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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Ashby Road, Burton Upon Trent

Removed £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Victorian Residence of Character
  • Retaining Many Period Features
  • 3 Spacious Reception Rooms
  • Shuttered Reveals to Windows
  • Set Over 3 Storeys with 2 Staircases
  • 4 Principal Bedrooms, 3 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • 2 Storey Coach House
  • EPC Rating F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This impressive example of Victorian domestic architecture dates from the early 1800's and was probably commissioned by an important figure in the town's brewing industry.

Affording spacious accommodation arranged over three storeys with magnificent reception hall and period staircase, three reception rooms with fireplaces, breakfast kitchen, domestic offices, cellar and secondary maid stair to the second floor quarters.

The property lends itself to family occupation with scope for further development of the former coach house.

Gothic style Entrance Porch with double doors into an attractive Porch with stained glass entrance doors to spacious Reception Hall with moulded cornice to ceiling and a superb period staircase having mahogany handrail and decorative balustrade. Glazed rear door to further Porch and access under the stairs to vaulted Cellarage.

There are three superb reception rooms comprising firstly a Study/Sitting Room having dual aspect windows each with working shuttered reveals and an open fireplace, typical high ceilings with moulded cornice and picture rail, fitted bookcases. Secondly, a Dining Room again with period style fireplace and surround, shuttered reveals to front window, cornice and picture rail. Thirdly, a superb Drawing Room with Adam style fireplace housing a living flame coal effect gas fire, attractive bay window to the side overlooking the garden with shuttered reveals, deep moulded cornice to ceiling and decorative plasterwork.

There is a superb, well proportioned Breakfast Kitchen fitted with a range of oak units comprising base and wall cupboards, drawers, roll edge work surfaces with inset white one and a half bowl sink and mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, inset Stoves four ring gas hob with extractor hood over and eye level double oven. Halogen ceiling lights, appliance space, plumbing for dishwasher, cupboard housing two gas fired boilers providing domestic hot water and central heating, window to rear.

Interesting Inner Lobby with back stairs which continue all the way to the second floor (formerly the maids' quarters). Separate Utility with fitted base and wall cupboards, roll edge work suface, inset sink with mixer tap and tiled splashback, appliances spaces, plumbing for automatic washing machine and window to side. Inner Hall having fitted cupboards and Cloakroom/W.C. off.

First Floor
Magnificent, spacious Landing with a large feature stained glass window to rear and attractive period balustrade, moulded cornice and picture rails, original panelled doors to all rooms.

Master Bedroom with moulded cornice and original fitted cupboards, PVCu double glazed oriel bay window to front and Dressing Area leading to a modern En-Suite Shower Room with a white and chrome suite comprising a tiled shower with glazed enclosure, fitted units with integrated w.c. and wash hand basin, tiled walls, wall cabinet and illuminated mirror over, shaver point, window to side and heated towel rail.

Second Guest Bedroom has an En-Suite Bathroom.

Large Double Bedroom Three with dual aspect to front and side, double glazed windows and a further double glazed Bedroom Four with substantial built-in wardrobe, all served by the Family Bathroom having a corner style jacuzzi bath in tiled surround, tiled shower cubicle, integrated w.c. and wash hand basin, tiled floor and walling, heated towel rail, period built-in linen cupboards and window to front.

From the landing a glazed door gives access to the back stairs which continue to the Second Floor leading a Landing with sky light over and large cupboard housing the water tanks. There are Two Further Bedrooms, one to the front and one to the rear, the back stairs descend all the way to the ground floor lobby.

The property is set upon an attractive secluded plot, screened by mature trees and approached off Ashby Road via remotely operated electric gates to a driveway culminating in ample parking/manoeuvring space in front of the former Coach House. This is connected to the main house and offers Three Separate Garages/Workshops to the ground floor with Three Rooms above, being the former servants' quarters with an interesting glazed balcony to the front. This would lend itself to conversion for additional accommodation or workspace and has direct access into the breakfast kitchen.

The Gardens are mainly laid to lawns with an ornamental pond and well established shrubs and mature trees, whilst there is an enclosed brick paved Courtyard to the east.

Freehold (Purchasers are recommended to satisfy themselves as to tenure via their legal representative).

Broadband service available.

Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are believed to be connected to the property but purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability.

Local Authority
East Staffordshire Borough Council.

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To view this Victorian residence please call John German Estate Agents at the Burton upon Trent Office. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 May 2017


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