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Wixford Road, Ardens Grafton

Guide Price £1,950,000

5 Bedrooms
4 Bathrooms


A bespoke country house enjoying a premium quality finish and charming semi rural setting. GIA 6,679 sq ft * Reception Hall * WC & Cloaks * Sitting Room * Drawing Room * Dining Room * Games Room * Breakfast Kitchen * Utility Room * Family Room / Home Office * Five Bedrooms * 4 Bath/Shower Rooms * Indoor Swimming Pool & Changing Facilities * Double Garage & Stores * Formal Gardens & Paddock * Extending to approx. 4.8 acres * EPC Rating D

THE PROPERTY Originally constructed in the mid 90's by a local master craftsman, sympathetically designed to blend into its rural setting, this unique detached country residence is located within a pretty village on the outskirts of Stratford-upon-Avon, ideally positioned to take advantage of the countless attractions and amenities at hand. Over recent times, the property has been fully remodelled throughout and thoughtfully extended to enhance the space and appeal, providing a modern, high quality finish.

Nestled within extensive grounds of approximately 4.8 acres, the property also provides potential for a buyer with equestrian interests, or those wishing to keep hobby livestock.
Reception Hall, WC & Cloaks, Sitting Room, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Games Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Utility Room, Family Room / Home Office, Five Bedrooms, Four Bath/Shower Rooms, Indoor Swimming Pool & Changing Facilities, Double Garage & Stores, Formal Gardens & Paddock Extending to 4.8 acres or thereabouts.
Being set back from the lane beyond two brick piers and an electrically operated gate, the treelined driveway leads to a generous paved parking and turning area and attached double garaging. Proceed through a covered porch to the internal accommodation, which in brief comprises:
Reception Hall: Having solid wood flooring throughout, period style staircase to the upper floor, period style radiator and panel doors off.
Guest WC: Tastefully appointed with a modern period style suite comprising high flush WC, Wash Hand basin and fired earth tiling.
Sitting Room: A generous space, filled with natural light through oak framed glazed doors to rear and windows to side, central stone fireplace with inset log burner and a bank of bespoke fitted shelving. Double doors continue through too;
Drawing Room: With feature oak framed glazing and French door set to rear and a bank of bespoke fitted shelving and storage.
Dining Room: Having window to front, solid wood flooring and recessed ceiling speakers.
Breakfast Kitchen: A beautifully designed space, with Neptune fitted country-style kitchen complete with hand painted two tone solid door fronts and contrasting marble worksurfaces over. There is space for a dual fuel range cooker, wine cooler and American style fridge freezer. A central breakfast bar provides additional preparation space and room for occasional dining helping create a modern social space.
Utility Room: With matching storage, space and plumbing for white goods and useful walk in pantry.
Inner Lobby: With door to gardens, independent staircase off and opening too:
Games Room: A large room built to accommodate a full size snooker table, but currently utilised as a home gym and play room. Oak flooring is laid throughout with under floor heating and large oak framed glazed windows enjoy views of the garden.
First Floor Home Office / Family Room: A hugely versatile space with high vaulted ceilings and exposed timber beams, under floor heating and bespoke 'Neville Johnson' fitted storage. A door from here leads to a useful storage room which has potential to be converted into a more integral part of the main accommodation if required.
First Floor (Main House)
Gallery Landing: Being filled with natural light through glazed roof lights and leading off too;
Main Bedroom: A pleasant double room with distant views to rear and access too:
Dressing Room: Full equipped with a bank of fitted wardrobes providing ample storage and linking too:
En-suite Bathroom: An opulent space, filled with natural light through a double height gazed atrium, freestanding bath positioned to take advantage of the distant views, oversize walk in shower with ornate backing, 'west one designed' WC with inbuilt bidet and his and hers wash hand basins.
Bedroom Two: Having a window to rear with views of the grounds, fitted double wardrobe and access door to:
En-suite Bathroom: Fitted with a contemporary white suite comprising freestanding bath with shower attachment, WC and washi hand basin on vanity unit.
Bedroom Three: With window to front, fitted double wardrobe and door to:
En-suite Shower Room: Well designed to accommodate a double shower, wash hand basin, WC and complimentary tiling.
