A stunning period property on the edge of Wombourne, with lovely terraced garden and large vegetable plot, convenient for Birmingham and the West Midlands.
The Walk House is located in an edge-of-village location in Wombourne, a popular large village on the outskirts of the West Midlands. St. Benedicts Church sits prominently in the centre of the village which has a number of independent shops, a supermarket, restaurants and public houses. The Cricket, Tennis and Bowling Club host regular cricket matches and is an integral part of the community along with Wombourne Leisure Centre and Library. Transport links are mainly via the M5, M6/M6 Toll and Wolverhampton Station, which has direct links to London Euston in approximately 1hour 40 minutes. The area has many highly regarded schools both independent and maintained, including Tettenhall College, Wolverhampton Grammar, Wolverhampton Girls School and Newbridge Prepatory School.
The Walk House is a graceful and most substantial 8 bedroom Carolinian' period house dating from 1649. It has been in the same ownership for 56 years, it is constructed of brick beneath a tiled roof, and sits within a truly delightful private garden and grounds. The house retains many of its original features including a notable cruciform' beamed ceiling in the drawing room, oak staircase, Minton' tiled flooring in the entrance hall, tall skirting boards and picture rails.
Drawing Room The refined reception room has a wonderful cruciform' beamed ceiling which is a distinct and notable feature, with two tall 4 panelled windows which are double-glazed and flood the room with natural daylight. There is also an open fire with wood surround fireplace.
Sitting Room The second reception room is a lovely tranquil room with double French doors which open on to a garden patio.
Dining Room This elegant room also has a lovely feature surround open fireplace, wood floor and double glazed 4 panelled windows.
A rear hall leads to an inner-passageway and a downstairs WC.
Kitchen In the spacious fitted kitchen, there is a solid-fuel AGA oven, further integral NEFF electric double oven and induction hob and Miele Dishwasher. There is a wine rack area and access to the rear staircase.
Laundry Through from the kitchen the rather roomy laundry room has an outside door which conveniently leads to the smaller courtyard to the left side of the property, facing the gravelled driveway.
In this area of the property beyond the kitchen, there can be found the back staircase leading to the bedrooms and attic rooms, the boiler room, a very handy workshop and a door to the rear paved courtyard (with water-tap) and where there is a bin store area. The back courtyard has a gate onto the lane, where the household bins are collected. Furthermore there is a useful coalhouse and greenhouse.
Cellar The cellar is accessed from the main entrance hall and is a most spacious area, which has been kept in immaculate condition.
An imposing oak staircase leads to the first floor bedrooms:
Master Bedroom This is a most elegant room at the front of the house, with large window overlooking the lovely garden. There is a closed original fireplace and built-in wardrobes, dressing room and ensuite shower room.
Bedroom Two This is currently used as a twin bedroom, with a sash window casement and a walk-in wardrobe which could possibly be converted to an en-suite.
Bedroom Three This lovely room has fitted wardrobe and single aspect window.
Bedroom Four across the landing from the Master Bedroom is a smaller double bedroom with window and fitted wardrobe.
Main Bathroom Window and free-standing bath with shower over, and most spacious airing cupboard.
From the rear of the landing area, a staircase leads up to the attic rooms, all of which have windows, and which are currently not furnished but could be used as further four double bedrooms.
There is a separate double garage with electric doors, from which a pathway leads to a substantial vegetable garden, which was once planted as an orchard.
The beautiful and fragrant garden is arranged on two levels and has an abundance of planted flowers, shrubs and climbers. There is lavender in abundance, rose beds, an established magnolia tree, Corners Cova dogwood shrub and a lovely Kiftsgate Rose on the terrace outside the sitting room.
The main front garden is bordered by a sandstone wall to the left of the property and falls away to a pretty stream at the foot of the garden, the garden has been lovingly tended for many decades and is now an Eden of Loveliness.
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We are delighted to offer for sale this marvellous and much loved family home.Tony Morris-Eyton