Holy Cross Lane

Belbroughton, Stourbridge

  • 6

  • 4

  • 5

  • Period family home
  • Potential annexe conversion
  • Spacious kitchen breakfast room
  • Six generously sized bedrooms
  • Two en-suites and dressing rooms
  • Two ground floor shower rooms
  • Picturesque walled garden
  • Detached two-storey office
  • Quadruple garage and woodstore
  • Expansive 8.3 acre field

Offers in excess of

5269 sq. ft.

01905 734720

Please quote reference number PCP230075

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An exquisite period family home...
  • Period family home
  • Potential annexe conversion
  • Spacious kitchen breakfast room
  • Six generously sized bedrooms
  • Two en-suites and dressing rooms
  • Two ground floor shower rooms
  • Picturesque walled garden
  • Detached two-storey office
  • Quadruple garage and woodstore
  • Expansive 8.3 acre field

Once a former barn and milking parlour, this stunning property is adorned with vaulted ceilings, traditional doors and inviting fireplaces.

With six spacious double bedrooms, residents enjoy ample personal space. The property further impresses with comprehensive bathroom amenities, including a luxurious en-suite, wet room and two additional shower rooms.

The milking parlour is self-contained with it’s own entrance, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms, thus flexible for use as a separate annexe.

At the heart of this property is a walled garden, complete with flower beds, topiary and a raised sun terrace, perfect for alfresco dining.

The former stables have been converted into a two-storey office space. Although technically designated for stabling, the building has been used as an office for many years.

Car enthusiasts will appreciate the quadruple garaging and driveway parking, ensuring ample space for multiple vehicles. There is also an electric car charging point, convenient for those with newer vehicles.

Spanning an impressive 8.3 acres, an expansive field caters to equestrian enthusiasts, providing optimal terrain for riding activities and quality grazing space for horses to roam and thrive in a natural environment.

This luxurious family home, exuding charm and character, boasts an expansive layout of quality living spaces and seamlessly marries historical charm with contemporary luxury. Featuring six double bedrooms and comprehensive bathroom amenities, including a wet room, en-suite and two additional shower rooms, along with cloakrooms, it truly captivates.

The living areas are equally impressive, comprising three spacious sitting rooms, a study, formal dining room and a kitchen breakfast room, complemented by a utility room. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and timbers, traditional larch and latch doors, oak window frames, wagon arch windows and inviting fireplaces further elevate charm and warmth.

Outside, the property is surrounded by sweeping lawns framed
by mature trees and a stunning walled garden. Equestrian enthusiasts will appreciate the expansive field, perfect for quality grazing and riding activities. Additionally, car enthusiasts will find solace in the quadruple garaging and ample driveway parking, rounding out the impressive offerings of this distinguished residence.

The Driveway
White Lodge Barn has a block-paved driveway that winds through landscaped gardens, culminating in a large parking area in front of the quadruple garage and woodstore. The property is elegantly framed by formal lawns featuring a diverse selection of specimen trees, enhancing the picturesque landscape.

The Entrance
A pathway leads from the driveway, spanning the front of the residence and providing a charming approach to the entrance. Upon entering through the oak stable style door, the reception hallway welcomes you with a bright and inviting ambiance, featuring oak floorboards, a front window and convenient access to the utility room and kitchen breakfast room through adjacent doors.

The Kitchen Breakfast Room
The kitchen breakfast room impresses with its expansive dimensions, spanning over 33 feet and boasting a comprehensive array of wall and base units, complemented by ample Baltic brown granite worktops incorporating a sink with a drainer and mixer tap. Notable features include an AGA with an extractor hood, stunning charcoal Porcelanosa tiled flooring with underfloor heating and a captivating, vaulted ceiling adorned with exposed beams. Integrated appliances, including an eye-level microwave/combi oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher, ensure functional elegance.

The centrepiece of this culinary haven is a magnificent island unit with a breakfast bar, offering extensive preparation space. Abundant natural light floods the room through its triple aspect windows, while doors provide seamless transitions to the rear sitting room, garden, inner hallway and formal dining room. There is plenty of room to accommodate a large dining table and chairs, creating a comfortable dining area.

The Utility Room
The utility room is equipped with wall units, worktops and a Belfast sink. Beneath the counter, ample space is available for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The room is finished with charming flagstone flooring.

The Dining Room
Adjacent to the kitchen, the formal dining room features rear-facing windows and French doors that open to the garden. This tastefully appointed space can accommodate a large dining table and additional furniture, complemented by a feature fireplace, recessed lighting and a charming ceiling beam.

The Garden Sitting Room
At the rear of the kitchen, double doors reveal a luminous sitting room, formerly the original milking parlour, characterised by a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and dual aspect windows, doors and French doors that enhance the room’s airy ambiance.

