Drakelow Lane

Wolverley, Kidderminster

  • 4

    bedrooms
  • 4

    bathrooms
  • 4

    receptions
  • Contemporary country home
  • Original period chapel features
  • Extensive al fresco dining terrace
  • 1 acre of tiered gardens and grounds
  • Wildlife friendly woodland
  • Peaceful rural location
  • Wolverley village nearby

Guide price

2784 sq. ft.

01905 734720

Please quote reference number JHE240082

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Originally a chapel, this remarkable country home blends historic charm with contemporary style.
  • Contemporary country home
  • Original period chapel features
  • Extensive al fresco dining terrace
  • 1 acre of tiered gardens and grounds
  • Wildlife friendly woodland
  • Peaceful rural location
  • Wolverley village nearby

• Originally a period Chapel, this property has been beautifully converted and extended into a contemporary country home retaining many of the original period features.

• Extending to approximately one acre, meticulously landscaped grounds transition from formal gardens adjacent to the house to wildlife-friendly areas that extend to the boundary.

• A large terrace with al-fresco dining area, outdoor bar and covered BBQ is a wonderful spot for summer entertaining, and enjoys uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside.

• The charming village of Wolverley is just a short stroll down the lane and has two excellent country pubs, a restaurant, and a tearoom.

• The property enjoys both the peace and tranquillity of this rural location and the convenience of its close proximity to the nearby towns of Kidderminster and Stourbridge.


The Kitchen
At the heart of this home is this high-quality open-plan kitchen dining living area which features a huge island breakfast bar and French doors that open out on to a large terrace. Centred around a spacious island with Corian counter top, this large, bright and airy space is perfectly suited to both family living and informal entertaining.

French doors open out on to the terrace from the seating area, connecting with inside space with the outside to create a fantastic summer entertaining space. The room enjoys an abundance of natural light and picturesque views of the gardens and woodland beyond. Down lighters and quality ‘Karndean’ flooring extends throughout and into the adjoining ground floor rooms.

The Dining Room
The kitchen flows seamlessly, via a square opening, into the adjoining dining room which features full height windows and bi-fold doors which flood the room with natural light whilst providing fantastic views of the gardens and neighbouring woodland. A multi-fuel stove ensures the room is equally as cosy and usable in the cooler winter months.

The Hallway
The spacious and inviting reception hall features original wooden parquet flooring and open tread wooden staircase that provides the access to the first floor. Doors lead from the hallway to the extensive ground floor living spaces.

The Family Room
To the front of the property, a spacious ‘family’ room has been created by the current owners by thoughtfully converting the double garage in to this multi-functional room. Currently utilised as a gym and games room, this space, enjoys stunning views overlooking the fields towards the nearby village of Wolverley, features parquet ‘effect’ flooring and could easily be reconfigured into an additional reception room.

The Office
Neatly tucked away in a secluded corner of the ground floor, this generously sized office features fitted wardrobes that would make conversion into an additional bedroom a relatively simple task.

The Ground Floor Shower Room
Completing the ground floor accommodation is a tastefully re-fitted shower room and a separate WC. The shower room features a tiled shower cubicle, a chrome towel radiator and pedestal wash basin.

The Landing
The large, bright and airy galleried landing seamlessly flows in to the spectacular first floor living room and provides access to the three bedrooms and family bathroom.

The First Floor Living Room
The breathtaking first floor living room features vaulted ceilings with exposed timbers and full- height windows that frame picturesque views of the gardens and surrounding countryside. At the centre of this spectacular dual aspect room, stands a wood-burning stove set upon an elegant slate hearth that adds a cosy warmth to this beautifully bright room.

Master Bedroom
The master bedroom is a generously sized double room with thoughtfully designed fitted wardrobes that add practicality without compromising the rooms proportions and a large window that overlooks the gardens ensures the room is filled with natural light.

Master En Suite
The modern, fully tiled master en suite shower room features a convenient walk-in shower, washbasin, WC and a large exposed wooden beam that has been thoughtfully integrated into the design of this well appointed en suite.

