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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Black Firs Birks Drive, Ashley Heath, Market Drayton, TF9


Property Description

Key features

  • Epc Grade F
  • Stunning Extensive Family Home
  • Amazing Grounds With Woodlands
  • Miniature Sit On Railway
  • Charming And Characterful Feature
  • Built In 1922
  • Beautifully Renovated
  • Viewings Essential

Full description

What an absolutely stunning and extensive family home which was originally built in 1922, the gated entrance leads you up an extensive tree lined drive to reveal a delightful property which is just brimming with character and rustic charm, with wood beams, exposed stone walls and a cellar this really is your chance to escape to the country as this fantastic property is set within the most amazing grounds of approx 1 acre including vast lawns, private woodlands that you can explore from your very own sit on train complete with platform, station, tunnel, viaduct and signal box !!! If all that isn't enough, the cherry on the top is the lovely, self-contained; one bedroom ANNEXE - this property really does give you everything. Located in the desirable area of Ashley Heath, with handy road links for the well respected local Schools and hospitals, easy access to Newcastle-under-Lyme, Market Drayton, Eccleshall and the motorways, the location is just as perfect as the property itself so don't miss out, contact us today to arrange your viewing. A copy of the EPC will be available on request. EPC Grade F.

Entrance Hall 16' 5" (max) x 13' 5" (5m (max) x 4.09m )

From the moment you enter through the solid wood door the grandeur of the property is obvious, especially from the stunning wood staircase and ceiling beams, similar to an entrance to a stately home - in fact this is one of the reasons the current owners fell in love with it. There is also a handy storage cupboard.

Study Room 11' 8" x 6' 11" (3.56m x 2.11m )

Nicely tucked off the entrance hall, this great study area is nice and bright from the dual aspect windows. The lovely wood ceiling beams continue and are complimented by the feature stone walls. There is a wood floor area which lends itself perfectly for a study desk and chair set up.

Shower Room / WC 8' 9" x 5' 3" (2.67m x 1.6m )

Nicely presented and extremely handy this shower room has a white two piece suite comprising of: low level flush WC and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, there is also a walk-in corner shower cubicle. The floor is attractively tiled and there are recessed ceiling spot lights. Front facing window.

Lounge 21' 2" x 16' 2" (in to bay) (6.45m x 4.93m (in to bay) )

What a stunning and grand reception room also with fabulous Parquet flooring and complimented by the gorgeous wood ceiling beams and amazing inglenook style fireplace with attractive stone hearth and beautiful wood panels. Another bright and airy room from the large double french doors with full length windows to either side and another fabulous bay style window to the front.

Family Room 12' 0" x 11' 9" (3.66m x 3.58m )

Continuing the fabulous rustic charm, the beautiful Parquet flooring sets the room off perfectly and is highlighted by the abundance of light that floods through the extensive bay style window. The room is finished with an attractive fireplace with tiled hearth and wood mantle over.

Dining Area 13' 2" x 11' 10" (4.01m x 3.61m )

Lovely size and perfect location off the kitchen, this charming dining area has beautiful large ceramic tiles to the floor and dual aspect windows which overlook the adorable garden seating area and vast lawn beyond. There is an attractive recess for a multi-fuel burner and handy storage cupboards beside. Lovely archway leading straight through to.

Kitchen 14' 9" x 14' 0" (4.5m x 4.27m )

Fabulous size and extremely well appointed, this modern family kitchen is attractive, spacious, bright and well presented. With loads of base and eye-level units and contemporary Granite effect work surface over with inset one and a half bowl sink and draining unit with chrome mixer tap over. There are numerous windows, recessed ceiling spot lights and over counter lights which make it beautifully bright for preparing those sumptuous meals. Gorgeous large stone tile floor, rustic yet contemporary Rangemaster style cooker, space for American style fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

Utility Room 8' 8" x 7' 3" (2.64m x 2.21m )

Fabulously handy leading off the kitchen, this nice size utility room is also well appointed and attractively finished with base units and work surface over with Belfast style sink and taps. Space for washing machine, tumble dryer etc, window overlooking the gardens and door to the rear of the property. There is also another door that leads into the entrance hall of Annexe which is an useful link between the two or can be closed off for privacy if required.


