Pool Cottage, Radmore Lane, Gnosall, Staffordshire

Offers in the Region Of £585,000

Key features

  • Charming Family Home
  • Rural Location With Outstanding Views
  • Large Gardens and Paddocks Extending to Approx 2.5 Acres
  • Four Bedrooms With En-Suite Master
  • Sitting Room, Drawing Room and Study
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Garden Room
  • Farmhouse Kitchen and Back Kitchen

Full Details

Pool Cottage is a charming four-bedroom family home, set in approximately 2.5 acres of which just under 2 acres is paddock, enjoying wonderful views over gently rolling open farmland. The property has a huge amount of character; the original cottage having been sympathetically extended to create spacious family accommodation.

Located a short distance from the rural village of Gnosall on the border of Staffordshire and Shropshire, the property is within easy reach of the larger towns of Newport to the west and Stafford to the east. The cottage has ample reception rooms including a large hallway with guest cloakroom off, a comfortable sitting room to the front and larger, more formal drawing room to the rear with sliding doors providing superb far reaching views over the large garden and paddock.

The dining room is an impressive room, and has a wonderful feeling of space due to its vaulted roof with exposed truss work. The farmhouse kitchen is a welcoming space, the oil fired twin plate AGA being at the heart of the room, surrounded by a range of painted solid oak wall and base units.

The back kitchen, just off the main kitchen preparation area provides yet more cupboard storage in addition to a double sink and drainer and plumbing underneath for a washing machine and tumble drier and includes space for a second cooker and additional appliances. The kitchen opens out into a contemporary garden room with wonderful views over the garden and the pool from which the cottage takes its name. There is plenty of space available for a table and chairs for year-round dining, or for more relaxed seating from where the last rays of sun can be enjoyed.

There are four bedrooms on the first floor, the larger master bedroom having a dressing space and smartly fitted en-suite bathroom with panel bath and separate shower enclosure. The remaining three double bedrooms are served by an equally well-appointed principal bathroom, both bathrooms having been recently re-fitted with smart white suites.

Externally there is adequate driveway parking to the front for numerous vehicles, while the mature garden is well stocked, providing year-round interest and colour. To the side of the property there are two solid wood gates which give access from the road to the lawn gardens and to the side of this are two brick built log stores with tiled roofs, an orchard area with two pear, four apple, two cherry and a plum tree.

The attractive pool is framed by mature willow trees and provides glimpses of the views beyond. The driveway splits to the right, accessing the Nissen hut and wooden stable block with two stables.



ACCOMMODATION The accommodation comprises:

Canopy Porch leading to

Reception Hall 3.63m x 2.95m Spacious reception hall with brick feature fireplace on quarry tiled hearth having open fire, exposed beams.

Guest Cloaks 1.83m x 1.57m Ceramic tiled floor, white suite of wash hand basin and WC.

Sitting Room 3.68m x 3.63m Fireplace with tiled hearth; pine surround housing a cast iron log burner, radiator and exposed beams.

Farmhouse Kitchen: 3.66m x 3.66m With an oil fired two oven twin hotplate Aga, good range of painted oak units comprising base and wall cupboards, large fridge, shelving, drawer units and space underneath for a dishwasher. Exposed beams, oil fired central heating boiler and access to:

Garden Room: 3.84m x 3.81m With twin Velux windows, glazed side elevations and lower brick walls, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, French doors to the gardens, views over the garden and surrounding countryside.

Back Kitchen 3.53m x 2.18m With a range of pine units, double drainer sink unit having mixer tap over, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, work surfaces, space for dryer, tiled floor, shelving, loft access and door to rear garden.

Inner Hallway With storage cupboard, built-in shelving and cupboard space, access to:

Drawing Room: 5.11m x 4.57m With Minster style stone fireplace having marble inserts to open fire, attractive coving to ceiling, double radiator, double French sliding doors leading to the rear garden, access to:

Study 2.97m x 1.52m Within the Drawing Room, having parquet wood floor, glazed full height windows overlooking the side garden, glazed internal window into hallway.

Dining Room 4.88m x 3.51m Full height vaulted ceiling with exposed truss work, parquet flooring, radiator with radiator cover and door to side garden.

Master Bedroom 3.89m x 3.1m Dressing area with two double wardrobes and access to Ensuite, double radiator, two built-in double wardrobes and additional single wardrobe, built-in dressing table with drawers below and two bedside cabinets, views over the surrounding countryside and gardens.

Master En-Suite With modern white suite of panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, wash hand basin with cupboards below, WC, tiled floor, part tiling to walls, chrome effect heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two 3.66m x 3.05m With a range of built-in wardrobes across one wall, built-in dressing table and bedside cabinets.

Bedroom Three 3.66m x 3.00m With radiator and views to the front.

Bedroom Four 3.68m x 3.66m With a large recess, radiator and wonderful views overlooking the pool and gardens to the side.

Principal Bathroom With a white suite of P-shaped bath having electric shower unit and glazed shower screen, wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, tiled flooring and part tiling to walls.

Externally There are a couple of substantial outbuildings including one Nissen hut and side Perspex greenhouse.

Nissen Hut 11.13m x 4.88m Corrugated structure with twin wooden doors and concrete floor.

Wooden Stable Block of Two Stables:

Stable One 3.66m x 3.66m

Stable Two 3.66m x 3.05m

Location The property is located near the popular Village of Gnosall which is on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border. Gnosall offers a range of facilities including shops, pubs, takeaways, school, nurseries etc and is conveniently located along the A518 providing easy access to the A41 and West Midlands road network, in particular the M6 to the North and M54 to the South. The property is also within easy commuting distance by car of Newport, Stafford (M6), Telford (M54), Cannock, Wolverhampton, Stoke, Stone and Shrewsbury. The main A518 bus route is approximately half a mile from the property providing access to Stafford, Newport and Telford town centres.

EPC E 49

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