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5 bedroom character property for sale

Castle Bank, Stafford


Property Description

Key features

  • Secluded But Convenient Location
  • Extensive Gardens including Croquet Lawn
  • Original Features
  • Nineteenth Century Vicarage
  • Generous Room Sizes
  • Stunning Views
  • Close to commuter links and train station

Full description

The Old Vicarage is an attractive early Victorian property, now two homes. Old Vicarage East has four to five bedrooms, is in a secluded location, not overlooked, with magnificent views over surrounding countryside and golf course. The garden, with lawns, trees, herbaceous borders and a secret walled hideaway, is a delight. The property has been tastefully extended and restored over 37 years to reflect its Victorian character but also to provide easy modern living. The result is a most desirable family home offering privacy but easy access to Stafford town centre and fast rail and motorway connection to London and the North. Local schools are a walk away and good transport is available to nearby independent and selective schools.

Sitting Room 
20' 9'' (into bay) x 16' 9'' (max) (6.32m (into bay) x 5.10m (max))
Having a bay window looking to the manicured front lawns, garden and private driveway. With an original fireplace having a slate hearth with stone and exposed brick surround. With storage cupboard, dado rails, coving to the ceiling, ceiling rose and three radiators.

Dining Room 
14' 11'' x 13' 10'' (4.54m x 4.21m)
Having an open porch to the front, double glazed glass panelled entrance door with double glazed windows either side and bespoke stained glass leading into the generous dining room. With coving to the ceiling, original flooring and radiator.

Kitchen Diner 
17' 8'' x 13' 11'' (5.38m x 4.24m)
Having a double glazed window looking to the front manicured lawns, gardens and driveway. With a range of matching base, drawer and wall mounted units. There are worksurfaces extending along two sides having additional storage shelving, a one and a half bowl sink, space for a dishwasher and space for an Aga range cooker. With recessed ceiling spotlights, quarry tiled flooring, space for a fridge freezer and a ceiling fan. An exterior door leads to an open porch, the side gardens and patio.

Inner Hallway 
5' 0'' x 4' 8'' (1.52m x 1.42m)
A pretty inner hallway with original tiled flooring and coving to the ceiling.

Boot Room 
6' 10'' x 4' 1'' (2.08m x 1.24m)
Having a door to the cellar and with quarry tiled flooring.

Laundry and Utility Room 
10' 7'' x 8' 9'' (3.22m x 2.66m)
Having a double glazed window looking to the side gardens. With a range of matching base and wall mounted units. There is space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and a fridge freezer. The room has quarry tiled flooring and a radiator. An exterior door leads to the open porch.

7' 3'' x 5' 1'' (2.21m x 1.55m)
Having a modern white suite comprising a close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and quarry tiled flooring.

Inner Hall 
Having doors to the ground floor rooms, an original turned staircase to the first floor and decorative original style tiled flooring. With a radiator.

First Floor 

First Floor Landing 
A traditional landing with beautiful exposed floorboards, doors to first floor rooms, a continuation of the turned staircase to the second floor. With a large storage cupboard and a radiator.

Bedroom 5/Living Room 
18' 6'' (into bay) x 14' 1'' (5.63m (into bay) x 4.29m)
Having a window to the rear and a decorative open fire with tiled hearth and painted wooden surround and a radiator. (This room has potential to be a 5th bedroom)

10' 7'' x 15' 10'' (max) (3.22m x 4.82m (max))
Having a double glazed window with views of the grounds and neighbouring countryside. With exposed varnished pine flooring and an archway leading to the landing,

Ground Floor 

Master bedroom 
16' 1'' x 13' 11'' (4.90m x 4.24m)
Having a bay window looking to the manicured lawns, gardens, private driveway and golf greens. There is a corner shower unit with glass pivot door and mains shower. With a vanity style wash hand basin with double storage cupboard beneath. Having two built-in wardrobes, a decorative original fireplace with original tiling, exposed brick and wood surround and a radiator.

14' 1'' x 6' 7'' (4.29m x 2.01m)
Having a window looking to the grounds and views of the golf greens. With a white suite comprising a close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet with mixer tap and panel bath with mains shower, additional showerhead and a glass shower screen. The room has part tiled walls, tiled flooring, large airing cupboard and storage shelving and a ladder style towel radiator.

Second Floor 

Second Floor Landing 
A bright landing with original flooring. With a double glazed Velux skylight, a further skylight and doors to the second floor rooms. A fantastic area to utilise as a study or further seating space.

Bedroom 2 
18' 8'' x 14' 1'' (5.69m x 4.29m)
Having a window to the side gardens. With an original decorative fireplace and radiator.

En-suite Shower Room 
7' 0'' x 5' 0'' (2.13m x 1.52m)
Having a double glazed Velux skylight. With a modern white suite comprising a close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a walk-in shower with mains shower having glass sliding doors. The room has part tiled walls and a large useful storage cupboard.

Bedroom 3 
17' 0'' x 14' 0'' (5.18m x 4.26m)
Having a window looking to the grounds and the golf greens. There is an original stone fireplace and a radiator.

Bedroom 4 
14' 0'' x 10' 10'' (4.26m x 3.30m)
Having double glazed Velux skylight with views of the grounds and the golf greens and with a further double glazed skylight. With loft hatch access and radiator.

The property is reached via a public footpath which continues to the private driveway and leads to the property and extensive grounds of large lawns and ample parking for several vehicles. With gravelled pathways leading to the entrance. There is a secret garden aswell. With additional patio areas, an immaculate flower garden with pathway and well established plants, trees and shrubs. There are hedgerows to all boundaries, spectacular views of Staffordshire and the golf greens. A peaceful and impressive outdoor space ideal for relaxing or enjoying family time.

Cellar Room One  
13' 10'' x 11' 1'' (4.21m x 3.38m)
An original cellar space ideal for storage and cooling food stuffs, along with keeping wine at the correct temperature.

Cellar Room Two 
13' 10'' x 8' 1'' (4.21m x 2.46m)
An additional storage cellar room.

Cellar Room Three 
13' 10'' x 8' 1'' (4.21m x 2.46m)
A third cellar room housing the boiler.

From our Stone office head south-east on Christchurch Way/A520 towards Mill Street and continue to follow A520. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto The Fillybrooks/A34 and follow A34 to Chell Road in Stafford. At the roundabout, take the fifth exit onto Chell Road then at the next roundabout, take the second exit onto Tenterbanks. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Victoria Road then at the following roundabout, take the first exit onto Station Road. Turn right onto Newport Road/A518 and at the roundabout, take the first exit and stay on Newport Road/A518. The property can be found on the right-hand side as indicated by our for sale board.

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Added on Rightmove:
21 June 2017


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