Stone steps lead you down to a nice size cellar complete with lighting and power points.

First Floor


Master Bedroom 16' 8" x 14' 7" (5.08m x 4.44m )

The charm and character continues upstairs also in the great size double master bedroom with a lovely wood ceiling beam, large window overlooking the woodland area, skylight and space for wardrobe.

En-Suite 10' 3" x 4' 6" (3.12m x 1.37m )

Beautifully finished and presented modern en-suite shower room with striking black and white tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor complete with under floor heating. The contemporary close coupled WC with matching bidet also has a matching half pedestal wall mounted wash hand basin. Double walk-in shower cubicle, chrome heated towel rail, mirror-fronted, wall mounted cabinet and over sink mirror. Recessed ceiling spot lights.

Bedroom 16' 11" (max) x 13' 6" (max) (5.16m (max) x 4.11m (max) )

Another great size double room with window and skylight, built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 12' 6" x 11' 9" (3.81m x 3.58m )

Beautifully bright good size double bedroom with large front facing bay window. Wood ceiling beam.

Bedroom 14' 10" (in to wardrobes) x 8' 3" (4.52m (in to wardrobes) x 2.51m )

Another nice size double bedroom with large window overlooking the woodlands. This one has handy built-in wardrobes.

Family Bathroom 8' 0" x 7' 2" (2.44m x 2.18m )

Equally modern and contemporary in finish, this lovely family bathroom is crisp and bright from the large side facing window which overlooks the woodland area. Ceramic tiled walls and heated tiled floor with white three piece suite comprising of: P-shape bath with shower over and screen and lovely vanity unit with low level flush WC and inset wash hand basin. Recessed ceiling spot lights.


From the moment you enter through the black iron gates, you have a feeling you have arrived, as you wind your way up the long tree-lined drive you catch glimpses of the extensive woodland area to your right which is where the fabulous miniature railway takes you on a wonderful trip through tunnels and over viaducts, there is a vast lawn area to your left, which is large enough for a lawn tennis court, if you wish - your very own piece of Wimbledon. The gardens are perfectly private from the mature trees and hedges around, giving you your very own secluded Eden to escape to. Among the grounds are various fruit trees such as Apple, Pear and Damson to name but a few and fabulous vegetable patch for those who like grow and pick your own. The gardens also benefit from not one but two ponds and a fantastic raised area which is ideal for evening drinks or outdoor dining with a brick built barbecue, it also has a fabulous patio area and attractive water feature and rockery. The stunning gardens attract a wealth of nature including a frequent visit from the local Red Kite. At the entrance is a spacious parking area for numerous cars and access to the double garage.

Double Garage

Fantastic size double garage with up and over door. The building has electricity, lighting and water to it, making it ideal for cars, storage or even as a workshop if required.


Entrance Hall

Storm porch with door leading into the entrance hall that also has the link door to the utility of the main house which can locked off if required. There is a handy wood/coal storage and door to..

Lounge 19' 5" x 11' 8" (5.92m x 3.56m )

Great size and well presented modern lounge area with two side facing windows looking out onto the woodland area. There are also double french doors that open out to the parking and driveway area; all of which makes for a bright and airy relaxing reception room. Wood effect laminate flooring and opening through to ...

Kitchen 11' 2" x 6' 9" (3.4m x 2.06m )

Nice size and well presented kitchen area with modern base level units and work surface over with inset sink and draining board. Rear facing window and skylight. Space for washing machine, fridge/freezer etc.

Bedroom 15' 8" x 9' 7" (4.78m x 2.92m )

Nice size double bedroom with characterful exposed ceiling beams. There is a handy built-in wardrobe and double doors opening out to a lovely decked area. Further door to...

En-Suite 5' 9" x 3' 6" (1.75m x 1.07m )

Another beautifully finished shower room with ceramic tiled floors and walls, close coupled WC, half pedestal wall mounted wash hand basin and double walk-in shower cubicle. Side facing obscure glazed window.


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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29 July 2016

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