£1,395,000

The Hollies Clifford Chambers, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire

Floorplans For The Hollies Clifford Chambers, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire

Description

The Hollies is a charming 17th century village house formerly two cottages with 20th century alterations. Built of a timber frame with brick infill on a rubble plinth beneath a handmade clay tiled roof. The property stands facing the village green directly opposite St. Helen's Church and the old rectory, forming part of a quintessential English street scene of mainly period properties. Unusually The Hollies never formed part of the Manor Estate and has only changed hands twice in the last 60 years. The current owners have made considerable improvements to the property since purchasing in 2008 to include conserving, restoring and updating most aspects respecting the historic fabric to provide a comfortable and charming home well suited to modern day living. Significant works included re roofing, the installation of a new gas fired central heating system, new kitchen and utility, new bathrooms, partial rewiring, extensive re plastering and re pointing in lime and replacing some windows and doors. The property retains all the expected period features of the era including a wealth of wall and ceiling timbers, oak parquet flooring, wide oak floorboards and two inglenook fireplaces. Floor plans show the aspect and layout of the accommodation with approximate measurements. Entrance Hall: With an oak staircase to the first floor, oak parquet flooring, part exposed stone walls and useful under stairs cupboard. Drawing Room: A delightful and spacious double aspect room with an oak door to the garden terrace and a lovely aspect towards the church. Inglenook fireplace partially built of Cotswold stone with an impressive bressummer beam with inset canopy housing a woodburning stove. Fitted corner cabinet, oak parquet flooring and extensive exposed timbers. Dining room: A charming double aspect room with a large Inglenook fireplace (currently sealed off). Oak parquet flooring and exposed timbers. Kitchen/Breakfast Room: The kitchen is double aspect with French doors onto the rear garden. Extensive range of bespoke hand painted units incorporating deep pan drawers and cupboards, and integrated appliances to include fridge/freezer, dishwasher and single oven. Light coloured Unistone Carrera Misterio work surfaces with grey marbling, upstands and a Villeroy & Boch ceramic sink. Feature circular island/breakfast bar made from oak. Smeg gas fired range cooker with six burners beneath an overmantel/canopy with extractor. Limestone floor. Utility: Housing the gas fired central heating boiler, consumer unit and washing machine. Bespoke wall and base units to match those of the kitchen. Door to garden terrace. Limestone floor continues. W.C: Thomas Crapper period style suite. Fitted carpet over terracotta floor. Attractive Landing: With pretty dormer window to the front elevation. Vaulted ceiling, chimney breast, exposed original floorboards and space for a study area. Further window to rear elevation overlooking part of the garden. Master Bedroom Suite: A delightful double aspect room with a vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. Oak flooring. Door to dressing cupboard leading through to a period style ensuite bathroom with Thomas Crapper sanitary ware and William Holland copper bathtub. Oak flooring continues throughout. Guest Bedroom: A double aspect room with a vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, chimney breast and exposed oak floorboards. Bedroom Three: A pretty bedroom with fitted wardrobes overlooking the orchard. Oak flooring. Family Bathroom: A beautifully refitted modern bathroom with high end Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware, fittings and tiling. Oak flooring. Outside The part walled gardens and grounds are an important feature of the overall property and adjoin open countryside to the rear. The property is approached through a pair of ornate gates and brick built pillars into a gravel drive and parking area leading to the garage. A pathway runs across the front of the property giving access to a canopied entrance porch. The property itself, is set behind a low retaining wall with further pair of pillars and gate into a central pathway with lawns to either side. The delightful gardens are predominantly to the south and the west of the house being mainly laid to lawn with established plants for year round interest and include some topiary. A beech hedge dissects the garden from the orchard on the south east side. Immediately to the rear of the property is a paved terrace with cottage style planted borders. There is a pretty brick built outhouse used for garden storage with Lean to field shelter attached. The orchard which lies to the south and the west of the house is bounded by established hedges, some of which have been traditionally laid. There are numerous varieties of young and mature trees including a magnificent English Oak. Access to the orchard is via the garden or the track entering the land via a traditional five bar gate. There is a small chicken run. Substantial Detached Garage Brick built with a pair of solid oak doors beneath a new roof, pedestrian door and windows. Space for large vehicle and workshop to rear.
Council tax band: G

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Key Features

  • Desirable village close to Stratford upon Avon Idyllic village setting
  • Charming detached property with an abundance of period features
  • Planning permission to enlarge
  • Lovely mature gardens and orchard
  • Excellent parking and garaging

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