Outstanding manor house situated in an elevated position with far-reaching views while remaining extremely private, this property offers great room proportions and an exceptional quality finish.
Occupying an edge of village position, Shenstone House is accessed through a pair of wrought iron electric gates with a long private drive leading down to the courtyard at the front of the property. The property was built by the current owners approximately 15 years ago and sits in an elevated position with outstanding views over the garden and beyond. Constructed in two halves, one side impressive stone and the other red brick and timber with beautiful stone mullion leaded windows giving the property huge character and an impressive exterior.The property offers exceptional proportions and the layout of the downstairs is ideal for entertaining as the house has been designed so that all of the reception rooms lead off a large double height reception hall. The quality of finish in the property is clear to see with beautiful exposed wooden beams, large stone fireplace surrounds, oak and stone floors throughout the ground floor with underfloor heating.The drawing room and family kitchen enjoy southerly views over the garden and have access out on to a large patio area, the kitchen is hand built and fitted with top of the range appliances. The dining room and study are on the north side of the property, the study benefits from a lovely view up the tree lined driveway and beautiful hand built wooden storage units. On the lower ground floor, the owners have created an entertaining room with cinema and a bar, designed with a ski chalet feel in mind.Upstairs, the principal bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and dressing room and enjoys the southerly views. There are a further four-bedroom suites on the first floor and two bedrooms sharing a bathroom on the second floor. The quality of finish continues upstairs with exceptional bathroom finishes, including a stone bath and hand-built oak wardrobe units.CottageThe cottage is situated on the opposite side of the courtyard to the main house consisting of a sitting/dining room, kitchen and two bedrooms sharing a bathroom. The cottage is in immaculate order and would be ideal for staff accommodation or guest overspill.OutbuildingsThere is a range of outbuilding on the property including a number of garages and workshops, a gardeners' room with WC and a large storage barn which subject to planning permission could be utilised as indoor pool complex, it is currently used for car storage.Garden & GroundsShenstone House sits perfectly in the middle of its garden and grounds, surrounded by beautiful strategically managed woodland offering complete privacy. There are large formal lawns, an impressive water feature, a fully stocked walledgarden, a tennis court and paths that make for wonderful walks through the grounds. Furthermore, there are several patio areas and spaces for outdoor entertaining and a large pond in the middle of the garden.There is approximately 40 acres of arable land which is farmed but could be taken back in hand.
Henley-in-Arden 5 milesM40 (J16) 5 milesSolihull 8 milesBirmingham International Airport and Intercity Railway Station 13 miles (trains to London Euston from 1 hr 21 mins)Birmingham City centre 14 milesStratford-upon-Avon 16 miles