This versatile space effortlessly combines a functional kitchen area, equipped with essential amenities including wall and base units, ample worktop space, a breakfast bar and a one- and-a-half bowl sink with a drainer and mixer tap. Integrated appliances, such as an oven, hob, extractor and fridge, further enhance its functionality and convenience.

There is tiled flooring with the added luxury of underfloor heating seamlessly flowing throughout this part of the home. Importantly, there is significant potential to convert this area into a self-contained annexe, ideal for extended family living.

Bedrooms Five and Six
To the rear of the sitting room, there is access to a wet room and two generously proportioned double bedrooms, perfect for converting this area into an annexe. Both bedrooms offer spacious accommodation, with the larger room benefiting from triple aspect windows, while the other bedroom provides garden access through French doors.

The Wet Room
The elegant wet room is thoughtfully designed with a low-level WC, twin glass bowl washbasins atop a vanity unit and a spacious walk-in shower, complemented by tasteful tiling on the walls and Indonesian pebble flooring. A side window with obscure glazing ensures privacy while allowing natural light to filter in, enhanced by recessed spotlights that illuminate the room.

The Sitting Room
Returning to the inner hallway, a secluded study provides a tranquil workspace, conveniently located adjacent to a practical cloakroom. The hallway culminates in a spacious and character- filled sitting room, enhanced by a curved ash staircase ascending to a galleried landing. This inviting room features an impressive inglenook fireplace with Clearview wood burning stove and large windows that frame picturesque views of the surroundings. This lovely space features a door to the private walled garden and a further door serving as an additional entrance to the property.

Bedrooms Three and Four
Adjacent to the sitting room, a side lobby provides access to two additional double bedrooms, a utility room with washbasin that could be used as a cloakroom or kitchenette and a modern shower room. Both bedrooms are thoughtfully designed, featuring French windows overlooking the gardens.

The Shower Room
The modern shower room features stylish fixtures including a washbasin atop a vanity unit, a low-level WC and a spacious shower cubicle. Additionally, the adjacent utility room enhances functionality to this part of the property.

The First Floor
As you ascend the staircase, you are greeted by a luminous and expansive galleried landing that doubles as a second floor sitting room. This inviting space offers breathtaking views of the gardens and surroundings through its large front and rear windows. The room’s ambiance is further enhanced by a striking pitched roof, exposed timbers and beams and high-quality wooden flooring.

The Master Bedroom
Located to the left of the upstairs sitting room, the master bedroom exudes elegance and comfort, featuring triple aspect windows and a beautifully crafted vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. The room is illuminated by contemporary wall lights that create a serene atmosphere.

The En-Suite and Dressing Room
The en-suite bathroom includes tasteful wall tiling, exquisite wooden flooring and a comprehensive suite that includes a low-level WC and a freestanding clawfoot bathtub with a telephone-style shower attachment. Additionally, a separate shower cubicle and a Velux window complete the ensemble. Finally, a dedicated dressing room offers ample space for large wardrobes and a spacious airing cupboard.

Bedroom Two
Positioned to the right of the property, a small hallway provides access
to an additional bedroom, dressing room and well-appointed shower room. The bedroom boasts vaulted ceilings and windows, including Velux windows at both the front and rear, flooding the room with natural light.

The En-Suite and Dressing Room
Adjacent to the bedroom is an additional room which could be used as a dressing room, an extra bedroom or a nursery. This practical room offers ample storage space, while a conveniently located shower room at the front features essential amenities, including a WC, washbasin and shower cubicle, complemented by a Velux window.

Gardens and Grounds
This exquisite home is complemented by a thoughtfully designed walled garden, with paved walkways and an array of flower beds teeming with diverse shrubs and flora, making it an idyllic setting for alfresco dining or entertaining. Adjacent to the annexe and included within the sale is another patio area featuring a circular hot tub, perfect for stargazing on cold winter nights. Surrounding the property, formal lawned gardens provide a picturesque backdrop, ideal for families seeking quality outdoor space for leisure and recreation. For nature enthusiasts, there is a wildflower bank residing to one side of the driveway interspersed with fruit bearing trees.

For equine enthusiasts, this property offers an impressive asset, an expansive field spanning 8.3 acres, providing ample grazing space and ideal terrain for riding activities. Furthermore, there are two areas of woodland and a footpath that runs along the rear of the field, allowing the resident access to unlimited walks across adjoining countryside.

Nestled within the grounds are former stables which have been converted into a two-storey office space. Although technically designated for stabling, the building has been used as an office for many years.

Agent's Notes
The driveway leading from the road up to the left turn is owned by the neighbouring White Lodge. However, White Lodge Barn possesses full right- of-way access along this track. Conversely, the driveway extending from the left turn down to the barn is privately owned by White Lodge Barn.

Mains gas, electricity and water. Private septic tank. Security alarm system. Superfast broadband is available within the area.

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.