High Street, Eccleshall, Staffordshire

£550,000

Key features

  • Substantial Four Bedroom Town House
  • EPC Rating D 64 Points. 360 Degree Virtual Tour Available
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Off Road Private Courtyard Parking
  • Large Garden with Views onto Castle Meadows
  • Situated within Eccleshall's Conservation Area
  • Kitchen with Mains Gas AGA & Garden Room
  • Separate Utilty & Ground Floor WC
  • Master Bedroom with En-Suite
  • Convenient High Street Location with Easy Access to Amenities

Full Details

The Gables is without doubt, one of the most iconic properties on the High Street, contributing to the variety of architecture that Eccleshall is renowned for. With its turret and curved first floor window, The Gables has a striking frontage. It’s a substantial family home with four bedrooms, three reception rooms, parking to the rear and large gardens that run down to Castle Meadows, providing a wonderful open view.

Ideally located on the High Street, the convenient location is an easy walk to the plethora of amenities on offer. An additional advantage of the property's situation is that the rear of the house enjoys a great deal of privacy with a large garden little overlooked by neighbouring properties. The current owners have maintained and improved the property throughout, whilst being mindful to retain character and charm. Stripped pine doors, bespoke carved fireplaces along with antique fixtures and fittings give the home great warmth.

The front door opens into an impressive reception hall with a stunning oak panelled fireplace and turned staircase rising majestically to the first floor. A doorway under the staircase leads down to the Butler’s cellar, an ideal place for storage of wine. Off the hallway, to the right is a large reception sitting room with south facing hardwood double glazed windows to the front. The sitting room has a beautiful antique cast iron fireplace in a Breche Marble surround housing a mains gas fire.


The hallway then leads onto a well-proportioned dining room at the rear, in turn opening into a conservatory overlooking the rear courtyard. There is a generous kitchen with a mains gas fired AGA, electric oven, microwave and gas hob. A range of matching wall and base units, integrated appliances including a water softener, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The kitchen opens into a spacious garden room with vaulted ceiling and windows overlooking both the courtyard and garden beyond.

There are four bedrooms on the first floor, the largest being the master bedroom at the front of the property which has an en-suite shower room off. The remaining three bedrooms are served by the principal bathroom with bedroom four having views of Holy Trinity Church and benefiting from an en-suite WC, bidet and basin.

Shared access over the neighbouring property leading to a large remotely controlled sliding gate which opens into the rear courtyard area where there is space for parking. The owners achieved planning permission for a spacious garage which has now lapsed.

The tranquil gardens are well stocked with a variety of mature shrubs, plants and specimen trees designed to give year-round interest. Frequently involved with the open garden scheme, the garden is a credit to the current owners and being on the southern side of the High Street runs down to the Castle Meadows at the rear providing lovely open views.


Village life:

There is a wide variety of amenities on the high street, supporting a wealth of independent and boutique retailers, doctor’s surgery, chemist, post office, library, wine bars, pubs and coffee shops. Local schooling is a primary school with secondary schooling nearby Stafford, Stone and Newcastle.

The M6 motorway at junction 14 or 15 are a short distance away as are the mainline rail station of Stoke and Stafford, both providing regular intercity services to London, Birmingham and Manchester. There are three international airports within an hour of Eccleshall.

Accommodation briefly comprises:

Front doorway opening into large hallway with gas fire in decorative oak surround.

Antique fireplaces, stripped pine doors throughout the property add a great deal of architectural detail and interest.

Sitting room

5.71x4.75m 18’8x 15’6

Double glazed hardwood windows to front elevation, gas fire in cast iron and marble surround.

Step down from hallway to
Dining room 5.40x 4.19m 17’8x 13’9

Window to real elevation and door into conservatory, gas fire in cast iron and oak surround, original parquet flooring.

Conservatory 4.15x 2.15m 13’7x 7’

Double glazed with tiled flooring.

Cellar
Small butlers’ cellar under hallway.

Kitchen 4.42x 3.72m 14’6x 12’2

Gas fired Aga, water softener, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge freezer, four ring gas hob, electric oven under, extraction over, tiled flooring continuing through to

Garden room 5.25x 3.42m 17’2x 11’2

Dual aspect over courtyard and garden, vaulted ceiling, tiled flooring, three sky lights.

Door to

Laundry with base and wall units, plumbing under for white goods, WC.
Tiled flooring. Heated towel rail.

Turned stairs rising to first floor galleries landing with sky light

Master bedroom 4.84x 4.39m 15’10x 14’5

Curved double glazed window under turret, gas fire in hand carved oak surround.

Oak door with stained glass panels to En-suite shower room with shower enclosure, WC and wash hand basin in vanity unit. Heated towel rail.

Loft access with drop down loft ladder and boarded loft.

Bedroom two 12’5x 16’ max L shaped room

Oriole window to front elevation, loft access. Hand carved fireplace with Staffordshire knot detail.

High level storage over neighbouring en-suite.

Bedroom three 3.17x 2.88m 10’4x 9’5

Double glazed to rear with wonderful views over the garden and castle meadows.

Small loft hatch.

Principal bathroom

White suite with shower over bath, WC and wash hand basin.

Bedroom four 3.14x 3.11m 10’3x 10’2

Fitted wardrobes, one of which houses Worcester Bosch condensing boiler. Dual aspect. En-suite toilet with WC, bidet and wash hand basin.

Externally

Rear courtyard with electric sliding gate providing access via neighbouring property.
Paved terrace with mature espaliered apple trees.
Garden is well stocked and presented in a variety of distinct areas with mature borders and specimen trees. Shaped lawn.
Lower garden with large wooden shed, vegetable plot. Views to the south onto castle meadows.


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