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Outlands Cottage, Offley Brook

Offers In Region Of £815,000

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This magnificent detached 5-Bedroom Detached Cottage is situated in a picture postcard location - with electric gates opening to the driveway which leads up to the Cottage and triple Car Port, landscaped Gardens, Paddocks and Stable Block.

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30 High Street, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7AQ
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Property Summary

  • Five Bedroom Character Cottage
  • Fantastic Rural Location
  • Gardens, Paddocks & Stable Block
  • Open Plan Kitchen, Dining & Sun Room - a fantastic Family Space
  • Two further Reception Rooms and Snug
  • Master Bedroom with En Suite and Balcony
  • Four further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom
  • Electric Gates and Triple Car Port
  • Stable Block with 2 Stables, Feedroom and Store
  • EPC Rating

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BRIEF DESCRIPTION This is very special property set in a beautiful, rural location - yet less than 4 miles from the pretty market town of Eccleshall. It's presented to a really high standard whilst retaining many original features, with gardens and grounds extending to approximately two acres.

The Cottage itself has been modernised in such a way as to preserve many original features whilst adapting the property to a modern lifestyle - especially with the open plan downstairs layout that links the Dining Room through to the Kitchen and out to the Sun Room. It also has an exceptional Home Office - fully fitted with desk space and cupboards and views out over the gardens.

To the ground floor, the accommodation comprises of: Entrance Hall, downstairs WC., Sitting Room with feature fireplace, open plan Dining/Kitchen/Sun Room, Drawing Room with fire place, and exceptional Home Office. Stairs from the Sitting Room rise up to the first floor where you'll find the Master Bedroom with Ensuite and private Balcony overlooking the Gardens, four further Bedrooms, one of them Ensuite and the Family Bathroom.

Externally, the property is set behind electric gates, with lawned gardens to both sides of the driveway and round to the rear of the property, a triple timber-framed Car Port and then a gate leads through to the two paddocks and stable block - with the overall plot running to approximately two acres.

This wonderful family home will make a great Equestrian property or small holding - and is the perfect mix of traditional features and modern living spaces. To view, please call our Newport Team on 01952 820239.

LOCATION Set in a gorgeous, rural location accessed along a private lane, close to the village of Offley Brook, the Cottage is just over 4 miles from the market town of Eccleshall and 8.4 miles from our office in Newport. Close to the River Sow and Mill Pond it's a great area for walking and hacking yet still convenient for the M6 junctions and main line railway station at Stafford.


ENTRANCE HALL A solid wood front door with single glazed panel opens to the Entrance Hall with exposed timbers to ceiling and walls, double radiator, built in cupboard and Cavatina tiled flooring that runs through to the Ground Floor WC, and doors to the ground floor accommodation:

GROUND FLOOR WC With low level WC, vanity hand wash basin with cupboards below, deep sill to window and radiator

DINING ROOM 11' 0" x 11' 9" (3.35m x 3.58m) With deep sill to bay window overlooking the front of the property, double radiator and wide opening through to the:

KITCHEN The Kitchen at Outland's Cottage is at the heart of the property and has an excellent range of Shaker style wall cupboards, base cupboards and drawers with granite work surfaces over, integral Bosch dishwasher, drinks fridge, Range cooker with double oven and grill with six burner gas hob unit and extractor fan over, inset 1.5 stainless steel sink with mixer tap over and water filter, tiling to splash areas, inset spotlights, central island with build in oven and wine rack, wall mounted contemporary radiator and a door to the:

UTILITY ROOM 5' 8" x 5' 0" (1.73m x 1.52m) With plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, base cupboard with work surface over, wall cupboard and wall mounted Glow Worm gas central heating boiler and extractor fan

SUN ROOM 12' 1" x 12' 9" (3.68m x 3.89m) The open plan layout from the central Kitchen continues through into the Sun Room - a really light and spacious room with windows to two sides, French doors out to the Garden and Patio Area, continuation of the Cavatina tiling and loft access

DRAWING ROOM 17' 8" x 15' 0" (5.38m x 4.57m) A door from the Kitchen leads through to the Drawing Room with oak flooring, feature inglenook fireplace with log burning stove, bay window with deep sill, two double radiators, smoke alarm and a further door through to the:

HOME OFFICE 14' 0" x 14' 2" (4.27m x 4.32m) This is a fantastic Home Office with great views over the garden, a range of fitted cupboards and desks, exposed timbers to ceiling and walls, deep fireplace with stone hearth and oak beam over

SITTING ROOM 19' 0" x 12' 10" (5.79m x 3.91m) With double radiator, exposed beams and timbers, dual aspect windows overlooking the Gardens, feature inglenook fireplace with brick surround and tiled hearth and housing a cast iron log burning stove, under light and oak beam over - and stairs rising to the first floor accommodation:

LANDING With Loft access, radiator and doors to the first floor accommodation:

