Tookeys Drive, Astwood Bank, Redditch, B96 6BB
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Summary: Occupying an approximate 8.65 acre plot in this stunning secluded position in the sought after village of Astwood Bank is Tookeys Farmhouse, a Grade II listed sympathetically improved and beautifully maintained gated 16th century residence that not only provides versatile accommodation extending to approximately 4,115sq. ft., but also offers vast grounds with far reaching views to the neighbouring countryside.
Description: The residential dwelling is believed to date back to 16th Century and is believed to have been King John's hunting lodge. Internally, the accommodation has been sympathetically extended and improved over the years, creating an elegant and characterful family home that offers a wealth of period features. The flexible five-bedroom is set over three floors and enjoys far-reaching views of the neighbouring countryside from every aspect.
The accommodation, which is enriched with original beams and stone flooring, is accessed via an enclosed porch to the entrance hall and leads to the bespoke breakfast kitchen, which offers integrated appliances and space for range oven, and large utility boot room with WC.
A superb lounge with imposing open fireplace opens to the separate dining room and charming snug and the inner hallway, where stairs rise to the first floor with store cupboard under, further leading to study room and a fantastic dual aspect family room.
To the first floor, the master bedroom suite includes an elegant en-suite bathroom with central freestanding bath, walk-in shower and dressing room, all accessed via dressing area with fitted wardrobes. A large second bedroom offers fitted wardrobes and two further double bedrooms and the main bathroom complete the first floor accommodation. Rising to the second floor there is a fabulous guest suite with its own en-suite bathroom, fitted landing storage and a vast walk-in partially boarded loft space.
Accessed via a gated paved driveway, offering parking for several vehicles, and set within beautifully manicured grounds of approximately 8.65 acres, which are mainly laid to lawn with paved patio and a tree lined boundary, currently boasting a golf course and pond with summerhouse. Further, there is access to the cellar, accessed externally from the garden and a larger than average double detached garage.
Location: Tookeys Drive is situated off the Evesham Road in the sought after village of Astwood Bank, the property benefits from having a number of local amenities nearby, including Post Office, Pharmacy and a number of pubs/ restaurants all within walking distance. Along with an outstanding rated primary school, there are many nurseries and a good high school all within easy walking access. The village of Astwood Bank offers some stunning country walks, all just a stones throw away. In addition, the town of Redditch offers easy access to motorway links (M42, Jct 2&3) and there are good rail and bus links.
Kitchen: 16' 0" x 13' 8" (4.88m x 4.18m)
Utility Room: 14' 9" x 10' 5" (4.50m x 3.18m)
Lounge: 18' 8" x 17' 8" (5.70m x 5.40m)
Dining Room: 17' 8" x 11' 10" (5.40m x 3.62m)
Family Room: 21' 7" x 18' 8" (6.60m x 5.70m)
Snug: 12' 11" x 9' 8" (3.95m x 2.95m)
Study: 12' 4" x 11' 6" (3.78m x 3.52m)
Double Garage: 26' 8" x 17' 2" (8.15m x 5.25m)
Stairs To First Floor Landing
Master Bedroom: 18' 4" x 15' 5" (5.60m x 4.70m)
En Suite: 15' 7" x 10' 0" (4.75m x 3.05m)
Bedroom Two: 22' 3" x 19' 6" (6.80m x 5.95m)
Bedroom Three: 15' 7" x 10' 9" (4.75m x 3.30m)
Bedroom Four: 12' 5" x 11' 5" (3.80m x 3.50m)
Bathroom: 11' 8" x 6' 6" (3.58m x 2.00m)
Stairs To Second Floor Landing
Bedroom Five: 22' 3" x 18' 4" (6.80m x 5.60m)
Bathroom: 12' 6" x 11' 9" (3.82m x 3.60m)
Please note that all the above information has been provided by the vendor in good faith, but will need verification by the purchaser's solicitor. Any areas, measurements or distances referred to are given as a guide only and are not precise. Floor plans are not drawn to scale and are provided as an indicative guide to help illustrate the general layout of the property only. The mention of any appliances and/or services in this description does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order and prospective purchasers should make their own investigations before finalising any agreement to purchase. It should not be assumed that any contents, furnishings or other items shown in photographs (which may have been taken with a wide angle lens) are included in the sale. Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property is not a statement that the necessary planning, building regulations, listed buildings or other consents have been obtained. We endeavour to make our details accurate and reliable, but they should not be relied on as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. The seller does not give any warranty in relation to the property and we have no authority to do so on their behalf.