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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Seighford, Stafford

£499,950

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With a name like 'Village Farmhouse', you'd expect something pretty special and characterful...and that's exactly what you've got! This stunning Grade II listed detached residence sits on a plot of approximately 1 acre with a long, sweeping driveway that opens up to a large parking area and beautiful gardens with mature specimen trees and views that will take your breath away! The gardens are made up of large lawns to the rear and side and you will also find a pretty patio area with cottage planting and small storage stable, a serene wooded area nicknamed 'The Spinney', whilst the fenced paddock provides an excellent opportunity to have your hooved friend at home! The incredible outdoor space aside, this four bedroom period home has an exterior with a mix of red brick and the classic black and white cottage style and the interior offering spacious and versatile accommodation with enormous potential! Needing updating in general, there is also potential to increase the interior space with use of the attached outbuildings and the huge garage also lends itself to create extra living space above. With a perfect village location and character to swoon over, a viewing is absolutely essential to discover we're raving about this gorgeous home!

Ground Floor 

Dining Room 
19' 9'' (max) x 17' 4'' (6.02m (max)x 5.28m)
A hardwood door into the property opens straight into the dining room. This incredible room retains many of the original features and is bursting with character with its inglenook fireplace having an open fire and exposed wood beam mantle and brickwork. The walls are decorated with exposed beams which continue from the ceiling. It is a bright room with a large front-facing window and has a fitted carpet, a range of wall lighting, telephone socket and television aerial connection. There is a door to an under stair pantry which has a window, fitted light and quarry tiled flooring. There are also doors off the dining room through to the kitchen, stairwell continuing through to the lounge and the inner hall.

Lounge 
17' 0'' x 14' 4'' (max) (5.18m x 4.37m (max))
This bright reception room is dual aspect and has windows to the front and rear. The rear window having fantastic countryside views across open fields. There is a feature fireplace with an open fire on a marble hearth with a decorative wood surround. The room is finished with a fitted carpet, radiator and television aerial connection and having a range of wall lighting.

Inner Hall 
9' 7'' x 3' 2'' (2.92m x 0.96m)
Having a side-facing window with views of the gardens and opens fields. There is a fitted carpet and doors through to the study/library and cloakroom through to guest WC.

Cloakroom 
8' 2'' x 5' 8'' (2.49m x 1.73m)
There is wood panelling to one wall and panel effect to remaining walls, fitted carpet, ceiling light and door through to the WC.

Guest WC 
8' 10'' x 4' 10'' (2.69m x 1.47m)
With a white suite of low level flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. There is tile effect wall covering, fitted carpet and a side-facing window with views of the garden.

Study / Library 
14' 10'' x 14' 9'' (4.52m x 4.49m)
A dual aspect room with windows to both sides and wonderful views out to the gardens. There is attractive wood panelling to the walls, fitted carpet and radiator.

Kitchen 
17' 3'' x 16' 11'' (max) (5.25m x 5.15m (max))
This excellent family space has fitted base and wall units with an inset stainless steel sink unit and chrome mixer tap. There is space for a freestanding electric cooker, tiling to splash areas, exposed beams to the ceiling and to the walls giving the room plenty of character. There is an inglenook fireplace which houses the solid fuel Aga. The room also features a fitted carpet and a range of wall lighting. Door to a built-in storage cupboard set into the chimney breast alcove. The room is dual aspect having windows to the front and rear with the rear windows giving beautiful views into the garden. There is a hardwood exterior door out to the rear patio and gardens. A staircase rises to bedroom four.

First Floor 

Main Landing Area 
14' 8'' x 5' 3'' (4.47m x 1.60m)
Stairs rise from the stairwell off the lounge to the landing where there is a small area that gives access through to bedroom two and there is an opening through to the main landing area. The landing branches off to a corridor style landing with access to further bedrooms and family bathroom, The main space is a usable area which could be ideal for a study area or reading area and has fitted carpet and ceiling light with exposed beam detail. There are doors to all the first floor rooms and doors to the large airing cupboard that houses the hot water cylinder with slatted shelving.

Master Bedroom 
15' 4'' x 13' 10'' (4.67m x 4.21m)
A beautifully presented, bright large bedroom which is presented in a neutral colour scheme and is dual aspect with windows to the side and rear aspects with fantastic views across open fields and gardens. It has a range of fitted furniture including wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving and dressing table with storage below and a fitted vanity counter with mirror above. There is a range of fitted wall lighting and a door through to the en-suite bathroom.

