Whitehouse Farm is 10 miles north of Worcester and is ideally set for countryside walks, horse riding and general countryside hobbies and pursuits.
Areley Kings offers an independent convenience store with post office, pharmacy and veterinary practice. The neighbouring village of Great Witley has further amenities including a village Hall, Doctors surgery, Village Store and Post Office.
The English Heritage’s Witley Court is just 5 minutes away, said to be one of English Heritages “no one ruin” which itself has stunning gardens designed by William Nesfield. For shopping and more extensive amenities the riverside town of Bewdley and Stourport-On-Severn are just a few miles away.
There is a high quality of schooling close by, in both the public and private sectors, including the catchment schools of Astley Church of England Primary School and the highly regarded Chantry High School.
In regards the independent sector, there is the Royal Worcester Grammar School, Kings School Worcester and Abberley Hall School.
Worcester (10miles) Birmingham (30 miles) and by rail there is a direct train service from Kidderminster (10 miles) direct into London Marylebone.
Ground floor accommodation:
The entrance hallway is spacious and wonderfully light with a beam, a vaulted ceiling with velux window and rich oak flooring which extends throughout most of the downstairs accommodation. There is a cloakroom, dining room and doors leading to the ancillary accommodation.
Double French doors lead into the spacious dining room with some original beams and an oil-fired burner, a fabulous and spacious room for entertaining. An open staircase leads up to the first-floor accommodation.
Upon entry into the large, bright sitting room you are immediately drawn to the impressive beamed ceiling, log burning stove with oak mantel over. Double French doors lead out to the conservatory which offers fantastic views of the garden.
The kitchen is most definitely the heart of this beautiful home, it has a good selection of wall and base units with granite work surfaces giving ample storage solutions, integrated dishwasher and fridge, Belfast sink and space for Aga/Rangemaster, fitted electric oven and hob. The kitchen allows space for more informal dining with doors leading to a utility room and outside courtyard. There is also a hidden dry cellar.
The snug is a perfect place to relax with an open fire, oak surround and brass canopy.
The ancillary accommodation offers versatile living with an open-plan sitting room, underfloor heating, a Belgian log burner and a range of wall and base units, an integrated cooker and electric hob is also in the kitchen area. Stairs lead up to two bedrooms and a good size shower room.
First Floor accommodation:
The spacious galleried landing is light and airy and oak doors lead to the master bedroom and en-suite shower room and 3 further bedrooms, a family bathroom and a study.
Whitehouse Farm is approached through wrought iron electric gates and along a long driveway which sweeps into a very large gravelled entrance to the property. There is a large block paved option area which borders the courtyard and lawn, an ideal space for entertaining or just enjoying the views of the glorious garden and charming well-stocked fish pond. A further courtyard offers a pleasant area to enjoy the late evening sun. The property benefits from ample car parking and double garaging and a separate double car port. An area beyond the parking is currently used as a vegetable garden and also boasts a greenhouse, log store and additional storage area. The large secluded garden surrounding the property is a mixture of lawns and shrubs and commands a southerly aspect. There are two separate fully stock-fenced paddocks, one of which incorporates a fruit orchard and wildlife pond, there is a water supply to the paddocks.
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