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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Birks Drive, Ashley Heath, Market Drayton


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** No Upward Chain** All aboard Black Firs, and don't forget to book a window seat as the views over the large private plot are just sublime! Elevated in prime position on Ashley Heath, this extensive family home offers character and charm throughout with surrounding private woodland and an extensive garden with staged terraces!! Originally built in 1922 by Mr and Mrs Birks, this property is beautifully finished throughout yet still oozes stunning features yet in a fantastic location. Offering spacious living accommodation with an impressive entrance hallway with an oak turned staircase. To the ground floor accommodation are two fabulous reception rooms, a large kitchen/diner, adjoining utility room, downstairs shower room and a study area. The first floor comprises four double bedrooms with an en-suite to the master, rooms to the front aspect have beautiful countryside views. There is a also a modern family bathroom. Adjoining the property is a one bedroom Annex with a large lounge/kitchen/diner with an adjoining bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Double gates open onto a tree lined driveway which continues past the property to a large parking area to the rear. To the left of the driveway is a expansive laid to lawn garden with terraces! You can adventure through a private woodland which features a miniature railway with platform, viaduct, tunnel and signal box. A viewing is a must to appreciate all this property has to offer so call today!!

Ground Floor 

Entrance Hallway and Study Space 
15' 4'' x 6' 11'' (4.67m x 2.11m)
Entering in through the oversized solid wood door with wrought iron hinges, to the left is a space for a study with both a rear and a side facing window having UPVC double glazing. There is exposed feature sandstone walls and exposed beams. With a telephone point and radiator. This study space then opens up to the hallway.

There is a beautiful feature centrepiece with a wide solid oak staircase rising to the first floor galleried landing. The hallway has exposed ceiling beams and picture rail. With a large under-stairs cupboard having a light and hanging rail.

Downstairs Shower Room 
8' 9'' x 5' 2'' (2.66m x 1.57m)
The shower room comprises a vanity unit wash hand basin with chrome taps, concealed cistern WC and a shower enclosure with a wall mounted showerhead above. There is tiled flooring, side facing window, recessed ceiling spotlights, radiator, ceiling light and ceiling coving.

21' 0'' x 11' 6'' (6.40m x 3.50m)
This is a gorgeous large lounge with French doors which open out to the exterior and onto the terrace. With a double glazed bay window to the side elevation. There is a beautiful inglenook fireplace housing a multi fuel burning stove set on a stone base and within the inglenook is an array of wooden panelling, cupboard and bookshelves. The lounge has exposed ceiling beams, radiator, television point, ceiling light and parquet flooring.

Dining Room 
11' 11'' x 11' 9'' (3.63m x 3.58m)
There is an electric feature fireplace which sits on a tiled hearth with tiled back plate and wooden surround. The room has ceiling coving and a radiator. This room boasts amazing views over the garden through the large front facing UPVC double glazed bay window. There is a radiator, parquet flooring and a telephone point.

Kitchen, Dining, Sitting Room 
This is an open-plan area consisting:

Sitting Area 
13' 2'' x 11' 10'' (4.01m x 3.60m)
There is stone flooring which continues through to the kitchen area, a multi-fuel burner and cupboard either side. With recessed ceiling spotlights, radiator and a large front facing window with great views over the garden and an exposed ceiling beam.

This is a beautifully fitted solid wood kitchen with a range of matching base and wall units, wine rack and drawers. With an integrated one and a half bowl sink with drainer and mixer tap which is set into the granite worktop and having a tiled splashback. There is an Alpha oil fired range cooker with two hotplates above and two separate electric hob rings which are also integrated into the worksurface. The room has plumbing for a dishwasher and space for an American fridge freezer. There are recessed ceiling spotlights, radiator and the stone tiling to the floor. Two rear facing double glazed windows and a side facing double glazed window and a door through to the utility room.

Utility Room 
There is a Belfast style sink, plumbing for a washing machine, ceiling light, tiling to the floor, half height tiling to the walls and a UPVC double glazed front facing window.

Storm Porch 
There is a door into a coal store and with tiling to the floor.

