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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Wood Lane, Blackbrook

Under Offer £1,195,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully Presented Contemporary Home in Private Rural Setting
  • Attractive Gardens and Paddock Extending to Approximately 3.3 Acres
  • Stunning Plot Position Enjoying South-Westerly Views Over its Own Grounds and Rolling Countryside Beyond
  • Imposing Family Entertaining/Games Room
  • Substantial Four Car Garage Block & Gymnasium with Huge Potential for Conversion into Large Separate Annexe Accommodation
  • Sweeping Driveway Approach with Electronic Gate Access
  • Outdoor Covered Heated Swimming Pool & Full Size Tennis Court

Full description

Maer Hills House is a beautifully presented contemporary family home built around 40 years ago and having been extended by the previous owners. The house has been designed to make the most of the setting with the principal reception rooms looking over the south-westerly facing garden and grounds extending in total to approximately 3.3 acres or thereabouts with further distant views beyond. The property has been extensively refurbished by the current owners to an exceptionally high standard and includes Christians fitted kitchen with Aga, Villeroy & Boch bathroom fittings and stylish modern replacement en suite shower rooms and cloakroom. The accommodation in principal comprises of large reception hall accessed from the rear courtyard,  with stylish contemporary cloakroom off.  Bespoke Christians fitted breakfast kitchen with Aga range cookers and large island unit, separate utility and further rear lobby. There are five principal receptions and a conservatory including elegant drawing room with log burning stove and large bay window with twin set French doors having views and opening out to the garden.  Dining room with further bay window sharing similar views over the garden and grounds and a charming sitting room with cast iron feature fireplace and further French doors opening to the garden.  To the far side of the house is a study area and a most impressive family entertaining/games room with full height vaulted ceiling and exposed roof trusses having four sets of French doors again opening out to the garden and a dominating feature tiled fireplace with contemporary inset real flame fire. To the first floor there are four beautifully presented large double bedrooms with master and guest suite having stylish modern replacement walk-in shower rooms.  The separate family bathroom featuring a raised Villeroy & Boch double ended bath and steam shower.   A truly stunning private location but not isolated, conveniently situated for nearby market towns, M6 and main line rail network. The property is accessed from a private lane, with security gates and sweeping driveway approach and private courtyard with feature fountain.  There is a superb brick and tile four car garage block with adjoining gymnasium and shower room offering huge potential and possibility for conversion into a full large living annexe if so required (subject to necessary Building Regulations).  Grounds in total extend to approximately 3.3 acres and comprise of beautifully manicured lawns with various mature planting and trees, large stone terrace, ornamental pond and ADJOINING PADDOCK.  Within the grounds there is also an outdoor heated SWIMMING POOL having retractable framed cover, hot tub, sauna and full size TENNIS COURT.


Ground Floor 

Reception Hallway 
Accessed from rear courtyard with entrance door and side panels, Karndean flooring, floor mounted traditional style radiator, turned staircase to first floor with further radiator and twin glass panelled doors giving access to drawing room, dining room and conservatory.

Cloakroom 
With modern contemporary suite comprising free-standing circular vanity wash hand basin with lever tap and mirror above, low profile W.C., feature coil radiator, tiling to floor and walls, window and wall and ceiling downlighting.

Utility 
9' 0'' x 6' 0'' (2.74m x 1.83m)
Housing free-standing oil fired boiler and pressurised hot water cylinder, work surface with provision for washing machine and further appliances beneath, window to rear aspect.

Rear Porch 
With further glazed rear entrance door, worktop, wall units, tiled walls and feature wall mounted coil radiator. Access to sitting room and study area.

Breakfast Kitchen 
20' 4'' into bay x 17' 4'' max. to wall (6.19m x 5.28m)
A delightful Christians fitted kitchen comprising of granite worktops with inset double sink and Quooker hot water tap. Range of base cupboards and drawer units including integrated dishwasher. Illuminated display cabinets and matching large island unit with further base cupboards and drawer units beneath and having pelmet lighting above. Recess for American fridge freezer with further matching larder unit surround. Free-standing double and single Aga cooker ranges set within recess having splashback. Floor mounted feature traditional style radiator, glazed entrance door and large bay window access overlooking rear courtyard, further window and skylight. Access to inner lobby leading to:

Drawing Room 
28' 0'' max. (20'10" min.) x 19' 0'' max. into bay (8.53m x 5.79m)
With multi fuel stove and feature stone fireplace, large bay window and twin set French doors either side opening out to the garden. Two traditional style wall mounted radiators, wall light points and windows to further aspects.

