Vine Cottage 129 Main Street, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7ED

  • £1,250,000 Guide Price
  • Character Property
  • 5 bedrooms

Holding a prime canalside position close to the heart of Alrewas is Vine Cottage, an exceptional period home showcasing recently refurbished and much improved interiors, four double bedrooms plus fifth bedroom/dressing room and delightful gardens featuring the original village Smithy. Offering extensive accommodation ideal to suit modern family life with versatile work-from-home spaces, Vine Cottage is believed to date back to the 1820s. It showcases a wealth of character complemented by reclaimed features, traditional finishes and thoughtfully extended interiors.

Recent upgrades have been made to include extended living accommodation, a new boiler (in 2020) new radiators throughout, a bespoke handmade kitchen and a refit to the bathroom and guest en suite, as well as conversion of the original village Smithy to provide a fabulous work-from-home space, which offers potential for conversion into an annexe (subject to relevant permissions). Being positioned ideally alongside the canal, there is also the opportunity for the next owner to obtain a mooring licence for a barge, and the generous garden plot offers a private and beautifully tended space for outdoor entertaining whilst appreciating the tranquil surroundings.

An oak porch leads to the reception hall, which in turn opens into the first of the reception rooms, a sitting room or potential formal dining room. Pocket doors open through to the main lounge, which in turn leads into an impressive Orangery enjoying idyllic views of the gardens and towards the village church. The bespoke kitchen leads through into two further reception rooms, one of which features a wood burning fireplace, and there are a useful laundry and cloakroom also to the ground floor. There are four spacious double bedrooms, two of which benefit from private en suites, as well as a refitted family bathroom and a fifth bedroom/dressing room to the first floor. Outside, there is parking to the front aspect and a gate opens into the established gardens which extend to a superb 0.4 acres and lie beside the Trent & Mersey canal.

The popular rural village of Alrewas is set within a picturesque Conservation area beside the River Trent. Alrewas is home to a superb range of everyday amenities including a popular butchers, traditional pubs, a Co-op, a doctors surgery, pharmacy and dentists, and the position provides swift access onto the Trent & Mersey Canal network where many rural walks can be enjoyed.

The property lies within an Ofsted Outstanding school catchment area including the All Saints primary school in the village which feeds into John Taylor High in Barton under Needwood, and the John Taylor Free School is also within a short drive. In addition there are a choice of highly regarded independent schools including Lichfield Cathedral, Repton, Denstone and Abbotsholme.

Alrewas is well placed for access to the commuter routes A38, A50 and M6, rail stations at Burton on Trent and Lichfield provide regular rail links to Birmingham, Derby and London and the International airports of Manchester, Birmingham and East Midlands are all within an easy drive.

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Set within a picturesque conservation area alongside the River Trent is the desirable village of Alrewas. This pretty Staffordshire village boasts a superb range of amenities, a well connected road network and idyllic countryside surroundings, all within a traditional village setting.The centre of the village plays host to a wide array of amenities including a Co-Op, shops, various takeaways, beauticians, a historic Church and a post office, as well as Coates’ award winning butchers and a number of traditional pubs. In addition, there is a doctors surgery, pharmacy and a private dentists. Dotted about the village are a number of pubs, some of which also serve food including The Crown, William IV and the George & Dragon, and the Royal... read more

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