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Property Status : Sold subject to contract

Oak Cottage, Hall Lane, Eccleshall, ST21 6RT
Price : £695,000
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Imagine if you can the epitome of the English country home; the crunch of the gravel driveway, the sweeping lawns, the roaring open fires; Oak Cottage is the very thing. The house was built in 1886 and has through the years been extended, upgraded and improved to be what is now a comfortable family home with all the attributes required for twenty-first century living. The accommodation is spacious and well presented with three reception rooms, reading room and large open plan kitchen / entertaining space. Upstairs boasts four bedrooms with en-suite to the main bedroom and a sumptuous family bathroom. Moving to the outside there is a self-contained annexe - ideal as a guest suite or home office, summer house and a large detached garage with two vehicle bays and mower store. The house is set in large mature gardens with extensive outdoor entertaining space. Situated in a rural hamlet mid-way between Stone and Eccleshall, ideal for commuting and within easy reach of local schools and a wide range of amenities.


Entrance Hall
A welcoming L-shaped reception area which has the original wooden front door with stained glass windows and stained glass transom light. Original Minton mosaic tile floor. Staircase to the gallery landing, period style radiator.

Living Room (13'10 x 12'10 )
A spacious dual-aspect sitting room with two windows to the front overlooking the garden and tall window to the side of the house. Chimney breast with cast iron Victorian fireplace, decorative tile inset & hearth, cast iron fender & open fire. Original ceiling cornice & rose. Radiator.

Dining Room (13'10 x 12'11 )
Formal reception room with two windows to the front of the house overlooking the garden, chimney breast with cast iron Victorian fireplace with decorative tile inset, raised hearth and open fire. Original ceiling rose & cornice. Period radiator.

Study (9'0 x 9'1 )
A quiet study which has a window to the side of the house overlooking the courtyard & driveway. Corner chimney breast with Victorian feature fireplace. Radiator.

Kitchen (13'11 x 9'0 )
A fabulous living & entertaining space which is open plan to the adjoining conservatory. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall & base cupboards with painted wood cabinet doors & contrasting wood block work surfaces. Belfast ceramic sink unit with mixer tap. Electric range cooker with extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher. Inset low voltage lighting. Red quarry tile floor which extends through to the conservatory, part ceramic tiled walls. Large walk-in pantry.




Conservatory (13'7 x 13'7 )
A great addition to the living space, the conservatory is of wooden construction on a brick base with French windows opening to the patio area at the rear of the house and opening roof lights. Wall lights and period radiator. Door through to the reading room

Reading Room (14'2 x 12'2 )
A quiet corner of the house ideal for enjoying some 'me time'. This L-shaped room has a window to the front of the house overlooking the garden and glazed door to the rear opening to the patio. Lovely reproduction Minton tile floor.

Cloakroom & WC
With suite comprising: WC & wash basin. Wood panelled wall to half height, mosaic tile floor. Radiator.

Rear Hall
Window to the side of the house, glazed door to the patio area and door through to the utility room. Reproduction Minton tile floor.

Utility (15'0 x 8'2 )
A large utility space which is fitted with an extensive range of wall & base cupboards with oak in-frame cabinet doors and contrasting black granite work surfaces with Belfast ceramic sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine & space for dryer. Floor standing Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. Tall vaulted ceiling with exposed oak A-frame & skylight window, glazed door to the side of the house.

Gallery Landing
A spacious landing with feature archway, original ceiling cornice & rose. Window to three side including an original stained glass window featuring the builders initials & date stamp.

Bedroom 1 (13'11 x 13'0 )
A large main bedroom which has a window to the front of the house overlooking the garden. Chimney breast with cast iron period feature fireplace, original cornice & ceiling rose. Period radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room (12'2 x 4'4 )
Luxurious en-suite shower room featuring a large walk-in shower enclosure with glass screen & thermostatic shower, pedestal wash basin & period style high level WC. Ceramic wall tiling to full height, tiled floor, inset low voltage lighting. Window to the front of the house.

Bedroom 2 (13'11 x 13'1 )
Double bedroom with dual aspect windows to the front & side of the house overlooking the gardens. Chimney breast with cast iron feature fireplace, original cornice & ceiling rose. Period radiator.

Bedroom 3 (9'4 x 9'1 )
Window to the side of the house looking out over the driveway & gardens. Corner chimney breast with cast iron feature fireplace, original ceiling cornice. Period radiator.

Bedroom 4 (13'11 x 6'0 )
Window to the side of the house overlooking the garden, original ceiling cornice. Period radiator.

Bathroom
A luxurious & indulgent split-level bathroom which is fitted with a white suite comprising: contemporary free-standing bathtub with Victorian style chrome mixer shower attachment, corner quadrant shower enclosure with glass screen & thermostatic shower, pedestal wash basin & period style high level WC. Tall ceiling with inset low voltage lighting, ceramic wall tiling to full height & tiled floor, two heated towel radiators.

Domestic Outbuildings
'The Bothy' - a small self-contained outbuilding that has been converted for domestic use - perfect as a guest suite, home office or teenagers den. Immediately adjacent to the main house the accommodation comprises: Conservatory style entrance / sitting room (1.99 x 1.92m) with tiled floor, Bed / sitting room (4.43 x 2.04m) with tall vaulted ceiling, exposed oak A-frame and wooden floor. There is a skylight window & window to the side of the room. Kitchenette (2.54 x 1.77m) with wall & base cupboards, work surface & sink unit. Shower Room with suite comprising: corner shower enclosure with glass screen & thermostatic shower, pedestal wash basin & WC.

Garage
Modern detached garage block built in brick under a pitched tile roof. Three electrically operated doors and 2 parking bays, mower store & gardeners loo with WC & wash basin.

Gardens
Oak Cottage stands in mature gardens extending in total to approximately one acre. The house is approached off Hall Lane via a long gravel driveway with cobbled entrance and electrically operated iron gates, leading to the parking area & garage. The gardens are mainly lawn with mature hedge borders and a variety of trees in addition to flower borders & small kitchen garden. Blue brick patio areas to three sides providing ample space for outdoor living. Brick built garden store. There is a separate adjoining paddock of 1.3 acres with direct access from the garden - this is not for sale but is available to rent.

General Information
Services Mains water & electricity. Drainage to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax Band F

Viewing by appointment.
For sale by private treaty, subject to contract.
Vacant possession on completion.


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