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6 bedroom detached for sale

Mill Street, Rocester

£950,000 (Guide Price)

  6 bedrooms

  3 bathrooms

  4 receptions

Key Features

  • Magnificent Double Fronted Victorian Residence
  • Total Plot approx. 4.8 Acres
  • Abundance of Original Features & Character
  • Never Marketed Before
  • Spacious Accommodation over 3 Floors
  • Walking Distance to Village Amenities
  • Ample Parking
  • EPC Rating G


MAGNIFICENT, INDIVIDUALLY DESIGNED and built double fronted Victorian home IMMERSED IN ORIGINAL FEATURES and CHARACTER, occupying a FABULOUS PLOT extending to approx. 4.8 acres in this popular village, within easy walking distance to a range of amenities.

Built by the current owners family in approximately 1890 and never marketed before, consideration and viewing of this truly stunning home is essential to appreciate its size (extended to approximately 3100 sq.ft, taken from EPC), abundance of original features including Minton tiled floors, fireplaces, cornicing, high ceilings and ceiling roses, plus its fabulous plot that extends to approximately 4.8 acres comprising gardens, orchard and an adjoining paddock.

Situated in the heart of this popular village with views towards the Church, the range of amenities within easy walking distance include new schools (incorporating the JCB Academy), doctors’ surgery, convenience shops, garage, hairdressers, florist, public houses and a fish and chip shop. The village is within easy commutable distance to the towns of Uttoxeter and Ashbourne plus their wider range of amenities, and the A50 dual carriageway which links the M1 and M6 motorways plus the cities of Derby and Stoke on Trent.

Accommodation – A traditional storm porch with timber and part obscure glazed leaded stained doors and matching side panels leads to the hugely impressive and welcoming hall where a beautiful staircase rises to the first floor and an original Minton tiled floor flows into the side hall which opens to the side elevation, and wide original doors open to the spacious ground floor accommodation and the guest’s WC.

The lovely drawing room enjoys an abundance of natural light provided by dual aspect windows including a wide bay to the front plus a focal coal effect gas fire with a feature surround.

On the opposite side of the hall is the formal dining room also having the wide walk-in bay window overlooking the front garden and a focal slate fireplace with a feature ceramic tiled hearth. Behind is the third reception room, an extremely pleasant sitting room that has a side facing window and another beautiful focal fireplace with a decorative tiled insert and feature slate surround.

The spacious dining kitchen has an extensive range of base and eye level units plus a matching dresser, with fitted work surfaces and inset sink unit set below one of the two large side facing windows, space for a range stove with extractor over plus integrated appliances. A door leads to the second kitchen/scullery which also has a range of units with work surfaces and sink unit set below side facing windows, an original red brick floor and built in storage/pantry plus a focal original oven set in the chimney breast.

A rear hall leads to the generously sized former cold store presently used as an office having two side facing windows. A door also opens to the extremely useful open porch which has brick built outhouses and an outside WC. The property also has a useful cellar.

To the first floor the stunning part galleried landing has a wide bay window to the front enjoying far reaching views, built in storage and original doors opening to the six well-proportioned bedrooms each enjoying a pleasant outlook and some enjoying focal fireplaces, and two having the benefit of fitted en suite shower rooms. The fitted family bathroom has a white five-piece suite incorporating both a panelled bath and separate shower cubicle.

A door from the first floor landing leads to the stairs rising to the second floor where a further landing area opens to three useful attic rooms each recently re-plastered and painted providing further useful living/bedroom space.

Outside – To the front is a lovely enclosed garden which is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked borders containing a large variety of shrubs and plants and a pleasant gravelled seating area. Gates lead to both side elevations that are also laid to lawn with borders to the left and a gravelled path having a holly arch and borders.

To the rear vehicular access leads to a tarmac driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles plus a further garden laid to lawn with borders plus two mature beech trees (subject to TPO’s).

A gate leads to both the orchard that has a variety of fruit bearing trees, and to the enclosed paddock which wraps around to the side and front elevations, extending to approx. 4 acres.

To view this character home please contact John German Uttoxeter office.

Tenure: Freehold (purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the tenure via their legal representative).
Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity are believed to be connected to the property. LPG central heating system. Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability.
Useful Websites:
Our Ref: JGA/09062021
Local Authority/Tax Band: East Staffordshire Borough Council / Tax Band F

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