Conservatory 
14' 7'' max. x 13' 6'' (4.44m x 4.11m)
Of brick base and timber frame construction with glass roof, two radiators and further French doors opening to the garden.

Dining Room 
14' 3'' x 12' 10'' into bay (4.34m x 3.91m)
Continuation of Karndean flooring from hallway, further large bay window overlooking grounds, radiator, glass panelled door access from inner lobby and further access to sitting room.

Sitting Room 
12' 0'' x 12' 0'' (3.65m x 3.65m)
With feature ornate cast iron fireplace having windows either side, French doors opening to the gardens and two radiators.

Study Area 
9' 10'' x 9' 2'' (2.99m x 2.79m)
With radiator and downlighting being open plan to:

Family Entertaining/Games Room 
36' 10'' x 21' 2'' max. into bay (18'min.) (11.22m x 6.45m)
(plus entrance recess 8'8" x 7'1"). A most imposing useful multi purpose room providing an ideal family living/entertaining space with full height vaulted ceiling with various spotlighting and exposed roof trusses. Four sets of French doors further opening out to the garden, feature inset wall mounted real flame gas fire set in wall tiled surround. Various uPVC windows to rear aspect and further patio door. Four feature floor mounted traditional style radiators, attractive tiled effect Karndean flooring and wall mounted uplighting.

First Floor 

Part Galleried Landing 
With radiator, ceiling downlighting, windows to two aspects including overlooking grounds and views to front, glass panelled doors giving access to landings and bedroom suites.

Master Bedroom Suite 

Guest Bedroom Suite 

Bedroom 
12' 0'' x 10' 4'' (3.65m x 3.15m)
With radiator and windows to two aspects including view over courtyard.

En Suite Shower Room 
8' 6'' x 6' 6'' into shower recess (2.59m x 1.98m)
With tiled floor and majority tiled walls. Suite comprising double walk-in shower with glass screen and mains raindrip head/spray attachment and upright chrome radiator, wall mounted table top shaped wash hand basin with lever tap and drawer units beneath having vanity mirror above. Close coupled W.C., loft access, window and ceiling downlighting.

Inner Landing 
With further window overlooking grounds and countryside beyond, radiator and giving access to:

Principal Family Bathroom 
8' 3'' x 8' 0'' (2.51m x 2.44m)
Four piece suite comprising free-standing raised bath with wall mounted free-standing swan neck mixer tap and spray attachment, matching table top vanity wash hand basin with further swan neck tap, corner spa shower cubicle and close coupled W.C. Full height fitted vanity mirror unit, wall mounted chrome towel rail, ceiling downlighting and window to rear aspect.

Bedroom Three 
12' 0'' x 10' 0'' (3.65m x 3.05m)
With radiator, window to two aspects including further views over garden and grounds.

Bedroom Four 
12' 0'' x 10' 8'' (3.65m x 3.25m)
With radiator and window to rear aspect.

Garaging Complex 

Garage 
32' 4'' x 21' 0'' (9.85m x 6.40m)
There is a substantial brick and tile built garage block having feature clock tower and twin remote roller doors, plastered walls, ceiling downlighting, numerous power points and dual aspect windows. Adjoining the garage is a:

Gymnasium/Games Room 'L' Shaped 
18' 6'' x 16' 5'' (5.63m x 5.00m)
Or providing an alternative entertaining room. With French doors opening to front, further personal entrance door and window to side, ceiling downlighting and wall mounted electric heater.

Shower Room 
6' 0'' x 5' 0'' (1.83m x 1.52m)
Corner shower cubicle with electric shower, pedestal wash basin and close coupled W.C., majority tiled walls, ceiling downlighting and towel rail.

