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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Robin Cottage, Crateford Lane, Gailey, Stafford, South Staffordshire, ST19

Offers in Region of £545,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning garden
  • Countryside location
  • Inglenook style fireplace
  • Beamed ceilings
  • Driveway
  • Garage and leisure block
  • Potential for conversion
  • Three bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • Two bathrooms

Full description

A captivating country cottage residence of immense charm, character and appeal
occupying an idyllic, rural yet accessible location adjoining open fields and farmland
Brewood village centre - 2 miles, Wolverhampton City Centre - 7.5 miles, Stafford town centre - 11 miles, M6 (J12) - 2.25 miles, M54 (J2) - 3.5 miles (distances approximate)

Location - Robin Cottage stands in a beautiful and picturesque setting amidst glorious, open rolling South Staffordshire countryside.

Despite its rural charm the property is still within easy reach of all facilities with easy access to the historic and picturesque village of Brewood and the centres of both Wolverhampton and Stafford. The A5 and A449 corridors together with the M54 and M6 motorways facilitate fast access to Telford, Shrewsbury, Birmingham and the entire industrial West Midlands.

Description - Robin Cottage is an attractive cottage with accommodation of excellent proportions which is beautifully appointed throughout. The current sellers have improved the house during their tenure and the property benefits from luxurious appointments with notable kitchen and bathroom suites. There are double glazed windows in hardwood frames throughout and tasteful and neutral dcor which befits the character of the residence.

The accommodation is unique and flexible in its layout and there is the additional benefit of a substantial detached garage and leisure block which could, potentially, form the basis for annex accommodation should buyers so wish. The property further benefits from planning permission for the construction of a garden room.

Accommodation - A panelled door with inset arched, bevelled and leaded lights opens into the HALL with a staircase rising to the first floor. The LOUNGE is a fine, formal reception room with windows and French doors overlooking the beautiful gardens, a living flame coal effect gas fire standing within a carved surround with granite hearth, ceiling beam and wiring for wall lights. The SITTING ROOM has a large, recessed inglenook-style fireplace with cast iron Severn solid-fuel burning stove, windows and French doors overlooking the gardens, beamed ceiling, wall shelving and wiring for wall lights. The KITCHEN / DINING ROOM is a superb, L-shaped room incorporating a kitchen area with a range of re-fitted, quality cream-faced wall and base mounted units with under-unit lighting, an under-mounted ceramic sink, integrated double electric oven, space for a range style cooker set within a tiled recess with extraction fan above, integrated Siemens dishwasher, integrated Siemens refrigerator and an integrated freezer, beamed and raftered ceiling with integrated ceiling lighting, stone flooring, a window and the dining area is a good-sized room in its own right with stone flooring, raftered ceiling and a light, corner aspect with windows to two elevations. There is a LAUNDRY with wall and base mounted cupboards, a window and external door, integrated ceiling lighting, stainless steel sink and a door to the CLOAKROOM with a modern white suite of wc and wall hung, corner wash basin with tiled splashback and an obscure glazed window.

The PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE has been configured by the current owners to provide a large, ground floor bedroom with a wide window and a staircase rising to a first floor dressing room with window with open views, raftered ceiling, built-in wardrobes and cupboards and a knee-hole dressing table with ledged and braced double wooden doors with exposed brickwork above opening into a stylish shower room which is appointed to an exceptional standard with a fully tiled shower, Heritage basin and wc, rooflight, part-tiled walls, tiled floor, integrated ceiling lighting, shaver point and chrome towel rail radiator.

A second staircase rises to the principal first floor accommodation with a large DOUBLE BEDROOM with a window overlooking the gardens, beamed ceiling, integrated ceiling lighting, double wardrobe and an inter-connecting door opening into BEDROOM 3 with windows to two elevations. There is a well appointed BATHROOM with a white Heritage suite with a panelled bath with shower over, wc and pedestal basin, shaver point, painted wooden flooring, windows to two elevations, beamed ceiling, integrated ceiling lighting, heated towel rail and a boiler cupboard.

Outside - Robin Cottage stands in a quiet, lane side position and is approached through ornate, wrought iron remote controlled gates which open onto a driveway laid in brick paviours with circular inlaid motif, which provides parking for several vehicles. There is a detached GARAGE AND LEISURE BLOCK which incorporates a garage with remote controlled electrically operated door, electric light and power and a storage units together with an adjoining leisure room with wooden flooring, windows to the front, built-in corner bar and feature exposed brick wall together with beams and rafters to the ceiling.

The GARDENS are a particular feature of the residence with a timber-decked patio together with a further, separate raised timber-decked terrace with wooden balustrading, paved seating areas, large lawn and superbly stocked beds and borders with a profusion of flowering plants, low-growing shrubs, matured trees, large garden pond and a separate access to the lane via a five-bar wooden gate. There is a timber garden shed with power supply, fenced storage area, garden lighting and a substantial two-storey treehouse. The gardens enjoy a high degree of privacy and provide a beautiful, green backdrop to the property.

Services - We are informed by the Vendors that mains water, drainage and electricity are connected and the central heating is LPG fired.
COUNCIL TAX BAND G - South Staffordshire DC.
POSSESSION Vacant possession will be given on completion.
VIEWING Please contact the Tettenhall office.

Directions - Proceed out of Wolverhampton City Centre along the Stafford Road (A449), continue straight over the M54 (Junction 2) island following signs for M6 Northbound. At the Gailey island turn left on the A5 towards Telford. Take the first left into Claygates Road, signed Brewood, take the first left into Crateford Lane where Robin Cottage is at the far end on the right.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Every care has been taken with the preparation of these Particulars but they are for general guidance only and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Areas, measurements and distances are approximate and the text, photographs and plans are for guidance only. If there is any point which is of particular importance please contact us to discuss the matter and seek professional verification prior to exchange of contracts.

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