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5 bedroom town house for sale

Lichfield Street, Stone

£650,000

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Period elegance in the heart of town. A graceful blending of original features and contemporary design. Beautiful architecture and generous garden space. You might be disbelieving but it really is possible to have it all with this substantial Grade II listed period townhouse, which has been stylishly renovated to combine period detail with contemporary family living. The striking reception hall, with its grand staircase and Minton tiled floor, leads to an elegant drawing room with a beautiful bay featuring French doors with original shutters. To the other side of the reception hall, you'll find the impressive designer kitchen featuring high gloss white units and a central island as well as ample space for family dining and a further stunning bay with further French doors to the outside. Also on the ground floor, the family room has doors opening onto the secluded side terrace and there is a useful utility as well as a guest WC. Upstairs, there are 5 double bedrooms spread across two floors including the impressive master suite with spacious bedroom, generous fitted walk-in wardrobes and a luxurious en-suite bathroom with separate shower. Bedrooms two and three also benefit from newly fitted en-suite shower rooms and there is a stylish modern family bathroom on the first floor. Extensive cellars below the property provide ample dry storage, and there is a separate wine store to keep the sommelier of the family happy! Outside the walled gardens have been carefully designed and landscaped by the award-winning Butler Landscape Gardens. Accessed via wrought iron electric gates, with additional secure pedestrian entrance, the plum slate drive can accommodate numerous vehicles and sweeps around to the detached double garage. To the side a further secluded terrace provides a sunny spot in which to while away the evening with a glass of something cold and there is a separate bike store. Replete with all the modern conveniences and security features you would expect of such a substantial home, including web enabled CCTV security system, internal telephone system and wireless telephone entry system, this spectacular property really does have to be seen to be believed. Situated within easy walking distance of the bustling market town of Stone, with its highly regarded schooling, excellent commuter links and friendly community feel, words and images truly fail to do this home justice. There's nothing else for it but to book a viewing immediately!

Ground Floor 

Reception Hallway 
18' 4'' x 9' 9'' (max)(5.58m x 2.97m (max))
Providing a beautiful introduction to this magnificent residence complete with restored original Minton tiled floor and an impressive grand staircase leading up to the first and second floor landings with original plaster detailing to the cornicing and dado rail. The original front door has been restored and has original bolts in addition to modern chrome effect fittings. The internal doors to all accommodation are white painted and wooden having been fully restored from original with modern glass and chrome fitted handles. Double panelled radiator.

Guest Cloakroom 
5' 2'' x 3' 1'' (1.57m x 0.94m)
With a continuation of the restored original Minton tiled floor and with a white suite including low flush WC and wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap and pop up plug and with blue ceramic tiled splashback, ceiling mounted spotlight fittings and a wall mounted radiator.

Drawing Room 
23' 5'' (max) x 15' 6'' (max)(7.13m (max) x 4.72m (max))
A light and elegant drawing room featuring a large bay with working shutters and French doors opening onto the front garden. The top bay window can be opened via the use of an infrared fob. The room enjoys a Stovax Riva Plus 11kW wood burning stove set into a recessed marble fireplace and surround and also benefits from cabling suitable for a surround sound or speaker system as well as ducting for power and connections for a wall mounted television. There is French oak fitted flooring throughout and also a period style floor mounted radiator in keeping with the nature and fittings of this room.

Dining Kitchen  
22' 8'' x 13' 7'' (max) (6.90m x 4.14m (max)
This impressive dining kitchen includes brand new fittings by French designer Mobalpa featuring high gloss white units providing generous storage, quartz worktops and quartz island unit with breakfast bar. The integrated Siemens appliances include fridge, two self cleaning ovens, a combination oven/grill/microwave, Bean To Cup integrated coffee maker and an AEG dishwasher. The kitchen area also features an eighteen bottle wine cooler, pop-up power and USB charging unit and an integrated bin and recycling store. There is also a one and a half bowl chrome Blanco sink with a Brita filtered water tap. The dining area has ample space for an eight seater dining table and chairs and has elegant French doors opening onto the main garden with fully restored working shutters folding back into the bay.

