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A truly unique opportunity to acquire a Grade II Listed timber framed mews cottage believed to date back to the early 17th century, situated in a locally desired rural position and offering extremely convenient access to Junction 15 M6 and A50. The principal property offers enormous character throughout with exposed beams and a log burning stove set within an original feature fireplace within the principal living area which is semi open plan to a kitchen. To the first floor there are two bedrooms and a four piece bathroom with further staircase leading to a useful attic room having exposed 'A' frame timber beams and offering enormous potential to be used as a master bedroom (subject to Building Regulations). Situated off the attic room is a further useful loft room (having restricted access). The property enjoys a rural aspect and is approached via a private long driveway belonging to the property with shared access to the adjoining property known as the School House. The total plot extends to just under 0.25 acres or thereabouts and provides ample parking/external storage with large off set private garden having an abundance of fruit trees. In addition there is a substantial modern built brick and pitched tiled roof four car garage/workshop 25'8" x 21'3" (7.82m x 6.47m) with an additional loft room/potential office above.
With half glazed entrance door and window to side aspect, half wood cladding to dado, latch key door giving access to:
With multi fuel feature stove set within original chimney breast recess with quarry tiled hearth, exposed timber beams, two radiators, bay window facing to front with secondary glazing, staircase to first floor and laminate wood effect flooring.
Having part half height dividing wall with living area. Range of base and wall units comprising of drawers, cupboards and glass display cabinets. Matching Welsh dresser with further twin cupboard and drawer units, centre-piece wine rack and further twin display cabinets above with centre-piece plate rack. One and a half bowl single drainer sink unit set within work surface, fitted fan assisted electric double oven, four ring ceramic hob and plumbing for washing machine. Gas fired wall mounted combination boiler. Continuation of laminate wood effect flooring and further exposed timber beams, twin windows to side aspect with secondary glazing.
With glass panelled and latch key doors to rooms, timber beamed ceiling, feature display recess and turned staircase to second floor attic room.
With timber beamed ceiling, radiator and window facing to front with secondary glazing having attractive rural views.
With radiator, timber beamed ceiling and window to side aspect with secondary glazing.
Four piece suite comprising claw foot free-standing bath with centre-piece mixer shower attachment and tiled splashback, corner tiled shower cubicle with mains shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C. Further timber beamed ceiling, radiator and twin windows to side aspect with secondary glazing.
With laminate flooring and glass panelled door giving access to:
Offering great potential for conversion into habitable bedroom accommodation (subject to necessary Building Regulations). With feature exposed timber 'A' framed beams, twin skylight windows, radiator and laminate flooring. Restricted access to:
Long gravelled driveway approach being within the ownership of this property with shared access right to the neighbouring property known as the School House.
Extending to just under 0.25 acres or thereabouts to include driveway and garage/workshop plot. Ample parking for vehicles/storage area in front of garage/workshop. Large private garden plot to side of garage/workshop principally laid to lawn with assorted fruit trees, hedge boundaries and timber framed summerhouse.
With twin up and over doors, light/power and staircase to:
Providing further useful storage space or possibility of office/games room with twin velux windows and electric light.
Mains gas, electricity and water connected. Drainage to private septic tank.
From gas fired combination boiler to radiators as listed.
The property is Grade II Listed.
There is a cellar beneath Ivy Cottage which forms part of the adjoining property Mayfield. The only access to this cellar is from the adjoining property known as Mayfield. Ivy Cottage does not enjoy any rights to this cellar and the property is sold subject to Mayfield having the benefit of it.
Assumed from the vendor to be freehold.
Band 'C' amount payable £1517.18 2019/20. 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.
Registered Address: 35 Ironmarket, Newcastle, Staffs, ST5 1RP
Registered Company No : 06201442 | Vat Number: 537047446