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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Hurst, Ivetsey Road, Ivetsey Bank, Wheaton Aston, South Staffordshire, ST19 9QP

Offers in Region of £875,000

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A fine, period country residence providing extensive accommodation together with a separate, two-storey coach house and beautiful gardens and grounds Wheaton Aston - 1.5 miles, Brewood - 5 miles, Codsall - 6 miles, Wolverhampton - 13.5 milesBirmingham - 25 miles, M6 (j12) - 6.5 miles (distances approximate)



The Hurst stands within Ivetsey Bank which is a small hamlet which is located amidst glorious South Staffordshire countryside. Local facilities are available within Wheaton Aston with more extensive, everyday amenities being easily accessible within the villages of Brewood and Codsall. The area is well served by schooling with St Dominic's High School for Girls in Brewood, Stafford Grammar, Adams Grammar in Newport and the Wolverhampton Grammar School all being worthy of note.

Communications are excellent with the A5 and A449 corridors together with the M54, M6 and M6 Toll facilitating fast access to Telford, Shrewsbury, Birmingham and the entire industrial West Midlands whilst mainline rail services run from Stafford (London Euston approximately 80 minutes).


The house is a fine, period residence with elevations of charm and character and provides extensive living accommodation over three storeys. The house is of traditional brick and tile construction and has been well cared for by the current owners who have carried out a superb level of refurbishment during their tenure. The property is now well appointed and tastefully decorated throughout.

In conjunction with the principal residence there is a substantial two-storey brick and tile Coach House which provides exceptional potential for a variety of different purposes. The property currently comprises a two-storey cottage, a range of offices, a gym and stables. The entire residence could be converted to form one separate dwelling, a superb recreational suite or an extensive home office (subject to gaining all the usual, necessary consents).


A tile hung porch and inner porch open into the reception hall with a circular starburst window, stairs rising to the first floor landing and oak flooring. There is a large drawing room with windows with working shutters, wooden flooring, a brick fireplace with bespoke, fluted surround and co-ordinating over-mantle together with wall panelling to either side and fitted, tall corner display cabinets. The dining room has a window with working shutters, oak flooring and a Minster stone style fireplace and there is a lovely sitting room with an impressive marble fireplace, French door to the gardens, oak flooring, bespoke cabinetry and ornate ceiling coping, panels and double glazed doors from the hall open into a conservatory which is fully double glazed with oak flooring. The kitchen has been well appointed with a fine range of wall and base mounted units with granite surfaces, a triple oven Aga, integrated Atag fridge and freezer, integrated Miele dishwasher, tiled floor and a stable-style door opening into the adjoining breakfast room with atrium roof, wooden flooring and an extensive range of storage cupboards together with a corner, brick fireplace with gas fired stove. A door from the dining room leads down to the cellars.

The principal bedroom suite has a large double bedroom with two sets of double glazed French doors opening onto a timber-balustraded breakfast balcony, there is a wide bank of fitted wardrobes incorporating chests of drawers together with a co-ordinating knee-hole dressing table and bedside tables and there is a well appointed ensuite bathroom with a corner air bath, WC with period style high level flush, bidet and basin. The second bedroom suite has double glazed French doors opening onto a timber-balustraded breakfast balcony and an extensive range of bedroom furniture including wardrobes, chests of drawers, cupboards above the bedhead recess, laminated flooring and a well appointed ensuite shower room, there is a third double bedroom with built-in wardrobes and a house shower room with a well appointed, contemporary white suite.

Stairs rise to the upper floor which has a landing and two double bedrooms which are both under-eaves and which both have fitted furniture.


Is a substantial and attractive building with accommodation principally over two storeys with an attractive central gable. There is a two-storey, self-contained cottage with a large reception room with raftered ceiling and a fully double glazed conservatory on a brick base, a well appointed kitchen with a full range of cream faced wall and base mounted units and a painted Coalbrookdale style fireplace and a large first floor bedroom with panelled ceiling, wardrobe and decorative leaded circular window together with a particularly well appointed ensuite bathroom with a contemporary white suite. The Coach House also accommodates a large ground floor office with stairs rising to a leisure room above, a landing room and a large store room beyond. There is also a range of traditional stables with four stalls.


The house and coach house stand around a gravelled courtyard with electrically operated wooden gates set between stone pillars in an old brick wall. There is ample parking and the driveway continues past the house to a detached brick and tile garage for two cars. The gardens are beautifully laid out with sweeping lawns, well planted flowerbeds with a profusion of box privet hedges, specimen plants and shrubs, an extensive paved entertaining terrace and a large ornamental garden pond. There is an enclosed courtyard to the rear of the main house and beyond the formal garden is a small paddock and an area of kitchen garden.

To the rear of the coach house is an extensive, walled gravelled courtyard with central water feature, ornamental well, a garden store, an outside WC and remote controlled rear gates providing independent vehicular access.


We are informed by the Vendors that mains water and electricity are connected, that there is an LPG fired central heating system and that the drainage is to a Klargester treatment plant. The property is alarmed throughout and has a full CCTV security system.


G - South Staffordshire DC.


Vacant possession will be given on completion.


Please contact the Tettenhall office on 01902 747744.

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