Family Room 
13' 11'' x 9' 6'' (4.24m x 2.89m)
A further useful reception room with UPVC double glazed French doors opening out onto the side terrace and double radiator.

Utility Room 
6' 4'' x 6' 4'' (1.93m x 1.93m)
With original Minton tiled flooring and plumbing for washing machine. There is also ample space for a tumble dryer and freezer if desired, as well as a tall cupboard in white high gloss finish providing useful storage for household necessities, in addition to housing the consumer unit.

First Floor 

First Floor Landing 
9' 10'' x 7' 0'' (2.99m x 2.13m)
A spacious open landing with doors to all first floor accommodation and tall sash window. With continuation of the original white painted coving and decorative plasterwork dado rail. A half landing leads to the family bathroom and has a built-in laundry cupboard with double doors and further single door, containing a range of fitted shelving and providing ample storage space for towels and linens.

Bathroom 
11' 8'' x 5' 10'' (3.55m x 1.78m)
The family bathroom is beautifully tiled in a marble effect tile to walls and flooring and has a modern white bathroom suite comprising bath with mains shower over and glass shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and close couple WC. With ceiling inset spotlight light fittings with chrome surrounds, inset mirrored panel behind wash basin, wall mounted chrome towel radiator and window with frosted glass.

Sitting Room/Bedroom Five 
15' 6'' x 14' 11'' (4.72m x 4.54m)
A spacious double bedroom with dual aspect windows that could easily be used as an additional sitting room if required. With Stovax Stockton wood burning stove set into recessed marble surround, two sash windows to the side of the property and a tall sash window overlooking the balcony and front garden. Double radiator.

Bedroom Four 
14' 7'' x 14' 6'' (4.44m x 4.42m)
A further double bedroom with tall sash window overlooking the balcony and front garden. Double radiator.

Second Floor 

Second Floor Landing 
9' 10'' x 9' 9'' (2.99m x 2.97m)
With white painted coving and a continuation of the restored decorative plaster dado rail. Having a sash window overlooking the front of the property, double radiator and loft access hatch.

Master Bedroom Suite 
The luxurious master bedroom suite is accessed via a half landing and comprises:

Master Bedroom 
17' 6'' x 14' 6'' (5.33m x 4.42m)
The luxurious master bedroom includes two walk-in wardrobes with fitted full height mirrors and a range of fitted solid wood storage including shelf space within, hanging rails below, pull out lined drawer units and shoe storage. With sash window to the side overlooking sun terrace.

Master En-suite  
13' 4'' (max) x 8' 7'' (max) (4.06m (max) x 2.61m (max))
The master bedroom also benefits from a luxurious en-suite bathroom with white suite comprising corner bath, separate mains shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC all with chrome fittings and with a wall mounted chrome radiator. The room is half tiled in a marble effect tile with chrome trim and fully tiled to the shower area and has a mottled fitted soft flooring. There is also a wall inset mirror above the pedestal wash hand basin. The en-suite bathroom also benefits from storage in the form of a double storage unit with fitted shelving and white painted doors and also contains a further cupboard with double doors housing the Worcester boiler and the hot water cylinder. The en-suite also benefits from a further double panelled radiator and frosted glass secondary glazed sash window as well as ceiling inset spotlights with chrome surrounds.

Bedroom Two 
15' 8'' x 13' 4'' (max) (4.77m x 4.06m (max))
A further spacious double bedroom with a double fitted wardrobe providing shelf space and hanging rail with natural wood doors and chrome effect fitting. A sash window overlooks the front garden. Ceiling inset spotlight light fittings with chrome surrounds and a double panel radiator.

Bedroom Three 
15' 7'' (max) x 12' 6'' (max)(4.75m (max) x 3.81m (max))
A further spacious double bedroom with white painted coving, sash window overlooking the front of the property and double fitted wardrobes with natural wood doors and chrome handles containing shelf space and hanging rails. With wall mounted double radiator and ceiling inset spotlights with chrome effect surrounds.

