Stratford Hall comes to thought as Uncle Dennis owner of his manner, the marking of this wonder of a rise to what is proper introduction to Mr. Blunt and his lyrics, The Front!! Uncle Dennis gave rise to the first punting experience on his own property with a pond where he in yet a thicker stutter mumbled in the library on another day as I wondered on the horse stable with the clock. In response, as Uncle Dennis in a single status, and, a Gentleman of uniform appeal announced in great clarity often an address, the bloody Town......... His brother, my Grandpodes speaking in a stutter 'saving the moat' breaks the mold today the 19th of February 2017! Those ole blokes were in chorus of define, never did I think to thought of philosophy of speech: The Brits do their 'kenning' in description and The Canal, that Stratford-upon-Avon Canal meandering through Henley-in-Arden to spell it all out as gently as the ............Cup of tea, the hot summer in England, give say to Waters Upton which is a small village and civil parish in Shropshire, England. The population of the Civil Parish at the 2011 Census was 951 and recorded in the Domesday book as "Uptone", when it was stated to be tenanted by a "Seuuard", and to have been held by a man called "Gamel" before the Conquest.......
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Moated Manor House 4/5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 3 Reception Rooms Indoor Swimming Pool Extensive Barns About 8 Acres Grade Ii
Moated country house of immense charm idyllically located in 8 acres
*Grade II listed *Music Room/Reception hall *3 reception rooms *Kitchen/breakfast room *5 bedrooms *2 bathrooms *Indoor swimming pool *Extensive range of brick and tile barns and outbuildings providing garage and stores and offering further potential (Subject to planning) *Moated gardens and grounds
Floor Layout Plan
THIS PLAN IS FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES ONLY
It is not to scale and is intended to show the approximate relationship of one room to another, with an indication of the main fixtures and fittings
Lowsonford is a delightful unspoilt Warwickshire village, with a thriving community, enjoying a rural location yet conveniently placed for quick access to Henley in Arden (approximately four miles) which provides a comprehensive range of shopping and recreational facilities. In addition, the larger villages of Knowle, Dorridge and Hockley Heath are close to hand as is Solihull town centre with its extensive and unrivalled amenities, including the new Touchwood shopping centre. Lowsonford contains a variety of interesting dwellings as well as the renowned and picturesque canalside Fleur de Lys Inn. There are many delightful canalside walks along the towpaths, as well as bridleways through the beautiful countryside surrounding Lowsonford.
The N.E.C., Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station are all within an approximate 20/25 minute drive and the M42 junction at Monkspath and the M40 junction at Hockley Heath are both within an approximate ten minute drive, thereby providing fast links to the M1, M5 and M6.
Bushwood Hall occupies an idyllic rural location on the outskirts of Lowsonford village and in the heart of the Tapster valley and is one of the few moated properties in the area, dating back to the 16th century.
Steeped in history, the site of this moated manor house can be traced back to 1314 when there was a stone gatehouse on the site built by Sir John de Bishopsden, which was erected to link to the drawbridge over the moat. The timbers forming the lower part of the drawbridge were excavated in 1961 and are preserved in one of the barns.
The moat, which is certainly older than 1314 has been carefully preserved and has water all the way round, being fed by springs and overflowing into the nearby Tapste Brook. Interestingly, Robert Catesby, leader of the 1605 Gunpowder plot was born at Bushwood Hall in 1573 and the original stone house was superseded by a newer more comfortable house in or around 1600 and this forms the rear portion of the current Bushwood Hall. The front part of the house was probably built circa 1800 and was a working farm until 1960.
The current Grade II listed Bushwood Hall presents a most appealing elevation and forms a very quintessential English period property with its extensive range of outbuildings, orchard, gardens and moat. The character accommodation briefly offers
ON THE GROUND FLOOR
*Reception/Music room **Lounge with inglenook *Family Room *Dining Room *Breakfast Kitchen *Cloakroom *Cellar
Two double bedrooms both connecting to dressing room/bedroom 5 with bathroom leading off
*Two further bedrooms *Family bathroom
*Detached two storey outbuilding providing garage with store above
*Extensive range of two storey brick and tile outbuildings, grouped around a central orchard and providing implement and storage facilities, offering further potential, subject to planning
Pool Barn, with covered indoor swimming pool.
Garden and implement storage building
MOAT, LAWNED GARDENS, ORCHARD AND GROUNDS EXTENDING TO 8 ACRES
On The Ground Floor
with lantern light, arched panelled door leading into:
Reception Hall/Music Room
3.76m(12'4'') x 4.46m(14'8'')
having oak wood block flooring, stained oak centre beam, leaded light front window and panelled glazed french doors leading on to the garden. Attractive stripped pine panelled doors lead off to:
having cloaks area with oak wood block floor, coat hooks, exposed wall beams and door to:
with high level suite, wash hand basin with tiled splashback and side window.
