5 bedroom detached house for salePool House And Adjacent Building Plot, Watling Street, Hatherton, Gailey, South Staffordshire, ST19
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A beautifully appointed Victorian house with a contemporary twist to the accommodation including three magnificent bedroom suites; a two bedroom two-storey annex; planning permission for a substantial detached contemporary property in a large plot, all of which enjoy excellent communications and beautiful, open views over the Upper and Lower Gailey reservoirs and a total plot area of approximately 2.75 acres
Cannock - 3 miles, Wolverhampton City Centre - 8 miles, Birmingham City Centre - 21 miles, M6 (Junction 12) - 0.5 miles, M6 Toll - 2 miles (distances approximate)
Location - Pool House stands in a fine position with a wide and shielded frontage to Watling Street and beautiful views over the upper and lower Gailey reservoirs to the rear creating a scenic setting of unrivalled quality.
The estate stands in a particularly convenient setting with easy motor communications afforded by the adjacent A5 corridor with the M6 and M6 Toll motorways being within a few minutes drive facilitating fast access to Birmingham, the entire industrial West Midlands and the wider motorway network beyond.
Cannock town and Wolverhampton City centres provide a comprehensive range of amenities and retail parks and many, major commercial centres are within easy reach.
Description - The estate affords a unique offering of much depth. The principal part of Pool House provides stunning, contemporary family accommodation of incredible style and substance with lavish and beautiful appointments throughout. There is much fine walnut joinery, under-floor heating to both ground and first floors, bathroom and shower room suites of a luxurious nature and a particularly striking living area afforded by a vast kitchen / dining / lounge. The smaller wing of Pool House provides a well appointed, two storey annex with independent, two-bedroomed accommodation and there is planning permission for the construction of a substantial, detached property in a large plot within the grounds with the facility to provide separate driveways to Pool House and the new residence.
The main property itself benefits from cottage-style elevations to the shielded, roadside frontage with a handsome, four-gabled elevation typical of the Victorian period to the garden facade.
The grounds are stunning but their attraction pales into insignificance when you take into account the sublime views over the reservoirs to the rear.
Accommodation - The house is entered through a panelled door set within a bay with double glazed windows to either side. The HALL has a tiled floor and a fine peninsular staircase with bespoke wrought iron balustrading rising to the upper floor and there is a CLOAKROOM with a contemporary white suite. Glazed double doors open into the stunning open-plan living area which incorporates a large LOUNGE with double glazed rear window overlooking the gardens and the reservoirs beyond, an obscured, quadruple glazed window to the front and an open fire with decorative recesses to either side, shelving and integrated ceiling lighting. The DINING AREA has a double glazed bay window to the rear, an obscured, quadruple glazed window to the front, tiled floor and integrated ceiling lighting whilst the KITCHEN AREA has a full range of contemporary, gloss-fronted units with a co-ordinating centre island, all with granite surfaces, an Aeg induction hob with filtration unit, two ovens, microwave, dishwasher, boiling water tap, tiled floor and an unusual feature provided by a glass covered, decorative sunken well with corner breakfast bar above. There is a fully double glazed CONSERVATORY providing stunning views with French doors to the gardens and a LAUNDRY with a range of storage units and a double glazed front window.
The first floor LANDING has two quadruple glazed windows to the front elevation, integrated ceiling lighting and wall lights. There is a magnificent MAIN BEDROOM SUITE with a vast bedroom with double glazed windows to the side and rear and French doors to a breakfast balcony taking full advantage of the charming views. The room has part-vaulted ceilings, ample space for a sitting area and there is an open-plan bathroom area with a freestanding slipper bath with ball and claw feet, a wall hung vanity unit, a shower unit with extraction fan above and there is a separate WC with a modern low level suite, and a dressing room with fitted hanging rails, three quadruple glazed front windows and bench shelving. The SECOND BEDROOM SUITE has a bedroom with a part-vaulted ceiling and a bathroom with a contemporary white suite and the THIRD BEDROOM SUITE has a double bedroom with part-vaulted ceiling and a well appointed contemporary shower room ensuite.
A door from the laundry opens into the ANNEX which has an open-plan living area with a LOUNGE with double glazed patio doors to the rear, double glazed side windows, a solid-fuel burning cast iron stove and there is a KITCHEN AREA with a contemporary range of gloss-fronted units with electric hob with extraction fan over, double oven, dishwasher and double glazed rear window with the whole room having laminated flooring, integrated ceiling lighting and ceiling rafters. There is an INNER HALL with an inter-connecting door to the laundry of the principal residence and a SHOWER ROOM with a well appointed modern suite including a shower cubicle with a wall of glazed bricks and under-floor heating.
Stairs rise to the first floor LANDING with TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS.
Outside - The house is approached over a gravelled drive, through remote controlled wrought iron gates, which sweeps around to the rear of the property to an extensive area of parking with well tended lawns with a variety of specimen trees, borders and an area of natural wild garden. There is a large, Indian slate patio and a square barbecue terrace set within the lawn.
Planning - Planning Permission has been passed for a substantial fishing lodge which will stand within a large plot to the side of Pool House. If this planning is implemented there is a facility for separate driveways to the new residence and Pool House. The plans provide for a substantial, contemporary residence providing an open-plan living space to the ground floor together with six ensuite bedrooms. The permission is for a Fishing Lodge bed and breakfast accommodation. Further details are available from the selling agents (Ref: NCB).
Planning Ref: 15/00591/FUL
Date of Decision: 18 February 2016.
Please Note: - The sellers would contemplate selling Pool House without the plot, should buyers so wish and in this instance indicate that they would then develop the new house for their own occupation.
Services - We are informed by the Vendors that mains water and three-phase electricity are connected, drainage is to a septic tank. Electricity and water connections exist within the proposed plot which would benefit from reed-bed drainage.
COUNCIL TAX BAND G - South Staffordshire DC.
POSSESSION Vacant possession will be given on completion.
VIEWING Please contact the Tettenhall office.
Directions - Proceed out of Wolverhampton along the A449 towards Gailey, turn right onto the A5 and go straight over the M6 island, and then the entrance is around 80 metres, after the traffic lights, on the left hand side.
NB do not be tempted to try to find the property with a Sat Nav.
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