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ad ref. HM12991F4
£ 850,000

for sale in Staffordshire

Properties£ 850,000
A characterful 5 bedroom detached barn with garaging, 2 bedroom annex and 1 acre of gardens with planning potential nestled within the much sought-after village of Abbots Bromley.
SituationThe Croft is situated on the western edge of the PICTURESQUE and HISTORIC village of Abbots Bromley which dates from 942AD. The village is EXTREMELY SOUGHT AFTER and well known for its annual Horn dance, as well as for winning VILLAGE OF THE YEAR numerous times over the past 10 years. The Sunday Times noted the village as THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE IN THE MIDLANDS in both 2013 and 2016, which is hardly surprising given the vast array of amenities, clubs and facilities on offer. Abbots Bromley has SEVERAL EATERIES AND PUBS including the Coach & Horses, The Goats Head and The Baggot Arms as well as a VILLAGE SHOP and DOCTORS SURGERY. The COB WEBB CAFÉ is a beautiful rustic location to enjoy a coffee as well as the ON THE GREEN DELI offering a variety of local produce. There is also a VILLAGE SCHOOL within WALKING DISTANCE whilst independent options include Abbotsholme School and Lichfield Cathedral School as well as Denstone College who have a SCHOOL BUS passing through the village.
BLITHFIELD RESERVOIR just to the west of Abbots Bromley offers a SAILING along with opportunities for FISHING, CYCLING, BIRD WATCHING and WALKING. The nearby town of Uttoxeter offers a WIDER RANGE of amenities including supermarkets, shops, leisure and dining facilities as well as a cinema, bowling alley, ice rink and the popular Uttoxeter race course. GOLF is available at both the Manor Golf Club in Kingstone and also at Uttoxeter Golf Club.
The Croft is WELL PLACED for access to the regional road network with the A50, A38 and M6 being within EASY REACH. Train services run to London which is accessible within AN HOUR AND A HALF from Rugeley, Lichfield and Birmingham. Regular train services also run from Uttoxeter and Stafford station. East Midlands Airport is approximately 32.9 miles, and Birmingham Airport approximately 33.4 miles away.
DescriptionEntering via a CHARACTERFUL covered porch, the front door opens to an INVITING RECEPTION HALLWAY with stairs rising to part of the first floor accommodation. A doorway provides access to the STUNNING DINING ROOM with EXPOSED BEAMS ideal for entertaining which then leads into the BEAUTIFULLY BRIGHT SITTING ROOM with wood burner, again with VAULTED CEILING and EXPOSED BEAMS. A further doorway provides access to the stunning SPACIOUS BREAKFAST KITCHEN. The breakfast kitchen is the hub of the home and is centred around a LARGE ISLAND with a range of oak cabinetry making the space great for cooking and chatting alike, whilst there is also a FOUR OVEN AGA and VAULTED CEILING with EXPOSED BEAMS. The kitchen leads onto a rear hallway with second staircase to the first floor, and access to a GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM. The STUDY is a LARGE, USEFUL SPACE which could be put to a variety of uses including a playroom. The GARDEN ROOM which enjoys glorious views across the SOUTH FACING ONE ACRE plot, and has double doors leading to the LARGE SOUTH FACING TERRACE.
The bedroom accommodation totals FIVE BEDROOMS and is set at either end of the house, accessed via two separate staircases and with ONE LARGE DOUBLE BEDROOM being located on the ground floor. At first floor level at BOTH ENDS OF THE HOUSE there are TWO double bedrooms, all with STUNNING VISTA VIEWS over the surrounding gardens and fields serviced by a BATHROOM at ground floor level at EACH END OF THE HOUSE.
The AnnexeA HIGHLY FLEXIBLE and VERSATILLE SPACE, the annex offers EXTENSIVE ADDITIONAL ACCOMODATION currently set out as a LARGE OPEN PLAN living-dining kitchen area with MEZZANINE SPACE above, LARGE SHOWER ROOM and TWO LARGE BEDROOMS. The annex benefits from being FULLY CENTRALLY HEATED.
OutsideEntered via CAST IRON DOUBLE GATES from the Uttoxeter Road, the driveway leads to a LARGE GRAVELLED AREA with PARKING FOR NUMEROUS VEHICLES. Accessed off the driveway is a DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE with POWER and LIGHTING as well as an ENCLOSED DOG KENNEL. A BRICK MAN CAVE currently set up as a bar offers an excellent entertaining space as well as the BBQ CANOPY. There is also a handy RIDE ON MOWER SHED, SMALL STABLE and COVERED BICYCLE STAND and SHED which is handy for a cycle around the village. The garden is all set beyond the driveway and really is an ENCHANTING SOUTH FACING SPACE. There is a LARGE SOUTH FACING TERRACE accessed off the garden room, whilst the balance of the garden area is laid to lawn. There are STUNNING VISTA VIEWS across the surrounding fields.
There is a PRETTY STREAM that separates the garden and paddock area, with a gated bridge over. The PADDOCK AREA is laid to lawn whilst the plot as a whole has a plethora of specimen trees and herbaceous borders interspersed. The plot totals approximately 1 acre in all.
The owners have been advised that the PRINCIPLE OF DEVELOPMENT is considered ACCEPTABLE within the grounds, subject to the necessary full consents and access.
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