The Old Farmhouse, Yew Tree Farm, Brookhouse Road, Blackwell, B60 1QP

£800,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This attached farmhouse is situated in a beautiful rural location on the southern slopes of the Lickey Hills, which is convenient for commuting to Birmingham, the national motorway network and the facilities of Barnt Green and Bromsgrove. It is part of a small development carried out in 2001, when the farmhouse was renovated and other farm buildings converted into dwellings.

At one point in history, Yew Tree Farm formed part of the estate of Lord Austin, founder of the Austin Motor Company.

The house offers a wealth of character, gas-fired central heating and spacious and flexible accommodation amounting to approximately 2,580sqft (excluding garage & conservatory) and briefly comprising:

GROUND FLOOR

Reception hallway; inner hallway with cloakroom and toilet off; sitting room; inglenook dining room; breakfast kitchen; and a conservatory.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing; double aspect master bedroom with en-suite shower room; two further double bedrooms; and a family bathroom.

SECOND FLOOR

Spacious landing; two double bedrooms; and a family bathroom.

In addition, the property benefits from generous off-road parking, large tandem garage/workshop, extensive and well stocked gardens and paddock beyond. The plot totals approximately 1.7 acres, of which 1.22 acres is paddock, which wraps around the side and rear of the gardens. The property is surrounded by pasture land and woodland, with lovely distant views.

The property more particularly comprises:

An open porch with a front door opening to the RECEPTION HALLWAY having exposed beams, quarry tiled flooring, stairs to the first floor, under stair cupboard with light and power points, doors to sitting room, kitchen and inner hall, radiator, fitted display shelving unit, intercom to the entrance gates, eleven inset ceiling lights and a cupboard with shelving, that also houses the electric meter and fuse board.

SITTING ROOM

7.26m < 6.17m x 3.96m < 4.47m (23'10 < 20'3 x 1

(Measurements include bays) having a fireplace with wood burning stove, double glazed bay windows to both front and side, two radiators, exposed beams to wall and ceiling, TV aerial point, telephone point, two wall lights and two ceiling lights.

FITTED KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM

4.27m x 3.96m (14'0 x 13'0 )

(Measurements include units and chimney breast) having a range of bespoke base and wall units with solid oak doors and hardwood work top surfaces, 'Belfast' sink, integrated dishwasher and freezer, a built-in electric oven and a Victorian style kitchen fireplace with a mantle, fitted gas-fired range cooker and a built-in extractor fan over. A vaulted ceiling with four double glazed windows, exposed beams and ten inset lights. Two contemporary upright radiators, tiled flooring, double glazed windows to the side and conservatory, part tiled walls and a stable door opening to:

DOUBLE GLAZED CONSERVATORY

4.11m x 2.74m (13'6 x 9'0 )

(Measurements include units) having double glazed windows over looking the gardens to the side and rear and the paddock beyond. Double glazed doors opening to the rear garden, tiled flooring, light point and a base unit with work top surface and concealed recesses for washing machine and tumble dryer.

INNER HALL

Having doors to reception hall and dining room, exposed ceiling beam, wall light and a door to:

CLOAKROOM

1.98m x 1.27m (6'6 x 4'2 )

(Measurements exclude cupboard) having a frosted double glazed window to the rear, built-in airing cupboard, wall mounted gas-fired 'Worcester' boiler fitted in 2016, an inset ceiling light and a door to:

TOILET

1.32m x 1.30m (4'4 x 4'3 )

(Measurements include suite) having a white low flush w/c and wash hand basin set on a corner cupboard unit with tiled top and matching corner wall cupboard above. Tiled flooring and part-tiled walls, an extractor fan and an inset ceiling light.

INGLENOOK DINING ROOM

5.56m x 3.12m < 4.72m (18'3 x 10'3 < 15'6 )

(Measurements include inglenook and bay) having a lovely inglenook with a tiled recess, flanked by fitted display cabinets and concealed lighting. A double glazed bay window to the front, radiator, exposed ceiling beams, two wall lights and a matching ceiling light.

From the reception hall, the stairs lead up to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING having stairs to the second floor, under stair cupboard, double glazed window to the rear, radiator, exposed wall beams and a ceiling light.

