Dell House, Upper Ladyes Hill
Having been the home of the current owners for nearly 30 years, understandably any buyer would recognise this as a rare opportunity to be the custodian of this handsome Grade II listed Victorian Villa. Occupying an enviable position at the end of this private driveway overlooking the central wooded dell the property has extensive accommodation that extends to over 290sq. metres and is arranged over four floors. Retaining many of the original features with high ceilings, sash windows, ceiling cornices and picture rails the accommodation consists of a porch and entrance hallway. Off the hall is a cloakroom and a doorway into the generous Living Room. Leading off the Living Room is the open plan Dining Room and Fitted Kitchen. The inner hallway has easy tread ornate staircases that lead to the lower ground floor with a garden room, utility room with store cupboard, further bedroom and shower room. There are a further six bedroom situated on the first and second floors along with two bathrooms and cloakroom.
Outside the property has parking to the front and a pathway that takes you to the tranquil walled rear garden which has a patio leading from the Garden Room and a formal lawns with mature shrub and floral borders. A gateway takes you onto Tainters Hill from where a short stroll will take you to the local nature reserve, Parliament Piece and the old Kenilworth High Street with a wealth of eating houses, bistros and bars. A little further and you can be on The Abbey Fields with footpaths that take you to the main Kenilworth Shopping Centre with Waitrose and a number of independent stores. At the furthest end of High Street is the historic Kenilworth Castle with a number of countryside walks.
Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the setting, grounds and the extensive accommodation of this fine Villa.
With twin doors into the porch with matching side lights. Quarry tiled floor, light and door into the reception hallway.
With meter cupboard, window looking into the rear garden, radiator, picture rails and doors off to:
With a white low flush wc and a wall hung wash hand basin. Heated towel rail and a frosted window.
Living Room (6.73m x 4.91m)
With an attractive sash window onto the fore. Three radiators and a focal point provided by a brick fireplace that has a tiled hearth, mantel and houses a coal effect gas fire. Ceiling cornicing and a door into the main hallway and further door into the breakfast kitchen.
Dining Room (3.49m x 2.74m)
With a window to the side, radiator, picture rails and an archway into the kitchen.
Kitchen (2.92m max x 4.80m)
The kitchen is fitted with a range of oak fronted wall and base units. The base units have a marble effect worksurface with an inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and set beneath a double glazed window to the rear. A gas oven with four burner gas hob, space for upright fridge freezer and plumbing for a dishwasher. There is an extractor hood that is flanked by wall mounted units. Picture rails and tiling to splashbacks.
With coats cupboard, twin radiators, an ornate etched window into the kitchen, dado rail and easy tread staircases.
Lower Ground Floor Landing
Door onto the rear garden, dado rail and door into:
Garden Room (5.54m x 3.34m max)
Having French double glazed doors onto the rear garden, with matching side light windows. A coal effect gas fire set on a marble hearth, radiator and further window to the side. A door leads into the utility room.
Utility Room (3.25m x 3.30m)
With wall and base units, double drainer sink unit with pillar taps, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and a floor standing Potterton central heating boiler.
With a radiator, large store room and doors off:
With a shower cubicle, wall hung wash hand basin. Tiled floor and splashbacks.
With a close coupled wc
Bedroom (3.18m x 3.30m)
With a window to the fore and a radiator.
First Floor Landing
This generous landing has windows to both the front and rear. Dado rail, radiator, airing cupboard and doors off to:
Bedroom (3.31m max x 4.91m)
Sash window looking across to The Dell, radiator and built in double wardrobe with top boxes.
Bedroom (3.79m max x 4.91m)
Window to the rear with a radiator beneath, picture rails and a door into the en suite.
Having a panelled bath and pedestal wash hand basin. Electric shaver point, radiator and a heated towel rail. Tiling to splashbacks and a window to the rear.
With a low flush wc and frosted sash window.
Bedroom (2.59m x 2.72m)
Sash window to the side with a radiator beneath and a picture rail.
With a panelled bath, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin and a separate shower cubicle. With an electric shower. Tiling to splashbacks, radiator and a sash window to the side.
Second Floor Landing
With a dormer window to the side, radiator and doors off to:
With a low flush wc and a wall hung wash hand basin. Velux window.
Bedroom (3.27m x 4.91m)
With a dormer window to the rear with a radiator beneath. Exposed beams and wood panelled ceiling.
Bedroom (3.31m x 4.91m)
Dormer window to the fore, radiator beneath and exposed beams.
Bedroom (2.19m x 2.10m)
Velux window and exposed beams.
The stunning rear garden is walled and has a gate opening onto Tainters Hill. With a blue brick pathway and patio directly off the lounge and flagstone steps rise to the formal lawns that are edged with mature shrub and floral borders. A sandstone wall has a meadow garden beyond with mature trees providing dappled shade. There is a single chamber shed/store. Steps wind up to side pedestrian access and onto the front driveway.
The front driveway provides hardstanding for up to four vehicles.