Fisherwick Road, Whittington
- 7 bedrooms
- 3 receptions
- 3 bathrooms
A truly outstanding and historic family home extending to approximately 5,507 square feet of internal accommodation and sitting within formal gardens of approximately 0.85 of an acre at the heart of this popular Staffordshire village. One of only a handful of homes within Whittington to offer such vast and sumptuous family accommodation perfectly blending practical family living space with the opulent twists of grandeur that a house of this importance should possess. Dating back to the early 18th Century with later additions in the early 19th Century this Grade II Listed property's elegance and resplendent history of is evident at every turn.
The upper floors offer seven bedrooms and three bathrooms all spanning off an intricate web of impressive landings and staircases linked by the grandest of central staircases boasting a wonderful symmetry.
The ground floor echos the grandeur of the upper floors with an impressive reception hall, panelled drawing room and two further receptions rooms with the kitchen, utility and conservatory adding a wonderful contemporary twist catering to the needs of a modern family. There is also a large cellar.
Externally the property occupies a plot of some 0.85 of an acre with manicured lawned gardens at the heart of the village and a gated gravel driveway offering parking for many vehicles and a garage of over 250 sq.ft with stairs to a loft area.
Viewing is essential to appreciate the abundant charm and flexibility of this home as well as it's further potential.
A room of resplendent elegance with the grandest of 'shallow tread' staircases rising to the upper floors. With partial panelling to the walls, intricate plaster work and windows to both the front and rear aspects.
An oak panelled, double aspect, room with exposed ceiling beams and a central focal point of a log burning stove nestling in an impressive fireplace.
A room of enormous proportions again with a bright double aspect with three large sash windows with original shutters to the side and rear aspects bathing the room in natural light. Also boasting intricate plasterwork and a marble fireplace. Currently fitted with a temporary kitchen and used as a games room.
Study / Sitting Room
Offering a more 'cosy' alternative to the more formal reception rooms. A sash window with original shutters gives pleasant views over the rear garden and there are a selection of original fitted cupboards.
A beautifully presented kitchen finished to the most exacting of standards offering bespoke units, with a central island, quartz worksurfaces and a selection of integrated appliances. Pantry storage cupboard, exposed ceiling beams, Karndean flooring and a contemporary mix of exposed brick, timber frame and effect lighting.
Another room of impressive proportions leading from the kitchen and giving direct access on to the rear garden and internal courtyard. Upvc double glazed construction and tiled floor with underfloor heating.
Utility / Cloakroom
Also presented to a very high standard with a selection of wall and floor units and space and plumbing for a range of utility appliances. Note should be taken of the ingenious 'laundry chute' and underfloor heating to help with drying. Access is also given to the downstairs cloakroom and airing cupboard.
Gallery landing with two windows to the front aspect.
Principal Bedroom Suite
A double aspect room with windows to both the front and rear aspects, a range of modern fitted wardrobes and a modern en suite shower room.
A double aspect room with windows to both the front and side aspects.
Another opulent landing space with impressive shaped plaster ceiling, impressive gallery space looking down to the lower floors and a second bright aspect to the rear.
Second Bedroom Suite
With exposed floorboards, window to the front aspect and double doors opening to an en suite bathroom.
Another opulent space where no expense has been spared in the design and fitting of this wonderful room. The corner Jacuzzi bath dominates the room with a waterproof flat screen TV to entertain you whilst you soak. There is a separate shower cubicle, 'his & hers' floating sinks with waterfall taps, wc and bidet.
Also refitted to a high standard with low level flush wc and a wall mounted hand basin.
Another impressive room with eaves storage and a window to the side aspect.
Window to side aspect, cast iron fireplace and intricate plasterwork.
Window to side aspect, cast iron fireplace and intricate plasterwork. Wash basin and connecting door to adjoining bedroom perfect for a nursery or possible dressing room. Plumbing has been fitted for the possible addition of another en suite.
Window to the rear aspect offering delightful views over the rear garden.
Externally the property occupies a plot of some 0.85 of an acre with manicured lawned gardens to the fore, side and rear of the property boasting a wealth of mature trees. A gated gravel driveway provides parking for many vehicles additionally a double garage of over 250sq.ft. including loft space above is situated next door adjoining Elswick house.
Whittington House is situated in the heart of Whittington, close to the Cathedral City of Lichfield. Whittington is a sought after village with good everyday facilities including a doctor's surgery, chemist, post office, village store and public houses. There is also a primary school which falls into the catchment area for King Edward VI School in Lichfield. Other schools in the area include the Lichfield Cathedral School, Foremarke Hall, Repton School, Smallwood Manor, Denstone College and Abbots Bromley School for Girls. Whittington is well located with central Birmingham and Birmingham International Airport both only 21 miles distance. The A38, A5, M6 Toll, M6 and M42 are all within easy reach. Regular trains run from Lichfield and Tamworth to London Euston with a journey time of under 1 hour 30 minutes.