Bedroom Two
Bedroom two is a wonderfully bright and airy room, illuminated by the abundant natural light that pours through the expansive multi-aspect windows, whilst providing panoramic views of the gardens and surrounding countryside.

Bedroom Three
Bedroom three offers another spacious and luminous ambiance, brightened with natural light streaming through two expansive windows that also provide excellent views of the gardens and surrounding countryside. The room features exposed beams and two vertical radiators which contribute to both the aesthetic appeal and functionality of the space.

Family Bathroom
The luxurious triple aspect family bathroom is beautifully styled featuring a classic roll top bath high vaulted ceilings and wooden panelling to the walls.

Shower Room
A beautifully appointed, bright and airy shower room featuring a large walk in shower, WC and sink unit, completes the first floor accommodation.

The Terrace
The delightful and secluded raised terrace is laid to paving and gravel, enjoying lovely views of the gardens and grounds, it is a great space to sit and relax on sunny afternoons.

Al Fresco Dining Area
The terrace joins up with an al fresco dining area complete with an outside bar and covered BBQ area. Connecting seamlessly through French doors to the kitchen, this is a fantastic space for ideal for entertaining on warm summer evenings. There is also a large single garage with electricity and double wooden doors accessed via a gravel drive adjacent to the terrace.


Gardens and Grounds
This distinguished home is complemented by equally impressive grounds, meticulously designed and maintained to enhance the overall aesthetic appeal of the property. The gardens extend to approximately one acre and have been thoughtfully landscape, transitioning from formal gardens adjacent to the house, to more natural, wildlife friendly areas that blend harmoniously with the wooded backdrop.

Lower Gardens
Beyond the terrace, large sweeping lawns gently drop away to the second tier of garden which is home to a raised herb garden and many mature trees that including fig and cooking apple.

The Woodland
The lower level of gardens are very natural and include a wooded glade that is home to mature poplar and conifer trees and awash with wild garlic in the spring. In addition to the aforementioned garage there are two sheds and a useful wood store.

Mains electricity and water, oil central heating and private drainage. Broadband is available at this property.

Council tax band G

Administration Fee - refundable on exchange

An administration fee, refundable on exchange, is payable prior to the issue of the Memorandum of Sale and after which the property may be marked as Sold Subject to Contract. The fee will be reimbursed upon the successful Exchange of Contracts.

The fee will be retained by Andrew Grant in the event that you the buyer withdraws from the purchase or does not Exchange within 6 months of the fee being received other than for one or more of the following reasons:

1. Any significant material issues highlighted in a survey that were not evident or drawn to the attention of you the buyer prior to the Memorandum of Sale being issued.
2. Serious and material defect in the seller’s legal title.
3. Local search revealing a matter that has a material adverse effect on the market value of the property that was previously undeclared and not in the public domain.
4. The vendor withdrawing the property from sale.

The administration fee levels are as follows:
an agreed offer under £500,000 will be £750 inclusive of vat
an agreed offer between £500,000 and £1,000,000 will be £2,000 inclusive of vat
all agreed offers over £1,000,000 will be £3,000 inclusive of vat

The administration fee is payable upon acceptance by the vendor of an offer from a buyer and a positive completion of an assessment of the buyer’s financial status and ability to proceed.
Should a buyer’s financial position regarding the funding of the property prove to be fundamentally different from that declared by the buyer when the Memorandum of Sale was completed, then the Vendor has the right to withdraw from the sale and the administration fee retained. For example, where the buyer declares themselves as a cash buyer but are in fact relying on an unsecured sale of their property.

Once the administration fee has been paid, any renegotiation of the price stated in the memorandum of sale for any reason other than those covered in points 1 to 3 above will lead to the reservation fee being retained. A further fee will be levied on any subsequent reduced offer that is accepted by the vendor. This further fee will be subject to the same conditions that prevail for all administration fees outlined above.