MASTER BEDROOM 15' 2" x 12' 1" (4.62m x 3.68m) This is a beautifully presented Bedroom with a range of fitted wardrobes, radiator, dual aspect windows and a glazed door out to the Balcony which has a wooden balustrade, concrete tiling, external power point and amazing views out over the Garden and Paddocks. A further door leads to the:

ENSUITE With large tiled shower cubicle and mains shower unit, vanity hand wash basin with cupboards below, low level w/c, Cavatina floor tiles, inset spotlights and views over the rear Garden

BEDROOM TWO 11' 9" x 11' 1" (3.58m x 3.38m) With a recessed door access, this double Bedroom has windows to two sides and a door through to the:

ENSUITE With corner shower cubicle, vanity hand wash basin with cupboard below, low level w/c., Cavatina tiling and heated towel rail radiator

BEDROOM THREE 12' 2" x 8' 7" (3.71m x 2.62m) With recessed access to either side of which there are built in wardrobes - one for clothes and the other housing the hot water cylinder (an airing cupboard) and windows to two sides

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 6" x 8' 10" (3.2m x 2.69m) With double radiator and double built in wardrobe

BEDROOM FIVE 9' 1" x 7' 5" (2.77m x 2.26m) Currently being used as a Dressing Room, with dormer window and radiator

EXTERNALLY One of the best features of this lovely property is the outside space which gives you an overall plot of just under two acres - with loads of parking, gardens laid mainly to lawn and paddocks to the rear.

The property is approached over a private road shared by three properties, and then Outlands Cottage has a feature electric wooden gate set within brick walling to either side and opening to a tarmacadam driveway. There are lawns to either side of the driveway which leads up to the Cottage and a timber framed triple Car Port (23'9" x 15'4) with eaves storage area, concrete flooring and light and power.

A tarmacadam pathway to the side of the Car Port leads round to the Log Store and a hard standing, covered drying area and an adjoining timber shed and LPG gas storage tank.

The main lawned Gardens to the side and rear of the property have hedge boundaries, evergreen borders with sandstone edging and a large paved patio - and a gravelled pathway goes round the entire Cottage. A wooden gate to the side of the property leads to a pathway (with public right of way) and then a further path with post and rail fencing to two grass paddocks and on to the stable block.

The L-shaped timber stable block has a concrete base and standing area, with canopy over the doors, with a tack/feed room (11'8" x 8'0") with fuse box, light and Power

STABLE BLOCK The path to the L-shaped timber stable block has been covered with bark which helps weather proof it through winter, and the block itself has a concrete base and standing area, canopy over the two stable doors and a tack/feed room (11'8" x 8'0") with fuse box, light and power. Stable 1 is approximately 12'0" x 11'4" and Stable 2 16'4" x 11'4" - both have automatic water feeders - and there is a Store Room (12'0" x 11'9") with double doors, light and power. There's also a timber mounting block (not tested!) and outside tap.

To Paddock 1 - which is open to the Stable Block - is a galvanised water tank with mains water supply. Paddock 2 is a sloping paddock to the rear of Paddock 1.

TO VIEW THIS PROPERTY Please contact our Newport Office, 30 High Street, Newport, TF10 7AQ or call us on 01952 820239. Email:

DIRECTIONS If you follow the post code ST21 6HA it will take you straight to the property which is 8.4 miles from our office on Newport High Street and approximately 4 miles from the market town of Eccleshall. From our office, head north out of town and then bear right on Forton Road. At the roundabout take the second exit signposted to Eccleshall A519. After 0.5 miles turn left on Shay Lane (opposite the Swan at Forton) and continue on for 4.2 miles going through Shebdon and Adbaston.

At the crossroads, turn right signposted to Bishops Offley, and after 0.2 miles turn left at the cross roads, and then left again opposite Brook House Holiday Homes - and then turn right where you see the Barbers' directional arrow and continue on to the property which can be identified by our For Sale sign.

SERVICES We are advised that LPG Gas, mains electricity and mains water is available with septic tank. Barbers have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings etc or services to this property, so cannot confirm that they are in working order or fit for purpose. A buyer is recommended to obtain confirmation from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Stafford Borough Council


PROPERTY INFORMATION We believe this information to be accurate, but it cannot be guaranteed. The fixtures, fittings, appliances and mains services have not been tested. If there is any point which is of particular importance please obtain professional confirmation. All measurements quoted are approximate. These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.

AML REGULATIONS To ensure compliance with the latest Anti Money Laundering Regulations all intending purchasers must produce identification documents prior to the issue of sale confirmation. To avoid delays in the buying process please provide the required documents as soon as possible. We may use an online service provider to also confirm your identity. A list of acceptable ID documents is available upon request.

TENURE We are advised that the property is Freehold and this will be confirmed by the Vendors Solicitor during the Pre- Contract Enquiries. Vacant possession upon completion.

METHOD OF SALE For Sale by Private Treaty.

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