This immaculate and beautifully presented family home lies on the edge of the canal town of Stone in a pleasant rural position yet just a short distance from all the local amenities of the town and surrounding area. Stone offers a range of local shops and restaurants, with a regular Farmers Market, and various events taking place such as The Stone Festival in June and Stone Food and Drinks Festival in October. Popular Aston Marina is within walking distance of Honeysuckle Lodge, offering high quality dining. The Trentham Garden Estate is approximately 7.2 miles away and offers delightful walks, boat trips, and plenty of shops and restaurants to choose from, along with an extensive diary of events, whilst Trentham Golf Club which is an Open Championship Qualifying course and one of the finest in Staffordshire is also close by.
Honeysuckle Lodge is very well placed for access to the regional road network. The A34 provides a swift connection to the M6 with junction 15 being just 9 miles distant for northbound journeys to Cheshire and Manchester and junction 14 is also 4.1 miles away for southbound journeys to Birmingham and the West Midlands. A few miles to the north is the A50 offering the easy link to the M42 and M1. Train services run to London Euston from Stafford with journey times from 1 hour 21 minutes whilst trains to Manchester
Piccadilly take just 56 minutes and less than 40 minutes to Birmingham New Street. Stone station also offers a variety of efficient rail links to larger centres. There is an excellent range of schooling within the immediate area and a selection of these include Oulton First School, Alleyne's Academy, Christ Church Academy, Yarlet School, Abbotsholme, Denstone College and Stafford Grammar School.
Honeysuckle Lodge is a charming family home set in the pretty village of Aston, close to the market town of Stone. Built in 1995, the house has been improved, modernised and extended in recent years to become the flexible and versatile home it is today.
An entrance door opens to a grand reception hallway with central staircase, off which the majority of the living accommodation is accessed. A door leads through to the bright dining room which offers a large bay window allowing natural light to flood the room. On the opposite side of the reception hall, a door leads to both a bright study with bay window, and useful guest WC. Continuing from the hallway, a double doorway leads through to the sitting room which is very spacious and benefits from a Clearview wood burner. A further doorway leads through to the quirky library which has a vaulted ceilings and beams. The garden room can be accessed off the sitting room and library, and offers a very flexible living space with Clearview wood burner and pleasant views over the rear garden. A double doorway leads through to the kitchen breakfast room which has been completely overhauled. A range of semi-gloss cabinets are set under a granite worksurface whilst there is a gas fired AGA enamelled in British racing green. There are numerous appliances which include integrated microwave and dishwasher as well as free standing double Miele fridge freezer. A central island rises to include an oak block breakfast bar which provides ample seating for six, with the remainder of the kitchen benefits from well designed features such as pull out and soft close cupboards. The utility room has matching units and space for a washing machine and dryer.
Wide stairs rise to a galleried landing on the first floor, which provides access to all bedroom accommodation. The master suite is a very good size with fitted wardrobes and refitted en-suite with double shower and bath. There are three further bedrooms, two of which are extremely large with fitted wardrobes, and a contemporary refitted family bathroom with double shower and bath.
A driveway leads directly off Aston Lane which provides parking for numerous vehicles and a spacious frontage. A detached double garage is accessed from the driveway, and also provides a useful first floor storage level.
Accessed from the left hand side of the property, as well as the garden room and utility, is the idyllic rear garden. A terraced area leads directly onto the remainder of the garden, which is mainly laid to lawn. The garden is interspersed with various trees and shrubbed beds, including a herb garden. The garden enjoys pleasant views over neighbouring fields to the rear and beyond.
House For SaleHoneysuckle Lodge, Aston Lane, Aston, Stone
Guide price £600,000 Sale Agreed
A charming village house with extensive accommodation located a short distance from the idyllic market town of Stone.
- Reception Hallway
- Two reception rooms
- Study and library
- Garden Room
- Kitchen breakfast room. Utility room
- Master bedroom with en-suite
- Three further double bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Driveway and detached double garage
- Charming gardens with rural views