Acton, Newcastle £925,000

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  • Main
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  • Dining Hall 1
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  • Lounge
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  • Kit Area 1
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  • Family Area 1
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  • Bed One
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  • Balcony
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  • Exterior 2
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  • Rear Garden 1
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  • Rear Garden 3
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  • Paddock One
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  • Entrance Hall
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  • Dining Hall 2
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  • Dining Hall web 1
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  • Dining Hall web
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  • Dining Hall web 3
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  • Study
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  • Kit Area 2
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  • Kit Area web
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  • Family Area 2
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  • Family area web
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  • Bed Four
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  • Bed Three
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  • Family Bath web
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  • Bed Two
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  • En Suite Bathroom
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  • Dressing Room web
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  • Exterior 1
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  • Exterior 3
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  • Rear Garden 2
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  • Paddock 1 web
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  • Paddock Two
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  • Paddock Two 2
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  • Paddock Two web
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  • Unique Individual Build Executive Residence
  • Grounds Extending to Approximately 7 Acres
  • Principal Grounds of Approximately 5.75 Acres including Two Large Adjoining Paddocks
  • Separate Parcel of Land of Approximately 1.25 Acres
  • Most Idyllic, Secluded and Tranquil Rural Position Commanding Fine Views Over Neighbouring Woodland
  • Extremely Spacious and Well Planned Family Accommodation
  • Having Never Been on the Open Market Beforehand

A unique opportunity to acquire an individual build executive residence with grounds extending to just under 7 acres or thereabouts. Having never been offered on the open market before, the property offers a truly idyllic and very secluded rural position. Situated at the end of a no through lane on the outskirts of a most desirable hamlet location.

The property is predominately single storey with partial split level design to master and guest bedrooms having garaging and various store rooms beneath. It provides substantial proportioned and well planned family accommodation. It is constructed with hand made golden russet sand faced brick with natural cedar wood cladding to the upper floor. All principal rooms command fine views over surrounding grounds of the property and the countryside/woodlands beyond. The accommodation principally provides entrance hall with cloakroom, imposing dining hall which can be divided into two separate rooms with large picture window and giving further access to formal study, superb lounge 25'6" x 16'10" (7.77m x 5.13m) with feature fireplace and further picture window and corner patio window giving access to rear. Practical family dining kitchen open plan with family area, separate utility/secondary entrance. Spacious inner hallway giving access to two family double bedrooms and family bathroom. A split staircase then continues to the upper level giving access to guest bedroom and master suite with picture patio windows giving access to large corner balcony again commanding fine views over paddocks and woodland beyond.  Master suite also provides an en suite bathroom with separate dressing area in turn leading to a further en suite shower room.  To the lower ground level underneath there is a boiler room, large useful dry store room, double garage, workshop and further potting area with gardener's W.C.  

Total grounds extend to approximately 7 acres or thereabouts.  There is an extensive driveway and parking approach, formal gardens, separate detached timber framed garage with store shed behind.  Land comprises of two separate stock fenced enclosed paddocks (paddock one of approximately 1.75 acres and paddock two of approximately 2.75 acres) lying adjacent to both sides of the property also having independent vehicular access from Oakwood Lane.  Situated within one of the paddocks is an extended full size tennis court.  In addition to this there is a separate parcel of land locally known as Hobgoblins Gate situated within the woodland area. This land is also stock fenced and has bridle-path access only.

The accommodation in detail comprises:


Entrance Hall - 7' 1'' x 6' 2'' (2.16m x 1.88m)

With glazed front entrance door and side panel, radiator, terrazzo tiled flooring, exposed brick wall.

Cloakroom - 6' 8'' x 4' 10'' (2.03m x 1.47m)

With terrazzo tiled flooring. Suite comprising low level W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, radiator, full height vanity mirror, coat hooks and shelving, frosted glass window to side elevation.

Dining Hall - 24' 6'' x 14' 0'' (7.46m x 4.26m)

With merbau wood flooring and twin triple set of solid teak folding doors to divide hallway from dining area if so required. Double doors to lounge, access to study, half glazed panelled door to kitchen and inner hallway. Large picture window to side aspect overlooking grounds and tennis court. Concealed radiator providing heating for this room and integrated ceiling speakers.

