6 bedroom detached house for saleBlacksmiths Lane, Newton Solney, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire
- Retains much original character throughout
- Ideal family home
- Entrance hall, fitted guest cloakroom, utility room
- Drawing room, sitting room, dining room and kitchen
- Four first floor bedrooms one with en-suite shower room, family bathroom
- Three second floor rooms ideal for bedrooms/study/hobby room and shower room
- Sweeping driveway, two garages with one bedroomed annex over
- Beautiful gardens
Full descriptionStunning six double bedroomed three storey Georgian residence occupying delightful private position close to the heart of Newton Solney village centre. Occupies beautiful private plot measuring just under 3/4 of an acre. .Retains much original character throughout, ideal family home. Entrance hall, fitted guest cloakroom, utility room, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen. Four first floor bedrooms one with en-suite shower room, family bathroom. Second floor landing leads to two bedrooms, shower room an office and a store room/work room. Sweeping driveway, two garages with one bedroomed annex over. Beautiful gardens. VIEWING ESSENTIAL. EPC Rating F.
General Information -
The Property -
A charming Georgian farmhouse residence with much original character. Believed to date back to the early 1700's - one of the oldest and most prominent properties in this highly desirable village. The property occupies a beautiful private plot measuring just under 3/4 of an acre. The property itself benefits from warm air central heating with accommodation comprising large entrance hall, cloakroom, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, breakfast kitchen with utility room off. First floor semi galleried landing leads to four double bedrooms, one with en-suite and family bathroom. Second floor landing leads to two bedrooms both with vanities built into wardrobe units, shower room with low flush WC, vanity with inset wash hand basin, an office and a store room/work room.
Located over the former coach house now incorporating two good sized garages is a first floor flat ideal for use by an elderly relative/teenager/holiday let. This accommodation is currently let. It comprises lounge/dining room, fitted kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.
The property is located close to the heart of the village which is set amid attractive semi rural countryside overlooking the confluence of the River Dove and River Trent and offering pleasant walks along the River Trent.
The village has a much sought after nursery and infant school, a church dating back to the Norman period and two inns. Newton Solney has easy access to the A38, A50, M1 and M6 motorways.
Ground Floor -
Five Panelled Entrance Door - With multi paned sidelights and fanlight over, provides access to:
Most Impressive Large Entrance Hall - With staircase to first floor incorporating painted wooden balustrade, multi paned door with fanlight over providing access to rear garden, door to useful under stairs cloakroom, further door to:
Drawing Room - 4.95m x 4.75m (16'3" x 15'7") - Please note the former measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast with fireplace incorporating stone surround, raised quarry tiled hearth, exposed brick interior and open fire grate, fitted furniture to chimney breast recess incorporating cupboards and shelving, picture rail, beamed ceiling, wall light points, multi paned window to side and front elevation, door to:
Sitting Room - 4.92m x 4.69m (16'2" x 15'5") - Please note the former measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the chimney breast again with fireplace incorporating painted wooden surround, raised tiled hearth, exposed brick interior and open fire grate, built in cupboard to chimney breast recess, wall light points, multi paned window to side and rear elevation.
Formal Dining Room - 4.91m x 4.86m (16'1" x 15'11") - Please note the latter measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to the exposed brick chimney breast with matching hearth, polished wooden display mantle and open fire grate, beamed ceiling, exposed wooden floor boards, wall light points, multi paned window to rear and matching French doors to beautiful garden, panelled door to:
Breakfast Kitchen - 4.91m x 4.83m (16'1" x 15'10") - With a range of Terrazzo tiled wood edged preparation surfaces having twin stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, a range of fitted base units with cupboard and drawer fronts, complementary range of wall mounted cupboards, Aga with twin hotplate and double oven, Terrazzo tiled floor covering, beamed ceiling, storage cupboard, telephone point, secondary staircase to first floor, wall light points, multi paned window to front and matching French doors to garden, open access to:
Side Porch - With window and door to garden, panelled door to:
Utility Room - 3.45m x 2.83m (11'4" x 9'3") - With stainless steel sink unit, fitted cupboard and appliance space beneath, further worktop and cupboard, various appliance spaces, Terrazzo tiled floor covering, multi paned window to front, ledged and braced stable door to front, latched door to:
Fitted Guest Cloakroom - With a suite comprising low flush WC and wash hand basin, Terrazzo tiled floor covering, multi paned window to front.
First Floor -
Semi Galleried Landing - With continuation of painted wooden balustrade, door giving access to staircase leading to second floor, multi paned window to rear, door to:
Master Bedroom - 4.72m x 4.51m (15'6" x 14'10") - With fitted wardrobe to chimney breast recess, matching cupboard doors giving access to vanity unit in other recess incorporating inset wash hand basin, tiled surrounds, fitted cupboard and drawers beneath, wall light points, multi paned window to rear and side, the latter offering partial views over river.
Bedroom 2 - 4.93m x 4.51m (16'2" x 14'10") - Please note the latter measurement is taken into the recess adjacent to a fitted wardrobe with louvred doors, built in dressing table, beamed ceiling, multi paned window to rear, further window to side, panelled door to inner landing and secondary staircase down to kitchen.
