There is something rather fine looking about Fillongley Grange in Wood End Lane, Fillongley .
A superb example of Georgian architecture it has high ceilings, large windows (floor to ceiling in some rooms), detailed coving and plaster work to the ceiling, deep skirting, beautiful floors and impressive fireplaces.
Period features combine well with improvements made by the current owners as part of an extensive refurbishment programme.
The Grange is approached through automated gates and along a sweeping gravel driveway leading to the portico entrance.
Inside, a welcoming hallway with stone tiled flooring leads off to a number of elegant reception rooms.
To the right of the hall is the drawing room which has triple aspect sash windows complete with shutters and an open fireplace.
On the opposite side of the hall is the formal dining room where there are floor-to-ceiling sash windows and a particularly attractive oak floor.
An inner hall has access to a study which is ideal for working from home. To the end of this hall there is a boot room with access to a linen room. There is also a cloakroom with white heritage suite.
On the left of the inner hall, an informal dining/breakfast room has flagstone flooring, original built-in china cupboard, built-in larder and a fabulous cast iron range.
This room leads into an outstanding kitchen fitted with hand-painted units beneath Corian surfaces. Integrated appliances include a Neff combination microwave, a Miele dishwasher and a four-oven Aga with electric companion. It also incorporates a fantastic sitting/family area with panoramic views across the gardens.
A door leads off to a separate utility.
Below stairs, a three-chamber cellar could be put to a variety of uses including a wine store , games area and general storage.
A graceful mahogany staircase leads to the first floor where the triple aspect master suite has a feature fireplace and a private bathroom comes with central bath and separate shower.
There are four more bedrooms, all of them doubles. Two have en suite shower rooms and fireplaces.
A sixth possible bedroom is fitted with a range of wardrobes and is presently used as a dressing room.
There is also access from the landing to a sun terrace with glorious views across the surrounding countryside and the landscaped gardens below.These are mostly laid to lawn, interspersed with mature trees, as well as having an ornamental pond and a paved patio suitable for dining.
Close to the house there is a detached double garage with a gardener’s toilet.
The Grange enjoys a private location on the outskirts of Fillongley. The village provides excellent local facilities and is well placed for access to the nearby city of Coventry, Coleshill, Nuneaton and Atherstone.
The M6 is within easy reach with junctions at both Coleshill and Bedworth.
AGENT: John Shepherd
TEL: 01564 783866
GUIDE PRICE: £1,650,000