8 bedroom detached house for sale

Lichfield Road, Sandon

Sold STC £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Elegant & Substantial Grade II Listed Residence
  • Generous & Established Plot
  • Requiring Modernisation & Refurbishment
  • 5 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen, Utility & 2 Guest Cloakrooms
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Gated Drive, Garage & Stores
  • Additional Charming Detached Coach House
  • EPC Rating G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An elegant and substantial Grade II Listed residence occupying a generous and established plot of approximately 1.2 acres. Requiring modernisation and refurbishment.

Reception Hall, Two Guest Cloakrooms, Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Lounge and Utility. On the first and second floor there are a total of Eight Bedrooms and Four Bathrooms. Gated Drive, Garage and Stores, Additional Detached Coach House which offers enormous potential for conversion (Subject to Planning Permission).

A rare opportunity to acquire an extremely spacious Grade II Listed residence. Requiring modernisation and refurbishment however offering enormous potential to create a grand house. Alternatively it may be possible to create two separate dwellings however this is subject to planning permission and building regulations.

The accommodation briefly comprises an impressive main reception hall with additional rear hall and two inner halls, all of which incorporates two flights of stairs which lead to the first floor landing. There are two cloakrooms, kitchen and store, utility and five spacious reception rooms. On the first floor there are six excellent sized bedrooms (two en suite), in addition to a nursery and two further bathrooms. On the second floor there is a spacious landing area and bedrooms seven and eight.

This impressive period property stands back from the road beyond a substantial wall and double gated entrance to a drive. There is a delightful detached traditional coach house which is extremely spacious and has part first floor. Separate garage and store.

There are established gardens and grounds.

Situated within the sought after village of Sandon which is surrounded by some glorious Staffordshire countryside, yet also extremely convenient for commuting and modern day life. The property lies directly adjacent to the A51 and therefore provides excellent links to the pretty canal town of Stone to the north and the cathedral city of Lichfield to the south. The county town of Stafford is only a short distance to the west and has a wide range of shops, stores and supermarkets. Also having intercity mainline railway station, general hospital, university and junctions 13 and 14 of the M6 which provide direct access into the national motorway network and M6 Toll.  

Please Note There are radiators within the property however we understand the system is not working and requires a new boiler and complete overhaul. The existing system was oil fired and there is no mains gas to the property.

Our clients can be make no assurances to the condition of the electrical wiring, the plumbing or the foul drainage. 

Directions From Stafford take the Sandon road to the traffic lights at Beaconside and then turn left and almost immediately right and regain the Sandon road. Upon reaching the T-junction adjoining the A51 within Sandon turn left and the property is situated a very short distance on the right. 

The detailed accommodation comprises:  

Main Reception Hall 5.25m x 3.71m (approx. 17'0" x 12'3"). Panelled front entrance door and sash windows either side. Open fire, beams to ceiling and impressive stairs to first floor landing. Inner door to Rear Hall with second flight of stairs to first floor, useful under-stairs cupboards and door to Cellar. 

Cloakroom Low flush w.c., wash basin and opaque window. 

Kitchen 4.44m x 2.98m (approx. 14'3" x 9'7"). With two windows, outer door and large pantry off. 

Breakfast Room 5.69m x 4.03m (approx. 18'6" x 13'0"). Dual aspect with windows to rear and side. 

Drawing Room 5.09m x 4.83m (approx. 16'6" x 15'9"). Two front facing sash windows, half panelling to all walls and also extending around the fireplace which has a tiled inset. 

Dining Room 4.91m x 5.06m (approx. 16'0" x 16'6"). Two sash windows, half panelling extending to fire surround with tiled open fire. 

Guest Cloakroom With cloaks hanging space, pedestal wash basin and door leading to W.C. 

Side Hall With window and outer door, double part glazed doors leading to main reception hall. 

Sitting Room 4.57m x 3.82m (approx. 14'9" x 12'6"). Sash window and traditional fireplace with cast open fire. 

Lounge 6.07m x 4.03m (approx. 19'9" x 13'0"). Being dual aspect and having additional timber fireplace to a tiled open fire and hearth. 

Utility and Store With door leading to a Side Lobby with outer door and internal door to Coal Store. 

First Floor Spacious Landing With principal set of staircase in addition to servants' stairs. Deep side window in addition to a rear facing window. 

Bedroom One 5.08m x 4.87m (approx. 16'6" x 15'9"). Two front facing sash windows with extensive views beyond the road to the front. Additional side window and door to: 

En Suite With bath, w.c., bidet and wash basin set into tiled surround. Side window. 

Nursery 3.08m max x 3.68m 10'1" 3.08m max x 3.68m max (approx. 10'1" max x 12'0" max). Sash front facing window and original cast fireplace. 

Bedroom Two 5.06m x 4.84m (approx. 16'6" x 15'9"). Two sash front facing windows and half panelled walls. 

Bedroom Three 5.71m max reducing to 3.7m x 4.2m max (approx. 18'6" max reducing to 12'3" x 13'9" max) (Please Note: The room is irregular in shape). Dual aspect with windows to rear and side elevations. 

Family Bathroom With bath, corner wash basin set into tiled surround and opaque window. 

Separate W.C.  

Bathroom Two With bath and wash basin. 

Bedroom Four 5.49m x 3.94m (approx. 18'0" x 12'9"). Front facing window again enjoying fine views, original cast fireplace with timber surround. 

Bedroom Five 5.12m x 3.69m (approx. 16'9" x 12'1"). Sash window with splendid views. 

Bedroom Six 4.01m x 3.69m (approx. 13'0" x 12'0"). Sash window and door to Lobby off which leads: 

En Suite Bathroom Comprising bath, low flush w.c. and wash basin. 

Second Floor Spacious Landing Area Which could also be used as a study. Doors leading to: 

Bedroom Seven 5.12m max x 4.93m 16'9" 5.12m max x 4.93m max (approx. 16'9" max x 16'0" max) (Please Note: Restrictive roof height). Front facing window, roof light and traditional fireplace. 

Bedroom Eight 5.10m max x 4.92m 16'9" 5.10m max x 4.92m max (approx. 16'9" max x 16'0" max) (Please Note: Restrictive roof height). Front facing window. 

Outside There is an excellent traditional brick and tile Coach House part of which has a first floor storage area and also provides enormous scope and potential. 

Garage 3.52m x 4.21m 11'6" 3.52m x 4.21m max (approx. 11'6" x 13'9" max). With adjacent W.C. and useful Stores off.

The drive leads to the side of the property giving access to the garage and separate traditional coach house.

Immediately from the rear of the property is an attractive formal terrace with recessed ornamental pond. Extensive lawned areas with a variety of mature trees and shallow stone steps to further lawn area also having mature trees to the rear. 

More information from this agent

Nearest stations

  • Stone (4.5 mi)
  • Stafford (4.5 mi)
  • Norton Bridge (4.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements

To view this property or request more details, contact:

John German, Stafford

12 Salter Street, Stafford, ST16 2JU

01785 295038 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

John German, Stafford

12 Salter Street, Stafford, ST16 2JU

01785 295038 Local call rate

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