A characterful, detached four bedroom family home, set in just over 6.5 acres of gardens and paddocks with excellent equestrian facilities, a fishing lake, outbuildings and development potential, in an accessible rural location
The property is ideal for equestrian use, having five stables, tack room, feed room, tractor barn, paddock grazing and a manège. A former coach house, is ripe for conversion, subject to gaining the necessary permissions, and there are two work from home offices. Currently utilised as a family home for the vendors, their dogs and horses, the property is now offered for sale due to the owners down-sizing.
Eccleshall is a town to the north west of Stafford and south west of Stone in Staffordshire. It offers numerous shops, pubs and restaurants. The A519 runs through the town, and junction 14 of the M6 motorway is approx. five miles to the south. Stone and Stafford both have railway stations and offer a full range of facilities and amenities.
Price Guide £1,195,000 Sold. Similar properties required.Ref: AR7339
A characterful four bedroom detached house, with oil-fired central heating and double glazing. The accommodation in brief is as follows, please refer to the floor plan for approximate room sizes.
Double doors lead into a stone floored Entrance Porch which leads on into the Reception Hallway which has a cloaks cupboard and an open fireplace with a sandstone hearth and fire surround. Located off is a Cloakroom and WC and wash hand basin.
The impressive farmhouse style Kitchen is fitted with a range of bespoke hand-crafted units including a central island, with some granite worksurfaces and tiled flooring. There is a butler sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for American fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher, Smeg electric range cooker and Built-in Pantry Cupboards. The kitchen has a superb vaulted and a-frame beamed ceiling.
The Kitchen leads into a Breakfast Room which to one end has a traditional multi-fuel stove and a large roof lantern that floods the room with natural light.
Off the Kitchen a Utility Room has plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, boiler cupboard, butler sink and tiled worktops and tiled floor.
Divided from the Kitchen by a useful dresser unit the Snug has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, tiled floor and a multifuel stove inset into an exposed brick chimney breast and set on a sandstone hearth.
The Study is open-plan to the Inner Hallway and has tiled flooring and an inglenook fireplace with exposed brick surround and hearth. There is also a versatile Play Room with a fireplace.
The Formal Dining Room has stairs rising to the first floor, understairs cupboard, exposed beams and double doors to the Conservatory, which is of uPVC construction on a brick plinth and has double doors to the Garden and lovely views out over the orchard.
The light and spacious Lounge has windows to three elevations overlooking the beautiful grounds. The focal point of the room is a log burner set into a brick fireplace with an oak mantle beam.
To the first floor a Landing with exposed ceiling beams leads on to Four Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom.
Bedroom One has an impressive vaulted and beamed ceiling, superb views out across the land and an opulent Ensuite with free-standing bath, wash hand basin, large walk-in shower enclosure and WC.
Bedroom Two has fitted wardrobes and double doors onto a Balcony that overlooks the garden and equestrian facilities. There are Two Further Bedrooms (Bedrooms Three and Four) both also having lovely views.
The traditional style Family Bathroom has exposed beams, a roll-top bath, wash hand basin, large corner shower with jets and WC.
THE FORMER COACH HOUSE
This attractive and substantial brick building with uPVC double glazing, power and light supplies, has a number of separate rooms that are currently utilised as a Craft Room, various Store Rooms, and a Barn/Garage that has a vaulted ceiling with a Mezzanine Storage Level.
This building has huge potential for conversion, subject to gaining the necessary planning consents, and could lend itself to a wide array of different uses.
Price Guide £1,195,000Sold. Similar properties required.Ref: AR7339
OUTSIDE, OUTBUILDINGS & LAND
Double entrance gates lead to a sweeping driveway to the side of the house which provides plenty of parking. A private courtyard, adjacent to the Former Coach House leads to the formal gardens which are mainly laid to lawn with hedging to one side giving privacy. To the front of the house is a large paved terrace, perfect for entertaining, that overlooks the garden and has a Pergola and Covered BBQ area. A pathway leads down beyond the garden to the fenced Lake, which the vendors inform us is stocked with carp.
Attached to the house and accessed externally there is a Boot Room with dog washing facilities and tiled flooring. There is a brick Log/Coal Store.
The brick built Office has a double glazed window and double doors, power & light, and is located across the driveway, adjacent to the house.
To the rear there is a Three Bay Barn with an Adjoining Garage which has an up and over door, and a Three Section Building utilised as a Tractor Store with adjoining Store Room.
Adjacent to the above, a further timber Office Building has a work area, a kitchenette with oven, sink and fitted cupboards, double glazed windows and double doors to outside. It has power and light supplies.
A separate gated entrance from the road leads via a sweeping driveway to the equestrian facilities.
Within the fenced, concrete yard area there is a block of Five Stables with a Feed Room and a Tack Room to either end, and a Double Field Shelter ideal for overflow stabling/ isolation.
The mainly level Grazing Land is located to the front, side and rear of the stables and is divided with post and rail/hedging into Three Paddocks, one of which has an additional Field Shelter.
The Manège is c. 45m x 25m with a rubber and carpet fibre surface and post and rail surround.
IN ALL APPROX. 6.5 ACRES
(About 2.7 Hectares)
Price Guide £1,195,000Sold. Similar properties required.Ref: AR7339
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