Set at an enviable canalside position is Brookhay Cottage, an individual character home enjoying immaculately refurbished and extended accommodation, four bedrooms with a balcony off the master suite and a generous south facing garden plot including potential for a canalside mooring. This former lengthsman s cottage has been refurbished to an exceptional standard in recent years to include extended and remodelled accommodation, a refit to the kitchen and bathrooms, bespoke shutters to the windows, solid oak flooring to most rooms, upgraded wiring and an upgraded central heating system including a new boiler and auxiliary fuel tanks. Brookhay Cottage lies in a most picturesque setting enjoying countryside views to all aspects, and offers excellent potential to extend the main house or to develop the garden (STPP). The sale also includes the superb addition of solar panels which benefit from a Feed in Tariff.
The beautifully presented interiors comprise briefly oak framed porch, reception hall and stunning lounge with feature fireplace, open plan dining kitchen and an impressive family room with Orangery skylight which leads out to landscaped terrace which wraps around the rear of the property to create seamless entertaining spaces both inside and out. Also to the ground floor is a boot room, laundry room, shower room and study/gym. Outside, secure electric gates open into south facing formal gardens extend to 1.5 acres, the property benefits from a towpath mooring and there is a well stocked kitchen garden and an area of private mature woodland accessed from the lane. Beyond gated access is parking, a log store, carport and garage, and there is the option for a towpath mooring (subject Canal & River Trust regulations), making this the ideal home for those wishing to moor their own narrowboat, or invest in one! Brookhay Cottage benefits from oil fired central heating and hardwood double glazing throughout.
Brookhay Cottage is set within an idyllic rural setting with convenient access to local amenities and commuter routes. The cottage is a few minutes drive from Whittington, a charming rural village home to facilities including a Co-op, GP surgery, pharmacy, post office, pubs and two community halls. Further amenities in the village include a Scout Group and sporting activities such as badminton, rugby and football. The highly regarded Whittington primary school lies within the village, feeding into King Edwards Secondary School in Lichfield, and there are an excellent array of Independent schools in the area including Lichfield Cathedral, Repton and Twycross. Additional amenities can be found in the Cathedral City of Lichfield which is 4 miles away, Tamworth at 6 miles away and the commercial city of Birmingham at 20 miles away. The property is placed conveniently for access to both the A38 and M42 and rail stations in Lichfield provide regular and direct links to Birmingham and London (in 80 mins). The International airports of Birmingham, East Midlands and Manchester are also all within an easy drive.
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