Bedroom 3 - 4.78m x 4.55m (15'8" x 14'11") - With fitted wardrobe to chimney breast recess, wall mounted electric heater, beamed ceiling, wall light points, multi paned window to side and front, the latter offering field views in the distance towards Repton.
Bedroom 4 - 3.88m x 3.25m (12'9" x 10'8") - With wall mounted electric heater, built in wardrobe accessed via louvred doors, beam, wall light points, window to side overlooking delightful garden, further window to front again with field views in the distance, twin louvred doors to:
En-Suite Shower Room - With a suite comprising low flush WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, tiled surrounds and cupboard beneath, shower cubicle with integrated Mira shower, extractor fan.
Bathroom - Being fully tiled with a suite comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin, bath with integrated Mira shower over, fitted cupboard, towel radiator, multi paned window to front with views.
Second Floor -
Semi Galleried Landing - With panelled and painted balustrade, wall mounted electric heater, louvred doors to useful walk in storage cupboard, windows to either side elevation, door to:
Bedroom 5 - 4.73m x 3.62m (15'6" x 11'11") - With wall mounted electric heater, extensive range of fitted wardrobes, walk in vanity, dressing table, beam, window to side offering river view.
Bedroom 6 - 4.8m x 4.25m (15'9" x 13'11") - With wall mounted electric heater, a range of fitted wardrobes, walk in vanity, dressing table and shelving, beam, window to side again with river view.
Large Office - 4.93m x 4.5m (16'2" x 14'9") - With wall mounted electric heater, range of fitted cupboards, beam, window to side.
Store Room/Work Room - 4.96m x 4.87m (16'3" x 16'0") - With a range of fitted cupboards, beamed ceiling, window to side.
Shower Room - Being partly tiled with a suite comprising low flush WC, inset wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, shower cubicle, towel radiator, extractor fan.
Outside And Gardens -
Without doubt a true feature of this sale is the property's sublime position close to the heart of Newton Solney village. The property is tucked away off Blacksmiths Lane down a tarmacadam driveway. A five bar gate gives access to the extensive gravelled driveway providing car standing for several vehicles and access to the former coach house which now incorporates two good sized single garages measuring 5.4m x 2.76m (17'9 x 91) and 5.21m x 4.15m (17'1 x 13'7), both accessed via impressed ledged and braced twin timber doors, one benefits from useful store room off.
The gardens must be seen to be fully appreciated, the property stands on a plot measuring just under 3/4 of an acre with meticulously maintained gardens offering a truly varied selection of flowers, specimen plants, shrubs and mature trees. To the front there is a lawned fore garden, a selection of raised beds, two steps leading up to block paved pathway running adjacent to well stocked stone edged borders, further lawn culminating in the impressive pillared storm porch with lantern.
The main garden lies to the side of the property and can be accessed via a gate from the front driveway. The centre piece is a well maintained shaped lawn, again bounded by extremely well stocked borders and gravelled pathway, this doubles up as a delightful seating area immediately accessible from the kitchen and dining room. Further features of this section include useful brick built garden store and brick and glazed potting shed/greenhouse. The garden continues through another wrought iron gate to a delightful rose garden immediately to the rear of the property. To the opposite side of the property access can be gained to the cellar.
Located above the garaging, ideal for use as a holiday let or accommodating an elderly relative/teenager. This currently provides an excellent supplementary income.
The accommodation comprises attractive stone steps to first floor with wrought iron balustrade, panelled door to:
Small Hall - With multi paned door to:
Split Level Lounge/Dining Room - 6.21m x 2.82m (20'4" x 9'3") - On the upper level pleasant lounge area with two central heating radiators, TV and telephone points, recessed ceiling spotlighting, multi paned window to side and front, two steps down to:
Dining Area - Again with windows to front.
Fitted Kitchen - 4.05m (narrowing) to 2.92m x 2.27m (13'3" ( narrow - With a range of granite effect preparation surfaces having tiled surrounds, inset stainless steel sink unit, maple effect cupboard and drawer fronts, complementary wall mounted cupboards, inset four plate gas hob with built in oven beneath, wall mounted Vaillant combi boiler, central heating radiator, sealed unit double glazed velux window to rear.
Double Bedroom - 4.15m x 3.02m (13'7" x 9'11") - With central heating radiator, TV point, built in wardrobe, wall light points, multi paned window to side.
Shower Room - Being partly tiled with a white suite comprising low flush WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and cupboards, double shower cubicle with integrated Triton shower.
Directional Notes -
The approach from our Burton branch is to proceed out of Burton along the Old Burton Bridge. At the traffic lights turn left onto Newton Road. Proceed north along Newton Road into the centre of the village. Turn left adjacent to the Unicorn Public House onto Blacksmiths Lane, bear right onto Newton Close and the entrance to Waterside is on the left hand side set back behind neighbouring bungalow.
Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Burton office (BA June 2015).
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