Agents Note 
The garage block and gymnasium offer enormous potential for further conversion into a complete large living annex (subject to necessary Building Regulation Approval).

Approach 
The property is approached via a private lane servicing three properties. Brick pillars and remote security gate access onto gravelled sweeping driveway and parking space for various vehicles.

Grounds 
The grounds in total extend to 3.3 acres or thereabouts comprise of beautifully manicured gardens extending round to the side and front of the house predominantly laid to lawn with south-westerly facing distant views towards Shropshire. The gardens are well laid out with large mature planting and trees including sycamore, oak, monkey puzzle and rhododendrons, as well as numerous laurel and leylandii hedging providing privacy. An ornamental pond sits to the south side of the lawns and a large stone terrace runs the length of the house which can be accessed from most of the facing rooms. Post and rail fencing separates the garden from the paddock. Five bar gates provide access from both the garden and the lane to the paddock. A small copse of mature trees sits to the east side of the paddock. A wrought iron gate leads through to an entrance courtyard with large stone fountain and behind the house there is further stone terracing and a brick built barbecue.

Swimming Pool 
32' 0'' x 20' 0'' (9.75m x 6.09m)
Situated to the side of the property is an all weather outdoor heated swimming pool having aluminium glazed framed retractable roof cover. Within the pool area is a hob tub.

Timber Framed Summerhouse 
11' 6'' x 9' 6'' (3.50m x 2.89m)
With electric heater and sauna.

Separate Timber Framed Pool Room 
Housing heat exchanger and filtration system.

Tennis Court 
Situated beyond the swimming pool is an all weather full size tennis court.

Further Outbuildings 
Twin timber framed implement mower sheds and two aluminium framed small sheds situated behind the garage adjoining oil tank.

Situation 
The property is well located for commuting to a number of local business centres, as well as easy access to the M6 and motorway network for onward travel. There are also direct trains to London from both Crewe (from 1hr 35mins) and Stafford (from 1hr 20mins). The nearby village of Woore provides a number of everyday amenities including post office, primary school, church and public houses. There are also a number of good schools in the area such as the primary school in Baldwins Gate, Yarlet and Edenhurst Preparatory Schools, Newcastle Grammar, Madeley High School and Stafford Grammar. The surrounding area offers a wealth of leisure opportunities and local attractions, with a network of footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding.

Directions 
From Market Drayton, head north on the A53 towards Newcastle/Stoke through Loggerheads. After approximately two miles, at the junction with the A51, turn left and after 0.3 miles, you will see a cross roads sign on the left, and immediately after an unmarked private road on the right hand side. Turn up this lane and the property can be found on the left after 300m. From the M6, exit at junction 15 and at the roundabout take the third exit towards Eccleshall/Shrewsbury A519 (S)/A53. Keep right and at the traffic lights turn right onto the A5182 towards Market Drayton/Shrewsbury. Continue for approximately two miles before turning left at the roundabout onto the A53 towards Market Drayton. After 3.7 miles turn right onto the A51 and after about half a mile you will see a cross roads sign on the left, and immediately after an unmarked private road on the right hand side. Turn up this lane and the property can be found on the left after 300m. Woore 3 miles M6 (J15) 6.7...

Fixtures and Fittings 
All fixtures, fittings and garden statuary are specifically excluded unless otherwise mentioned within these sales paticulars.

Services 
Mains water and electricity connected. Drainage to septic tank situated within grounds.

Central Heating 
Oil fired central heating. Gas fire via LPG supply.

Glazing 
Sealed unit uPVC double glazing installed.

Council Tax 
Band 'G' amount payable £2810.48 2018/19. Newcastle under Lyme Borough Council.

Measurements 
Please note that the room sizes are quoted in feet and inches and the metric equivalent in metres, measured on a wall to wall basis. The measurements are approximate.

Viewing 
Strictly by appointment through Follwells.

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15 September 2017

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  • Wedgwood (7.3 mi)
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Follwells Ltd , Newcastle-Under-Lyme

35 Ironmarket, Newcastle Under Lyme, ST5 1RP

01782 955079 Local call rate

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