The Habit, Kiddemore Green Road, Brewood, Stafford, ST19
Full Property Description:
The Habit stands in a small and particularly exclusive development of just three barn conversions in the prestigious setting of The Blackladies, situated between Bishops Wood and Brewood. The property has a beautiful approach over a drive leading through meadows with a stunning aspect over the open ground and an ornamental lake
There is easy access to the shopping faciltiies and community life within the picturesque and sought after village of Brewood with Codsall, Stafford, Penkridge and Wolverhampton being within easy travelling distance.
Communications are exellent with convenient access both to the M54 and the M6 facilitating travelling Birmingham and beyond and the area is well served by a variety of both independent and maintained schools with Brewood First and Middle Schools and St Dominics Grammar School being nearby.
The Habit is a lovely, Grade II Listed residence created by the imaginative conversion of period outbuildings to the original Blackladies Priory making the best of the original features and offering spacious accommodation of great character which is fitted and appointed to a very high standard.
A recent improvement has been the provision of an annex with its own separate front door providing self-contained accommodation for a separate family member which could equally be used as the basis for a superb office suite for those wishing to work from home.
There is a Dayrooms Kitchen, the bath / shower rooms are all fitted with Heritage suites with the exception of the recently created wetroom which has Porcenalosa fitments. There is underfloor heating to the ground floor (except for the annex) and tasteful décor throughout.
The delightful garden intercepted by a stream is a unique feature and whilst the property enjoys considerable privacy it still offers views over surrounding countryside.
The front door is approached over blue brick steps with wrought iron railings and the excellent accommodation comprises a spacious DINING HALL with beamed ceiling with oak flooring and CLOAKROOM with pedestal basin and WC. The DRAWING ROOM has a brick fireplace with stone hearth and formal, cream surround, glazed double doors to garden, beamed ceiling, part cream painted wall panelling and double doors from the dining hall. On the other end of the dining hall is the SITTING ROOM, again approached by double doors from the hall and with glazed double doors to the garden at the rear. The extremely well appointed BREAKFAST KITCHEN installed by Dayrooms includes a range of fitted Shaker style units with granite tops, a delightful fitted window seat with storage drawers beneath, extraction hood, space for range cooker, integrated dishwasher and a central feature shaped island including cupboards and freezer, a Daewoo American style fridge freezer, stone paved floor, and stable door to garden. Beyond the kitchen is a UTILITY ROOM with sink unit, fitted units, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for a condensing tumble dryer and a store cupboard.
A door from the drawing room leads to a SELF CONTAINED ANNEX which includes a BED SITTING ROOM with beamed and raftered cathedral ceiling, a full range of tall shelved storage cupboards and corner wardrobe and a recently installed en-suite WET ROOM with rain shower and separate hose, wall hung WC and vanity unit with wash basin, electric underfloor heating, dual powered ladder towel rail and tiled walls. There is a separate front door to the independent entrance HALL with Karndean flooring and a door to the extensive garage.
A feature circular staircase with wrought iron balustrading leads to the landing with a semi-circular oak display shelf with inset uplighting to the half landing. The PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE has an exceptionally large bedroom which has a range of built in wardrobes and a beamed and raftered cathedral ceiling with an EN-SUITE BATHROOM with a panelled bath, vanity unit, corner shower, WC, ladder towel rail and stone flooring. The GUEST BEDROOM SUITE has a double bedroom with built in wardrobes and airing cupboard with recessed storage area above and double doors leading to the EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with a double shower, pedestal basin, WC and oak flooring. The THIRD BEDROOM has a beamed and raftered cathedral ceiling, built in wardrobes and a JACK AND JILL BATHROOM with an oval freestanding bath with chrome feet and furniture and a pencil hose shower, vanity unit, WC, part tiled walls, Karndean flooring and beamed and raftered ceiling and a door to BEDROOM FOUR with a beamed and raftered cathedral ceiling.
The property is approached over the long entrance drive which runs between fields of mown grass and an ornamental lake. Wooden double gates set in brick walls give access to the COURTYARD OF THE HABIT which is laid in Cotswold Cream stone gravel and which provides ample parking with surrounding miniature hedges, flowering and ornamental shrubs and interesting modern stonework features together with a large DOUBLE GARAGE with electric light and power and roof storage space. The property is constructed of brick with tiled roof and an extensive wisteria and on the front elevation with clipped privet features and a patio beyond on two levels.
The DELIGHTFUL GROUNDS considerably enhance the property. Outside the back door is a paved terrace with a decking area beyond which covers an original koi pool and there are sloping lawns leading to a semi-circular recessed and decked sitting area with a stream beyond and a bridge over the stream. Beyond the stream is further lawn with clipped hedging to secure privacy and take full enjoyment of the part westerly facing aspect. Along the rear wall of The Habit are well grown honeysuckle, climbing roses, variegated ivy and a further patio in the corner, again with climbing honeysuckle. There is some interesting topiary and a central matured Alder tree and a side gate leading to an Inner Courtyard with gate to the front which houses the oil tank and provides storage areas for bins and tools.
There are external electricity sockets and cold water supplies to both the front and rear of the property.
Leave Wolverhampton through Codsall Wood and then turn right in Bishops Wood following signs to Brewood. The entrance drive to Blackladies is then on the left (almost opposite the lane leading to Coldham) and marked by an attractive stone nameplate engraved The Blackladies'. Continue to the end of the drive, bear left beyond Tudor Barn and the gated entrance to The Habit is then on the right.
We are informed by the Vendors that all mains water and electricity are connected, drainage is to a septic tank. Central heating is part oil fired, radiator, under floor and electric under floor.
COUNCIL TAX BAND G - South Staffordshire
POSSESSION Vacant possession will be given on completion.
VIEWING Please contact the Tettenhall Office
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