19' 10'' x 12' 1'' (6.04m x 3.68m)
There are two rear windows and side double patio doors which open out to the exterior. The annex has a television point, ceiling light, stone hearth and fireplace, ceiling coving and a radiator. The kitchen area has matching base units, a wooden worksurface and an integrated oven and four ring electric hob above, space for a washing machine and space for a dryer, with a side facing window. With an integrated sink with chrome mixer tap, a heated towel radiator, wood effect laminate flooring which continues throughout. There is a Velux window, ceiling light and ceiling beam. The room also opens out to a timber decked seating area.

9' 7'' x 15' 5'' (2.92m x 4.70m)
There are exposed ceiling beams which create a great feature to the room. With radiator, television point, ceiling light, exposed sandstone wall features and double patio doors which lead out to the exterior balcony, shelving and a walk-in wardrobe. A door leads through to the en-suite.

Annexe En-suite 
3' 1'' x 5' 10'' (0.94m x 1.78m)
There is a low level flush WC, wall mounted wash basin with chrome taps and an enclosed shower with a wall mounted electric shower above. With fully tiled walls, recessed ceiling spotlights, rear facing window and a mains extractor fan.

Double Garage 
24' 7'' x 17' 11'' (7.49m x 5.46m)
A great sized double garage with a front electric roller door; lighting and power.

10' 10'' x 7' 4'' (3.30m x 2.23m)
Double wooden doors open into the workshop, ceiling light, water and a rear door.

First Floor 

Galleried Landing 
A beautiful galleried landing with views down to the ground floor with a wooden double glazed skylight and wooden doors to all the first floor accommodation.

Master Bedroom 
16' 7'' x 14' 7'' (5.05m x 4.44m)
A superb sized double bedroom with a side facing window providing attractive views over the garden, velux skylight and a radiator. With exposed ceiling beams, television point and telephone point. The room also benefits from having fitted wardrobes whilst a door leads through to the en-suite bathroom.

Master En-suite 
10' 3'' x 4' 6'' (3.12m x 1.37m)
The stylish en-suite has an enclosed shower with a wall mounted rainfall style power shower head over and a separate shower head attachment, a wall mounted wash hand basin and chrome mixer tap, a concealed cistern WC and a bidet. The room has tiled flooring with under floor heating, fully tiled walls, recessed ceiling spotlight, ceiling beam, loft hatch access point and chrome heated towel radiator.

Bedroom Two 
16' 11'' x 13' 5'' (5.15m x 4.09m)
A fabulous sized double bedroom with a side facing UPVC double glazed window providing views over the garden and a skylight, a loft hatch access point, radiator and a telephone point. There is access to a large storage cupboard and fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Three 
12' 6'' x 11' 9'' (3.81m x 3.58m)
With a front facing bay window with fantastic views over the front garden, exposed ceiling beams, a radiator and a ceiling light.

Bedroom Four 
15' 7'' x 10' 6'' (4.75m x 3.20m)
A further double bedroom with a radiator, ceiling light, integrated wardrobe and a rear facing window with double glazing. The room also benefits from having fitted wardrobes.

8' 0'' x 7' 2'' (2.44m x 2.18m)
A beautifully finished bathroom suite with a P-shaped panel bath with a shower screen and a central chrome mixer tap and a wall mounted Mira power shower above, a vanity unit hand wash basin with chrome waterfall mixer tap and a concealed cistern WC. There is a decorative tiling, a tiled floor with underfloor heating, a rear facing window and a ceiling light. The room is finished with a chrome heated towel radiator and ceiling coving.

With wrought iron double gates opening to the driveway where there is a two hundred foot long tree lined drive. To the left-hand side superb large lawns rise up to the front of the property. A gate leads to an orchard area and steps lead down to various terraces as you approach the property. In front of the house is a paved terrace which creates a fabulous entertainments area which overlooks views of the garden. There is a very attractive stone water feature. To the side of the property is an attractive pond also with a water feature, a rockery, a lawn and a paved pathway. The driveway continues past the garden and around to the rear of the house where there is a very large parking area and turning area with room for ample parking. There is garaging and outbuildings. Beyond the rear parking area is a woodland area which has been utilised as a miniature railway. Steps rise up to a station platform, signal box, two engine sheds, a viaduct tunnel and a footbridge. There is a great...

From our office on Eccleshall High Street, proceed up the Loggerheads Road for approximately seven miles until reaching the roundabout in Loggerheads. At the roundabout, turn right onto the A53 Newcastle Road and after around 200 yards, turn right into Birks Drive. Follow the road for a short distance and the house can be found on the left hand side.

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