6 bedroom character property for saleMillbank Farm, Stockings Lane, Upper Longdon, WS15
- Beautiful Georgian Farmhouse
- Wealth of Features Throughout
- One Bedroom Cottage/Annexe
- Three Generous Reception Rooms
- Dining Kitchen with Inglenook
- Five Double Bedrooms
- Sixth Bedroom/Nursery
- Driveway with Ample Parking
- Formal Gardens, Cellar & Workshop
- Equestrian Facilities - Paddocks of 2.2 Acres & Stable Block
An IMPRESSIVE GRADE II LISTED CHARACTER FARMHOUSE standing in ½ acre of gardens and 2.2 ACRES OF PADDOCKS And equestrian facilities with stables. Set in the prime location of Upper Longdon, benefitting from spacious accommodation including three reception rooms and six bedrooms, a one bedroom cottage/ self contained annexe and equestrian facilities including 2.2 acres and stabling. Dating back to approximately the early 18th Century, this individual farmhouse boasts a wealth of character throughout including exposed beams, brick flooring, beautiful sash windows and original Georgian doors, as well as an original Georgian portico front entrance. The cottage has been utilised both as for ancillary accommodation and currently provides rental income to the current vendors. Accessed directly from the gardens is a yard and stable block housing a tack room, feed store/hayloft and three stables, and gated access leads into the two paddocks.
The interior accommodation of Millbank Farm comprises briefly reception hall, three reception rooms, dining kitchen, utility, cloakroom and study to the ground floor, with a lower ground floor cellar accessed from the rear garden. Set over two additional floors are six double bedrooms, two family bathrooms and a sizeable shower room. Outside, a sweeping driveway provides ample parking for both the cottage and farmhouse as well as access into a useful workshop, with beautifully tended formal gardens to the rear aspect from which the idyllic and peaceful location can be appreciated. Millbank Farm benefits from stunning views across the surrounding countryside and both Longdon church and Lichfield Cathedral can be seen from the house and garden.
Set in the rural village of Upper Longdon, Millbank Farm and Millbank Farm Cottage lie just minutes’ drive from the Cathedral City of Lichfield and sits on the outskirts of Cannock Chase, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Upper Longdon itself is home to the Chetwyn Arms, a popular pub and restaurant, and the historical Swan with Two Necks hostelry is five minutes away in Longdon village, near to the local Post Office. Additional shopping, convenience and leisure amenities are available in the near outskirts of Lichfield and Rugeley. For those who enjoy outdoor leisure pursuits, the location is ideal for those who enjoy walking and cycling, and outstanding horse riding on the extensive Cannock Chase is safely accessible minutes away, providing tracks, trails and bridleways.
Well placed for commuters, the A51, A38 and M6 are all within easy reach, Birmingham International Airport is 25 miles away, East Midlands Airport is 35 miles away and rail stations in Lichfield, 15 minutes away, provide regular and direct links to Birmingham and London (in 80 mins). Excellent schools nearby are St James School and Lichfield Cathedral School.
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