Ledbrook Farm in Hob Lane, Barston, near Solihull, is a quite unconventional looking farm.

Not for it an old brick building with flagstone floor, muddy courtyard and barns full of farm equipment.

It is altogether more modern than that.

Nor does it have fields full of crops outside. Though with nine acres of land, including an open stable and paddocks, it lends itself to keeping horses, maybe even creating a market garden.

The house itself enjoys some beautiful views, and has large windows and French doors throughout to make to make the most of them.

In the L-shaped open plan kitchen/dining/family room there is a 12 foot VELFAC windows with integrated electric blinds. The bespoke kitchen has a central island while in the living area there are sliding doors that open out onto decking.

Ledbrook Farm in Hob Lane, Barston.
Ledbrook Farm in Hob Lane, Barston.

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This is not the only reception room, there is also a sitting room and a formal drawing room with French doors to the outside.

A good sized home office, large utility and cloakroom off the reception hall complete the rooms on this level. An open glass staircase leads up to the first floor.

Here a master bedroom suite also enjoys those enviable views. It has a dressing room and en suite bathroom.

There are four more double bedrooms which are served by two bathrooms.

Outside there is more accommodation in the form of a self-contained pied-à-terre with under floor heating beneath an open-plan kitchen/living area, and a bedroom with en suite and power shower.

On the ground floor there is a gym, which could otherwise be used as an office or as a consulting room, and a triple car garage.

Ledbrook Farm in Hob Lane, Barston.
Ledbrook Farm in Hob Lane, Barston.

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The gardens have been beautifully landscaped. From the kitchen/breakfast room and the drawing room a wide sun terrace looks out across the open fields and the lake beyond. This is stocked with koi carp, tench and roach. There is a fishing hut by the lake with an electric supply.

There are more formal beds, mature shrubs and several patios across the nine acres. Paddocks sit on either side of the driveway.

Barston is an attractive village surrounded by countryside but with excellent access to Midlands road and rail links.

The village has two pubs and a parish church. There are more shops in Balsall Common, Hampton in Arden and Knowle, which also have schools, doctors, dental surgeries and garages.

There are more extensive shopping and recreational facilities in Solihull.

The M42 is about three miles away. Hampton in Arden, about two miles away, has a railway station with a commuter service to Birmingham.

VIEWING INFORMATION

AGENT: Knight Frank

TEL: 01789 297 735

WEB: www.knightfrank.co.uk

GUIDE PRICE: £1,950,000