5 bedroom detached house for saleShakespeare Cottage, Croxton, Staffordshire
Withdrawn from Market £520,000
- Pretty Rural Location
- Charming Five Bedroom Family Home
- Four Reception Rooms
- Detached Double Garage and Ample Driveway Parking
- Pantry Cupboard, Utility Room and Cellar
- Garden to Two Sides Plus Rear Courtyard
- Peaceful Position in Small Village
- Excellent Links to Wider Transport Network
- Awaiting EPC Rating
This charming five-bedroom village property occupies a secluded spot within the village of Croxton. The original property has been extended by the current owners in the early 1990’s to accommodate their then growing family, creating a lovely home whilst retaining much of the original character.
Croxton is without doubt one of the most popular villages in the area being just 10 minutes’ drive from Eccleshall and surrounded by beautiful countryside and quiet country lanes. For those needing to travel further afield, Stafford is approximately 10 miles away, Newcastle under Lyme 14 miles away and Market Drayton is also approximately 10 miles away. The property itself stands away from the main Eccleshall to Loggerheads Road and down a pretty lane in the centre of the village. Eccleshall is well known for having a wide variety of both independent and high shops and is also well served by all the usual amenities. Within Croxton is a petrol station with a very well stocked shop supplying all the necessities for every-day living.The cottage sits in a good sized plot with ample driveway parking and a detached double garage with boarded storage over. The garden surrounds the property on three sides; a large lawned area to the front and side, along with a paved courtyard to the rear.There is a large reception hall to the front of the cottage with a family snug to the left, a large sitting room to the right and the dining room at the rear. The kitchen benefits from a good sized pantry store off and further utility to the rear. There is also a cellar running under the kitchen with internal steps from the rear hallway.On the first floor there are five bedrooms, the larger master bedroom having a smartly fitted en-suite shower room. The remaining four bedrooms are served by a principal shower room, although there is space to install a bath should the buyer wish. Accommodation briefly comprises:Wooden gate from lane opens onto blue brick path to the front door, which in turn leads into a vestibule porch with quarry tiled floor and window to the side. Reception hall 3.46x4.07m maxLarge reception hall with double glazed window overlooking a pretty front garden. Wood burning stove in exposed brick surround. Solid wooden flooring. Door toSnug 3.47x3.54m maxDouble glazed window to front aspect.Sitting room 5.34x3.49mLarge bay window over the garden to the side of the property, further window to the front aspect making this a lovely light space. Open fire in and exposed brick surround.Door toInner hallway with guest cloak room off with WC and wash hand basin in wooden wash stand. Additional fitted cupboards providing useful storage. Parquet flooring continued from hallway.Door to cellar with arched roof and sandstone foundations.Dining room 3.13x4.79m into bay windowLarge double glazed bay window over the side garden, double door at the opposite end opening out into the paved courtyard.Parquet flooring continued through from inner hallway.Kitchen 4.63x2.40mContemporary fitted kitchen with matching wall and base units, integrated appliances including dishwasher, microwave, oven, Neff four ring induction hob, fridge, freezer. Stainless steel sink and drainer set into a polished granite work surface. Window seat overlooking rear paved courtyard.Quarry tiled flooring.Door through to pantry with external door to courtyard and inner door to utility room, with quarry tiled flooring running through from kitchen. Turned stairs rising to light and spacious first floor landing with window over the rear aspect. Loft access. Master bedroom 3.68x3.57mWindows overlooking both the front and side gardens.Smartly fitted en-suite shower room with shower enclosure, wash hand basin, WC and bidet.Bedroom five 2.51x2.84mCurrently used as a home office, the room has a window over the garden and a range of fitted bedroom furniture.Loft access.Bedroom four 3.89x3.18m max L-shaped reducing to 1.99m
Dual aspect to rear and side.Bedroom three 4.08x3.49mDouble glazed window to front aspect.Bedroom two 3.50x3.43mWindow to front.Principal shower roomWith double shower corner enclosure, wash hand basin, WC and bidet. Chrome heated towel rail.Double garage with electrically operated up and over doors, electricity and water supply. Boarded loft space over with hatch and loft ladder.Oil fired central heating with oil tank to rear of garage, septic tank located by garage. Built in approximately 1890, thee present owners moved 34 years ago. Extended with three additional bedrooms and sitting room and dining room below in approximately 1990.
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