Kinlet has great commuter links to Birmingham (25 miles) Kidderminster (8 Miles) and Stourbridge (15 miles) There are direct train services available from Stourbridge Junction and Kidderminster Station to London Marylebone.
The much sought-after hamlet of Kinlet dates back to the period of Edward the Confessor, it was indeed his wife Queen Edith of Wessex who held the knoll at Kinlet. There are good local facilities including a village school, post office, village store and local public houses. More extensive leisure, shopping and education facilities are available in the nearby Georgian town of Bewdley, Kidderminster and the Cathedral City of Worcester. The surrounding countryside offers superb leisure and outdoor facilities including three golf courses and the nearby Wyre Forest, which has an activity centre and huge amounts of walking and equestrian pursuits, all of which provide for superb local activities and entertainments.
There is a high quality of schooling close by within both the private and state sector including Abberley Hall Preparatory School, Stottesdon C of E Primary School, Lickhill Primary School and Cleobury Mortimer Primary School.
Courtyard Cottage is a truly stylish and sophisticated period family home with stunning attention detail throughout. A light, bright and airy property throughout that oozes charm and sophistication. The entrance hallway is welcoming, finished with a classic Flagstone floor and offering access to the downstairs WC, Sitting Room and Second Reception Room.
The Sitting Room is a lovely light room, complete with exposed timbers, period beams and feature Porthole window has a Clearview wood burner; perfect for those cold wintry nights.
On the other side of the Hallway is the second Reception Room and Kitchen/Diner/Family room which the current owner had opened up to create a wonderful open and bright space, fantastic for entertaining friends and family. This newly renovated Reception Room has been finished to a high standard with an engineered oak floor, bi-fold doors at either end of the room allowing light to flood in to the room all day; and for the colder evenings there is another elegant log burner in the corner.
The kitchen includes an integrated Bosch Dishwasher, low-level oven and 4 ring electric hob. There is plumbing for a Washing Machine and space for a Fridge Freezer. The Kitchen is finished to the good standard with Corian Worktops, a Belfast sink and Amtico flooring. The room also has an abundance of attractive cupboard space at both base and eye level. If you fancy alfresco dining or partying you can access the southerly facing garden and terrace via the French doors.
There are lots of beautiful detail throughout this cottage including the beautifully crafted Oak balustrading that leads you to the first floor and the half galleried landing with its vaulted ceiling and period beams.
First Floor Accommodation
The Master Suite with its period beams and vaulted ceiling has bespoke fitted double wardrobes, and direct access to the family bathroom via a Jack and Jill door. Light floods in to the room through the skylight. There are some stunning views of the surrounding countryside to the front of Courtyard Cottage from the Master Bedroom.
Bedroom 2 is a spacious light room, with a vaulted ceiling and period beam. This room also has fitted double wardrobes and a large skylight and window.
Bedroom 3 a good-sized room with a skylight to guarantee daylight from morning to night. The vaulted ceiling and wooden beam add a real sense of gravitas to this room.
Bathroom. This can be accessed from the landing or the Master Suite. There is a tiled shower cubicle in the corner, a large bath with wood paneling the rest of the bathroom is made up with a white suite.
Outside: The mature and well kept gardens at Courtyard Cottage are delightful. The property is approached by a sweeping gravel driveway to a gravelled parking area. There is a south facing garden and terraced area, ideal for dining al-fresco and a path that leads you around the house which brings you to another lawned area and dining area with a detached brick outbuilding.
SERVICES: Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating, private drainage.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Shropshire Council - Council Tax Band E