Twichells is situated in the heart of Wychnor Park, a lovely peaceful rural position amidst open farmland and surrounding woodland, offering an unrivalled outdoor lifestyle, yet is within reach of Burton upon Trent, Lichfield, Derby and Birmingham via the A38. Local amenities can be found about 3 miles away in the popular village of Barton under Needwood, with independent and high street shops, together with public houses and restaurants. The area provides lots of opportunities for walking, cycling and horse riding and there are leisure facilities and a golf course close by at Wychnor Park Country Club and Spa. The property is in the catchment area for John Taylor High School in Barton under Needwood and private schools in the area include
Lichfield Cathedral School, Denstone College and Repton School. Trains to London are available from Lichfield Trent Valley and Burton on Trent railway stations.
A rare opportunity to purchase this substantial five bedroom detached property, which has undergone extensive refurbishment in recent years. Dating back to the 19th Century and offering circa 4201 sq.ft of accommodation in the main house, with character features retained and blended with contemporary style. Twichells is situated in the heart of Wychnor Park and takes in a stunning rural setting from the circa 14.21 acre plot, with range of traditional outbuildings, which surround the central parking courtyard and total 4538 sq.ft in all, offering a variety of uses, plus
garaging. There are wonderful mature gardens, grazing paddocks, a manege and delightful westerly views.
Approached from the front, a solid door opens into the spacious reception hallway, with stairs rising to the first floor and the first signs of the property's character features, such as the feature
fireplace and ceiling mouldings, which are continued throughout. There are steps down to a cellar with light and power and the hallway allows flow to principle rooms on the ground floor.
There is a stunning farmhouse style kitchen, with a comprehensive range of base and wall units, beneath granite work surfaces and a large central breakfast island. There is an Aga and integral double oven, together with further built in
appliances, a useful pantry store and a opening into the spacious and light dining room which has a feature fireplace and rear entry French doors taking in the stunning westerly views. The dining
room can also be accessed off the central hallway, where the sitting room is adjacent and equally as impressive, with fireplace incorporating a solid fuel stove and rear entry French doors. A
door opens into the generous study, with fitted furniture, barrel solid fuel stove and rear entry French doors taking in the delightful views. The ground floor is completed by a guest cloakroom and utility/boot room, which houses the oil-fired central heating boiler. The galleried first floor landing is light and airy and there is an excellent master bedroom suite, with fitted walk-in wardrobe and impressive three piece en-suite bathroom, with rear French doors and Juliet balcony, making the best of the views. There are a
further four bedrooms, one of which has a contemporary en-suite shower room. The beautifully appointed four-piece family
bathroom completes the first floor.
An impressive range of traditional buildings are set around a courtyard on the eastern side of Twichells. These are a mix of single and part two storey buildings of brick construction beneath
blue tile roofs. A single range close to the house provides a useful outhouse and and wood store. Two further single storey buildings can provide stabling in nine loose boxes, but are currently used as a mix of stabling and storage. A manege of circa 40m x 20m extends the equestrian facilitiesavailable. A part two-storey range is currently used to provide workshop and storage space. This excellent range of buildings offers scope to be put to a variety of uses, subject to any necessary consents. This may include conversion into further accommodation for guests, dependant relatives or as let accommodation. A mix of uses including home office space and a leisure wing could also work very well, subject to the necessary consents.
Gardens, grounds and pasture
Beautiful gardens are principally to the west and south of the house and they benefit from superb views to the west. The gardens display an attractive range of mature trees and shrubs,
with traditional hedging and lovely planting nearer the house, as well as a delightful seating terrace and a ha-ha to ensure the views are uninterrupted. There is a pond with a water feature, and an extensive vegetable garden with a range of raised beds, a polytunnel, and netted soft fruit beds growing blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and gooseberries. In all, the property
extends to about 14.20 acres, including about 13.22 acres of grazing land split between a main field lying to the west of the house, of about 11.72 acres, and a second field adjoining the
buildings of about 1.50 acres.
Farm For SaleTwichells, Wychnor Park, Wychnor, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire
Guide price £1,500,000 Sold
A substantial five bedroom detached property, presented to the highest of standards following recent refurbishment, with a range of outbuildings and standing in circa 14.21 acres in all.
- A substantial five bedroom detached property
- Presented to the highest of standards following recent refurbishment
- Broad reception hallway, well-appointed breakfast kitchen opening to the spacious dining room
- Sitting room and fitted study
- Utility/boot room
- Galleried landing, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and dressing room
- Four further bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, family bathroom
- Stunning gardens and grounds, to include grazing
- Range of traditional brick outbuildings and standing in circa 14.21 acres in all