5 bedroom house for saleMarket Place, Abbots Bromley WS15 3BS, Rugeley, Staffordshire
Standing at the centre of the historic village of Abbots Bromley, this impressive Grade II Listed family home is believed to date back to the mid 18th Century with later alterations and additions. The property has a classic frontage with a most impressive double doored entrance to the spacious vestibule hallway, itself opening to the centrepiece of the house which is the magnificent flagstone floored hall with its wide staircase with wrought-iron and oak balustrade rising to the galleried landing. From this central feature radiate the four principal ground floor rooms, three serving as reception rooms, with the fourth providing a large fitted breakfast kitchen, off which lies a rear porch with boiler room and useful dark room over. Access also from the hallway is to a fitted guests cloakroom and a rear porch vestibule giving access to the four car garage, which also benefits from attic storage over. The first floor similarly has the central galleried landing with five bedrooms radiating off, together with a first floor laundry from which access is gained to two independent bathrooms. There are en suites to both the master bedroom and guests bedroom, with traditional feature fireplaces in many of the rooms throughout. Although land has been sold off over the years, the property retains a charming walled courtyard garden with a central feature lawn and delightful sitting areas and a very private aspect. In front of the four car garage stands the gated driveway, with further parking to the front of the gates off a tarmacadam driveway area.
IMPRESSIVE RECEPTION VESTIBULE
14' 5" x 10' 2" (4.39m x 3.10m) with impressive oak double doored entrance and having coved cornice, radiator, decorative marble fireplace and glazed double doors and screen to:
MAGNIFICENT RECEPTION HALL
22' 1" x 11' 10" (6.73m x 3.61m) with natural stone flooring, wide staircase with wrought-iron balustrade rising to the balcony landing, radiator and fan heater. From the hall a spur goes off to side with access to a side exit door with flagstone flooring and radiator. A glazed door opens to a REAR HALLWAY with radiator, tiled flooring, access to garage and windows to side.
FITTED GUESTS CLOAKROOM
with a close coupled W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, partial tiling and window to side.
20' x 15' 5" (6.10m x 4.70m) with central feature white marble fire surround with inset cast-iron grate and stone hearth, coved cornice to ceiling, two secondary glazed sash windows to front with shutters, two radiators.
16' x 14' (4.88m x 4.27m) with sealed unit double glazed sash windows to rear with working shutters, black marble fireplace with tiled hearth and backing and inset open grate, further secondary glazed sash window to side, dado rail surround and radiator.
16' 9" x 14' 8" (5.11m x 4.47m) with twin secondary glazed sash windows to front with working shutters, high coved ceiling, wonderful period fireplace with cast-iron insert with tiled features and open grate, radiator and glazed double doors to:
21' 2" x 16' (6.45m x 4.88m) having pre-formed work surface space with base oak doored storage cupboards and drawers, twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mono bloc mixer tap, space and plumbing for dishwasher, wall mounted storage cupboards, recess housing the four oven Aga providing cooking and hot water facility flanked by further electric double oven and four electric hob set into an inglenook with heavy beam over, concealed lighting and further cupboard and drawer space. Space for fridge/freezers, quarry tiled flooring, ample space for breakfast table, revealed beams to ceiling and window overlooking the rear garden, further window to side, glazed door to:
with wash hand basin, Worcester gas central heating boiler (installed October 2010), radiator, window and door to outside, a continuation of the qarry tiled flooring and stairs rising to a useful DARK ROOM with sink, work surface and shelving, window to rear and radiator.
TWO VAULTED CELLARS
approached from the kitchen, one 10'6" x 8'7" (3.20m x 2.62m) the other 13'1" x 7'9" (3.99m x 2.36m).
MAGNIFICENT FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING
27' 9" x 11' 8" (8.46m x 3.56m) being approached by a wide oak staircase with wrought-iron balustrade and having a central skylight, two radiators and coved cornice to ceiling.
BEDROOM ONE (front)
17' 10" x 14' (5.44m x 4.27m) with traditional cast-iron fireplace, two radiators, two secondary glazed sash windows to front, built-in wardrobe and archway to:
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
having a tiled shower cubicle with shower fitment and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and cupboard space below, ceramic wall tiling and electric shaver/light unit.
17' 2" x 14' 1" (5.23m x 4.29m) having two secondary glazed sash windows to front, radiator, revealed roof truss and door to:
EN SUITE BATHROOM
having a panelled bath with Aqualisa shower fitted over and glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, partial ceramic tiling and shaver/light unit.
BEDROOM THREE (front)
14' x 11' (4.27m x 3.35m) with secondary glazed sash window to front, radiator, picture rail surround, double doored wardrobe, traditional fireplace, shower cubicle with shower fitment and vanity surface with wash hand basin.
16' x 15' 6" (4.88m x 4.72m) with secondary glazed sash windows to rear and side, two radiators, vanity unit with wash hand basin and cupboard space below. Door to:
15' 4" x 8' 6" (4.67m x 2.59m) this would serve as a dressing room to the master bedroom with secondary glazed sash window to side, vanity unit with wash hand basin, radiator and cupboard.
a useful first floor facility with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, single drainer sink unit with cupboard space below and doors to:
9' 10" x 7' 4" (3.00m x 2.24m) with panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled W.C., obscure glazed window to rear, revealed beams to walls and ceiling and radiator.
having panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled W.C., window to side, radiator and built-in airing cupboard housing the Megaflow hot water cylinder, under eaves storage and electric shaver/light unit.
approached from the landing and having close coupled W.C., obscure secondary glazed sash window to side and an adjacent vestibule with further secondary glazed sash window and housing the second Worcester combination gas central heating boiler with timer control (installed October 2010).
The property has a tarmacadam driveway approach to the side leading to a private driveway with gated slabbed driveway with parking for a couple of cars. The gardens extend to the front and side of the property with its characteristic wrought-iron railed frontage standing off a traditional wall, set to lawn with neatly tended hedging.
To the rear of the property is a lovely private courtyard garden with walled perimeters,
central shaped lawn around a raised circular border, garden storage shed, pavioured patio and seating areas, wall bulkhead lighting and external power points.
36' 2" x 17' 7" (11.02m x 5.36m) an impressive four car garage with twin double entrance doors, fluorescent light and power, recessed storage area, double doors to rear garden, windows to rear and side, access to loft storage with Velux skylights, light and power.
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