In the 18 years that the current owners have lived at Weeford House Farm, there isn’t any part of it which hasn’t benefitted from it being enhanced or updated.
The property on Church Hill in Weeford, Lichfield, has entertainment on every floor, from a wine cellar in the basement to a cinema room on the top.
Though equipped with modern luxuries throughout, the house is actually thought to date back to the 1600s .
Apart from the main house there is also a detached barn that offers more accommodation.
The beautiful landscaped gardens are both attractive and productive, including a stunning koi carp pond and vegetable patch.
Electric gates open on to the large gravelled drive where there is parking for several vehicles.
The principal reception rooms lead off a large central hallway with mixed slate and underfloor heating.
The formal drawing room has a brick inglenook fireplace with multi fuel stove and exposed beams on the ceiling.
A family room features a large sandstone fireplace and large windows that overlooking the garden and lead out to the decked patio. Next to it is an office/games room.
There is a beautiful conservatory that benefits from self cleaning glass, which means there are always clear views over the orchard and water garden. Two sets of double doors lead to the garden.
In the dining room there is a reminder of the house’s age. Not only does it have an inglenook fireplace but it is also believed to have incorporated a priest’s escape hole to the cellar and outside.
A custom designed Miele kitchen offers catering, dining and sitting space. An oil Aga provides an element of tradition amid the contemporary units which are made from a combination of sweetgum and mocca glass with a silestone work surface and Miele appliances.
To the back of the kitchen, there is a more informal dining area with bi-fold doors to outside dining and entertaining areas.
On the first floor the fine master bedroom suite includes an outside covered balcony with heating which overlooks the gardens.
It has a separate walk-in wardrobe and an impressive en suite with a waterfall shower and roll-top bath.
Three more good-sized bedrooms all have en suite facilities and there is an additional family bathroom.
The second floor can be accessed via two separate staircases. It comprises of a bedroom/sitting room, a further bedroom with a bathroom and a cinema room incorporating a Bose Wave sound system which is wired through other parts of the house.
Outside the property is surrounded by well planned gardens which have many interesting features.
These include an oriental inspired koi carp pond with bridges over, a clematis pergola, an orchard within sweeping lawns, a further natural stocked pool and an excellent vegetable garden with greenhouse.
A large decked leisure area features a covered hot tub, sound system, seating, a dining area with electrically controlled awning over and another gazebo dining area overlooking the koi carp pond.
The grounds cover 2.18 acres in all.
To the side of the property is a three-car garage with a workshop and useful boarded storage area above.
Behind the garage, a long enclosed pen is suitable for dogs or a chicken run.
The detached barn is situated in the far north eastern corner of the grounds within its own walled and stoned courtyard garden.
It has a vaulted sitting room with full length windows, kitchen, two bedrooms and a wet room. This could be used as space for relatives or guests to live in or used as a home office. Weeford is a pretty rural village that is mentioned in the Domesday Book. It has a church and a popular restaurant, the School House.
The village sits between Lichfield, Sutton Coldfield and Tamworth, all offering excellent shopping, entertainment and schooling.
Leisure facilities close by include the famous Belfry Golf Centre, Drayton Manor Theme Park, and the Snowdome.
Even more locally there are stables less than half a mile from the house providing opportunities for riding.
TEL: 01952 239500
GUIDE PRICE: £1,750,000