En-suite Bathroom 
9' 4'' x 5' 9'' (2.84m x 1.75m)
Having a white suite of WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and panel bath with mixer tap and shower head attachment. There is full height tiling to the walls, radiator, fitted carpet and a window to the side aspect with views to the garden.

Bedroom Two 
17' 7'' x 14' 7'' (5.36m x 4.44m)
Another huge and bright bedroom which is dual aspect having windows to the side and front aspects. There is a fitted carpet, radiator and a door to a built-in storage cupboard.

Bedroom Three 
18' 11'' x 11' 5'' (5.76m x 3.48m)
A large third bedroom with front-facing window, fitted carpet and radiator.

Family Bathroom 
9' 4'' x 5' 9'' (2.84m x 1.75m)
Having a coloured suite of WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panel bath with mixer tap and shower head attachment. There is full height tiling to the walls, radiator, fitted carpet and a window to the side aspect.

Bedroom Four 
17' 10'' x 13' 9'' (max) (5.43m x 4.19m (max))
Separated from the rest of the bedrooms and accessed from the kitchen and therefore having fantastic potential to be a completely separate annexe space with the kitchen and bedroom being able to be separated from the rest of the house. This is a large fourth bedroom which is dual aspect having a front-facing window and a rear-facing skylight. There is fitted carpet, radiator and a door to a WC.

WC 
6' 3'' x 3' 9'' (1.90m x 1.14m)
Having a white suite of WC and wash hand basin and a side-facing window.

Exterior 
The outbuildings are attached to the main house with a store room that adjoins the kitchen giving it fantastic potential to be knocked through to create a large living space. The property sits on a plot of approximately 1 acre, made up of formal gardens and enclosed pony paddock. There is a long sweeping drive that opens up onto a gravelled parking area with space for several vehicles and access to the garage. The formal gardens wrap around the house and there is a range of mature trees. There is a patio area off the kitchen which has a small stable used as an extra storage shed and there is a range of planting and beautifully manicured lawns. There is an area which is charmingly named Spinney which is a small orchard style area with mature trees and you will find a stone wall towards the entrance of the house with stones originally being part of the local church. The pony paddock is close to the house and is accessed easily off the main gardens and has post, rail and wire...

Main Store Room 
12' 4'' (max) x 12' 0'' (3.76m (max) x 3.65m)
Having a front-facing privacy glazed window and a door off the patio with electric light and power. There is a fitted workbench.

Store One 
5' 1'' x 4' 8'' (1.55m x 1.42m)
There are two separate stores with partition walls that can easily be removed. Store one has been designed as a utility space and has space and plumbing for a washing machine and also a space for a tumble dryer and having electric power and lighting.

Store Two 
8' 7'' x 5' 11'' (2.61m x 1.80m)
Currently used as a hobby room with electric lighting and power.

Outdoor WC 
6' 3'' x 3' 9'' (1.90m x 1.14m)
Accessed off the patio and having a white high level flush WC with pull chain and a rear-facing privacy glazed window.

Garage Block 
23' 3'' x 22' 0'' (7.08m x 6.70m)
Having a door through to the main house from the study / library. There is a hall area within the garage having tiled flooring and electric lighting. There is a roller style door off the garden giving external access into it. There is a separate coal store and an enclosed boiler room which houses the oil fire central heating boiler. From the hall area of the garage is the main garage space. The main garage has windows to three sides including a high level window to the rear aspect were there is the double electric roller garage door. The room is fitted with electric light and power and it has a range of fitted work benches and is also part boarded with a good sized loft space and also having fitted lighting. There is also an inspection pit within the garage and it has fantastic potential for conversion to a separate two storey annexe subject to gaining the necessary planning permissions and building regulations.

Boiler Room 
11' 8'' x 4' 10'' (3.55m x 1.47m)
Providing extra storage space.

Directions 
Leave Eccleshall and turn left onto Gaol Butts taking the slight left onto the A519 Horsefair. Turn right onto the Stafford Road / A5013 and continue on to Great Bridgeford and turn right onto the B5405. Turn left onto the Clanford Road. Turn left toward Seighford to where the property can be found on the left-hand side as indicated by our for sale board.

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Added on Rightmove:
06 June 2015

Nearest stations

  • Stafford (2.7 mi)
  • Norton Bridge (3.0 mi)
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James Du Pavey, Eccleshall

11B High Street, Eccleshall, ST21 6BW

01785 595057 Local call rate

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James Du Pavey, Eccleshall

11B High Street, Eccleshall, ST21 6BW

01785 595057 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Stafford (2.7 mi)
  • Norton Bridge (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

James Du Pavey, Eccleshall

11B High Street, Eccleshall, ST21 6BW

01785 595057 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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