Guide Price £3,000,000
Church Lane, Meriden, Coventry, West Midlands
This Magnificent Grade II Listed Georgian property contains everything you would expect from a period country home, having been lovingly maintained and beautifully presented by its current owners of fifteen years Meriden house is one of the finest properties in the area. Providing over 9500 sq ft of living space incorporating, five bedrooms, five bathrooms, gymnasium & spa, gardens and grounds including a lake, summer house, garage and paddocks Extending to 13.79 acres. Built in 1792 Meriden House is set in the rolling Warwickshire countryside boasting a commanding position with far reaching views of Meriden village and Birmingham city centre.
Accommodation - Entering the ground floor through pillared portico into a grand entrance hall, which gives access to the drawing room to the left and dining room to the right. Both rooms are of a similar size and have open fireplaces the dining room wooden fireplace is extremely majestic being substantial and decoratively carved, a fantastic room to entertain guests. The drawing room and dining room contain an array of period features and provide far reaching views over the wonderful gardens into open countryside.
Entering the rear right wing of the property from the staircase hall, you are greeted by a wonderful kitchen with integral utility room, fully fitted with bespoke shaker style units throughout featuring granite work tops, rangemaster and walk in pantry, an attached snug and breakfast room with doors onto the rear patio and elevated rear garden. The kitchen and utility areas both have sinks and there is a cloakroom to the rear of the breakfast room. Attached to the breakfast room is a sitting room with doors out to the front garden, the sitting room then gives access to the recently refurbished gym and spa area which has a hot tub, yoga room, changing room, sauna/steam room, shower room and cloakroom with glass doors leading into the gymnasium which has doors out to the front garden and terrace.
The four chambered cellar is a good size and is accessed by steps at the rear of the breakfast room.
A splendid oak staircase gives access to the first floor bedroom accommodation. The first floor is as exquisite as the ground floor holding five good sized bedrooms, two dressing rooms one of which could be used as another bedroom if required and four bathrooms. The master bedroom with en-suite is absolutely stunning, the owners have spared no expense in the refurbishment of this property and the quality can be seen and felt in every room from top to bottom. This floor again provides wonderful spacious accommodation and stunning views across the grounds to the countryside.
Outside - In all about 13.8 acres, the outside space is fantastic and as soon as you enter through the private gates of Meriden house you are immediately overwhelmed with the beauty of the grounds surrounding this wonderful home. The striking and mature gardens hold mature trees, beautifully planted borders, box hedges, stone terracing, secret garden, patios and flat lawned areas with a pretty lake. There are many spots including a garden house that you can sit back and admire the views across the gardens and countryside, its a magical place to be. There is a gravelled drive way which has a turning crescent to the front of the property and there is access from the drive to the rear of the property where you have a gated courtyard with a garage, elevated garden and orchard which is another private place to relax and unwind. Included in the thirteen plus acres are three paddocks.
Location - Meriden House is located in Meriden within the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull. Meriden is a popular picturesque Warwickshire village to the West of Coventry and Leamington Spa and to the North East of Solihull and East of Birmingham. Providing excellent connections to A45, M6, M42 and M40 with excellent access to the NEC and the Birmingham International Airport. Meriden house is also only a short commute into Coventry Train Station where a train into London Euston takes just under an hour. Until recent times, the village was believed to be the geographical centre of England.
Services To The Property - The following mains services are connected to the property including gas, electric, telephone, broadband, mains water and septic tank drainage.
Local Authority - Solihull Borough Council
Viewing Arrangements - Strictly via the vendor's sole agents Fine & Country on 02476 500015.
Opening Hours - Monday to Friday - 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday - 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Sunday - By appointment only
Website - For more information visit www.fineandcountry.com/uk/coventry
Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given and that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be in.
- Grade II listed
- Detached Georgian House
- Many period features
- Several reception rooms
- 5/6 Bedrooms
- Beautiful landscaped gardens
- 13.8 acres including paddocks
- Beautifully presented throughout
- Fully equipped gymnasium & spa
- Excellent transport links