Foley Street, Kinver, Stourbridge


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Once in a while we are privileged to present a truly outstanding property purchasing opportunity. The availability of The Old Foley School House is one such opportunity. The Former Headmaster s House attached to the original Foley School is a Grade II listed landmark building of Architectural significance, gracing the skyline of the quintessentially English and highly sought-after Village of Kinver.

The current owners have fastidiously improved the property, seamlessly blending contemporary features with the Victorian character of the building delivering the most wonderful living space. Arranged over four floors, the accommodation features a splendid kitchen with entertaining area, four bedrooms - one of which would lend itself ideally as a home office or dependent relative annexe, two luxurious shower rooms and a beautiful house bathroom. There is private driveway parking and stunning views towards St Peter s Church. The historic Village of Kinver is on the doorstep with its renowned multi-cultural eateries, ever popular pubs and charming shops.

Genuinely this is one of the most impressively presented properties to hit the market locally in recent years. To fully appreciate the benefits of this home the importance of a viewing cannot be overemphasised.


The approach is by way of block paved driveway providing off road parking for two vehicles. With feature lighting, a substantial wrought iron gate opens into a Victorian blue brick courtyard with gravelled borders. On approaching the house, you are struck by the grandeur of the 19th Century façades and impressive original front door which opens into...

Entrance Hall

A welcoming entrance hall which has stairs rising to the first floor and descending enticingly down to the lower ground level, doors to the kitchen - dining room, living room and outside where there are steps down to the lower garden levels. There are stunning limestone floors which flow continuously into the kitchen - dining room. Central heating radiator.

Kitchen / Dining Room

7.19m x max x 4.06m (23'07 x max x 13'04)

The stunning kitchen combines built in storage, modern appliances, solid stone quartz work tops and a bespoke fitted dining booth, providing a perfect hub for family breakfasts through to fabulous dinner parties. A feature island centres the room with a range of base cabinets, inset ceramic Belfast sink with drainer grooves, integrated dishwasher, wine cooler, and a convenient breakfast bar. There are additional appliances which include an integrated fridge freezer, 'Fisher and Paykel double oven and induction hob with extractor housing above, and Quooker boiling water tap. The spacious kitchen is further enhanced by a bespoke alcove dresser style unit, period cast iron open fireplace with decorative surround and tiled hearth, double glazed bay window, two further double-glazed windows and two central heating radiators.

Living Room

3.99m x 3.40m (13'01 x 11'2)

A feature log burner sat on a slate hearth is set into the original Victorian fireplace surround, double-glazed bay window to side having fabulously elevated views looking over open countryside, automated roman window blinds, glazed built in storage cabinet/ bookcase, double-glazed window to rear and central heating radiator.

Lower Ground Floor

Enclosed turned staircase leads temptingly down to -

Lower Hallway

With central heating radiator, opening to utility room, wine cellar and shower room.

Charming Utility/ Second Kitchen

Doubling up as a fantastic boot room, the utility provides ceramic Belfast sink, set into base cabinets with quartz stone work top, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, double glazed window, central heating radiator, original blue brick floor, door to garden and archway to home office/ guest bedroom.

Home Office/Guest Bedroom

4.39m x 3.45m (14'05 x 11'4)

Raised storage platform, double glazed window and central heating radiator.

Wine Cellar/ Storage Room

Wine racking and central heating radiator.

Shower Room

Wash hand basin built into vanity unit, shower fitting, low level WC, central heating towel radiator, tiled walls and floor, period light well window.

First Floor Landing

Having stairs rising to the second floor and linen cupboard housing new 'Worcester' combination boiler, doors to -

Shower Room

Wash hand basin built into vanity unit with marble top, a step up to the shower cubicle, tiled walls, low level WC, fine countryside views from the double-glazed window and central heating towel radiator.

Bedroom Two

4.65m x 3.96m (15'03 x 13'0)

Feature cast iron fireplace with surround, two double glazed windows and two central heating radiators.

Bedroom Three

3.68m max x 3.23m max (12'01 max x 10'07 max)

Three double glazed windows to dual elevations and central heating radiator.

Second Floor Landing

Double glazed window, doors to Bedroom One and Bathroom.


Freestanding roll top bathtub with tap and handheld shower fitting, period style high level WC, walk in shower with glazed screen, large sink vanity cabinet with marble top and mirror, marble wall tiles, cast iron fireplace with surround, stunning vaulted pyramidal tower ceiling with exposed beams, two double glazed windows again having glorious, elevated views, and central heating radiator.

Bedroom One

4.67m x 3.53m (15'04 x 11'07)

Exposed vaulted pyramidal tower ceiling, automated roman blind to window, cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and delightful surround, central heating radiator.


From the lower ground floor, the driveway, front door and side door, access is afforded to a private patio area ideal for alfresco entertaining. A further raised sun trap terrace, cottage style garden laid to lawn is interspersed and bordered by a wealth of mature shrubs and flower beds, brick garden store and further storage shed. A paved pathway leads down to a wrought iron gate giving convenient access towards the village.

The Location

Kinver village has long been the destination of choice for those wanting to enjoy living in a semi-rural location and yet delivers the benefits of easily reached local amenities. The village offers well regarded schools suiting all age ranges as well as shops and eateries and lies adjacent to the National Trust owned Kinver Edge. A great base for commuting to the commercial centres of the Black Country and the towns, villages and open countryside of North Worcestershire.


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