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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Waggon Lane, Bretby, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire


Property Description

Key features

  • A true rarity on the market
  • Substantial and spacious home with well proportioned rooms throughout
  • Large mature plot measuring approximately three acres
  • Extensive sweeping driveway and garage
  • Characterful living accommodation
  • Many original features
  • Within easy reach of Burton upon Trent, Derby and Nottingham

Full description

A most striking Arts-and-Crafts style country house standing in approximately three acres occupying superb position with far reaching views. A true rarity on the market
Substantial and spacious home with well proportioned rooms throughout. Large mature plot measuring approximately three acres. Extensive sweeping driveway and garage. Characterful living accommodation with many original features. Within easy reach of Burton upon Trent, Derby and Nottingham. EPC Rating E.

General Information -

The Property -

A very attractive Arts-and-Crafts style country home retaining an abundance of original charm and character throughout. The property itself offers extremely spacious and well proportioned living accommodation ideal for a large family comprising entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen with pantry off, utility room, two fitted guest cloakrooms and rear porch with door to garage.

The first floor living accommodation comprises a spacious landing, six good sized bedrooms, useful study and two bathrooms. To the second floor there is office space and landing.

Outside And Gardens -

The stunning grounds are a true feature of the sale. The property is located off Waggon Lane, a quiet country lane off Ashby Road. The property is set well back from the lane and is accessed via a long sweeping driveway culminating in car standing space suitable for several vehicles and this also provides access to the double integral garage.

The plot measures approximately three acres and due to its elevated position affords impressive open views over neighbouring fields and woodland, these must be seen to be fully appreciated. The gardens are well maintained and incorporate extensive lawns, a variety of well stocked borders and flowerbeds containing a truly varied selection of flowering plants, shrubs and trees, sun terrace an ideal place to enjoy the enviable views and outdoor dining. There is also a second vehicular access off Waggon Lane which leads to a range of useful sheds, large vegetable plots and greenhouse.

Location -

The property is located on the outskirts of the village of Bretby, delightfully positioned due to its semi-rural location with pleasant walks in the surrounding open countryside.

Amenities close by include Burton Golf Club and popular garden centre. Via Ashby Road the property is a short drive away from a full range of amenities in Burton upon Trent, these include an excellent range of retail outlets, leisure facilities, regular bus service, train station, college as well as schooling at all levels. Private schooling in the area includes the famous Repton School with its feeder preparatory school of Foremarke Hall.

The property is within commuting distance of nearby regional centres including, Derby, Nottingham and Stoke. All easily accessible via an excellent road network between the A38 and A50 as well as M1 and M6 motorways. East Midlands Airport is also within easy reach.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Covered Entrance -

Reception Hall - 4.67m x 4.03m (15'4" x 13'3") -

Sitting Room - 5.43m x 6.36m (17'10" x 20'10") -

Dining Room - 5.18m x 4.24m (17'0" x 13'11") -

Cloakroom/Wc 1 -

Inner Hall -

Fitted Breakfast Kitchen - 5.95m x 4.21m (19'6" x 13'10") -

Laundry -

Pantry -

Boot Room -

Cloakroom/Wc 2 -

Rear Entrance Porch - With door to:

Garage - 4.89m x 4.80m (16'1" x 15'9") -

First Floor -

Landing -

Bedroom - 3.87m x 4.24m (12'8" x 13'11") -

Bedroom - 3.32m x 4.24m (10'11" x 13'11") -

Bedroom - 2.43m x 4.38m (8'0" x 14'4") -

Study - 2.61m x 3.15m (8'7" x 10'4") -

Master Bedroom - 4.55m x 5.72m (14'11" x 18'9") -

Bedroom - 4.89m x 3.68m (16'1" x 12'1") -

Bedroom - 4.53m x 6.52m (14'10" x 21'5") -

Bathroom 1 -

Bathroom 2 -

Second Floor -

Storage/Occasional Bedrooms -

Access to roof space.

Basement Cellar -

Directional Notes -

The approach from our Burton branch is to proceed out of Burton along the Old Burton Bridge. At the traffic lights proceed straight over onto Ashby Road/A511, eventually turn left onto Waggon Lane, the turning into Waggon Lane is adjacent to the sign Keepers Cottage Lodge. Four Winds will eventually be located on the right hand side.

Viewing -

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Burton office (BA May 2015).

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 December 2016


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