MASTER BEDROOM

5.94m x 4.39m (19'6 x 14'5 )

(Measurements include units and en-suite) having two large fitted corner wardrobes with chests of drawers to side, double glazed windows to both front and rear, radiator, telephone point, exposed beams to walls and ceiling, two ceiling light points and a door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM

1.96m x 1.27m (6'5 x 4'2 )

(Measurements include suite) having a white suite comprising: low flush w/c; wash hand basin; and a shower cubicle having a luxury shower with body jets. Part tiled walls, towel rail radiator, shaver point, extractor fan and two inset ceiling lights.

FAMILY BATHROOM

2.92m x 2.18m < 3.51m (9'7 x 7'2 < 11'6 )

(Measurements include suite) having a white Victorian style suite comprising: high level flush w/c; pedestal wash hand basin; a corner shower cubicle; and a 'ball & claw foot' bathtub. A part frosted double glazed window to the front, radiator with a heated towel rail, exposed beams to walls and ceiling, extractor fan, shaver point and six inset ceiling lights.

BEDROOM TWO

3.81m x 3.78m (12'6 x 12'5 )

Having double glazed windows on two sides, a radiator, exposed beams to walls and ceiling, TV aerial point, telephone point and a ceiling light point.

BEDROOM THREE

3.71m x 2.82m < 3.71m (12'2 x 9'3 < 12'2 )

Having two double glazed windows, radiator, exposed beams to walls and ceilings, TV aerial point, telephone point and ceiling light point.

From the landing, the stairs with balustrade leads up to the SECOND FLOOR LANDING (with POTENTIAL STUDY AREA), double glazed Velux window to rear, exposed ceiling beam, radiator and ceiling light points.

BEDROOM FOUR (currently used as study/family room)

5.89m x 4.47m (19'4 x 14'8 )

(Max including eaves) having a high vaulted ceiling with double glazed Velux window to the rear, exposed beams and eight inset lights. A low double glazed dormer window to the front, radiator, TV aerial point, and telephone point.

FAMILY BATHROOM

3.53m x 2.95m (11'7 x 9'8 )

(Measurements include suite and eaves) having a white Victorian style suite comprising: low flush w/c; pedestal wash hand basin; recessed shower cubicle; and a 'ball & claw foot' bathtub. Part tiled walls, a low frosted double glazed dormer window to the front, shaver point, radiator with heated towel rail, extractor fan and five inset ceiling lights.

BEDROOM FIVE

3.73m x 6.02m (12'3 x 19'9 )

(Measurements include eaves) having a double glazed window to the side, radiator, TV aerial point, telephone point, and a high vaulted ceiling with nine inset lights.

OUTSIDE

TANDEM GARAGE/WORKSHOP (in separate block on site)

9.60m x 3.30m (31'6 x 10'10 )

(Door width 7'9 2.36m) having a remote controlled up-and-over door to the front, concrete base, lighting and power points.

To the front, the property is approached from Brookhouse Road via remote-controlled double five barred gates with an intercom system, over a long shared gravel driveway. From the shared drive a five barred gate opens to the private gravelled drive to the house, providing generous off-road parking.

GARDENS

To the front of the house is a paved patio area with flower beds planted in a cottage garden style. Block paved paths lead to the rear where there is a shrubbery and small raised vegetable patch with fruit bushes. To the side is mainly lawn with island beds and a rose pergola. About half the side area is semi-wild with specimen trees and shrubs. External tap and power points. Cabling for water feature.

PADDOCK

The property amounts to approximately 1.7 acres, of which 1.22 acres is paddock which wraps around the side and rear of the gardens. A small stream runs down one side of the paddock and there are several fruit trees.

GENERAL INFORMATION

TENURE

The vendor advises us that the property is FREEHOLD. Allan Morris & Peace Limited would stress that they have not checked the legal documentation to verify the status of the property and would advise the buyer to obtain verification from their solicitor.

COUNCIL TAX BAND: G

(Bromsgrove District Council)

EPC RATING: E

(Energy Performance Certificate)

DIRECTIONS

From the agent's Barnt Green office, turn left into Hewell Road, proceed under the bridge and turn immediate right into Hewell Lane. At the top of the road turn left into Fiery Hill Road and proceed straight on at the staggered crossroads into Shepley Road. At the next junction, follow the road around to the right into Brookhouse Road, where the drive to the property will be found on the right after approximately 0.5 mile, as indicated by the agent's 'for sale' board.

Arrange viewing 01214 391656

Allan Morris - Barnt Green

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