8 bedroom character property for saleMeaford Hall, Meaford Road, Meaford, Nr Stone,
Sold STC £2,750,000
Full descriptionAn historic Staffordshire Hall standing in delightful grounds, separate leisure suite including swimming pool, two semi-detached cottages and a selection of garaging, in all extending to around 20 acres.
An historic Staffordshire Hall standing in delightful grounds, separate leisure suite including swimming pool and two semi detached cottages, in all extending to around 20 acres.
The property is situated in a delightful setting with stunning views of gardens, grounds and countryside beyond. It lies within easy access of A34 and A51 with only a short distance to the north of the pretty canal town of Stone. Within easy reach of the M6 which provides excellent access to Birmingham, Manchester, national motorway network and M6 Toll.
The Property Meaford Hall is an imposing country residence with considerable history. The Hall dates back to the late 17th century when the Estate was acquired by William Jervis of Chatcull. It remained at the heart of the Jervis family for well over approx. 250 years and it was the birthplace of Admiral John Jervis, later 1st Earl St Vincent, hero of the defeat of the Spanish at the Battle of Cape St Vincent in 1797.
We understand the Hall was extended and refurbished by Lady Forester, daughter of Edward Jervis Jervis, 2nd Viscount St Vincent in the late 19th century. The house was sold in 1943 and occupied by a variety of groups which include the United States Forces. After a period of unoccupation and neglect the Hall was restored by a new owner and reopened around 1997.
The house has undergone a comprehensive refurbishment programme and is now appointed and presented to an extremely high standard and offers truly outstanding accommodation throughout.
The property occupies a most attractive site of about 20 acres and incorporates spacious refurbished Cottages with private gardens and garages and separate access. The leisure suite incorporates the swimming pool, gymnasium, entertainment room and garaging for four cars. Stunning grounds which also include a stream, waterfall, woodland areas and accessed by a long well maintained drive which is approached by two separate gated entrances.
The accommodation is arranged on three floors as follows –Ground Floor
Impressive reception hall having a magnificent staircase to the first floor landing. Substantial front door with wrought iron sliding inner doors and two sash windows.
With traditional suite
Bay incorporating two French style doors and full height side windows to the terrace and beautiful grounds. Fireplace and large circular recess with elaborate leaf design to ceiling. Two pairs of tandem doors to Dining Room
A charming room, centrally situated French doors and adjacent window to the rear terrace and grounds. Stone fireplace with log burner and polished oak floor. Double door to the
A comfortable room with stone fireplace having open fire and French style doors to the rear terrace and grounds.
Deep sash window to the rear of the property and having half height oak panelled walls.
Arga set into tiled surround, range of high and low level cupboards, sash window and stone floor.
Belfast style sink, stone floor, space and provision for washing machine and dryer and fridge freezer.
With stone floor and curved wall with second flight of stairs leading to first floor landing.
Substantial landing area with stairs to second floor and first floor doors to
Three deep sash windows set into a bay and enjoying stunning views of the grounds. Minster style fireplace and
Exquisite tiling to walls and floor, free standing roll top bath, corner shower, traditional WC and window.
Three deep sash windows with beautiful views.
Three sash windows set into bay again enjoying splendid views.
Rear facing window with views and steps down to
Wash basin set into vanity unit with low flush WC and bath.
Rear facing sash window and fireplace.
Free standing air bath, steam shower, traditional WC, Heritage style wash basin set into surround and superb full height tiling.
Bath, low flush WC, wash basin set into surround and tiled floor.
Extremely versatile and luxuriously appointed bedroom and living space. Ideally suited as a separate suite for relatives, guests or staff.
With three quarter panelled walls, bespoke fitted furniture which also incorporates a kitchenette. Vaulted ceiling and door to
Three windows again enjoying extensive views, part vaulted ceiling, roof light, integrated shelving and lighting.
Bedroom Suite (No.6)
Window overlooking the grounds, extensive range of built in bedroom furniture, steps up to a dressing room which also has a walk in wardrobe and gives access to
Jacuzzi bath, Jacuzzi steam shower, wash basin, low flush WC and bidet.
Window and fitted bedroom furniture.
Comprising bath, wash basin set into contemporary style surround, WC and bidet.
Rear facing window.
Contemporary design suite comprising bath, low flush WC and wash basin.
Games rooms, double front entrance door, windows to ceiling and exposed brick. Pool room,
superb indoor swimming, side terraces, hot tub and roof lights. Two shower rooms, gymnasium, full width height mirror to one wall. Lounge, spacious entertaining area with separate access to the billiard room with four windows. Cloakroom having wash basin and WC.
DOUBLE GARAGE ONE
DOUBLE GARAGE TWO
Entrance porch with commemorative plaque over
Focal point fireplace with tiled inset and hearth, mantle over, sash window to front elevation, two radiators and under stairs cupboard.
Sash windows to front and rear elevations, panelled door to side elevation and radiator.
French windows to side elevation, tiled floor and two radiators.
Arch door to garden, tiled floor and radiator.
Floor standing and wall mounted cupboard and drawer units incorporating AG four burner gas hob with AG electric oven and grill under, roll edge working surfaces, tiled splash back, inset one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, integrated AG dishwasher, integrated fridge freezer, tiled floor, two radiators and door to
Sash windows to rear and side elevations, tiled floor, radiator and door to dining atrium.
First Floor Landing
Side elevation window and two trap door accesses to roof space.
Sash window to side elevation with views over grounds of Meaford Hall, two radiators and corniced ceiling.
Sash window to rear elevation and radiator.
With white suite comprising roll top claw foot bath into semi circular bay, three sash windows, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC, part tiled walls, tiled floor and radiator.
Arched small paned glazed door with matching small pane arched light surround.
Tiled floor, two radiators and stairs to first floor.
With suite comprising closed coupled WC, corner wash basin, secure glazed window, radiator and tiled floor.
Focal point fireplace with decorative mantle, tiled inset and hearth, dual aspect sash windows to front and side elevations and two radiators.
Comprehensive range of floor standing and wall mounted cupboard and drawer units incorporating AG four burner gas hob, AG electric oven and grill and inset single drainer one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, roll edged working surfaces with tiled splash back, integrated AG slim line dishwasher, integrated Bosch fridge, integrated Bosch freezer, tiled floor, radiator and sash window to rear elevation.
First Floor Landing
Sash window to side elevation, radiator and trap door access to roof space.
Sash windows to front and side elevations, two radiators and corniced ceiling.
Sash window to rear elevation, radiator and corniced ceiling.
White suite comprising panel bath, tiled surround, inset wash hand basin, double cupboards under and tiled splash backs, WC with concealed cistern, sash windows to side and rear elevations, radiator and part corniced ceiling.
Garden to The Cottages
Flagstone patio area, laid to lawn beyond and path leading to
With two up and over doors, gated excess from St Vincent Mews and electric power and light connected.
The Hall stands in beautiful mature grounds which include extensive lawns, pool, stream with waterfall and areas of woodland. There are electric gates to the east and west with a long connecting drive to the house. In all the grounds extend to about 20 acres.
There is an additional range of recently built garages and dog kennels situated a distance to the west of The Hall. Planning permission was not obtained for the garages therefore the local planning authority have requested that they are demolished. It will be the responsibility of the new owner to either demolish the garages or enter into negotiations with the planning authority.
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