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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashbourne Road, Rocester, Staffordshire

Sold STC £260,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Much character and charm throughout
  • Internal viewing essential
  • uPVC double glazing and oil fired heating
  • Sitting room, lounge and study
  • Open plan dining kitchen with guest cloakroom off
  • Three bedrooms and bathroom to first floor
  • Beautiful private garden
  • Gravelled driveway and garage to rear
  • Good range of amenities within village
  • Easy access to A50 and Uttoxeter

Full description

Beautiful period three bedroom detached character cottage set within the extremely popular village of Rocester.

General Information -

The Property -

A charming character period cottage believed to have once been two separate dwellings. Now combined, Glasserton House is a truly characterful and beautifully presented three bedroom detached cottage in a sought after village location. The property is uPVC double glazed and oil centrally heated with charming sitting room, separate lounge, study area, open plan dining kitchen and fitted guest cloakroom. First floor landing leads to three bedrooms and impressive four piece period style bathroom.

The property is set back behind attractive wrought iron railings incorporating small fore garden and adjacent gravelled driveway. Access to the side of the property down Dove Gardens leads to the rear access to the garage. To the rear of the property is a very private beautifully presented which is walled. Features include impressive garden, patio area with timber framed gazebo, raised ornamental pond, well stocked borders and pleasant open outlook.

Location -

Rocester is becoming more and more popular due to its good range of amenities, JCB Academy, new school currently under construction, close proximity to JCB World Headquarters and easy access to Uttoxeter and A50.

Accommodation -

Panelled Upvc Double Glazed Stained Glass Entrance Door - Provides access to:

Sitting Room - 5.94m x 3.86m (19'6" x 12'8") - Please note the latter measurement is taken to the recess adjacent to the chimney breast with feature painted wooden surround, raised slate hearth, feature cast iron interior housing open fire grate. Two central heating radiators. TV aerial supply. Coved cornice and dado rail. Partially exposed wooden floorboards. Staircase to first floor with useful under stairs storage cupboard. uPVC double glazed windows to side and front. Panelled door to:

Lounge - 3.94m x 3.63m (12'11" x 11'11") - Please note the former measurement is taken to the recess adjacent to the chimney breast incorporating attractive polished wooden surround, raised quarry tiled hearth with cast iron interior incorporating decorative tiled slips and open fire grate. Period style central heating radiator. Bespoke fitted shelving and cupboard to chimney breast recess. Decorative coving and dado rail. Two uPVC double glazed windows to front, Multi pane door to:

Study Area - 4.02m x 2.16m (13'2" x 7'1") - With central heating radiator. Large cast iron solid fuel log burner. Feature tiled floor covering. Staircase to first floor with painted wooden balustrade and polished wooden handrail. uPVC double glazed window to side. Open access to:

Impressive Open Plan Dining Kitchen - 6.7m x 2.72m (22'0" x 8'11") - Comprising:

Dining Area - With uPVC double glazed French doors to rear garden.

Kitchen Area - With a u-shaped wood block effect preparation surface having partially tiled surrounds, inset one and a quarter sink unit with mixer tap, range of fitted base units with cupboard and drawer fronts, complementary range of wall mounted cupboards including plate rack. Inset four plate electric hob with extractor hood over. Built-in fan assisted oven and grill beneath. Appliance spaces suitable for a fridge/freezer and washing machine. Stylish floor to ceiling period style central heating radiator. uPVC double glazed windows to side and rear, matching panelled and double glazed door to garden.

Fitted Guest Cloakroom - With low flush w.c and pedestal wash hand basin having tiled surround. Central heating radiator.

First Floor Accommodation -

Landing - Please note this can be accessed from two separate staircases, one off the dining area and one off the sitting room.

Bedroom One - 3.96m x 3.66m (13'0" x 12'0") - Please note the former measurement is taken to the recess adjacent to the chimney breast with feature open fire grate incorporating tiled surround and hearth and polished wooden surround. Central heating radiator. Bespoke fitted wardrobes to chimney breast recess. uPVC double glazed window to front. Door to:

Bedroom Two - 3.95m x 3.65m (13'0" x 12'0") - Please note the former measurement is taken to the recess adjacent to the chimney breast incorporating bespoke fitted cupboards. Central heating radiator. uPVC double glazed window to front.

Bedroom Three - 3.07m x 2.17m (10'1" x 7'1") - With central heating radiator. uPVC double glazed window to rear.

Superbly Appointed Bathroom - 3.02m x 2.16m (9'11" x 7'1") - With a white period style suite comprising low flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, double shower cubicle with integrated shower and free-standing roll edge claw foot bath with shower attachment. Period style radiator. Chrome towel radiator. Half wood panelling to walls. Access to loft space. uPVC double glazed window to rear.

Outside And Gardens -

The property occupies a prime position close to the heart of Rocester village centre. Set back behind attractive wrought iron railings incorporating small well stock fore garden. Adjacent to this is a gravelled driveway providing off road parking for two vehicles. Pedestrian gate gives access to the main rear garden which is a true delight offering a good degree of privacy from neighbouring properties which are predominantly bungalows. The centrepiece is a well kept shaped lawned garden bounded by a variety of extremely well stocked herbaceous borders containing specimen plants, shrubs and trees. Good size block paved patio area ideal for outdoor dining, adjacent timber framed gazebo. Raised ornamental pond with secluded bin store/ oil tank area tucked away behind privet hedge and timber fencing.

The garden is walled incorporating climbing plants with pleasant open outlook beyond. Further features include a timber framed summerhouse which is included in the sale. Outbuildings include an outdoor w.c and further brick building housing the oil fired boiler. There is also rear access to the tandem garage which can be accessed via neighbouring Dove Gardens to the rear. This is currently used as a workshop but offers excellent storage space.

Directional Notes -

The approach from our Uttoxeter office is to proceed north along the High Street, this becomes Cheadle Road, at The Three Tons public house turn right onto Ashbourner Road and proceed south straight over the A50 towards Rocester. At the traffic island adjacent to JCB turn right over the bridge into Rocester along Churnet Row/ High Street. At the traffic island turn left onto Ashbourne Road where Glasserton House is located on the left hand side as denoted by the for sale board.

Viewing -

Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Uttoxeter office (BA March 2016).

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 March 2016


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