The Old Barn is situated on the edge of the village of Rocester. The village of Rocester is well known for the JCB Headquarters and the JCB Academy. Within the village there is a public house, hairdressers, shops, schools, and a village hall. Located 5.2 miles is the market town of Uttoxeter. The town of Uttoxeter offers a range of supermarkets, shops, leisure and dining facilities as well as a cinema, bowling alley, ice rink and the popular Uttoxeter race course. Golf is available at both the Manor Golf Club in Kingstone and also at Uttoxeter Golf Club.
The nearby village of Denstone is well known for Denstone College founded by Sir Thomas Heywood in 1873. Within the village is a post office, village store, The Tavern public house, tennis club, primary school, farm shop, and church. There is also a village hall offering a whole range of activities and clubs to include yoga and amateur dramatics.
Just 5 miles away is Alton Towers theme park and gardens, and with the historical town of Ashbourne 7 miles away provides an opportunity for shopping, walking, riding and cycling amongst other activities.
The Old Barn is well placed for access to the regional road network with the A50 being within easy reach (at Uttoxeter) and providing a link to the M42, M1 and M6. Train services run to London from Stoke on Trent, Derby, Lichfield and Birmingham International. Regular train services also run from Uttoxeter station.
There is an excellent range of schooling within the area including Dove C of E First School, Ryecroft Middle School both in Rocester, Denstone College, Abbotsholme School, Thomas Alleynes School in Uttoxeter and Painsley Catholic College in Cheadle.
The Old Barn is situated in a beautiful part of the Staffordshire countryside offering special views. It is a delightful family home with an exceptional standard of accommodation. On entering the property into the reception hall, the main sitting room is located off to the right and features a log burning stove and enjoys the countryside views. Following on, the large open plan kitchen/breakfast family room is located off to the left and offers fitted cabinetry with an integrated electric oven and hob and an integrated dishwasher and washing machine . A door provides access to the rear garden and there is also a useful storage cupboard. The dining area has the benefit of French doors and full length windows which allow the natural light to flood in. Located in the hall is a useful storage cupboard and a guest cloakroom.
The staircase rises to a pleasant landing area where doors lead off to two double bedrooms both of which benefit from enjoying countryside views. A well-appointed bathroom serves the bedroom accommodation and comprises of a modern suite with a shower over the bath.
The property is approached through a private driveway from the B5030 with The Old Barn having right of access over it. The grounds to the property have pleasant rural aspects and views and offer a potential purchaser the opportunity to develop a beautiful garden of their own choice. The property is bounded mainly by timber fencing and mature hedging.
The Old Barn contains a bat loft as per planning consent reference p/2016/00301.
Barn Conversion For SaleThe Old Barn, Dale Gap Farm, Barrow Hill, Rocester, Uttoxeter
Guide price £380,000 Sale Agreed
Selling with no upward chain an exceptional barn conversion offering well-appointed accommodation situated in a splendid rural position with countryside views.
- Reception hall
- Guest cloakroom
- Sitting room
- Kitchen/breakfast/family room
- Two double bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Rural location