4.98m(16'4'') x 4.02m(13'2'')
with exposed wall and ceiling beams, double glazed windows to the side and leaded light window to the front.
Steps from the main reception hall lead down to a
Inner Flagstone Lobby
with wall light point and door with timber staircase leading down to:
divided into three compartments and having raised setlass, electric light and power supply. Also housing the Worcester Danesmoor oil fired central heating boiler.
4.50m(14'9'') x 4.26m(14'0'')
with superb flagstone floor, exposed wall and ceiling beams and wide brick inglenook fireplace with raised hearth, metal canopy, built in store cupboard with oak door and oak beam above. Windows on two sides overlooking the garden and door to the dining room.
4.90m(16'1'') x 5.86m(19'3'')
having windows on two sides with views over the garden, arched brick recesses to either side of the bay, one containing the old copper. Exposed timbers and brick wall panels, two wall light points, door to the rear garden and additional staircase to the first floor accommodation.
4.31m(14'2'') x 4.20m(13'9'')
having a range of white panelled units with polished granite work tops which include stainless steel double drainer sink unit with stainless steel preparation surface to one side, excellent range of fitted base cupboard and drawer units and matching wall cupboards with down lighting. Burgundy Aga with twin ovens and hobs and adjoining Aga module with electric hob and two ovens. Ceramic wall tiling to the rear of the work areas, exposed ceiling beam, space with plumbing for dishwasher, window overlooking the moat and adjoining gardens and stable door to the garden.
A staircase rises from the reception hall to:
with wide oak plank floor boarding and doors leading off to:
4.75m(15'7'') x 4.47m(14'8'')
with wide oak plank floor boarding, exposed wall and ceiling beams, window with lovely views over the gardens and countryside beyond and door to:
Dressing Room/Bedroom 5
3.83m(12'7'') x 5.17m(17'0'')
with secondary glazed window to the rear garden, exposed purlin beams, built in store cupboard and door to:
with whirlpool bath tub, wash hand basin, low level w.c., ceramic tiled splashbacks, exposed beams and leaded light window.
4.78m(15'8'') x 4.32m(14'2'')
with exposed wall timbers, two wall light points, wash hand basin with tiled splashback and window overlooking the moat and gardens. Also connecting door to the dressing room.
A further flight of stairs leads to:
On The First Floor
with leaded light window to the front and striped pine doors to:
3.07m(10'1'') x 4.15m(13'7'')
with leaded light window to the front, pedestal wash hand basin and door to:
Walk In Store Room
with stainless steel sink.
3.75m(12'4'') x 4.13m(13'7'')
with leaded light window to the front, additional side window.
with panelled bath with tiling to rear, w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin with mirrored splashback. Heated towel rail and leaded light side window. Airing cupboard with slatted shelves.
Surrounding Bushwood Hall are an extensive range of brick and tile outbuildings which offer further potential and comprise as follows:
Two Storey Garage
5.89m(19'4'') x 4.59m(15'1'')
with electric roller shutter door and steps leading up to roof storage space.
Range of courtyard brick and tile barns which offer implement storage with storage area above.
with flagstone floor, high arched timber doors to the front. Door to the courtyard.
Attached Corner Barn with internal livestock pens with inset feeding troughs. Two Storey Main Barn with central driftway with flagstone floor and fine oak roof trusses. Swimming Pool Barn with heated pool, stone paved surround, exposed roof trusses and perspex roof. Also doors giving access to the front orchard and fields to the rear. To the front of the barns and within the courtyard setting is a Fruit Orchard with a variety of apple trees. From the barns and garage building a timber foot bridge over the moat then gives access to the front of the property with a further brick and tile outbuilding providing bike and garden tool storage facility.
The gardens that surround Bushwood Hall are laid mainly to lawn with a variety of mature trees and the property is then surrounded by the moat with further pasture land beyond, all providing a truly unique and idyllic setting with an enviable southerly aspect, extending in all to approximately 8 acres.
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.
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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. 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 included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded. Carpets, curtains and light fittings available by separate negotiation.
Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.
Services: Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Central heating is by way of an oil fired system and the drainage is to a septic tank.
Local Authority: Warwick District Council.
Postal Address: The correct postal address of the property is understood to be Bushwood Hall, Bushwood Lane, Lowsonford, Henley in Arden B95 5HA. Land: It is suggested that prior to exchange of contracts, prospective purchasers walk the land and boundaries in order to satisfy themselves as to the exact area of land they are purchasing and also to check all fixtures and fittings either included or excluded in the sale.
Directions: From the agents office in Hockley Heath proceed south along the A3400 Stratford Road passing over the M40 motorway and continue up Lapworth Hill and take the second turning on the left signposted Lowsonford into Bushwood Lane. Continue for approximately 1.25 miles and Bushwood Hall will be found on the right hand side.
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