Lounge - 25' 6'' x 16' 10'' (7.77m x 5.13m)

With feature open fireplace having exposed brick chimney breast with slate hearth/display hob and timber mantel. Large picture window to side aspect overlooking grounds and tennis court with full length double radiator beneath, further corner patio window with double sliding door overlooking rear garden and woodland beyond. Wall mounted air conditioning unit, additional double radiator and integrated ceiling speakers.

Study - 11' 10'' x 8' 6'' (3.60m x 2.59m)

Large double window facing to front overlooking driveway and rural views beyond. Fitted range of base cupboards and shelving having cupboards above, sound system in fitted shelving/cupboard unit and further integrated ceiling speakers.

Family Dining Kitchen

Breakfast Kitchen Area - 18' 3'' x 16' 4'' max. (5.56m x 4.97m)

Stainless steel twin sink and single drainer with mixer having tiled splashbacks set in work surfaces with extensive range of base units comprising cupboards and drawers beneath, larder cupboard and matching wall cupboards, display cabinet and eye-level shelving. Fitted electric oven with grill, four ring ceramic hob with extractor above and further fitted microwave oven and dishwasher. Double radiator, wall mounted extractor, large double window to side aspect overlooking grounds and tennis court. LARGE WALK-IN PANTRY with shelving and frosted glass window. Open plan to:

Family Area - 13' 10'' x 11' 6'' + shelving recess (4.21m x 3.50m)

Fitted book shelving and kneehole desk with drawer/cupboard units either side. Large picture window with further views over grounds and tennis court having window seat with storage beneath and extending to T.V. hob. Two double radiators, two ceiling speakers and further double window to front overlooking driveway.

Utility - 11' 1'' x 8' 4'' + recess to store cupboard (3.38m x 2.54m)

Belfast sink with double wood drainer having double base cupboard beneath, plumbing for two washing machines and wall vent for tumble dryer, space for further white goods. Additional wall cupboards, double radiator, wall mounted extractor, windows to front and side aspect overlooking gardens and driveway, tiled walls and quarry tiled flooring in OPEN PORCH AREA with secondary entrance door.

Inner Hallway

Giving access to bedroom and bathroom suites, with split staircase to upper and lower levels. Double radiator, window facing to front and store cupboard.

Bedroom Four - 12' 2'' x 11' 2'' + dressing table recess (3.71m x 3.40m)

Double window overlooking rear garden and woodland beyond. Built-in double wardrobe and fitted dressing table with vanity mirror. Loft access points and double radiator.

Bedroom Three - 12' 2'' max. x 11' 2'' (3.71m x 3.40m)

Double window overlooking rear garden and woodland beyond. Built-in double wardrobe and double radiator.

Family Bathroom - 8' 4'' into bath recess x 8' 1'' (2.54m x 2.46m)

Coloured suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with part tiled splashback and low level W.C. Radiator, wall mounted extractor, electric shaver point, wall mounted extractor and frosted glass window facing to front.

Upper Floor Level

Leading to:

Bedroom Two - 12' 0'' x 10' 0'' + dressing table recess (3.65m x 3.05m)

With double window to rear overlooking garden and views of woodland beyond. Built-in twin set double wardrobes having cupboards above, dressing table unit with vanity mirror and double radiator.

Bedroom One - 16' 8'' x 14' 5'' + door recess (5.08m x 4.39m)

With feature corner patio windows with triple sliding patio door opening to LARGE CORNER BALCONY AREA with tiled floor commanding fine views over land and woodland beyond. Triple set of fitted double wardrobes having cupboards above, twin wall mounted bedside cabinets/shelving, two double radiators, power operated curtains and principal loft access point.

En Suite Bathroom - 9' 10'' x 7' 5'' (2.99m x 2.26m)

Coloured suite comprising panelled bath with tiled splashback, vanity wash hand basin with fitted cupboard/drawer unit beneath and vanity mirror with surround above and low level W.C. Double radiator, wall mounted extractor, frosted glass double window facing to front. Walk-in airing cupboard housing large lagged hot water cylinder.

