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2 bedroom detached house for sale

Malthouse Road, Gentleshaw

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Picturesque Rural Cottage
  • 0.35 acre Gardens
  • Stunning Countryside Views
  • Beams and Character Throughout
  • Superb Sitting Room with Inglenook fireplace
  • Oak Fitted Kitchen
  • 'Amdega' Conservatory
  • 2 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Viewing Essential
  • EPC Rating F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

With much further potential this truly delightful cottage offers an Entrance Hall, Beamed Sitting Room with inglenook fireplace, 'Amdega' Conservatory, Oak Fitted Breakfast Kitchen, Two Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Storage Outbuildings, Gravelled Driveway.

Coming to the market for the first time in nearly 50 years, here is an opportunity to purchase a unique cottage home of immense character and enjoying, in our opinion, one of the best positions in the village. Far reaching views are afforded of the delightful local countryside and the gardens that extend to 0.35 acre wrap themselves around the property. Comfortable and cosy accommodation is provided with many feature beams throughout, ledged and braced doors and a splendid inglenook fireplace and open fire.

Subject to planning permission, the property offers scope and potential for extension and will have appeal to a wide variety of purchasers.

With unrivalled door step views, the cottage has oil fired central heating, a sizeable 'Amdega' conservatory and a spacious gravelled driveway leading off Malthouse Road.

With true rarity-value, an early viewing is highly recommended.

Location
The property is located within the much sought after village of Gentleshaw which has easy access to neighbouring Cannock wood with its local primary school, Christ church and 'Park Gate' and 'Windmill' public houses. Castle Ring provides easy access onto Cannock Chase. Lichfield Cathedral city is within approx. 6 miles and includes access to the cross-city and west coast mainline stations.

Directions
From Lichfield take the A51 heading north west. At Longdon turn left into Borough Lane. At the Grand Lodge turn left into Horsey Lane, continue into Thorleys Hill and Malthouse Road thereafter. The property is on the left hand side.

Accommodation
A centrally positioned front entrance door with coach lamp fitting to the side leads to the Entrance Hall of striking immediate character having exposed beams, braced and ledged cottage doors, quarry tiled floor, radiator, bow window to front enjoying fabulous views, return style staircase to first floor, under stairs storage and cloaks area, wall light point.

The superb Sitting Room leads off the hall and has fine views to the front, a marvellous inglenook fireplace with open fire, ceiling and wall light points, radiator, oak beams and double doors leading to the 'Amdega' Double Glazed Conservatory, a versatile additional room enjoying garden and countryside views, quarry tiled floor and double doors to the garden.

Accessed from both the hall and the sitting room is the Oak Fitted Breakfast Kitchen, another highly characterful beamed room with a good range of base and wall storage cupboards, work surfaces, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, appliance spaces for an electric cooker, washing machine, fridge/freezer, radiator and rear facing window.

With a lobby approach leading off the sitting room is the access to the Ground Floor Bathroom, of good size and having a fitted bath with mixer tap and shower fitting, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin and rear window.

First Floor
A beamed landing area gives access to the two double bedrooms. The Master Bedroom is of generous size and has a gable window with wonderful views. There are feature exposed floorboards, a chimney side storage cupboard, exposed beams and a radiator. Bedroom Two again has a gable window with garden views, exposed beams and a radiator.

Outside
There is a gravelled driveway allowing car parking for several vehicles. A very useful Garden Outbuilding measuring some 3.0m x 3.1m adjoins the cottage and is currently used for garden and coal storage.

As previously mentioned the overall plot size is 0.35 acre and wraps around the cottage. The main areas are lawned and there are a good number of trees and shrubs contained therein. Like the house, the standout feature of the gardens are the rural aspect and views.

Tenure
Freehold (Purchasers are recommended to satisfy themselves as to tenure via their legal representative).

Services
Mains water and electricity are believed to be connected to the property. Private drainage and oil fired central heating. Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability.

Local Authority
Lichfield District Council

Useful Websites
environment-agency.gov.uk/maps
lichfielddc.gov.uk

JGA/130116
JGH/050916
MA/KLT/LC


 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 January 2016

Nearest stations

  • Rugeley Town (3.3 mi)
  • Hednesford (3.5 mi)
  • Rugeley Trent Valley (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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John German, Lichfield

29 Bore Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LZ

01543 737059 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

John German, Lichfield

29 Bore Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LZ

01543 737059 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Rugeley Town (3.3 mi)
  • Hednesford (3.5 mi)
  • Rugeley Trent Valley (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

John German, Lichfield

29 Bore Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LZ

01543 737059 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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