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10 bedroom Detached House for sale: Watling Street, Weeford


  • reception rooms 8
  • bedrooms 10
  • bathrooms 4
Reference: 35389_8395483

Key Features

  • A GRAND COUNTRY FAMILY HOME IN THIS RURAL SETTING.
  • CURRENTLY TWO RESIDENCES WHICH COULD BE CONVERTED EASILY BACK TO ONE.
  • A LARGE SWEEPING DRIVE LEADING TO THE FRONT COURTYARD.
  • GROUNDS EXTENDING TO APPROXIMATELY 3.5ACRES.
  • TOTAL OF10 DOUBLE BEDROOMS SET OVER THREE FLOORS.
  • GARAGING FOR FOUR VEHICLES.
  • STILL MAINTAINS MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES OF ITS PERIOD.
  • COUNTRY WALK TO WEEFORD VILLAGE.
  • SHORT DRIVE TO TAMWORTH, SUTTON COLDFIELD & MAJOR ROAD NETWORKS.
  • VAST SCOPE TO DEVELOPE AND ENHANCE FURTHER, IF DESIRED.

Description

Bourne House & Bourne House Cottage are available to be converted back into a large stately home set within its own private grounds with separate garaging for upto 4 vehicles. Still maintaining many original features of the circa 1800's.


Bourne House & Bourne House Cottage
Watling Street
Weeford
WS14 0PJ
Bourne House & Bourne House Cottage, date back to the 18th century and are part of this handsome country estate located at the end of a sweeping tree lined drive to a gravel courtyard with detached triple car garage and surrounded by grounds extending to just under 4acres.

Once known as the Vicarage Estate of Weeford Church this much loved home has been within the current family for many years and offers an idyllic setting The properties are currently split into two but could easily be converted to create a truly stunning individual home for a large family to enjoy.

Bourne House is an impressive charming characterful home entered via a vestibule entrance which in turn opens through to the grand reception hall with feature Georgian style windows overlooking the front drive with an entrance onto the extensive gardens to the rear. The reception hall has a striking spindled staircase and doors open through to the decorative drawing room, which still maintains many fine features of its period with a large bay window overlooking the stunning grounds to the rear. There are two further large reception rooms, the sitting room enjoying an open fireplace and the dining room having a glass hatch to the kitchen. The well-appointed fitted breakfast kitchen has a large central island with a copper extractor hood. The kitchen benefits from having an integral double oven, fridge, and dishwasher and has space to cater for a large family dining table. The spacious utility gives access out onto the grounds
and provides ample storage space and room for appliances. There are two guest cloakrooms which complete the accommodation to the ground floor.

Upstairs leading from the impressive galleried landing is an open study area, there are four large double bedroom suites that all enjoy the views of the expansive grounds and the surrounding countryside to the rear. The main bedroom offers a walk in dressing room and an opportunity to install an ensuite. There is a further Jack and Jill ensuite to bedroom two, a main bathroom that serves the remaining two double bedrooms and a further separate w.c, To the second floor, there are two further double bedrooms and a cinema room which provides access to excellent eaves storage and attic space.

Outside there is a triple car garage with an integral trade’s w.c. A pathway leads from the front of the property through the countryside to the pretty Village of Weeford and St Marys Church.

Bourne House is attached to Bourne House Cottage, which was once the servants’ quarters to the main house. Bourne House Cottage is a substantial four bedroom family home with access via an impressive entrance which opens through to a spacious reception hall. Leading from the hall is the drawing room with a feature fireplace, study overlooking the front elevation, sitting room which has double doors opening onto the rear gardens, guest cloakroom with w.c, dining room and a well-appointed breakfast kitchen which gives access out onto the front drive.

To the first floor there are four double bedrooms with ensuite to the master and bedroom three offering potential for a further ensuite to be added, subject to planning consent, and there is a main bathroom. The cellar offers three individual cold stores offering further potential to develop. There is a garage adjoining Bourne House and Bourne Cottage, which is currently being used as an office facility but could easily be converted back into a garage if needed.