Dressing Room - 8' 8'' x 8' 0'' + door recess (2.64m x 2.44m)

Built-in double wardrobe and fitted three drawer unit with vanity mirror, window to front and side aspect. Door leading to:

Shower Room - 8' 3'' into shower recess x 6' 0'' (2.51m x 1.83m)

Suite comprising walk-in tiled shower cubicle with mains shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C. Tiled walls, radiator, wall mounted extractor and frosted glass window facing to front.

Lower Floor Level

Leading to:

Boiler Room - 9' 3'' x 6' 5'' (2.82m x 1.95m)

Having free-standing boiler and controls for back up generator, alarm box, frosted glass window facing to front and under-ground oil storage tank.

Store Room - 12' 0'' x 9' 4'' (3.65m x 2.84m)

Large useful dry store area with full height fitted wine rack to one wall, radiator and light/power.

Double Garage - 18' 10'' x 17' 6'' (5.74m x 5.33m)

With remote controlled insulated door, large double window and personal door giving access to side aspect and light/power. Access to:

Integral Workshop - 7' 9'' x 7' 9'' (2.36m x 2.36m)

With further light/power points and shelving.

Garden Store/Potting Area - 9' 0'' x 6' 1'' + glazed greenhouse/potting area (2.74m x 1.85m)

Having radiator, shelving and six panel window. Further access to:

Gardener's W.C.

With Belfast sink, radiator and frosted glass window.


The property holds a central plot position with grounds extending to approximately 7 acres or thereabouts. Entrance gate giving access to sweeping coloured tarmacadam driveway approach providing substantial parking area for numerous vehicles and access to garage as previously described. Easily maintained lawned front garden area with various rose and heather beds, fruit and mature trees, partial beech hedge and post and rail fencing to front boundary. Ornamental garden features including two ornate street lamps (providing illuminated driveway approach), water pump and trough.

Additional Cedar Wood Garage - 14' 0'' x 10' 0'' (4.26m x 3.05m)

With roller door. Ideal for classic car or ride on mower storage. Garden Shed behind 9' x 7' (2.74m x 2.13m). Vehicular access to paddock one.

Rear Garden

Having post and rail fencing adjoining paddock one and stock fencing to rear boundary with woodland and paddock two. Beautifully maintained and substantial lawned garden with mature trees and shrubs, large crazy paved patio area with further shaped flower beds and extending to pathway to left hand side of property. Continuation of tarmacadam area from front to right hand side of property with further large rose bed and housing air conditioning unit. External floodlighting.

Paddock Land

Comprising of three separate paddocks two of which adjoin the property.

Paddock One

Of approximately 1.75 acres or thereabouts, also having separate vehicular access from Oakwood Lane and having stock fencing to boundaries. Situated within the paddock is a further kitchen garden and full size extended length TENNIS COURT.

Paddock Two

Of approximately 2.75 acres or thereabouts with stock fencing to boundaries and also having separate vehicular access from Oakwood Lane. Situated within this paddock is a timber framed metal clad barn approximately 10' x 10' (3.05m x 3.05m), housing for pumping station and diesel generator. Agents Note : The diesel generator is there to provide additional back up power should it ever be required. Within the grounds is a natural well providing additional/separate water source aided by electric pumping station should it ever be required.

Additional Land

Situated separate to the property within the woodland, a further parcel of land of approximately 1.25 acres or thereabouts comprising of rough scrub land with stock fencing and having bridle-path access only.


Mains water and electricity connected. Drainage to septic tank within grounds.

Central Heating

From oil fired boiler to radiators as listed, (the temperature of each room has independent thermostatic control providing comfort and efficiency.


Majority units have narrow double glazed units.


Burglar alarm system installed.


Assumed from the vendor to be freehold.

Council Tax

Band 'G' amount payable £2488.41 2016/17. Stafford Borough Council.


Please note that the room sizes are quoted in feet and inches and the metric equivalent in metres, measured on a wall to wall basis. The measurements are approximate.


Strictly by appointment through Follwells.

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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Oakwood Lane Acton
Newcastle ST5 4FD
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 4681
John Follwell
Follwells - Newcastle Office
  01782 615530