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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Calton, Staffordshire ST10 3LE

Under Offer £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Located Within The Peak District National Park
  • Stunning Panoramic Views
  • Rental Income Available
  • Accompanied by 16 Acres Of Land
  • Moments From The Market Town Of Ashbourne

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

EweMove Leek & Hanley are honoured to offer to the market this stunning 17th century farmhouse in Calton, Staffordshire.

The Property Itself

Well? Where to begin? How about from the very start? This sensational stone built farmhouse had it's beginnings deep within the 17th century. As the industrial revolution began to spark into motion and the country itself prepared to spread it's reach across the globe, this property duly followed suit and was expanded to a grander size, with the expansion work finishing in 1773. As well as fulfilling the purpose of a simple farmhouse, the property has also acted as a cheese factory and has now come to rest as a gorgeous countryside retreat, set in the centre of 16 acres of rolling fields, offering panoramic views of some of the best countryside the Staffordshire Moorlands has to offer.

Field House Farm would be a fabulous opportunity for large or extended family and for those with equestrian, outdoor or farming hobbies.

The Grounds

Clocking in at 16 acres, the land which accompanies this property is vast. Field House Farm sits centrally and is surrounded by well maintained gardens and an extremely generous parking area. Interspersed throughout the luscious green fields are 70-80 large trees, which provide shelter on the boundaries, as well as shelter for a plethora of wildlife. However, also contained within the estate are a separate cottage, aptly named The Cottage, a self-contained studio apartment with a treble garage and a huge stable shed, which contains eight stables with two attached lean-to's. These are currently used as a wood store and a storage area respectively. Three separate, free standing stables are located within the grounds in addition to the stable shed.

The Surrounding Area

Field House Farm and it's land is set within The Peak District National Park border. A short drive, 4 miles in fact to the south, is the thriving, picturesque Derbyshire market town of Ashbourne. Famous for it's medieval charm, historic buildings, high quality shops and for being home to two of the best performing schools in the country.

Rental Income Streams & Opportunities

One of the biggest allures of this property is the rental potential of the various outlying buildings, which can provide a generous income as you enjoy all the estate has to offer. First up is a 2 bed cottage. Converted from a stables in 1986, it is currently occupied and has a rental income of £650 PCM. Set behind The Cottage is a self contained studio apartment, built in 1974 and set on top of a triple garage - although one garage has been converted into a storage room. This could be let as a studio apartment, due to the inclusion of a kitchen and bathroom, or an office for a young aspiring business. The large stable shed, which contains 8 stables and was built in 1986, is perfect to let out to eager riders and can realise £200-£300 PCM, per stable. And of course, there is the accompanying land which can be utilised with the stables as a package or even as a holiday park for 'caravanistas' who wish to enjoy all that The Peak District has to offer.

Let us discover what each room has to offer..

This home includes:

  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room

    4.29m x 3.93m (16.8 sqm) - 14' x 12' 10" (181 sqft)

    The south facing entrance to the property leads straight into the kitchen and wow! What a kitchen it is. Boasting a conventional gas hob with extractor, a ceramic sink/drainer and a wood burning Bosky stove & cooker, which can be used for cooking and heating the home. But it doesn't stop there. There is plentiful room for a large breakfast table and although the room is a treasure trove of cabinets and storage solutions, there is a separate pantry to store away your food.

  • Sitting Room

    4.28m x 3.73m (15.9 sqm) - 14' x 12' 2" (171 sqft)

    Tucked away at east side of the farmhouse is the cosy study/sitting room. Perfect for escaping the world and enjoying a good book. Be sure to fire up the multi-fuel stove on those cold winter nights to keep your toes warm!

  • Utility Room

    1.76m x 3.75m (6.6 sqm) - 5' 9" x 12' 3" (71 sqft)

    Off the rear entrance hallway is the sizeable utility room. The workhorse of the property, the utility has facilities for a washing machine and tumble dryer, as well as it's own sink/drainer.

  • Shower Room

    Located on the ground floor, opposite the rear entrance, is an attractive shower room which boasts a wash basin, shower and toilet.

  • Dining Room

    4.24m x 2.76m (11.7 sqm) - 13' 10" x 9' (125 sqft)

    Dining rooms are boring right? Just a place for a table and some chairs to enjoy your meals. Well, not so much at Field House Farm. This dining room comes with an indoor barbecue . Yes, you read that right. Read it again if you must. The barbecue of the dining room is mirrored outside where there is another built into the wall, servicing the rear patio and all the dinner parties you will inevitably throw out there.

  • Lounge

    7.83m x 4.86m (38 sqm) - 25' 8" x 15' 11" (409 sqft)

    The lounge is simply humungous. Nearly as humungous as the lounge is it's own fireplace. It is a chasm and can easily house the most roaring fire you can muster. Two large patio doors open out onto the pristine gardens behind, so you can enjoy the best of both worlds, inside and out.

  • Bedroom 2

    4.37m x 2.88m (12.5 sqm) - 14' 4" x 9' 5" (135 sqft)

    Double As you climb the stairs, the first room on your right is the second double bedroom. Comes with a storage cupboard built over the stairs and a wash basin.

  • Bedroom 4

    3.22m x 2.62m (8.4 sqm) - 10' 6" x 8' 7" (90 sqft)

    Single Bedroom three and four are nearly identical in size and both come with their own wash basin and differing storage solutions via quirky cupboards built to specification for each room.

  • Bedroom 3

    2.56m x 3.28m (8.3 sqm) - 8' 4" x 10' 9" (90 sqft)


  • Master Bedroom with Ensuite

    4.04m x 3.4m (13.7 sqm) - 13' 3" x 11' 1" (147 sqft)

    The master has two tricks concealed up it's sleeves. The first one is the simply HUGE walk in wardrobe, which is accessed via not just one double door but two. Never again will you struggle for clothes storage space. The second trick is the inclusion of the open planned ensuite. Effortlessly stylish and accessed, it contains a wash basin set into storage cupboard, a toilet and a free standing bath.

  • Master Bathroom

    3.22m x 1.46m (4.7 sqm) - 10' 6" x 4' 9" (50 sqft)

    The master bathroom boasts a wash basin built into storage cabinets, a bath and a toilet.

  • Please note, all dimensions are approximate / maximums and should not be relied upon for the purposes of floor coverings.

Additional Information:

  • No Public Footpath Access Through The Land

    Although surrounding farms and houses have to tolerate public footpaths cutting through their property, Field House Farm has no such trouble.

  • Reliable Electric Gate & CCTV System

    Remote controlled and supplemented by a CCTV system, you can be sure to feel safe and secure while you enjoy your new home and land.

  • Dual Heating Systems

    The farmhouse is heated by an oil central heating system as well as the wood burning Bosky cooker in the kitchen/breakfast room.

  • Panoramic Views

    Lovely views of the countryside are afforded where ever you may be at Field House Farm and it's accompanying grounds.

  • Included Tools/Extras

    To help you keep on top of the land and fuel the property, Field House Farm comes equipped with certain tools & resources to get you started. These include: a quad bike, sit on mower for grass cutting, a petrol strimmer, a petrol powered log splitter, two years worth of dry logs to fuel the various fireplaces/barbecues and a generator.

  • Council Tax:

    Band G

  • Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rating:

    Band E (39-54)
A personal appraisal is essential to fully appreciate what this property can offer you.

* Detailed floor plans of The Cottage, the studio apartment & the stables shed will be provided during viewings

Marketed by EweMove Sales & Lettings (Leek) - Property Reference 4439

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01 October 2015

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