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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Rakesdale, Alton,Stoke-On-Trent, ST10 4BT

Guide Price £1,400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Outstanding Newly Built Country House
  • Beautiful Landscape with Approx 17 Acres of Lands, Woods & Pond
  • Magnificent Galleried Staircase
  • Living / Dining Kitchen
  • 6 Double Bedrooms
  • Dressing Room & En-suite to Master Bedroom
  • 5 Further En-suites
  • Basement with Leisure Complex
  • Swimming Pool
  • Garage Block with one Bedroom Flat with Living Kitchen, Double Bedroom & Shower Room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Wood Farm provides a wonderful, high quality, family home which was completely re built in 2010 on the site of a former farm house, using Hollington stone under a clay tile roof, with extensive fitted furniture and architectural detail and has the considerable benefit of under floor heating and stylish uPVC double glazing. The house now provides 6 double bedrooms, each with ensuites and includes a magnificent entrance hall and superb indoor swimming pool and leisure complex in the basement. There is a large garage, with one bedroom flat over, and in all the property extends to about 17 acres. 

Location Wood Farm is set on high ground within the renowned and beautiful landscape of Dimmingsdale, in the Churnet Valley between the villages of Alton and Oakamoor. It is about 1 mile from Alton and is approached off Red Road and then a stone track through Threap Wood. Cheadle is about 3 miles, Uttoxeter and the A50 is about 9 miles, Stoke on Trent about 15, Stafford about 20 miles, Burton about 22 miles and Derby about 27 miles.

Denstone College is about 3 ½ miles and Abbotsholme school is about 6 miles.  

The Accommodation The house is approached through a Storm Porch into a stunning reception hall with a beautifully crafted wide oak staircase with galleried landings rising through two floors. Oak stairs also lead off to the Basement and there is a Guest cloakroom. The main reception room has windows on three elevations, two of which are wide bay windows, offering excellent views of the garden and countryside beyond, and there is an Inglenook style fireplace with gas log effect fire grate and canopy over.

The living /dining kitchen is well equipped with an extensive range of oak units, under granite work surfaces, and includes a tall Corner Fridge, twin bowl sinks, Dishwasher, built in microwave, wine rack, recycling draw, Chef's larder, Pull out larder and broom cupboard. The stove has a four ring induction hob, two electric rings, four ovens, warming plate and grill. Immediately off the kitchen is an L shaped Conservatory, which wraps around two sides of the house, linking the main building to the garage block and provides plenty of additional sitting and storage areas as well as a practical everyday entrance in and out of the house. The study has fitted furniture and includes CCTV/video security system. Also on the ground floor is a separate cloakroom/ dressing room with fitted wardrobes and specialist Jacuzzi shower bath.

On the first floor the large dual aspect master bedroom enjoys beautiful views with extensive oak bedroom furniture having wardrobes, dressing and bedside units. There is a separate Dressing room with fitted oak storage unit with drawers and further oak wardrobes. The Ensuite bathroom includes a Jacuzzi bath. There are three further double bedrooms each with fitted wardrobes and an ensuite shower room with heated towel rails and limestone tiling and floors.

On the second floor there are two further large attic bedrooms, each with ensuite shower rooms and providing excellent children's rooms with plenty of space for desks and soft furnishings as well as double beds.

The huge Basement runs below the main house and extends under part of the garage to accommodate the 16 metre (approx 52 feet) by 5 metre (approx 16 feet) heated swimming pool. There is a climate control system, large tiled area and plant room. Immediately adjoining, with glazing partitions and doors, is a Leisure area which the current owners use as a Gym but might also be used as a Cinema room. There is a changing/ shower room with w/c and basin. 

Garage Block and Flat There is a large garage (about 30 by 23 feet) with two electrically operated doors, tiled floor, power and light, sink and storage cupboards, windows and separate personnel doors to outside and the conservatory, providing covered access into the house. There is also a cubicle for a w/c and the internal stairs to the Flat over the garage.

The Flat has a good size double bedroom, with extensive fitted wardrobes and storage cupboards, shower room with w/c and basin and dormer window

The Living Kitchen room has fitted units, sink, hob and oven. There is electric heating, a dormer window and a separate external staircase.  

Outside The garden and grounds adjoining the house extend to about 2 ¼ acres and are partly enclosed by stone walling and the remaining with dog proof fencing. There are in and out drives, both with electrically controlled entrance gates and a side drive leads to a levelled area which was used as a site for a temporary mobile home whilst the new house was in the course of construction. This area might now be suitable for an agricultural or stable building for example, subject to any necessary planning consents.  

The Land This lies to the west of the house and extends to about 15 acres with undulating grassland and wooded areas which include a large Rock outcrop known as Wright's rock. It provides an excellent amenity and leisure area as well as being ideal for walking with dogs, but could also provide grazing for livestock as previous owners have done. A footpath crosses the land. 

Tenure Freehold (Purchasers are recommended to satisfy themselves as to tenure via their legal representative). The property will be sold subject and with the benefit of wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether mentioned with these details or not. 

Services Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Heating and hot water, including to the swimming pool, is provided by Air Source heat pumps with back up from an oil boiler including electric for hot water. There is LPG for an open fire. 

Local Authority  

www.staffordshiremoorlandsbc.gov.uk  

Council Tax Band G  

Viewing Strictly by appointment through John German 

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Added on Rightmove:
11 August 2016

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9a Market Place, Uttoxeter, ST14 8HY

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Nearest station

  • Uttoxeter (6.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

John German, Uttoxeter

9a Market Place, Uttoxeter, ST14 8HY

01889 748007 Local call rate

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