Ismere Hall

Blakedown, Worcestershire (Ref. 935950)

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  • Sleeps 44

  • Bedrooms 9

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Blakedown 1 mile.

A stunning, detached Georgian house, ideally situated in its own private parkland, in a courtyard of traditional barns with a patio and garden.

This Grade II listed property, built in 1778, boasts many original features such as stone flag floor, pillared archways, deep skirting and wide architraving.

The impressive entrance leads to the main entrance hall, which in turn leads to a large sitting room, complete with piano and two warming open fires, a traditional dining kitchen with AGA, original servants' bells and butler's dresser and a separate dining room with woodburning stove housed in an original marble fireplace.

The ground floor also has a rear hallway, off which is a cloakroom and a games room with pool table, table football, air hockey and dart board with an ornate woodburning stove.

Climb the sweeping cantilevered staircase to the first floor sleeping accommodation.

All the bedrooms have a basin, original feature fireplaces and sash windows, with the master having the added benefit of three tall sash windows overlooking the gardens beyond.

The first floor also has a library room with TV, warming open fire, stained glass windows and sofa beds.

Climb further up the ornate staircase where guess will find five bedrooms (one bedroom is accessed through another), a kitchenette with basic kitchen equipment and a seating area as well as bathroom facilities.

Outside, guests can relax in the delightful gardens by finding a quiet corner to read, stroll through the parkland and woodlands or enjoy a game of tennis, croquet or perfect your technique in the golf practice net!

Guests can enjoy the delights of alfresco dining on a summer's evening on the patio area or deck out one of the barns for a dinner party with a difference!

The nearby villages of Hagley and Blakedown offer a variety of shops and pubs or you can visit one of the many National Trust properties in the area.

Close by, visit the Black Country Living Museum, Severn Valley Railway and West Midlands Safari Park, while a little further afield enjoy a day out at the pretty town of Bridgnorth, with world-famous Cadbury World, Ironbridge Gorge and Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare.

This fabulous property is an incredible base for you to explore this wonderful area.

Accommodation

Over three floors. Nine bedrooms (all king-size doubles are zip/link, can be 2’6” twin on request): 1 x king-size double with 2 sofa beds and 3 z-beds, 3 x king-size double with sofa bed and 2 z-beds, 4 x second floor king-size double with sofa bed and 2 z-beds, 1 x second floor king-size double with sofa bed and z-bed. Three bathrooms with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Two second floor shower rooms with shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area (seats 18) and AGA. Utility. Dining room with woodburning stove. Sitting room with 2 open fires. First floor library (seats 9) with open fire, 2 sofa beds and 2 z-beds. Games room with pool table, table football, air hockey and dart board.

Amenities

  • Gas central heating with open fires and woodburning stoves
  • Electric double oven, 4-ring electric hob, AGA, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 11 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire and stoves inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cots and highchairs
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Large garden with patio, furniture, BBQ, tennis court, golf practice net and croquet
  • Three well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Clay shooting, tennis lessons and paintballing can be arranged with owner at an additional charge
  • Note: Master bedroom on first floor interlinks with the smaller double.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £500.

About the location

BLAKEDOWN

Stourbridge 5 miles; Kinver 6 miles; Bewdley 6.5 miles; Bridgnorth 17 miles.

A picturesque village close the Wyre Forest in North Worcestershire, Blakedown dates back to the Medieval times, has a thriving community and a range of amenities including a village butcher, grocer, local store and two pubs both serving good food and real ales. Close by, one of the largest ancient woodlands in the country, the Wyre Forest is a designated SSSI and National Nature Reserve, offering visitors lovely walks and cycle trails, home to many rare species of wildlife, flora and fauna. The pretty town of Bewdley, once described as the most perfect Georgian town in Worcestershire lies on the banks of the River Severn and has a good choice of pubs, restaurants, cafes, antiques and craft galleries, as well as the Severn Valley Railway. Overlooking the nearby village of Kinver is the impressive Kinver Edge, a sandstone ridge covering 300 acres and offering long distant views of the surrounding area. Also close by is Stourbridge, famous for its glassmaking and some of the best attractions in the country, including the West Midlands Safari Park, Ironbridge Gorge and the Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford are within driving distance. The medieval town of Stratford-upon-Avon, the beautiful Malvern Hills, Ludlow, Warwick with its magnificent castle and Bridgnorth, along with many unspoilt Cotswold towns and villages also make a great family day out.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas