- Substantial Character Property in Hamlet
- Swimming Pool, Stabling, Ménage
- 4.9 Acres of Paddocks, Gardens and Woodland
- 5 Reception Rooms, Luxury Kitchen
- Games Room with Bar, Utility
- Master with Dressing Room, En Suite
- 5 Further Bedrooms, 4 Bath/Shower Rooms
- Outbuildings, Double Garage with Room over. EPC Rating E
A large family home of splendid proportions in a delightful location in the hamlet of Hoar Cross with 4.9 ACRES OF GROUNDS, SWIMMING POOL, Stabling, Ménage, LUXURY KITCHEN and 5 RECEPTION ROOMS.
In brief: Recessed Porch, Reception Hall, Cloakroom, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Library/Snug, Live-In Family Kitchen, Games Room, Rear Hall, Utility Room, Study, Principal Bedroom, En Suite Bathroom, Dressing Room, Shoe and Bag Room, Bedroom Two with En Suite, Bedroom Three, Bedroom Four, Guest Bedroom with En Suite, Bedroom Six with En Suite, Family Bathroom, Hobbies/Sitting Room, Workshop, Stable Block, Further Stabling with Four Stables, Ménage, Traditional Garden Store, Heated Swimming Pool and Traditional Building, Double Garage with Room over, Gardens, Paddock and Woodland Extending to 4.9 acres.
A spacious property which links comfort and space alongside character and position in a superb mature location.
The house is on the south side of a private driveway into part of the former Hoar Cross Hall Estate. It sits well back from the drive behind mature specimen trees in the heart of its own grounds which extend in total to 4.9 acres.
The property is within the hamlet of Hoar Cross within easy access of the A515 Lichfield to Ashbourne road and approximately 6 miles north of Lichfield. There are excellent links to the A38 and A50 dual carriageways which in turn link to the motorway network via the M6 Toll road. The centres of Lichfield, Burton upon Trent, Birmingham and Derby are all within easy commutable distance.
Schools in the area include from the Public Sector, Abbots Bromley School for Girls, Repton and the Lichfield Cathedral School and State schools include Oldfields Hall Middle School and Thomas Alleynes in Uttoxeter, Smallwood, Denstone, John Taylor in Barton under Needwood and a local private nursery in the village.
Lichfield 11 miles, Burton upon Trent 9 miles, Stafford 18 miles, Derby 22 miles, Birmingham 36 miles, Nottingham East Midlands Airport 31 miles, Birmingham International Airport 33 miles (distances approximate).
Recessed Porch with double doors into the Reception Hall, an imposing 'L' shaped hall with dado panelling, cornice to ceilings, oak woven floor, two radiators and store under the stairs.
Cloakroom with an 'Empire' high level w.c and pedestal wash basin.
Drawing Room, a spacious panelled room, the focal point of which is a cast iron log burner behind a carved timber surround, four radiators, ornate cornice and ceiling panels and two double opening French windows to the gardens.
Dining Room, a very pleasant room with log burning stove behind a wooden surround, parquet floor, two covered radiators, cornice to ceiling, dado panelling and double opening French window onto the garden.
The Library/Snug is a south facing room with an ornate cast iron fireplace, radiator, fitted library shelving and double opening French window onto the courtyard.
Live-in Family Kitchen, a magnificent room with a bespoke Mark Wilkinson fitted kitchen providing an extensive range of cream paint finished wall and base cupboards, black granite work surfaces, integrated dishwasher, larder cupboard, instant Quooker water tap, double bowl stainless steel sink unit, Britannia cooking range (LPG) and tiled floor. In the family area there is an open fire in an attractive stone surround, three radiators, tall 'Sunburst' French windows providing access onto the rear courtyard.
Rear Hall/Boot Room with dado panelling, double radiator and tiled floor.
Utility Room with an enamel sink unit, base units, plumbing for washing machine, tall cupboard, radiator, ceramic tiled floor and space for a tumble dryer.
Games Room, a generously sized versatile room with two sets of coach house double doors to the south facing courtyard, built in bar with counter tap, shelving and sink.
Study having a double opening French window onto the rear garden and two double panel radiators.
Stairs to the First Floor
Hobbies/Sitting Room with two double radiators and double doors into bedroom six.
Main stairs to the First Floor Landing with four dormer windows, velux roof light and three radiators.
Principal Bedroom, a splendidly spacious bedroom with views over the front and rear of the property.
Bathroom En Suite, a large luxurious en suite containing a white suite consisting of a large panelled bath and glass shower cubicle. His & Her ornate wash hand basin with marble top, low level w.c, bidet, part tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating and walk-in storage cupboard. Large velux roof light, dormer window and radiator.
Dressing Room En Suite complete with exposed beams and an extensive range of bespoke open wardrobes in light oak finish. Access to Shoe and Bag Room with a range of fitted shelving and two windows.
Bedroom Two with a dormer window, dado rail and radiator.
Shower Room En Suite containing a fully tiled shower unit, low flush w.c, pedestal wash basin, radiator and velux roof light.
Family Bathroom in a period style with white and chrome claw and ball free standing bath, corner shower unit, wash hand basin upon a cast iron ornamental stand, w.c, half tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, radiator and loft access.
Bedroom Three with a feature cast iron fireplace, radiator, dormer and skylight windows.
Bedroom Four with an oak finished floor, double radiator and dormer window.
Guest Bedroom Five enjoying a wealth of exposed beams, two radiators and two dormer windows.
Shower Room En Suite with half tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, fully tiled shower unit, low flush w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator and dormer window.
Bedroom Six with a wealth of exposed timbers, radiator and two dormer windows.
Shower Room En Suite containing a fully tiled shower unit, low flush w.c, wash basin, radiator, dormer window, exposed beams and oak floor.
Workshop with light and power points, oil fired boiler for central heating and domestic water, tall lagged cylinder and coal store.
Stable Block with Two Stables having original classic stable partitions and dado panelling.
Further Stabling/Four Open Boxes with three classical stable partitions and timber panelling. Lockable Tack Room.
Traditional Garden Store with weather vane.
Swimming Pool and Traditional Building housing heating and filtration equipment. Also having a Kitchen area, Changing and Shower Room. The pool size is approximately 15' x 30'.
Detached Garage Block with electronically operated timber doors, lighting and power points. Stairs to the first floor room over.
The house frames an impressive south facing formal walled courtyard which is situated to the rear of the property. The courtyard is home to an impressive magnolia tree and a range of specimen cherry trees and provides easy access to all areas of the grounds, stabling and paddock.
A selection of beautiful mature trees embrace the gardens to the front of the property. There are relaxed formal gardens around the house with extensive lawned areas. Inside the walled garden is a large paddock and menage, together with a kitchen garden with several raised beds and a sizeable uPVC greenhouse and a range of fruit trees. There is immediate access to a further enclosed paddock area. The property also comes with a Ménage. The paddocks have water supply. There are external water and electrical supply points to both the front and back of the property. There are a number of external and internal security features.
1) New double glazed windows and doors have been fitted throughout in the last 18 months or so, including a uPVC greenhouse.
2) The property benefits from an energy efficient Honeywell smart heating system whereby the temperature of individual rooms can be controlled from an iPhone, ipad or other compatible device.
3) The property is situated within a conservation area.
All viewings are strictly by appointment with John German Lichfield 01543 419121.
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Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private drainage. Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability.
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East Staffordshire Borough Council
"Dear Lizzie, Emily, Peter and anyone else involved. I just want to say a huge thank you for all your help, support and professionalism during the sale of Locksley Close. At last the result we all wanted!"