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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Old Rickerscote Lane, Stafford

Withdrawn from Market £309,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Views Across Open Countryside
  • Deceptively Spacious Throughout
  • Lounge, Dining Room, Sitting Room and Breakfast Kitchen
  • Four Bedrooms and Study/Bedroom Five
  • Full of Character
  • Easy Access to Major Commuter Links and town centres such as Stafford and Wolverhampton

Full description

It's all about the C's at this pretty offering - Character, Charm and options for Change! With adaptable accommodation, this unique and quirky five bedroom cottage oozes traditional features whilst offering the space and flexibility so sought after in modern homes. Boasting a spacious lounge, separate dining room with the facility for an open fire, further comfortable sitting room with log burning fire and a farmhouse style breakfast kitchen with useful utility area as well as a cosy garden room overlooking the outside space, the downstairs space is sizeable and bright throughout. Upstairs, the first floor has three generous bedrooms as well as a pretty fifth bedroom/study, together with a shower room and the second floor has a good sized fourth bedroom with plenty of that all important storage space. Ample off-road parking is available to the front of the property where a pretty arbour gate takes you through to the enclosed rear garden which is laid to lawn with pretty flowerbeds and specimen trees. Oh, and did I mention that final C, Countryside? Although situated just on the edge of the bustling town of Stafford, with its mainline train station and easy access to an array of shops and restaurants plus excellent commuter links to Birmingham, Manchester and beyond via the M6, the property has far-reaching views to the rear over the surrounding countryside and access to plenty of local walks. You really won't believe your eyes - this is a rare opportunity to get a slice of country living on the edge of town and a property that just has to be seen to be believed so get that viewing booked today!

Breakfast Kitchen 
14' 0'' x 11' 1'' (max) to 10' 4" (in) (4.26m x 3.38m (max) to 3.15m (min))
There are worktops with a range of base units below incorporating drawers and cupboards. With a matching range of wall mounted units. There is an inset stone sink unit having an antique style mixer tap. The kitchen has an integrated dishwasher, a gas cooker point with ample space for a range style cooker with a splashback and extractor unit above. There is a breakfast bar area with under cupboards, a wine rack, part tiling to the walls, radiator, coved cornice to the ceiling, tiled floor and a UPVC double glazed wood grain effect window overlooking the rear garden. With ample space for appliances and a door gives access through to the lounge.

20' 10'' x 11' 1'' (6.35m x 3.38m)
With two double radiators, exposed ceiling beams, wood flooring and television connection. UPVC double glazed and leaded wood grain effect windows, one a bow window to the front elevation and the second is a window to the side elevation. There are four wall light points, a meter cupboard and bi-fold doors giving access into the dining room. The lounge has wood flooring which continues through to the dining room. There is a gas stove.

Dining Room 
11' 7'' x 12' 6'' (3.53m x 3.81m)
There are exposed ceiling beams, a continuation of the wood flooring from the lounge, a radiator, a feature fireplace with an exposed brick inset and a tiled hearth having an open fire facility. The room has a television aerial connection point and a UPVC wood grain effect double glazed window to the front elevation.

Sitting Room / Snug 
14' 11'' x 12' 6'' (4.54m x 3.81m)
Having a continuation of the wood flooring and a feature fireplace with exposed brick and inset which houses the log burning stove set on a tiled hearth. There is a television connection point, double radiator, stairs off to the first floor and an opening through to the rear porch.

Rear Lobby 
4' 4'' x 8' 4'' (1.32m x 2.54m)
There is a tiled floor and a UPVC wood grain effect door with two central double glazed and leaded panels giving access to the exterior. With coved cornice to the ceiling and a radiator. An opening leads through to the utility and there is a further passenger door through to the rear garden.

Utility Area  
8' 3'' x 4' 2'' (2.51m x 1.27m)
Having plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for additional appliances, wall mounted central heating boiler and a range of fitted shelving.

Guest Cloakroom 
4' 6'' x 2' 9'' (1.37m x 0.84m)
Fitted with a close coupled WC, a continuation of the tiled flooring from the rear porch, coved cornice to the ceiling and wood grain effect UPVC opaque double glazed window to the rear elevation.

First Floor 

First Floor Landing 
Stairs rise from the snug to the first floor landing. There is a telephone connection point, UPVC wood grain effect double glazed and leaded window to the side elevation and doors to all rooms on the first floor. There is an ideal space for use as a library or quiet sitting area. Stairs rise to the second floor.

Master Bedroom 
11' 5'' x 12' 5'' (max) (3.48m x 3.78m (max))
UPVC wood grain effect double glazed window, a radiator and a range of wardrobes having mirror sliding doors.

Bedroom Two 
17' 0'' (max) x 7' 9'' (average) (5.18m (max) x 2.36m (average))
With a UPVC double glazed and leaded window to the rear elevation, a double radiator and a built-in cupboard/wardrobe providing ample storage space. There is coved cornice to the ceiling.

Bedroom Three 
8' 1'' x 7' 7'' (2.46m x 2.31m)
Having a radiator, UPVC wood grain effect double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and there is a wardrobe with mirror sliding doors.

Bedroom Five/Study  
11' 5'' (max) x 7' 7'' (max) (3.48m (max) x 2.31m (max))
With radiator, telephone connection point and UPVC double glazed porthole style window to the front elevation.

To the front of the property there is a half moon shaped driveway which is pebbled for ease of maintenance and has borders and beds well stocked with a variety of mature shrubs. A covered gateway leads through to the rear garden which is laid to lawn. There are borders and beds which are well stocked with a range of mature shrubs and plants together with mature trees. A concrete pathway leads up to the side porch and there is a paved patio area ideal for entertaining. The garden has a feature pond, garden sheds providing external storage, an outdoor water tap and a gravelled and enclosed patio area. The garden is enclosed by brick walling and close board fencing. There are tremendous views over the Staffordshire countryside.

Shower Room 
8' 2'' x 8' 10'' (2.49m x 2.69m)
Fitted with a suite that comprises a double shower cubicle which is fully tiled to the interior and has an electric fitted shower, a close coupled WC and a vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap over and built-in cupboards below. There is tiled floor, part tiled walls, recessed ceiling spotlights, chrome heated towel rail/radiator and a UPVC opaque and leaded wood grain effect double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Second Floor 

Second Floor Landing  
With coved cornice to the ceiling, UPVC wood grain effect leaded double glazed window to the side elevation, a door giving access to a storage space and a door leads through to bedroom four.

Bedroom Four 
12' 6'' x 8' 2'' (3.81m x 2.49m)
There is a radiator, coved cornice to the ceiling, two UPVC double glazed and leaded wood grain effect windows to the side elevation and a built-in cupboard which has double opening doors.

From Stone head south-west on Longton Road / A520 towards Radford Close. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto The Fillybrooks / A34. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A34 then at the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Stone Road / A34 . At the following roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Grey Friars / A34 . At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Queensway / A34 then take the 2nd exit at the next roundabout and stay on Queensway / A34. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Lichfield Road / A34 and at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Silkmore Lane. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Rickerscote Road and turn left onto Old Rickerscote Lane where the destination will be on the right-hand side as indicated by our for sale board.

Ground Floor 

Garden Room 
13' 6'' x 6' 7'' (4.11m x 2.01m)
Of dwarf brick wall and wood construction. With a tiled floor, an entrance door and also a door to the front and a further door to the rear which gives access to the rear garden. There are windows to three sides. A UPVC wood grain effect door with double glazed and leaded panel to the centre and a double glazed window to the side gives access into the kitchen.

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Added on Rightmove:
05 October 2016


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