En-suite 
7' 3'' x 5' 2'' (2.21m x 1.57m)
The en-suite to bedroom three is half tiled in a stone mosaic tile with chrome trim and fully tiled to the shower area. With a white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a corner shower unit with a mains shower all with chrome effect fittings. Ceiling inset spotlights with chrome trim, wall mounted chrome towel radiator, extractor fan and black tiled flooring.

Cellars 
The property benefits from extensive cellars accessed via the entrance hall leading immediately into an under stairs storage area with chrome hooks suitable for storing coats, shoes, bags etc. With wooden stairs leading down to the cellar door. The cellars are fully lit throughout and provide ample dry storage for household items as well as plenty of storage for food and wines. Comprising:

Cellar One 
14' 10'' x 13' 9'' (4.52m x 4.19m)
Leading through into cellar number three.

Cellar Three 
13' 1'' x 9' 5'' (3.98m x 2.87m)
With original features including cold storage and shelving.

Cellar Two 
14' 5'' x 14' 2'' (4.39m x 4.31m)
Again with original features including the cold stores.

Wine Store 
10' 5'' x 5' 11''(max) (3.17m x 1.80m (max))
In addition there is also a wine store with separate lockable wooden door and featuring fitted wooden wine storage shelving and fitted wood and brick shelves.

Exterior 
The residence is approached via double wrought iron electric gates connected to the house telephone and intercom system. A sweeping plum slate drive can accommodate numerous vehicles and provides access to the detached double garage. The elegant gardens have been carefully designed by the award winning Butler Landscape Gardens. The front garden is laid to lawn and contains a hidden garden workshop with mains power and screened refuse storage area as well as security controlled pedestrian entrance. Immediately to the front of the property is a stone patio area which can be enjoyed from the bay windows in both the drawing room and the kitchen dining room. The borders have been planted with a range of shrubs a colourful floral planting scheme and has been cleverly designed to provide screening and privacy to the garden. To the side a pedestrian gate leads around to a secluded terrace of plum slate and raised bed planting as well as a water feature. There is also a separate...

Double Garage 
18' 7'' x 18' 0'' (5.66m x 5.48m)
The double garage is accessed via up and over electronic doors and benefits from mains power and a side pedestrian door.

Directions 
From our Stone office Mansion House can be reached on foot. Walk south-east on Christchurch Way/A520. Turn left onto Lichfield Street/B5027 where the property will be identified by our for sale board on the left hand side. A pedestrian gate will provide access from the street and our representative will meet you there. If driving, approach the double wrought iron gates and a buzzer can be found on the right hand side. Our representative can then provide access to the parking area.

Property History 
Mansion House has long been an imposing Lichfield Street residence and has undergone numerous transformations under various owners throughout the years. The history of the house can be traced back to the 18th century when William Bill, Steward to the Right Honorable Granville Leveson Gower (later Duke of Sutherland), purchased two three storey cottages from Katherine Hales in 1778. Later in the same year, he purchased just over half an acre of adjoining land from Earl Gower, on which Mansion House was eventually built. Following William's death in 1785, his properties passed to his eldest son, Robert Bill, who constructed Mansion House, interconnecting with the two original cottages. Following Robert's death in 1827, the property was briefly tenanted by surgeon William Heeley before being purchased in May of 1828 by Charles Bromley, a shoe manufacturer. Charles extended the front facade of the house, adding the two bays and the stone cladding as well as the ornate...

Additional Features 
Mansion House benefits from a web enabled CCTV and alarm system, which can be remotely armed and disarmed from a connected mobile phone. All rooms are connected to an internal telephone system, to which the entry gates are also connected allowing for the vehicle or pedestrian gates to be opened remotely throughout the house.

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22 July 2016

Nearest stations

  • Stone (0.7 mi)
  • Barlaston (3.1 mi)
  • Norton Bridge (3.1 mi)
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James Du Pavey, Stone

Christchurch house Christchurch Way, Stone, ST15 8BZ

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Christchurch house Christchurch Way, Stone, ST15 8BZ

01785 595020 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Stone (0.7 mi)
  • Barlaston (3.1 mi)
  • Norton Bridge (3.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

James Du Pavey, Stone

Christchurch house Christchurch Way, Stone, ST15 8BZ

01785 595020 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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