Bedroom Four: Having a window to front and door to jack and jill en-suite.
Bedroom Five: Having a window to front and door to jack and jill en-suite.
Jack and Jill En-suite: A modern shower room with contemporary tiling and white suite.
Leisure Suite: The space is beautifully engineered with double height vaulted ceiling, exposed timber trusses and an expanse of opening glazing to two sides. The heated pool measures approximately 11m long and has tiled areas around for loungers and seating. There are his and hers changing rooms, shower cubicle and plant room.
Externally: The property sits well within its mature plot, enjoying a wraparound formal garden, perfectly orientated to enjoy the southerly aspect, linked by terracing providing the perfect space for alfresco dining and summer BBQ's. The lawns then extend to a planted boarder diving the formal gardens and paddock. There is also an all weather putting green and raised tee for a private pitch and put practice hole. In addition, the working part of the garden has various raised beds and a bespoke timber framed greenhouse.
THE LOCATION Ardens Grafton is a delightful unspoilt Warwickshire hamlet, lying approximately 6 miles west of Stratford upon Avon. Along with its neighbouring village of Temple Grafton, it has a local Junior School and two Public Houses. Shopping facilities can be found at nearby Alcester or Bidford on Avon, whilst Stratford upon Avon, with its excellent range of shopping, recreational and leisure facilities, is also within easy reach. Surrounding Ardens Grafton is delightful undulating Warwickshire countryside, with the renowned and sought after Cotswolds only a short drive away.
Stratford-upon-Avon is internationally famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare and home to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. It attracts almost four million visitors a year who come to see its rich variety of historic buildings. Stratford is also a prosperous riverside market town which provides South Warwickshire with a wide range of national and local stores, fine restaurants, a good choice of public and private schools and excellent sporting and recreational amenities. These include golf courses, swimming pool and leisure centre, race course, the nearby north Cotswold Hills as well as the River Avon for anglers and boating enthusiasts.
The town is well served by trunk road/motorway and rail communications with regular train services to Birmingham Moor Street and London Marylebone (via Warwick Parkway/Leamington Spa stations), whilst junction 15 of the M40 motorway is situated within about 15 minutes drive. Birmingham International Airport, the National Exhibition and Agricultural Centres and International Convention Centre are all located in under one hour's travel whilst other well known business centres including Warwick & Leamington Spa, Coventry, Evesham, Redditch and Solihull are all readily accessible.
VIEWINGS - COVID-19 - Viewings must only take place with serious buyers who are genuinely interested in the property.
- Viewings to be arranged strictly by appointment only.
- Viewers must wash their hands prior to the viewing and immediately afterwards.
- VaughanReynolds will restrict the number of people present at the viewing in order to follow social distancing guidelines. 1 - 2 adults maximum. No children to attend unless agreed in advance. Please ensure you communicate your needs to us when booking your appointment.
- All representatives of VaughanReynolds in attendance, will have access to hand sanitisers, shoe covers and antibacterial wipes.
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 electric and water. Oil-fired central heating. Private drainage via septic tank. Swimming pool heated via a ground source heat system.
Local Authority: Stratford-upon-Avon District Council. Tax Band G.
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.
To complete our quality service, VaughanReynolds is pleased to offer the following:-
Free Valuation: Please contact the office on 01789 292659 to make an appointment.
VaughanReynolds Conveyancing: Very competitive fixed price rates agreed with our panel of local experienced and respected Solicitors. Please contact this office for further details.
Mortgages: We can offer you free advice and guidance on the best and most cost-effective way to fund your purchase with the peace of mind that you are being supported by professional industry experts throughout your journey. A & S Financial Services offer a comprehensive mortgage service, giving excellent advice 7 days a week. Please call Andy Davis on 01527 542260 or mobile 07980 800429 or by e-mail
VaughanReynolds, 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 VaughanReynolds nor any person in his employment, has an authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

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