9 bedroom detached house for saleMoseley Hall, Moseley Road, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10
An historic Grade II* Listed Country House in the heart of the West Midlands most conveniently positioned for access to all major centres. Providing an opportunity for a grand family home, or development of the property and outbuildings for residential or commercial use.
(subject to the necessary planning consents).
Wolverhampton 4 miles, Telford 16 miles, M54 Jct. 1 & 2 1 mile, M6 2.5 miles, M6 Toll Road 4 miles.
(all distances are approximate)
Location - Approached from the lane and passing through double gates with brick gate Listed piers with ashlar dressings and ball finials to an entrance drive with a further pair of entrance gates leading into a Tarmac turning area at the entrance to the Hall.
On the fringe of the Wolverhampton conurbation, this is a most convenient location for commuting onto the M54, M6 and M5. Nearby is the new i54 Enterprise Zone hosting the new Jaguar Land Rover Plant and other major businesses. Convenience stores, range of amenities and recreational activities are under two miles from the property.
History - Moseley Hall is one of a small number of important historic country houses in the Wolverhampton conurbation. The majority of the Georgian house dates to the early 18th Century with some later 19th Century additions. The house is constructed of brick with ashlar stone dressings under a hipped tiled roof.
The central pedimented projection above the archway in the coach houses, has an armorial bearing with the legend "Mos Legum Vegit" "Custom Rules The Law" Above the pediment is a lantern with round arched openings and ogival cupola and weathervane.
Evidence suggests that there was an earlier building on the site. This significant Hall remained in the Moreton family for many generations until the 1930's. As successful industrialists, Loftus Balfour Moseley, held the High Sheriff position in the early 1900's.
Accommodation - The Hall provides elegantly proportioned rooms and with the range of outbuildings, there is potential for further development subject to the necessary planning and listed building consent. Internally the Hall was tastefully upgraded in the 1990's with original period features including a range of oak floors and majestic staircases with carved balustrades up to two further floors, 17th and 18th Century oak panelling, neoclassical fireplaces and sash windows with some original shutters.
GROUND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION: Entrance Hall, Drawing Room with walnut parquet floor and large southerly bay window with French patio doors, oak panelled double aspect Dining Room, oak panelled Study, Breakfast Kitchen with AGA, Billiards Room/Family Room, Utility, Guest WC and range of cellars with slate settles.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION: Four elegant Bedrooms, Nursery Room, Bathroom, refurbished Shower Room and further Shower Room. A door via an external staircase gives access to the side and an oak staircase with balustrade continues up to:
SECOND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION: Having a suite of five spacious Bedrooms and a Box Room.
Outside - The former adjoining Coach Houses form a partition with an elegant archway and lead through into a large courtyard with access to a further range of lockable garaging, wood stores, summerhouse and dog kennels.
The gardens and grounds lie predominantly to the South and West of the main house. The garden is bounded to the South by a ha-ha. With good rural views beyond. The formal mature grounds make an area of around 3.5 acres.
Tenure: - We are advised by our client that the property is FREEHOLD. Verification should be obtained by your Solicitors.
Services: - We are advised by our client mains water and electricity are connected. LPG gas central heating, Oil fired AGA and septic tank. Verification should be obtained from your surveyor.
Local Authority: - Wolverhampton City Council. Tax Band: H.
Fixtures And Fittings: - By separate negotiation.
Viewing Arrangements: - Viewing strictly by appointment only. Please contact the BRIDGNORTH OFFICE.
Directions: - From the M54 J2, leave the motorway on the A449 towards Wolverhampton. After leaving the Island exit, at the following set of traffic lights turn left onto Broadlands. At the small traffic island bear right onto Greenfield lane and continue under a railway bridge to the T Junction turn right onto Cat and Kittens Lane followed by the next left onto Moseley Road. The entrance to Moseley Hall is a short way on the right hand side.
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