An imposing detached residence in a prime spot within the Kenilworth Road conservation area is available for purchase.

One of a number of large detached houses in Warwick Avenue, Earlsdon, Oakfield’s garden backs on to Stivichall Common.

Handy for Coventry, the University of Warwick and the motorway network, it is within walking distance of the heart of Earlsdon where there are many amenities to be found. Coventry rail station is around one mile away.

The house has accommodation over three floors and many attractive original features.

To the ground floor there is an entrance hall with oak panelled walls and matching doors.

The large lounge has an inglenook fireplace with marble insert and hearth, log effect gas fire and panelled walls with Delft racks over.

An archway connects with the dining room which is also oak panelled with Delft racks over. It has a built-in concealed bar, storage cupboard, display unit and French doors to the back garden.

There is a sitting room and fireplace with polished wood surround, marble insert and hearth, plaster display niches and even a porthole window with stained glass.

At the front of the house a breakfast room is connected via an archway to the kitchen. The kitchen has limed oak units with base and wall cupboards, built-in double oven, ceramic hob, part tiled walls, plumbing for a dishwasher, space for appliances and hatch to the dining room.

There is a laundry with plumbing for a washing machine and also a ground floor toilet.

A side annexe features a kitchenette with storage and appliance space. Next to it is a ground floor bathroom with bath, basin and toilet.

A dog-leg oak panelled staircase leads up to the first floor where there is a half landing with cloakroom.

There are five bedrooms to the first floor.

The master has fitted bedroom furniture, bay window and en suite bathroom with panelled bath, basin, shower and door to a separate toilet.

Bedroom two has fitted wardrobes, a gas fire and bay window. Bedrooms three to five have fitted or built-in wardrobes or storage. Five also has glazed doors to an Edwardian covered sleeping balcony.

The family bathroom has a panelled bath, basin, toilet, bidet and airing cupboard.

On the second floor the landing has built-in eaves storage cupboards. There are two more bedrooms here, one with built-in cupboards.

Outside there is a three car garage. A driveway to the front offers parking for a number of vehicles .

The back garden extends to more than 225 feet in length and is laid to lawn with herbaceous borders, mature trees and shrubs. A mature and productive vineyard of nine short rows is planted with a selection of vine varieties including Seyval Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Madeleine Angevine and Chardonnay.


AGENT: Brian Holt

TEL: 02476 712777


GUIDE PRICE: £795,000