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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

High Street, Abbots Bromley

Withdrawn from Market £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb Double Fronted Character Property
  • Accommodation Over Three Floors
  • Situated in Heart of Sought After Village
  • Ground Plot Extending to Approx 0.2 Acre
  • Four Bedrooms & Four Reception Rooms
  • Double Garage with Study Above
  • Gated Off Road Parking and Enclosed Garden
  • Energy Rating: D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An absolutely superb double-fronted, semi-detached period residence dating back to the 1600's with accommodation retaining an abundance of original features, character and charm set over three floors, situated in the heart of the highly sought after village of Abbots Bromley.

The substantial accommodation briefly comprises Entrance Hall, Living Room, Dining Room, Garden Room, Good-Sized Kitchen, separate Breakfast Room, Utility and downstairs w/c. To the first floor there are Two Bedrooms plus fitted Family Bathroom and Separate Shower Room while to the second floor there are Two further Bedrooms and Shower Room.

Good sized plot extending to approximately 0.2 acre with Double Garage (with large Study above) and gated off-street parking.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the size of this extremely elegant property, immersed in a wealth of character features including beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplace, stained glass windows and a mature garden, all well maintained and improved by the current owners.

The property benefits from a gas central heating system and some double glazing, but is not restricted by any Listing.

The property occupies a delightful plot extending to approximately 0.2 of an acre, mainly lawned, plus a gated driveway providing off-road parking adjacent to the large double garage. 

Location Situated in the heart of the picturesque and historic village of Abbots Bromley, the property is within walking distance of several public houses with restaurants, independent shops including a general store, butchers and gift shop, a doctors surgery, a well-regarded primary school and thriving sports clubs including cricket, football, tennis and the sailing club on Blithfield Reservoir.

The village also provides convenient commuting links to the surrounding towns of Uttoxeter, Stafford, Burton-On-Trent and Rugeley plus the city of Lichfield. There is also good access on to the A50, M42 and M6 road networks while the nearby Rugeley Trent Valley, Lichfield Trent Valley and Stafford railway stations give rapid access to London with journey times from just 75 minutes.

With regards education Abbots Bromley has the Richard Clarke primary school just off the village centre, and is in the catchment for Thomas Alleynes High School in Uttoxeter and King Edwards High School in Lichfield - and there is an array of private schools in close proximity, for example the Abbots Bromley school is within the village while Denstone College and Repton School are both just a few miles away.  

The Accommodation A solid timber front door leads to a small entrance hall whose interior door leads to the generous dining room, which has a heavily beamed ceiling and focal inglenook fireplace with open fire. There is an internal window into the garden room and a door to the inner hall, which gives access to the main ground floor accommodation.

The front facing living room has the benefit of further natural light supplied by the additional window to the side elevation and has two exposed timber beams, plus a focal fireplace with cast basket-grate set on a brick hearth plus timber beam mantle.

The delightful garden room was added to the property by the current owners in approximately 2008 and provides a lovely reception room with French doors to the patio and views of the garden. It has a vaulted ceiling with double glazed sky-lights plus a further leaded window. This room provides a lovely seating area whether it be day or night.

The well proportioned breakfast kitchen also has a heavily beamed ceiling and has windows to two sides plus a traditional built-in pantry. There is a range of Teak base and eye level units with fitted work surfaces plus inset double drainer sink unit and tiled splash-backs, integrated cooking appliances and additional appliance space. Double doors lead to a separate breakfast room having a high, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams providing further adaptable family living space which opens onto the rear patio and also has a built-in cupboard housing the wall-mounted gas central heating boiler which was installed in 2015. A doorway leads to the lobby, which gives access to the utility room and guest w/c.

The separate generous utility room has fitted work surface and inset Belfast ceramic sink plus plumbing for washing machine and additional appliance space. This room provides an ideal drying area for clothes, a useful space for pets, and has an outside door opening on to the patio. The adjacent guest w/c has a fitted suite comprising close-coupled w/c and wall mounted wash hand basin.

To the first floor the landing has stairs rising to the second floor with exposed wall beams and storage cupboard under, plus a quiet reading area with exposed beams and doors to the two double front facing bedrooms (one of which has a walk-in wardrobe), plus the family bathroom and separate shower room.

This well proportioned family bathroom has a fitted white period style suite comprising low flush w/c, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with period style mixer tap and shower attachment. There are half wood-panelled walls, exposed beam, recessed lighting and a side facing window. The separate family shower room has a walk-in double shower cubicle with folding door and mixer shower over.

To the second floor the landing has two useful built-in double wardrobes plus doors to two further good-sized bedrooms with views over the rear garden and to the side towards the village green, plus a walk-in wardrobe to one of the bedrooms. The additional shower room to this floor has a white three piece suite comprising close-coupled w/c, pedestal wash hand basin and walk-in shower cubicle with mixer shower, the shower room also has fitted shelving.  

Outside A natural stone-slabbed patio with external lighting provides a lovely entertaining area both in the daytime and in the evening, with raised beds and borders containing a variety of plants plus steps leading to the garden which is mainly laid to lawn plus a further screened seating area, well-stocked borders containing a variety of shrubs and plants, vegetable plot, shed and green house plus space for summer house and chicken coop. The garden is enclosed to all sides by a mixture of fencing and mature hedges.

Double timber gates and a further pedestrian gate lead to a block-paved hard-standing providing off-road parking and external stairs leading to the study which has a separate w/c and kitchenette area. This useful space is situated above the double garage, which has two up and over doors, power and light plus windows and personal door to the rear.

Please note that we are advised that the neighbour of the adjoining property does have pedestrian right of way across the garden into Hall Hill Lane.  

Tenure freehold with vacant possession on completion. Purchasers are recommended to satisfy themselves as to tenure via their legal representative. 

Services Mains water, electricity and gas. Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability. We are advised by the vendor that there is broadband connectivity. 

Local Authority and Planning  

East Staffordshire Borough Council  

01283 508000 MS/DAL/K0026 JGA/270416  

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Added on Rightmove:
10 May 2016


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