Rectory Lane, Whitmore Offers in Excess of £475,000

Sold STC
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  • Additional land available
    Rectory Lane Whitmore

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  • Converted Period Coach House Dating Back to 1849
  • Extensive Outbuildings in Excess of 900 Square Feet
  • Idyllic Rural Position
  • Potential for Further Development
  • Additional Land Available by Separate Negotiation
  • No Onward Chain

A genuinely unique property being a converted former coach house with the original part of the building dating back to 1849. The property now comprises a detached two bedroom residence extending to just over 1500 square feet along with a series of nearby outbuildings extending to just over 900 square feet.  The property provides great potential for further development and alteration subject to the necessary regulations and permissions.  The Old Coach House is located at the end of Rectory Lane having a dual access driveway with double wrought iron gates on both entrances.  There is further vehicular access from the lane leading to the gardens.  The property enjoys some beautiful far reaching views to the south easterly aspect looking across to Hanchurch hills and there is a further paddock of land available to purchase by separate negotiation.  Noteworthy features inside the house include American white oak flooring in the sitting room and Rhodesian teak parquet flooring in the dining room with many rooms having dual aspect allowing plentiful natural light into the house. This unique property is in a superb position being the final residence along Rectory Lane and is well worth a detailed inspection. The property is offered with no upward chain.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall - 7' 0'' x 6' 4'' (2.14m x 1.94m)

Having timber door with opaque glass panel to side, window to rear elevation, ceramic tiled floor and radiator.

Cloakroom - 6' 4'' x 4' 11'' (1.94m x 1.51m)

White suite comprising W.C. and wash hand basin. Oil fired central heating boiler, plumbing for washing machine, opaque glass window to side and ceramic tiled floor.

Inner Hallway

Giving access to kitchen, dining room and sitting room.

Kitchen - 12' 11'' x 7' 6'' (3.93m x 2.28m)

Fitted range of wall and base units incorporating one and a half bowl ceramic drainer sink, integrated electric cooker, four ring ceramic hob, tiled floor and tiled splashbacks, space for under unit appliance. Windows to rear and side elevations, external timber door and radiator.

Sitting Room - 16' 9'' x 15' 9'' into bay (5.11m x 4.8m)

Fireplace with marble surround, oak flooring, wide bay to front elevation enjoying far reaching views, inset spotlighting and radiator.

Central Dining Hall - 15' 1'' x 13' 9'' (4.6m x 4.2m)

With glazed double doors leading out to the front and enjoying far reaching views, window to rear elevation, teak parquet flooring, stairs leading to first floor and radiator.

Ground Floor Bedroom - 14' 7'' x 10' 2'' (4.45m x 3.09m)

Windows to front and side elevations, vaulted ceiling with access to large roof void ideal for storage, oak laminate flooring and radiator.


Fitted with white suite comprising shower bath with glass screen and electric shower, pedestal wash basin and W.C. Tiled floor, opaque glass window to front elevation, inset spotlighting and radiator.

First Floor

Bedroom - 15' 1'' x 13' 9'' (4.6m x 4.2m)

Windows to front and rear elevations and further Velux skylight window. Open to staircase leading from ground floor, stripped timber floorboards and radiator.

Dressing Room - 10' 3'' x 6' 1'' (3.13m x 1.85m)

Velux skylight window and door giving access to:

Three Large Storage Areas in Roof Void

All having restricted head height and comprising:

Storage Room One - 16' 9'' x 4' 7'' (5.1m x 1.39m)

Storage Room Two - 16' 9'' x 4' 6'' (5.1m x 1.37m)

Storage Room Three - 12' 4'' x 6' 4'' (3.75m x 1.94m)

Window to rear elevation.

Bathroom - 10' 4'' x 10' 3'' (3.16m x 3.13m)

Traditional white suite comprising roll top claw foot bath, pedestal wash basin, low level W.C. and bidet. Window to side elevation, Velux skylight window and radiator.

Extensive Range of Outbuildings

Extensive range of outbuildings extending to approximately 85 square metres (910 square feet) and consisting of:

Snooker Room - 23' 0'' x 17' 1'' (7m x 5.2m)

With vaulted timber panelled ceiling, windows to two elevations, external door and internal door leading through to:

Double Garage - 17' 1'' x 15' 11'' (5.2m x 4.85m)

Electric up and over door, power points and door leading through to:

Garden Store Rooms

3.25m x 2.55m (10'8" x 8'4") and 4.3m x 2.48m (14'1" x 8'2") both having independent access. To the rear of the outbuilding is a further large timber store.


Vehicular access off Rectory Lane is available to the front and rear of The Old Coach House, with the front having impressive twin wrought iron access gates leading onto an extensive granite chippings driveway providing ample off road parking and turning space as well as leading round to the rear of the house onto a further granite setts parking area giving access to the outbuildings and back onto Rectory Lane by a further set of wrought iron double gates. A field gate gives access onto an extensive lawned area surrounded by mature hedges, timber panel fencing and featuring a number of mature trees.

Additional Land

Please note there is an additional paddock available to purchase with the property. The vendor advises us that the paddock extends to approximately half an acre. The asking price including the additional paddock is £525,000


Mains water and electricity connected. Private drainage to septic tank.

Central Heating

From oil fired boiler to radiators as listed.


Sealed unit double glazing throughout.

Council Tax

Band 'E' amount payable £2241.25 2020/21. Newcastle under Lyme 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
Rectory Lane Whitmore
Newcastle ST5 5HR
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 5585
Tom Follwell
Follwells Independent Estate Agents
  01782 615530