Wall House, located in the historic Hamlet of Wall on the outskirts of Lichfield, is a residence that’s steeped in history and charm. Perfectly positioned for fast communications to the M42, M6, M6 Toll and Birmingham International/NEC as well as London by train, Wall House offers a rare opportunity to escape the city and acquire an enviably located country pile.
The remarkable 8-bedroom, Grade II listed Georgian property is reported to have been built on the site of a sixteenth-century residence and still contains part of the structure as well as some of the panelling from the earlier house.
Nestled at the edge of the Roman settlement, which was discovered by locals when the village of Wall was repopulated in the twelfth century, Wall house stands in beautiful formal gardens with over 4 acres of grounds and commanding views over the Staffordshire countryside.
Over a century later Wall House still retains many of its exquisite original features and has been sympathetically enlarged and luxuriously appointed by the current owners, who’ve also obtained planning permission for a single storey structure of circa 1900 sq. feet in the secret garden, next to the walled garden. The extension is planned to house a state-of-the-art leisure complex and swimming pool.
Inside Wall House, the reception hallway flows into the beautiful dining room, featuring a carved period open fireplace, silk lined walls and matching soft furnishings. The adjoining lounge boasts a feature Victorian carved oak fireplace with Delft tiles and a bay window with concealed wooden shutters and window seating offers views of the walled garden.
Flowing on from the side hallway is the family kitchen/diner, which has recently been remodelled and fitted with a kitchen by Mark Wilkinson described by the Sunday Times as the “Mozart of Kitchen Cabinet Makers”. The kitchen features beautiful hand-painted maple units in grey with nickel ironmongery and white veined quartz and mirrored splashbacks, as well as a wonderful oak signature circular island with cheese boards, granite worktop and seating area for five.
The first floor is approached by an oak staircase with turned balustrading and off the spacious landing rests a stunning principle bedroom suite with en-suite bathroom and dressing room; comprising a large sunken jet bath with gold-plated period fitments.
The second-floor stairwell leads on to the vestibule, three further bedrooms, a secondary lounge/bedroom eight, a bathroom, kitchen and loft space.
Outside, the property features an integral double garage with access to the walled garden terrace. The front garden is accessed via electronic entry & exit wooden gates with intercom and the rear walled garden features a York stone terrace including a chess board in the centre, stone balustrading, gravelled pathways, ‘Capability Brown’ planted borders, and specimen trees, as well as stone borders and a central fountain feature.
Wall House further features paddocks, a grass tennis court and is surrounded by fruit trees.
Speaking about the property, purveyor of Wall House and Director at Aston Knowles, Sophie Dempsey, said, “We’re delighted to have been chosen as the agency to market Wall House. The beautiful Grade II listed Georgian property is truly a one-of-a-kind and is a perfectly positioned property for anyone looking to escape the city given its proximity to a wealth of major transport links.”
“Since the pandemic began, we’ve experienced unprecedented demand from city-dwellers—and even foreign buyers, too, inquiring about country homes with land and space. Given that there’s a lot of sentiment-driven buyers in the market right now, Wall House is a rare opportunity that won’t be on the market for long.”
Wall House really is the perfect home for the discerning buyer and there is truly very little to rival it as a prime example of authenticity existing comfortably within the luxurious modern world.
Take a look at the listing for Wall House here. Virtual tours are available for prospective buyers, to enquire get in touch via 0121 362 7878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.