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Catesby Cottage Catesby Lane, Lapworth, Solihull, Solihull, B94 5QX

Guide Price £1,500,000Freehold


Key Information

Council tax band:E
Broadband:up to 1000Mbps
Mobile signal:*Based on indoor data coverage

Key Features

Large Seven Bedroom Property With Separate Annexe
Offering Outstanding Development Potential Subject To the Necessary Planning Permissions
Set Behind A Large Private Driveway and Within A Large Plot With Formal Gardens
Set Within The Highly Sought After Village Of Lapworth
Four Reception Rooms and Large and Recently Refurbished Kitchen / Diner
Seven Bedrooms and Four Bathrooms
Outstanding Countryside Views
Separate Annexe With Two Reception Rooms, Kitchen and Three Further Bedrooms With Two Bathrooms


Expansive 7-bed property in Lapworth with separate annexe ripe for development (STPP). Features 4 reception rooms, modern kitchen, 7 bedrooms, 4 baths. Annexe with 3 beds. Outstanding views, rural charm, and endless development potential in a serene setting. Ideal for luxury country living.


Nestled within the idyllic and highly desirable village of Lapworth, this expansive seven-bedroom property boasting a separate annexe and offering a unique opportunity for development subject to necessary planning permissions. Tucked away behind a long private driveway, this residence is situated within a large plot with landscaped and well maintained formal gardens. The property will appeal to those seeking either a development project to either redevelop the site and offers the potential for apartments, townhouses or detached executive properties set within a private location (STPP).

Upon entering the main residence, the ground floor boasts four reception rooms including lounge, sitting room, playroom and large study providing ample space for both living, entertaining and working from home. The recently refurbished kitchen/diner serves as the heart of the home, exuding modern feel and functionality.

Ascending to the first floor, the property features seven generously sized bedrooms, each offering a comfortable retreat with picturesque countryside views. Four well-appointed bathrooms ensure convenience and luxury for residents and guests alike.

Additionally, this remarkable property includes a separate annexe, further expanding its potential and functionality. The annexe offers two reception rooms, a well-equipped kitchen, and three additional bedrooms with two bathrooms. This versatile space presents an opportunity for multi-generational living, guest accommodation, or even the possibility of rental income.

Benefiting from outstanding countryside views, this property seamlessly blends rural charm with modern convenience, providing a truly unique living experience. The vast scope for development provides endless possibilities to enhance and tailor the property to suit individual preferences and requirements.

In summary, this exceptional seven-bedroom property with a separate annexe in Lapworth epitomises upscale country living at its finest. With its unrivalled location, expansive plot, and outstanding development potential, this residence presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for discerning buyers seeking a harmonious blend of luxury, comfort, and serenity. Don't miss the chance to make this extraordinary property your own and create the lifestyle of your dreams.


The popular village of Lapworth is regarded as an outstanding village in which to reside as it offers an unspoilt rural location yet is located only a short drive from the larger villages of Knowle and Dorridge. In addition, Solihull town centre is some five miles in distance and contains many exclusive shops, boutiques and household names such as John Lewis. Lapworth village itself contains excellent local inns and shops, rail service from it's own station, village hall, St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, plus a junior and infant school in Station Lane. Being surrounded by greenbelt countryside with many rural, canalside walks and bridle paths, Lapworth is an outstanding village for those who enjoy natural countryside. There are two National Trust properties close to Lapworth, the historic houses of Baddesley Clinton and Packwood House. Stratford-upon-Avon is some 14 miles away and Warwick approximately 9 miles. Furthermore, the N.E.C., Birmingham Airport and Railway Station the M42 and M40 motorway links are all within very easy reach.




