A STUNNING period home in Redditch is now on the market - with a guide price of £1,100,000.

The Astwood Bank property, on Dogbut Lane, is believed to date back to 17th Century and over the course of the last five years has been extended and refurbished, creating an elegant and contemporary family home that retains a period feel.

Redditch Advertiser: The kitchen. Picture: Zoopla The kitchen. Picture: Zoopla

The ground floor accommodation, with engineered oak flooring and oak panelled internal doors, is accessed via a canopied porch to the reception hall, which boasts 17th century flag stones and leads to the inner hall with guest cloakroom off and stairs rising to the first floor.

A dual aspect sitting room occupies the front with a feature dual-fuel stove and a delightful orangery enjoys bi-folding doors extending on to the south-facing patio area.

Redditch Advertiser: The orangery. Picture: Zoopla The orangery. Picture: Zoopla

The open plan l-shape family room and breakfast kitchen offers a modern day family living space, also with bi-folding doors opening to the patio, whilst the kitchen itself is fitted with Shaker-style wall and base units and has a central island and breakfast bar, together with integrated appliances to include, dishwasher, wine cooler, two Hotpoint ovens and an induction hob with extractor over.

Redditch Advertiser: Fish tank. Picture: Zoopla Fish tank. Picture: Zoopla

To the first floor the master bedroom suite includes an en-suite shower room with under floor heating and enjoys dual aspect views to the neighbouring countryside, a large second bedroom with its own en-suite shower room also featuring under floor heating and views to the rear, two further well-proportioned bedrooms provide a more period feel, and a fabulous main bathroom with cast-iron claw-foot bath and separate corner shower enclosure, all lead of a central landing with a unique glass panelled floor.

Redditch Advertiser: Stables. Picture: Zoopla Stables. Picture: Zoopla

Access to the property is via a gated stone pebble driveway, offering parking for several vehicles, and set within grounds of approximately 2.54 acres, the property enjoys beautifully maintained south facing gardens, which are mainly laid to lawn with paved patio and shrub borders.

There is equestrian potential, with the large Workshop lending itself to conversion, and there is a generous flat pony paddock to the rear.