Barn Conversion For Sale

Manor Farm, Whitgreave Lane, Whitgreave, Stafford, Staffordshire

Guide price £1,150,000 Sold

An exceptional country home in a superb rural setting, with excellent equestrian facilities extending to 12.35 acres in all.

  • Spectacular open plan kitchen/living room with mezzanine floor
  • Master bedroom with contemporary bathroom suite
  • 3 further bedrooms & well appointed bathroom
  • Open barn, 7 stables, & menage
  • Outbuildings including hobby room, dog kennels, and stores
  • Timber viewing lodge with kitchen and seating area
  • Gardens, paddock/grazing land extending to about 12.35

Manor Farm is situated within the village of Whitgreave located 4.1 miles of the county town of Stafford and 5.4 miles of the canal town of Stone. The town of Stafford has the benefit of a range of amenities including shops, leisure facilities, pubs and restaurants whilst the thriving town of Stone offers a range of local shops and restaurants.

There is a regular Farmers Market, and various events take place such as The Stone Festival in June and Stone Food and Drinks Festival in October.

The property is well placed for access to the regional road network with junctions 13/14 of the M6 being within easy reach and providing a link to the M6 Toll, M42, and M1.

As Manor Farm offers equine facilities the excellent road networks are convenient for all major equestrian events. Stafford inter-city mainline railway allows for a fast commute into London and other major cities.

A regular bus service also runs from Whitgreave to Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent.

There is an excellent range of schooling within the area including Yarlett School, Stafford Grammar School, St Dominic's Priory School, Alleynes Academy in Stone, Sir Graham Balfour School and Coopper Perry Primary School in Seighford.

Manor Farm is a truly superb property offering excellent equestrian facilities along with magnificent views of the Staffordshire countryside and stands within 12.3/4 acres of delightful gardens and grounds. Manor Farm is a spacious detached home which has been designed and built by its current owners with no expense spared to create a truly beautiful home.

Ground source energy provides an effcient and economical method of heating the property with the luxury of under floor heating throughout the ground floor. There is also a rainwater harvesting system. This ensures the property has a low carbon footprint. The ground floor is also disability compliant with extra wide doorways.

Bespoke windows and doors are made from sustainable hardwood to enhance the quality even further. For the purpose of enjoying the equestrian facilities, CCTV has been installed which serves all the outside areas including the paddocks and stabling.

Not only does Manor Farm offer flexible accommodation, but planning consent provides the opportunity for a potential purchaser to operate a business from their new home. This does not have to be confined to an equine business.

Manor Farm also has a registered holding number ideal if agricultural live stock is to be kept.

The entrance door leads to the welcoming reception hall with the large open plan kitchen/family room off to the left. This light filled room, with Bi-fold doors leading out to the garden is truly a fabulous room to enjoy.

The full height ceiling draws the eye to a feature mezzanine level with a glazed balustrade, whilst the ceiling height window has the benefit of electronically controlled blinds.

To the far corner a modern Harrie Leenders log burner sits upon a glass hearth, with the kitchen offering modern cabinets and quartz work surfaces. Integrated appliances include a double Siemans fridge and double freezer, double electric oven, and Bosch dish washer.

Continuing form the hall, the utility room has extensive storage with space and plumbing for appliances. A door provides access to the outside.

Leading on, the well-appointed bathroom benefits from a double shower/steam enclosure, and Jacuzzi bath. Further on three double bedrooms are located with two providing access to the outside which could offer alternative uses such as offices or business premises.

The light filled and spacious reception hall features a bespoke, oak and glazed staircase which rises to a landing area.
The landing features a solar controlled ceiling window and useful sliding mirror door fitted wardrobes.

Off to the left is the mezzanine floor sitting room, and off to the right is the master bedroom both having beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

Additional storage benefits both the master bedroom and the mezzaine sitting room, whilst the spacious en suite bathroom comprises of a double shower enclosure, but also a floor standing bath, along with plenty of fitted storage too.

Grounds and gardens
The property is approached through electronically controlled gates providing off road access to the large driveway. The barn and brick stables can both be located to the front aspect with Laurel hedging providing the boundary.

The open barn is currently used for parking. However it has the advantage of planning consent for leisure or additional stabling facilities. Indian stone steps flanked by landscaped gardens lead to the property, whilst a graveled path leads to the floodlit ménage with the four main paddocks located close by.

The immaculately maintained paddocks have been designed to be sub divided if required as double drinking troughs are provided in every paddock. Further along are the American barn style stables which currently consists of four large stables. Additional stabling could be created as extra space exists in the opposite side area currently used as storage. Automatic water drinkers are also provided in each stable.
Within the complex there is also a useful detached timber building which has kitchen facilities, fenced patio and seating area which can be used to enjoy the far reaching countryside views.

Opposite the American barn is a three bay traditional pole barn, a steel storage container, wc, and shower. Back in the garden area is an insulated hobby room, garden shed, green house, and insulated dog kennels.

An Indian stone patio with a timber pergola is situated outside the main house and completes the entirety what Manor Farm has to offer.

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