The two properties would make a truly magnificent family home with its own private grounds. The properties benefit from being close to main road networks providing an instant link for destinations further afield. The clients have investigated whether the property offers a commercial opportunity, this was looked upon favourably subject to planning permission being obtain.

Bourne House Accommodation

Ground Floor Accommodation

Vestibule
Substantial Reception Hall 7.61 x 2.27 (25’ x 7’5)
Guest Cloakroom
Drawing Room 7.10 x 5.48 (23’ x 18’)
Sitting Room 5.49 x 4.24 (18’ x 13’14’)
Dining Room 5.49 x 4.89 (18’ x 16’)
Breakfast Kitchen 5.48 x 4.58 (18’ x 15’)
Utility 5.92 x 2.66 (19’5 x 8’9)
Cloakroom with W.C

First Floor Accommodation

Galleried Landing with open Study
Bedroom 5.87 x 3.84 (19’3 x 12’7)
Potential Ensuite
Dressing Room 3.99 x 1.53 (13’ x 5’)
Bedroom 6.43 x 4.18 (21’ x 13’9)
Bedroom 5.60 x 4.25 (18’4 x 14’)
Bedroom 5.50 x 4.90 (18’ x 16’)
Jack and Jill Ensuite 4.16 x 2.12 (13’7 x 7’)
Main Bathroom 5.10 x 2.59 (16’8 x 8’6)
Study 4.45 x 2.75 (14’7 x 9’)
Separate W.C

Second Floor Accommodation

Bedroom 5.54 x 4.90 (18’2 x 16’)
Bedroom 4.61 x 4.27 (15’ x 14’)
Cinema Room 6.42 x 3.18 (21’ x 10’5)
Attic Space 5.67 x 2.56 (18’7 x 8’4)
Eaves Storage

Outside

Triple Car Garage 8.30 max x 8.31max (27’ x 27’)
Trades W.C

Bourne House Cottage Accommodation

Ground Floor Accommodation

Welcoming Reception Hall
Guest Cloakroom
Drawing Room 4.63 x 3.97 (15’ x 13’)
Sitting Room 3.48 x 3.17 (11’4 x 10’4)
Dining Room 5.11 x 3.54max 3.03min (16’7 x 11’6max 9’9)
Breakfast Kitchen 5.17 x 3.02 (16’10 x 9’9)

First Floor Accommodation

Landing
Main Bedroom 4.56 x 4.09 (14’10 x 13’4)
Ensuite Bathroom 3.44 x 1.67 (11’2 x 5’5)
Bedroom 4.04 x 3.48 (13’2 x 11’4)
Potential Ensuite 2.29 x 1.39max (7’5 x 4’6)
Bedroom 5.16 x 3.03 (16’9 x 9’9)
Bedroom 5.12 x 3.58 (49’6 x 11’7)
Main Bathroom 3.44 x 1.71 (11’2 x 5’6)

Basement Level

Cellar 1 2.13 x 2.08 (6.10 x 6.8)
Cellar 2 3.55 x 2.31 (11’6 x 7’6)
Cellar 3 3.18 x 2.08 (10’4 x 6’8)

Outside

Optional Garage/Office 5.16 x 3.05 (16’9 x 10’)

Additional Information
Tenure
We can confirm that the property is Freehold

Council Tax Band
We can confirm that the council tax is payable to Lichfield Council and the band for the properties are:
Bourne House Cottage is Band E
Bourne House is Band H
(Please note that the banding may change if the property was to be converted back to one dwelling)

Plot Size
Total Plot is 3.6acres

Viewings
Strictly via appointment through our Exclusive and Rural Homes Department at our Four Oaks Office on
0121 308 5511 or via sales@exclusiveandruralhomes.co.uk

Road Networks
The property is located of the old A5 to Tamworth, and also provides easy access to the major road networks including the M6 Toll, A38 to M42 & M1 for destinations further afield. Providing an instant link to City of Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield.

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Reference: 35389_8395483

Contact Agent

Paul Carr Estate Agents

15 & 17 Belwell Lane, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B74 4AA
Tel: 0121 308 5511