To the Manor born
Manor Cottage at Bearley, just outside Stratford-upon-Avon,
is steeped in history.
Grade II listed, it dates from the 16th Century
and has all the charm you would expect of such a period property.
Now it is available through agents CPBigwood with a price
guide of £795,000.
Andrew Reed, residential agency manager at the firm’s Stratford-upon-Avon offices, said: “It is a home of
immense character set in lovely and profusely stocked south facing secluded
gardens extending to 0.68 of an acre.
“In a wonderful setting of flowers, shrubs and trees, it
comes complete with a picket gate, bell tower and orchard.
“It could hardly be more appealing.”
The small Warwickshire village
of Bearley lies off the A34 Birmingham
to Stratford-upon-Avon road and is surrounded
by mainly open countryside.
Local facilities including the parish church and village
hall, pub, sports and social club with golf course and driving range nearby.
Manor Cottage offers flexible accommodation arranged on two
There is a sizeable study with lovely views overlooking the
gardens to the front.
The 17'7" x 14'5" lounge has a wide inglenook
fireplace with open fire, quarry tiled hearth and what was the old baker’s oven
with fitted shelves and storage cupboards.
A superb dining room includes wide oak flooring and small
front bay window overlooking the terraced front garden and staircase to the
The fitted kitchen has a stone tiled floor and range of
units. There is a fitted charcoal grey oil-fired Aga with twin hobs and two
The facilities are complemented by a utility room, breakfast
room and garden/sitting room.
A second study has the potential to be converted to an en
suite to one of the bedrooms – there is a principal bedroom, two double
bedrooms and a bedroom/dressing room.
Outside is a joy.
The particulars state: “The gardens to Manor Cottage are an
absolute delight being profusely stocked, very secluded and enjoying a south
“To the front is a large crazy paved sun terrace with a wide
variety of shrubs, plants and ornamental trees providing a mass of colour and
year round interest. Beyond the terrace is an extensive lawn with inset trees
including mature quince and pear. Beyond the lawn is an orchard area with
several apple trees together with a kitchen garden.”
Mr Reed noted: “Children would be able to play hide and seek
“It is just a fabulous family home and a superb location.”Back to top