Set within the premier hamlet of Hoar Cross is The Old School, an elegant detached former village school benefitting from recently extended and upgraded accommodation, and a stunning half acre garden plot including a tennis court. Dating back to the 18th century, this impressive Victorian residence has been converted to an exceptional standard, retaining many original features throughout next to beautifully presented and versatile living accommodation. In recent years, the property has received upgrades to include an extension which flows seamlessly from the original build, to create a stunning open plan kitchen with dining and living areas enjoying open rural views to the rear. The Old School is serviced by oil fired central heating and wooden double glazed windows, and an internal viewing is highly advised to appreciate the idyllic location and individuality this exquisite home has to offer.
Double entrance doors open from the front into a traditional reception hall having ample fitted cloakroom storage, which in turn leads to an inner hall with stairs rising to the first level and doors open into the first of two spacious sitting rooms and the study which provides an idea opportunity for a work-from-home space and/or for use as a fourth double bedroom. Steps rise to the second reception room which leads open plan style into the stunning family dining and living kitchen which enjoys a picturesque outlook over the gardens and open countryside beyond. The master suite benefits from a private en suite bathroom and two further double bedrooms are serviced by a Jack and Jill shower room, family bathroom and a versatile lower ground floor dressing room. Outside, parking for a number of vehicles is set beyond the gated entrance and to the rear are extensive gardens laid to an elevated terrace, lawns and a tennis court, all overlooking open rural views to the rear.
The Old School is set in the idyllic rural hamlet of Hoar Cross, a desirable location renowned for the superb Hoar Cross Hotel and Spa and the historic Meynall Ingram Arms pub, both of which are within a short walk of the property. The stunning scenery of the area gives opportunity for good walks and equestrian trails and local amenities can be found nearby in the historic Abbots Bromley which is home to a superb array of amenities including a general store, pubs, a bistro, coffee shops, doctors, church and village hall. Hoar Cross is serviced by a superb school catchment area including the St Peters Primary School in Yoxall which feeds into the Ofsted rated Outstanding John Taylor in Barton under Needwood, and there are an excellent choice of independent schools within close reach including Foremarke, Lichfield Cathedral and Repton. The property is well placed for travel along the A50, A38 and M6 Toll and theinternational airports of Birmingham and East Midlands are both within a comfortable commute. Direct rail links to Birmingham and London can also be found in Lichfield.