This imposing period family residence has been the subject of tasteful and sympathetic modernisation and refinement to afford beautifully appointed and truly comfortable accommodation throughout, whilst occupying a superb plot, just under 1/3 of an acre in size. Possessing character and charm, this home boasts numerous special features with three delightful receptions which combine with five excellent bedrooms.
Set within a substantial gated plot, the large sunny gardens form a particular feature and enjoy a high degree of privacy complimented by walled and gated parking to the side which provides comprehensive and secure off street parking. Deceptive from the kerb, internal inspection is essential and highly recommended. Footherley House occupies a prime residential location in the desirable and sought-after village of Shenstone. The village centre enjoys a wide range of shops further complimented by well-regarded pubs and restaurants. Shenstone railway station is within easy walking distance and provides commuters with ease of access to Lichfield and Birmingham City centres. Good local schools are available including Greysbrooke primary school and secondary schools located within Lichfield.
Spacious covered vestibule porch entrance with oak framed entrance and block paved floor, original double casement leaded light original doors opening to a pleasant inner reception hallway with warm natural stone paving and communicating door to; Family room, a charming through room, with leaded light windows to front, double casement fully glazed doors opening to the side courtyard, solid oak flooring. Delightful Sitting Room, bay window and double casement French doors enjoying an open outlook over the rear gardens, imposing brick built fireplace with raised hearth and mantle over, open fireplace forming a focal point of the room, exposed timber beam with decorative ceiling cornice and solid oak flooring. Impressive Formal Dining Room having feature antique marble fireplace surround with living flame gas coal fire, decorative ceiling cornice, bay window with inset original leaded light and stained glass windows enjoying an open outlook over the rear garden, solid oak flooring. Charming Study with decorative fireplace surround with decorative ceramic tile and insert cast-iron fireplace, beautiful stained glass period windows to side, decorative ceiling cornice and solid oak flooring.
The Open Plan Kitchen/ Breakfast/ Family room forms the centre of this home with an expensive range of solid oak base and wall units hand built by Watts & Wright, with granite work surfaces, inset Belfast style sink with mixer tap, inset gas Aga with exposed beam and rustic brickwork surround forming a focal point of this lovely room, windows to side, underfloor electric heating, windows incorporating sealed unit double glazed bi folding doors which open out onto the rear terrace, natural stone flooring and inset down lighting. Generously proportioned separate Utility room with a range of oak base and wall units complimented by solid wood, work surface, inset Belfast style sink with mixer tap, solid stone flooring, useful built-in pantry store with a comprehensive range of shelving and stable door opening to the side elevation. Guest Cloakroom with natural stone floor, WC with low level suite, hand washbasin, feature panelling to half height. From the hallway, a staircase leads down to a useful cellar room with blue brick flooring.
On the first floor, an easy tread staircase leads up to the first floor landing and provides access to five excellent bedrooms. The Principal Bedroom is a delightful room with decorative glazed window enjoying an open outlook over the rear garden, PVCU double glazed window facing the side courtyard, loft access and high ceiling height, double doors opening to a walk in wardrobe with shelves and hanging rails. Modern well appointed Ensuite Shower Room, corner shower cubicle with multi jet shower, full height splashback and sliding curved shower screen, shaped wash basin with mixer tap, WC with concealed low-level suite, full height ceramic wall tiling with decorative panelling inset, extractor fan and inset down lights. Bedroom two is a good double room with original leaded light and stained glass glazed bay window enjoying open outlook over the rear garden, ceiling cornice, range of fitted wardrobes with storage cupboards over. Ensuite Shower Room comprising white suite with corner shower cubicle, glazed shower screen, pedestal wash basin, WC with low-level suite and ceramic wall tiling to full height on two walls. Bedroom three is a pretty room with a feature window enjoying inset leaded light and stained glass, a feature of the room, full height range of fitted wardrobes providing excellent storage space. Bedroom four, a further double room, with a window facing the front elevation, original fireplace surround with cast-iron fire grate and useful built-in wardrobe storage. Bedroom five is an excellent room with a split level design to provide a Separate Dressing Area with PVCU double glazed light window to front and fitted wardrobes with steps up to a raised double bedroom area with PVCU double glazed window to front. The Principal Family Bathroom is well appointed with a slipper style freestanding bath with antique mixer tap with telephone shower attachment, double shower cubicle with glazed shower screen, rain shower head with handheld shower attachment, decorative ceramic wall tiling, a statement shaped hand wash basin with mixer tap, WC with low level suite, inset display niche with shelving, ceramic floor tiling.
Outside, the rear garden is a particular feature enjoying a South facing aspect and a high degree of privacy with a large natural stone terrace with rustic brick and raised borders providing a perfect space to entertain, further sunken garden with water feature screened by mature shrubs with a large lawn area and well-established shrub and herbaceous borders flanked by a wall and fencing to the boundaries. To the fore, a large walled courtyard with block paving provides a high degree of privacy with secure gated entrance and providing a comprehensive parking facility.
Living Room 20' 3'' x 11' 9'' (6.17m x 3.58m)
Office 11' 7'' x 11' 5'' (3.53m x 3.48m)
Family Room 18' 7'' x 12' 7'' (5.66m x 3.83m)
Dining Room 17' 1'' x 12' 2'' (5.20m x 3.71m)
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 22' 2'' x 15' 3'' (6.75m x 4.64m)
Utility room 11' 7'' x 8' 4'' (3.53m x 2.54m)
Master Bedroom 20' 3'' x 11' 9'' (6.17m x 3.58m)
Bedroom Two 22' 2'' x 17' 8'' (6.75m x 5.38m)
Ensuite 7' 8'' x 6' 5'' (2.34m x 1.95m)
Bedroom Three 13' 5'' x 12' 3'' (4.09m x 3.73m)
Ensuite 7' 11'' x 5' 8'' (2.41m x 1.73m)
Bedroom Four 12' 5'' x 12' 2'' (3.78m x 3.71m)
Bedroom Five 13' 6'' x 11' 6'' (4.11m x 3.50m)
Bathroom 11' 5'' x 7' 7'' (3.48m x 2.31m)