Long Marston, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire £1,295,000

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Bedrooms: 5

Kings Lodge is a characterful historic house situated behind a belt of mature trees on the edge of the village. In 1651, it is reputed that Charles II stayed at the house whilst trying to escape capture after the defeat of the Battle of Worcester. The house offers excellent spacious family accommodation with light, good height rooms with extensive exposed timbers.

Kings Lodge is approached by a Lime tree lined gravel drive to a wide parking area. The house is accessed by a front door under a cruck wood porch which opens into an inner hall. From here, there is a sitting room with boiler and coat cupboards. A door opens to the drawing room with a handsome stone fireplace, window seats and extensive beams. From here is a study with quarry tile flooring and a stable door opening to the garden. The dining hall is a good size with a parquet wood block floor, exposed timbers and inglenook with raised fireplace with seating to the side and a mantel above. Past the service rooms, is a large kitchen/breakfast room with extensive painted floor cupboards, arch recess housing a SMEG dual fuel range (LPG hob, electric oven), Spanish brick flooring, and an attractive dresser on one wall.

The first floor can be accessed by either two staircases and comprises four good sized double bedrooms and a smaller double. The main bedroom is accessed by either end of the house and has an attractive stone fireplace, dressing room and en-suite bathroom. The main guest room which was originally the billiard room, has a high vaulted ceiling and also has a fireplace. The second guest room has a stone fireplace and en-suite shower.

To the west of the main house is an extremely useful self contained cottage ideal for staff, granny or teenage accommodation. There is also a covered outside dining area, ideal for summer entertaining. To the east is a natural pond surrounded by mature trees and an adjacent timber garage/workshop/log store building.

The main garden comprises principally of lawns with two paddocks divided by various shrubs, hedges and mature trees.

Long Marston is an active South Warwickshire village situated south of Stratford upon Avon close to the Cotswolds. The village has a shop, post office and public house. More specialised requirements can be found nearby at Stratford upon Avon and Chipping Campden. Honeybourne has a rail station with regular services to London Paddington. There is also a service from Warwick Parkway to Marylebone

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