethan architecture. Kenilworth town centre offers an array of independent shops and eateries, as well as the Anchor Inn and Loch Fyne restaurant, and an eclectic mix of architecture from across the decades. If you head south west, you’ll end up in the beautiful village of Baddesley Clinton which is home to the prestigious National Trust site of its stately home. Maybe you’re looking for something a little livelier, the metropolitan borough of Solihull is a short distance away, where you can find an array of bars, pubs and restaurants as well as the enviable Touchwood Shopping Centre. It is home to national and local businesses providing an abundance of employment opportunities. There are a number of parks to soak in the nature, many gyms and fitness clubs available to sign up to and a railway station offering direct links to Birmingham City Centre, better still it only takes ten minutes and you’ll be in the business district of Colmore Row. Fen End Lodge has a very peaceful setting, however the M40 and M42 are easily accessible linking you to London, Coventry and further afield.

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Oil Heating and Bio Sewerage Treatment System

Local Authority: Solihull Council


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