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8 bedroom detached for sale

Chase Lane, Tittensor

£3,600,000

  8 bedrooms

  5 bathrooms

  8 receptions


Key Features

  • Stunning & Highly Individual Country Residence
  • Exceptionally Spacious, Immense Style & Character
  • Parkland Style Grounds, Pools & Amenity Woodland
  • In All Approx. 16 Acres
  • 8 Reception Rooms
  • 8 Bedrooms (4 En Suite)
  • Separate 1st Floor Self Contained Flat
  • EPC Rating E
  • VIRTUAL 360 TOUR AVAILABLE

Description

SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY HOUSE built in 1856 as an Elizabethan style hunting lodge for The Duke of Sutherland enjoying a wealth of original charming features. Standing in its own grounds comprising PARKLAND STYLE SETTING, gardens, AMENITY WOODLAND & pools – in all extending to approx. 16 acres.

We begin in the reception hall that has a stone fireplace and opens into an impressive gallery which provides a most welcome introduction to this fine country property where stairs gracefully rise to the first floor landing.

A tastefully presented cloakroom has a traditional WC and wash hand basin set into an integrated unit with granite top with cupboards beneath.

A delightful sitting room is dual aspect and has a stone fireplace with cast log burner plus fitted library shelving and cupboards.

A most elegant drawing room has a marble open fireplace and windows overlooking the beautiful grounds and farmland beyond in addition to a deep bay window.

The comfortable morning room has an open corner fireplace and double French style doors opening to the charming verandah.

A formal dining room has half panelled walls, a marble open fireplace, a bay window that once again enjoys those fine views and French doors opening to the verandah.

The home office has a stone fire surround with cast range and a window overlooking the drive.

The spacious kitchen has an extensive range of units with granite work surfaces and a matching island unit with extractor canopy above the ceramic hob and a further range of units. There is an Aga set into a recess in addition to a conventional Smeg oven and dishwasher. Tiled flooring runs throughout and extends into the beautifully appointed living garden room which has the benefit of a lantern roof and a contemporary style log burner, three full height windows with shutters plus central windows and French style doors opening to the terrace. An oak section has glass inserts to the kitchen area.

There is a second entrance to the property where an additional flight of stairs lead to the first floor. This entrance also gives access to a cinema room that is decorated with appealing Eastern influences. A separate games room has a substantial fireplace and fitted furniture, opening to an excellent bar with a panelled bar area. Beyond this lies a spacious laundry that has fitted units, a Belfast style sink and space and provision for domestic appliances.

The spacious first floor gallery landing leads to the dual aspect principal bedroom suite with a marble fireplace its own dressing room with a window seat and hanging rails plus an en suite bathroom which is exceptionally spacious. Fitted with a large spa bath with tiled surrounds, two wash basins set into a vanity unit with cupboards beneath, a separate shower, low flush WC, bidet and corner fireplace.

There are seven further bedrooms, six of which are excellent double sized rooms, three of which are en suite and there is also a separate family bathroom.

Also on the first floor there is a kitchen area and a door leading to a separate maids flat which comprises a sitting room, kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom. It also has a separate external access.

The property has a substantial cellar that includes an additional wine cellar.

Outside, the property is approached via substantial wrought iron gates opening to the drive flanked by most attractive grounds which in the Spring enjoy beautiful daffodils and bluebells. The drive continues down to the property where lies a circular feature and there is parking for numerous vehicles, also giving access to the garage.
Formal lawns surround the property and amenity woodland areas enjoy an abundance of daffodils, bluebells, rhododendrons and other trees. There is a secluded tennis court area and a lovely walk through a wooded area leads to some natural pools. The whole site extends to approximately 16 acres.

This outstanding property enjoys a truly enviable location being private and tranquil yet so convenient for modern day life. It is within easy access of Trentham and The Potteries beyond and to the south, the county town of Stafford which has an intercity railway station providing regular services to London Euston, some of which take only one hour and twenty minutes. Junction 14 of the M6 provides direct access into the national motorway network and M6 Toll. Airports include Birmingham, Manchester and East Midlands are easily accessible.

Notes:
1 – We understand there some historical covenants.
2 – The lane to the property is owned by Tittensor Chase. The neighbouring properties have the right to use it. Beyond the substantial gates the long drive is private to Tittensor Chase.
3 – Not all of the land in Title SF336462 will be sold. A new plan will be prepared.
4 – The flat is currently tenanted.

To view this outstanding property please contact John German Stafford office.

Tenure: Freehold (purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the tenure via their legal representative).
Services: Heating is via a state of the art biomass system. The Aga is oil fired. Drainage is to a private septic tank. Mains water. No mains gas or drainage. Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability.
Useful Websites: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency
www.staffordbc.gov.uk
Our Ref: JGA/25042022
Local Authority/Tax Band: Stafford Borough Council / Tax Band H

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