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4 bedroom country house for sale

Peggs Lane, Elford, Staffordshire

Offers in Region of £949,000

Property Description

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A truly exceptional Victorian country residence dating back to 1860 set within approximately 2.2 acres of formal gardens and paddocks in a simply stunning location. Surrounded by rolling Staffordshire countryside, only 1.3 miles from the picturesque village of Elford. Home to the popular Crown Inn. This delightful family home offers 3,786 square feet of accommodation over two floors with a faultless blend of modern open plan design, contemporary styling and more traditional reception rooms. Externally the sweeping formal lawns and extensive paddocking have been lovingly tended by the current owners for many years and the rear stable yard with separate gated entry to Peggs Lane and two stables and garaging cater for families with equestrian requirements.

Viewing really is essential to appreciate the remarkable nature of this impressive home.

Entrance Hallway Cloakroom Drawing Room Dining Room Rear Hallway Study Cellar Utility Open Plan Kitchen Diner and Living Room

Open Landing Space Principal Bedroom Suite En Suite Bathroom Bedroom Two En Suite Shower Room Bedroom Three Bedroom Four Family Shower Room

Formal Lawned Gardens Patio & Courtyard Seating Areas Rear Stable Yard Two Stables Double Garage Paddocks Vegetable and Fruit Garden

The Main House -

Ground Floor -

Reception Hallway - Accessed from a pretty tiled porch with flagstone floor and double glazed glass panelled door. Offering a spacious welcome to this happy family home with stairs rising to the first floor, oak flooring, ceiling light point, picture rail, central heating radiator, ceiling cornicing, telephone point, double glazed window to the front aspect and doors to:

Cloakroom - Having a white suite comprising a low level flush wc and a pedestal wash basin. There is an opaque double glazed window to the rear aspect, ceiling light point, ceiling cornicing, central heating radiator and a dado rail.

Drawing Room - A tastefully presented triple aspect room with double glazed windows to the front, side and rear aspects with double glazed door leading on to the front terrace surrounded by the sweeping lawns of the formal gardens. There is central open fireplace with cast iron surround, mantle and raised stone hearth, beautiful ceiling cornice and light point with ceiling rose, TV aerial point, three central heating radiators and a telephone point.

Dining Room - A more traditionally presented reception room accessed from both the kitchen and entrance hallway with a double glazed window to the front aspect, open cast iron fireplace with tiled slips, wooden mantle and quarry tiled hearth, alcove dwarf cupboard with fitted shelving above, ceiling light point, central heating radiator and a picture rail.

Rear Hallway - Having a built in pine storage cupboard, central heating radiator, ceiling light point, door to the stable yard, windows to the rear aspect, door to cellar and:

Study - Having two double glazed sash windows overlooking the rear stable yard, fitted storage cupboards, oak flooring, period style central heating radiator, telephone point and dado rail.

Utility - Having a roll top worksurface incorporating a single bowl sink and drainer unit, wall and floor units, double glazed sash window to the rear aspect, tiled floor, central heating radiator and space and plumbing for a washing machine.

The Rear Hallway Then Leads In To The Most Spectacular Open Plan Kitchen, Dining And Living Room. Possibly One Of The Most Impressive Internal Spaces We Have Ever Had The Pleasure Of Marketing. -

Kitchen - The kitchen area has a selection of solid oak wall and floor units with granite and preformed worksurfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit, four ring induction hob with extractor over, eye level electric oven, American fridge freezer and a dishwasher. The farmhouse essential of a three door Aga is recessed in to the chimney breast with a pleasant tiled splashback which contrasts brilliantly with the more modern island with a raised glass breakfast bar, modern lighting, vertical radiator and instant boiling water/filtered water tap. There is an entire wall of high level double glazed windows and a glass panel door to the front aspect, tiled floor, ceiling light point and then seamlessly opening in to:

Dining Family Room - Such an impressive contemporary space providing a vast yet sociable area which has become the hub of this family home. The living area is flooded with natural light from the upvc double glazed ceiling lantern and an entire wall of oak double glazed bi fold doors opening on to the walled courtyard. The separate dining area is perfectly positioned connecting the kitchen and living areas with tiled floors thoughout, central heating radiators, low voltage lighting, double glazed window to the side aspect and a TV aerial point.

Courtyard Terrace - A walled courtyard with oak gates opening to the gardens and driveway, Indian sandstone patio, stylish raised beds, seating and water features and external lighting.

First Floor -

Landing - Such an opulent space with a tranquil library feel. Extensive shelving and dwarf cupboards provide storage for your favourite books and the double glazed window to the rear aspect benefitting from the morning sun and far reaching rural views provides the perfect location for an armchair. Oak flooring, large storage cupboard, ceiling cornice, ceiling light points, loft access, central heating radiator, TV aerial point and doors opening to:

Principal Bedroom Suite - Yet another beautifully presented room with a wealth of fitted bedroom furniture, two double glazed sash windows to the side aspect, low voltage lighting, ceiling cornice, two central heating radiators, hidden TV unit and door to:

En Suite Bathroom - Stairs drop down in to the en suite bathroom which has a suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, separate shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low level flush wc and a bidet. There is a double glazed window to the side aspect, built in cupboard, ceiling light points, central heating radiator and tiled splashbacks.

Bedroom Two - Presented in a' luxury boutique hotel' style in a semi 'open plan' nature perfectly finished in a contemporary colour scheme. There are two double glazed sash windows to the side aspects with delightful rural views, ceiling light point, two central heating radiators, TV aerial point and opening in to:

En Suite - Boasting a modern walk in shower, pedestal wash basin and a low level flush wc. Tiled splashbacks and a ceiling light point.

Bedroom Four - Having double glazed sash windows to the front and side aspects over the gardens and surrounding countryside, fitted wardrobe, ceiling light point, central heating radiator and a TV aerial point.

Bedroom Three - Having sash windows to the front and side aspects with delightful views of the garden and open countryside beyond, two fitted wardrobes, ceiling cornice, central heating radiator, ceiling light point and a TV aerial point.

Family Shower Room - Presented in a faultless modern style with a raised walk in shower area with double headed shower, pedestal wash basin and a low level flush wc. There is a double glazed sash window to the rear aspect, low voltage lighting, period style radiator with heated towel rail, tiled walls and floor and a pretty internal window with stained glass and leaded detail.

Outside -

Rear Stable Yard - An impressive Staffordshire blue brick stable yard with its own access from Peggs Lane via double oak gates. Having two separate stables with stable doors, boiler room with 'gardener's lavatory', external cold water tap and lighting.

Garage - A large double garage/workshop with two sets of timber doors to the front aspect, fitted wall and floor units to the rear, power and lighting.

Formal Gardens - The plot on which Ridgeway House sits extends to some 2.2 acres. Perfectly laid out with a selection of formal gardens with sweeping lawns and manicured borders flourishing with established trees, shrubs and plants. A number of formal and more relaxed seating areas are sensibly positioned to enjoy such a delightful garden and the surrounding views.

Paddocks - Divided in to three separate sections with post and rail fencing offering a vegetable garden, an arboretum heavily planted with various indigenous trees and a grassed paddock. At the centre there is an extensive circular gravelled driveway giving such elegance and grandeur to the approach.

Downes & Daughters Ltd. wishes to emphasize that all property particulars do not constitute part of an offer or a contract. All statements contained herein are made without responsibility on the part of Downes & Daughters. They are not to be relied on as statements or representation of fact and intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or other wise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained on these particulars including room measurements. The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

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