Illey Lane

Halesowen

  • 5

    bedrooms
  • 2

    bathrooms
  • 4

    receptions
  • Located in North Worcestershire green belt
  • Set in 11.8 acres of mature gardens and grounds
  • Self-contained annex ideal for multi-generational living
  • Mulitple versatile outbuildings
  • Gated driveway with ample space for several vechiles
  • Opportunity to develop the garage into a separate two bedroom dwelling with planning permission granted in July 2021
  • Swimming pool available
  • Close proximity to the near market town of Halesowen
  • Easy access to M5 motorway

Offers in excess of

2856 sq. ft.

01905 734720

Please quote reference number VIC230062

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A lovely farmhouse enjoying a secluded rural location and equestrian facilities...
  • Located in North Worcestershire green belt
  • Set in 11.8 acres of mature gardens and grounds
  • Self-contained annex ideal for multi-generational living
  • Mulitple versatile outbuildings
  • Gated driveway with ample space for several vechiles
  • Opportunity to develop the garage into a separate two bedroom dwelling with planning permission granted in July 2021
  • Swimming pool available
  • Close proximity to the near market town of Halesowen
  • Easy access to M5 motorway

• Nestled in the heart of the North Worcestershire green belt, this farmhouse offers the perfect balance of rural tranquillity and convenient access to local amenities, schools and transport links.

• Set within 11.8 acres of Worcestershire countryside, this property includes beautiful mature gardens, a self-contained annex and equestrian facilities.

• The expansive farmhouse boasts well-proportioned accommodation that includes three reception rooms that are perfect for family gatherings and entertaining.

• A self-contained annex, known as ‘The Cottage’, can be used for various purposes, such as a guest suite, home office, rental unit or is ideal for families who wish to accommodate multiple generations under one roof.

• The market town of Halesowen is well connected to the main transport networks, in particular to the motorway network via the M5, providing direct routes to Birmingham, Worcester and further afield.


The kitchen
A charming, traditional, solid wood farmhouse kitchen offers generous storage space and a sociable layout. One of the standout features is the superb AGA range cooker, a centrepiece that adds warmth and a touch of country kitchen appeal. The large island provides ample workspace and doubles as a casual dining area or a spot for socialising while preparing meals. 


The breakfast room
The adjoining dual aspect breakfast room features wooden parquet flooring and provides additional dining space to the open plan kitchen layout. There is a wooden door that provides access to a useful built-in pantry. A glazed door leads out to a porch, which features fitted wooden storage cupboards. The porch also provides access to a WC and the rear garden.


The conservatory
French doors from the living room lead to a large wooden framed conservatory overlooking the mature rear gardens. This bright and open space is a wonderful reception room for informal entertaining in the warmer summer months.


The hallway
The spacious entrance hall offers access to all ground floor rooms. There is also a wooden door that leads to the cellar, which provides useful cool storage. The switch back staircase leads to the first floor landing.


The living room
The generously sized dual aspect living room features a large bay window, ensuring it feels bright and extra spacious. A stone fireplace with a log-burning stove serves as the focal point, adding warmth and cosiness.


The dining room
The large bay window in the dining room bathes the space in natural light, creating a bright and welcoming atmosphere, while the exposed wooden beam and ornate fireplace add a touch of rustic charm to this well-proportioned reception room.


The study
Currently set up as a home office, this room’s versatility allows it to be easily adapted to suit various needs. It features a beautiful original fireplace with a striking copper hood and a large bay window that mirrors the one in the living room.


The principal bedroom
This generously proportioned room offers ample space for both sleeping and lounging areas. The thoughtfully designed built-in wardrobes and cabinets ensure the space remains well-organized and clutter-free. Large windows flood the room with natural light and provide picturesque views of the surrounding countryside, creating a tranquil and refreshing ambiance.


Bedroom two
This generously sized second double bedroom features a sink and ample space for a large double bed and additional free-standing bedroom furniture. A large sash window gives the room a light and airy feel.


Bedroom three
Bedroom three, another generously sized double room, features extensive built-in wardrobes and cupboards. The well-designed layout maximizes functionality, while a large window ensures the room is bright and well-lit.


Bedroom four
Bedroom four is another bright room, featuring a large, recessed cupboard, and could easily be re purposed as a hobby room.


The bathroom
The large bathroom suite includes a panel bath, a walk-in shower, a WC, bidet and pedestal basin. A delightful built-in window seat adds a charming touch to this family-friendly space.


The annex
Accessed via a separate exterior entrance, the self-contained annex is very versatile, serving as either a guest suite, home office, rental unit or ideal for families accommodating multiple generations under one roof while maintaining independence.


The kitchen
The open-plan kitchen and living space boasts a rustic aesthetic with exposed brickwork and wood-panelled walls, complemented by ample natural light from a large window. A delightful addition to the room is a traditional log-burning stove, enhancing its warm and inviting atmosphere.


The bedroom and shower room
The double bedroom features a large window that provides the room with lots of natural light, ensuring the self-contained space feels bright and inviting.

The room also includes built-in wooden wardrobes and the convenience of an adjoining en suite shower room.


The gardens and grounds
The property boasts extensive gardens and grounds that total 11.8 acres and offer a blend of beautifully maintained gardens and open green spaces. The well-landscaped garden areas immediately surrounding the farmhouse feature a variety of mature trees, shrubs and flowering plants, creating a picturesque and serene environment.

The garden’s thoughtful design offers both aesthetic appeal and practical space for gardening enthusiasts, making it a delightful addition to the property.

Additionally, the garden features an above ground swimming pool that requires some attention to restore it to its full potential.

The spacious patio area offers ample room for outdoor furniture and provides a tranquil, scenic outdoor space ideal for relaxation and informal al fresco entertainment. Surrounded by lush greenery and vibrant flowering plants, the space features a charming pergola adorned with climbing vines that enhance this picturesque setting.


The garages
The highly versatile and practical garage offers ample space for multiple vehicles, storage and workshop activities, while the location of this substantial brick-built structure ensures easy and convenient access. This building previously had planning consent for conversion to a two bedroom self-contained dwelling. Find out more on the Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council website, planning reference P20/1006.


The workshop and carport
A carport with room for multiple vehicles is connected to a useful workshop space at one end and a store offering further storage space at the other.


The stables and barns
Equestrian enthusiasts will appreciate the large timber stable block conveniently located just steps away from the main property, offering five stables one of which is currently used as a feed store/tack room.


The barns
This property also features two large secure barns ideal for storing agricultural machinery, equestrian equipment and feed. The larger of the two is a metal clad, steel frame barn, whilst the smaller barn is constructed of timber.


The paddocks
The well-maintained paddocks provide ample space for grazing of livestock, equestrian activities, wildlife and conservation projects or other outdoor activities. Their expansive size enhances the property’s versatility and potential for diverse land uses, making it an ideal choice for those pursuing a rural lifestyle or interested in establishing a smallholding.

The property benefits from oil central heating, mains electricity, mains water and a septic tank.

Council tax band E

Reservation Fee - refundable on exchange

A reservation 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 reservation fee, equivalent to 0.5% of the accepted offer, 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 reservation 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 reservation 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 reservation fees outlined above.