LOUNGE 26' 7" x 13' 11" (8.10m x 4.25m)

SITTING ROOM 16' 7" x 14' 9" (5.05m x 4.50m)

PLAYROOM 13' 11" x 9' 8" (4.25m x 2.95m)

STUDY 16' 11" x 14' 3" (5.15m x 4.35m)

KITCHEN / DINER 22' 8" x 14' 9" (6.90m x 4.50m)

UTILITY 9' 8" x 4' 7" (2.95m x 1.40m)

WC 4' 11" x 4' 7" (1.50m x 1.40m)


BEDROOM ONE 14' 1" x 12' 2" (4.30m x 3.70m)

BEDROOM TWO 14' 9" x 14' 3" (4.50m x 4.35m)

ENSUITE 5' 4" x 4' 7" (1.63m x 1.39m)

BEDROOM THREE 14' 1" x 9' 8" (4.30m x 2.95m)

ENSUITE 8' 6" x 3' 11" (2.60m x 1.20m)

BEDROOM FOUR 11' 10" x 11' 6" (3.60m x 3.50m)

BEDROOM FIVE 11' 10" x 10' 10" (3.60m x 3.30m)

BEDROOM SIX 11' 10" x 10' 10" (3.60m x 3.30m)

SHOWER ROOM 7' 10" x 5' 7" (2.40m x 1.70m)

BEDROOM SEVEN 12' 0" x 8' 6" (3.65m x 2.60m)

SHOWER ROOM 8' 2" x 6' 1" (2.50m x 1.85m)

Total floor area: 302.0 sq.m. = 3251 sq.ft. approx.



WC 6' 5" x 3' 1" (1.95m x 0.95m)

DINING ROOM 12' 6" x 6' 7" (3.80m x 2.00m)

LIVING ROOM 14' 3" x 10' 10" (4.35m x 3.30m)

KITCHEN 17' 5" x 11' 6" (5.30m x 3.50m)


BEDROOM ONE 14' 5" x 9' 10" (4.40m x 3.00m)

ENSUITE 7' 7" x 6' 5" (2.30m x 1.95m)

DRESSING ROOM 6' 7" x 6' 5" (2.00m x 1.95m)

BEDROOM TWO 9' 2" x 8' 8" (2.80m x 2.65m)

BEDROOM THREE 8' 8" x 7' 1" (2.65m x 2.15m)

SHOWER ROOM 6' 5" x 6' 3" (1.95m x 1.90m)

Total floor area: 95.0 sq.m. = 1023 sq.ft. approx.



Integrated oven, integrated hob, extractor, all carpets, all curtains and all light fittings.

Services - oil, electricity and mains sewers. Broadband - BT. Loft space - boarded with a ladder.

Prior to a sale being agreed, prospective purchasers will be required to produce identification documents. Your co-operation with this, in order to comply with Money Laundering regulations, will be appreciated and assist with the smooth progression of the sale.

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Lapworth CofE Primary School
(0.69 miles)
Number of pupils: 179
Age Range: 4 - 11
Hockley Heath Academy
(2.11 miles)
Number of pupils: 224
Age Range: 3 - 11
Dorridge Primary School
(2.9 miles)
Number of pupils: 687
Age Range: 3 - 11
Northleigh House School
(2.94 miles)
Number of pupils: 30
Age Range: 4 - 19
St George and St Teresa Catholic Primary School
(3.15 miles)
Number of pupils: 210
Age Range: 3 - 11
Henley-In-Arden CofE Primary School
(3.32 miles)
Number of pupils: 135
Age Range: 2 - 11
Henley-in-Arden Montessori Primary School
(3.34 miles)
Number of pupils: 20
Age Range: 4 - 11
St Mary's Catholic Primary School
(3.36 miles)
Number of pupils: 103
Age Range: 4 - 11
(3.39 miles)
Number of pupils: 1813
Age Range: 11 - 18
Bentley Heath Church of England Primary School
(3.61 miles)
Requires Improvement
Number of pupils: 420
Age Range: 3 - 11

Property Calculators


Estimated Monthly Mortgage Payment:
£7,892 /mo.25 Years, 5% Interest
Total Repay

Stamp Duty

You’ll have to pay the stamp duty of:
0% up to £250,000
5% between £250,000 and £925,000
10% between £925,000 and £1,500,000
Your effective stamp duty rate is 6.08%
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