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Blackcliffe, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Binton is a pretty village, set in the Avon Valley a short distance from the historic market town of Stratford upon Avon with its local amenities and facilities, and close to Welford on Avon and the gateway to the Cotswolds. There are good schools in the area including King Edward V1 and Shottery. Kings High School for girls at Warwick and Warwick Boys' School are highly regarded independent establishments. More detailed information is available from the local Education Office on (01926) 412143.

The area is rich in leisure and recreational amenities, and Stratford is home to the Royal Shakespeare Company. Junction 15 of the M40 motorway is some eleven miles away giving easy access to the national motorway network, Birmingham International Airport and Railway Station, the National Exhibition Centre and major commercial centres of the West Midlands.

Winscombe is a uniquely designed residence of some 2839 sq ft, which has been beautifully re-modelled to reference the art deco period. These attractive architectural features can be seen throughout the property and blend well with the modern choice of kitchen and décor. When entering the property through the solid oak double opening doors, you are greeted with a curved lobby with full height glazed columns, cloaks cupboard and internal glazed doors with decorative leaded design, which leads to an inviting guest hallway. There is a double height ceiling, marble tiled flooring and sweeping staircase with oak top balustrade leading to the upper floor. The principal living space is divided into four spaces and enjoys and open-plan feel over two levels. This offers a high degree of versatility and each area enjoys a unique and considered feature, such as the impressive log burner to the lower lounge, glazed roof lantern to the garden room or the full height glazed wall and double opening doors from the second living room, which affords a truly spectacular view of the adjoining river and beyond. Collectively the space is well laid out and the mixture of high ceilings, solid wood flooring and plentiful windows gives the space a luxurious and bright feel. There is also a separate study and a guest WC. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of solid units and modern door fronts and is complemented by a matt finished granite top and an extensive range of high quality appliances to include no less than three various sized ovens, warming door, hob, two dishwashers and a Miele coffee machine. There is also space for an American-style fridge freezer and for a generous family dining table, where beyond double opening glazed doors offer a truly amazing view of the grounds and river.

Proceed through the utility room into a large family room with ground floor shower room and spacious double bedroom to first floor, offering an ideal annexe or home office. To the upper floor of the main house there is a stylish bathroom which has been designed to encompass the art deco theme and is lavishly appointed. There are three further bedrooms, the master boasting a balcony, dressing room and sumptuous en suite shower room. All rooms are accessed via a galleried landing, overlooking the double height reception hallway. The house is set in an elevated position within the plot, which extends to some 0.70 of an acre affording breath taking views to the rear, over the adjoining river and countryside beyond. The gardens have been thoughtfully landscaped to offer a tiered arrangement with various seating areas, ideal for entertaining, together with mature planted beds and rolling lawns, all extending to the river bank, where there is a small jetty with mooring rights, allowing you to sail into Stratford town in a very relaxing 40 to 45 minutes or so. To the front of the property, there is a gravel driveway providing parking for several vehicles and an oversized detached double garage, which has been designed to accommodate two modern 4 x 4's. Viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the standard and scale of accommodation on offer, together with these breath taking and rarely available views and river frontage position.

GENERAL INFORMATION Directions: The property is located approximately five miles from Stratford-upon-Avon. When leaving the town centre, take the A4390 continuing onto the Evesham Road, passing the turning for Shottery and onto the B439. Continue along the Evesham Road passing the Binton Road to your left and the short layby, turning left into Blackcliffe into a private drive following that to the right flanked by fields to your right, continuing along the drive where the subject property will be found to the left, set beyond a generous frontage.

Subjective comments in these details imply the opinion of the selling Agent at the time these details were prepared. Naturally, the opinions of purchasers may differ.

Agents Note: We have not tested any of the electrical, central heating or sanitaryware appliances. Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the workings of the relevant items. Floor plans are for identification purposes only and not to scale. All room measurements and mileages quoted in these sales particulars are approximate.

Fixtures and Fittings: All those items mentioned in these particulars by way of fixtures and fittings are deemed to be included in the sale price. Others, if any, are excluded. However, we would always advise that this is confirmed by the purchaser at the point of offer.

Tenure: The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.

Services: Water, electric and drainage are all understood to be connected to the property. Central heating is oil fired.

Local Authority: Stratford-upon-Avon District Council. Council Tax Band G.

PLEASE NOTE: This property is being offered directly for sale by the vendor's estate agents,John Shepherd & Vaughan of Union Street, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and all information and photographs have been provided by the seller. As such, Waterside Properties have not inspected the property, and are therefore not able to verify the correctness of any of the statements of fact contained herewith; nor is Waterside Properties acting in an estate agency capacity in respect of this property for the vendor.

Please contact John Shepherd & Vaughan directly for further information or to arrange a viewing on 01789 292 659.

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